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Every bit as irreverent and non-sensical as the fellow titles in the Lego cinematic universe – ‘The Lego Movie’ and ‘The Lego Batman Movie’ – ‘The Lego Ninjago Movie’ is a ludicrous but still suitably funny outing that’s light on coherence and heavy on heart. Adopting a mentality that pokes fun at both kung-fu movies …

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Ellen DeGeneres has thrown her support behind the same-sex marriage “yes” campaign in Australia. The comedian and talk show host posted an image to her social media accounts of her Australian-born wife Portia de Rossi lounging at home with their pet dogs. “I appreciate my wife every day,” she wrote. “I can’t imagine calling her …

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Olympic athletes Emily Seebohm and Mitch Larkin have urged all Queenslanders to vote “yes” for marriage equality as soon as they receive their survey forms. Larkin, Seebohm and Brisbane gay couple Luke Nixon and Eddie Sahovic (all pictured, below) addressed an event in Queen Street Mall in Brisbane on Sunday to launch the nationwide #PostYourYES …

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Margaret Court has returned serve to a Perth tennis club that has voted to dump her as vice-patron. Cottesloe Tennis Club members recently voted against Court’s re-election, a move which the tennis legend slammed as being “politically motivated”. “I think it’s sad. You don’t have the freedom of speech today to really defend yourself,” she …

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A new English-subtitled trailer for the biopic of legendary gay artist Tom of Finland has been released. The film follows the life of the man behind the iconic gay artwork, Touko Laaksonen, who returned home to Finnish capital Helsinki after serving in World War II, only to find widespread persecution of homosexual men. Touko conducted …

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An ad from Australian Marriage Equality stole the show during Thursday night’s finale of Channel Ten reality show The Bachelor. The ad urged Australia’s to vote yes ‘for every Bachelor and Bachelorette’ and featured real wedding footage contributed by members of the LGBTI community set to a cover of Crowded House’s “Don’t Dream It’s Over”. …

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Former prime minister Kevin Rudd has alleged his godson Sean was punched after objecting to a man using gay slurs and tearing down rainbow flags put up in Brisbane to support marriage equality. Rudd posted a photo of Brisbane musician Sean Foster bleeding from a cut to his forehead to his Instagram, writing: “So many …

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Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull is one of 24 Coalition MPs to sign a statement urging Australians to vote “yes” in the same-sex marriage postal survey. The Guardian reported the statement is signed by Liberal and National MPs and senators including cabinet ministers Simon Birmingham, Christopher Pyne, George Brandis, Kelly O’Dwyer, Darren Chester, Greg Hunt, Josh …

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Qantas CEO Alan Joyce has donated $1 million to the ‘Yes’ campaign cause for marriage equality in Australia. That amounts to 4% of his latest annual income, reportedly $25 million last year alone, including salary and bonuses. To put that in perspective, the average adult wage is $61,420.40, 4% of which would equate to a …

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The winners of BootCo’s annual Mr Queensland Leather and Queensland Leather Boy competitions for 2017 have been crowned. Scott Lovegrove won the title of Mr QLD Leather at the Brisbane leather community group’s annual Corium leather and kink dance party on September 9. Nick Michael was the winner of Queensland Leather Boy 2016, also presented …

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