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Sydney councillor fined $2,500 in rainbow flag vilification case

Sydney councillor fined $2,500 in rainbow flag vilification case

Julie Passas, a councillor in the inner city Sydney suburb of Ashfield has been fined $2,500 after a court found she had vilified a gay neighbour when she complained about his rainbow flag. Passas, who serves on the Inner West Council and is a former Deputy Mayor asked her neighbour to remove his rainbow flag […]

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Anti-LGBT VP-elect Mike Pence’s neighbours hang Pride flags in protest

Anti-LGBT VP-elect Mike Pence’s neighbours hang Pride flags in protest

Republican Vice President-elect Mike Pence has been greeted in his temporary Washington DC home with rainbows as local residents aim to send the conservative a clear message. Pence is known for being a long-time opponent to LGBTI equality in the United States, advocating for conversion therapy, opposing the repeal of Don’t Ask Don’t Tell and […]

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Over 5000 sign petition to support gay Melbourne couple in flag row

Over 5000 sign petition to support gay Melbourne couple in flag row

An elderly couple in Melbourne have received a torrent of support after they were ordered to cease flying the rainbow flag from their balcony this week. Residents James Bellia (72) and Murray Sheldrick (78) were served a notice by the Melbourne Inner City Management Property Owners Corporation to remove the flag, threatening legal action should […]

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Xavier Rudd & The United Nations Are Returning

Xavier Rudd & The United Nations Are Returning

After a sold-out national tour in March, Xavier Rudd and The United Nations are returning to Australia to tour across the country. Xavier Rudd’s most recent album ‘Nanna’ was recorded with The United Nations, an eight piece band made up of talented musicians from different cultures. After performing to sold out crowds in Australia’s capital […]

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Curtin University Raises Rainbow Flag

Curtin University Raises Rainbow Flag

Curtin University today raised a rainbow flag on one of its main flagpoles in honour of LGBT Pride. Support Services Director Michelle Rogers said the flag was being raised to “show support for our LGBTI staff, students, colleagues and the wider community.” Curtin University is celebrating Pride in a number of ways: a rainbow pedestrian […]

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