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16 must-see queer films for the Christmas period

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While Coles and Woolworths re-enact the annual post-Christmas bun fight to be the first out with hot cross doughy rolls, Britain’s Marks & Spencer lifted Easter treats into a whole new ballpark. Following their Valentine’s Day Love Sausage and Santa’s Yumnut at Christmas, the store just released an Easter Eggplant. Scroll down for images. Despite …

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Following the success of the Elton Barbie, which sold out immediately after its October release, Elton John and family dressed up for a Christmas video. Despite the pandemic, Elton John enjoyed a bumper year. While his world tour crashed to a halt as COVID restrictions kicked in, Elton still beat out younger acts to achieve …

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The evil spawn of the Twitterverse anticipates no event more eagerly than the annual Carols by Candlelight Twitstorm. Twits and half-twits alike choose Carols by Candlelight as the scratching post on which to sharpen their claws. In time-honoured Bitchmas tradition, they gather each 24 December ready to pounce on lyrical, musical or sartorial deviance. The …

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The firebombed ‘Gay Jesus’ filmmakers of Christmas 2019 return for Christmas 2020 with a new film. This year, the members of Porta dos Fundo decided to parody the response to last year’s The First Temptation of Christ. Scroll down for vid Following the release of the Brazilian troupe’s film on Netflix in 2019, the backlash …

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Molotov cocktails were lobbed at the offices of Brazilian comedy troupe Porta dos Fundos on Christmas Eve. Earlier in December, the troupe released a Netflix film that portrays a gay Jesus Christ. After the bombs set the offices ablaze, a security guard managed to contain the flames. No one suffered any injury in the attack. …

carols by candlelight

Last night, Channel 9 broadcast the annual Carols by Candlelight concert from Melbourne’s Sidney Myer Music Bowl. 10,000 people attended the venue while millions more tuned in on Nine. But the real action was on Twitter, where the bitches came out to throw shade at 280 characters a post. Rapid-fire tweets took aim at everything …

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Christmas is almost here! (YAY!!) And what better way to celebrate than by snuggling up on the couch watching gay-friendly films with your loved ones. (Yes, that includes your fur babies, of course.) Here at Qnews we have compiled a list of our favourite queer Christmas films to celebrate the holidays. Check them out below! …

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We all get it. Conservative pundits (very) occasionally tire of flogging a dead horse and leave Greta Thunberg alone for a day. They cast about for some new outrage to fulminate on and usually look to the LGBTIQ community as reliable fodder to entertain their ‘back in my day’ audience. And there’s nothing better to …

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Kirralie Smith, spokesperson for Binary which “exists to challenge the aggressive agenda to de-gender our society” this week complained about “another example of corrupting Christmas.” Smith’s complaint centred on Sydney performer Etcetera Etcetera who this December continues the age-old Christmas tradition of performing in drag to bring fun and cheer to the festive season. Smith …

pride business network christmas party

The Pride Business Network invites all members of the LGBTIQ communities and allies to their annual Christmas Party Friday 6 December at the QA Hotel in New Farm. Last year’s party was a hoot but at the end of the festivities all present took an oath that what happens at the Xmas party stays at …

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