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Qld Satanists say Parliament’s Christian prayer excludes them

The Noosa Temple of Satan have launched a petition taking aim at the Australian Parliament’s “exclusionary” opening Christian prayers, ahead of the Morrison Government introducing the Religious Discrimination Bill. The Sunshine Coast-based Temple of Satan has made national headlines for their activism and commentary around the controversial legislation. The group held a Satanic Black Mass …

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Noosa’s Rainbow River Festival to celebrate Mardi Gras weekend

The annual Rainbow River Festival is returning to Noosa, with three days of events planned for the first weekend of March coinciding with Mardi Gras. Organiser Kirsty Patten said the Rainbow River festivities will run in Noosa from March 5 to 7. “The 2020 Rainbow River Festival was one of the last times Queenslanders gathered …

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Sunshine Coast Pride Fair Day postponed due to bad weather

The organisers of the Sunshine Coast Pride Festival have announced they are postponing this weekend’s Fair Day event. Revellers were to gather at the Fair Day’s home in Quota Park in Nambour this Saturday (March 30), but the Sunshine Coast Pride Network has said the event won’t go ahead due to a forecast thunderstorm. “In …

All aboard ‘the Love Boat’ at Noosa’s Rainbow River Festival

The annual Rainbow River Festival will be returning to Noosa on Queensland’s Sunshine Coast with a three-day program of community events next month. The festival is an LGBTIQ-inclusive party which first began in 2016 and has now become an annual celebration of love and diversity in the picturesque region. Organisers are excited to welcome locals …

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Sunshine Coast LGBTIQ Seniors Group Hosting A Free Film Screening

The Sunshine Coast LGBTI Community Ageing Network are hosting a free classic film screening and lunch event for LGBTIQ seniors on February 21. All over-50’s who identify as lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender or intersex are invited to attend and meet other like-minded people on the Sunshine Coast. The screening will be held at the 97-year-old, …

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Sunshine Coast Gay Couple Bashed In Homophobic Attack

A Sunshine Coast gay couple have been left shaken by a vicious homophobic attack in Noosa. Joshua Dickson and his boyfriend Alex Vlasits were on their way home from a Noosa nightclub just after midnight last Saturday night. Alex leaned on Joshua for the short walk towards their Uber, but on their way through a …

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Sunshine Coast Pride: Meet The Queen Of The Coast Melony Brests

Sunshine Coast Pride Festival hostess Melony Brests has declared this year’s Fair Day a huge success. A large crowd of locals and visitors gathered at the events’s new home at Quota Park at Nambour on Saturday for a day of entertainment and celebration of the region’s LGBTIQ community. “Personally, I think it was our best …

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PHOTOS: Noosa Rainbow River Festival 2018

Friday Night: Noosa Rainbow River Festival 2018 (Welcome Cocktails) Photos by Lesley Pantlin [FAGP id=31814] Saturday Night: Noosa Rainbow River Festival 2018 (Festival Extravaganza) Photos by Travis Macfarlane [FAGP id=31815]   Sunday: Noosa Rainbow River Festival 2018 (River Parade) Photos by Kayla Byles [FAGP id=31662]

Here’s Your Complete Guide To The Noosa Rainbow River Festival

Noosa will again be bringing the queens back to Queensland and turning up the volume on the post-Mardi Gras party scene with the third Noosa Rainbow River Festival this weekend. The festival is an LGBTI event open to all, running from Friday, March 16 to Sunday March 18. Partygoers will celebrate with a weekend of …

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