Bingo’s Big Again And It’s Definitely Not A Drag
Uniting Australian communities takes a lot of balls.
Uniting Australian communities takes a lot of balls.
When I was a child, one of the things that terrified me beyond words was the thought that I’d be alone when I grew up.
They call themselves "glamourous clowns", but their work -- always filled with "a bit of sparkle" -- has a serious role to play in promoting diversity and understanding, two of Sydney's leading drag artists say.
A bank ad aiming to call out harmful homophobic slurs has been slammed as "ham-fisted", with some LGBTIQ Australians upset about ANZ's campaign in the lead-up to Mardi Gras.
English Super League club Hull will allow fans to fly rainbow flags when they host Israel Folau's Catalans Dragons.
The 2020 Sydney Mardi Gras is almost upon us and social media platforms are jumping on the Pride celebrations, with Facebook and Instagram launching a host of new features ahead of the big event.
All the news you need to know this Tuesday morning.
A young man who was filmed protesting the appearance of drag queens at a children’s library event on Sunday has died.
Not for the first time, the author of 'Harry Potter' has once again faced backlash for being transphobic.
It was sometime after 8pm that I called for an Uber after a long day at work.
The air over NSW might be clogged with unprecedented levels of smoke (sorry, “haze”) but our incompetent, bloviated Federal Government would rather the public choke on something else.
Schools are struggling to teach students about porn and social media in sex education classes, with experts saying there is a "mixed bag" and lack of consistency across the country.
As more Aussie employers encourage staff to share their preferred pronoun at work, LGBTQI+ advocates say the best way to find out if you’re unsure is to ask a simple question -- what is your pronoun?
Margaret Court will attend the Australian Open next year to celebrate the 50th anniversary of her historic grand slam win, despite Tennis Australia once again distancing itself from her personal views.
Three teenage boys have admitted to threatening a lesbian couple on a London bus in May, BBC News reported. The teens admitted the public order offenses on Thursday local time.
The New South Wales police force is set to pay compensation to four police officers who were targeted by a senior officer because they were gay.
Scarlett Johansson came under fire after she was cast to play a trans man in a decision she admitted was 'tone-deaf'.
After his safety was threatened, comedian Joel Creasey has cancelled a stand-up gig in Bendigo.
We've all heard of drag queens, but here are the drag kings making their mark on Melbourne's entertainment scene.
Chris Csabs once prayed for cancer or to be in a car crash because he thought it was better to be dead than gay after his church taught him that homosexuals went to hell.
A Russian man has reportedly filed a complaint against Apple claiming the tech giant turned him gay.
Growing up as a mixed-race Tongan-Australian woman from Mt Druitt meant I grew up with the King James version of The Holy Bible.
Dozens of law academics from a Queensland university have publicly showed their support for transgender students after the head of their department argued against accepting a child's wish to transition.
Thursday's episode of 'The Bachelor Australia' proved that not all group dates have to be a drag, but this one definiely was.
When I saw the headline, I must admit, my heart sank.
There's no such thing as a single 'gay gene' that drives a person's sexual behavior, concludes the largest genetic study ever conducted on the issue.
Between jetting to Vietnam and the G7 in France, and preparing for a trip to Timor-Leste, the PM has shifted his focus off the global stage and onto toilet signage in Canberra.
Troye Sivan has hit back at an interview with a LGBTQ+ magazine that asked invasive questions about his sex life.
As a transgender person, I am often faced with the profound absurdity of having other people debate my existence for me -- not simply whether I do exist, but also whether or not I should.
There's one sporting memory that I'll always cherish.
Mario Lopez has apologised after transphobic comments he made last month re-surfaced.
While performing in Moscow, two members of Rammstein locked lips.
Four teenagers have been charged for a highly-publicised attack on two women on a London bus in May.
Dating app Tinder has introduced a 'Traveller Alert' system to protect its LGBTQ users.
There’s a fair bit of noise surrounding freedom of religion these days, as showcased by Israel Folau -- who posted to Instagram a list of 'sinners', and claimed that without repenting, they would be destined for hell.
There was ScoMo just last night, his right hand likely raised heavenward, surrounded by 21,000 devotees at the Australian Hillsong annual conference, pontificating about what Australia needs now:
"Deadass thought I made it obvious."
I once heard homosexuality described as a "joyful instinct".
Israel Folau called GoFundMe's decision to axe his fundraising campaign part of a "continuing campaign of discrimination".
HALLELUJAH. The powers that be have seen the light.
The GoFundMe page set up by Israel Folau asking supporters to donate to his legal proceedings against Rugby Australia has been removed.
In her latest single Taylor Swift tells homophobes to "take several seats".
Just one day after the release of her single 'You Need To Calm Down', Swift performed at the iconic Stonewall Inn to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Stonewall Uprising.
The writers of "My Little Pony" have confirmed that the latest season of the show will see two new characters – Aunt Holiday and Aunt Lofty.
The Vatican has condemned gender theory as part of a “confused concept of freedom."
Aussie footy and basketball legend Erin Phillips had a huge scare overnight.
Two women who were the victims of a homophobic attack on a London bus said they won't be moved to hide their sexuality.
Two women were punched and robbed in what police on Friday called a disgusting homophobic assault on a London bus, after one of the victims said their attackers tried to force them to kiss each other.
A viral video of K-Pop sensation Sunmi has excited fans around the world.
While 'Rocketman' continues to tick along at the box office, its subject Elton John has slammed a decision to censor the film in Russia.
Praise has been piled on Gilette after its new ad championed a transgender teen and the bond he has with his father.
