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Wendybird Community Group Brisbane Fair Day Brisbane Pride

Brisbane social group Wendybird is getting ready to proudly celebrate their fifth birthday next month. The collective was formed by a group of passionate LGBTIQ+ people who wanted to create “a place where people of diverse bodies, genders, relationships and sexualities, their friends, families and children could form positive and meaningful connections with each other.” …

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Lyle Shelton has said he is seeking to rejoin the Queensland Liberal National party after the closure of Cory Bernardi’s Australian Conservatives party. Shelton left the Australian Christian Lobby to run as a Senate candidate for Bernardi’s party at the federal election. But following the party’s massive election failure, Shelton says he has now applied …

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sex work decrimqld respect inc

We accept best practice in workplace health and safety as a given these days. Government regulation and workplace policies cover just about every eventuality that could bring harm to a worker. Unless the worker is a sex worker! In that case, Queensland law actually endangers the health and safety of the worker. No bad whores …

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religious discrimination brisbane protest rally religious freedom

A Brisbane protest rally has opposed LGBTIQ discrimination in the name of “religious freedom” and the Morrison government’s new religious discrimination laws. The government plans to introduce the as-yet-unseen legislation before the end of the year. But advocates are concerned about the detail of the bills and their impact on the LGBTIQ community. A few …

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A Gold Coast dentist has appeared in court after allegedly using a metal dog collar to choke a man during a Grindr meetup. The court heard dentist Hilary Leonard Knight, 68, and his co-accused, Braddon Ian Carter, plead not guilty to charges including deprivation of liberty and assault occasioning in bodily harm, AAP reported. It …

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anglican church father trevor bulled

The Reverend Chris Tyack writes of his experience of and in the Anglican Church and in particular of his memories of Father Trevor Bulled, openly gay priest for many years at Fortitude Valley’s Holy Trinity Church. For many LGBT+ people over 40, the Church represents an ancien regime of unhappy memory. My own relationship to …

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brisbane marriage equality religious freedom rally

A Brisbane rally opposing anti-discrimination exemptions for religious groups in the name of “religious freedom” will be held this weekend. The rally will call on the Morrison government not to “further entrench and broaden discrimination” with new “religious freedom” laws. “Discrimination cannot be tolerated under the guise of religious belief or any other basis,” the …

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Stonewall Medical Centre practice nurse Quentin Bryce

Brisbane’s Stonewall Medical Centre is looking for their first practice nurse to join their team. The registered nurse will join the LGBTIQ practice’s clinical team: six GP’s and two sexual health physicians, a practice manager and practice principal to deliver high quality care. The position will begin on a casual/part-time basis with the possibility to …

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Rex Kable Keen

Police today charged a Bundaberg man with the 1976 murder of Rex Kable Keen in Brisbane. Hotel staff discovered his body in room 1205 at Lennon’s Plaza Hotel on the morning of 14 August 1976. The 46-year-old motel manager regularly stayed at Lennon’s on his visits to Brisbane. In August 2014, he came to town …

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DecrimQld Respect Inc

Activists calling for Queensland to decriminalise sex work, say that current laws place workers in danger. Queensland sex worker organisation Respect Inc is leading the DecrimQLD campaign. Sex workers want their work treated like any other industry, rather than managed under a criminal framework by police. Current laws do not allow independent workers to work …

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