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In 1983, the original Beat Nightclub boasted a single bar and just one dancefloor. Today the Beat Megaclub boasts five nightclubs, seven bars and six beer gardens. An icon of the Brisbane entertainment scene, it has grown as other clubs have come and gone and expanded into the building – and then buildings – surrounding …

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Brotherboy Sistergirl Youth

Coming out is a challenge for any young person, but the challenge can be much bigger for those who have newly arrived in Australia. The young people may have come from countries where people from the LGBTIQAP+ community face ongoing persecution. With more than half of Inala’s population being born overseas, Inala Youth Service has …

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miss sporties 2018

Photos Miss Sporties 2018 , filled with colour and excitement taken during the event. Eight gorgeous and talented candidates competed for the coveted title. Sellma Soul was crowned Miss Sportsman Hotel 2018 and was presented with a $1000 cash prize, sash and hair package. In this year’s competition, the theme has a European flavour, accompanied by …

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It’s great to see the Rainbow Flag proudly adorning the uniforms of the staff at Optus Newstead down at Gasworks. Chris Hamze at Optus Newstead has long supported the local LGBTIQ community, notably with the store’s long presence at Pride Fair Day in New Farm Park. This year the store provided mobile phone charging stations …

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LGBTIQ swim team brisbane sports team

Nine swimmers from Brisbane LGBTIQ team Aqualicious are on the Gold Coast preparing to compete at the eleventh Pan Pacific Masters Games. More than 15,000 athletes from over 30 countries are converging on the coast to compete in more than 40 sports from tomorrow until November 11. Aqualicious president Fernando Claro (pictured) will be among …

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Priscilla Queen of the Desert tony sheldon

Priscilla’s outrageous romp across the Australian outback earned a standing ovation from the audience at QPAC’s Lyric Theatre last week. Priscilla Queen of the Desert The Musical has played in 135 cities in 29 countries around the world, and last month the smash hit show opened in Brisbane for the very first time. Last week’s …

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The team at the Queensland AIDS Council have embarked on a tour of Queensland to consult with the LGBTIQ community about the future of the organisation. QuAC is working on formulating the organisation’s 2018–2021 Strategic Plan, and they recently held community consultation workshops in Cairns and Brisbane. QNews Magazine attended QuAC’s Brisbane workshop on Monday …

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Aftermath of the Whiskey Au Go Go firebombing

In March 1973 a Fortitude Valley nightclub, the Whisky Au Go Go was firebombed resulting in the deaths of fifteen people. Excluding the appalling colonial decimation of Aboriginal populations, the Whisky Au Go Go fire was the worst mass murder in Australian history before the Port Arthur shootings of 1996. Among the people killed that …

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