The rainbow link: Get to understand these 13 LGBTQIA+ pleasant services on the Gold Coast

GC Rainbow Communities Gold Coast Rainbow Communities is a not-for-profit LGBTIQA+ Incorporated community organisation on the Gold Coast. Their purpose is to place on quality queer neighborhood occasions consisting of sporting activities, day trips, barbeques, book clubs, and also events. They’re possibly best understood for being the very hard-working group behind Gold Coast Pride, which just had its 3rd year at Macintosh Island. The work done by this team has actually been instrumental in linking and supplying assistance to the queer neighborhood on the Gold Coast, so be sure to support them back.


While not specifically an LGBTQIA+ venue, Retros brings all the cheese, colour, pop, as well as dancefloor fun that you can anticipate at several a gay club. It’s a location where tracks from the insane 80s are shrieking, tracks from the naughty 90s are pumping, as well as songs from the early 2000s teleport you back in time. The location has a tendency to draw a chunk of the dance-loving gay area its way on numerous Friday as well as Saturday evenings, ready to strike the dancefloor with style.

Squirrel House

Squirrel House is a national, multi-service firm that deals with all points public relations, occasions, media, and also advertising. If there’s a glittery, buzz-driven event happening on the Gold Coast, it’s a quite winner that Squirrel House has actually had some type of hand in it. Run with panache by finger-on-the-pulse Director Andrew Meadowcroft, Squirrel has actually operated the Gold Coast for over 15 years and has actually been the drive behind several of our city’s most exciting activations.

A popular department of Squirrel House is gcVIP, a well established electronic presence covering all the most effective social events on the Gold Coast. You’ll frequently locate Andrew as well as his husband Cam utterly stylish from head to toe, joining the that’s who of Gold Coast’s the upper class at numerous gcVIP events across the city.

“Some of the fantastic organizations l have actually launched and also still stand for include BLEACH * Festival, Cali Beach, The Oasis Shopping Centre, Perry Cross Foundation, Porsche Centre Gold Coast, D’Arcy Arms Irish Pub, Surfers Pavilion, Little Truffle, as well as many more,” claims Andrew.

“20 years back was a time when being gay can influence you getting that ideal work or touchdown a new represent your business, as there were still some deep divisions and subtle discrimination that existed in our city,” he proceeds.

“I think as time has actually progressed, the Gold Coast captured up in understanding that becoming part of the area has no reflection on that you are in a professional capability. Becoming part of the LGBTQIA+ community is now not the main concentrate on you as an individual, however simply a component of you and also need to constantly be valued.

“I am really happy to have seen the favorable development in our city over the last 20 years.”