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frock hudson covid-19 vaccination vaccine

Melbourne drag performer Frock Hudson was one of the LGBTIQ+ Victorians to get vaccinated at the state’s Pride Centre on Tuesday during a rainbow vaccination blitz. The Victorian Pride Centre in St Kilda has opened a pop-up vaccine hub that’s running until Sunday (October 24). It’s part of the Rainbow Vaccination Week running this week …

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Years-long efforts by intersex Australians to ban non-consensual and unnecessary surgeries have received a major push from the Australian Human Rights Commission. Intersex refers to people born with genetic, hormonal or physical sex characteristics not conforming to stereotypes of male or female bodies. Intersex people have a diversity of bodies and identities, with around 70 …

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Queer viewers of Netflix’s teen comedy-drama Sex Education have applauded the show for featuring an important HIV lesson. Sex Education‘s third season arrived on the streaming service this week. The series follows a group of students at a British high school, including Otis, the son of a sex therapist. In episode four of the latest …

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Actor Hugh Sheridan has recalled saving a man’s life in Brisbane last week after talking him out of taking his own life. The actor recalled the experience in Fortitude Valley last Friday on The Kyle and Jackie O Show this week. Hugh explained they met the man on Ann Street in Brisbane last Friday, where …

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Around 5 million Australians know someone who has died by suicide during the past 12 months of the pandemic, new research has found. The findings from new Suicide Prevention Australia research, officially released on Friday (September 10), which is World Suicide Prevention Day. In the past 12 months, one in four (25%) Australians say they …

Dr Malcolm Duff Face Value Dental Brisbane scared of dentists

I’m shit scared of dentists. In fact, nothing else scares me quite so much. I’m not usually subject to phobias. Well, except for zombies of course. Yes. I suffer from kinemortophobia. But everyone worries about zombies, don’t they? Well, except for the dental hygienist at Face Value Dental who denied ever thinking about them. And …

energy hour

In need of motivation or lack time for training? Then, all you need is 60 minutes every Saturday morning – Energy Hour – to improve your fitness and start your week with a bang. Anthony Wolk and Charlie Dowling designed Energy Hour with a focus on group training for all levels of capability. All you …

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Australian drag star Art Simone has turned up to a local COVID-19 vaccination hub in her home state of Victoria to get vaccinated in full drag. The RuPaul’s Drag Race Down Under star told her social media followers she got her second jab on Friday at the Royal Exhibition Building in the Melbourne suburb of …

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Network Ten journalist Eammon Ashton-Atkinson is recovering after suffering from COVID-19 and two “scary” strokes in a “tough month”. The Aussie, US-based correspondent discovered he had contracted the virus after returning from a work stint in Nigeria. Eammon then spent 14 days in isolation and said he suffered a sore neck from constantly coughing. For …

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Queer punters have packed out nightclubs across Britain as Prime Minister Boris Johnson controversially scraps restrictions on “Freedom Day”. Inside London gay club Heaven, a huge countdown on the main stage ticked down to 12am Monday (July 19), the second dancing could legally begin again. And at the stroke of midnight, punters left their tables …

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