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A moving short film about two Tasmanian LGBTIQ advocates has won Best Documentary at the Melbourne Queer Film Festival. Belonging tells a “parallel story between two generations of LGBTIQ activism” in Tasmania. In the film, 19-year-old activist Sam Watson (pictured left) takes a road trip across the island state. Along the way he explores the …

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Home-grown lesbian romantic comedy Ellie and Abbie (& Ellie’s Dead Aunt) will make its Brisbane debut next week. The film was written and directed by queer filmmaker Monica Zanetti, from her own stage play. Last month it became the first Australian film ever to open the Mardi Gras Film Festival, and it’s heading to the …

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Sir Elton John has won his second Oscar for Best Original Song at the 92nd Academy Awards today. Elton and longtime collaborator Bernie Taupin won for “I’m Gonna Love Me Again”, the end titles theme for Elton’s own biopic Rocketman. In his acceptance speech, Elton said, “Thank you to Bernie, who has been the constant thing …

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A judge has ruled a film portraying Jesus as gay must be taken down from streaming service Netflix in Brazil. The First Temptation of Christ caused chaos in the country, infuriating local Christians. Vigilantes even fire-bombed the production company with Molotov cocktails back in December. A petition to axe the film was created late last …

I knew I was gay the second I saw Debbie Thornberry surfing in khakis, her long blonde hair blowing in the wind. Something in her attitude just clicked inside me and I wanted to be just like her. Turns out, I was just into her. Below is a list of iconic cartoon characters who shaped …

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QNews.com.au contributor Peter Gray takes a look back at four of last year’s cinema outings that honoured the queer community in their own unique way. Booksmart The ad campaign for Olivia Wilde’s debut feature Booksmart indicated this would be a gender-swapped take on Seth Rogen’s cult 2007 comedy Superbad, however it is so much more! Yes, …

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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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Pose star Billy Porter is heading to the big screen with a role in new comedy Like A Boss. Paramount released the NSFW trailer for the movie this week. In it, Billy is seen alongside co-stars including Aussie Rose Byrne, Tiffany Haddish, Jennifer Coolidge and Salma Hayek. According to the official synopsis for Like A …

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Photos of a young Keanu Reeves one of his earliest roles in a homoerotic play have resurfaced, and people are in love. In 1984, the relatively unknown 19-year-old actor landed a lead role in a small Canadian play called Wolfboy. The production is apparently a “homoerotic thriller”, and Reeves, then 19 and still studying drama, …

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Elton John biopic Rocketman was partly funded by an investment fund backed by the Vatican, according to an Italian newspaper. The use of money donated by Catholics to fund Rocketman was revealed during a Vatican inquiry into where it had been invested, Corriere della Sera reported, according to The Times. Researchers looked into the Vatican’s …

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