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Michael James

Community activist, former QNews Magazine Print Editor and Brisbane Pride Vice-President Michael James celebrated the New Year by marrying long-time partner Anthony Gillespie. An extremely happy congregation of friends and family filled Fortitude Valley’s beautiful High Church on Brunswick Street for the ceremony, presided over in part by Gordon, the son of the two new …

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queensland lgbtiq domestic violence

Abusive partners in LGBTIQ relationships often claim violent or disrespectful behaviour is normal. It is not. A healthy relationship is a healthy relationship regardless of sexual orientation, gender identity, race, religion or hair colour. Unfortunately, sometimes previously healthy relationships deteriorate, and domestic and family violence enters the picture. QNews Magazine asked Krissi and Louise (pictured) …

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President jair bolsonaro

Anxious same-sex couples in Brazil are rushing to get married before the inauguration of right-wing president-elect Jair Bolsonaro, who has described himself as a “proud homophobe”. Bolsonaro has a long history of homophobic and misogynistic comments, including equating homosexuality to pedophilia and proclaiming he would rather his son die than be gay. As a result, …

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A Brisbane resident is campaigning for the inner-city suburb of Herston to be added to the National Heritage list, in part for its little-known “gay history”. John Dobinson lives in the suburb and has called on the federal and state government to recognise Herston, where Queensland’s first Premier Robert Herbert and his companion John Bramston …

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A same-sex couple in the US have made medical history by both carrying the same baby with the help of a breakthrough method of IVF. Five months ago, Texas couple Ashleigh Coulter gave birth to healthy baby Stetson, that both she and her wife Bliss Coulter carried. The couple always hoped for children, and Bliss …

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Contestant on Vietnam The Bachelor

The two female contestants on Vietnam’s The Bachelor who made global headlines when they chose each other instead are now in a relationship. Last month, contestant Minh Thu told the show’s bachelor Nguyen Quoc Trung at a rose ceremony that she had to leave the show because she was in love with fellow competitor, Truc …

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Ali Brigginshaw NRLW state of origin kiss

Brisbane Broncos captain Ali Brigginshaw sealed her team’s historic victory in the inaugural NRLW Grand Final on Sunday with a post-match kiss with her partner Kate Daly. Brigginshaw told the Brisbane Times the moment with her partner in front of the crowd and TV audience was as much a celebration of their love as a …

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laura prepon taylor schilling alex piper

Spoiler alert Orange is the New Black star Laura Prepon has revealed the Netflix prison drama is set to end with its seventh season. Laura Prepon, who plays Alex Vause, told The Hollywood Reporter, “The endgame is there. As of now, season seven is our last season. So, the endgame is clear. “But the reason …

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NRL state of origin game

The two NRL players whose reunion kiss went viral after the inaugural womens’ State of Origin match last month have opened up about the emotional moment. The viral photo of players Karina Brown, who played for the Queensland side, and Vanessa Foliaki, who played for New South Wales, was posted to the NRL’s social media …

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Farmers are stripping off for The Naked Farmer calendar, started by Jamie Brooksby to raise money for rural mental health

A gay couple from Nimbin are among a group of Australian farmers to take part in a nude charity calendar to raise money and awareness for rural mental health. The Naked Farmer campaign was started in 2017 by Victorian grain and sheep producer Ben Brooksby (pictured above, left) to get people talking about farmers’ health. …

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