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Equal Voices welcome Pope Francis’ comments supporting civil unions

Equal Voices welcome Pope Francis’ comments supporting civil unions

Equal Voices, an Australian ecumenical network supporting justice and inclusion of LGBTIQA+ people in church and civil society, has welcomed Pope Francis’ comments in the documentary, Francesco, that support the rights of LGBT people. “Homosexuals have a right to be a part of the family. They are children of God and have a right to […]

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‘All Things Queer’ celebrates International Lesbian Day on RTRFM

‘All Things Queer’ celebrates International Lesbian Day on RTRFM

October 8th is International Lesbian Day, a day to celebrate lesbian culture, promote lesbian visibility and show solidary with everyone who identifies with the L in LGBTQIA+. Yesterday, the team at RTRFM’s All Things Queer program celebrated early, with hosts Bella Broadway and our co-editor Leigh Andrew Hill. As Bella said on the program, we’re not exactly […]

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On This Gay Day: E.M. Forster finished writing Maurice

On This Gay Day: E.M. Forster finished writing his novel Maurice On this day in 1913 author E.M. Forster finished work on the first draft of his novel Maurice. The book tells the tale of Maurice Hall a young man who develops a romantic relationship with his university friend Clive Durham. His heart is broken when […]

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Award-winning queer film ‘Portrait of a Lady on Fire’ comes to Stan

Award-winning queer film ‘Portrait of a Lady on Fire’ comes to Stan

An award-winning, critically acclaimed film from director Céline Sciamma has just landed on Stan, exploring the forbidden romance between two women in the late 18th century. French screenwriter and director Céline Sciamma’s body of work focuses on people as they become aware of their sexuality, those moments when sexuality and identity are formed and break free. […]

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‘Ammonite’ brings a 19th-century lesbian romance to the screen

‘Ammonite’ brings a 19th-century lesbian romance to the screen

Saiorse Ronan and Kate Winslet fall in love in an upcoming film from director Francis Lee, set in 1840s England. Ammonite is inspired by the story of renowned British palaeontologist Mary Anning (Winslet) and her relationship with geologist Charlotte Murchison (Ronan). The film explores the women’s blossoming relationship as they come together from different worlds, […]

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Cub Sport to play new album online and fundraise for Black Rainbow

Cub Sport to play new album online and fundraise for Black Rainbow

Brisbane’s Cub Sport will be performing their new album Like Nirvana in full, premiering the live performance on YouTube on Sunday, 23 August at 6pm AWST, and while their doing it they’ll raise money for LGBTI organisation Black Rainbow. The band will utilise YouTube’s latest monetisation feature Super Chat, to donate to Black Rainbow the non-profit […]

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On This Gay Day: Victorian Police raided the Tasty Nightclub

Victorian Police raid Tasty, resulting in a $10 million lawsuit On the 7th of August 1994, dozens of police officers entered the Tasty club night in Melbourne, then detained and strip searched, and in some cases cavity searched, 463 people over seven hours. Tasty was a regular club night that was known as a popular […]

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Queensland cafe allegedly told lesbian couple to leave and “never come back”

Queensland cafe allegedly told lesbian couple to leave and “never come back”

A Queensland cafe is facing a wave of criticism after allegations that they told an interracial same-sex couple to leave the venue and “never come back”. Queensland-based publication QNews have reported on the incident that occurred last weekend. The two women have shared their experience of alleged discrimination at the Poet’s Cafe in the small Sunshine […]

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‘Hairspray’ star Nikki Blonsky tells the world she’s coming out

‘Hairspray’ star Nikki Blonsky tells the world she’s coming out

Hairspray star Nikki Blonsky has used TikTok to let her fans know she’s a member of the LGBTIQ+ family, with a little help from Diana Ross. @therealnikkiblonskyHi, it’s Nikki Blonsky from the movie I’m Gay! ##pride ##imcomingout ##hairspray♬ I’m Coming Out – Diana Ross “Hi, it’s Nikki Blonsky from the movie I’m Gay!” she wrote, […]

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WA Health considering changing wait times for blood donations

WA Health considering changing wait times for blood donations

Western Australian Health Minister Roger Cook has confirmed to OUTinPerth that he has asked the WA Health Department to review the waiting times for gay and bisexual men to donate blood. “The McGowan Government pursues excellence in care across all treatment disciplines, and for all members of the community. I have asked the Department of […]

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