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noosa temple of satan black mass noosa council

Members of the Noosa Temple of Satan say they’ve received death threats from “hypocritical” people of faith ahead of their Satanic “Black Mass” this Halloween. The Sunshine Coast Satanists are planning the Black Mass ceremony for Friday, October 30 at The J Theatre. The Temple was formed last year in the wake of the Morrison …

poets cafe montville

Last week QNews reported on an incident at the Poets Cafe, Montville. During Pride month, as marchers joined Black Lives Matter protests worldwide, and in the midst of the greatest global health crisis for a century, a lesbian couple — both health workers, one black — found themselves rudely ordered out of a cafe in …

poets cafe never come back

Last Sunday, at the end of Pride month, during the worst health crisis in a century and as the world grapples with racial discrimination through the Black Lives Matter movement, the owner of Poets Cafe in the Sunshine Coast hinterland, chose the moment to demand an inter-racial pair of lesbian health workers leave his cafe …

Noosa’s Rainbow River Festival will once again put the “queens” in Queensland this Mardi Gras weekend. The festival is celebrating its fifth birthday this year. It all kicks off with welcome cocktails at the Noosa Yacht and Rowing Club from 5pm on Friday (February 28). Then the action moves down the road for bingo at …

rainbow beach coloured sands

Rainbow Beach, home of the famous coloured sands, is the perfect beach destination. With a stunning coastline, it also offers easy access to K’gari Fraser Island. The warm water allows year-round swimming and there’s an array of adventure experiences. And all only 2 ½ hours’ drive from Brisbane. Located in the Gympie region, Rainbow Beach …

girl's guide to world war dr lilian cooper josephine bedford

The new Australian musical A Girl’s Guide to World War opens in Caloundra this weekend. The musical tells the story of Brisbane’s ‘first lady doctor’ and her life partner Miss Josephine Bedford. It focuses on the eventful year of 1916 when the Brisbane women worked in a women-operated field hospital on the front lines of …

university of the sunshine coast usc pride network

The University of the Sunshine Coast is offering a $1,500 bursary to an LGBTIQ student to aid their studies. USC say the grant will recognise a student’s efforts contributing to an inclusive culture on campus. It will provide financial support to a LGBTIQ student and demonstrates a commitment to promoting greater campus understanding. The Sunshine Coast …

sunshine coast lloyd copper

Family and friends are mourning the death of Sunshine Coast LGBTIQ advocate Lloyd Copper last week. The University of the Sunshine Coast journalism student (pictured above left) is being remembered as a generous and passionate activist for LGBTIQ equality who always put others first. But Lloyd’s sister Mary said he was harshly bullied at school …

labor candidate julie mcglone

Julie McGlone, Labor’s candidate in the Sunshine Coast seat of Fairfax in the upcoming federal election, will launch her campaign in Coolum Beach tomorrow. Julie (pictured above, right) has been a member of the Labor party for nearly two decades and says she’s always identified as a proud Rainbow Labor member. “Running in a conservative …

sunshine coast pride festival fair day

The organisers of the Sunshine Coast Pride Festival have announced they are postponing this weekend’s Fair Day event. Revellers were to gather at the Fair Day’s home in Quota Park in Nambour this Saturday (March 30), but the Sunshine Coast Pride Network has said the event won’t go ahead due to a forecast thunderstorm. “In …

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