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Musicians pay tribute to Orlando with ‘Hands’

Musicians pay tribute to Orlando with ‘Hands’

Musicians and social media stars have joined together to create a song that pays tribute to the victims of the Orlando nightclub shooting. Proceeds from the sale of the new tribute single in the United States will benefit Equality Florida Pulse Victims Fund, the GLBT Community Center of Central Florida, and GLAAD. Alongside Perth’s Troye […]

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49 celebrities pay tribute to the 49 victims of Orlando

49 celebrities pay tribute to the 49 victims of Orlando

Director Ryan Murphy has put together an 18-minute long tribute to the victims of the mass shooting at Pulse Nightclub in Orlando. In the moving video 49 celebrities share stories about the 49 people who were killed in the tragic shooting. The video features Kathy Bates, Jane Fonda, Tyler Oakley, Caitlyn Jenner, Laverne Cox, John […]

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Take a look at the Human Rights Campaign’s tribute to the Orlando victims

Take a look at the Human Rights Campaign’s tribute to the Orlando victims

The Human Rights Campaign (HRC) in the USA have made a high impact tribute to the victims of the Orlando shooting. The US’s leading organisation advocating for human rights unveiled massive photographs of each of the victims. Each photograph fills a window of their Washington headquarters, the 49 victims images taking the entire side of […]

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Shorten concerned plebiscite will spur homophobia in Australia

Shorten concerned plebiscite will spur homophobia in Australia

Labor leader Bill Shorten has said he’s concerned that the government’s plan for a plebiscite on marriage equality will lead to increased levels of homophobia in Australia. The Prime Minister and the leader of the Opposition faced off against each other in the third debate of the election campaign, this time it was an online […]

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‘Can you tell me why?’ Jimmy Somerville asks

‘Can you tell me why?’ Jimmy Somerville asks

Singer Jimmy Somerville has posted a video in response to the mass shooting in Orlando, Florida. The former lead singer of Bronski Beat and The Communards sings a verse from Brosnki Beat’s classic tune ‘Why’, it’s lyrics ‘You and me together, fighting for our love’ still having resonance decades after the song was first released. […]

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PM says he regrets inviting homophobic preacher to dinner

PM says he regrets inviting homophobic preacher to dinner

Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull has expressed his regret that he invited an Islamic preacher who has made homophobic comments to dinner last night. The PM has declared he was unaware that Sheik Shady Al-Suleiman had previously described HIV has being a divine punishment to gay people in a video filmed in 2013. Al-Suleiman dined with […]

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City of Stirling councilor apologises for Orlando shooting comments

Rod Willox AM JP, a councilor at the City of Stirling has apologised for making a joke about the Orlando shooting at a council meeting earlier this week. At Tuesday night’s council meeting the City of Stirling leaders voted on a motion to allow council CEO Stuart Jardine to attend a conference in the Kansas […]

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Mara Wilson declares ‘I’m Queer’ after Orlando shooting

Mara Wilson declares ‘I’m Queer’ after Orlando shooting

Mara Wilson has declared that’s she’s queer. The former child star cited the Orlando shootings as her motivation for being more open about her own sexuality. Wilson, who starred as child in the film’s ‘Mrs Doubtfire’, ‘Miracle on 34th Street’ and ‘Matilda’, shared a photo on her Instagram account of her visiting a gay club […]

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Prince William to appear in gay magazine

The Duke of Cambridge, Prince William has given a rare interview and it’s with a gay publication.  The Duke of Cambridge will be the first member of the royal family to speak with a LGBTIQ+ publication. Prince William will appear in the July edition of ‘Attitude’ magazine and is expected to speak about his support for […]

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Remembering Edward Sotomayor Jr

Edward Sotomayor’s name was the first name read out as a victim of the Orlando shooting. The first of a batch of names released by the authorities as they slowly began the painful task of identifying 49 people who lost their lives at the Pulse nightclub. For local photographer Claire Alexander the confirmation that her […]

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