The Queensland Government will reintroduce state-sanctioned civil unions and ceremonies for gay couples. Newly sworn in Attorney-General Yvette D’Ath said Labor would honour its election pledge to reverse the amendments made by the previous government. In June 2012, the former Newman Government downgraded civil partnerships to the class of “registered relationships”, and took away the …

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Happy grooms … the world’s first three-way same-sex marriage. Picture: Carters News Agency. Who was it that said two’s company, three’s a crowd? It certainly doesn’t apply to the three men who tied the knot in what is thought to be the world’s first three-way same-sex marriage. Joke, 29, Bell, 21 and Art, 26, exchanged …

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This is a strange (read queer and unacceptable) way of getting “justice”. A group called “Queers Against Justice” has claimed responsibility for hurling pink paint at an ANZ GayTM which was installed on Ponsonby Road for the Auckland Pride Festival. The group says it targeted the GayTM to draw attention to “the commercialisation of the …

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The Queensland Government will reintroduce state-sanctioned civil unions and ceremonies for gay couples. Attorney-General Yvette D’Ath said Labor would honour its election pledge to reverse the policy. In June 2012, the former Newman Government removed gay couples’ ability to have children through surrogacy and downgraded civil partnerships to the class of “registered relationships”. Since that …

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The Wankband … love the planet by loving yourself. “The power is in your hand.” That’s the mantra from adult video website Pornhub which has tapped into one of the world’s great unused reservoirs of energy – the wrists of internet masturbators. The site has unveiled The Wankband, wearable technology that purportedly generates energy when …

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Queen Elizabeth II loves same sex marriage! Well that is according to Stephen Fry anyway.  While speaking on the Jonathan Ross Show, the recently married Fry told a story of how Her Majesty expressed her pleasure after signing into law Britain’s marriage equality act in June of 2013. “It was only last summer, of course, …

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Following their highly successful international collaborations, Melbourne based performer Jessi Lewis will once again team with Lismore’s award winning artist Ana Wojak in a new work to be staged in Brisbane’s New Globe Theatre.   The pair will present ‘Crossfade’, a collaborative exploration into dress ups, gender, transgression, the roles we assume and those which …

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The LGBTI Legal Service is on a mission to have historical convictions for consensual gay sex expunged in Queensland but they need your help! The service is looking into law reform options and working with other stakeholders to prepare a discussion paper for submission to the State Government. Legal Service director Emile McPhee said a …

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Aussie comedy legend and LGBT favourite Hannah Gadsby returns to the Brisbane Comedy Festival this year with a brand new hour of stand-up about her new bike, Donkey, and how she will never ride the same way again. Last year Hannah sold out shows in Melbourne, Adelaide, Perth, Hobart, Canberra and Brisbane before heading over …

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The HIV Foundation Queensland will be hosting a community forum on 16 March to discuss PrEP – a new HIV prevention method in which people who do not have HIV take a pill daily to reduce their risk of contracting HIV. PrEP treatment has been available in the United States since 2012, and despite some …

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