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Roxanne Redacted and Chocolate Boxx at The Prince Consort's Snow Week

Winter wonderland at The Prince Consort’s Snow Week

Winter has settled into Brisbane and next week The Prince Consort will transform into an incredible winter wonderland – yes, with real snow – for the venue’s annual Snow Week. During Snow Week, 50 tonnes of real snow will blanket the entire dining and nightlife venue in Fortitude Valley, from Tuesday, June 25 through to …

A same-sex gay male dance couple embrace against the Sydney Opera House in Rome & Juliet Suite

Romeo & Juliet gets queer in Sydney Opera House performance

The Sydney Opera House will be home to a uniquely queer retelling of Romeo & Juliet this month.  Benjamin Millepied’s highly anticipated Romeo & Juliet Suite is set to make its Australian premiere in a strictly limited season at the Sydney Opera House from 5 to 9 June 2024.  Millepied, choreographer of the Academy Award-winning …

Growing Families conference in Sydney next month

Building your family – where do you start?

Sam Everingham talks with two parents Tim and JC who created their family through surrogacy. Each had experience with both local and international processes. They, along with six other gay dads will share much more of the ups and downs of the process at Growing Families Sydney Conference on June 22-23, 2024. JC and his …

Moreton Bay Food + Wine Festival

Sip sip hooray! Moreton Bay Food + Wine Festival is back

Pop the champagne because the tastiest event on the southeast Queensland calendar is back in 2024, and tickets are now on sale. The state’s foodies are counting down the days until they can sip, eat, dance, shop at the southeast’s largest, tastiest, and most delicious celebration of food at this year’s Moreton Bay Food + …

A woman livign with a disability is wearing a yellow jumper sits on a couch doing budgeting on a device

How budgeting helps empower people living with a disability

The team at Living Communities share how budgeting can empower people living with a disability.  Looking after your finances and budgeting your money is an important way to ensure financial stability and empowerment. For those navigating disabilities, financial planning takes on added significance due to unique needs and potential constraints.  Effective budgeting enables people to …

Coins on a table with some one writing in a book behind to work out how much salary for a home loan deposit in Australia

Here’s how much income you need to buy your dream home

Scott Palazzi from Loan Market shares his insights on how much income you need for your dream home. If you’re wondering how much money you need to earn to purchase property, new modelling has found the answer. The following calculations are based on the median house price and assuming the buyer has a 20% deposit. …

Two gay men kiss at Madrid Pride celebrations - one of the world's biggest

How Madrid’s MADO became one of the world’s biggest prides

From a small gathering to one of the world’s largest prides, this is the story of Madrid’s MADO celebrations.  Madrid Pride, known locally as Orgullo Madrid or MADO (Madrid Orgullo), has grown into one of the world’s most prominent LGBTQIA+ celebrations.  Approximately 1.5 million people will descend upon Spain’s capital for what is a huge …

LGBTQIA+ rowers wearing pink in a white boat for the Valencia Gay Games 2026.

Two year countdown for the Valencia Gay Games 2026

It’s two years until the 2026 Gay Games will be held in the Spanish city of Valencia.  This June marks two years until the LGBTQIA+ world will descend on Valencia for the 12th edition of the Gay Games.  Valencia was selected as the host city in 2021 with games organisers praising Spain’s progressive human rights …

The unique LGBTQIA+ Spanish destination of Yumbo Centre sign on top of a background of a gay bar in the venue.

The Yumbo: A unique Spanish LGBTQIA+ tourist destination

In the heart of Spain’s Gran Canaria lies the iconic Yumbo Centre, the world’s only LGBTQIA+ shopping centre. Gran Canaria lies in the Canary Islands off the west coast of Africa, so why go all that way for a shopping centre? We take a look at the unique queer tourist destination. A unique inclusive venue …

Watershed

🚨 WIN a double pass to see Watershed @ Sydney Opera House

🚨 WIN* a double pass to see “Watershed: The Death of Doctor Duncan” at the iconic Sydney Opera House! 🎭✨ Get ready for an unforgettable experience as this new operatic masterpiece takes the stage! Created by Australia’s finest talents (Neil Armfield, Christos Tsiolkas, Alana Valentine, and Joseph Twist), this powerful work blends music, movement, and …

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