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Queer artists from Brisbane, Nordacious wears a white t-shirt saying love on it.

Brisbane’s Nordacious reveals what drives his political art

We ask local entertainers and artists to spill the tea about themselves and their craft. This month it’s Brisbane visual artist Nordacious aka James Hillier. He shares what his most popular work is, the reason he gets political and what it was like to create art for Elton John and Britney Spears.   I chose …

Roxanne Redacted and Chocolate Boxx at The Prince Consort's Snow Week

Winter wonderland at The Prince Consort’s Snow Week

Winter has settled into Brisbane and next week The Prince Consort will transform into an incredible winter wonderland – yes, with real snow – for the venue’s annual Snow Week. During Snow Week, 50 tonnes of real snow will blanket the entire dining and nightlife venue in Fortitude Valley, from Tuesday, June 25 through to …

Queensland Musical Theatre's new production of My Fair Lady

Musical masterpiece My Fair Lady comes to Brisbane stage

The classic musical My Fair Lady is bringing its timeless charm and unforgettable music to the Brisbane stage at the Twelfth Night Theatre in Bowen Hills. The Queensland Musical Theatre production promises to captivate with its stunning visuals, talented cast, and a full theatre orchestra bringing the iconic score to life. Lerner and Loewe’s award-winning …

Trixie Laumonte Brisbane memorial

Trixie Laumonte gets showgirl send-off at Brisbane memorial

A group of legendary local showgirls have farewelled the late drag icon Trixie Laumonte at a community memorial in Brisbane. On Sunday (June 16), community members gathered to celebrate the life of the Brisbane and Sydney legend at The Brunswick Hotel in Fortitude Valley. Trixie passed away in March. Fellow performers Malika Lam, Kelly Roberts, …

Former principal Brian Mulherin and Citipointe Christian College's sign

Citipointe Christian College settles complaint from parents

Brisbane’s Citipointe Christian College has issued a statement of “regret” after settling legal action over those anti-gay student contracts that caused outrage in 2022. The Pentacostal school in Carindale has settled the complaint after the school sent parents and students the documents to sign. The “declaration of faith” contract declared that the school can terminate …

Bar owner Billerwell Daye in a black polo stands in front of new queer bar Come to Daddy

Meet the man behind Brisbane’s new queer bar Come to Daddy

Billerwell Daye the owner of the new queer bar Come to Daddy, spoke to QNews about the new venture on Brisbane’s southside. When walking into Brisbane’s new LGBTQIA+ venue, you’re greeted with a large neon “Daddy” sign above the door. There’s no mistaking which bar you’re at.  Welcoming me at the front counter for our …

Strut & Fret launch The West End Electric

LIMBO producers Strut & Fret to open new venue in Brisbane

For years, Brisbane-born production house Strut & Fret have wowed audiences at venues all over the city, but will soon open a venue of their own in Brisbane’s West End. Following the unprecedented success of Strut & Fret’s own Sydney theatre, The Grand Electric, the producers of global hit shows like Blanc de Blanc and …

Ali Brigginshaw and her wife Kate

‘Intimidating’: Broncos’ Ali Brigginshaw on meeting wife Kate

Broncos NRLW captain Ali Brigginshaw and her wife Kate are one of the sport’s ultimate power couples, but Ali has shared their awkward first meeting years before they tied the knot. Ali and Kate shared a beautiful public kiss in the stands after the Brisbane Broncos won their first premiership title in October 2018. In …

Sydney Convicts gay rugby club

Sydney Convicts gay rugby club cheers Bingham Cup result

The Sydney Convicts have finished the 2024 Bingham Cup on a high, placing second overall in the main tournament of the World Cup of gay rugby. The Mark Kendall Bingham Memorial Tournament, known as the Bingham Cup, is played in a different host city every two years. The gay and inclusive rugby event is named …

Man with band-aid on arm after mpox vaccination stock photo

‘Get vaccinated’: Alert after Queensland mpox cases

Queenslanders at risk of mpox are being urged to get vaccinated after new cases of the virus were reported in south east Queensland. The Queensland Council for LGBTI Health confirmed that new local cases of mpox (formerly monkeypox) were detected in the last fortnight. The organisation has urged people to check for symptoms, reduce sexual …

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