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scott morrison federal government prime minister religious freedom

More religious organisations will be permitted to discriminate in hiring and firing staff under the government’s revised religious discrimination bill. Prime Minister Scott Morrison and Attorney-General Christian Porter unveiled the reworked legislation on Monday. Mr Morrison said the government was committed to “ensuring that people would not be discriminated against in this country, on the …

Sanna Marin

Finland will this week swear in Sanna Marin as Prime Minister. She told local paper  Helsingin Sanomat that coming from a rainbow family matters to her. At 34, Sanna Marin also becomes the world’s youngest Prime Minister. The PM elect said she came from a poor family. She attributed her ability to get ahead in …

detained gay saudis

Just.equal co-founder Ivan Hinton-Teoh and Switchboard Victoria CEO Joe Ball spoke on Friday with the two detained gay Saudi men locked up in Australia after fleeing Saudi Arabia. The couple flew to Australia on legitimate visas after fleeing Saudi Arabia. They left their homeland following police investigations into their sexuality. The pair, known as Sultan …

Ali Brigginshaw

Broncos captain Ali Brigginshaw took to her knee and proposed on Saturday night to girlfriend Kate Daly. Ali’s first public declaration of love for Kate came in a post-match kiss after she captained her team to a win in the first NWRL Grand Final. The Courier-Mail reported on Ali’s proposal. “I will never forget the …

unisex toilets

Brisbane’s Sunday Mail reported today that the new Fortitude Valley State Secondary College will feature unisex toilets. Year 7 students at the new school will use self-contained cubicles complete with personal hand basin. The seven-story vertical school due to open on St Pauls Terrace in 2020 will feature unisex cubicles with shared basin facilities. Unisex …

sportsman hotel neil mclucas 30th birthday

The Sportsman Hotel, Brisbane’s iconic gay venue, has celebrated its 30th birthday. A large crowd gathered at the venue on Friday night (December 6) for a special celebration with Sporties’ owner Neil McLucas and his team. Neil (pictured, front) thanked everyone for their support for Sporties before cutting a rainbow pride flag birthday cake on …

Boston man attacked with shovel and box cutter, stitches

A Boston man had his face sliced open with a box cutter in what he says was a vicious homophobic hate attack. The victim, 25-year-old Victor, said he knew his alleged attacker. He told 7 News Boston 58-year-old Eddie Smith had harassed him on many occasions in the past. However, it was Victor’s response of …

queensland lnp senator amanda stoker transgender

Queensland LNP Senator Amanda Stoker has started a petition to fight against the “dangerous and radical transgender agenda”. Stoker is a federal Senator and replaced retiring Liberal Senator George Brandis last March. Now the conservative MP has launched a petition on her website calling on supporters to sign up to support her advocacy against “the …

lesbian couple mother same-sex couple same-sex parents two womb baby

A British lesbian couple have become the first in their country to deliver a baby that was incubated in both of their wombs. The “shared motherhood” procedure involves Donna and Jasmine Francis-Smith (pictured) both carrying the fertilised egg during the course of their IVF pregnancy. Donna’s egg was retrieved, fertilised and placed back into her …

dan pasquali great aussie bake off

After Tim and Rod’s win on The Amazing Race Australia earlier in the week, tonight Brisbane boy Daniel Pasquali fronts up for the final of The Great Aussie Bake Off. Scroll down for Dan’s amazing creations Daniel is no stranger to us at QNews.com.au after appearing as the cover model of QN Magazine back in …

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