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Van Dykes: Connections, Camping & Community

Being an avid road-tripper and aspirational Van owner, I was pretty excited when I came across the newly formed Van Dyke group on Facebook. I joined with the intention of buying a camper in the near future and promptly forgot about it until fate stepped in a few short weeks later and ‘forced’ me to […]

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M Clinic to introduce fee for some appointments from October 2018

M Clinic to introduce fee for some appointments from October 2018

From the 29th October 2018, M Clinic will be introducing a fee of $15 for some appointments. The fee will be waived for clients that meet the criteria for low income, including healthcare card holders, students, pensioners and people with an income of less than $30,000 per year. Why is M Clinic introducing a fee? […]

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Nominations open for the 2019 Australian LGBTI Awards

Nominations open for the 2019 Australian LGBTI Awards

Nominations for the 2019 Australian LGBTI Awards are now open. The awards will be handed out at an exclusive black-tie event in Sydney on Friday 11th March 2019. The Australian LGBTI Awards are designed to showcase individuals and organisations that have demonstrated an outstanding commitment to the LGBTI community. This year QANTAS boss Alan Joyce, […]

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Adelaide: Get ready for the Feast Festival Quiz night

Adelaide: Get ready for the Feast Festival Quiz night

The annual Feast Festival Quiz Night is one of the Adelaide based festival’s big fundraising events and South Australian readers are encouraged to get a table together for the big event. This year Margie Fischer who will be the MC and Quizmaster for the evening. Margie will be resplendent in one of her many Lurex […]

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Community radio station RTRFM launches its annual Radiothon

Community radio station RTRFM launches its annual Radiothon

Local community radio station RTRFM has launched its annual Radiothon, the yearly appeal for subscribers which keeps the station operating for another twelve months. The annual subscriber drive returns from August 10 – 19. This year RTRFM’s presenters, volunteers and staff are calling on their listeners and supporters to ‘Choose Your Own Adventure’. “When you chose to […]

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Have you got a story tell? Funding grants available to help

Have you got a story tell? Funding grants available to help

Have you got a story about diversity to tell? Giving circle The Channel have four grants of $2,500 to award to people who have interesting stories to share about diversity within the queer community. There’s looking for projects that are willing to agitate and push for change, are smaller and community-led, take an inter-sectional approach, […]

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Could Sydney’s iconic Midnight Shift make a return?

Could Sydney’s iconic Midnight Shift make a return?

Sydney’s queer nightlife scene has been through some tough times in the last few years with several LGBTI venues closing their doors. The state’s tough lock-out laws have been blamed for the downturn in business that made it too hard for some venue’s to keep operating. There may be some good news though, The Midnight […]

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Catching Up with Mr Gay World – Jordan Bruno

Jordan Bruno came to public prominence as a contestant on the popular TV show My Kitchen Rules. Working alongside his mother Anna, the pair made it through to the show’s semi-finals. Since then Jordan has released a charity cooking book, been an outspoken advocate for marriage equality and launched his own cooking school. His latest […]

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Stonewall – the tipping point for LGBTI rights

Stonewall – the tipping point for LGBTI rights

If there’s a spot LGBTI people most make a pilgrimage to it’s 53 Christopher Street in New York’s Greenwich Village. Here lies the Stonewall Inn, it’s one of several LGBTI venues in the area, but none of the others have the historic importance of Stonewall. It was here, that on this day, forty nine years […]

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Stonewall and Mardi Gras: Are they still relevant?

Stonewall and Mardi Gras: Are they still relevant?

As we come to the anniversary of the Stonewall riots nearly half a century ago on the 28th of June 1969, some may well wonder is it still relevant to commemorate these events so long ago? With this date looming (and my first attendance at an Australian gay wedding) in a few days’ time, (a change from it […]

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