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Close to half of LGBTIQ Australians hide their sexual identity in the workplace, according to a new report. The report from insurance company Lloyd’s found the 45 per cent of LGBTIQ people hiding their sexuality at work did so out of fear of career repercussions. The company’s report also found six in 10 LGBTIQ Australians …

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Our gay (LGBTI) community has hundreds of groups that provide a wide range of fun, social and sporting activities and support those in need. Some groups you will never know exist until something goes wrong in your life, but they are there and almost entirely run by volunteers. In Queensland and Northern NSW alone there …

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What Advice Would You Give Your Younger Self?

QNews is planning an exciting new short video series, and we’d like to invite our readers to participate. Often our younger community members have no idea of the struggles that existed years ago in just being who you were. Some of our mature people endured persecution, stigma and harrassment. Whilst some younger people face similar …

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With more than a couple of hundred people through the doors over the course of the day this year’s Queeriosity event for queer youth certainly rocked it and proved Brisbane has a goldmine of fresh talent. The event, hosted by the Open Doors Youth Service, showcased some amazing up and coming performers and drag stars on stage. …

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SBS Deep Water series - callout for gay bashing victims

If you’re a gay person (LGBTI) who has ever been bashed because of your sexuality, SBS would like to hear from you. Later this year, SBS will screen the four-part drama series “Deep Water”, which is loosely based on the string of bashings and murders of gay men in Sydney in the late 1980s and early …

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Duncan Mattocks' Artwork

For years, Duncan Mattocks worked on art for the “Grand Theft Auto” series of video games but the Brisbane-based artist has also featured in fine art exhibitions across Australia and Scotland. His new exhibition “Advance” is on display at the Brisbane Modern Art Gallery, incorporating some of his sci-fi-influenced artworks and some of his nature …

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Women of the Universe its time to rise, dream and make it happen. Get Inspired and be an inspiration.    Support gender parity. Connect and let others be aware to dare to achieve success.   Make it happen now. Words & video by Mammas Guide Please CLICK BELOW to watch her video. #pledgeforparity #iwd2016 #empoweredwomen

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There is never an excuse for bullying in any way shape or form! Watch Joshua’s heart felt short video (BELOW) explaining why he is starting a campaign to stop homophobia and the haters! He’s created a GAY COWBOY Facebook page.  https://www.facebook.com/GayCowboy/ and he has invited you to “LIKE THE PAGE”.   If you are feeling …

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Brisbane Pride Festival is here and as always, that means there is an amazing array of fabulous events on offer catering to our LGBT communities. Here are a few of the highlights of this year’s festival. Pride Rally & March Pride Festival’s biggest day of the year begins at 10:00am at the corner of Brunswick & …

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R U OK?Day is a national day of action on the second Thursday of September (10 September 2015), and is dedicated to reminding people to regularly check in with family and friends. They also have Resources for You to use throughout the year to help you ask ‘are you ok?’ regularly of family, friends and …

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