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When you think you need to call a plumber how instinctive is it to think you’ll be calling on a man? Short shorts and tool belt in tow ready to get in and do the dirty work on your kitchen sink or bathroom, it’s generally our first thought when it comes to plumbing services. But …

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If you’re looking for a personalised, one-of-a-kind sculpture or feature for your home, Brisbane-based company Laws Laser can help. Laws Laser specialise in the design, laser cutting and etching of a range of different materials to create customised garden art, sculptures, stencils, signs or interior and exterior privacy screens for clients, made from a wide …

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Former Australian Governor-General Dame Quentin Bryce officially opened Stonewall Medical Centre’s expanded premises at a special event last weekend. The Service was a response to government inaction over the AIDS crisis, supported by private donations through the Queensland Aids Council (QuAC) and by the loan of premises from the Sisters of Mercy. With gay decriminalistion …

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One of Brisbane’s flagship LGBTIQ health practices, Stonewall Medical Centre, will celebrate its new extension next weekend. Former Australian Governor-General the Honourable Dame Quentin Bryce AD CVO will officially open the centre’s expanded premises at a special event on Sunday, June 10. The team at the centre will celebrate the opening from 10:30am, with all …

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The authors of a new book immortalising the history of Brisbane’s long-running Queens Birthday Ball have called for community members to contribute their photos and recollections. After its humble beginnings at a house in Mt Tamborine, the Queens Birthday Ball has become the longest-running continuous gay event in the world, held in Queensland every year …

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Booking a holiday can be stressful at the best of times and quite often the prospect of sitting down with a travel agent doesn’t feel any less stressful. Agencies can be busy and hectic at the best of times. But Brisbane couple and business owners Matt & Callum have come up with a unique idea …

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Brisbane’s Open Doors Youth Service has launched a new alcohol and other drug support program to assist LGBTIQ Brotherboy and Sistergirl young people. Open Doors Acting General Manager Chris Pickard said the much-needed program “aims to provide better social and emotional wellbeing outcomes for LGBTIQAP+ Brotherboy and Sistergirl youth.” “Open Doors Youth Service had the …

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Barefoot bowls has had a steep rise in popularity in recent years, from corporate functions to birthday parties and hens night the well known sport has become ever more fanciful. But take a small stroll just out of the bustle of Fortitude Valley you’ll find one of Brisbane’s best venues, not just for the sport, …

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Break out the leather and the latex, because the Sleaze Ball is returning to Brisbane. The Sleaze Balls were held around Australia and modelled on the New York City parties of the same name celebrating everything from high camp drag to full S&M leather. “In the 1990s and early 2000s, the Sleaze Balls were a …

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Brendan Leishman, who passed away on April 19, was farewelled in a Celebration of Life ceremony in Cairns last Saturday. A diverse group of people came together to celebrate a man much loved in many communities. Members of the LGBT+ community gathered with Brendan’s partner Dave to remember a man who contributed much to the …

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