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The second season of Pose starring Billy Porter as Pray Tell began on June 11 in the US and after only one episode, Netflix contracted a third season. Scroll down for video Who said the world would end with the final episode of Game of Thrones? The latest season moves forward to 1990. Following Pose‘s …

Twitter sh!tfight one nation

A great Twitter sh-tfight erupted this week between a former One Nation member of the West Australian Legislative Council and a former colleague. Parliamentarian Charles Smith quit the party over his “frustration” with the leadership. Smith regularly posts about ‘identity politics’ on social media, citing concerns about issues such as youthful drag queens, drag queen …

Star Observer

Late last night QN Magazine published a story announcing the sale of Sydney’s Star Observer LGBTIQ newspaper. The story was premature. QN Magazine took the story from a news site from an established Sydney publisher. The press release stated that, after the purchase of the Star Observer, the publication would move into his offices and …

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Dr Thomas Bower won a court case over ‘sex discrimination’ because a brewery refused him a women’s discount. Craft beer brewery BrewDog last year offered their special Pink IPA to women for £4—a £1 discount. The male doctor asked for the discount at a bar in Cardiff, Wales, but the bartender refused. However, the bartender …

Lawrence Gibbons Saves Star Observer

Lawrence Gibbons, the publisher of Sydney’s City Hub newspaper, announced last night the acquisition of the Star Observer. His new company Out Publications will now publish the Sydney based LGBTIQ newspaper. The Star Observer will now move into the City Hub offices with both publications managed by Lawrence Gibbons as Group Editor. Due to celebrate …

Senator Nita Green

Newly elected Senator Nita Green today issued a statement on her election to the Federal Senate. “I am incredibly honoured to be elected as a Senator for Queensland,” she said. Nita defined her role as “representing all Queenslanders, especially those who live outside the South East corner.” Last year, she moved to Cairns with her …

high court sperm donor

The High Court today reaffirmed an earlier court decision in favour of a sperm donor. It ruled that a child conceived in 2006 must remain in Australia. The decision overturns an appeal won by the child’s mother and her wife. The man, known in court as Robert, donated sperm to his friend under the belief …

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Former rugby player Israel ‘Hellfire’ Folau ummed and aahed his way through a sermon at his father’s church in Sydney yesterday. The multi-millionaire former Mormon, now Pentecostal, addressed his usual fire-and-brimstone subject matter. Scroll down for the vid. However, as a fire-and-brimstone prophet of doom warning of the hellfire of eternal damnation, Folau lacks fire. …

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2019 saw the most fiercely contested competition ever for Brisbane Pride’s 58th Annual Queens  Ball Awards with a record number of votes received. Additionally, as few as 3 votes separated the winners in some categories. This year also saw the Queens Ball sell out with a full house in attendance including special guests from local, …

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Taylor Swift’s latest release this Pride month from forthcoming album Lover,  celebrates Pride and mocks homophobia. Taylor Swift’s anti-homophobia song is called ‘You Need To Calm Down’. It’ the second track off the album.  Ellen DeGeneres, Hayley Kiyoko, RuPaul, Dexter Mayfield, Billy Porter, Laverne Cox, Adam Lambert, Todrick Hall and the Queer Eye Fab Five …

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