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balcony music 21-st century pandemic

All over Europe, people are in lockdown in small apartments. But amidst the uncertainty of a 21st-century pandemic, balcony music is lifting spirits and bringing people together. Balcony concerts of My Heart Will Go On, Imagine and Hallelujah Earlier last week, Barcelonian pianist Alberto Gestoso set up his keyboard to play on the balcony while …

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Many members of the LGBTIQ communities work in small business, hospitality and casual employment. Today’s stimulus package will lessen some of the economic uncertainty caused by the coronavirus pandemic. The package will enable many small businesses to remain trading and employing people. It will also see those on Newstart at last able to survive on …

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Alan Jones, currently broadcasting from isolation on his luxurious rural retreat, just lost his second butler in six months. This comes soon after the broadcaster’s assistant Jake Thrupp and his parents threatened legal action against a website owner. Journalist Shane Dowling made assertions about the nature of Thrupp’s relationship with Jones. Jones lost his previous …

So this coronavirus pandemic has been a bit of a whirlwind hasn’t it? People are wearing face masks, businesses are closing, and others are self-isolating and working from home. To make self-isolation a little more bearable, Qnews has put together a list of LGBTIQ films and television series. They range from funny to heartfelt, from …

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Queer Eye’s resident foodie, Antoni Porowski has started making ‘Quar Eye’ videos on Instagram where he teaches viewers simple dishes to cook during self-isolation. Antoni said his inspiration for the content came after the supermarket had run out of the ingredients he needed to cook dinner. So, he was forced to improvise. He wandered the …

Eurovision Song Contest 2020

The European Broadcasting Union (EBU) announced last night the cancellation of the Eurovision Song Contest 2020 in Rotterdam. “It is with deep regret that we have to announce the cancellation of the Eurovision Song Contest 2020 in Rotterdam.” The EBU said that over the past few weeks they explored many alternative options. However, they faced …

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In a time of crisis, Australia, of course, turns to the Collected Wit & Wisdom of Alan Jones. Because, in the era of COVID-19, if you didn’t laugh, you’d cry. Jones yesterday described the response to the worldwide pandemic as ‘the health version of global warming’. Some people in this world got through life until …

coronavirus outbreak wuhan comrades centre

Volunteers from the Wuhan Comrades Centre, a Chinese LGBT organisation, risk their own health to help others at the original epicentre of the coronavirus outbreak. They deliver life-saving HIV medication to patients unable to otherwise access it. A team of volunteers from the centre collect the medication from nearby Jinyintan Hospital. They then discreetly deliver …

As the COVID-19 pandemic changes our lives in multiple ways, keep up to date with the latest information to protect your health and wellbeing. The World Health Organisation recommends the following basic protective measures against coronavirus. Scroll down for vid of recommended protective measures against coronavirus Most people who become infected with COVID-19 experience mild …

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