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Antipodean Resistance Neo nazi sticker

An LGBTIQ-friendly church in New Farm has taken a stand against homophobia after finding a Neo-Nazi group’s stickers on their signage after marching in the Brisbane Pride Festival. Pastor Alex Pittaway from Metropolitan Community Church Brisbane said a contingent from the church were proud to attend this year’s Brisbane Pride Rally and March last Saturday. …

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Brisbane Pride Festival 2018 march

Thousands of LGBTIQ community members and supporters flooded Fortitude Valley with rainbows on Saturday for the first Brisbane Pride Festival march since marriage equality was legalised last December. Brisbane Pride President Deeje Hancock said he was proud of Australia for the “yes” result and said he had been waiting a decade to pay tribute to …

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rainbow flags at pride parade

LGBTIQ Pride festivals are an opportunity to connect with the community, to stand visibly, collectively and to celebrate who we are with revelry. They’re also contentious – recent controversies include whether police should be permitted to march in London and Toronto, and the subsuming of the umbrella into “Gay Pride”. Indeed, celebrating “who we are …

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rainbow paint brushes stock photo

The young people from Fortitude Valley-based Open Doors Youth Service are hosting an art exhibition to celebrate Pride Month in Brisbane. The organisation’s Odyssey Art Exhibition and Fundraiser will be held at Betty’s Espresso and Bar in South Brisbane on Thursday (September 20) to raise money for Open Doors’ PRIDE Art Therapy Program. The PRIDE …

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Anthony Callea needing a shave

Anthony Callea first burst onto the national stage on Australian Idol in 2004 and since his debut, he’s forged an enviable career spanning fourteen years. He’ll return to Brisbane to headline this year’s Brisbane Pride Festival Fair Day and sat down for a chat with Michael James on the Gold Coast stop of his recent …

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Pride Queer Art Exhibition

Looking for a locally-produced piece of queer art for your wall? QNews Magazine is hosting an exhibition of local queer artists’ work to celebrate Pride Month this month. The first Q-Art Pride Exhibition will be launched on September 14 as a free showcase for LGBTIQ artists and queer artwork to help lift their profiles and …

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Brisbane Festival Qweens on King

Eight Brisbane same-sex couples have tied the knot in a history-making public ceremony kicking off both the Brisbane Festival and Brisbane Pride Festival last weekend. One of the couples who took part in the event is Christian Leatherbarrow and Brad Hicks, who said “I do” on stage dressed in drag at the Qweens on King …

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Prep tablet

Queensland men will be able to find out everything they’ve wanted to know about HIV prevention medication PrEP at a free community forum at Brisbane Pride Festival’s Fair Day. PrEP, which stands for pre-exposure prophylaxis, is an important form of HIV prevention used by people who don’t have HIV and are at risk of acquiring …

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