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In a fond remembrance of the lead player, QN Magazine’s regional correspondent Pearl of the Outback shares a personal perspective of a once notorious Queensland incident, a story reminiscent of the acclaimed Brokeback Mountain, but one which contributed to profound change in Queensland laws. What follows is the first article of several I hope to …

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Kylie Minogue

Kylie Minogue had said she first realised she was a gay icon when she ended up at a Kylie-themed night at a Sydney gay bar. The singer told Billboard she became aware of the love the LGBT community has for her in the late 80’s, after the release of her debut album, but it happened …

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Sovereign Hotel

Iconic Townsville gay bar the Sovereign Hotel has been put on the market for sale or lease. Peter Haines and Steve Jebb have owned the venue for 20 years, and originally bought it because the region lacked a permanent meeting place for the LGBTIQ community. The couple, who have been together for 32 years, told …

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Adelaide’s Mars Bar has announced that they will be closing later this month after more than 40 years. In a letter posted to the venue’s Facebook page over the weekend, manager Andrew ‘Madge’ Hobbs said that Saturday May 13 would be the venue’s last party. “Thanks, everyone for your support over the years without you …

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