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new year honours elton john

The UK reserved the highest accolade in this year’s New Year Honours list for singer and songwriter Elton John. Sir Elton becomes a Companion of Honour. Only 64 people other than the monarch can hold the award at any one time. Elton John received the award for both his achievements in music and his charity …

CWC Cabaret 30th

It’s going to be a great night of drag, old and new, at the CWC Cabaret 30th Anniversary at Brisbane’s Sporties Hotel on 30 November. In 1989 a group of amazing people came together and formed the Citizens Welfare Committee (CWC). They dedicated the CWC to raising money for the welfare of people living with …

Ella Ganza

Founder of The Runway Movement and Mother of the Haus of Alexander, Ella Ganza, has no doubt where the future lies.  “The future of the Brisbane queer community is inclusion. Take space, deviate from conforming and do not take shelter in stereotype.” After a ground-breaking performance at this year’s 58th annual Queens Ball, the Haus …

cairns community

Nominations recently opened for the Cairns Tropical Pride’s Community Hero Awards, recognising the region’s LGBTIQ volunteers of the year. Cairns Tropical Pride is north Queensland’s largest LGBTIQ festival, celebrating the diverse people and places of the region each year, and this year’s festival will take place from October 12 to 14. Each year, the festival …

queens ball awards

Brisbane City Hall never looked so fabulous as for the 54th annual Queens Ball Awards this week. Brisbane’s LGBT community gathered to recognise the people and groups who work so hard for our community’s benefit. The night saw the hall decked out with rainbow flags both inside and out. Organisers also lit up the hall’s …

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