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Five people killed in mass shooting at gay club in Colorado

Five people killed in mass shooting at gay club in Colorado

Five people have been killed and another 18 have been injured in a mass shooting that occurred at an LGBTIQA+ nightclub in Colorado. The incident occurred at Club Q in Colorado on Saturday night in the USA (Sunday evening Australian time). “They did locate one individual who we believe to be the suspect inside,” Colorado […]

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FIFA boss says he feels ‘Arab, Gay, Disabled and Qatari’

FIFA boss says he feels ‘Arab, Gay, Disabled and Qatari’

FIFA boss Gianni Infantino has told the world’s media that Europe needs to stop criticising Arab nations ahead of the opening of the World Cup. In a long, and often bizarre, press conference the FIFA boss said that western nations were in no position to give moral lessons to the gulf nation. “We have been told […]

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Dua Lipa denies she’s performing at the Qatar World Cup

Dua Lipa denies she’s performing at the Qatar World Cup

Pop singer Dua Lipa has denied she’s performing at the Qatar World Cup Soccer opening. The singer responded to media reports linking her to the upcoming event. On her Instagram page she put out a statement denying any involvement with the event. “There is currently a lot of speculation that I will be performing at […]

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Dr Nas Mohamed launches fundraiser for LGBT rights in Qatar

Dr Nas Mohamed launches fundraiser for LGBT rights in Qatar

Dr Nas Mohamed has launched a fundraising campaign to assist LGBT people in Qatar, alongside a new foundation to undertake research and advocacy, and provide support to the local community. The rights advocate describes himself as the first Qatari citizen to publicly come out, and he recently spoke out against the protest staged by Peter […]

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Australian Jewish group is concerned about homophobia in new Israeli government

Australian Jewish group is concerned about homophobia in new Israeli government

The Executive Council of Australian Jewry have congratulated incoming Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on his election win but have also voiced concern about homophobic elements within the coalition he may lead. Netanyahu returned to leading Israel following elections last week. He was previously the Prime Minister for 12 years but was ousted in 2021. The […]

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As the US heads to mid-term elections, cat-student claims keep coming

As the US heads to mid-term elections, cat-student claims keep coming

The urban myth that schools are encountering students who want to identify as cats, and then making special arrangements to accommodate for them, such as putting kitty litter trays in bathrooms, lowering cafe tables, or allowing holes to be cut in uniforms – is being told more and more often as the USA heads to […]

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British military reveal they destroyed records of gay personnel

British military reveal they destroyed records of gay personnel

The BBC has discovered that the British military destroyed the records of investigations into personnel who dismissed because they were gay. Records of accusations and interrogations that took place prior to the regulations being changed in 2000, were disposed of in 2010. The Ministry of Defence told the BBC that they had a legal obligation […]

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Comedian and actor Eddie Izzard wants to be in the British parliament

Comedian and actor Eddie Izzard wants to be in the British parliament

Actor, comedian and activist Eddie Izzard has launched a campaign to move into politics. Izzard hopes to be the Labour candidate for Shefield Central at the next election, the incumbent member Paul Blomfield is retiring at the next election. “I’m standing to be the next Labour MP for Sheffield Central to support the city that […]

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Australia’s Socceroos speak out about human rights in Qatar

Australia’s Socceroos speak out about human rights in Qatar

This week Australia’s national soccer team, The Socceroos, became the first FIFA World Cup team to release a collective statement highlighting Qatar’s human rights record. Just weeks out from the World Cup, there has been an increased focus on the country’s treatment of foreign workers, women, and LGBTIQA+ people. In the video the Socceroos called […]

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Johannesburg’s queer community celebrate Pride amid terror threat

Johannesburg’s queer community celebrate Pride amid terror threat

Johannesburg has staged its annual Pride celebrations amid the threat of a serious terror attack in the region. Earlier this week the American Embassy issued a warning to their staff and US citizens in the region about a possible terror attack in Sandton – the financial centre of the city. Canada and the United Kingdom […]

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