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The QuIHN Group – comprising QuIHN, Better Access Medical Clinic and QuIVAA – is undertaking a survey seeking ideas on how to expand and revitalise their many links with the local rainbow community. “If you use substances — in any way — regularly, or occasionally, or if you’re a family member or ally and believe …

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queensland lgbtiq legend toye de wilde

Queensland’s rainbow communities have been blessed over the years with a number of extraordinary people who worked to build a sense of community, to combat unjust laws and to protect us from a plague of biblical proportion. Over the coming months, Bill Rutkin OAM will profile the remarkable individuals whose efforts benefitted us all, starting …

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Mr Sportsman Hotel 2018 Winner Allen Park

Entries have opened for this year’s sexy Mr Sportsman Hotel competition at the venue on May 5. The annual flesh-flashing competition is one of the Brisbane venue’s most popular events, and this year it’s themed “Heroes and Villains”. Aside from the glory and bragging rights that come with winning the Mr Sporties title, there’s also …

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royal brunei airlines

The Queensland Government has backed away from a partnership with Royal Brunei Airlines to the state that was set to begin within months, as condemnation of the southeast Asian country’s anti-gay laws grows. Royal Brunei Airlines announced in January it was to start a new four-times-a-week service to Brisbane from June 11 this year, in …

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The recent 95th birthday celebrations for the Brisbane Arcade highlight the many contributions of gay Brisbane philanthropist gay Dr. James Mayne, writes Destiny Rogers. Born into a wealthy Brisbane family, Dr Mayne worked at the Brisbane Hospital from 1891 until 1904, first as Resident Medical Officer and then as Medical Superintendent. He donated his salary …

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cairns artist mark cochrane doghousefnq

QN Magazine was lucky to catch Mark Cochrane’s first Cairns exhibition of DogHouseFNQ back in October and the exhibition has shown at two other galleries since. Here’s hoping we see this quirky collection featuring zany North Queensland homes and even zanier pooches down in Brisbane sometime soon. DogHouseFNQ shows off homes from Townsville to Mareeba. …

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HIV transmission

The response on social media last month to a Sydney PrEP user who shared his story of contracting HIV while taking the prevention medication has shown that HIV stigma is still sadly persistent, writes Douglas Billing. After scrolling through threads on social media following the articles that have been published regarding a man who has …

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rainbow allsorts the underground nightclub surfers paradise gold coast

A new LGBTIQ-friendly club night has launched on the Gold Coast after the closure of the Surfers Paradise party precinct’s two other gay hotspots. Gold Coast man Patrik Holmkvist is holding his gay-friendly party event tonight, called Rainbow Allsorts, at the Underground Nightclub on Orchid Avenue in Surfers Paradise tonight from 9pm. He said he …

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