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Adelaide drag queen Tullula Bright opens queer, family friendly pub

An iconic Adelaide venue has come out of hibernation after four years, and it’s had a makeover.  Adelaide drag queen Tullula Bright took over the Colonel Light Hotel after noticing a gap in the market.  The heritage-listed pub has had its doors closed since 2017, until Bright saw the potential for a new queer venue. …

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Adelaide Qwire fosters friendship between queer youth and elders

If you’re in the city on a Tuesday night and hear a rousing rendition of an Elton John classic- it’s probably the Adelaide Qwire.  The Qwire has been a welcoming space for Adelaide’s queer community since 1996, and this year may be the biggest yet.  Musical director Jamie Moffatt has been part of the Qwire …

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Hades Hula House set to bring tiki to city

For the queer community in Adelaide’s western suburbs, Hades Hula House at Semaphore is an institution. And with an upcoming move to Hindley Street,  patrons should expect even more of the Hades they love.  Owner Abby Roennfeldt said inclusivity was a core value for Hades Hula House, and this ethos would continue into the city …

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Drag queen historian to give tours of South Australian rainbow history

The 2022 South Australia History Festival is encouraging the city of churches to reflect on and celebrate the state’s rainbow history. With 500 events on the calendar for the month of May, South Australia History Festival has something for everyone. This includes a raft of events for the LGBTQIA+ community and its allies. Will Sergeant …

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Insurance scammer stole $120k to fund his life on ‘gay scene’

A South Australian man who stole $120,000 from insurance company Medibank in Melbourne to fund a “high-end” lifestyle of clubbing and drugs has turned his life around. A Melbourne judge sentenced Dwayne Antojado (pictured) to time served after he pleaded guilty to obtaining property by deception, the Herald Sun reported. The 26-year-old has spent 606 …

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‘Fully support her’: Adelaide all-boys school proud of first trans student

Adelaide all-boys school Prince Alfred College are fully supporting a Year 12 student transitioning to female, in a first for the prestigious private school. Prince Alfred College, associated with the Uniting Church, was established in 1869. Except for during World War II, the school has only accepted male students. Principal Bradley Fenner wrote to parents …

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Uni’s tribute to gay academic 50 years after his murder changed Australia

Almost fifty years ago, a quiet and unassuming University of Adelaide law lecturer tragically died after attackers threw him into the River Torrens in a gay hate crime that shocked Australia. Dr George Ian Ogilvie Duncan, then aged 41, had only been back in Australia for a short time. The academic had flown over from …

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Gay soccer star Josh Cavallo speaks out after homophobic abuse at match

Josh Cavallo has called out homophobic abuse he received from soccer spectators while he played for Adelaide United against Melbourne Victory on Saturday night. The Adelaide A-League player came out as gay in October. He’s currently the only out gay player in a top-tier men’s soccer league in the world. During the Saturday night match …

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Adelaide man who bashed and robbed victim blames ‘gay advance’

An Adelaide man jailed for knocking another man out, robbing him and leaving him unconscious in an alleyway told police the victim made a gay advance on him, a court heard. Adam Thomas Warren pleaded guilty to a charge of aggravated robbery over the incident in the Adelaide CBD on Boxing Day last December. Adelaide …

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Man accused of murder complains victim acted ‘gay’ towards him

An Adelaide man accused of fatally stabbing another man has since complained to a relative the victim acted “gay” towards him, a court has heard. In February 2020, Matthew Scott Bristow (pictured) staggered a short distance after being stabbed before he collapsed and died in a suburban street. A pedestrian found the man’s body on …

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