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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 …

Neo-nazi poster spotted in Townsville

At least two kinds of homophobic posters created by a Neo-Nazi group have been found plastered around central Townsville. The Townsville Bulletin reported that the posters were linked to Neo-Nazi group Antipodean Resistance and had been seen at several different locations in central Townsville. One of the posters has a banner reading “They’re queer, they’re …

Sovereign Hotel

Iconic Townsville gay bar the Sovereign Hotel has been put on the market for sale or lease. Peter Haines and Steve Jebb have owned the venue for 20 years, and originally bought it because the region lacked a permanent meeting place for the LGBTIQ community. The couple, who have been together for 32 years, told …