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Queer eye Jess Guilbeaux

Queer Eye’s first lesbian hero Jess Guilbeaux has paid off her college debts and is ready to return to school, after fans fundraised more than $90,000 dollars for her. The 23-year-old was introduced to the world in the Netflix makeover show’s recently-released third season, and told the Fab Five in her episode that after she …

Queer Eye season 3 hero Jess

One of the highlights of the new series of Queer Eye – released on Netflix last Friday – is the story of the show’s first lesbian hero, the 23-year-old Jess Guilbeaux. In her episode of the show, titled “Black Girl Magic”, Jess (pictured) tells the Fab Five she came out to her religious, adoptive family …

Local LGBTIQ community members are mourning the death of Queensland man Jarad Higgins, who passed away on October 19 at age 28. “Jarad was a young man that had an enormous impact on so very many, making the world a better place with his ability to connect and relate to many despite his own struggles …

Seth Owen on Ellen Degeneres

Gay Florida teenager Seth Owen, who went viral after he was forced out of his family home, has received an unexpected surprise from talk show host Ellen DeGeneres. Eighteen-year-old Seth Owen’s religious parents had given him a choice between attending the family’s anti-gay church or moving out after they found out he was gay. The …

Rodney Croome

Two Tasmanian gay men have launched a crowdfunding campaign to raise $20,000 in a bid to thank long-term equality advocate, Rodney Croome, for his decades of service to Australia’s LGBTI community. The two men said they first met Rodney in 1988, who at the time had founded the Tasmanian Gay and Lesbian Rights Group, fighting …