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Australian censor rejects push to ban Gender Queer book

The Australian Classification Board has rejected a call to ban or restrict a gender and sexuality memoir after a conservative activist complained to Queensland Police. Gender Queer: A Memoir is a 2019 graphic novel by non-binary author Maia Kobabe on the author’s exploration of gender identity and sexuality, aimed at teenage readers. The book has …

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Sam Smith was ‘spat at in the street’ after they came out

Sam Smith has shared the shocking abuse and harassment they experienced after they came out as non-binary and changed their pronouns in 2019. The 30-year-old British singer spoke to Apple Music 1 host Zane Lowe to talk about their new album Gloria, released today. The pair also discussed the Sam’s journey since they came out …

Cover art for Sam Smith new album Gloria, out in January 2023

Sam Smith reveals details of fourth album Gloria

Sam Smith has unveiled the cover and the release date of their upcoming fourth studio album, Gloria. Ahead of its release, the Grammy-winning singer, who is non-binary, has topped charts with the album’s lead single Unholy, featuring Kim Petras. The track has topped UK and Australian charts for weeks and is currently number 1 on …

Newscastle parent April Long is suing the Australian Bureau of Statistics for excluding their family from the Census

This rainbow family filed a human rights complaint over the Census

A former Morrison government minister and the Australian Bureau of Statistics are facing a formal human rights complaint alleging the failure to properly count LGBTIQ people in the Census is unlawful discrimination. Newcastle parent April Long (above, centre), who is non-binary, and LGBTIQ+ organisation Equality Australia filed the case with the Australian Human Rights Commission …

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Non-binary Aussie Robyn Lambird competing at Commonwealth Games

Non-binary Australian para-athlete Robyn Lambird, who made history with their Paralympic medal last year, is representing Australia again at the Commonwealth Games this week. Robyn, who has cerebral palsy and uses a wheelchair, won the bronze medal in the Women’s 100m T34 sprint at Tokyo 2020 Paralympics. The 25-year-old made history last year as the …

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LGBTIQ advocates warn of ‘garbage data’ from latest Census

The Australian Bureau of Statistics has vowed to consult with LGBTIQ advocates after a poorly-worded Census question has likely produced “misleading” and “inaccurate” data. The ABS is in charge of the national Census, surveying every Australian every five years. On Tuesday (June 28), the ABS is releasing the first round of data from the 2021 …

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Jennifer Lopez introduces child Emme with gender-neutral pronouns

In a recent live performance, Jennifer ‘JLo’ Lopez introduced her child Emme using they/them pronouns. JLo was performing at the Los Angeles Dodgers Foundation Blue Diamond Gala late last week when she brought her teenager Emme Muniz onto the stage. “The last time we performed together was in a big stadium like this and I …

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Gold Coast AFLW player Tori Groves-Little on coming out as non-binary

Gold Coast Suns AFLW player Tori Groves-Little has opened up about the moment they came out as non-binary to their club. In October last year, Tori (above) posted a short announcement to their Instagram. “Normalise checking gender pronouns, mine is they/them!” they wrote. Speaking to the ABC, Tori explained, “Non-binary for me is I don’t …

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Survivor removes use of the word “Guys” and debuts a more diverse cast

The US version of the pioneer reality show Survivor has recently launched its 41st season. After 40 seasons the show is shaking things up with diversity and inclusion at the forefront of its priorities. But one major change has the internet talking as host Jeff Probst scraps the use of the word “guys.” Come on …

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Queer Aussie Robyn Lambird wins medal in Paralympics debut

Queer Australian Paralympian Robyn Lambird has scored a bronze medal in wheelchair racing in their Paralympics debut in Tokyo. On Sunday afternoon, the non-binary wheelchair racer placed third in the women’s 100m T34 final, behind Britain’s Hannah Cockroft who won gold. Lambird, who is from Western Australia, is one of three non-binary athletes competing at …

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