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Alan Jones is, many people believe, a misogynist. Yet the most common word used for him by online detractors is arguably the most misogynist in the English language. Similarly, people usually scathing of homophobia don’t hesitate to call Jones a ‘bitter old queen’. What do we do about a man who brings out the worst …

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Some critics may already deride “Old Town Road” as a one-hit wonder but the multiple remixes of Lil Nas X’s hit already make it one of the biggest songs of the decade. That the now openly gay singer-songwriter chose a cowboy theme for his track is not surprising. Songs featuring an element of yippee ki-yay …

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Police charged John Martin, an anti LGBTIQ clergyman from Alabama, with four counts of sexual abuse of a child after he admitted “an affair” to his congregation. According to news reports, the Baptist pastor admitted to ‘inappropriate relationships with young men’. In fact, he molested at least one boy from the church on multiple occasions. …

Stonewall Riots 50th Anniversary

Fifty years ago today, the modern LGBTIQ rights movement began after LGBTIQ rioters fought back against a police raid on an illegal Mafia bar called the Stonewall Inn. Out of that grew the gay liberation movement which gave birth to our modern LGBTIQ communities. On the Stonewall Riots 50th Anniversary, we look back on how …

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The Rainbow Hub is a free space to support and empower international LGBTQI students and friends in Brisbane.  Previously, we placed some of the men from Rainbow Hub on our QN Magazine cover. This time, in issue 482, we spoke to and pictured some of the women of Brisbane’s Rainbow Hub, four beautiful Brazilians. The …

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The future British king, Prince William said gay or lesbian children would not concern him. However, the Duke of Cambridge said the pressures they would face from society would worry him. As king, William will also one day fill the role of head of the Church of England. “I fully support whatever decision they make, …

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Willow Smith, daughter of Will Smith and Jada Pinkett Smith opened up about her love life during an appearance on her mother’s Facebook Watch series, Red Table Talk.  18-year-old Willow talked candidly about her equal love for both males and females. The episode focused on unconventional relationships. Willow ensured relevance when she told her mom …

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GoFundMe today closed down Israel Folau’s page seeking donations to help fund his legal battle with Rugby Australia. Before the removal of the page, donors pledged more than $760,000. According to the terms and conditions on the website, users may not attempt to raise money “for the legal defence of … intolerance of any kind …

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Research by Sydney’s University of Technology found “no correlation between popper use and mental health or psychological stress.” Researchers surveyed 800 gay and bisexual men between the ages 18 and 35 who use the inhalants. They asked the men about “dependency characteristics, including health, social, legal and financial problems.” The results of the research suggest …

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Most readers will not know the name Laurie Deane. However, most over 25 years of age, know of Dame Sybil von Thorndyke, legendary founder, hostess and director for forty years of Brisbane’s Annual Queens Birthday Ball, now the longest running gay event in the world. A sensationalist tabloid once breathlessly reported that Laurie Deane lived …

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