Throughout June, the world celebrated the LGBTIQ+ Pride, and Australia is not the exception.

While metro areas like Sydney and Melbourne are well known to accept the LGBTIQ+ community, some regional areas don’t have this luxury, and it’s more challenging because of the discrimination the community faces.

This month, the Queensland town of Gympie celebrated its first Pride.

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Produced By: Eduardo Jordan

Featured In Story: Anna Brennan – comedian and event organiser

First aired on The Wire, Tuesday 27 June 2023