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Rainbow on the Reef hosts first pride festival in Gladstone

Gladstone locals and visitors have celebrated all weekend as local group Rainbow on the Reef hosted their first pride festival in the region. Rainbow on the Reef, based in Gladstone, hosted the celebrations in the Queensland city across the weekend (June 10-12). Secretary Lee Griffiths said Rainbow on the Reef first formed in mid-2021. During …

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Drag stars join Gladstone’s first Rainbow on the Reef festival

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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Date officially set for inaugural Pride festival in Gladstone

Gladstone LGBTIQ organisation Rainbow on the Reef have confirmed the date for their first ever Pride Festival in their region. The organisation, based in the Gladstone region, officially established last July. The group want their local community “to make connections, feel supported, have fun and show their pride.” And this June, they’re gearing up to …

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Gladstone celebrates Rainbow in the Gardens this Sunday

Gladstone celebrates PRIDE this Sunday 12 September with Rainbow in the Gardens. The event takes place from 10 am until 3 pm. Rainbow on the Reef will host the celebrations in the glorious Tondoon Botanic Gardens, one of Australia’s top ten regional gardens. Organisers said the event was possible because of support from Strong Communities …

Brisbane Pride Festival 2021: Visibility, Equality, Resilience

Brisbane Pride Festival 2021 will see Pride events held across Brisbane and Queensland.  Scroll down for full events program Bec Johnson, President of Brisbane Pride, said, “Pride has no boundaries. Where there are people, there are LGBTIQ+ people. So, in 2021, Brisbane Pride is sharing the love, and sharing the Pride. Brisbane Pride is proud …

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Brand new Pride event happening in Gladstone next month

Gladstone’s LGBTIQ+ community and their friends, families and allies are invited to a brand new community pride event next month. Local group Rainbow On the Reef are holding the inaugural Rainbow in the Gardens event at Gladstone’s Tondoon Botanic Gardens from 10am-3pm on Sunday, September 12. The free family-friendly event will offer live music and …

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This new LGBTIQ group wants to start a pride event in Gladstone

A new collective of Gladstone locals from the LGBTIQ+ community and allies, Rainbow on the Reef, have called for feedback on establishing a Pride Fair Day in the regional Queensland city. The group first formed in March, and have now set a goal to establish a fair day event in Gladstone within the next 18 …

Police rule out gay hate crime in tragic Gladstone death

Gladstone Police have ruled out foul play and the involvement of a third party in the New Year’s Day bridge fall that left a New Zealand tourist fighting for life. Joth Wilson-Tokotaua fell from the Goondoon St railway overpass shortly after midnight on January 1 and was taken to a Brisbane hospital in critical condition. …