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The first photo of actor Rami Malek in character as Freddie Mercury in the Queen biopic “Bohemian Rhapsody” has been released. The photo was released on Tuesday, on what would’ve been the iconic rocker’s 71st birthday. Malek told Entertainment Weekly of his first time in hair and makeup: “When you’re able to open your eyes …

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A marriage equality rally will be held this Sunday in the Brisbane CBD. The High Court began hearings into the validity of the federal government’s same-sex marriage postal survey began on Tuesday, but organisers from Equal Love Brisbane have said that regardless of the outcome a rally will be held to call for marriage equality …

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Ellen DeGeneres has opened up about the self-censorship she had to endure on the early seasons of her hit talk show. She’s celebrating the Season 15 premiere of “The Ellen Show,” which premiered back in September 2003 and would go on to win more than a dozen Emmy Awards and catapult the comedienne to global …

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An Adelaide musician’s musical open letter to Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull on the issue of marriage equality has gone viral on social media. The 22-year-old recorded the song “Dear Malcolm Turnbull” with a group of volunteer musicians and posted it to his Facebook page, where it’s been viewed more than 103,000 times in less than …

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Don’t miss out on tickets to the annual ATSAQ Christmas party at the Sportsman Hotel in Spring Hill in November! The Australian Transgender Association Queensland (ATSAQ) are holding their annual Christmas luncheon at the venue from 11am to 4pm on Saturday, November 25, hosted by Sporties regular Candy Surprise (pictured, centre). ATSAQ president Gina Mather …

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The High Court will today begin hearing a legal challenge to the validity of the federal government’s postal survey on same-sex marriage. There are two groups of challengers – the first is led by Tasmanian Independent MP Andrew Wilkie, PFLAG’s Shelley Argent and Rainbow Families Victoria’s Felicity Marlowe. The second group is the Human Rights …

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A landmark Australian study has found transgender young people are at high risk for suicide and are approximately 10 times more likely than other young Australians to experience serious depression and anxiety. Trans Pathways, by the Telethon Kids Institute, is the largest ever survey conducted into the mental health of Australian trans youth and the …

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Tributes have flowed for terminally ill British journalist Dean Eastmond, who lost his battle with a rare form of tissue cancer. The 21-year-old had been documenting his cancer battle on Twitter, and last month shared the devastating news that he had only weeks to live. Eastmond has told his Twitter followers that the wish at …

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A petition launched to deregister a doctor who appeared in a TV ad for the same-sex marriage “No” campaign has been taken down for breaching host website CommunityRun’s terms and conditions. Sydney GP Dr Pansy Lai was one of three mothers who appeared in the Marriage Coalition advertisement, voicing concerns about the effects of legalising …

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Singer Troye Sivan has joined the cast of “Boy Erased”, a film adaptation of a memoir about a teenager’s time in a harmful “gay conversion” program. Sivan will star alongside fellow Aussie actors Nicole Kidman and Russell Crowe in the film, which will be directed by Australian actor-director Joel Egerton. The film will tell the …

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