Safe Schools lgbti young people

LGBTIQ community members have shared personal stories of classroom discrimination with a crowd of Safe Schools opponents during a public meeting convened by Liberal MP Kevin Andrews in Hobart on Tuesday night. Andrews and Catholic Archbishop Julian Porteous addressed the public lecture, held at Hobart Town Hall, and criticised the Safe Schools anti-bullying program. Writing …

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Russell Berger

An executive at popular US fitness brand CrossFit has been sacked for calling LGBTIQ pride a “sin”. Russell Berger, chief knowledge officer and head trainer at the fitness company, sparked outrage with a series of tweets in response to a decision by an Indiana gym to cancel a special pride-themed workout session, the Guardian reported. …

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Queer Eye netflix

The stars of reality makeover show Queer Eye have been crowned ‘Yass Queens’ by the mayor of the rural New South Wales town of Yass. Mayor Rowena Abbey presented the boys with some shiny headgear to commemorate their trip to Australia this week, in video posted online by Netflix a few days after the boys …

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AFL Pride games LGBTIQ inclusion

A new campaign is encouraging sports clubs across the country to host their own Pride Cup to promote LGBTIQ inclusion, ahead of the third AFL Pride Game this weekend. The Pride Cup initiative sees footy teams don rainbow colours to celebrate inclusion and diversity in sport and send a message to LGBTIQ players and fans …

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Hedwig and the Angry Inch origin of love

John Cameron Mitchell, the creator of the queer cult classic Hedwig and the Angry Inch, will perform a special show in Brisbane next month. In The Origin of Love: The Stories and Songs of Hedwig, Mitchell will take to the stage to channel the titular glam-rock icon to perform much-loved rock ballads and share stories …

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Forced Divorce transgender birth certificate laws

Transgender people in New South Wales will be able to stay married to their partners when they affirm their gender on their birth certificate under legislation passed by the NSW government on Wednesday. In a number of states and territories, trans people must be unmarried before their birth certificate can be amended, essentially requiring trans …

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living with hiv CWC Sportsman Hotel

A star-studded lineup of Queensland drag talent will grace the stage at the upcoming CWC Cabaret, Brisbane’s longest running fundraiser for people living with HIV. Hosted by drag legend Betty Nature (pictured, centre) at the Sportsman Hotel on June 30, the event will feature performances throughout the night by drag performers past and present, including …

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anti-Gay Prejudice cognitive ability

Less intelligent people are more likely to hold discriminatory attitudes towards same-sex couples, according to a new study by Queensland researchers. The study, led by Dr Francisco Perales at The University of Queensland’s Institute for Social Science Research and published in the journal Intelligence, analysed data from 11,564 Australians to examine possible links between cognitive …

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Vickie Chapman gay panic defence

South Australia will remove its so-called “gay panic” murder defence, becoming the last Australian jurisdiction to do so. The partial legal defence allows a heterosexual man accused of murder to attempt to reduce a charge down to manslaughter if they plead guilty but claim they lost control and the violence was “provoked” by a non-violent …

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Brisbane Pride Festival Loverboy Ryan Amador

Out US singer-songwriter Ryan Amador’s music video for new single “Loverboy” is a sensual celebration of gay romance. In the video the indie singer, who has performed locally at the Brisbane Pride festival a number of times, meets another man in a moonlit park and take it to the bedroom. “You make me feel safe, …

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