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Two Brisbane Drag Storytime performers sue Lyle Shelton

Brisbane drag performers Johnny Valkyrie and Dwayne Hill are suing Lyle Shelton for $20,000 after he declared they and their Drag Storytime library events are “dangerous” to children. The pair want $10,000 each in compensation and a public apology from Shelton. The conservative Christian commentator is the former leader of the Australian Christian Lobby. They …

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Uproar in Brisbane City Council meeting over offensive petitions

Uproar greeted discussion of two petitions during a Brisbane City Council meeting today. One petition, in particular, seems to directly contravene the council’s guidelines for submitting a petition. Those guidelines state a petition “Must be respectful, decorous and temperate and not contain any language which is offensive or likely to be offensive to any member …

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Brisbane, sign this petition to support Drag Storytime

Rainbow Families Queensland has held Drag Storytime sessions at Brisbane City Council Libraries four times over the last two years. However the future of the Drag Storytime events in Brisbane is under threat. Protesters caused inappropriate disruption at the most recent event, at the Brisbane Square Library on Sunday. After the footage of the incident …