The Brisbane Lesbian & Gay Pride Choir is on the lookout for local composers and is holding a song competition to find a new song to represent the LGBTI community at future Pride Fair Days. Choir President Katherine Richardson told QNews that it is important for the choir to perform unique pieces that are directly …

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Caitlyn Jenner Wins Arthur Ashe Courage Award – 2015 ESPY Awards – ESPN If you watch the video below where Caitlyn Jenner receives an award and listen to her heart felt speech, you may just have a greater understanding about Trans people. In a just a few minutes, Caitlyn is able to explain her Trans journey …

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When she was just five years old, Ruby Rose began saving up for gender transition surgery. These days she still prefers to use female pronouns but identifies as gender fluid. So why did Rose, 29, decide not to follow through with surgery? Well the Orange is the New Black star revealed all this week when …

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Marriage equality in Australia would not just lead to a fairer society, it would also be a huge boost to Australia’s tourism sector according to the president of Australia’s peak LGBT tourism body. Gay and Lesbian Tourism Australia (GALTA) President Rod Stringer believes Australia is currently missing out on valuable tourism dollars which are instead …

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Former US president Jimmy Carter believes Jesus would approve of gay marriage. Carter, a born-again Christian and Baptist, told HuffPost Live he has no problem with same-sex marriage and thinks everyone should have the right to get married, “regardless of their sex”. “I don’t have any verse in scripture … I believe that Jesus would …

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Martina Navratilova has returned serve over a homophobic rant by Ukrainian tennis player Sergiy Stakhovsky. In an interview with website xsport.ua, Stakhovsky claimed that “every other player on the women’s tour is a lesbian”. For good measure, he said he’d never let his daughter play the game for that reason. Stakhovsky, 29, said there were …

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Martina Navratilova has returned serve over a homophobic rant by Ukrainian tennis player Sergiy Stakhovsky. In an interview with website xsport.ua, Stakhovsky claimed that “every other player on the women’s tour is a lesbian”. For good measure, he said he’d never let his daughter play the game for that reason. Stakhovsky, 29, said there were …

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A popular sports magazine in Italy has caused a sensation by featuring two gay rugby players sharing a kiss on its front cover. ‘Sportweek’ depicted Giacomo and Stefano who are both a couple and team mates who play for the gay friendly Libera Rugby Club along with the headline ‘Who’s afraid of a kiss?’ Sadly …

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The Oxford Dictionary will now include the word ‘cisgender’ – a term which means the opposite of transgender ie. a person who identifies with their birth gender. The dictionary traces the evolution of the word to the ’90s, and usage appears to go back to at least 1994, when a University of Minnesota biologist included …

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Playing exclusively at Palace Centro Cinemas, the 2015 Scandinavian Film Festival promises to deliver the finest cinema from Norway, Denmark, Sweden, Finland and Iceland. Screening from the 16th to the 26th of July, the festival looks to broaden the theatrical pallet of its patrons by offering the best dramas, comedies and thrillers the Nordic have …

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