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These 200 LGBTIQ Leaders Say No To The Marriage Plebiscite


anti-bullying pack

PFLAG+ Queensland last week completed an anti-bullying pack for distribution to all state high schools. PFLAG+ national spokesperson Shelley Argent and volunteers spent their weekend preparing the packs for distribution. A donation from a PFLAG+ member enabled the organisation to privately fund the initiative. Shelley Argent said the packs would provide commonsense information for staff …

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Sydney’s Inner West Council has backed the establishment of a LGBTIQ Pride Centre in the inner-city suburb of Newtown. On Tuesday night, the Council backed a motion from Councillor Anna York (pictured left) to throw open Expressions of Interest to create such a centre at Newtown Town Hall. The Council also plans to establish a …

sydney kebab shop owner

The owner of a kebab shop in the heart of Sydney’s gay district has said a homophobic and violent Facebook meme was just “a joke” after copping a boycott from angry locals. Ziftekhar Hasan runs Yilmaz Grill and Bakehouse in the inner-city suburb of Waterloo. This month, Hasan shared a Facebook meme reading, “Why should …

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A national LGBTIQ conference is heading to Queensland for the first time and draw hundreds of visitors to the Far North in February 2022. Since 2018, national group The Equality Project has hosted their Better Together Conference. Each conference brings together a a diverse range of queer advocates and advocacy groups to discuss LGBTIQ rights …

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Everyone deserves to feel safe on a night out. That’s the message from the Queensland Police Service to the LGBTIQ community in a new campaign. Brisbane drag queen Vollie LaVont and QPS Constable Jesse Farrance have teamed up to encourage LGBTIQ community members to report violence and abuse. “The Queensland Police Service is here for …

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LGBTIQ adults in Victoria experience domestic and family violence at more than double the rate of non-LGBTIQ adults, according to a major new survey. The Victorian Agency for Health Information conducted the survey of over 34,000 LGBTIQ adults about their health and wellbeing. The study shines a light on issues contributing to health inequalities LGBTIQ …

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The University of Queensland Student Union will commemorate former councillor and drag queen storytime protestor Wilson Gavin who died earlier this year. The gay student took his own life the day after a protest against a drag queen storytime event in Brisbane. Wilson Gavin was also president of the University of Queensland Liberal National Club …

racist and homophobic attack

Wellington Point man Lee Douglas Summers plead guilty in the Cleveland Magistrates Court today over a racist and homophobic attack on his neighbour. Earlier this week, Summers bashed a chair against the man’s front door and threatened to kill him. The Courier-Mail reports the incident occurred when Summers arrived home intoxicated Monday night. He approached …

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An Australian bookstore has said it will remove JK Rowling’s books from shelves as a show of support for the transgender community. The Harry Potter author has faced backlash for much of the year over her transphobic Twitter commentary on gender and trans people’s access to identification and healthcare. This week, Rowling faced more criticism …

#analjones Claire G. Coleman

The hashtag #AnalJones predictably inspired controversy as it trended on Twitter tonight. Award-winning Wirlomin Noongar author Claire G Coleman kicked off the hashtag earlier in the day. Claire tweeted, “It would be such a shame if everybody accidentally misspelled Alan Jones and #AnalJones started trending, wouldn’t it.” It would be such a shame if everybody …

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