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These 200 LGBTIQ Leaders Say No To The Marriage Plebiscite


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The Queensland AIDS Council (QuAC) will in the future be known as the Queensland Council for LGBTI Health (QC). This follows a membership vote and approval at the 2019 Annual General Meeting tonight. Consultation QuAC conducted community consultation amongst our communities across the state in advance of the change. The consultation sought community feedback on …

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Bob Katter has claimed the backlash against Israel Folau for linking the deadly bushfires to same-sex marriage amounts to “intense Christian persecution”. In a lengthy statement on Monday, the outspoken Queensland MP admitted he “disagrees with Folau on some elements of theology and fundamentalism” without elaborating. “But the intense persecution that he has been suffering …

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Community members, activists and allies have celebrated the annual Trans Community Awards, the night of nights for Brisbane’s trans, gender diverse and non-binary community. Each year, the event recognises the achievements of activists, groups, events and allies for the local trans, gender diverse, non-binary, brotherboy and sistergirl communities. At the awards ceremony at the Sportsman …

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Israel Folau has been slammed for linking the deadly bushfire crisis to the legalisation of same-sex marriage and abortion in a new sermon at his church. The sacked Wallabies player told his controversial Truth of Jesus Christ Church on Sunday the bushfires that have claimed six lives and destroyed hundreds homes are God’s punishment for …

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Two gay Saudi journalists who fled their homeland after Saudi authorities outed them, face an unlimited stay in Australian detention. The two journalists discreetly lived together in the Saudi capital Riyadh. By necessity, they kept their relationship secret in a country that punishes homosexuality with the death sentence. The men have been together for 16 …

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There’s a program of events planned all over the state for World AIDS Day Queensland 2019. On the 1st of December each year, we pause to reflect on our progress in the fight against HIV. We remember those we lost and commit to supporting those still living with HIV today.  It is also a time …

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Senator Pauline Hanson has been asked to apologise to intersex people for calling the issues affecting their community “rubbish”. Yesterday, Greens Senators Rachel Siewert, Janet Rice and Labor senator Louise Pratt moved a motion recognising Intersex Day of Solidarity this month. The motion called on parliamentarians to commit to learning about intersex people and “consider …

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2020 is fast approaching and with a new decade, comes new challenges, and new opportunities to again tackle some of the challenges that have remained with us from the past. QuAC has been actively working to create change for our communities for over 30 years, and we are ready to step in to the next …

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Three conservative senators have come under fire for voting against a Senate motion recognising Transgender Awareness Week. Greens Senators Rachel Siewert and Janet Rice and Labor Senator Patrick Dodson put forward the joint motion on Wednesday. “Transgender Awareness Week is an opportunity to learn about gender diversity, work to remove all forms of discrimination against …

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The Australian Capital Territory’s Chief Minister Andrew Barr, our first openly gay government leader, has married partner Anthony Toms. The couple tied the knot at a “small family ceremony” on Wednesday at the historical Longworth House in Anthony’s hometown of Newcastle, New South Wales. Barr posted to Instagram a collage of wedding snaps. The ACT …

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