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Gladstone celebrates Rainbow in the Gardens this Sunday

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Police and Pride

Brisbane Pride’s recent request that police do not wear uniform during the Pride Rally and March on Saturday caused considerable social media debate about Pride and Police. With two diametrically opposed sides battling it out on social media, it would add nothing to reiterate the arguments made by either side here. However, we did notice …

Rainbow in the Gardens Gladstone QNews

Gladstone celebrates PRIDE this Sunday 12 September with Rainbow in the Gardens. The event takes place from 10 am until 3 pm. Rainbow on the Reef will host the celebrations in the glorious Tondoon Botanic Gardens, one of Australia’s top ten regional gardens. Organisers said the event was possible because of support from Strong Communities …

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One of Brisbane’s biggest annual street festivals, Big Gay Day, is returning in May to again fundraise for LGBTIQ charities. This year, the 21st annual festival is moving from its usual date in March to Sunday, May 2 at The Wickham Hotel in Fortitude Valley. The festival will take over The Wickham and a neighbouring …

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A Gold Coast drag queen has skydived out of a plane in the biggest, most sickening death drop we’ve ever seen. On Saturday morning, Coast-based performer Carmen Taykett parachuted down onto the Surfers Paradise beach in full drag. Carmen told QNews.com.au ahead of the jump the amazing stunt is to promote the relaunched Gold Coast …

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A South Australian council will replace its rainbow flag after a vandal painted it with a disgusting homophobic spray. The flag was flying in the centre of the town of Mallala, 50 km from Adelaide, to coincide with SA’s “Pridevember”, run by the Feast Festival. A local resident, known as Liam, earlier took a photo …

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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. …

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COVID-19 may have cancelled Pride festivals worldwide, but Australia will join the online Global Pride celebrations on Saturday (June 27). On Saturday evening, Brisbane Pride are hosting this year’s 59th Annual Queens Ball Virtual Awards online from 7pm. The Queens Ball is the longest-running LGBTIQ event in the world. Brisbane Pride President Rebecca Johnson told …