By Jordar Hirst Sam Smith says he needs some creative inspiration for his second album and he thinks kissing “loads” of men will help spark his songwriting. “I need to get with someone first for [the new material] to be about a relationship, so I’m just going to try and kiss loads of boys over …

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The Sportsman Hotel have gone a little “overboard” this year with their Pirate themed Brisbane Fair Day After Party. Or should that be Arrrrrfter Party?  September 19th is INTERNATIONAL TALK LIKE A PIRATE DAY. They are filling the place with music with even a DJ in the front bar (the butch bar) to get things pumping!  They …

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Australians awoke to a new prime minister today – the fifth in five years but what will that mean for marriage equality in Australia? Malcolm Turnbull toppled Tony Abbott for the top job 54-44 in a party room ballot overnight. He will become our 29th prime minister. Julie Bishop was re-elected as deputy Liberal leader, …

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The Federal Government is in turmoil as Prime Minister Tony Abbott faces a leadership challenge from Malcolm Turnbull. Mr Abbott has confirmed a ballot will be held tonight for his job. Mr Turnbull’s supporters believe he has the numbers to win and he has secured the support of Deputy Liberal Leader Julie Bishop, which is …

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New HIV notifications in Queensland rose by approximately 25% in 2014 from the previous four-year average according to the University of New South Wales’ Kirby Institute at the World STI and HIV Summit held today at the Brisbane Convention Centre. The summit heard that Queensland recorded 246 new HIV notifications in 2014, a sharp increase …

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Brisbane is about to get a new gay club night right in the heart of Brisbane’s vibrant and diverse West End every Wednesday at The Loft, launching the 16th September with a funked up DJ plus a range of boutique beers, cocktails, scotches and more! Over the last few years, The Loft has emerged as one …

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Brisbane Pride Festival is here and as always, that means there is an amazing array of fabulous events on offer catering to our LGBT communities. Here are a few of the highlights of this year’s festival. Pride Rally & March Pride Festival’s biggest day of the year begins at 10:00am at the corner of Brunswick & …

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The 1980s hit Eye of the Tiger has become the eye of a storm after anti-gay marriage clerk Kim Davis emerged from jail this week to the strains of the song. Davis had served five days for refusing to grant marriage licences to same-sex couples. The song, which is best known for being featured in …

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R U OK?Day is a national day of action on the second Thursday of September (10 September 2015), and is dedicated to reminding people to regularly check in with family and friends. They also have Resources for You to use throughout the year to help you ask ‘are you ok?’ regularly of family, friends and …

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New research shows the use of “gaydar” to identify someone as homosexual is a myth. An earlier study in 2008 suggested people could accurately identify someone’s sexual orientation based on photographs of their faces. But in the University of Wisconsin-Madison team’s paper published in the Journal of Sex Research, this was found not only to …

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