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LGBTIQ+ advocates disappointed with Labor conference outcomes

LGBTIQ+ advocates disappointed with Labor conference outcomes

Rights advocates say Labor’s national conference has improved its LGBTIQ platform but failed to include key reforms, relegating them to the status of resolutions. The draft national platform submitted to Labor’s national conference at the end of March erased many of the LGBTIQ commitments from previous platforms. After lobbying from just.equal and Rainbow Labor it […]

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Bibliophile | ‘Sunburnt Veils’ explores prevalence of racism in elite institutions

Sunburnt Veils by Sara Haghdoosti Wakefield Press Tara received a good bye hug from her mother as she left for her first day Sydney University, but she missed the traditional Iranian first day blessing that she would have received from her grandmother who had died the previous year. Having failed to get the ATAR required […]

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The Australian Lesbian Medical Association have research grant on offer

The Australian Lesbian Medical Association have research grant on offer

The Australian Lesbian Medical Association has announced that their 2021 funding round of research grants to the total value of $20,000 over two years has been extended to the 25th June. The aim of the grant is to support research projects that will improve the health and wellbeing of Australian lesbian and same-sex attracted women […]

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Sydney celebrates with a Covid-safe Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras

Sydney celebrates with a Covid-safe Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras

The Sydney Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras Parade took over the Sydney Cricket Ground last night in a dazzling display of self-expression, proving that not even a global pandemic can stop LGBTQI+ communities rising together in pride and passion. A stadium crowd of 36,000 spectators cheered on as 5,000 marchers, from over 120 parade entries, […]

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Religion and sexuality clash in Ladyhawke and Broods’ ‘Guilty Love’

Religion and sexuality clash in Ladyhawke and Broods’ ‘Guilty Love’

One of our favourite music makers Ladyhawke (‘Pip’ Brown) returns with the new single and video for Guilty Love featuring BROODS. It’s the first single from Ladyhawke’s anticipated new album due for release later this year. It comes hot on the heels of her successful River single which saw her collaborate with PNAU. Pip says […]

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Have you ever watched the TV series ‘My So-Called Life’?

Have you ever watched the TV series ‘My So-Called Life’?

Have you ever watched the 90s TV series My So-Called Life? The show’s just been added to Disney’s new add-on subscription service Disney Star, giving a whole new generation of people a chance to see the groundbreaking series. The show only ran for one season from 1994 to 1995, but it was critically acclaimed and developed a […]

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Liberal MP Nicolle Flint announces she’s leaving politics

Liberal MP Nicolle Flint announces she’s leaving politics

South Australian Liberal MP Nicolle Flint has announced she’s quitting politics and will not stand at the next federal election. Flint declared that she would not recontest her seat of Boothby and would be bowing out of politics. During her time in parliament Flint has faced a barrage of sexist and demeaning commentary, memorably making […]

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Pride Queer Film Festival announces full 2021 program

Pride Queer Film Festival announces full 2021 program

The Pride Queer Film Festival will be returning from 3rd – 9th March 2021, and they’ve just announced their massive line up of films. With support from Film Freeway, and a range of independent film makers, the festival will be screening 6 feature films and 42 short films. These films will showcase the very best […]

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Equal Voices welcome Pope Francis’ comments supporting civil unions

Equal Voices welcome Pope Francis’ comments supporting civil unions

Equal Voices, an Australian ecumenical network supporting justice and inclusion of LGBTIQA+ people in church and civil society, has welcomed Pope Francis’ comments in the documentary, Francesco, that support the rights of LGBT people. “Homosexuals have a right to be a part of the family. They are children of God and have a right to […]

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‘All Things Queer’ celebrates International Lesbian Day on RTRFM

‘All Things Queer’ celebrates International Lesbian Day on RTRFM

October 8th is International Lesbian Day, a day to celebrate lesbian culture, promote lesbian visibility and show solidary with everyone who identifies with the L in LGBTQIA+. Yesterday, the team at RTRFM’s All Things Queer program celebrated early, with hosts Bella Broadway and our co-editor Leigh Andrew Hill. As Bella said on the program, we’re not exactly […]

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