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Kaleido Health is NSW's first dedicated LGBTQ+ health centre

Kaleido Health is NSW’s first dedicated LGBTQ+ health centre

LGBTQ+ folk in Sydney and across New South Wales will soon have access to an integrated, community-controlled and inclusive health service with ACON’s new health centre, Kaleido Health, opening later this year. The state’s first-of-its-kind centre will provide LGBTQ+ people access to a range of primary care and specialist health services. They’ll include general practice, …

Alleged killer Beau Lamarre-Condon

No bail, no plea for alleged killer Beau Lamarre-Condon

A court has formally denied bail to former police officer Beau Lamarre-Condon over the alleged double-murder of Sydney couple Jesse Baird and Luke Davies. The 28-year-old allegedly shot the couple at Jesse’s Paddington home on February 19, using his police-issued gun. The killings rocked Sydney and a three-day manhunt followed before Lamarre-Condon turned himself in …

Qtopia Sydney has turned Taylor Square Substation into a cultural hub

Qtopia Sydney has transformed the Taylor Square substation

Sydney’s LGBTQIA+ museum Qtopia has given Taylor Square’s abandoned Substation a total makeover. Located across the road from Qtopia’s main building on Forbes Street, the partially underground space hasn’t been utilised for 30 years. But now, Qtopia has revitalised and reopened the Substation to the public as a new queer exhibition and live entertainment space. …

A lesbian couple with their child in a Rainbow Families stock photo

Starting a family? Join Rainbow Families at their annual seminar

Starting a family? Join Rainbow Families for an inspiring and informative seminar, Making Rainbow Families, designed specifically for the LGBTQ+ community. Taking place on May 25, 2024, this online and in-person event in Sydney offers valuable insights and support for individuals and couples considering parenthood. We’ll cover a range of topics including: Readiness for parenthood …

Sydney gay sauna Bodyline retired after 30 years

New name as Sydney gay sauna Bodyline retired after 30 years

Long-running Sydney gay sauna Bodyline has officially been retired after more than 30 years, as rival gay sauna 357 moves in and rebrands the Taylor Street location as Sauna X. Bodyline Sydney first opened in 1991. Despite much pushback at the time, Bodyline became Sydney’s first lawfully established gay bathhouse. Recently, the sauna closed its …

Wes Smuts

Meet Wes Smuts: Why understanding people helps properties sell

Whether selling your home, or looking to buy, just finding a knowledgeable and trustworthy agent is a task in and of itself. Add that to the popular Surry Hills and Inner-East area of Sydney, the most expensive city in Australia, the stakes seem even higher. Enter Wes Smuts: a dedicated sales agent with a passion …

ACON marchers in Sydney Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras 2023 in Sydney, NSW

ACON is hiring a HIV and sexual health program manager

AN EXCITING OPPORTUNITY FOR AN EXCEPTIONAL LEADER TO JOIN ACON’s HIV & SEXUAL HEALTH DIVISION … leading ACON’s Gay and Bi+ Men Sexual Health Programs. Play a key role in supporting ACON’s efforts to end HIV transmission in NSW, through a range of diverse programs including clinical services, peer work, health promotion and community outreach. …

Sydney 357 gay sauna co-owners and team celebrate 22nd birthday

Sydney gay sauna 357 announces Bodyline takeover plans

The longtime owners of Sydney gay sauna 357 have given a major update on the venue’s future, announcing a move into Bodyline’s building on Taylor Street. A few months ago, the Sydney sex-on-premises venue celebrated its 22nd birthday (above). 357’s longtime co-owners Ty Dovans and Luke Frappell announced at the time the venue would close …

James Elliot-Watson says his Christian school suspended him for being gay

Christian school suspended student for coming out as gay

When James Elliot-Watson was 15, his Christian school banned him from becoming a prefect and even suspended him because he’d revealed that he was gay. James recalled his experience in year 10 in 2011. He said independent religious school in Sydney suspended him, denied him leadership roles and outed him to his parents. “I came …

Alleged killer Beau Lamarre-Condon

Accused killer Beau Lamarre-Condon kicked out of NSW Police

NSW Police have officially kicked out accused double murderer Beau Lamarre-Condon after he allegedly used his police-issued gun to kill gay couple Jesse Baird and Luke Davies. The 28-year-old is in custody after police charged him with murdering the Sydney couple at Jesse’s home in Paddington last month. On Friday, NSW Police confirmed the force …

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