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Nita Green’s first Brisbane Pride as a federal senator

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Aspen Gay Ski Week is the oldest annual, week-long gay ski event in the US. A model for other gay ski weeks, it offers a unique vacation experience in the scenic and historic mountain town of Aspen, Colorado. Snowscene organise trips to Ski Week for everyone from snow virgins to seasoned enthusiasts. Visitors to Aspen …

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The new Australian musical A Girl’s Guide to World War opens in Caloundra this weekend. The musical tells the story of Brisbane’s ‘first lady doctor’ and her life partner Miss Josephine Bedford. It focuses on the eventful year of 1916 when the Brisbane women worked in a women-operated field hospital on the front lines of …

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Miles Heffernan was just 15-years-old when he took on his first wage theft case, and won… and it was all over a pair of pants! Years later, Miles is a professional worker advocate. Related: Discrimination Claims wins $12,500 payout for a very expensive doodle. Like many young people, Miles’ first job was a burger flipper …

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The greatest homophobes of all time include people from ancient times till our own. Homophobes generally don’t limit their animosity to men who conjugate with other men. Their malice extends towards anyone who doesn’t fit the sexual and gender norms of the day. Therefore lesbians often suffered prejudice and persecution throughout history despite the relative …

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Ah yes. Vulgarity and obscenity. How well do you swear? How inventive is your cursing? Try our giant XXX adult crossword of vulgarity and obscenity and find out. After all, your mum was wrong when she damned swearing as a sign of a limited vocab. Scroll down for the crossword Research indicates people who swear …

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Ali Brigginshaw, captain of the Bronco’s NRLW team, Friday defended Israel Folau’s right to return to the game. Ali, openly in a relationship with long-term partner Kate Daly, nevertheless expressed her disappointment with Folau’s social media postings. The Bronco’s NRLW captain spoke about Folau on Hit105’s Stav, Abby and Matt. “It’s his opinion. I just …

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History tells us that the creaking administrative wheels of the Holy Catholic Church grind slowly.  Nevertheless, the election of Pope Francis gave hope to those who believe that reform is a) possible and b) critical. Recent developments perhaps point to positive reforms in the church’s approach to LGBTIQ people. Is Pope Francis engineering a more …

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Senator Nita Green, formerly the Queensland field director for Australian Marriage Equality is a veteran of Pride celebrations. However, this September she attended her first Brisbane Pride Festival as a federal Senator for Queensland. In October, she will participate in Cairns Pride in the north where she now makes her home with partner Lacey. Scroll …

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Granny answers readers questions, gives advice and offers must-have lifestyle tips. If you have a pressing matter that requires resolution email Ask Granny. Double Trouble Dear Granny, I have been having sex for a few months with a guy I met on Grindr. The sex has always been great other than a strange inconsistency. When …

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A biography of Penny Wong, due for release on 1 October, asks if Australia is ready for a gay Asian woman as Prime Minister. An extract of Penny Wong: Passion and Principle by Margaret Simons and published by Black Inc Books appears in The Guardian. In the extract published today, Margaret Simons writes that Penny …

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