RUOK? That simple question will be on the lips of thousands of Australians today. Each year on the second Thursday in September people are urged to connect with family, friends and colleagues to help anyone who may be struggling with life’s problems or mental health issues. According to ABS data, 3027 people died by suicide …

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Audiences will see a familiar face in Brisbane theatre group Nash Theatre’s upcoming production of La Cage Aux Folles. Ross Waghorn, who performs as drag queen Wanda D’Parke (pictured, right) will star in the iconic musical, which follows nightclub owner Georges and drag queen Albin. “It’s set in St Tropez in the South of France. …

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Two headlining shows from Australian production company Strut & Fret are bringing stunning aerial acrobatics, sword-swallowing, fire-eating and sexy cabaret to the Brisbane Festival, which kicked off around the city this weekend. Their first show, Fun House, is an all-ages, interactive circus show that is being performed for the first time features a roster of …

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As predictable and emotionally manipulative as it is, thanks to confident direction and a committed cast, ‘Gifted’ proves entertaining, comfortable viewing. Telling the story of an intellectually-advanced 7-year old, Mary (played by Mckenna Grace, thankfully voiding her performance of any precociousness), Marc Webb’s weepy drama hits all the responsive beats one would expect as the …

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Are you interested in community events? Do you have both people and paper skills? The Tropical Fruits are looking for a new Club Manager to lead their fruity team. The Tropical Fruits Inc is a fun, safe and inclusive LGBTIQ social group based in the Northern Rivers of New South Wales. They’re a vibrant community …

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The organisers of the upcoming Cairns Tropical Pride event have put out a call for artists who want to exhibit their work during the festival. Tropical Gaze, the north Queensland LGBTI festival’s annual art exhibition, brings together a mix of artwork, mediums and styles from established and emerging LGBTI artists in the community, and entries …

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Caitlyn Jenner has admitted that even though she’s never been happier since transitioning to her true self earlier this year, she still found it difficult to say goodbye to Bruce – her former identity. Speaking with Out Magazine who recently named her as their 2015 Newsmaker of the Year, Jenner described the mixed emotions that …

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Excerpts from private letters written by Alan Turing have offered a glimpse into the anguish and confusion that the famed gay codebreaker endured in his final days. Turing’s brilliant mind was instrumental in both the invention of the modern computer and ending the Second World War by cracking the Nazi’s Enigma Code, but his life …

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