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Brisbane’s Sportsman Hotel has announced a weekend lineup of entertainment as Queensland eases COVID-19 restrictions further. The Queensland Government announced on Tuesday that some “stage three” restrictions would begin early, at noon on Friday (July 3). The new rules allow more patrons inside the state’s pubs, restaurants and cafes, with social distancing still required. Sportsman …

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Australian actress Jacki Weaver plays a Southern Baptist who trades the diocese for drag queens in the new queer film Stage Mother. The Academy Award winner plays Maybelline in the heartwarming comedy-drama, a church choir director whose son, a gay San Francisco club owner, suddenly dies. After his death, she soon discovers her son’s struggling …

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Smiling postie by day, legendary Brisbane drag queen by night, Gene Saint lived a long full life. The elder of Brisbane’s Rainbow community passed away peacefully last week aged almost 93. I met Gene in the early 70s at one of Dame Sybil Von Thorndyke’s annual Queen’s Birthday Balls. I thereafter received invitations to his …

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Brisbane’s drag queens are returning to the Sportsman Hotel from tonight as Queensland’s COVID-19 restrictions ease further. Sporties owner Neil McLucas said from tonight (Friday, June 5), two queens will entertain diners and the Butch Bar will also reopen. “Given the restrictions, we decided to turn it into a theatre restaurant, with the queens entertaining …

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Equality Australia is holding a special livestream event featuring a lineup of local queer artists to bring the community together this weekend. The LGBTIQ advocacy organisation will showcase queer artists in the virtual event, Queer Love In, to raise funds for their campaigning. Spokesperson Paige Burton explained the Queer Love In will bring LGBTIQ+ artists …

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RuPaul’s Drag Race performer Brita has taken a break from social media after copping vile abuse and threats following her appearance on the show. Brita, whose full drag name is Brita Filter, was eliminated from the show a few weeks ago. She divided fans during the current 12th season of the show. But Brita says …

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Rocky Horror actress Patricia Quinn wants it known she really, really hated that latest episode of RuPaul’s Drag Race. Contestant Aiden Zhane bombed the Snatch Game with his wonky impersonation of the actress, who played Magenta in the cult 1975 film. It ultimately got Zhane eliminated. After the episode aired last weekend, Quinn gave a …

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Drag superstar Trixie Mattel’s documentary Moving Parts has dropped on Netflix, in more good news for your self-isolation binge viewing. Trixie Mattel appeared on RuPaul’s Drag Race season 7, before then winning Drag Race All Stars 3 in 2018. The performer, whose real name Brian Firkus, is also adored for her and drag BFF Katya’s …

brisbane drag queen hovanna crown

HOvanna Crown grew up in the heart of Jimboomba. At school, she was bullied for being different but she never let that stop her from being in the limelight.  HOvanna and I go way back. We met at university over half a decade ago and let me tell you she’s come a long way. Using …

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RuPaul’s Drag Race has made a charity donation in the awkward aftermath of season 12 contestant Sherry Pie’s disqualification. The drag competition show was rocked by a catfishing scandal just days before its premiere this month. Sherry Pie, whose real name is Joey Gugliemelli, allegedly tricking numerous young actors into sending degrading and explicit videos …

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