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Sydney’s most popular gay couple are penguins

Sydney’s most popular gay couple are penguins

Sydney’s most popular gay couple at the moment are Sphen and Magic, a pair of penguins who reside at Sea Life Sydney Aquarium. The keepers at the aquarium noticed that the pair of male penguins were displayed mating behaviour towards each other. The couple were always waddling around together and going on swims together. When […]

TransFolk of WA, Feminem nominated for Australian LGBTI Awards

TransFolk of WA, Feminem nominated for Australian LGBTI Awards

The Australian LGBTI Awards have revealed their 2019 shortlist of nominees who will be honoured for their contributions to the community. Over 2000 people were nominated across 18 categories, including Inspirational Role Model, Community Initiative, Local Icon, Artist, Sports Personality and Ally. The Artist and Faith categories are fresh additions to the 2019 celebrations, highlighting […]

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Creative artist, mentor and friend Tony Millett remembered

Creative artist, mentor and friend Tony Millett remembered

Friends, family and colleagues of local entertainer, businessman and sporting coach Tony Millett have expressed their shock and sadness over his unexpected passing. Millet passed away suddenly last weekend after suffering a massive heart attack, leaving behind his husband Bill McQuillen. The long-term couple, who were together for over 20 years, celebrated their marriage just […]

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Get down to Rainbow KINection’s Spring Soiree at The Court this Thursday

Get down to Rainbow KINection’s Spring Soiree at The Court this Thursday

Noongar Radio 100.9FM’s LGBTI+ program Rainbow KINection are holding a live broadcast this Thursday to celebrate the beginning of Kambarang season. The free spring fling soiree aims to promote mental health and wellness, with a focus on LGBTI+ people in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities. Along with the live broadcast, there will be a […]

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Destiny Rogers takes the reins at Q News

Destiny Rogers takes the reins at Q News

Destiny Rogers has been appointed as the new Managing Editor of Q News, the LGBTIQ+ media outlet based in Queensland. Rogers is believed to be the first transgender Managing Editor of a publication in Australia. Previously she was a features writer with the magazine and website. Beginning her career in mainstream newspapers, Rogers has gone on […]

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Remembering Matthew Shepard: Two decades later

Remembering Matthew Shepard: Two decades later

It was 2011 and I was working on a production of The Laramie Project at Curtin University when I was first introduced to the murder of Matthew Shepard: a young gay man who was robbed of his wallet, keys and shoes, pistol whipped at least 18 times in the head, burnt, beaten and left unconscious […]

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Are you born gay? Watch these Irish teenagers debate the issue

Are you born gay? Watch these Irish teenagers debate the issue

When it comes to LGBTIQ+ rights Northern Ireland still has a long way to go, it’s the only part of Great Britain that has not passed marriage equality legislation. The BBC program The Top Table sees teenagers debating the big issues of the day. The show also films it’s casting sessions and posts the debates […]

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A personal story: Alexander and Me

A personal story: Alexander and Me

As a parent of a transgender child, I wanted to share my story in hopes that it will help parents of trans, gay, or lesbian children, and also to hopefully help those who are afraid to come out to open up to family and friends. I raised two children on my own since their mother […]

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Perth’s LGBTI Networking Drinks finds a new home

Perth’s LGBTI Networking Drinks finds a new home

When the Terrace Hotel unexpectedly closed down it left on of the LGBTI community’s most popular events without a home. Over the last two years LGBTI Networking Drinks had built up a following of hundreds of people who cherished the bi-monthly event. Now the event has found a new home and it’ll be back on […]

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Jax Jacki Brown speaks about disability and sexuality

Jax Jacki Brown speaks about disability and sexuality

Disability advocate Jax Jacki Brown spoke about the intersection of disability and sexuality at the opening of the 2018 Australian Ally Conference in Perth on Thursday. Brown reflected on The Politics of Pashing, an article she wrote for Archer magazine about pashing in public. The article featured an image of Brown in her wheelchair locking lips […]

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