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Jessica Mauboy on stage at Eurovision Song Contest 2018

SBS has played down speculation that the highly anticipated Asian spinoff of the Eurovision Song Contest is set to be held on the Gold Coast next year. 9 News reported last week that according to the Gold Coast City Council, the inaugural Asian spinoff of the popular music event was slated to be held over …

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LGBTIQ swim team brisbane sports team

Nine swimmers from Brisbane LGBTIQ team Aqualicious are on the Gold Coast preparing to compete at the eleventh Pan Pacific Masters Games. More than 15,000 athletes from over 30 countries are converging on the coast to compete in more than 40 sports from tomorrow until November 11. Aqualicious president Fernando Claro (pictured) will be among …

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Jessica Mauboy on stage at Eurovision Song Contest 2018

The long-awaited Eurovision Asia Song Contest may be held on the Gold Coast in late 2019, according to an unconfirmed report. 9 News reported on Wednesday that the inaugural Asian spinoff of the popular song contest is slated to be held at the Gold Coast Convention and Exhibition Centre over eight days, finishing in early …

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The glamour and glitter of Bollywood will return to Australian stages this month as international hit The Merchants of Bollywood comes to The Star Gold Coast. A theatrical dance spectacular, The Merchants of Bollywood charts the enchanting history of the world’s largest and most prolific film industry, and a dynasty of stars that have lit …

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Brisbane Festival Qweens on King

Just a few weeks ahead of the 12-month anniversary of the “yes” vote, Queensland has reached the milestone of 1000 registered same-sex marriages. Marriage equality legislation was passed on December 8 last year but couples had to wait a further 30 days before being able to tie the knot. Since then, there has been an …

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The Star Gold Coast

Sometimes I really need to escape, just for a night – to get away from the everyday and enjoy the finer things in life, but it can be a tricky finding somewhere not too far from home while feeling like you’ve had a relaxing escape. Ten years ago, a night away at the casino might …

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Jade Mirabito

Gold Coast counsellor Jade Mirabito has been awarded a $10,000 grant through the Westfield Local Heroes program to allow mental health organisation headspace to support more young LGBTIQ people on the Gold Coast. The Westfield Local Heroes program recognises individuals whose work promotes social well-being and harmony across family, youth opportunity and inclusion. The program …

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pride cup

More football teams are being encouraged to hold their own LGBTIQ-inclusive Pride Cup matches after Queensland’s first was hailed a success last Saturday. The initiative sees footy teams don rainbow colours to celebrate inclusion and diversity in sport and send a message to LGBTIQ players and fans that they’re welcome and accepted. The Robina Roos …

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ALFW team Robina Roos toast the upcoming Pride Cup at their Gold Coast club

The Robina Roos’ AFLW team is getting ready to host Queensland’s first ever Pride Cup match this month to help fight homophobia in sport. The initiative sees footy teams don rainbow colours to celebrate inclusion and diversity in sport and send a message to LGBTIQ players and fans that they’re welcome and accepted. The inaugural …

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MP's Night Club Too Sexy

Gold Coast gay nightclub MP’s has been ordered to remove two public posters after the advertising watchdog, Ad Standards, deemed the display too sexual. The ads, posted in the Orchid Avenue arcade, show two women dressed in lingerie with handcuffs and whips and a man in his underwear lifting his shirt and they prompted a …

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