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Brisbane Pride grants Kal Collins Memorial Fund

Each year Brisbane Pride funds a one-off project or activity to improve the social, physical and emotional wellbeing of the LGBTIQ+ communities. The grant comes from the Kal Collins Memorial Fund. Brisbane Pride funds the grant through the proceeds of the annual Brisbane Pride Festival. Brisbane Pride established the fund in memory of much-loved community …

Johannesburg Pride

Over 20,000 people turned out for the parade to celebrate the 30th annual Johannesburg Pride at the end of October. Johannesburg Pride is the longest-running pride event in Africa and also one of the largest such parades in South Africa. The Pride of Africa This year organisers debuted a new flag inspired by the flags …

taiwan pride

Up to 200,000 people joined Taiwan Pride celebrations yesterday. Organisers said people came to Taipei from all over Asia. It was the first Pride march since the island became the first country in Asia to legalise same-sex marriage in May this year. The change to the law came after activist Chi Chia-wei and the Taipei …

senator nita green brisbane pride

Senator Nita Green, formerly the Queensland field director for Australian Marriage Equality is a veteran of Pride celebrations. However, this September she attended her first Brisbane Pride Festival as a federal Senator for Queensland. In October, she will participate in Cairns Pride in the north where she now makes her home with partner Lacey. Scroll …

This weekend, The Raw Entertainment is showing its pride at the W Hotel’s Wet Deck. As Pride month rides strong throughout September, with the Pride March and official Pride Fair Day on Saturday 21st, one of Brisbane’s most luxurious venues is opening its elevator doors for a celebration like no other. The day following Fair …

kira puru pride fair day

Kira Puru is “the party queen we don’t deserve, but most certainly need,” according to THE MUSIC. And Saturday week we get to experience one of her famously dynamic live performances at Brisbane Pride Fair Day in New Farm Park. Scroll down for vid Kira will headline Pride Fair Day along with Samantha Jade. There …

Father Rod Bower of Gosford Anglican Church is on his way to Brisbane this week for Brisbane Pride celebrations. The celebrations began over the weekend when Equal Voices Queensland set up St John’s Cathedral for Pride month. Pride month sees a range of events for Christians in Brisbane. Firstly, St John’s Anglican Cathedral, literally and metaphorically, …

ikea rainbow bag pride month kvanting australia

IKEA has announced it will donate $20,000 to ACON as its rainbow-coloured carry-bags come to Australia. The global furniture chain announced on Wednesday its rainbow-coloured pride rework of its iconic Frakta carry-bag were available in Australian stores. In addition, the company has pledged to donate $20,000 to ACON, a New South Wales-based organisation that specialises …

Cairns Tropical Mardi Gras Beach Boys

North Queensland’s largest LGBTIQ festival, Cairns Tropical Mardi Gras, kicks off later this month, on September 29. The theme of this year’s festival is Show your love in paradise. The annual Splash Pool Party this year moves to the Cairns Hilton. It features DJ Dan Murphy and also drag superstar Vollie La Vont. Then, the …

trafalger square Lights gay pride Makeover

Around 50 of London’s Trafalgar Square traffic lights recently received a Gay Pride makeover with same-sex couples replacing the standard green walk signal.  The city replaced the familiar green walking symbol with either green LGBT symbols or a design featuring a same-sex couple holding hands. Transport for London installed the signals on June 19. The …

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