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The largest study of bisexual Australians has led to the formation of a new organisation aimed at improving their mental health through support, education and research. The new group Bi+ Australia is the brainchild of La Trobe University researcher Julia Taylor and follows the completion of her Who I Am study, a survey of 2600 …

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Drag queen Lady Voldemort

A San Francisco-based drag queen’s incredible lip sync as “Lady Voldemort” has gone viral online. Drag queen Florida Man took to the stage last weekend as the Harry Potter villain, dress in full robes and elaborate makeup, snake-like prosthetic nose and all. The performance was part of an Ariana Grande tribute night at San Francisco …

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QNews new transgender managing editor Destiny Rogers

An unwavering commitment to diversity will be the hallmark of Australia’s first transgender magazine editor, Destiny Rogers, who was recently appointed to oversee QNews Magazine. Destiny (pictured) began her media career in mainstream newspapers but yearned for a life more suited to her personality. She went on to strike a long and varied career in …

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Sydney homophobic graffiti bash a gay

Police are investigating after a man was caught spray-painting a homophobic message on a Sydney building, calling for violence against gay people. Laura Hunter and April Long were travelling through the inner-city Sydney suburb of Alexandria on Sunday morning when they saw the man kneeling down and spray-painting the brick wall. The pair confronted the …

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Romanian LGBTIQ groups have celebrated the failure of a constitutional referendum that would’ve banned same-sex marriage. Romanians went to the polls over the weekend for the referendum on whether the constitutional definition of marriage should be changed from a union of “spouses” to one exclusively of a man and a woman. Neither same-sex marriage nor …

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Sam Smith Press Photo 2018

Sam Smith is returning to Australia next month for a full national tour following his performance at the Sydney Opera House in January. With a heartfelt performance at the recent Grammys now under Sam Smith’s belt and tickets being snapped for his The Thrill Of It All Tour this November, a second Brisbane show has been added to the …

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Depressed young person

A 40-year-old man has faced court over the alleged sexual assault of a 13-year-old boy he met on Grindr. According to police, Sydney man Moud Nuri and the boy met through the app on Friday, September 28. Police said the pair engaged in conversations, including the exchanging of images and personal details, and made plans …

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A US man has proposed as soon as his partner regained his hearing after having cochlear implants fitted. Louisiana man Kerry Kennedy and his now-fiancé Hayward Duresseau faced a brutal six month road to recovery after meningitis robbed Duresseau of his hearing. Hospitalised for three weeks, the man lost his sight, his hearing and he …

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Two Queensland LGBTIQ advocates and a local youth support service have scored nominations at this year’s Queensland Mental Health Week Achievement Awards. The annual awards recognise and celebrate local individuals, groups and organisations who are working to reduce stigma and support and empower those living with mental illness. This year, an LGBTIQ-specific category has been …

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Teenage drag queen Kyle Andrews has lived in the central Queensland town of Clermont almost all his life. And the 16-year-old says he proudly walks through the tiny mining town – population 2,170 – in full drag, including fake eyelashes, heels and lots of padding. “I have a couple of outfits I wear, the look …

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