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Widespread rejection of Ivanka Trump’s heedless Pride tweet

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shakaya cairns pride fair day

Australian girl group Shakaya will headline Cairns Pride Fair Day at the Tanks Arts Centre this Sunday. Longtime community allies Simone Stacey and Naomi Wenitong will perform, among other music, their 2002 Top Ten hit ‘Stop Calling Me’. Shakaya will headline a spectacular entertainment line-up and can’t wait to help share the love, colours and …

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 …

Catholic school pride

For many years, Catholic schools have long been viewed as organisations with less than progressive views. When it comes to the LGBTIQ community and pride the relationship has been tenuous. But this year one Brisbane school is out to change that impression. St Patricks College in Shorncliffe is an all boys Catholic school. Last week …

nyc pride

NYC Pride yesterday announced a ban on police and other law enforcement officials at Pride events. The organisation committed to maintaining the ban until 2025. “Effective immediately, NYC Pride will ban corrections and law enforcement exhibitors at NYC Pride events until 2025.” Further, the organisation challenged local law enforcement to acknowledge past harm. NYC Pride …

gender diversity

Shame can often prove a roadblock to coming out as gender diverse (or LGBPA+). Fortunately, with a deeper understanding of it and strategies, shame about gender diversity is something that can be overcome! Paul Martin is Senior Psychologist at the Centre for Human Potential (CFHP). Shame is one of the most powerful emotions we have …

rainbow beach rainbow chess rainbow stairway

Rainbow Chess comes to Rainbow Beach this May when Team Rainbow Inc presents the inaugural Rainbow Chess Competition. Besides the chess, visitors can view the famous coloured sands, grab a selfie at the Rainbow Stairway or take a vehicular ferry to World Heritage K’Gari (Fraser Island). The day-long event on 29 May offers an opportunity …

outback mardi gras cloncurry

Outback Mardi Gras returned to the wild west last weekend for the second year running at Cloncurry’s Post Office Hotel.  Cloncurry is located in far west Queensland, an hour and a half east of Mt Isa. The Outback Mardi Gras evolved from the Country Crowd float at 2017 Sydney Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras Parade. …

peacocks 2021 mardi gras parade

A contingent of forty Queenslanders will soon venture south of the border to march in the 2021 Mardi Gras Parade on 6 March. Brad Harker from Peacocks said the marchers would send a message of outreach to world religions. Originally known as Peacock Mormons, Brad and husband Scott run the LGBTQI community group. Many of …

mardi gras agm

The majority of members in attendance at today’s virtual Sydney Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras AGM voted against banning police and corrective service officers from the 2021 parade. However, the 327 member votes for keeping the floats as opposed for 261 against showed a strong and increasingly influential protest vote. Pride in Protest member Keith …

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