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phoebe le brocque here we queer

Phoebe Le Brocque from Queensland group Here We Queer (HWQ) was named Young Achiever of the Year at the 58th Annual Queens Ball Awards, a week short of Here We Queer’s first birthday. She and friend Tayla Lauren Ralph envisaged HWQ as providing the sort of safe, accessible queer meetup that they would have appreciated …

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queer eye fab five netflix

‘Queer Eye’ returned this week for a fourth go-around, even with the tears barely settled on all the makeover wins we experienced throughout the third season. Ah yes, guaranteed sob stories, but in the best possible way for us Netflix bingers. The formula is once again in check – why fix something that isn’t broken? …

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justin jedlica human ken doll melbourne australia polyamorous throuple

Justin Jedlica, known as the “Human Ken Doll”, has opened up about his polyamorous “throuple” relationship with two Australian men. The Instagram star has spent thousands on 700 plastic surgery procedures on a “journey of modification” and “customisation”. And Jedlica told the Herald Sun he divides his time between his Los Angeles home and Melbourne …

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Scarlett johansson

Scarlett Johansson says comments she made about “political correctness” in Hollywood casting have been taken out of context, 12 months after she pulled out of a transgender role. Earlier this week the actor claimed in an interview she “should be allowed to play any person, tree, or animal.” “Today there’s a lot of emphasis and …

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international non-binary day

International Non-Binary Day is this Sunday July 14, and festivities to celebrate the community are happening this Saturday. Firstly, Clarence Corner Book Shop Café in Woolloongabba will host an International Non-Binary Day celebration. There’s also a craft and market afternoon from 3 pm, and a dance party from 6 pm, featuring DJ Boom Boom Bean …

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aurora asteria melt festival melt beauty pageant drag queen

Queensland drag queen Aurora Asteria was recently crowned winner of the Beauty Pageant at the MELT Festival. QN Magazine caught up with her to chat about her win, her drag career and her biggest inspirations. “Different parts of my drag life inspired my looks,” Aurora explained. “I wanted to present something slightly different each time …

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toy story 4 one million moms same-sex parents disney pixar

Anti-LGBTIQ organisation One Million Moms is furious at Disney for “blindsiding” them with a scene of same-sex parenting in Toy Story 4. The homophobic group, an offshoot of the notorious American Family Association, spend their time petitioning anything LGBTIQ-inclusive. Their new target: a very brief moment in the Pixar sequel that viewers likely missed. It’s …

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rainbow pride flag fashion pride 2019

Celebrities donned Rainbow Pride inspired fashion in droves for Pride 2019. Once the preserve of drag queens, Rainbow Pride Flag inspired clothes this year made the move to haute couture. Indeed, it seems the days of home-sewn disco-sequin rainbow-layered dresses are gone. With discount stores everywhere selling rainbow themed leis, sunglasses and bowties, fashion divas …

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tom holland spider-man

Spider-Man: Homecoming’s Tom Holland showed the world his acrobatic versatility during a Lip Sync Battle a couple of years ago. After starting off with a classic interpretation of Gene Kelly’s ‘Singin’ in the Rain’, Tom shucked off his suit and transformed for an outrageous rendition of Rihanna’s ‘Umbrella’. During his Rihanna tribute, Tom made good …

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Tiddalicious Lismore drag

Some of the Northern River’s hottest DJs, sistergirls and drag performers will treat fans to a night of fab entertainment at Tiddalicious tonight. It’s a Lismore drag spectacular. Lismore’s Lilly, the alter ego of local sistergirl Elytta Manton, is bringing her gorgeous girls to town for a special one night only performance. Performers will include …

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rainbow mountain thredbo heaps gay

Australian ski destination Thredbo and LGBTIQ party starters Heaps Gay host Rainbow Mountain from 4 – 8 September. It’s the Gay Ski Week you can’t miss – a five-day festival of crazy, fun, glittery LGBTIQ action in the snow. The LGBTIQ community will take over the mountain. [Promotion] Scroll down for the video The huge …

