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Transgender flag colours brisbane story bridge

A community BBQ in Brisbane is being planned to celebrate the International Transgender Day of Visibility at the end of the month. Since 2009, March 31 has been recognised around the world as the Trans Day of Visibility, with an aim to celebrate the lives and achievements of the transgender community and raise awareness of …

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MCC Brisbane Anti-gay vandalism

The inclusive MCC Brisbane church in New Farm has been hit with anti-gay vandalism for the second time in less than a month. Earlier this month, vandals spray-painted a large grey swastika over the rainbow flag on MCC’s street-facing sign. The vandals returned to the Merthyr Road Uniting Church building over the weekend to deface …

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Becoming Colleen

Audiences can book now for a free screening of documentary Becoming Colleen as part of the 20th anniversary Brisbane Queer Film Festival. The film follows Colleen Young, a retired police officer from northern New South Wales who, after hiding her identity from friends and family for decades, has finally been able to become her true …

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Merthyr Bowls Club is an oasis of green in inner-city Brisbane. Situated on Oxlade Drive, a short stroll from picturesque New Farm Park, the club sits on the bend of the Brisbane River, providing majestic river views for club diners. As a pioneer of the barefoot version of bowls, Merthyr Bowls Club embraced this fun …

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Stock photo of typewriter typing the word murder

New Farm community theatre group Nash Theatre group are preparing to stage Agatha Christie’s murder mystery The Unexpected Visitor next month. Director Sharon White said a lot of the British author’s plays were adapted by other playwrights, but this was one she wrote herself. “A man stumbles into a study in a remote country house …

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Trans fair day celebrate diversity

The Trans Fair Day event will be held again in New Farm this weekend. Organised by community group Many Genders One Voice, the Fair Day is returning for a third year to celebrate diversity and connect members of the local transgender, gender diverse and non-binary communities with each other. The Fair Day will start at …

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lesbian drama disobedience

The rise and relevance of this lesbian drama queer cinema in the international mainstream continues to grow with a steady pace that is producing consistent excellent and exciting content. A Must SEE  Disobedience The stories told continue to grow in diversity of the representation of the queer experience and audiences continue to embrace this diversity of …

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Nash Theatre

New Farm community theatre group Nash Theatre has given their production of Shakespeare’s classic As You Like It a distinctly Australian flavour. Director Jason Nash says that the play features all of the hallmarks of classic Shakespeare: comedy, romance, crossdressing, and lots of mistaken identities. “As You Like It deals with a court that’s in …

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Brisbane Hustlers

Local gay rugby team the Brisbane Hustlers are holding their 2018 Open Day this weekend. The event will be held on Saturday, January 13 in New Farm Park in Brisbane from 3:00pm. If you’ve thought about playing Rugby Union but weren’t sure where to begin, the team says the Open Day is the perfect event …

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