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Samuel Leighton-Dore
INTERVIEW

The Power of Queer Storytelling

FUSE was super excited to have a heart-to-heart with queer screenwriter, director and multidisciplinary visual artist Samuel Leighton-Dore.
LGBTIQ HISTORY

Bisexuality on Film & TV

In recent years, TV shows have started to explicitly state a character’s sexuality, either in dialogue or through a coming out scene. Christina Wilkins, Lecturer in Film and Creative Writing, asks it is bisexuality better depicted on TV than in the film?
INCLUSION

Pronouns and why they are important

For many people, their pronouns are an essential part of who they are, and by using them, you’re doing your bit to make them feel validated and included.
Wellbeing

How to creatively express ‘queer joy’ online

A creative life is an amplified life. Alice Elizabeth Wilson is part of a research group looking at queer joy and the ways it is expressed online.
CBR PRIDE PHOTOS

Capital of Equality - Mardi Gras 2024 (Photos)

The “Capital of Equality” float, beautifully embodied the essence of Canberra — a vibrant community residing in this wonderfully diverse Australian city.
Sydney

Western Sydney Council's Bans Same-Sex Parenting Books

Cumberland City Council in Western Sydney has enacted a controversial policy to remove books featuring same-sex parents from its libraries, triggering a fierce debate over censorship, discrimination, and community values. 
POLITICS

Pride to polling in the India queer community

From pride parades to polling booths: How will the LGBTQI+ community vote? | India Votes 2024

The Power of Queer Storytelling

INTERVIEW
FUSE was super excited to have a heart-to-heart with queer screenwriter, director and multidisciplinary visual artist Samuel Leighton-Dore.
ART

Queer artist slected for Napier Waller Art Prize

A queer artist and Australian Defence Force member, Karl Metzger, has been selected to take part in the Australian War Meroirals' Napier Waller Art Prize.
Theatre Review

Fourteen, A Feel-Good Journey of Resilience & Self-Acceptance

Similar to Timothy Conigrave's 'Holding the Man,' this play is destined to become a classic of Australian LGBTIQ+ literature. Its exuberant celebration of self-acceptance and the enduring power of love, whether from family or friends, will leave you moved and uplifted. ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
QUEER TV

Netflix’s 'Ripley'... mesmerising or charmless

Netflix’s Moody Fresh Take! The eight-episode adaptation, an Italy-set black-and-white thriller about the gay eponymous grifter turned sociopath. Depending on whom you ask, 'Ripley' is either “mesmerizing” or “charmless”.

LASTEST ISSUE : FUSE67

'Pride in the Capital'

In this issue: Canberra pride festival guide. American LGBTIQ freedoms out of the window. Gender and King Lear. From Mardi Gras to SpringOUT, we catch up with Lynne OBrien. Venus Mantrap from Valley of the Molls. Canberra Qwire turns 30. Queer Buddhists. Dear Rose, Gay horoscopes, social photos and more.

Sydney
The ultimae list! Heading to Syndey and not sure where to hang? Sydney is pretty fabulous by all accounts. You’ll spot rainbow flags and encounter queer couples wherever you go in this vibrant city, but for a concentrated dose of the city’s rainbow culture, a few neighbourhoods and popular LGBTIQ...

Cape Town

Cape Town No1 Gay Travel Destination

Two Gay Expats have declared Cape Town as the No.1 gay travel destination for 2024.With gorgeous beaches, wild gay nights out and fantastic food it may be time to pack your bags!
Canberra

Queer (LGBTIQ) parties, places an events in Canberra!

Canberra, the Capital city of Australia, say its the most inclusive city in the country and has more to offer than just politics! It has a thriving LGBTIQ+ community, and plenty of gay friendly spaces spread around the city. Here's our guide to gay Canberra's queer scene.

Health, Sex & Wellbeing

Revitalise your love life for better wellbeing

A few ideas that might help spice things up for those people who do want to enjoy sex more but have found themselves to be in a bit of a rut.
Wellbeing

Your ‘ideal’ body, and why you want it?

What makes an ideal body, and why do we want one so badly?

OP.ED

Problems with dating apps and can they be fixed?

Hundreds of millions of people worldwide use dating apps, but only half of users say that they have had positive experiences. Incredibly, many users also received threats of harm.
OP.ED

Police Marching at Mardi Gras must come with real change

The policing of LGBTQ+ people casts a long, dark shadow. Police marching at Mardi Gras must be backed up with real change.
OP.ED

The great US rights rollback

America. The self-proclaimed ‘land of the free’ and ‘home of the brave’. But if you have been paying attention to US politics this year, you’d be forgiven for thinking that freedom and bravery had been thrown out of the proverbial window.
INCLUSION

Pronouns and why they are important

For many people, their pronouns are an essential part of who they are, and by using them, you’re doing your bit to make them feel validated and included.

HIGHTLIGHT

Capital of Equality - Mardi Gras 2024 (Photos)

The “Capital of Equality” float, beautifully embodied the essence of Canberra — a vibrant community residing in this wonderfully diverse Australian city.

ANU | Canberra

ANU Queer Department

The ANU Queer* Department is an autonomous space, meaning that all queer students can attend meetings, events, and get the benefits of community!
SUPPORT

Find what you want on the LGBTIQ DIRECTORY

The LGBTIQ DIRECTORY is a community focused project proudly published by FUSE Magazine and its partners.

HEALTH

Where to get PEP in an HIV emergency!

It's vital that PEP is started as soon as possible after any possible exposure to HIV — preferably within a few hours.
Free

LGBTIQ+ Drop-In legal Advice Service

Do you need some legal advice? Meridian and Legal Aid ACT hosts free LGBTIQA+ Drop-In Legal Advice Service twice a month.

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