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Bowled Over the dragumentary

Bowled Over the dragumentary, coming to SBS this month, follows three drag queens from Taboo at North Ipswich Bowls Club over the course of a year. A decade ago, the Taboo monthly drag show rescued the bowls club from its financial woes. Bowled Over tells the stories of three queens from Taboo, each at a …

Bowled Over the dragumentary

Bowled Over, described as a ‘dragumentary’ and a ‘trip down a very (f)rocky road’, comes to SBS on 19 January. The documentary is the third episode of the series Untold Australia. Bowled Over tells the story of the North Ipswich Bowls Club, on the point of closure, until saved by a drag show. Nearly a …

The cast of Ipswich Musical Theatre Company's production of Baz Luhrmann's musical Strictly Ballroom

A cast of talented Queensland performers will don countless sequins for the Ipswich Musical Theatre Company’s upcoming production of Baz Luhrmann musical Strictly Ballroom. From September 14, audiences will be able to experience the magic of the 1992 romantic drama film on the stage, following the story of Scott Hastings, a maverick ballroom dancer who teams …

PFLAG Ipswich

The Ipswich and Scenic Rim councils in southeast Queensland will be raising rainbow flags on International Day Against Homophobia and Transphobia (IDAHOBIT) on Thursday. The International Day against Homophobia, Biphobia, and Transphobia falls on May 17 each year, and is marked with community and workplace events that celebrate equality and inclusion. Parents and Friends of …

Outback Divas

The “Outback Divas” are coming to south-east Queensland’s newest LGBTIQ family-friendly entertainment event. The group are based in the inner Ipswich suburb of Goodna, just west of Brisbane, and the event is the brainchild of local Trevor J Trevanion who says he wanted to bring more diverse and inclusive entertainment event to Brisbane’s western suburbs. …

Ipswich City Council has withdrawn funding for a World Harmony Day event after former One Nation candidate Shan Ju Lin’s anti-gay comments. Ms Lin was dumped by Pauline Hanson’s party after she claimed on Facebook that “gays should be treated as patients” and that “abnormal sex behaviour leads to abnormal crime”. Ms Lin is the …