National

Mar02

Malcolm Turnbull too busy for Mardi Gras

POSTED ON // Thursday, 02 March 2017 Written by // Cec Busby

Malcolm Turnbull too busy for Mardi Gras

The Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull has announced he wont be attending this year’s Mardi Gras Parade, ending speculation as to whether the once popular PM would make an appearance.

Mar02

LGBTI advocates call for Civil Unions in WA ahead of the election

POSTED ON // Thursday, 02 March 2017 Written by // Cec Busby

LGBTI advocates call for Civil Unions in WA ahead of the election

LGBTI advocates in WA are calling for all parties to support a civil union scheme for same-sex couples in the lead up to the next state election.

Mar02

Our inaugural Queers of Daylesford - Sam O'Connor

POSTED ON // Thursday, 02 March 2017

Our inaugural Queers of Daylesford - Sam O'Connor

This month ahead of ChillOut, we meet our first ever Queers of Daylesford representative, local Sam O'Connor.

 

Feb28

Holden unveils Rainbow Ute for Mardi Gras

POSTED ON // Tuesday, 28 February 2017 Written by // Cec Busby

Holden unveils Rainbow Ute for Mardi Gras

Holden have come on board as a sponsor for this year’s Mardi Gras and have announced the move to the general public by proudly displaying a photo of a rainbow ute on their Facebook page.

Feb28

Advocates defend rainbow flags in public spaces following Eric Abetz attack

POSTED ON // Tuesday, 28 February 2017 Written by // Cec Busby

Advocates defend rainbow flags in public spaces following Eric Abetz attack

Advocates have rallied behind Commonwealth government and state agencies who are flying the rainbow flag as a symbol of LGBTI pride, following a bizarre attack by Liberal Senator Eric Abetz.

Feb28

Keep Sydney Open float recalls Oxford Street’s heydays

POSTED ON // Tuesday, 28 February 2017 Written by // Cec Busby

Keep Sydney Open float recalls Oxford Street’s heydays

Dancers, drag queens and Oxford Street of days-gone-by are the centrepiece for a new float participant in this year’s Mardi Gras Parade.

Feb27

Politics in the Pub talks marriage equality

POSTED ON // Monday, 27 February 2017 Written by // Cec Busby

Politics in the Pub talks marriage equality

Get ready to hear from the big guns as the  Equality Campaign plays host to a  ‘Politics in the Pub’ event this Tuesday to unpack the current landscape around marriage equality.

Feb27

Sex, drugs, gay men (and a ‘fag-hag’)

POSTED ON // Monday, 27 February 2017 Written by // Rachel Cook

Sex, drugs, gay men (and a ‘fag-hag’)

The acclaimed play, The Chemsex Monologues, will hit Adelaide Fringe in 2017. Rachel Cook spoke with director Luke Davies about the show which tackles the phenomenon of chemsex.

Feb24

City of Sydney says Yes to Love for Mardi Gras

POSTED ON // Friday, 24 February 2017 Written by // Cec Busby

City of Sydney says Yes to Love for Mardi Gras

The City of Sydney will add their support to the marriage equality campaign by marching in a specially designed Say Yes to Love float at this year’s Mardi Gras parade.

Feb24

VAC launch Be-Longing for it

POSTED ON // Friday, 24 February 2017 Written by // Cec Busby

VAC launch Be-Longing for it

Victorian AIDS Council (VAC) have launched a new digital storytelling project exploring the use of meth amongst gya, bi and queer men.