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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 - Weekly Queer News From Australia JOY 94.9 - LGBTI, LGBTIQA+, LGBTQIA+, LGBT, LGBTQ, LGB, Gay, Lesbian, Trans, Intersex, Queer Podcasts for all our Rainbow Communities

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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.

    Q-mmunity Network News (QNN) – Weekly Queer News and Sport Bulletin

    Q-mmunity Network News (QNN) – Weekly Queer News and Sport Bulletin

    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.

    In news this week, data from the 2021 Census has revealed that 24,000 gay marriages have taken place in Australia since it was legalised, and two LGBTIQA+ politicians have made history in Victoria after being sworn into the Government’s ministerial cabinet.

    In sport this week, Touch Football Australia committed to LGBTIQA+ inclusivity, the German Football Association supports the rights of all to play football, Ballon D’Or winner Megan Rapinoe 100% supportive of trans inclusion, and Leinster Rugby scrum-half Nick McCarthy comes out as gay.

    • 5 min
    Q-mmunity Network News (QNN) – Weekly Queer News and Sport Bulletin

    Q-mmunity Network News (QNN) – Weekly Queer News and Sport Bulletin

    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.

    In news this week, QNN provides communities across the country with the latest in local, national and international LGBTIQA+ news. This week, the Melbourne AIDS Memorial Quilt has received official heritage listing in Victoria, and a judge-only trial has found two young men not guilty of the Grindr killing of a 56-year-old Canberra man.

    In sport, Union Cycliste International (UCI) introduce new trans regulations, FINA votes on restricting trans participation from elite women’s competitions, Former British Olympian Dame Kelly Holmes announces she is gay and Baseball legend Maybelle Blair comes out age 95 .

    • 5 min
    Q-mmunity Network News (QNN) – Weekly Queer News and Sport Bulletin

    Q-mmunity Network News (QNN) – Weekly Queer News and Sport Bulletin

    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.

    In news this week, Australian Red Cross Lifeblood is considering changing rules to allow more gay and bisexual men to donate plasma and Rebel Wilson has responded after a newspaper was accused of ‘outing’ her relationship with her new girlfriend. In sport, Sam Kerr awarded PFA Player’s Player of the Year 2021, Lewis Hamilton encourages F1 drivers to speak up about diversity and inclusion, and UFC Fighter Jeff Molina shocked at hateful Pride Month comments.

    • 5 min
    Q-mmunity Network News (QNN) – Weekly Queer News and Sport Bulletin

    Q-mmunity Network News (QNN) – Weekly Queer News and Sport Bulletin

    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.

    In news this week, Tasmania’s Premier has said he will lead reforms in his state to ban dangerous LGBT “conversion” practices, and hundreds of people have gathered for an emotional ceremony at Bondi’s memorial to gay and transgender hate crimes in Sydney. In sport, Scottish Football Referees come out as gay to change the culture, Billie Jean King awarded Legion of Honour on 50th anniversary of tournament title, Australian human rights activist Craig Foster calls out David Beckham LGBTIQA+ hypocrisy and Ohio lawmakers include genital check with trans sports ban.

    • 4 min
    Q-mmunity Network News (QNN) – Weekly Queer News and Sport Bulletin

    Q-mmunity Network News (QNN) – Weekly Queer News and Sport Bulletin

    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.

    In news this week advocacy groups are calling on the government to allow gay and bisexual men to donate blood amid a blood supply shortage, and parents from Citipointe Christian College are lodging discrimination complaints with the Queensland Human Rights Commission. In sport, anti-LGBTIQA+ chants banned by U.S. Soccer, British Olympic diver Tom Daley launches LBGTIQA+ Pride–themed clothing collection, LA Dodgers set Pride Night ticket sale record and Netball Victoria release Inclusion of Transgender and Gender Diverse People policy.

    • 4 min
    Q-mmunity Network News (QNN) – Queer Weekly News and Sport Bulletin

    Q-mmunity Network News (QNN) – Queer Weekly News and Sport Bulletin

    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.

    In news this week Coles has announced that trans and gender diverse staff who are transitioning will be entitled to up to 10 days of paid gender affirmation leave, and equality advocates have laid out what they expect from the incoming Albanese-led Government. In sport, Paris St-Germain’s Idrissa Gueye absent from IDAHBT match for personal reasons, Robbie McEwen apologies for using offensive phrase during Giro d’Italia commentary, dearth of out male tennis players at the 2022 French Open, and Fox Sports reporter Megan Barnard speaks about being outed by former colleague.

    • 5 min

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