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Several thousand LGBTIQ community members and supporters flooded Fortitude Valley with rainbows on Saturday for this year’s Brisbane Pride march. A huge rainbow flag was unfurled on Brunswick Street above the crowd, made up of families, friends and pets, as well as LGBTIQ community groups, businesses and public servants. The crowd heard from Brisbane Pride’s …

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Religious protesters rallying outside a theatre production of the Rocky Horror Show have gone viral thanks to a gay couple’s response to their bigotry. The protesters were reportedly from the nearby Zion Tabernacle Protestant Evangelical Church in the English city of Chester. They slammed the Story House Theatre’s production as “vile” and “unholy, sexual and …

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US Bachelor in Paradise contestants Demi Burnett and Kristian Haggerty are the first same-sex couple to get engaged on the dating franchise. During the show’s finale this week, Demi dropped to one knee and popped the question. “Demi, you changed my life forever,” Kristian said as the two held hands on the beach. “I think …

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Tony Award-winning Broadway star Faith Prince is returning to Australia in October for two intimate cabaret performances at QPAC. Faith Prince has been dazzling audiences since winning the Tony Award for Best Actress in a Musical for her performance as Miss Adelaide in the musical Guys and Dolls. In her latest concert, An Intimate Evening with Faith Prince, …

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A gay man has claimed he was dropped from Married at First Sight Australia just days before filming started because producers “could not find a match” for him. On the Channel Nine show, “relationship experts” match couples, who get married the first time they meet at the altar. Over the rest of the season, the …

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QuAC wishes Happy Pride to everyone in our communities. We look forward to saying hello at the Pride March and Pride Fair Day. We are so excited to be part of the dazzling array of LGBTIQ+ Sistergirl and Brotherboy activities during Brisbane Pride 2019. Pride President Rebecca Johnson sends best wishes from Geneva The Pride …

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This weekend, The Raw Entertainment is showing its pride at the W Hotel’s Wet Deck. As Pride month rides strong throughout September, with the Pride March and official Pride Fair Day on Saturday 21st, one of Brisbane’s most luxurious venues is opening its elevator doors for a celebration like no other. The day following Fair …

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Right-wing troll Milo Yiannopoulos has been banned from a furry convention after an outcry from the fandom. “Furries” are a subculture of people who create artwork and costumes of animal characters with human characteristics and personalities. Milo announced on fringe messaging app Telegram that he had adopted a “fursona” – a furry persona – as …

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When Stephen Madsen first steps into the spotlight in Muriel’s Wedding the Musical, he is apparently fresh from the pool in his role as Alexander Shkuratov. Costumed in just a pair of budgie-smugglers and glistening droplets of water, he looks every bit the Olympic swimmer he plays. Stephen works hard to maintain his body for …

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Openly gay rugby player Simon Dunn has written a candid and personal message about his social media persona and his struggles with body image and mental health. On Instagram, the athlete and magazine cover model posted a photo of himself on the rugby field that he said held a special meaning for him. He wrote: …

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brisbane pride fair day program

Brisbane Pride Fair Day this Saturday is Queensland’s biggest LGBTIQ event. Held in New Farm Park, Fair Day is a family-friendly event for the Brisbane and surrounding communities. Here is the Pride Fair Day Program with everything happening on the day. Get tickets from the Eventbrite website or pay cash on entry. Pride President Rebecca Johnson sends best …

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Hannah Gadsby has won the 2019 Emmy award for Outstanding Writing for a Variety Special for her acclaimed Netflix special Nanette. The gong was handed out at the Creative Arts Emmy Awards on Saturday and Sunday. The event is a precursor to the Primetime Emmys on September 22. Gadsby beat an incredible lineup of nominees …

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Matthew Mitcham and his partner Luke Rutherford are planning a European wedding for the new year. “We’ll be getting married in the south of Belgium, in the French-speaking part, in late February,” the Olympic gold medalist and stage performer told QNews.com.au. “We gave ourselves about seven months to plan the wedding. We’re doing it in …

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Channel 9’s 60 Minutes will tonight expose “the unregulated world of religious counselling designed to switch off homosexuality.” The program claims an undercover investigation will reveal the methods used by some Australian churches to ‘eradicate’ homosexuality through LGBTIQ conversion therapy.  It promises an expose of attempts to ‘pray the gay away’. Scroll down for vid …

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Kira Puru is “the party queen we don’t deserve, but most certainly need,” according to THE MUSIC. And Saturday week we get to experience one of her famously dynamic live performances at Brisbane Pride Fair Day in New Farm Park. Scroll down for vid Kira will headline Pride Fair Day along with Samantha Jade. There …

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Steven Oliver’s play From Darkness originated in a chat with his family. “We were talking about spirits and time travel and going back to change the time when Cook arrived.” From that conversation emerged the gripping, darkly funny drama rightly described by ArtsHub as one of the ‘must-see’ shows of the Brisbane Festival. It is …

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DOWNTON ABBEY

Fans will love the new big-screen Downton Abbey. The movie picks up where the last series left off. Although that series tied up most loose ends, it left a couple of unresolved romances which the movie chooses not to dwell on at length. Instead, it focuses on the visit to Downton Abbey of King George …

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Right-wing troll Milo Yiannopoulos has moaned that he “can’t put food on the table” with his “microscopic” following after being banned from Twitter and Facebook. Yiannopoulos was permanently banned from both mainstream social media sites for violating hate speech rules. Now relegated to fringe social media platforms like Gab and Telegram, Yiannopoulos has said he’s …

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Brisbane drag queen Sellma Soul electrified mentor Boy George and the audience four months ago with her performances on The Voice Australia. In two weeks, Sellma will take the stage at Brisbane Pride’s Fair Day. Here, the performer spoke to fellow drag queen Wanda D’Parke about growing up, getting her start in drag, and self-love. …

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A tense exchange on The Block between host Scott Cam and couple Mitch and Mark has sparked heated debate and accusations of homophobic innuendo on social media. On Sunday night’s episode of the renovation show, Cam delivered feedback and critiques from the judges to the show’s competitors. Speaking to a competing couple, Cam said one …

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2019 has been a gagworthy year for queer artists. From sold out tours to number one songs, queer singers are taking the world by storm. To celebrate, QN Magazine has put together a list of some of the LGBTIQ artists you should have on rotation.  King Princess Hailing from Brooklyn, New York and identifying as …

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US President Donald Trump has called for Debra Messing to be sacked from Will & Grace after a feud over Trump’s donors. The spat began when Messing and co-star Eric McCormack called for the naming of donors attending an upcoming Californian Trump fundraiser. “Please print a list of all attendees please. The public has a …

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