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Read the apology in full below Queensland Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk has apologised to the LGBTI people convicted under the state’s unjust laws against homosexuality. Homosexual sex was decriminalised in Queensland in 1990, but men who were charged for consensual activity under several laws prior to that still hold the criminal convictions, affecting their employment and ability …

Read the apology in full below Queensland Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk has apologised to the LGBTI people convicted under the state’s unjust laws against homosexuality. Homosexual sex was decriminalised in Queensland in 1990, but men who were charged for consensual activity under several laws prior to that still hold the criminal convictions, affecting their employment and ability …

Queenslanders

Former Olympic swimmer Daniel Kowalski will address a Marriage Equality Forum on the Sunshine Coast this Thursday night. It’s one of six forums The Equality Campaign are holding around Queensland as part of their largest ever national campaign for marriage reform. “Marriage equality isn’t a metropolitan or city thing, it is nationwide and it affects, …

Brisbane will be lit up in rainbows for the International Day Against Homophobia and Transphobia on May 17. IDAHOT is a day recognised around the world to raise awareness of discrimination and prejudice experienced around the world and events are held to send messages of acceptance and inclusion to queer people. This year’s IDAHOT theme …

More than 20 of Queensland’s top drag queens will grace the Sportsman Hotel stage next month for the annual CWC Cabaret, Brisbane’s longest running fundraiser for people living with HIV. Hosted by Mother Nature at Sporties on May 13, the evening will dish up a delicious array of drag identities from all Brisbane queer venues, as well …

PrEP

More than 1200 Queenslanders are participating in the state’s PrEP trial as part of efforts to prevent the transmission of HIV, the Queensland government has announced. PrEP, short for Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis and also known by its brand name Truvada, is a once-daily pill that has been shown to dramatically reduce the risk of HIV transmission …

Rainbow fertility Same-Sex Parenting

LGBT parents-to-be have been invited to attend an upcoming information night in New Farm in Brisbane early next month. Three experts on rainbow families will address the May 4 forum to offer insight to prospective parents about their journey to parenthood. This give them valuable advice on some of the pitfalls same-sex couples can face. …

Miss First Nation

A new competition for Indigenous drag queens and sistagirls will be held later this year to celebrate the beauty of the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander LGBTI community. Organiser Ben Graetz, well-known for his drag identity Miss Ellaneous (pictured), said Miss First Nation is a county-wide competition open to all “First Nation divas”. The contest …

The eighth annual Brisbane Comedy Festival is bringing over 66 comedians to Brisbane to perform at two major venues across four big weeks from February 26 through March. As well as the Brisbane Powerhouse, the festival has this year expanded to four locations within the Brisbane City Hall to make room for the hilarious national …

Sunshine Coast Pride Festival is proud to celebrate its tenth anniversary when the annual event returns later this month. “We’ve grown from a very small one-day event at the local community centre, to a three-day Festival with events happening across the weekend from Noosa to Maroochydore,” Sunshine Coast Pride Network co-chair Marj Blowers said. “Celebrating …

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