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WATCH: Starbucks ad about trans man overwhelms internet

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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 …

2020 honours list georgie stone

LGBTIQ activist Georgie Stone received a medal of the Order of Australia, along with her mother in this year’s 2020 Honours List. The mother-daughter team received their award for their work for transgender youth and their parents. Other honorees included Janine Middleton, Sarah Midgley, and Carlotta. Georgie Stone and Rebekah Robertson Georgie Stone became the …

Carlotta

The 2020 Honours List announced tonight sees Carlotta awarded a Member of the Order of Australia. Carlotta received her award for services to the entertainment business and the LGBTIQ community. QNews spoke with Carlotta last week. The legendary showgirl began her career as an original cast member of the famous Kings Cross Les Girls in …

Glam Slam tournament Australian Open

Glam Slam, Australia’s biggest LGBTIQ tennis tournament, will take place next week at the Australian Open. Offering an authentic tournament experience, Glam Slam will provide participants with the opportunity to compete in an LGBTIQ tennis competition. Tournament director Rowen D’Souza said since the its birth three years ago, the event has “grown out of sight”. …

Alan Jones says Greens "unfaitly blamed"

Alan Jones this morning described the Greens as “unfairly blamed” for the fuel load issue allegedly contributing to the bushfire crisis. Further, he said the government had the responsibility to take action and lead. He told 2GB’s John Stanley that the government had failed. “This was preventable.”  Jones actually turned up as a guest on …

hero shot lgbtiq christmas films, movies, holidays

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! …

Harry K.

Launching at X-Cargo in the Valley on Saturday 25 January, Harry K’s latest fabulous queer event is OUTRAGEOUS. The brand new daytime party series is unlike any clubbing experience we’ve seen before. QN Magazine chatted with Harry K about the importance of queer party space. QN: You’ve been creating queer events for two decades now. …

US man burns pride flag,receives 16 years prison

An Iowa man will spend 16 years behind bars after stealing a local church’s LGBTIQ flag and setting it alight. Adolfo Martinez, 30 stole the LGBTIQ flag from the Ames United Church of Christ in Iowa back in June. Then Martinez doused the flag in lighter fluid and burnt it outside of a strip club …

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