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Beat Megaclub owner John Hannay Queens Ball Awards

John Hannay, founder of the Beat Megaclub in Brisbane’s Fortitude Valley, has passed away. The Beat mourned the loss of their “iconic and illustrious leader,” who sadly lost his battle with cancer, in a Facebook post on Saturday morning. “Last night at 8pm John passed peacefully away and will be missed tremendously by all of …

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The Veronicas

Brisbane-born pop duo The Veronicas have been announced as the headliners of this year’s Big Gay Day street festival in Fortitude Valley. The event, now in its 19th year, will take over The Wickham on Sunday, March 10 and transform the neighbouring street into an inclusive festival to raise money for six local LGBTIQ organisations. …

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Ignite your start to 2019 with a sizzlingly decadent night-long party at Cloudland’s New Year’s Eve Ball next month. Super-lavish and totally extra, this multi-level soirée will be all about maxed-out glamour! Set across three levels and five exclusive rooms at the Fortitude Valley venue, guests will experience a New Year’s Eve production like no other in …

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In 1983, the original Beat Nightclub boasted a single bar and just one dancefloor. Today the Beat Megaclub boasts five nightclubs, seven bars and six beer gardens. An icon of the Brisbane entertainment scene, it has grown as other clubs have come and gone and expanded into the building – and then buildings – surrounding …

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Aftermath of the Whiskey Au Go Go firebombing

In March 1973 a Fortitude Valley nightclub, the Whisky Au Go Go was firebombed resulting in the deaths of fifteen people. Excluding the appalling colonial decimation of Aboriginal populations, the Whisky Au Go Go fire was the worst mass murder in Australian history before the Port Arthur shootings of 1996. Among the people killed that …

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Revellers, including drag performer Archie Arsenic, at Brisbane Pride Festival Fair Day 2017

Registrations for community events during the month of September to coincide with this year’s Pride Festival. LGBTIQ community groups and organisations are encouraged to register their events as part of the official Brisbane Pride Festival calendar and to get your event into the official Pride Guide, being printed in conjunction with QNews Magazine. Now in …

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Uber Driver

An Uber driver in Brisbane has been fined after he asked a lesbian passenger questions about her sex life. Umar Subi Gammeda pleaded guilty on Friday to causing a public nuisance over the incident, which occurred in August last year, the Brisbane Times reported. The court heard that Subi Gammeda asked the passenger on the …

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