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Feb18

See you at Mardi Gras Fair Day!

POSTED ON // Saturday, 18 February 2017 Written by // Reg Domingo

See you at Mardi Gras Fair Day!

Thousands of revellers will be out in force this Sunday for Mardi Gras Fair Day, taking place at a brand new location at Camperdown Memorial Rest Park.

Feb17

QP Archive: 'Ken, Barbie, and… Trixie?', 2000

POSTED ON // Friday, 17 February 2017 Written by // Andrew Shaw

QP Archive: 'Ken, Barbie, and… Trixie?', 2000

If there’s one letter in our alphabet community overlooked when it comes to government funding, it’s the ‘T’. This issue’s Archive dates from 17 years ago, when a Brisbane drag identity teamed up with a transgender organisation to raise money with a doll.

Feb17

Where's Wally? This month he tells us 'A Tale of Two Ships'

POSTED ON // Friday, 17 February 2017 Written by // Andrew Shaw

Where's Wally? This month he tells us 'A Tale of Two Ships'

In answer to that perennial question ‘Where’s Wally?’, travel writer Wally Cowin takes us on a weekend cruise along the east coast, followed by a longer northern voyage to the colourful beauty of Papua New Guinea.

Feb17

Butch/Stud: Celebrating butch visibility and pride

POSTED ON // Friday, 17 February 2017 Written by // Cec Busby

Butch/Stud: Celebrating butch visibility and pride

Roll up the sleeve on your Bonds tee, grab your bovver boots and bring a bold attitude – a celebration of butch culture is landing at this year’s Mardi Gras Festival.

Feb17

Trump and the age of the ipinion

POSTED ON // Friday, 17 February 2017

Trump and the age of the ipinion

The shift to populist politics isn’t really about politics at all, says Richard Clarendon, it’s all down to a mutated species of opinion.

Feb16

Let Glitta Supernova guide you on an anarchic adults-only journey

POSTED ON // Thursday, 16 February 2017 Written by // Cec Busby

Let Glitta Supernova guide you on an anarchic adults-only journey

The personal is political for Glitta Supernova as she reveals all in her latest show Body Map, part of this year’s Mardi Gras Festival.

Feb15

Secrets and lies: The remarkable story of Harry Crawford

POSTED ON // Wednesday, 15 February 2017 Written by // Cec Busby

Secrets and lies: The remarkable story of Harry Crawford

Inspired by real events, The Trouble with Harry offers compelling viewing for anyone interested in the politics of gender in 19th Century Australia.

 

Feb14

Life in the Gayest Village - Anne E Stewart on Daylesford's queer history

POSTED ON // Tuesday, 14 February 2017

Life in the Gayest Village - Anne E Stewart on Daylesford's queer history

Award-winning storyteller Anne E Stewart takes us on an exploration of gay Daylesford and her ChillOut show, So Who Was the First Gay in the Village?

Feb13

Harbour City Bears and Bear Essentials come of age

POSTED ON // Monday, 13 February 2017 Written by // Reg Domingo

Harbour City Bears and Bear Essentials come of age

The Harbour City Bears celebrate a milestone this year – the club is turning 21 – and to mark the occasion, they’ve assembled a stellar line-up of events for their annual gathering, Bear Essentials.

Feb12

Mardi Gras Film Festival: Exploring the female gaze in ‘Below Her Mouth’

POSTED ON // Sunday, 12 February 2017 Written by // Cec Busby

Mardi Gras Film Festival: Exploring the female gaze in ‘Below Her Mouth’

Love and lust collide in the Mardi Gras Film Festival offering, Below Her Mouth, writes Cec Busby.