Articles tagged with: Archive

Feb16

QP Archive: AIDS fundraiser at the Blind Hall circa 1992

POSTED ON // Tuesday, 16 February 2016 Written by // Andrew Shaw

QP Archive: AIDS fundraiser at the Blind Hall circa 1992

John Kerr is the originator of the CWC (Citizens Welfare Club) drag shows that continue to this day in Brisbane. He shares his thoughts about the early days of this HIV/AIDS fundraiser. 

Dec04

QP Archive: Big Business comes out for the gays, 1995

POSTED ON // Friday, 04 December 2015 Written by // Andrew Shaw

QP Archive: Big Business comes out for the gays, 1995

In the mid-nineties Telstra launched a series of print advertisements targeting the gay and lesbian community with the phrase ‘So glad you’re there’.

Sep06

QP Archive: Battery hens, make-up and equality

POSTED ON // Sunday, 06 September 2015 Written by // Andrew Shaw

QP Archive: Battery hens, make-up and equality

In February 2000, Democrats Senator Andrew Bartlett made the front page of QP with his support of gay rights. 

Aug07

QP Archive: The Die-in on Charlotte Street

POSTED ON // Friday, 07 August 2015 Written by // Andrew Shaw

QP Archive: The Die-in on Charlotte Street

It already seems like a different era, but the 2012 Newman Government cuts to sexual health services prompted protests from health professionals and the LGBTI community.