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The Wickham Hotel and Big Gay Day have announced that this year’s festival has raised $40,000 to be distributed to six local LGBTIQ organisations, with over 2,800 people at this year’s event. Last Sunday (March 10), the event again took over the venue and its neighbouring street in Fortitude Valley, transforming it into an inclusive …

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Married At First Sight Billy Vincent

One of the hunky new grooms from Married At First Sight stripped off last year for a nude charity calendar to raise money for men’s mental health. Billy Vincent entered the reality TV show as an “intruder” on Monday night, meeting and marrying his bride Susie at the altar. The 29-year-old personal trainer also appears …

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QuAC Suicide Prevention

Feeling creative? In need of a creative outlet that will support an amazing suicide prevention campaign for the community? Do you want to use creativity to encourage conversations which will reduce suicide and self-harm in our LGBTI, Sistergirl and Brotherboy communities? If you answered yes to any or all of these questions then the Queensland …

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The Queensland AIDS Council is excited to be recruiting for the role of 2Spirits Statewide Program Manager. Based in our Brisbane office, the 2Spirits Statewide Program Manager will support the health of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Trans, Intersex, Sistergirls and Brotherboys in Queensland through a whole of community approach to social …

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The Queensland AIDS Council has announced the appointment of Rebecca Reynolds as their new Chief Executive Officer. Reynolds (pictured, second from left) was appointed Interim Executive Director of QuAC in August, and joined the organisation from the National LGBTI Health Alliance, the peak body in Australia for organisations and individuals working to improve health outcomes …

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World AIDS Day is a significant event for the LGBTI community. It’s a time to remember the people who lost their lives to the pandemic as well as a time to celebrate the lives of people living with HIV. In Brisbane, the Queensland AIDS Council hosts a Candlelight Vigil on December 1. In Cairns, a …

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Looking for something fabulous to do this weekend? This Saturday (November 24), Surfers Paradise restaurant Bazaar, located at QT Gold Coast, is getting a very special drag-tastic makeover that would make even Mama Ru proud. They’ll be pairing their infamous Brunch with some of our favourite drag sisters, for a very good cause – raising …

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A group of budding drag kings and queens from north Queensland are preparing to make their stage debut at a charity extravaganza this World AIDS Day. Community group Cairns Drag recently partnered with the Queensland AIDS Council (QuAC) to run an eight week drag workshop, where the group of performers developed looks and characters. The …

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The team at the Queensland AIDS Council have embarked on a tour of Queensland to consult with the LGBTIQ community about the future of the organisation. QuAC is working on formulating the organisation’s 2018–2021 Strategic Plan, and they recently held community consultation workshops in Cairns and Brisbane. QNews Magazine attended QuAC’s Brisbane workshop on Monday …

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QUAC BALLS OUT BINGO

Long-running fundraiser Balls OUT Bingo is celebrating its seventh birthday tonight at The Sportsman Hotel. Balls OUT Bingo is held every Friday night at Sporties, hosted by Brisbane drag queen Candy Surprise, as a major fundraiser for the Queensland AIDS Council. Books to play in tonight’s anniversary game will be on sale from 7.30pm, and the …

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