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Brisbane drag queen Justine Deeva has been crowned Miss Sportsman Hotel at the venue’s annual drag pageant. On Saturday night (February 13), Justine, Mya Crafone, Lulu Lemans, Martini Ice, Lexa Pro, Moose Steak, Emerald City, and Archie Arsenic all competed for the title. This year’s theme was “Queens of the Silver Screen” and all eight …

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“Nature loves diversity. Unfortunately, society hates it.” This quote from the grandfather of gender diversity Micky Diamond summarises so much about the unnecessary damage done to many in our LGBTIQ+ communities. Gender and sexual diversity is in our species DNA. However, sadly, our brains also hard-wired wariness of others who seem different to ourselves. Consequently, …

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Eight talented Brisbane drag performers will compete in the Miss Sportsman Hotel drag pageant at the Brisbane venue this weekend. Sporties’ annual drag contest is on again this Saturday night (February 13). Mya Crafone, Lulu Lemans, Martini Ice, Lexa Pro, Moose, Emerald City, Archie Arsenic and Justine Deeva will all compete for this year’s title. …

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Aftermath opens into a haunting world of disquiet. Then, the Australasian Dance Collective and Brisbane music producer The Kite String Tangle hurtle the audience through a landscape of fragmented memories and imperfect recollection to a high-octane climax. Visceral physicality and a stirring soundscape collide in a bold new full-length work at Brisbane Powerhouse this February. …

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Shelley Argent, the long-serving spokesperson of Parents and Friends of Lesbians and Gays (PFLAG+), is retiring from the role after 22 years of campaigning for LGBTIQ+ rights. Shelley has been one of Australia’s most dedicated and tireless champions in the fight for LGBTIQ+ equality, not only in her home state of Queensland but across Australia. …

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The Brisbane Lions AFLW team have unveiled the rainbow-coloured Pride Guernseys they’ll wear in the AFLW’s inaugural Pride Round this weekend. In 2018, the Carlton Blues and the Western Bulldogs began their annual Pride Game, to celebrate the sport’s LGBTIQ+ players and spectators. Now this season the AFLW is expanding the celebratory matches to an …

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Brisbane has sadly failed to make the final three-city shortlist to host the Gay Games in 2026. Every four years since 1982, the Gay Games has provided an inclusive and safe environment for LGBTIQ athletes to compete in dozens of sports. Each Games now attracts over 10,000 athletes and tens of thousands of spectators from …

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Queensland’s first openly gay MP Trevor Evans has gotten engaged to his partner Roger. The Brisbane Liberal MP popped the question to his partner, obstetrics specialist Dr Roger Martin, on Tuesday night. Trevor posted a photo of both of them to social media, with Roger holding up his wedding ring. “It’s true, Roger said yes! …

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Three more legendary Queensland performers have been inducted into the Sportsman Hotel’s Drag Hall of Fame. Every year, the Brisbane venue bestows the honour on local drag queens and showgirls, recognising their contribution to the state’s drag culture and LGBTIQ community. On Saturday night (January 23), the Sportsman Hotel team inducted Tara Ra Boom Deay, …

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