Queens Ball is turning 54 this year, and what better way to celebrate than with an all out Studio 54 styled glam disco party! To be held once again in Brisbane’s City Hall, Queens Ball tickets are on sale now for the 7 June party which is the world’s longest continuously running LGBT event. Now …

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Tennis legend Martina Navratilova has joined 26 other current and former Olympic, Paralympic and professional athletes in writing to the International Olympic Committee in a bid to stop Kazakhstan from hosting the 2022 Winter Olympics if the Central Asian nation does not drop its proposed anti-gay rights legislation. The former Kazakh capital Almaty is battling …

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A fabulous new drag competition where you can make your boss or friends get up in drag is set to raise important and much needed funds for PFLAG. The competition is a little bit like the ice bucket challenge where people are encouraged to nominate somebody to dress and perform in drag on stage at …

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We all love a good news story, and recently the team at QNews was left feeling all warm and fuzzy inside when we heard that after reading about our recent cover model Trevor Robinson’s military service which has left the 81 year old veteran with chronic health problems, and a garden that had turned to …

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QNews needs your help and there are only a few days left!  Thank you to the many people and groups that have sent messages of support and encouragement. We have almost doubled the pledges in the last few days, and we can do this with your help. Thank you for the many many messages of support, …

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The lights shone brightly in Vienna last weekend with Mans Zelmerlow (pictured below) winning the 2015 Eurovision Song Contest for Sweden. Australia’s Guy Sebastian came a creditable fifth. As part of the build-up to the competition, the city installed gay-themed traffic lights at 120 zebra crossings as a symbol of tolerance. Instead of the traditional …

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Photo: Michael David Out For Australia – a new service which aims to support Australia’s aspiring LGBTI professionals by linking graduates with LGBTI mentors with industry experience has been launched in Queensland this month. While the organisation has been running successfully for the past year and a half in Sydney and Melbourne, a champagne gala …

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A “heterophobic” taxi driver has released a video clip to highlight what gay people are all too often forced to put up with. There has been a spate of recent incidents where gay couples have been thrown out of cars for kissing. So the Hailo driver decided to put the boot on the other foot …

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A landmark vote in Ireland yesterday resulted in an almost 2 to 1 vote in support of marriage equality with 62% of the 1.9 million voters choosing YES. This significant margin surprised many people as Ireland is a traditionally conservative catholic population. The catholic church led a passionate vote no campaign against marriage equality. After …

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Remember Benjy? He’s the gay Charolais bull from County Mayo, Ireland who was facing the slaughterhouse last year because he showed more interest in other bulls than cows. Thankfully he was spared when The Simpsons co-creator Sam Simon, along with other LGBT supporters, stumped up the money to buy him. Benjy is now living a …

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