Being forced to clarify that you don't believe gay people go to hell is not exactly an ideal situation just days out from an election.
In the season 22 episode, Mr Ratburn quietly came out and married Patrick the aardvark.
The Federal election on May 18 will be the first held since the legislation of marriage equality in December 2017.
Brunei has backtracked on harsh new laws, including death by stoning for gay sex and adultery, following widespread condemnation from the international community.
An image of two young women kissing while they photobomb a selfie taken by far-right Italian leader Matteo Salvini has been widely shared on social media.
After winning Top Rock Artist the band used their time to make a strong statement.
OK, let's all calm down for a minute and consider what actually happened here.
Warning: the following will unabashedly discuss spoilers from 'Avengers: Endgame'.
Growing up, I thought the most publicity a sportsperson could get was to do post-game interviews and eventually ride off into the sunset and feature in Lowes commercials.
On Wednesday, Brunei introduced harsh new laws -- including death by stoning for adultery and gay sex -- despite international condemnation, including from stars like George Clooney, Elton John and Ellen DeGeneres.
If you’d like to know more about Magda’s recent trip, please take a look at the links below.
Elton John and George Clooney have strongly condemned Brunei's decision to impose the death penalty for gay sex and adultery.
The popular reality star's medley of Queen Bey numbers was a standout at the 30th Annual GLAAD Media Awards.
The actor is calling for a boycott of nine luxury hotels owned by the Brunei Investment Agency over Brunei's plans to implement Islamic criminal laws, such as death by stoning for gay sex.
Coming out is tough at the best of times.
Brunei must scale back plans to implement changes to its penal code next month that could see LGBTQ+ people whipped or stoned to death for same-sex activity, human rights groups said on Monday.
If you have ever wanted to see Adele get tackled by Jennifer Lawrence in a gay bar... now is your time.
Georgie Stone is set to play the first ever transgender character on 'Neighbours', as she joins the cast this season.
The 'Harry Potter' author has made some new revelations in the DVD extras of her latest film.
A Labor MP has referred "obscene" anonymous election material to the NSW Electoral Commission after it was distributed in Sydney's south.
The actor came under fire after blaming alleged abuse on men having to live in the closet.
At the 41st Sydney Mardi Gras, over 500-thousand celebrated the LGBTQI community.
Hundreds of thousands gathered on Sydney's famous Oxford Street to watch 200 floats decked out in glitter, make their way down the annual parade.
On Saturday night, when thousands upon thousands march in the Sydney Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras, the LGBTQI community will look as colourful, diverse and powerful as it ever has.
Growing up gay in Sydney's western suburbs -- an area of Australia which overwhelmingly voted 'no' to same-sex marriage -- wasn't easy. It was even less so in the 1980s and 1990s.
Ellen Page has written a passionate opinion piece about the continuing fallout surrounding Jussie Smollett.
Monica Hingston, 78, just won in the Faith category at the Australian LGBTI awards. She flew from Melbourne to Sydney for the ceremony, along with nine friends and family members.
'Dancing With The Stars' DF slayer Courtney Act has partnered with ANZ and Mardi Gras for a campaign that'll see Oxford Streets around Australia festively decorated for the most festive event on the LGBTIQ+ calendar.
Network 10's head of programming has spilled on how a gay Bachelor would actually play out.
Boys don't cry. Take it like a man. Be a big boy.
If the old adage is true that a picture paints a thousand words, then this picture paints 50,000.
Chris Pratt has defended his LA church after Ellen Page referred to it as 'infamously anti-LGBTQ'.
During a chat about the state of Australian politics, former Tasmanian senator Jacqui Lambie fired up over the rights of transgender Australians.
Disney is hosting its first-ever official pride event to celebrate the LGBTQ community. "Magical Pride" will take place at Disneyland Paris on June 1 to kick off Pride Month.
Controversial television star Jeremy Clarkson is in the spotlight again, after being accused of homophobic comments made on Amazon Prime show, The Grand Tour.
A Canadian landscaper accused of sexually assaulting, killing and dismembering men he met over seven years has pleaded guilty to eight counts of first-degree murder.
Chicago police have opened a hate crime investigation after a cast member of the television show 'Empire' alleged he was attacked by men who shouted racial and homophobic slurs at him and physically attacked him.
Vogue editor-in-chief Anna Wintour gave a stirring speech at the Australian Open in which she slammed both Prime Minister Scott Morrison and Margaret Court over their views on gay rights.
The 2017 marriage equality campaign led to widespread depression, anxiety and psychological distress among lesbian, gay and bisexual Australians, a landmark study has reported.
There’s one thing I’ll never forget from when I was growing up.
A new classification for "third gender" people will give recognition to intersex citizens on official documents, in a historic move in Germany.
Once again, Australia is in danger of running out of blood, and yet almost 300,000 members of the public are unable to donate thanks to what advocates say is outdated evidence.
For the first time in the Miss Universe pageant's 67-year history, an openly transgender model has entered the competition.
"Call an election" was the demand from Labor's Penny Wong, as the government managed to block debate on a bill to remove discrimination against LGBTQ school students.
Penny Wong will introduce a bill to stop discrimination against gay school students, as the opposition accuses the government of dragging its feet on a promise made before the Wentworth by-election.
"I know that it's not a bad thing. There's still a piece of me that thinks that. And I hate that side of me."
After one of his Instagram posts picked up a LOT of attention for the wrong reasons, the 'Kingsman' star was forced to clarify his sexuality.
The editors of a wedding magazine that is closing down due to its unwillingness to feature same-sex couples have released a tearful video calling for... love?