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These 200 LGBTIQ Leaders Say No To The Marriage Plebiscite


Qnews Magazine Marriage Equality community forum

One year on from the historic and overwhelming “yes” vote for marriage equality on November 15 last year, QNews Magazine is holding a community forum to celebrate the anniversary. At the event we want to explore the questions: Where is our community now? Where we are going? Where do others want to take us? In …

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Federal Labor has pledged $10.6 million in funding for Victoria’s Pride Centre if elected at the next federal election. Based on San Francisco’s LGBT Community Centre, the Pride Centre in St Kilda will be a community hub for LGBTIQ organisations and groups. Eight major LGBTIQ community organisations are set to move into the centre including …

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Human rights advocates have vowed to defend Brazil’s LGBTIQ community after the election of far-right congressman and “proud homophobe” Jair Bolsonaro. Bolsonaro won a 55% majority of the vote on Sunday, against opponent Fernando Haddad from the left-wing Workers Party, CNN reported. Bolsonaro has a long history of homophobic and misogynistic comments, including that he …

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Australia’s decades-long journey towards marriage equality will be chronicled in a documentary screening on SBS next month, to mark the first anniversary of the “yes” vote. The documentary, titled Australia Says Yes, will look back at the emotional struggle for social and political change – from 1960’s campaigning to decriminalise homosexuality through to the postal …

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The first national survey of transgender and gender diverse sexual health has been launched to fill critical gaps in data and improve care for trans and gender diverse Australians. The Australian Trans and Gender Diverse Sexual Health Survey is the first of its kind and researchers say it will be a major step towards improving …

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A controversial push for Sydney Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras to ban the Liberal party and NSW Police from marching in the annual parade was defeated at the organisation’s Annual General Meeting at the weekend. Ahead of the AGM on Saturday, the Pride in Protest group said they wanted “to bring back the proud protest …

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Gracie Graham Relph

A public memorial for Queensland man Graham ‘Gracie’ Relph will be held at the Sportsman Hotel next month. Gracie (pictured above, left) passed away earlier this month at the beginning of a trip to Bali, which he considered his home away from home. Many people in Brisbane’s LGBTIQ community remember Gracie for the friendly welcome …

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Local LGBTIQ community members are mourning the death of Queensland man Jarad Higgins, who passed away on October 19 at age 28. “Jarad was a young man that had an enormous impact on so very many, making the world a better place with his ability to connect and relate to many despite his own struggles …

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Sydney Gay Penguin sphen and magic

Sydney’s gay penguin couple Sphen and Magic have welcomed their first foster baby, their aquarium has announced. Two weeks ago, gentoo penguin duo Sphen and Magic went viral when staff at Sydney’s Sea Life Aquarium announced they were an item and had become inseparable ahead of breeding season. After the couple practiced incubating with a …

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Powerful videos about a transgender teenager and a gay teenager forced out of home are among the finalists in a national video competition. Videos for Change empowers high school students around the country to create one-minute videos to raise awareness and inspire change on the social issues that affect them most. Among the finalists is …

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