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QuAC Calls For Local Artists To Submit Works For Suicide Prevention Campaign

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Stonewall Medical Centre practice nurse Quentin Bryce

One of Brisbane’s flagship LGBTIQ health practices, Stonewall Medical Centre, will celebrate its new extension next weekend. Former Australian Governor-General the Honourable Dame Quentin Bryce AD CVO will officially open the centre’s expanded premises at a special event on Sunday, June 10. The team at the centre will celebrate the opening from 10:30am, with all …

IDAHOBIT 2018 Cairns

A number of events are planned for Cairns to mark this year’s International Day Against Homophobia, Biphobia, Intersexism & Transphobia (IDAHOBIT), on Thursday, May 17. “IDAHOBIT is a day to acknowledge the discrimination and violence experienced by LGBTIQ people locally and around the world,” Ben Dawson from QuAC North Queensland said. “The day is also …

The organisers of the Gold Coast Commonwealth Games’ Australian-first “Pride House” have announced the timetable of events over the next two weeks. Modelled after a traditional “hospitality house” common at international sporting events, the Pride House will be hosted by the Surfers Paradise venue Rise Bar and Club until the Games wrap up on April 15. …

There was a time a couple of years back when the LGBTIQ community wasn’t sure if the Wickham Hotel was for them any more. Manager David McKillop.

A couple of years back, when the LGBTIQ community wasn’t sure if the Wickham Hotel was for them any more, “those days are over”, says manager David McKillop. “We are actually a gay venue, but everyone’s welcome. Not the other way around,” he said. It’s true that in its recent history, with the shrinking popularity …

I’ve heard there’s a free Hep A vaccine at the moment, do I need it? Queensland Health has made the Hepatitis A vaccine available free for men who have sex with men. This is because there is currently an outbreak of this infection in the southern states of Australia, and there have now been a …

Queensland drag performers Candy Surprise and Miss Synthetique will be returning to Norman Park east of Brisbane this Sunday (March 4) for the second Hot Hot Sunday fundraising event. Held from 1pm at the Norman Park Bowls Club, Hot Hot Sunday is a relaxing, fun-filled afternoon of Balls Out Bingo, lawn bowls, drag shows and …

A candlelight vigil will be held in Brisbane on Friday evening to mark World AIDS Day tomorrow. December 1 is globally recognised as World AIDS Day, and it’s commemorated across the country to remind everyone that HIV is still a health issue, educate everyone on HIV prevention strategies, and to ensure that people living with …

December 1 is globally recognised as World AIDS Day. Across Australia, it’s celebrated across Australia to remind everyone that HIV is still a health issue, educate everyone on HIV prevention strategies, and to ensure that people living with HIV can participate in life without stigma and discrimination. From late November through to early December, there’s …

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