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sunshine coast pride festival fair day

The annual Sunshine Coast Pride Festival’s Fair Day will return for a day of family-friendly fun on March 30. The event, organised by the committee of volunteers from the Sunshine Coast Pride Network, will return to its home at Quota Park in Nambour from 8:30am to 3pm that day. Local drag stars The Powder Puff …

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The annual Rainbow River Festival will be returning to Noosa on Queensland’s Sunshine Coast with a three-day program of community events next month. The festival is an LGBTIQ-inclusive party which first began in 2016 and has now become an annual celebration of love and diversity in the picturesque region. Organisers are excited to welcome locals …

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sunshine coast lgbtiq seniors group hosting classic movie screening

The Sunshine Coast LGBTI Community Ageing Network are hosting a free classic film screening and lunch event for LGBTIQ seniors on February 21. All over-50’s who identify as lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender or intersex are invited to attend and meet other like-minded people on the Sunshine Coast. The screening will be held at the 97-year-old, …

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The organisers of a recently established LGBTIQ social group in Redcliffe called Friends, Food and Fun say their membership is growing and the group is going from strength to strength. The social group celebrated Christmas at Redcliffe’s Ambassador Hotel in December with 50 LGBTIQ community members from the Sunshine Coast, the Peninsula and the hinterland. …

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While many large Australian festivals have crashed and burned over the last few years, in Queensland one small, quirky festival has gone from strength to strength with its fierce commitment to community. “We look at it as a pilgrimage,” Jungle Love Festival Director Raymond Williams told QNews Magazine. “Once a year we step aside from …

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Gracie Graham Relph

A public memorial for Queensland man Graham ‘Gracie’ Relph will be held at the Sportsman Hotel next month. Gracie (pictured above, left) passed away earlier this month at the beginning of a trip to Bali, which he considered his home away from home. Many people in Brisbane’s LGBTIQ community remember Gracie for the friendly welcome …

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Brisbane Festival Qweens on King

Just a few weeks ahead of the 12-month anniversary of the “yes” vote, Queensland has reached the milestone of 1000 registered same-sex marriages. Marriage equality legislation was passed on December 8 last year but couples had to wait a further 30 days before being able to tie the knot. Since then, there has been an …

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Gracie Graham Relph

The death of much-loved Brisbane and Sunshine Coast gay identity Graham Relph, widely known as Gracie, has seen an outpouring of grief from family, friends and the LGBTIQ community. The joy Gracie (pictured above, left) brought to people during his life is evidenced by the anguish expressed by people from every stage of his life. …

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Pradas Priscillas

The spectacular Aussie Drag all-singing, all-dancing Prada’s Priscillas: An All-Male Revue is sashaying into Caloundra next month. Headlined by six-foot-something drag sensation Prada Clutch, the show is a 90-minute party – a riotous celebration of drag starting at the birthplace of Australian drag – the famous Les Girls. Monique Kelly, who was part of the …

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