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Australian girl group Shakaya will headline Cairns Pride Fair Day at the Tanks Arts Centre this Sunday. Longtime community allies Simone Stacey and Naomi Wenitong will perform, among other music, their 2002 Top Ten hit ‘Stop Calling Me’. Shakaya will headline a spectacular entertainment line-up and can’t wait to help share the love, colours and …

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James Bond actor Daniel Craig says he goes to gay bars to avoid aggressive dick swinging and because of the ease of meeting women. The actor’s final James Bond film premieres in Australia next month. He made the statements in a conversation with friend Bruce Bozzi on SiriusXM’s Lunch With Bruce podcast. “I’ve been going to …

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LGBTQI+ advocate AJ Clementine will live stream on Yubo tonight as part of the platform’s support for Gen Z mental health. The ‘Express Session’ Q&A and community discussion occur during National Mental Health Month. “We all know it’s been another tough year. Not only for Aussies but across the globe. As part of its commitment …

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Sydney Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras organisers have announced that next year’s Parade will again be held as a ticketed event within the Sydney Cricket Ground (SCG) for a second year. Mardi Gras moved the 2021 parade from Sydney’s Oxford Street to inside the SCG. And on Thursday, organisers said the same thing will happen …

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Troye Sivan has shared the music video for his first solo single of the year, the ode to queer love Angel Baby. The video sees the singer making out with several men, rocking a thong while straddling the back of a motorcycle, and rolling around with multiple folks on a large bed. “This song and …

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The ABC’s kids drama series First Day, starring transgender actress Evie Macdonald, has won an International Kids Emmy Award. In the show, Evie (pictured above left) plays Hannah Bradford, a 12-year-old transgender girl, who is navigating starting at a new high school as her authentic self. First Day premiered on ABC ME in March 2020, …

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The US version of the pioneer reality show Survivor has recently launched its 41st season. After 40 seasons the show is shaking things up with diversity and inclusion at the forefront of its priorities. But one major change has the internet talking as host Jeff Probst scraps the use of the word “guys.” Come on …

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Rupaul has released a new song taking aim at former Drag Race contestants.  His new song Blame It On The Edit is not holding back.  After a string of former contestants have hit back at the show’s editors, Rupaul is clapping back. ‘I’d say bullshit’ It first started back at the All-Stars 2 reunion when …

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The Brisbane Pride Festival has confirmed this year’s Pride March will go ahead, after the festival’s big events were earlier postponed due to COVID-19 restrictions. Festival organisers announced last week Fair Day would instead move to the new date of Saturday, October 30. And now Brisbane Pride has also confirmed the Pride March will also …

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Cairns Pride Festival has returned this month with the long-running event officially launching in Far North Queensland. The 15th annual festival is the largest continuing celebration of LGBTIQ Sistergirl and Brotherboy communities across tropical far north Queensland. This year’s Cairns Pride lineup features numerous parties and community events across the region. On Friday (October 15), …

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A Russian social media star’s new unofficial adaptation of RuPaul’s Drag Race has copped backlash from both Russian authorities and LGBTIQ activists. Nastya Ivleeva is a popular Russian blogger and influences with millions of Instagram, YouTube and TikTok followers. Last week, she launched Royal Cobras, a Russian drag competition series closely resembling – but not …

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Ruby Rose has slammed TV and radio guy Steve Price for “mean” comments after he accused her of “flaunting her freedom” abroad as Australians endure lockdowns. Ruby (above left) and fellow Aussie star Natalie Bassingthwaighte shared a night out in New York together on Saturday. Natalie later posted snaps and clips to her Instagram. Natalie …

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Kylie Minogue has revealed new music and talked tour dates after officially confirming she’s moving back to Australia. On Wednesday, Kylie released the camp video for A Second to Midnight, a duet with Years & Years singer Olly Alexander. It’s one of three new songs from the Kylie’s upcoming re-release album Disco: Guest List Edition. …

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The Emmy award winner and host of RuPaul’s Drag Race, RuPaul Charles has announced a new TV deal. And this time, it’s not about Drag Race. RuPaul is set to change up the TV game again Just a few short weeks ago Rupaul made Emmy’s history taking out his 11th win. Now the international TV …

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The much-anticipated reboot of Sex and The City will air in December 2021. Now titled And Just Like That, the show sees the return of 3 of its stars, minus Kim Cattrall. The continuing story of Sex and The City It has been fifteen years since the hit TV show finished its six-season run. Meanwhile, …

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Arts company All The Queens Men is inviting our Gold Coast elders to the first fabulous and free LGBTIQ+ Elders Dance Club this weekend. All the Queens Men first started the LGBTIQ+ Elders Dance Club in Melbourne in 2016. Two years later, the social event led to the group’s inaugural glitzy Coming Back Out Ball, …

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Britney Spears has thanked the #FreeBritney movement for their role in the removal of her father from her “abusive” conservatorship. The singer directly addressed the fans supporting the movement in an emotional Twitter post after they celebrated her major victory in the Los Angeles Superior Court last week. “#FreeBritney movement… I have no words,” she …

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Drag Queens behaving badly turned out just fine for B.O.B. – Balls Our Bingo. In fact, the Brisbane institution turns 10 this month. Check out Candy Surprise on the cover of QNews Magazine #516 on the streets Friday 8 October 2021. They said it wouldn’t last. Six months at the most naysayers proclaimed a decade ago. …

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Big-hearted new comedy series Sort Of, starring a queer South Asian lead, is streaming in Australia on Stan this week. Sort Of is created by and stars queer transfeminine actor Bilal Baig (pictured) in the lead role, breaking new ground for representation on TV. In the series, Baig plays Sabi Mehboob, a 25-year-old genderfluid Pakistani-Canadian …

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Brisbane Pride Festival has called off this weekend’s Rally, March and Fair Day events, as Covid-19 restrictions tighten across Brisbane and Queensland’s southeast. The annual events were scheduled for this Saturday (October 2) from 10am in Fortitude Valley and New Farm. However the Queensland government announced on Thursday morning COVID-19 restrictions would tighten from 4pm. …

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Britney Spears’ team have spoken out after a judge suspended the singer’s father from the legal conservatorship that Britney says has put her through years of abuse. Jamie Spears was appointed Britney guardian in 2008, amid concerns over her mental health. However Britney has long objected to the arrangement, and Spears’ treatment within it has …

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Art Simone talks to QNews about casting for RuPaul’s Drag Race Down Under, season two. After a stellar season one, RuPaul is on the hunt for the next gaggle of queens to take to the runway. Do you have what it takes? Casting is currently open for season two and it’s anyone’s game. To watch …

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