Transgender teenager Evie Macdonald has shared more of her story on The Project

The transgender teen who challenged Prime Minister Scott Morrison’s “disrespectful” comments about trans youth has returned to Channel Ten’s The Project to share more of her story. Speaking to Carrie Bickmore on Wednesday, Evie said she had known from an early age that she was really a girl. “I was loved and everything but I …

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Katter's Australia Party senator Fraser Anning

Queensland Katter Australia Party Senator Fraser Anning has left people baffled by a vile homophobic and transphobic rant he delivered in the Senate. Anning caused nationwide outrage in August when he delivered his maiden speech calling for a “final solution” to “the immigration problem” and calling gender diversity “garbage”. But the Senator is at it …

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Scott Morrison

Prime Minister Scott Morrison has said “preventative regulation and legislation” is required to protect freedom of religion in Australia from future threats. In an interview on Sky News, Morrison said he was concerned about the “trajectory” of free speech and religious freedom in the last decade and new legislation was needed to protect from threats …

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bert and ernie gay

A former writer on children’s television favourite Sesame Street has cleared up years of speculation by claiming that the show’s iconic duo Bert and Ernie were written as a gay couple. Mark Saltzman, who joined the show in 1984, told Queerty the two iconic characters reflected his own relationship with his partner at the time, …

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A new social media campaign is in the works to help young LGBTIQ people in Queensland fill in the gaps in their knowledge of sexual health and better understand the risks of HIV. Fortitude Valley-based Open Doors Youth Service is working with researchers from the University of Queensland’s School of Public Health to develop the …

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Kerryn Phelps And Partner

City of Sydney Councillor Kerryn Phelps has confirmed she will contest former Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull’s seat of Wentworth as an independent. Professor Phelps, a former Australian Medical Association president and now GP in the electorate, was a high-profile backer of same-sex marriage and was heavily involved in the “yes” campaign during the postal survey …

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Eminem Tyler the creator-min

Rapper Eminem has suggested he regrets directing a homophobic slur at fellow rapper Tyler, the Creator on his latest album Kamikaze. Eminem surprise-released the album two weeks ago but the track “Fall” caused a backlash because he raps, “Tyler create nothin’, I see why you called yourself a faggot, bitch.” Tyler hinted that he identifies …

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Pride Queer Art Exhibition

Looking for a locally-produced piece of queer art for your wall? QNews Magazine is hosting an exhibition of local queer artists’ work to celebrate Pride Month this month. The first Q-Art Pride Exhibition will be launched on September 14 as a free showcase for LGBTIQ artists and queer artwork to help lift their profiles and …

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Seth Owen on Ellen Degeneres

Gay Florida teenager Seth Owen, who went viral after he was forced out of his family home, has received an unexpected surprise from talk show host Ellen DeGeneres. Eighteen-year-old Seth Owen’s religious parents had given him a choice between attending the family’s anti-gay church or moving out after they found out he was gay. The …

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The Greens have passed a motion in the Senate condemning harmful “gay conversion” therapy. The motion condemned “all forms of gender and sexual orientation change efforts” and called on the federal government to advocate Australia’s states and territories ban the practices. “Gay conversion” or “reparative” therapy is the dangerous and discredited practice of attempting to …

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