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Big Gay Day


Aunty Dawn

Aboriginal elder Aunty Dawn Daylight was among more than a dozen community champions to be honoured at the 57th annual Queen’s Ball Awards on Saturday night. The Queen’s Ball Awards, the longest-running LGBTIQ event in the world, recognises the outstanding achievements of individuals, organisations and groups within the local LGBTIQ community. At the ceremony at …

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The annual Big Gay Day street festival at the Wickham Hotel last Sunday has resulted in a “big pay day” for the festival’s four charity partners. Venue manager David McKillop announced that the total monies raised on the day was $32,700. That equates to a $8175 donation to each of the charities – Australian Transgender …

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The Wickham

There was a time a couple of years back when the LGBTIQ community wasn’t sure if the Wickham was for them any more. Those days are over, says manager David McKillop. “We are actually a gay venue, but everyone’s welcome. Not the other way around,” he said. It’s true that in its recent history, with …

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Being Jane Lane

If you aren’t familiar with local punk rock band Being Jane Lane, you soon will be when they take to the main stage at the 2018 Big Gay Day street party. Louise, Teigan, Kayla, Kate and Phoebe make up this fierce queer punk quintet from southeast Queensland who have been making waves in the Brisbane …

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Coles has announced it will donate an additional $10,000 to its four LGBTIQ charity partners at this year’s Big Gay Day street festival in Brisbane. Big Gay Day, to be held at The Wickham Hotel in Fortitude Valley this Sunday (March 11), has for the past 18 years brought Queensland’s LBGTIQ community together for a …

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Australian songstress Paulini Curuenavuli has been announced as the headliner of Brisbane summer street festival Big Gay Day next month. The event will again take over an inner-city street with a large main stage set up next to Fortitude Valley venue The Wickham Hotel on Sunday, March 11. The theme of this year’s Big Gay …

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