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Thousands protest Victor Orban’s bigotry at Budapest Pride

Despite scorching heat, about 10,000 Hungarians marched in Budapest Pride yesterday, protesting against Prime Minister Victor Orban’s extreme anti-LGBT agenda.  Budapest mayor Gergely Karácsony told the crowd that Victor Orban’s government employs hatred to hide the country’s real problems. “Keep Budapest free and in solidarity! Love Budapest, because Budapest loves you too!” Orban’s 2021 ban …

The folks at Gympie Pride Festival get together during Pride Month

These Gympie locals are celebrating their first Pride festival

It was on a trip to Victoria that Gympie local Emily Smith realised how much her Queensland region needed its own Pride Festival. During a work trip interstate, the 17-year-old went to two regional Victorian Pride events located just half an hour apart. The experience at both events was a revelation for her, and she …

Biloela group Bilo Rainbow Pride

Bilo Rainbow are hosting their second Pride event in Biloela

Biloela in Central Queensland will this weekend host their second annual Pride event, a family-friendly afternoon in the park. LGBTQIA+ residents formed local group Bilo Rainbow in early 2022 in the Central Queensland town of Biloela. It’s located two hours south of Rockhampton. Last year, the group hosted their first Pride Picnic in the Park …

Drag queens Aurora Arsenic, Dollsnatch and Eva Mendoza are at the Gold Coast Pride Festival

Twelve queens to compete in Gold Coast Pride’s drag pageant

A dozen Queensland drag performers will battle it out for the title of Miss Gold Coast Pride 2023 at the annual festival this Saturday (June 3). The Gold Coast Pride Festival is back for its third year, including Australia’s only beach Pride March and a free Fair Day at Surfers Paradise. At Fair Day, the …

Gold Coast Pride Festival's Beach Pride Parade at Surfers Paradise

Gold Coast Pride Festival to hit the beach at Surfers Paradise

The Gold Coast Pride Festival is back for its third year, with Australia’s only beach Pride March and a free Fair Day at Surfers Paradise. On Saturday, June 3, the festival kicks off with the Pride Parade at Narrowneck, Main Beach, to the Fair Day in Macintosh Island Park. Hundreds of marchers will gather at …

New CEO Tish Naughton and other leaders of Feast Festival wave a rainbow flag

New Feast Festival CEO has big plans for Adelaide’s pride event

Adelaide’s Feast Festival have celebrated the appointment of a new CEO, making the big announcement during International Lesbian Visibility Week this week. Feast Festival is South Australia’s not-for-profit Queer Arts and Cultural Festival, one of Australia’s major LGBTQIA+ festivals. Every November, Feast brings together LGBTQIA+ artists and community members to celebrate all things Pride. Tish …

The new Queerswich Pride Festival is in ipswich in June

Queerswich is the brand new pride celebration in Ipswich

Save the date for Queerswich, a brand new pride event taking over Ipswich in south east Queensland this June. On June 4, the Queerswich event will take over Tulmur Place, the outdoor community space in the newly refurbished Nicholas Street Precinct, in Ipswich’s CBD for the day of free LGBTQIA+ fun. “We’re bringing Ipswich’s very …

Drag queen performs in front of a crowd at fabalice festival

fabALICE celebrates drag, community and culture in Alice Springs

The annual fabALICE Festival returns to the Red Centre next month with some new additions to the outback celebration’s lineup in Alice Springs. Each year, fabALICE is on right after Sydney’s Mardi Gras. This is so locals and visitors alike can continue the celebrations through Central Australia’s rich culture, arts, and entertainment. Almost 30 years …

WA LGBTIQ+ group Albany Pride gather in festival photo

This Pride group’s rainbow banner was stolen but MP offered to help

Regional WA LGBTIQ+ group Albany Pride has welcomed a local MP’s offer of support after the group suspect vandals cut down and stole a rainbow banner promoting their upcoming festival. The group took to Facebook this week to share the “very sad” news that the approved banner was gone and appealed for information. “We’re so …

Police and Pride

Some facts re the acrimonious debate over Pride and Police

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 …

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