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Chocolate Boxx to host Drag Storytime at Shelf Lovers

Chocolate Boxx hosts Drag Storytime at Shelf Lovers bookshop

Brisbane drag queen Chocolate Boxx is hosting a free Drag Storytime this month at indie LGBTQIA+ bookstore Shelf Lovers. Shelf Lovers opened in Wooloowin last July, and the family-owned bookshop proudly offers an extensive, curated LGBTQIA+ collection. Before Christmas, the team held their first free, family-friendly Drag Storytime. Drag queen Dolly Kicks (below) read Pink …

Brisbane renter chaffeured landlord to his Grindr dates in a Mercedes

Brisbane renter drove landlord to Grindr dates in his Mercedes

A female UK expat who once lived with a wealthy live-in Brisbane landlord says she was insured on his Mercedes so she could chaffeur him to his Grindr dates. This week the Daily Mail asked a bunch of Brits for their weirdest and wildest rental stories. One British woman, named Rebecca, told the outlet about …

Mathew Baker is founder of Hyperbaric O2 Health in Brisbane

Breathe deeper and heal faster with Hyperbaric O2 Health

AN APOLOGY: Due to an unfortunate printing error, an ad for the folks at Hyperbaric O2 Health in Brisbane appeared very, very incorrectly in the December print edition of QNews. We apologise to Matt and the whole team for the error! Read below to find out more about the very unique therapy on offer at …

Russell Morris The Real Thing Symphonic Tour poster

Russell Morris talks The Real Thing Symphonic Tour in Brisbane

ARIA Award-winning Australian music legend, Russell Morris, joins forces with a 54-piece orchestra for The Real Thing Symphonic Concert tour. This symphonic reimagining of Russell’s beloved hits Brisbane this December. The tour has already left a trail of sell-out shows behind as it has rock and rolled its way through Australia this year. The tour …

Dolly Kicks is hosting free Drag Storytime at Shelf Lovers

Dolly Kicks hosts Drag Storytime at Brisbane’s Shelf Lovers

Drag queen Dolly Kicks is hosting a free Drag Storytime this weekend at Brisbane’s indie LGBTQIA+ bookstore Shelf Lovers. Shelf Lovers opened in Wooloowin earlier this year, and the family-owned bookstore proudly specialises in LGBTQIA+ books. This weekend, the team are partnering with Queer and Here to host the special festive Drag Storytime event on …

Bay Pride March

Bay Pride March Boasts Spectacular Turnout

The controversy over the inaugural Bay Pride March prompted allies who ordinarily wouldn’t attend an LGBTIQA+ BB SG march to come out and show their support. Thank you to the protesters for helping the Wynnum Fringe Festival  Bay Pride March achieve such a fabulous number! We hope to see you back next year helping Bay …

Brisbane Hustlers on the field at the last Bingham Cup

Brisbane Hustlers hosting Speedo car wash fundraiser

Gentlemen, start your engines! The rugby players from the Brisbane Hustlers want to wash your car in their swimmers for an important cause. Club President Steve Bevan told us it’s the Hustlers’ first car wash, on December 2. It starts at 7am at Norths Rugby Club at Wavell Heights, northeast of Brisbane. The boys will …

Drag Race Down Under queens Gabriella LaBucci, Ivory Glaze and Faux Fur headlining Bay Pride

Police investigate fake flyers targeting Wynnum’s Bay Pride

Wynnum police are investigating the fake, homophobic flyers targeting the new Bay Pride event at Wynnum Fringe this weekend. Fringe founder Tom Oliver has previously spoken out against a sad and disturbing campaign against the inaugural Pride March and Fair Day-style event this weekend. In an emotional video, Tom condemned the “defamatory” flyers that used …

Spencer Tunick photographed hundreds of people nude on the Brisbane River

Locals go nude on Brisbane River for artist Spencer Tunick

Artist Spencer Tunick has shared an early preview of the artwork he created with over 100 nude volunteers on the Brisbane River at the weekend. The New York artist is renowned for his live artworks depicting the nude figure in public. Since 1992, Spencer has organised over 100 installations using dozens, hundreds or thousands of …

Wynnum Fringe founder Tom Oliver and headliner Rhonda Burchmore ahead of Bay Pride homophobic flyers

Wynnum’s new Bay Pride targeted with homophobic flyers

The organisers of Wynnum Fringe are seeking legal advice after protesters distributed homophobic flyers to letterboxes opposing the festival’s new Bay Pride event. The fourth annual Wynnum Fringe Festival is on now, with a lineup of arts and cultural events half an hour from Brisbane. The Wynnum and Manly festival’s second week this week has …

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