quac

The Queensland AIDS Council (QuAC) will in the future be known as the Queensland Council for LGBTI Health (QC). This follows a membership vote and approval at the 2019 Annual General Meeting tonight. Consultation QuAC conducted community consultation amongst our communities across the state in advance of the change. The consultation sought community feedback on …

hot brown honey hota performing arts

Hot Brown Honey will make you laugh until you cry, clap until your hands bleed, dance in the aisles and shake every part of what your mama gave you. The hit multi-award winning show comes to the Gold Coast’s HOTA – Home of The Arts on 6 December. Hot Brown Honey appear as part of …

gay Saudi journalists

Two gay Saudi journalists who fled their homeland after Saudi authorities outed them, face an unlimited stay in Australian detention. The two journalists discreetly lived together in the Saudi capital Riyadh. By necessity, they kept their relationship secret in a country that punishes homosexuality with the death sentence. The men have been together for 16 …

fortitude valley

Destiny Rogers recalls a misspent youth in Brisbane’s Fortitude Valley. In the mid-1970s, Fortitude Valley possessed two distinct identities – the day-time Valley and the night-time. Fortitude Valley by day Once a famed retail hub, local businesses still hoped suburban shopping malls would prove a passing fad. Perhaps Brisbane shoppers would again favour Brunswick Street.  …

webcamming

Webcamming is relatively new in Africa. Most of the continent remains unconnected to the internet, or even to electricity. Also, laws relating to ‘moral’ issues and the conservative nature of society in most of the continent’s 54 countries act as impediments. Despite that, some Africans do now seize on the opportunity to earn a living …

domestic and family violence

Domestic and family violence takes many forms, which can include psychological manipulation. Perpetrators attempt to pull the strings — manipulating their partners to gain power and control. A partner who is using manipulation as a form of control can cause you to doubt yourself, often to a point where you no longer trust your own …

world AIDS day queensland

There’s a program of events planned all over the state for World AIDS Day Queensland 2019. On the 1st of December each year, we pause to reflect on our progress in the fight against HIV. We remember those we lost and commit to supporting those still living with HIV today.  It is also a time …

Lil Nas X MA Award

Openly gay singer-songwriter Lil Nas X yesterday became the first openly gay performer to win a CMA award. The rapper took out the Country Music Association award with collaborator Billy Ray Cyrus for the musical event of the year. The award recognised their remix of the year’s greatest hit, Old Town Road. Lil Nas X …

george pell

The High Court of Australia this morning granted leave for convicted child abuser George Pell to appeal against his Victorian convictions. Justices Gordon and Edelman gave Pell’s lawyers leave to appeal to the full court ‘as on an appeal’. As a result of that, the full bench of the court will hear the substantive arguments …

A Very Naughty Christmas brisbane powerhouse

Christmas is coming early this year, though Santa is never premature so he’s coming with a very full sack. His sleigh is loaded up and the jolly red man is ready to rock with coarse language, nudity, adult themes and drug references in A Very Naughty Christmas. And that’s just the bits they warn you …

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