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A special Brisbane fundraiser has raised more than $6000 to help Lismore LGBTIQ+ group Tropical Fruits recover from devastating floods. Earlier this year, Lismore was devastated by the record-breaking flood disaster in the Northern Rivers of New South Wales. Tropical Fruits and its members were badly impacted. The long-running group lost everything inside their Lismore …

transphobic fearmongering brisbane protest

A Brisbane protest against transphobic fearmongering takes place in the city’s CBD this Saturday, May 14. The 2022 federal election campaign has seen a ramping up of attacks on trans people and the broader LGBTIQ community by Scott Morrison and Katherine Deves as well as other right-wing politicians. But Equal Love Brisbane is taking a …

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The Brisbane Pride Festival committee congratulates all of the nominees and finalists for the 2022 Queens Ball Awards. Our annual awards recognise the many individuals and organisations whose efforts make our communities better places to live. The awards now, as always, continually evolve to reflect the feedback of our ever advancing LGBTIQ+ Sistergirl and Brotherboy …

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Brisbane Pride has revealed the nominees and opened voting for the 61st annual Queens Ball Awards this June. The Queens Ball is the longest-running continuous LGBTIQ event in the world. On June 25, the glitzy gala event will return to the Brisbane City Hall with this year’s theme “Masquerade”. And each year, the Ball’s annual …

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Female students in Brisbane who identify as LGBTIQ are now eligible to apply for a $1,100 grant to aid their studies. Central Ward Councillor Vicki Howard sponsors the bursary, which is available to female students within the Brisbane City Council area and who identify with the LGBTIQ community. It’s one of 36 various academic grants …

Mr Sporties 2021 Sportsman Hotel Jordan Hirst

A lineup of Brisbane men will compete for the title of Mr Sportsman Hotel at the gay venue this Saturday (April 23). The annual men’s pageant is one of the Brisbane LGBTIQ+ venue’s most popular events. This year, Sporties is on the hunt for the ultimate plant daddy with the contest’s theme “Jungle Cruising”. Brisbane …

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Tickets have gone on sale for the 61st annual Queens Ball, the local LGBTIQ community’s night of nights, in Brisbane this June. The Queens Ball is the longest-running continuous LGBTIQ event in the world. On June 25, the glitzy gala event will return for its 61st year, returning to the Brisbane City Hall with this …

citipointe christian college brisbane school teacher discrimination

A bisexual former student of Citipointe Christian College is reportedly suing the Brisbane religious school for discrimination. In late January, the Carindale school in Brisbane’s east caused outrage after demanding families sign a revised enrolment contract. The document required families denounce homosexuality and bisexuality and students identify by their sex assigned at birth, or risk …

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The hidden camera extortion racket uncovered at New Farm’s trendy Avalon Flats shocked pre-war Brisbane. The victim — John Wilson, by all accounts, a remarkably devout English lad. The villains — Fred and Dalham Affleck, the sons of Sir Frederick Danby James Affleck, 8th Baronet of Dalham Hall, a Buderim orchardist. Previous to this crime, …

Madonna Jarrett Labor 2022 federal election

As the 2022 federal election looms, QNews gives each of the major party candidates for the seat of Brisbane an opportunity to share why they believe our communities should vote for them. Madonna Jarrett Labor is a proud ally of the LGBTIQ+ communities. Madonna Jarrett Labor Proudly, I am an ally of the LGBTIQ+ communities …

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