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Aussie Trans Activists Named As Hosts of Queen’s Ball Awards 2018

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The Queensland government has finally equalised the state’s ages of consent laws to correct a decades-old discrepancy that discriminated against young gay men. Under the previous laws, the age of consent for vaginal sex was 16 but anal sex, which was still referred to as “sodomy” in the Criminal Code, was illegal until a person …

Brisbane Tritons Group Shot

Our local LGBTI and inclusive water polo team the Brisbane Tritons will be heading to Sydney on October 1 to compete against Sydney and Melbourne in the Tri-State Water Polo Tournament. Less than 12 months ago, Australia’s other inclusive water polo teams, the Sydney Stingers and Melbourne Surge, called for expressions of interest in the …

Rainbow Families Photo

Rainbow families from Queensland, New South Wales, Victoria, and the Australian Capital Territory will travel to Canberra next month to discuss marriage equality with MPs at Parliament House and to push for the government to abandon its proposed plebiscite on the issue. The Rainbow Families group is seeking a small number of families from across …

QLD Govt Same-Sex Couples Adoption

The Queensland Government says it will overturn laws banning same-sex couples from adopting children. Communities Minister Shannon Fentiman (pictured left, centre) said a review of the Adoption Act 2009 found “overwhelming support” to remove the discriminatory laws. “I am proud we are removing one of the last discriminatory barriers that prevents LGBTI Queenslanders from being …

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A rainbow footpath will be installed outside Brisbane gay venue The Sportsman Hotel. The rainbow motif will adorn a 2.5m wide footpath at the intersection of Hope Street and Leichhardt Street in Spring Hill, outside the venue, but some details are yet to be finalised. The Brisbane City Council has worked in partnership with the …

Miss Ink Australia Mandy Leigh Jones

Queenslander Mandy Leigh Jones will next weekend become the first transgender woman to compete in the Miss Ink Australia competition. Contestants in the popular tattoo pageant compete in three rounds.  A panel of professionals from within the tattoo, fashion, and modelling industries judge the competition. Mandy has 180 tattoos. She also models as a tattoo …

Brisbane commuters will soon have their dreary bus rides to work brightened up with Brisbane City Council’s new rainbow pride bus about to be launched. Ready to be launched ahead of the Brisbane Pride Fair Day next week, the new rainbow bus will run as part of Brisbane City Council’s City Glider services. Public and …

Well Brisbears certainly know how to have a great time. This Saturday 20th June is perfect timing for Brisbears Military / uniform mens party at the all new funky renovated Nellies Bar underground at Sporties. DJs Mikey B & Ensel are sure to set the place a jumping and what perfect timing with 6,000 USA sailors …

HEY GUYS – LOOKING FOR MSMs for a short survey please? (Men who have Sex with Men) Doesn’t matter if you are straight, gay bi whatever, if you are an MSM please take the survey 🙂 You can be anonymous or leave a contact to maybe win $100 voucher? PLEASE HELP — This is related …

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