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The Star Gold Coast

Sometimes I really need to escape, just for a night – to get away from the everyday and enjoy the finer things in life, but it can be a tricky finding somewhere not too far from home while feeling like you’ve had a relaxing escape. Ten years ago, a night away at the casino might …

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Jade Mirabito

Gold Coast counsellor Jade Mirabito has been awarded a $10,000 grant through the Westfield Local Heroes program to allow mental health organisation headspace to support more young LGBTIQ people on the Gold Coast. The Westfield Local Heroes program recognises individuals whose work promotes social well-being and harmony across family, youth opportunity and inclusion. The program …

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pride cup

More football teams are being encouraged to hold their own LGBTIQ-inclusive Pride Cup matches after Queensland’s first was hailed a success last Saturday. The initiative sees footy teams don rainbow colours to celebrate inclusion and diversity in sport and send a message to LGBTIQ players and fans that they’re welcome and accepted. The Robina Roos …

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ALFW team Robina Roos toast the upcoming Pride Cup at their Gold Coast club

The Robina Roos’ AFLW team is getting ready to host Queensland’s first ever Pride Cup match this month to help fight homophobia in sport. The initiative sees footy teams don rainbow colours to celebrate inclusion and diversity in sport and send a message to LGBTIQ players and fans that they’re welcome and accepted. The inaugural …

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MP's Night Club Too Sexy

Gold Coast gay nightclub MP’s TOO SEXY Gold Coast gay nightclub MP’s has been ordered to remove two public posters after the advertising watchdog, Ad Standards, deemed the display too sexual. The ads, posted in the Orchid Avenue arcade, show two women dressed in lingerie with handcuffs and whips and a man in his underwear …

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Robina Roos

Queensland’s first AFL Pride Cup match will be held on the Gold Coast in July. The initiative sees footy teams don rainbow colours to celebrate inclusion and diversity in sport and send a message to LGBTIQ players and fans that they’re welcome and accepted. The inaugural Robina Roos women’s AFL team made their debut in …

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Anthony Callea

He is one of the most recognisable voices in the country, can deliver a power ballad like no other and has covered some of the most iconic songs in the world throughout his music career. From humble beginnings on Australian Idol, Anthony Callea has proven himself a force to be reckoned with, with a string …

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Southport police

Southport Police Station has raised its first rainbow flag on Thursday to mark this year’s International Day Against Homophobia, Biphobia and Transphobia (IDAHOBIT). IDAHOBIT is recognised internationally to raise awareness of discrimination and prejudice experienced by queer people and events are held to spread messages of acceptance and inclusion. May 17 is the date on …

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Tom Daley’s husband Dustin Lance Black has hit out at a Gold Coast supermarket he says wrongly accused him of shoplifting. The Oscar-winning screenwriter is in Australia to support his partner at the Commonwealth Games, and on Wednesday complained on Twitter that he’d been accused of stealing. “OMG! Was just stopped and accused of shoplifting …

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The organisers of the Gold Coast Commonwealth Games’ Australian-first “Pride House” have announced the timetable of events over the next two weeks. Modelled after a traditional “hospitality house” common at international sporting events, the Pride House will be hosted by the Surfers Paradise venue Rise Bar and Club until the Games wrap up on April 15. …

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