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NCWQ Lesbian academic Grant

Female students in Brisbane who identify as LGBTIQ are eligible to apply for a $1,000 grant to aid their studies. The bursary is sponsored by Central Ward Councillor Vicki Howard and focusses on female students living in the Brisbane City Council area and who identify with the LGBTIQ community. The bursary is one of more …

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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 …

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MELT Festival Portrait Prize winners 2018

Submissions are open now for this year’s Portrait Prize at the Brisbane Powerhouse’s annual queer arts festival MELT. MELT is an annual extravaganza of queer arts and culture, showcasing local and international actors, cabaret and circus performers, dancers, photographers, artists, rock stars, and comedians. The festival’s annual Portrait Prize will return this year to celebrate …

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The trailer for third season of Queer Eye is here and it’s as emotional as fans of the Netflix series have come to expect. The trailer sees the Fab Five – Antoni Porowski, Bobby Berk, Jonathan Van Ness, Karamo Brown, and Tan France – back in action and the new trailer offers a sneak peek …

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Lilian Cooper and Josephine Bedford

Phyllis Cilento has, in recent years, been lauded as Queensland’s great female medical pioneer, a title that rightfully belongs to another woman. However, the true story of Queensland’s ground-breaking female medical pioneer is a tale of not one, but two women, Lilian Cooper and Josephine Bedford. In this extract from the forthcoming book By Any …

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tennis legend Martina Navratilova

Tennis legend Martina Navratilova has claimed that allowing transgender female athletes to compete in women’s sport is “insane” and akin to “cheating”. The out tennis champion wrote an article in UK’s The Times newspaper addressing a controversy over a tweet last December complaining about rules allowing trans women to take part in women’s sport. “I …

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Hannah Gadsby by Netflix from her special Nanette

Hannah Gadsby has announced she will debut a brand new stand-up show in Australia this year after the global success of her critically-acclaimed 2017 special, Nanette. Douglas, named after the Tasmanian-born comic’s dog, will premiere in Melbourne in March, with a number of dates announced at Melbourne’s Arts Centre. After that, Gadsby will take the …

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A New Series Of 'The L Word' Has Officially Been Confirmed

Lesbian drama The L Word is officially returning to TV with several original cast members, US cable network Showtime has confirmed. A new season of eight episodes of the iconic series will head into production later this year and is expected to debut by the end of 2019. Three of the show’s original cast members …

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Lesbians Incorporated

Community group Lesbians Incorporated is offering grants of up to $1000 each for projects around the country that support lesbians and queer women. Lesbians Inc is an Australian not-for-profit organisation that advocates for and supports all lesbians and queer women including those who are transgender, non-binary, bisexual, queer or asexual. Since 2000, the group has …

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The Weeknd

Singer The Weeknd has copped criticism for including homophobic lyrics in his new track. The singer recently released Lost in the Fire, a collaboration with French producer Gesaffelstein, but the content of one of the track’s verses didn’t sit well with fans and followers on social media. In the song’s sexually explicit second verse, The …

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