Sportsman Hotel Brisbane - Gay owned gay friendly hotel to meet gay community in Brisbane and enjoy gay only bar and nightclub. 29 YEARS Gay Owned & Operated. Affectionately known to regular patrons as "Sporties" we are located in the heart of Brisbane, capital of Queensland "The Land of Queens"! The only totally gay owned and operated hotel in Brisbane, we are now in our 29th year of serving Brisbane's gay community. We extend a warm welcome to all Brisbanites, as well as all visitors to Brisbane, whether you're from just out of town, interstate or overseas.