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Brisbane Pride grants Kal Collins Memorial Fund

Each year Brisbane Pride funds a one-off project or activity to improve the social, physical and emotional wellbeing of the LGBTIQ+ communities. The grant comes from the Kal Collins Memorial Fund. Brisbane Pride funds the grant through the proceeds of the annual Brisbane Pride Festival. Brisbane Pride established the fund in memory of much-loved community …

PFLAG+ brisbane jane hopkins president queensland

PFLAG+ Brisbane held its Annual General Meeting on Saturday and elected a new president. Former President Pasi Linnosto resigned due to work commitments interstate. PFLAG+ spokesperson Shelley Argent expressed the organisation’s gratitude to Pasi for his two year commitment to leading PFLAG+ in Brisbane. On Saturday, a relatively new mum to the group nominated for …

Queensland AIDS Council Pride Festival

The Queensland AIDS Council (QuAC) will in the future be known as the Queensland Council for LGBTI Health (QC). This follows a membership vote and approval at the 2019 Annual General Meeting tonight (November 19). Consultation QuAC conducted community consultation amongst our communities across the state in advance of the change. The consultation sought community …

Here We Queer first birthday party

Here We Queer would like to invite you to the celebration of their very first birthday. They are  commemorating one whole year of being out, loud, and proud! On 29 June, Here We Queer pair with Bloodhound Bar in Fortitude Valley HWQ pink to raise money in support of Open Doors Youth Service Inc.’s incredible …

Lesbians Incorporated

Community group Lesbians Incorporated is offering grants of up to $1000 each for projects around the country that support lesbians and queer women. Lesbians Inc is an Australian not-for-profit organisation that advocates for and supports all lesbians and queer women including those who are transgender, non-binary, bisexual, queer or asexual. Since 2000, the group has …

It’s that time of the year when singers are lured out of their showers and into the joyful embrace of the Brisbane Pride Choir. Yes, the shower has great acoustics, but it will never equal the joy and friendship found in a choir. The Brisbane Pride Choir is a non-auditioned group, so everyone is welcome. …

Rainbow Families Queensland members gather together at an event in a park

The newly-relaunched Rainbow Families Queensland are planning a group camping weekend for same-sex parents and their children in January. Rainbow Families Queensland convenor Holly Zwalf said there would be activities for all ages, a place to swim, campfires, music and more at the campsite in the Gympie region. She said camping sites, powered sites, onsite …