The LGBT community has come a long way in a relatively short period, but there is still a lot still to be done. Now that the new year has again dawned, I have come up with my 10 point wish list of changes that should be made in 2016 for LGBT people both here at …

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The levels of homophobia within Queensland’s Bjelke-Petersen government in the early days of the HIV/AIDS epidemic have been revealed with the releasing of 1985 cabinet records. First coming to light in the Brisbane Times, the 30 year old records show that despite health authorities advising them otherwise, senior figures in the Queensland Government would not …

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Adele’s comeback single Hello, accompanied by a moving video, reached No. 1 in more than 100 countries. Hardly surprising as her haunting voice had been sorely missed by her millions of fans throughout the world. Now, an LGBT take on the story re-imagines the smash hit in the context of lost love and lesbian romance, …

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Archbishop Desmond Tutu’s daughter has married her fiancée in a small civil ceremony in the Netherlands. Reverend Mpho Tutu tied the knot with long-term partner Marceline Furth, a professor in paediatric infectious diseases at the Vrije University in Amsterdam. Furth is a South African HIV/AIDS activist, who has also campaigned against poverty, racism, sexism, homophobia …

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Gay marriage lobbyists received a great Christmas present with MP for Blair Shayne Neumann reversing his stance on the issue. Australian Marriage Equality (AME) said Mr Neumann had joined a growing number of people on the Labor right who now supported same-sex marriage. “Across the nation MPs are listening to the personal stories of their …

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As if there wasn’t already enough reason to be heading down to Lismore for the Tropical Fruits New Year’s festival – it is after all Australia’s best NYE Party – but the festival has also just scored a major coup with the news that international film star Alan Cumming will be there to bring in …

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We can only hope that Santa has arrived safely back at the North Pole. After his visit with the ladies of Litchfield, he will certainly be rethinking his annual route for 12 months’ time. The Orange Is The New Black cast got into the Christmas spirit, recalling how they “robbed and roughed up” St Nick, …

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A lunch and movie date is hardly proof of a serious relationship but Hollywood is abuzz with the news that Australian actress Ruby Rose has a new girlfriend in US singer/songwriter Halsey. They looked like twins when spotted at the cinema to see new Star Wars: The Force Awakens movie. Both sport short pixie haircuts …

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In a heart felt Christmas wish Steve Grand published this music video clip ready for Christmas with a message of good wishes to all and he also thanks his supporters …… Steve’s message read: “No matter what/why/who/how you are celebrating (or not); no matter who you are with (or not with) I wish you all …

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Looking for a unique last minute Christmas gift? Why not get your family & friends tickets to Brisbane’s amazing Underground Opera? Housed in the refurbished 140 year old water reservoirs underneath Brisbane’s historic windmill on Wickham Terrace, The Underground Opera company now boasts some of Australia’s great performers throughout the year in this unique and …

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