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Senator Nita Green and wife Lacey are expecting their first child

Senator Nita Green and wife Lacey are expecting their first child

Labor senator Nita Green and her wife Lacey have announced that they are expecting their first child. The Queensland senator made the announcement on social media sharing that she is carrying the child. “My wife Lacey and I are excited to announce that I am pregnant with our first child and we are looking forward […]

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Queensland father beat son because he suspected he was gay

Queensland father beat son because he suspected he was gay

A Queensland father has been sentenced to three years in prison after he physically assaulted his son, and the boy’s mother. The Courier Mail has reported on the McKay father of three who bashed his son after he walked in on the boy who was sitting on the lap of another child. The father considered the […]

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Human remains found in car of missing Queensland mum Amy Schulkins

Human remains found in car of missing Queensland mum Amy Schulkins

The search for missing Queensland woman Amy Schulkins appears to have come to a tragic end with police discovering her missing car, and reportedly finding human remains inside. Schulkins, a mother of five, was last seen in Caboolture, north of Brisbane, on December 30th 2020. Her family have been searching for her for the last […]

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Barnaby Joyce on George Christensen: don’t “prod the bear”

Barnaby Joyce on George Christensen: don’t “prod the bear”

Deputy Prime Minister Barnaby Joyce says he won’t tell Queensland MP George Christensen to stop speaking out against Australia’s approach to managing Covid-19, as the government has a thin majority and they can’t afford to lose a single seat. Christensen, who has indicated he’ll not run for re-election at the end of his current term, […]

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The Better Together Conference is heading to Queensland in 2022

The Better Together Conference is heading to Queensland in 2022

Better Together 2022, Australia’s 5th national LGBTIQ+ conference, will be held in far-north Queensland for the first time on 14-15 January 2022. The conference from The Equality Project aims to facilitate conversations about LGBTIQ+ rights in Australia, and share our ideas and experiences and build bridges between diverse communities. The conference will be followed by 3 […]

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Amanda Stoker goes on media blitz following criticism

Amanda Stoker goes on media blitz following criticism

On Tuesday Senator Amanda Stoker hit back at critics of her appointment as Assistant Minister for Women, spending the day in radio, TV and print media interviews. The Queensland senator said criticism from Australian of the Year, Grace Tame, and actor Magda Szubanski was misplaced. Senator Stoker said she had a long history of defending […]

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PFLAG champion Shelley Argent announces retirement after 22 years

PFLAG champion Shelley Argent announces retirement after 22 years

The national spokesperson for Parents and Friends of Lesbians and Gays (PFLAG+), Shelley Argent, has announced she will be retiring from the role after 22 years. Argent has been at the forefront of the fight of LGBTQIA+ rights in Queensland and across Australia for over two decades, with 13 years at the helm of PFLAG’s […]

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On This Gay Day: Author Patricia Highsmith born in 1921

Author Patricia Highsmith born this day in 1921 Author Patricia Highsmith was born on this day in 1921. The author wrote many books, including the popular series of novels featuring the serial killer Tom Ripley. In recent years many works from the notoriously cynical and isolated writer have been translated into successful films such as Strangers […]

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Court rules child does not need both parent’s permission to access puberty blockers

Court rules child does not need both parent’s permission to access puberty blockers

A Queensland judge has granted permission for a transgender child to access puberty blockers without the consent of both parents. The landmark ruling will allow the 13 year old to access puberty blockers, and will overrule a previous ruling that both parents must give permission for the medical treatment to commence. The court heard that […]

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Garth Hamilton wins the by-election in Groom for the Liberal Party

Garth Hamilton wins the by-election in Groom for the Liberal Party

Queensland mining engineer Garth Hamilton is the newest MP in Australia after winning the safe Liberal seat of Groom. The by-election for the Queensland seat was required after sitting member John McVeigh unexpectedly resigned. Hamilton was named the Liberal parties candidate after a tightly fought pre-selection contest for the safe seat. In his victory speech […]

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