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All the LGBTIQA+ news and sport from Australia in our weekly 5-minute bulletin. A weekly news bulletin for the diverse lesbian, gay, bi-sexual, transgender, queer and intersex communities, broadcast nationally via the Community Radio Network and via podcast.

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All the LGBTIQA+ news and sport from Australia in our weekly 5-minute bulletin. A weekly news bulletin for the diverse lesbian, gay, bi-sexual, transgender, queer and intersex communities, broadcast nationally via the Community Radio Network and via podcast.

    QNN – News and Sport Bulletin No. 4, 2023

    QNN – News and Sport Bulletin No. 4, 2023

    In News, NSW Police to haul LGBTIQA+ rights campaigners in front of the Supreme Court to prohibit a peaceful protest march past the George Pell funeral, former PM Scott Morrison fails to get his Religious Discrimination Bill passed in Parliament, bail denied to Uber driver facing charges of sexually assaulting a man he met via the gay dating app Grindr, LGBTIQ+ venue Flamingos Dance Bar  searching for new home, and prominent LGBTQIA+ advocates are among those who have been recognised in the Australia Day 2023 Honours.

    In Sport, A-Leagues Melbourne Victory and Adelaide United come together for 2023, New York Rangers Pride Night fiasco,  inaugural NBL Champion Pride Round a journey, and first All Black player comes out publicly age 43.

    QNN provides communities across the country with the latest in local, national and international LGBTQIA+ news and sport in a weekly five minute bulletin. Follow us on twitter for more.

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    QNN – News and Sport Bulletin No. 3, 2023

    QNN – News and Sport Bulletin No. 3, 2023

    In News, Queensland’s Police Commissioner offers formal apology to the LGBTIQA+ community, protesters plan to rally outside Catholic Cardinal George Pell’s funeral to condemn his decades-long opposition to LGBTIQ+ rights, Australian drag queen and Sydney WorldPride ambassador Miss Ellaneous performs first ever federal parliament drag show, Melbourne’s annual Midsumma Festival marks the major LGBTI event’s 35th anniversary, and ABS data shows same-sex marriages make up about 3 percent of Australia’s total in 2021.

    In Sport, Victorian Government commits to LGBTIQA+ sport uptake, NBL Champion Pride Round launch, British boxer Chris Eubank Jr slams opponent’s anti-gay comments, Proud2Play Midsumma Sport Precinct success, and tributes flow for much-loved athlete and LGBTQIA+ advocate Simon Dunn.

    That is your weekly five minute bulletin from the Q-mmunity Network News (QNN) team providing the diverse lesbian, gay, bi-sexual, transgender, queer and intersex communities with the latest Australian and international LGBTIQA+ news and sport.

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    QNN – News and Sport Bulletin No. 2, 2023

    QNN – News and Sport Bulletin No. 2, 2023

    In News, a Baptist church in rural Australia opposes the flying of gay pride flags, Queensland Police attend Brisbane Pride event, Germany to lift blanket ban on gay men donating blood, Anderson Aldrich accused of murdering five people at Colorado gay bar Club Q returns to court, and Australian woman Tessa Bona claims her sexuality changed due to contraceptive pill.

    In Sport, Zander Murray signs with new club Bonnyrigg Rose, FIFA fines the Mexican Football Federation for homophobic chants, Associate Professor Ada Cheung, Endocrinologist challenges World Aquatics Trans policy decision, and Midsumma Carnival Sports Precinct ground-breaking research project underway.

    That is your weekly five minute bulletin from the Q-mmunity Network News (QNN) team providing the diverse lesbian, gay, bi-sexual, transgender, queer and intersex communities with the latest Australian and international LGBTIQA+ news and sport.

    • 5 min
    QNN – News and Sport Bulletin No. 1, 2023

    QNN – News and Sport Bulletin No. 1, 2023

    In News, Tasmanian LGBTIQA+ activists welcomed the State Government’s decision to ban Nazi symbols, Nationals’ leader David Littleproud supports the Australian War Memorial’s decision to stop using gender neutral pronouns, George Street north to be transformed into a giant Pride flag in preparation for Sydney WorldPride 2023, and a medical student from Melbourne has shared fierce photos after he attended his graduation ceremony in full drag.

    In Sport, tennis legend Martina Navratilova diagnosed with Stage 1 throat and breast cancer, Australian cricket legend Belinda Clark immortalized in bronze , Manchester United being held to account for fans’ homophobic chant, and Christina Matthews CEO WA Cricket calls for a BBL/WBBL Pride Round.

    That is your weekly five minute bulletin from the Q-mmunity Network News (QNN) team providing the diverse lesbian, gay, bi-sexual, transgender, queer and intersex communities with the latest Australian and international LGBTIQA+ news and sport.

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    Q-mmunity Network News (QNN) – weekly five minute news and sport bulletin

    Q-mmunity Network News (QNN) – weekly five minute news and sport bulletin

    In News, NSW Election 2023: Candidates Questionnaire developed, Sydney’s new LGBTQI museum, Qtopia announces curatorial team, trans and gender-diverse swim event at Cook and Phillip Park Pool in Sydney’s CBD gets the go-ahead, Yarra Trams unveils winning design for its All Aboard Rainbow Pride tram, and the Community and Public Sector Union/Civil Service Association announces Gender Affirmation Leave access.

    In Sport, Justin Fashanu Statue campaign underway, Skate Canada updates competition policy, history is made at the USA Cycling Cyclocross National Championships, and the Perth Scorchers to hold second Pride Match.

    That is your weekly five minute bulletin from the Q-mmunity Network News (QNN) team providing the diverse lesbian, gay, bi-sexual, transgender, queer and intersex communities with the latest Australian and international LGBTIQA+ news and sport.

    • 5 min
    Q-mmunity Network News (QNN) – weekly queer news and sport bulletin

    Q-mmunity Network News (QNN) – weekly queer news and sport bulletin

    In news, NSW Police Commissioner Karen Webb writes letter of support to the Supreme Court judge heading the NSW inquiry into historical gay hate crimes, Regional WA LGBTIQ+ group Albany Pride welcomes local MP’s offer of support, the “Very Hungry Nomads”achieve their incredible goal, Bali tourism authorities play down fears  around new law, and a crowd of LGBTIQ+ supporters vastly outnumber far-right Proud Boys protesters outside the Victorian Pride Centre.

    In sport, Brittney Griner prisoner exchange reduces nine years to 294 days, US Sports Journalist collapses and dies in Qatar, French kissing in the world of male professional tennis and third male Major Baseball League player comes out as gay. 

    That is your weekly five minute bulletin from the Q-mmunity Network News (QNN) team providing the diverse lesbian, gay, bi-sexual, transgender, queer and intersex communities with the latest Australian and international LGBTIQA+ news and sport.

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