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noosa rainbow river festival

The annual Rainbow River Festival is returning to Noosa, with three days of events planned for the first weekend of March coinciding with Mardi Gras. Organiser Kirsty Patten said the Rainbow River festivities will run in Noosa from March 5 to 7. “The 2020 Rainbow River Festival was one of the last times Queenslanders gathered …

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An outback pub in regional Queensland is hosting its second ever Mardi Gras party the night of the 2021 parade on March 6. The Post Office Hotel in Cloncurry hosted its first ever Mardi Gras party last year, and it was such a success they’re doing it again this year. Cloncurry, population 3000, is located …

shannon molloy fourteen queensland memoir

People often dub Australia the “Lucky Country”. However for many LGBTIQ youth, growing up around Australia can simply be the luck of the draw and even a fight to survive as they discover who they are in difficult circumstances. Life in many ways can often feel far from lucky for them, as Shannon Molloy recounts. …

justine deeva brisbane drag queen miss sportsman hotel

Brisbane drag queen Justine Deeva has been crowned Miss Sportsman Hotel at the venue’s annual drag pageant. On Saturday night (February 13), Justine, Mya Crafone, Lulu Lemans, Martini Ice, Lexa Pro, Moose Steak, Emerald City, and Archie Arsenic all competed for the title. This year’s theme was “Queens of the Silver Screen” and all eight …

gold coast pride festival carmen taykett drag queen skydiving

A Gold Coast drag queen has skydived out of a plane in the biggest, most sickening death drop we’ve ever seen. On Saturday morning, Coast-based performer Carmen Taykett parachuted down onto the Surfers Paradise beach in full drag. Carmen told QNews.com.au ahead of the jump the amazing stunt is to promote the relaunched Gold Coast …

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The wife of missing Queensland woman Amy Schulkins (pictured right) has begged her spouse to come home, over a month after she disappeared. The 36-year-old’s wife, Rebecca Schulkins, reported Amy missing from a John Street residence in Caboolture South on December 30. CCTV captured her in her white Nissan Patrol at Caboolture, north of Brisbane, …

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Eight talented Brisbane drag performers will compete in the Miss Sportsman Hotel drag pageant at the Brisbane venue this weekend. Sporties’ annual drag contest is on again this Saturday night (February 13). Mya Crafone, Lulu Lemans, Martini Ice, Lexa Pro, Moose, Emerald City, Archie Arsenic and Justine Deeva will all compete for this year’s title. …

Shelley Argent PFLAG religious freedom

Shelley Argent, the long-serving spokesperson of Parents and Friends of Lesbians and Gays (PFLAG+), is retiring from the role after 22 years of campaigning for LGBTIQ+ rights. Shelley has been one of Australia’s most dedicated and tireless champions in the fight for LGBTIQ+ equality, not only in her home state of Queensland but across Australia. …

brisbane lions aflw rainbow guernseys

The Brisbane Lions AFLW team have unveiled the rainbow-coloured Pride Guernseys they’ll wear in the AFLW’s inaugural Pride Round this weekend. In 2018, the Carlton Blues and the Western Bulldogs began their annual Pride Game, to celebrate the sport’s LGBTIQ+ players and spectators. Now this season the AFLW is expanding the celebratory matches to an …

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