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Queens Ball Awards drag queens

Nominations are now open for this year’s Queens Ball Awards, one of the world’s longest-running LGBTIQ events. The 59th annual Queens Ball Awards will be held at Brisbane City Hall on June 15, and seventeen community awards are on offer this year with nominations open until Friday, April 26. Nominations for each award can be …

brisbane pride festival

The Brisbane Pride Festival has announced the date of its 2019 AGM. On March 19, the Brisbane Pride Festival is inviting all current members to attend their annual AGM at the Sportsman Hotel, commencing at 6:30pm. The group is inviting members of Brisbane’s LGBTIQA+ Community to submit nominations for the following positions by 5pm on …

Antipodean Resistance Neo nazi sticker

An LGBTIQ-friendly church in New Farm has taken a stand against homophobia after finding a Neo-Nazi group’s stickers on their signage after marching in the Brisbane Pride Festival. Pastor Alex Pittaway from Metropolitan Community Church Brisbane said a contingent from the church were proud to attend this year’s Brisbane Pride Rally and March last Saturday. …

Brisbane Pride Festival 2018 march

Thousands of LGBTIQ community members and supporters flooded Fortitude Valley with rainbows on Saturday for the first Brisbane Pride Festival march since marriage equality was legalised last December. Brisbane Pride President Deeje Hancock said he was proud of Australia for the “yes” result and said he had been waiting a decade to pay tribute to …

rainbow flags at pride parade

LGBTIQ Pride festivals are an opportunity to connect with the community, to stand visibly, collectively and to celebrate who we are with revelry. They’re also contentious – recent controversies include whether police should be permitted to march in London and Toronto, and the subsuming of the umbrella into “Gay Pride”. Indeed, celebrating “who we are …

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The young people from Fortitude Valley-based Open Doors Youth Service are hosting an art exhibition to celebrate Pride Month in Brisbane. The organisation’s Odyssey Art Exhibition and Fundraiser will be held at Betty’s Espresso and Bar in South Brisbane on Thursday (September 20) to raise money for Open Doors’ PRIDE Art Therapy Program. The PRIDE …

Anthony Callea needing a shave

Anthony Callea first burst onto the national stage on Australian Idol in 2004 and since his debut, he’s forged an enviable career spanning fourteen years. He’ll return to Brisbane to headline this year’s Brisbane Pride Festival Fair Day and sat down for a chat with Michael James on the Gold Coast stop of his recent …

Pride Queer Art Exhibition

Looking for a locally-produced piece of queer art for your wall? QNews Magazine is hosting an exhibition of local queer artists’ work to celebrate Pride Month this month. The first Q-Art Pride Exhibition will be launched on September 14 as a free showcase for LGBTIQ artists and queer artwork to help lift their profiles and …

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