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peter allen festival tenterfield

The Peter Allen Festival  in the historic town of Tenterfield NSW returns in early September. It celebrates the local icon’s contribution to Arts and Culture not only in Australia but internationally. As always, the 2019 Peter Allen Festival incorporates a range of activities including arts, culture, singing, song, writing, theatre, dance and entertainment. Of course, …

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lil nas x old town road

Lil Nas X, singer/songwriter of the 2019 megahit ‘Old Town Road’ came out on the last day of Pride month. Just last week, Lil Nas X performed the hit at the 2019 BET Awards with Billy Ray Cyrus. Scroll down for Miley and Billy Ray with Lil Nas X at Glastonbury Festival ‘Old Town Road’ …

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I like boys todrick hall

The glorious Todrick Hall’s new video ‘I Like Boys’ shows the ‘Nails, Hair, Hips, Heels’ singer in the desert surrounded by men in various stages of undress. And also, just in undress. Scroll down for vid. Mama come, come doll, take a seat There’s someone you know that you’ve got to meet So brace yourself …

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The L Word Generation Q

Showtime announced the cast this week for the reboot of The L Word. The lesbian TV drama returns after a decade as The L Word: Generation Q with a focus on a younger and more diverse generation of queer people. The new cast members include a transgender actor and several people of colour. Original Cast …

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willow smith jaden smith

Willow Smith, daughter of Will Smith and Jada Pinkett Smith opened up about her love life during an appearance on her mother’s Facebook Watch series, Red Table Talk.  18-year-old Willow talked candidly about her equal love for both males and females. The episode focused on unconventional relationships. Willow ensured relevance when she told her mom …

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troye sivan bloom

Australian pop sensation Troye Sivan opened up to US Vogue about his private life. The ‘Bloom’ singer said the wildest rumour  he heard on the gossip mill concerned his sexuality. Someone outed him as secretly heterosexual. The openly gay singer told US Vogue that he didn’t understand the point of the rumour. “I heard that …

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Jade Elektra undetectable U=U

Toronto drag queen Jade Elektra brought down the house at the 2019 Toronto AIDS Vigil with her live performance of a Nat King Cole classic. As reported by author and activist Mark S. King at  LGBTQ Nation, Jade changed the title word ‘Unforgettable’ to ‘Undetectable.’ Her performance encapsulated the U=U message perfectly. Jade Elektra, when …

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pose season two billy porter pray tell

The second season of Pose starring Billy Porter as Pray Tell opened on June 11 in the US and after only one episode, Netflix contracted a third season. Scroll down for video Who said the world would end with the final episode of Game of Thrones? The latest season moves forward to 1990. Following Pose‘s …

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Jackel bisexual rapper

Bisexual Rapper Jackel hails from New Zealand but lives in Sydney. She enjoys an immense following within the LGBTIQ community and alternative underground scenes. A loud and proud Bisexual, JACKEL pulls no punches with her music. Her lyrics encompass real-life issues from drugs and hustling to personal empowerment. “Pretty girls don’t pay for drugs,” she …

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time waits for no one freddie mercury

Universal Music Thursday unveiled a previously unreleased song by Queen front man Freddie Mercury. Originally recorded in 1986 at London’s Abbey Road Studios, the stripped back  ‘Time Waits For No One’ never found release at the time. The bare-bones rendition of the ballad showcases Freddie Mercury’s powerful voice. His only accompaniment is musician Mike Moran …

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Here We Queer first birthday party

Here We Queer would like to invite you to the celebration of their very first birthday. They are  commemorating one whole year of being out, loud, and proud! On 29 June, Here We Queer pair with Bloodhound Bar in Fortitude Valley HWQ pink to raise money in support of Open Doors Youth Service Inc.’s incredible …

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