Articles tagged with: Sydney

Mar10

Myths around HIV being a ‘gay man’s disease’ persist, as one Sydney woman discovered

POSTED ON // Friday, 10 March 2017 Written by // Andrew Shaw

Myths around HIV being a ‘gay man’s disease’ persist, as one Sydney woman discovered

Five years ago, Abby Landy felt ill and was breaking out in cold sores, and a former lover had sent her an ominous text: “I hope you remember me forever”.

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.

Jan08

Good riddance Shan Ju Lin, the One Nation candidate who said ‘gays need treatment’

POSTED ON // Sunday, 08 January 2017 Written by // Reg Domingo

Good riddance Shan Ju Lin, the One Nation candidate who said ‘gays need treatment’

One Nation candidate Shan Ju Lin has been dumped by her party for making homophobic statements on social media.

Jan03

Queering Sydney Festival: Here are our top queer picks in 2017

POSTED ON // Tuesday, 03 January 2017 Written by // Cec Busby

Queering Sydney Festival: Here are our top queer picks in 2017

Emerging artists and established queer favourites rub shoulders at Sydney Festival. Check out these queer-flavoured shows in 2017. 

Dec19

Sydney’s pop-up Bear Bar returns for Mardi Gras

POSTED ON // Monday, 19 December 2016 Written by // Gay Life Team

Sydney’s pop-up Bear Bar returns for Mardi Gras

Bear Bar, the pop-up for bears and their friends, is back in time for Mardi Gras bigger than ever with a packed entertainment line-up.

Nov21

Let's celebrate 25 years of Polly’s Follies! Ahoya!

POSTED ON // Monday, 21 November 2016 Written by // Colleen Windsor

Let's celebrate 25 years of Polly’s Follies! Ahoya!

Twenty-five years on, Polly’s Follies continues to provide emerging drag queens a platform to perform, experiment and hone their craft. Colleen Windsor pays tribute to this long-standing institution and its iconic hostess, Polly Petrie.

Oct03

Supersize your summer: Honey goes monthly

POSTED ON // Monday, 03 October 2016

Supersize your summer: Honey goes monthly

Honey, the circuit party for Bears is going monthly in Sydney!

Oct02

Review: Hidden Sydney - The Glittering Mile

POSTED ON // Sunday, 02 October 2016 Written by // Veronica Hannon

Review: Hidden Sydney - The Glittering Mile

At the last bar standing in Bayswater Road, Kings Cross, (or maybe we're down to the last three), a new cabaret is celebrating the suburb's colourful history, before we forget it had any colour at all. Or as one well-known local identity put it on opening night, before "the only way we can experience what was great about the Cross is in a fucking museum".

Sep29

SBS shines spotlight on gay hate crimes

POSTED ON // Thursday, 29 September 2016 Written by // Cec Busby

SBS shines spotlight on gay hate crimes

SBS will kick off a network event this week when it premieres Deep Water, a drama loosely based on the gay hate crimes which took place across Sydney's eastern suburbs and northern beaches in the 80s and 90s.

 

May12

Liberal party announce openly gay indigenous candidate for Sydney

POSTED ON // Thursday, 12 May 2016 Written by // Cec Busby

Liberal party announce openly gay indigenous candidate for Sydney

The Liberal party has announced Geoffrey Winters an openly gay indigenous man is their pick to face off against Deputy Labor leader Tanya Plibersek for the seat of Sydney in the upcoming Federal election.