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New York has been confirmed as the host city for World Pride in 2019, the year that marks the 50th anniversary of the Stonewall riots of June 1969 which saw a violent backlash against constant police harassment and raids of gay bars. The riots are often cited as the birthplace of the modern gay rights …

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Now that the weather is warming up, the race is on to get your beach bod ready and one of the best ways to tone up in summer is swimming, so why not check out Brisbane’s very own gay swimming group Aqualicious? Swimming workouts burn fat, trim inches and help you get stronger, fitter and …

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World AIDS Day (December 1st) is just around the corner and along with the traditional candle light vigil and memorial service, this year will see a brand event to help bring people together to mark this important day. For the first time, Brisbane will host a red ribbon fun run where participants will be able …

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Head down to the Imaginations nightclub in Spring Hill this weekend folks (Sat 17 Oct) and enjoy one Brisbane’s best love queer nights out, the CWC Cabaret. Held only a couple of times a year since 1989, CWC is an amazing cabaret spectacular where amateur drag meets celebrity showgirls, plus an array of entertainers who …

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An undercover documentary team has found that Chinese hospitals are still offering painful electroshock therapy and drug prescriptions that doctors claim will “cure” homosexuality. Despite being homosexuality being declassified as a mental illness in 1997 and legalised in 2001, the documentary makers found many doctors all to willing to charge people large amounts of money …

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An undercover documentary team has found that Chinese hospitals are still offering painful electroshock therapy and drug prescriptions that doctors claim will “cure” homosexuality. Despite being homosexuality being declassified as a mental illness in 1997 and legalised in 2001, the documentary makers found many doctors all to willing to charge people large amounts of money …

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I’m always amazed by the number of healthy people who take vitamins or special “superfood” supplements, in some cases spending more than $100 a month in the interests of maintaining their health.  The truth is that they are for the most part wasting their money, and they have been duped by the industry to believe …

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PrEP is taking a tablet to prevent HIV. Queensland has begun the FREE PrEP trials.  Cairns is now full and Townsville has just one place left with the Sunshine Coast opening next week but is certain to fill fast. If you would like to be part of the free trial read the contact details below. Townsville …

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Professor Bob Grant has been one of the world’s leading HIV/AIDS researchers for over 30 years with his development of PrEP revolutionising the way we look at HIV prevention and saw him named as one of Time Magazine’s 100 Most Influential People. QNews sat down with Professor Grant during his recent trip to Australia to …

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Argentina has this month removed its ban on gay and bisexual men donating blood after a fifteen year campaign from LGBT advocacy groups. Argentinian Health Minister Daniel Gollan says the lifting of the ban is “based on a medical approach that replaces that old concept of ‘risk groups.’” Adding, that the policy change was made …

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