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Community activities across Queensland will recognise World AIDS Day next Tuesday, with safety controls in place to protect our communities from COVID-19. In Brisbane, the World AIDS Day Vigils have been held on December 1 every year since 1990. And this year, a number of other vigils and events are still going ahead across the …

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Around 150 people have come together to march in Mackay’s inaugural Rainbow Pride event this week. After a rally at Bluewater Quay, the attendees waved rainbow flags and signs as they marched along the Forgan Bridge on Wednesday morning. Organisers hope the event is the first of many to come in the regional Queensland city. …

Bradley Skinner

A gay Mackay man has been left unconscious after an attack in which he was allegedly beaten with a chain and called homophobic slurs. Bradley Skinner told the Daily Mercury he was attacked by the random passerby while eating dinner with his sister and a friend at a restaurant. “This guy walked past, and we …

Craig Burns and Luke Sullivan

Athletes Craig Burns and Luke Sullivan are expected to become the first Queensland same-sex couple to legally tie the knot. Australia’s same-sex marriage legislation came into effect on December 9, and the couple wasted no time giving their required one month’s notice of their intention to wed. They’ll marry as soon as they legally can …

Sir Elton John has worn a North Queensland Cowboys scarf at his Cairns concert, ahead of the NRL Grand Final tonight. The British music legend put it around his neck and then on top of his piano before his encore performance of 1973 ballad “Candle In The Wind” at the Cazaly’s Stadium gig on Saturday …