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The biopic of legendary gay artist Tom of Finland is coming to Australian cinema screens this month. The film follows the life of the man behind the iconic gay artwork, Touko Laaksonen, who returned home to Finnish capital Helsinki after serving in World War II, only to find widespread persecution of homosexual men. Touko conducted …

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A fresh push by the Queensland LNP for a voluntary postal vote on federal marriage equality has been slammed as “deeply flawed”. The Australian reported the Queensland branch of the Liberal National Party passed a motion on Friday at their state convention that called on the federal coalition government to conduct a non-compulsory postal ballot …

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LGBTI parents-to-be have been invited to attend a free information night in Spring Hill in Brisbane next week. Two experts on same-sex parenting will address the forum at the Watkins Medical Centre in Spring Hill to give prospective parents insight into their journey ahead to parenthood and give them valuable advice on some of the …

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The Brisbane Festival is set to explode across the city this September, with a thrilling 22-day lineup of theatre, music, dance, circus, cabaret, opera, film and visual art. This year’s festival will host more than 60 events – with many free to view and many exclusive to Queensland – at venues across the city including …

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The Queensland Government has put out a call for nominations for the state’s LGBTI Roundtable for 2017. The Roundtable will comprise ten representatives from around the state who will discuss issues impacting on Queensland’s LGBTI community and provide feedback on government policies, strategies and programs, Communities Minister Shannon Fentiman said. She encouraged nominations from diverse …

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Heartbreaking stories of Queensland men unjustly prosecuted simply for being gay have been told, as the state moves toward wiping the men’s criminal records. Homosexuality was decriminalised in Queensland in 1991, and a cross-party committee in state parliament is currently examining a bill that would allow the 464 people who were convicted of consensual gay …

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Do you want to be a part of history and help to end HIV in Queensland? The HIV Foundation Queensland is looking for gay, bisexual or other men who have sex with men who are over 18 years of age and living in Queensland to complete a short anonymous survey on a recent campaign to …

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Queensland’s LGBTI and inclusive water polo team the Brisbane Tritons will be hosting a Pride Water Polo Challenge against their interstate rivals in Fortitude Valley on July 1. The competition will bring together the Tritons’ rivals the Sydney Stingers and the Melbourne Surge as well as Australia’s brand new inclusive water polo team, the Perth …

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With a week of performances of their hilarious farce “Noises Off” to go, the folks at Queensland Theatre have offered QNews readers the chance to see it for only $20 per ticket. The new production of the classic farce by playwright Michael Frayn, directed by Queensland Theatre Artistic Director Sam Strong, is a frenetic comedy …

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The permanent art installation celebrating the LGBTIQ community at New Farm’s Neighbourhood Centre is set to be repaired after recent vandalism. The artwork was created by Lismore artist Karl de Waal in 2014 to celebrate the spirit and diversity of Brisbane’s LGBTIQ community. Earlier this month, vandals removed a copper plaque that contained meaningful “words …

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