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Anthony Stott aqualicious

Aqualicious Masters Swimming Club recently paid tribute to longtime member Anthony Stott. Although the circumstances of Anthony’s death remain unclear, police allege three people detained and assaulted him for over six hours on 10 February. After apparently escaping, a truck struck him on the nearby highway and he died at the scene. A Tweed Heads …

queensland aids council queensland council for lgbti health talking heals suicide prevention

A new Queensland suicide prevention campaign is encouraging everyone to have difficult – but important – conversations about suicide. The Queensland Council for LGBTI Health has launched the “Talking Heals” campaign, in partnership with a number of other organisations. The campaign, appearing on billboards around Brisbane, acknowledge “sharing stories of suicide can be hard”. The …

stonewall medical centre doctor ryan williams religious discrimination bill

A Brisbane doctor who specialises in LGBTIQ healthcare has slammed the government’s “harmful” religious freedom bill. Dr Ryan Williams is a GP at Stonewall Medical Centre in Brisbane. The long-running centre is one of four in the city specialising in care for LGBTIQ people. “I’m a proud gay man myself, and the majority of my …

Nautilus Pool by Westin

Located on Mary Street in the heart of Brisbane City lives The Westin — home to Brisbane’s first swim-up bar.  My friend and I stayed overnight at the luxurious hotel and believe me when I say I wish our time there never ended.  As we drove up to the hotel’s entrance, we were greeted by …

Scarlette fever drag queen brisbane hero shot

I first met Scarlett Fever when she worked as a checkout chick for a supermarket just outside of Brisbane city. Keep reading to find out how this fishy drag queen went from serving customers, to serving some serious face.  Scarlett Fever has been doing drag professionally for five years. That’s pretty impressive when you learn …

conchita wurst trevor ashley qpac kate miller-heidke

It will be a night to remember when Eurovision legend Conchita Wurst joins dear friend Trevor Ashley for an evening of musical magic in Brisbane. Austria’s greatest glam pop vocalist will join with Australia’s queen of cabaret for one night only. Joined by conductor Michael Tyack and Camerata, Queensland’s Chamber Orchestra, they will perform their greatest hits, alone and …

Tahitian prince joel Morehu-Barlow

Joseph Hohepa Morehu-Barlow, or Joel Morehu-Barlow, the fake Tahitian prince who stole over $16 million from Queensland Health, is set for release from jail and deportation back to New Zealand. Morehu-Barlow, originally sentenced to 14 years jail, became eligible for parole in 2016. After beginning work for Queensland Health in 2007, Morehu-Barlow eventually became a …

brisbane city council petition

Uproar greeted discussion of two petitions during a Brisbane City Council meeting today. One petition, in particular, seems to directly contravene the council’s guidelines for submitting a petition. Those guidelines state a petition “Must be respectful, decorous and temperate and not contain any language which is offensive or likely to be offensive to any member …

henny spaghetti

Meet Henny Spaghetti, the hilarious show-stopping drag queen whose performances have been leaving Brisbane’s wigs snatched.  Henny first performed for audiences back in 2018 after spending a year refining her look and persona. She said in the beginning of her transition into drag, she would watch YouTube tutorials to help her polish her looks. Then, …

free mum hugs australia

They’re the Australian mums determined to make sure no LGBTIQ person feels unloved or not accepted. They belong to “Free Mum Hugs”, a group that has a goal of “letting the LGBTIQ+ community know that they are unconditionally loved and accepted” for who they are. “We know many people reject these precious humans,” the group …

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