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Here’s 18 of the queerest creators who raised us

Say ‘yaaasss’ to Best and Less all-inclusive kids wear


ryan sta maria heroes of the pandemic

The COVID-19 that paralysed much of the globe since early this year brought death and untold misery to many. But it also brought to light community heroes whose stories bring joy into our lives amidst all the bleakness. One of those is Ryan Sta Maria whose resilience and bighearted nature makes him one of our …

correct name and pronouns

The Queensland Police Service (QPS) recently launched an online Change of Personal Details Notification Form. The form allows members of the public to ensure the use of their correct name and pronouns in interactions with the police. Trans, gender diverse and also non-binary members of the community can update their name and gender information within …

LGBTIQ+ Lebanese Proud Lebanon Helem

Rodney Croome writes that Helem and Proud Lebanon make a real difference in the lives of LGBTIQ+ Lebanese but need support after the recent deadly explosion in Beirut. Every day we hear of another overseas theocrat or authoritarian persecuting LGBTIQ people. But what can Australians do to make a positive difference for our queer kin …

idahobit 2020

Despite the pandemic, LGBTIQ communities and allies across the world yesterday celebrated IDAHOBIT 2020, the International Day Against Homophobia, Biphobia, Intersexism, and Transphobia Municipalities, governments, businesses, and organisations draped rainbow flags or illuminated buildings in rainbow colours worldwide. Of course, the COVID-19 pandemic limited the size of gatherings. However, members of our ever-resourceful communities made …

Peach emoji

Scientists in China have warned eating out bums may contribute to the spread of coronavirus.  The news might be disappointing to some, who have shown initiative and self-isolated. What ever will they do cooped up with their partners now? But in all seriousness, scientists have cautioned the public to be careful coming into contact with …

rusy rose first lesbian kiss as batwoman

Okay, so Ruby Rose has kissed women on the show as lesbian Kate Kane, but CW just released stills of her kissing a female as Batwoman.  It’s Batwoman’s first kissing scene since coming out publically in a recent episode. Up until now, we’d only seen her with women outside of her alter-ego — as Batwoman, …

narelda jacobs

Studio 10 presenter, Narelda Jacobs has revealed what it was like coming out to her “devastated” religious family.  Jacobs said she made the revelation in 1998 — the same year she attended her first Mardi Gras. Now this year, the Perth journalist will be hosting the celebrations. She’s come a long way. Jacobs said initially her …

Coming out is never easy, but these queer creators have reminded us we’re not alone.  Below is a list of queer creators whose bravery and ability to be unapologetically who they are helped pave the way for young people and teens around the world to do the same. Also, they’re all so wholesome. I can’t …

best and less pride collection facebook picture

Australian clothing store Best and Less have released a children’s range of LGBTIQ-friendly playsuits and the internet can’t contain itself.  Tailored specifically for babies with same-sex parents, the Pride range is a first for Best and Less. It contains playsuits with slogans like “I got it from my mama’s” and “I have the best dad’s …

starbucks commercial showing trans boy

A Starbucks commercial featuring a trans man using his name for the first time has melted internet hearts.  The #whatsyourname ad premiered yesterday and will help raise at least £100,000 for a trans kids charity named Mermaids. The ad centres around James, who becomes visibly disheartened when on several occasions, he is referred to by …

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