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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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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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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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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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A Queensland paramedic has opened up about her gender transition and the “support and love” she received from colleagues in a powerful Facebook post on the International Transgender Day of Visibility on Sunday. March 31 has been recognised as the International Transgender Day of Visibility since 2009, and it’s a day to celebrate the lives …

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The International Transgender Day of Visibility, recognised this Sunday (March 31), is a chance to celebrate transgender people in our community and raise awareness of the discrimination they face in everyday life worldwide, writes Destiny Rogers. Human civilisation is littered with absolutes. The Earth is flat. Marrying your cousin is a good idea. Smoking is …

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An Australia far-right group accused of engaging in “public acts of hate speech” against the LGBTIQ community during the same-sex marriage postal survey has failed to front Queensland’s anti-discrimination tribunal to respond to a vilification complaint. The Brisbane-based LGBTI Legal Service lodged formal complaints with the Anti-Discrimination Commission Queensland last August against 25 groups and …

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