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Feb07

Colours of Our Community: Markham Lane’s 10-year retrospective celebrates LGBTI Sydney

POSTED ON // Tuesday, 07 February 2017 Written by // Reg Domingo

Colours of Our Community: Markham Lane’s 10-year retrospective celebrates LGBTI Sydney

As part of this year’s Mardi Gras Festival, Markham Lane is presenting a 10-year retrospective of photographic works, showcasing the diversity of Sydney’s LGBTI communities. Ahead of its launch, he speaks with Reg Domingo.

Feb07

Karaoke Climb: Sing your favourite hits atop the Sydney Harbour Bridge

POSTED ON // Tuesday, 07 February 2017 Written by // Samuel Leighton-Dore

Karaoke Climb: Sing your favourite hits atop the Sydney Harbour Bridge

In celebration of Mardi Gras, BridgeClimb Sydney is camping it up with a special sing-along edition. Samuel Leighton-Dore takes his partner along to a Karaoke Climb.

Feb06

Tiernan Brady on how The Equality Campaign could finally deliver marriage equality

POSTED ON // Monday, 06 February 2017

Tiernan Brady on how The Equality Campaign could finally deliver marriage equality

Tiernan Brady, the Director of Australians for Equality and one of the key figures in successfully bringing marriage equality to Ireland takes us through The Equality Campaign.

Jan31

To come out or not to come out in showbiz? That is the question in 'The Little Dog Laughed'

POSTED ON // Tuesday, 31 January 2017 Written by // Cec Busby

To come out or not to come out in showbiz? That is the question in 'The Little Dog Laughed'

SYDNEY: New Theatre’s Mardi Gras Festival offering The Little Dog Laughed explores the double standards in show business and the lengths people go through to protect their image and interests when under the spotlight – and they’re themes that are all too familiar for its stars. By Cec Busby.

Jan27

Looking to the Horizon at Midsumma 2017

POSTED ON // Friday, 27 January 2017 Written by // Rachel Cook

Looking to the Horizon at Midsumma 2017

We spoke to artist Alison Bennett about Midsumma’s new signature event, Horizon, which will close the festival on Saturday February 4 at Testing Grounds. This free event was curated by Bennett and Midsumma Program Manager Daniel Santangeli.

Jan26

Opening up to the richness of Indigenous queer communities

POSTED ON // Thursday, 26 January 2017 Written by // Rachel Cook

Opening up to the richness of Indigenous queer communities

Colouring the Rainbow- Blak Queer and Trans Perspectives: Life Stories and Essays by First Nations People of Australia is an important book for all LGBTIQ Australians. Rachel Cook speaks with the book’s editor, Dino Hodge, about how we could all benefit from the richness of these stories.

Jan25

LUSH Valentine’s Day campaign strikes a pose for equal love

POSTED ON // Wednesday, 25 January 2017 Written by // Cec Busby

LUSH Valentine’s Day campaign strikes a pose for equal love

LUSH Cosmetics have long been supporters of marriage equality and this month the brand will launch its latest campaign for Valentine’s Day and a gay couple from New Zealand are at its heart.

Jan24

After 12 years, Sydney Gay and Lesbian Choir music director Sarah Penicka-Smith takes a bow

POSTED ON // Tuesday, 24 January 2017 Written by // Reg Domingo

After 12 years, Sydney Gay and Lesbian Choir music director Sarah Penicka-Smith takes a bow

The Sydney Gay & Lesbian Choir’s (SGLC) long-time music director, Dr Sarah Penicka-Smith, is stepping down after more than a decade in the top job.

Jan23

What was queer life like before mobile phones and sexting?

POSTED ON // Monday, 23 January 2017

What was queer life like before mobile phones and sexting?

Writer and comedian Jules Wilkinson gives us a hilarious insight to her show about telephones,Walkmans, overhead projectors and Super Nintendo, Technostalagia.

Jan18

‘For many of us, George Michael was our first safe space’

POSTED ON // Wednesday, 18 January 2017 Written by // Reg Domingo

‘For many of us, George Michael was our first safe space’

DJ Jonny Seymour cites George Michael’s contribution to the world of music and gay culture as his reasons behind his colourful tribute to the late musician.