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Two more Queensland performers will be inducted into the Sportsman Hotel’s Drag Hall of Fame this Australia Day long weekend. The Brisbane venue’s Drag Hall of Fame honour recognises entertainers for their contribution to Queensland drag and the local community. Performers Malika and and Ella Va’lay will be immortalised in the Sportsman Hotel’s Lounge Bar …

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The grieving family of Wilson Gavin, who died on Monday after protesting Drag Queen Storytime in Brisbane, have reached out to the LGBTIQ community in a moving statement. The 21-year-old, who was openly gay, was president of UQ’s conservative Liberal National Club. He made national headlines leading the protest at Brisbane Square Library on Sunday. …

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Rates of HIV diagnoses in Queensland have dropped by more than a third in the last five years, according to new data. Last year, 153 HIV notifications were reported to Queensland Health, compared with 245 in 2014. This is a drop of more than 37 per cent. Experts are attributing the declining rates to increased …

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The Queensland Council for LGBTI Health (formerly the Queensland AIDS Council) wishes to express deep condolences at the death of Wilson Gavin in Queensland yesterday morning, following an incident with protests at a Drag Queen Story Time event. Wilson’s death has affected many people who knew him personally and also many other people in the …

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Australians have rallied on Twitter around the two Queensland drag queens targeted by right-wing student protesters at Drag Storytime on Sunday. Footage of the incident went viral overnight showing the protesters yelling “drag queens are not for kids” at the Brisbane Council-supported event. Valkyrie explained on Facebook he was “inside during the disruption, calming children …

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A sickening lineup of drag superstars will be death dropping for the gods down under in the new RuPaul’s Drag Race: Werq the World stage show. Werq the World is the globe’s largest touring drag show, and it’s returning to Australia and New Zealand in February. The all-new production is stopping in Canberra, Melbourne, Brisbane, Sydney, …

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Stonewall Medical Centre recently launched its pilot Fast Access Sexual Testing program (FAST) on Thursday nights.  Stonewall remains open for HIV & STI FAST testing and other services over the Christmas/New Year break, except for public holidays. [PROMOTION] Faster sexual health screening means earlier treatments and earlier treatments mean earlier resolution with fewer complications. The …

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Music icon Sir Elton John played the first of two farewell concerts at the Brisabne Entertainment Centre on Wednesday night. The veteran performer opened the two and a half hour set with Bennie and the Jets and closed it with an encore of Your Song and Goodbye Yellow Brick Road in front of the packed …

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Over 18,000 people have signed a Melbourne mum’s petition to stop Hillsong Church from preaching to public school students on a planned national “Schools Tour”. The megachurch has removed a page from its website detailing the planned tour of NSW, Victoria, Queensland and NT schools in 2020. The church claims to have given “life-giving messages …

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SBS has unveiled the final four artists who will compete in Eurovision: Australia Decides in February next year. All 10 artists will perform on the Gold Coast for their chance to represent us at the 2020 Eurovision Song Contest in Rotterdam, the Netherlands in May. On Tuesday, SBS revealed The Voice 2019 winner Diana Rouvas, …

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