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Pride WA has said they won’t allow Western Australian businesses that fail to support their LGBTIQ employees to sponsor their Pride events, in a new policy tackling “queerwashing”. The group’s leaders made the “bold and risky” declaration this week in an open letter to businesses ahead of their upcoming November festival. They write, “The war …

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A reveller has died after a truck plowed through participants at a Florida Pride parade in what police confirmed was a tragic accident and not an intentional act. The annual Stonewall Pride parade in Wilton Manors in South Florida was about to begin on Saturday evening when the smash occurred. The driver of a pickup …

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Hundreds have signed an open letter from activist group Pride in Protest calling on Melbourne’s Midsumma to ban police officers and correctional officers from the city’s annual Pride March. The Midsumma Pride March 2021 kicks off this Sunday morning in St Kilda (May 23), as part of the annual LGBTIQ festival in Victoria. A contingent …

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Fifteen LGBTIQ+ organisations across regional Victoria will come together for a “Pride-Solation” livestream to mark Pride Month. On Saturday, June 20​, the Pride-Solation event will bring together more than a dozen regional festivals. The event will showcase musicians, artists, burlesque, cabaret, interviews with community members, and more exciting surprises. Claudia Validum, Country Program Coordinator at …

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After the cancellation of this weekend’s Wagga Mardi Gras Parade, organisers of Hay’s Rainbow on the Plains yesterday announced the cancellation of their coming event. The cancellations of these two regional Pride events come as organisers also cancelled Pride events in Los Angeles and Miami Beach. Wagga Wagga Mardi Gras Festival Local transgender woman Holly …

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Earlier this weekend, 1,100 marchers took to the streets of Hobart to celebrate the 16th annual TasPride Festival parade. The marchers mustered in North Hobart, then waved rainbow flags on a parade route that wound into oak-lined Franklin Square in the city centre. A rainbow flag flying proudly from Hobart Town Hall signified the end …

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First, they told us about their attempt to break the record for the world’s largest human rainbow. Now ChillOut Festival wants to smash the world record for the Longest Line of Dancing Drag Queens. If that’s not enough, they want those drag queens dressed as Dolly Parton. Now, we have no idea what the record …

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Police have made an arrest after a woman hurled homophobic abuse at a London pride parade. Twitter user Yusuf Patel posted video of the incident, showing a woman wearing a niqab yelling at people, including one man draped in a rainbow flag. In the video, the woman shouts, “God created Adam and Eve, not Adam …

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June is recognised in many countries around the world as Pride Month, and thousands of people clad in rainbow colors marched through US cities last weekend in a massive celebration of LGBTIQ identity. Thousands turned out today to celebrate New York City’s Pride parade on Sunday, with a theme this year of “Defiantly Different” which …

Fiji LGBTIQ Community

Fiji’s LGBTIQ community has made history with what local activists say is the country’s very first pride parade. Local LGBTIQ group Rainbow Pride Foundation organised the event, held on this year’s International Day Against Homophobia, Biphobia and Transphobia (IDAHOBT), on Thursday last week. The group decided to hold the parade in Fiji’s second biggest city, …

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