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Gladstone’s new Rainbow on the Reef festival will celebrate three days of regional LGBTIQ+ pride in the coastal Queensland city. Rainbow on the Reef is a group based in the Gladstone region, officially established last year. They meet regularly to allow locals “to make connections, feel supported, have fun and show their pride.” Now they’ve …

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Courtney Act will be Australia’s official Eurovision Song Contest spokesperson this weekend, as the competition returns this week. The 66th annual Eurovision Song Contest begins this week in Turin, Italy. Singer Sheldon Riley is representing Australia, performing later this week. And Aussie drag star Courtney Act will deliver the scores on behalf of the nation …

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RuPaul has shared his thoughts on RuPaul’s Drag Race Down Under in a candid new interview with Graham Norton on his talk show. In Auckland last month, Ru wrapped filming on season two of the Australia-New Zealand version of the show, before it airs later in the year. And discussing the series with RuPaul’s Drag …

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Australia’s longest running and largest regional pride festival, ChillOut Festival in Victoria, is celebrating its 25th anniversary this month. The festival is on every year in Daylesford in regional Victoria, around 108 kilometres northwest of Melbourne. And this year they’re celebrating their 25 Year Silver Jubilee, to celebrate a quarter century of queer country pride. …

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New South Wales drag superstar Maxi Shield has opened up about her experience of domestic and family violence as a child. The RuPaul’s Drag Race Down Under star shared her story as part of New South Wales domestic violence prevention campaign “We’re Better Than That”. In an emotional video, Maxi Shield opened up about her …

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Brisbane’s Sportsman Hotel are inviting the community to celebrate this weekend at their official Mardi Gras viewing party at the venue. The Spring Hill venue has partnered with Mardi Gras to throw the bash the night of the Parade this Saturday night, March 5. There’s free entry (excluding the Bunker Bar) all night, with dinner …

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Filming has wrapped on the second season of RuPaul’s Drag Race Down Under, and speculation is rife over who’s on the as-yet-unconfirmed lineup. Everyone involved in the show is sworn to secrecy. But the eagle-eyed drag detectives online have some idea of the ten queens competing this season. They’ve shared on Reddit their likeliest picks …

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The Sportsman Hotel has inducted three more local legends into its Drag Hall of Fame. Each year, the Brisbane venue honours a new group of performers for their contributions to both Queensland’s drag scene and the LGBTIQ+ community. And at a special induction ceremony for 2022 on Saturday, the three entertainers were immortalised at the …

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The Sportsman Hotel has unveiled the names of the three local stars heading into its Queensland Drag Hall of Fame this year. The Drag Hall of Fame is located in the Lounge Bar of the venue, which is proudly Brisbane’s home of drag. Each year, Sporties honours a group of performers for their contributions to …

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RuPaul’s Drag Race judge Michelle Visage has weighed in on fans’ complaints of “Drag Race fatigue” due to too many versions of the hit show. Visage told Digital Spy she disagrees and has called those complaints a “bit short-sighted.” “We fought so long and hard to get queer programming on TV,” she said. “Drag Race …

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