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jonathan sri lyle shelton this shit is real

Lyle Shelton last week described re-elected Brisbane City Councillor Jonathan Sri’s politics as “a greater long-term threat than coronavirus.” As we face a common enemy that does not discriminate in who it attacks, some culture warriors seem unable to grasp that this shit is real. [OPINION] As of today, the global confirmed death toll from …

trina massey the greens

As we go to press, local government elections continue in Queensland with polling day Saturday 28 March. Local councils are our most accessible level of government with the elected representatives more available to constituents than at state or federal level. Trina Massey, the Greens candidate for Central Ward spoke to us about her passion for …

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Brisbane’s Stonewall Medical Centre has officially launched their new FAST sexual health testing. Stonewall has served the local LGBTIQ community for 25 years. The team now offer weekly Fast Access Sexual Testing (FAST) clinics for HIV, chlamydia, syphilis, gonorrhea, and Hepatitis A, B and C. The doctors running the program, Dr Hemming Lu and Dr …

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Labor’s Lord Mayoral candidate Pat Condren and Labor’s candidate for Central Ward, Judi Jabour today pledged to deliver a permanent rainbow crossing in the heart of Fortitude Valley. Judi Jabour told QNews, “From Sydney to San Diego. From Taipei to San Francisco. What do these internationally renowned cities have in common? Each has a rainbow …

Tom Hanks has revealed he and his wife Rita Wilson have tested positive for coronavirus here in Australia.  The pair have taken up residence on the Gold Coast where Hanks has been filming the new Baz Luhrmann film about Elvis Presley. But now it seems they will be spending some time in isolation. Earlier today, …

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A pregnant lesbian mum was left in tears after a stranger verbally abused her at a Brisbane supermarket. Ebony was shopping at the time with girlfriend Lisa at Coles in the Brisbane suburb of Mitchelton, the Springfield News reported. Lisa explained, “My partner encountered quite possibly the most cold-hearted example of judgment I have had …

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The Post Office Hotel in the far north town of Cloncurry last night kicked off a weekend of outback Mardi Gras fun for the local gay cowboys, cowgirls and their local allies. The western Queensland cattle town sits smack bang in Bob Katter’s federal electorate of Kennedy. 53.3% of that electorate voted No during the …

stop the raids sex worker rights day respect inc #decrimqld

Grab your red umbrella! On Tuesday — International Sex Worker Rights Day — #DecrimQLD and Respect Inc invite allies to the Stop the Raids rally at Southport. In the last six months, police charged more than 30 people for sex work related offences. The charges followed raids and also undercover entrapment. In response sex workers, …

Anthony Stott aqualicious

Aqualicious Masters Swimming Club recently paid tribute to longtime member Anthony Stott. Although the circumstances of Anthony’s death remain unclear, police allege three people detained and assaulted him for over six hours on 10 February. After apparently escaping, a truck struck him on the nearby highway and he died at the scene. A Tweed Heads …

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A new Queensland suicide prevention campaign is encouraging everyone to have difficult – but important – conversations about suicide. The Queensland Council for LGBTI Health has launched the “Talking Heals” campaign, in partnership with a number of other organisations. The campaign, appearing on billboards around Brisbane, acknowledge “sharing stories of suicide can be hard”. The …

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