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Calls to update restrictions on gay men donating blood

There are renewed calls for the rules surrounding blood donations to be updated. A young Tasmanian gay man has written to the leaders of all three political parties calling for a new blood donation policy after he discovered he is barred from giving blood. Ben Dudman says the policy is outdated, limits the supply of […]

The Court Hotel defiantly stakes its rainbow colours

The Court Hotel defiantly stakes its rainbow colours

The Court Hotel has responded to community concerns that the venue was no longer a welcoming environment for LGBTIQ+ people by painting a bold new rainbow across the front of the pub. Earlier this week a Change.org petition called on the venue’s management to address growing concerns about safety and homophobia within the venue – […]

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‘Is It Because of Brexit?’ and other things you hear on the road to IVF

‘Is It Because of Brexit?’ and other things you hear on the road to IVF

One of the things you do when you ‘decide’ to do IVF is attend two counselling sessions, scheduled and provided by the clinic. These sessions are compulsory, and we had attended our first a while back so our expectations were appropriately low. Approaching this whole process philosophically, Partner and I have generally been able to […]

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RuPaul’s Drag Race Season 11 supertrailer brings super stars

RuPaul’s Drag Race Season 11 supertrailer brings super stars

Right on the tail of RuPaul’s Drag Race All Stars 4 and the controversial double crowning of Trinity The Tuck and Monet X Change – a new batch of queens are ready to battle it out for another season. RuPaul’s Drag Race Season 11 will present the show’s biggest season ever, casting 14 brand new queens […]

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Nick Gorian delivers epic filibuster speech on surrogacy

Nick Gorian delivers epic filibuster speech on surrogacy

The debate over the surrogacy bill in the Legislative Council seems to have become stuck in a groove as Liberal MLC Nick Goiran delivers an epic filibuster speech on the bill. Debate on the bill began last week with Goiran kicking things off as the Liberals lead speaker. After an adjournment he picked up his […]

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