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A funeral service for Queensland man Matty Soppa will be held this Friday on the Sunshine Coast. Matty was well-known in the Queensland LGBTIQ community, working at Brisbane’s Sportsman Hotel as a bartender and dancer and at Fortitude Valley men’s venue Club 29. Friends are remembering Matty as a generous volunteer who gave his time …

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This year’s Sunshine Coast Pride Festival is almost here. Organised by volunteers from the Sunshine Coast Pride Network, this year’s free Fair Day event will be held on Saturday, April 28 at Quota Park in Nambour. The Sunshine Coast Pride Festival is in its 11th year and has a theme this year of “We Are …

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Organisers have announced that this year’s Sunshine Coast Pride Festival has been rescheduled for next month. The festival, organised by volunteers from the Sunshine Coast Pride Network, was to be held in late February but had to be postponed due to bad weather. Festival organisers have rescheduled the Fair Day event for Saturday, April 28 …

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Friday Night: Noosa Rainbow River Festival 2018 (Welcome Cocktails) Photos by Lesley Pantlin Saturday Night: Noosa Rainbow River Festival 2018 (Festival Extravaganza) Photos by Travis Macfarlane   Sunday: Noosa Rainbow River Festival 2018 (River Parade) Photos by Kayla Byles

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Underground Opera is the brainchild of Bruce Edwards, a vocal enthusiast with a mining background who produces concerts in unique intimate spaces—mainly subterranean. He’s Underground Opera’s producer. “But I probably refer to myself more as a professional gambler,” he chuckles. The company’s next performance with be at Sunshine Castle, Bli Bli, March 24 to 26. …

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Noosa will again be bringing the queens back to Queensland and turning up the volume on the post-Mardi Gras party scene with the third Noosa Rainbow River Festival this weekend. The festival is an LGBTI event open to all, running from Friday, March 16 to Sunday March 18. Partygoers will celebrate with a weekend of …

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A Sunshine Coast woman with terminal cancer and her partner have been revealed as the first Australian same-sex couple to legally marry. The marriage between Jo Grant and Jill Kindt was held on December 15 and was allowed to proceed without the usual 30-day waiting period because Jo was terminally ill with a rare form …

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The organisers of the Sunshine Coast Pride Festival have announced they are postponing their Fair Day event that was to go ahead this weekend. Revellers were to gather at Quota Park in Nambour this Saturday (February 24), but the event won’t go ahead due to bad weather. “After our Pride Festival Safety Meeting it is …

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Gay couples across Queensland have begun planning their weddings, the first of which are set to begin in early January.

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Australian small businesses are set to share in a multi-million dollar same-sex wedding boom, an economist says. ANZ senior economist Cherelle Murphy said the economic benefits of marriage equality related to weddings alone could be $650 million in the first 12 months. According to the 2016 Census, there were nearly 47,000 same-sex couples living together …

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