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Josh Cavallo wears rainbow shirt for Adelaide United and A-League Pride Round

Josh Cavallo lived out of his car before life-changing news

Before soccer star Josh Cavallo signed with his A-League club Adelaide United, he says he was broke and living out of his car. At the time, the gay footballer was playing for the under-20s Australian national team, the Young Socceroos. But his then-coach urged Josh to leave his hometown Melbourne and drive to Adelaide for …

Cabaret star Hans with Leigh Sales and Annabell Crabb

Cabaret star Hans returns to the stage after horror cruise ship fall

Australian cabaret star Hans has returned to the stage for the first time since his horror fall while performing on a cruise ship in August. The faux German performer (above centre), whose real name is Matt Gilbertson, wore hot pink and walked with crutches as he joined Annabel Crabb and Leigh Sales at Adelaide’s Her …

Izzy Hodgson captain of Adelaide United

‘Like a second coming out’: Izzy Hodgson on being a queer footballer

Adelaide United’s team captain Izzy Hodgson discusses the important legacy of queer women in football in the wake of Josh Cavallo’s one-year anniversary of his own viral coming-out video. Speaking to QNews, Hodgson talks about how Cavallo’s coming-out has ignited the conversation around queer representation in football, and almost felt like her own “second coming …

Steven Thompson from Bendigo Bank Adelaide

Ask the Experts: Home loan basics with Bendigo Bank

Congratulations! Buying a home is one of life’s most important milestones. But there’s lots to learn when taking out a loan to make sure it’s the right one for you, writes Steven Thompson from Bendigo Bank. At Bendigo Bank, we talk to all sorts of borrowers every single day. Here are some of their most …

Adelaide cabaret star has suffering foot and back injuries after a cruise ship near Turkey.

Cabaret star Hans gives update on injuries after cruise ship fall

Cabaret star Hans has given an update on the injuries he suffered after a horror fall on a cruise ship near Turkey. The Adelaide entertainer, whose real name is Matt Gilbertson, was on a European tour as his camp German accordion player persona last month. But while performing on a cruise ship off Turkey, the …

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Cabaret star Hans injured in stage fall on cruise ship

Cabaret star Hans suffered serious injury overnight after falling 4 metres from a stage into an orchestra pit while performing on a cruise ship off the Turkish coast. The popular Adelaide performer will now need surgery on his right foot. He posted on Instagram that ironically, he cannot now perform at next week’s Broken Heel …

Better Together conference adelaide 2023

Adelaide to host national LGBTQIA+ conference in 2023

Tickets are now on sale for Australia’s National LGBTQIA+ Conference, Better Together. To be held in Adelaide in February 2023, Better Together will explore current issues facing the LGBTQIA+ community in Australia. Organised by the Equality Project, founder and chief executive Jason Tuazon-McCheyne said the conference aimed to include a diverse range of voices and …

SALA 2022 Full Spectrum Queerness

Adelaide art exhibition celebrates queer, ability diverse artists

Part of the 2022 SALA Festival, Full Spectrum Queerness is celebrating Adelaide’s queer and ability diverse artists. The South Australian Living Artists (SALA) Festival is Australia’s largest celebration of visual arts. It runs for the whole month of August, throughout 800 venues across the state. This year marks the 25th anniversary of SALA, with the festival …

exhumation of dr duncan

Call for exhumation of Dr Duncan and fresh inquiry

The boyfriend of one of the two witnesses to the murder of Professor George Duncan in 1972 has called on the South Australian Attorney-General to authorise the exhumation of Dr Duncan’s body. He also asked for a fresh inquiry into the death similar to the NSW Special Commission into LGBTQI Hate Crimes. Ivan Felisatti told …

Catalyst

SA’s Catalyst re-engages LGBTQIA+ elders with community

For elderly queer people, heading into old age can mean heading back into the closet. But South Australia’s Catalyst re-engages our elders with community. The Australian Human Rights Commission has recognised the struggles facing the LGBTQIA+ as they get older. The Commission highlighted that older people are more likely to experience a history of stigma, …

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