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Community events are planned across the state to mark this year’s International Day Against Homophobia, Biphobia, Intersexism and Transphobia (IDAHOBIT) on Friday, May 17. IDAHOBIT is recognised every year on May 17, the day in 1990 that homosexuality was removed from the World Health Organisation’s International Classification of Diseases. This year the day has a …

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The Wickham Hotel and Big Gay Day have announced that this year’s festival has raised $40,000 to be distributed to six local LGBTIQ organisations, with over 2,800 people at this year’s event. Last Sunday (March 10), the event again took over the venue and its neighbouring street in Fortitude Valley, transforming it into an inclusive …

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The Veronicas

Brisbane-born pop duo The Veronicas have been announced as the headliners of this year’s Big Gay Day street festival in Fortitude Valley. The event, now in its 19th year, will take over The Wickham on Sunday, March 10 and transform the neighbouring street into an inclusive festival to raise money for six local LGBTIQ organisations. …

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Brisbane's much anticipated Big Gay Day street festival will be returning to Fortitude Valley venue The Wickham Hotel in March LGBTIQ Charities

Brisbane’s Big Gay Day festival will return to Fortitude Valley venue The Wickham Hotel in March. The festival, now in its 19th year, will take over the Wickham and transform neighbouring Alden St into an inclusive street festival on Sunday, March 10. A host of local and international performers will take to Big Gay Day …

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Brisbane's much anticipated Big Gay Day street festival will be returning to Fortitude Valley venue The Wickham Hotel in March LGBTIQ Charities

The annual Big Gay Day street festival at the Wickham Hotel last Sunday has resulted in a “big pay day” for the festival’s four charity partners. Venue manager David McKillop announced that the total monies raised on the day was $32,700. That equates to a $8175 donation to each of the charities – Australian Transgender …

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The Wickham

There was a time a couple of years back when the LGBTIQ community wasn’t sure if the Wickham was for them any more. Those days are over, says manager David McKillop. “We are actually a gay venue, but everyone’s welcome. Not the other way around,” he said. It’s true that in its recent history, with …

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