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Protests against Katherine Deves announced for Sydney

Protests against Katherine Deves announced for Sydney

Sydney based LGBTIQA+ rights group Community Action for Rainbow Rights has announced it will hold a snap action protest against the Liberal candidate for Warringah Katherine Deves. Deves has dominated the headlines since she was announced as the party’s candidate for Warringah just over a fortnight ago. The co-founder of Save Women’s Sport Australasia has […]

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NSW Special Commission of Inquiry to investigate historic gay hate crimes

NSW Special Commission of Inquiry to investigate historic gay hate crimes

The NSW Government has announced that it will establish a Special Commission of Inquiry into LGBTIQ Hate Crimes, with the Honourable Justice John Sackar as Commissioner to lead the Inquiry. The decision to establish a judicial inquiry was first announced in November last year, following the publication of a damning parliamentary report released mid-2021. Premier Domonic […]

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Liberals endorse Katherine Deves as candidate for Warringah

Liberals endorse Katherine Deves as candidate for Warringah

Katherine Deves, the founder of Save Women’s Sport has been endorsed by the Liberal party to be their candidate for the New South Wales seat of Warringah at the federal election. Deves is among nine candidates announced today by the party. Preselection in the New South Wales division was taken over by a three person […]

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Join in the 44th Sydney Mardi Gras parade on ABC this weekend

Join in the 44th Sydney Mardi Gras parade on ABC this weekend

Sydney Mardi Gras is about to kick into full swing, with the program’s main events lighting up Sydney this weekend. The 44th annual (sold-out) parade will be bringing LGBTQIA+ communities together to fly their flags at the Sydney Cricket Ground (SCG), led by 78ers, First Nations communities and Dykes on Bikes. The parade will also […]

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Rodney Croome: What is the Sydney Hindrance?

Rodney Croome: What is the Sydney Hindrance?

OPINION: Rodney Croome AM is a long-time LGBTIQ+ advocate I recently wrote an article in which I referred to “the Sydney Disease” holding Australia back on LGBTIQ+ human rights. Because some people in Sydney took issue with what I wrote I appreciate this opportunity to clarify. Offense was taken by the word “disease” so I’ll […]

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ABC announce their presenter team for Mardi Gras 2022

ABC announce their presenter team for Mardi Gras 2022

The ABC has announced a diverse and talented family of presenters will host the 44th Sydney Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras in an unforgettable evening celebrating community and pride, live from the Sydney Cricket Ground. TV journalist and presenter Hamish Macdonald will be joined by ABCQueer’s Mon Schafter and comedian Steven Oliver in anchoring the parade. […]

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Teena McQueen: The Mardi Gras only goes up Oxford Street

Teena McQueen: The Mardi Gras only goes up Oxford Street

Liberal party Vice President Teena McQueen has called on the party to back conservative members over moderates in seats which have not yet locked in candidates for the upcoming federal election. McQueen’s message to party members focused in on support for LGBTIQA+ people. “The lefties in the party have to understand that the Mardi Gras […]

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Sydney’s Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras returns to Sydney Cricket Ground

Sydney’s Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras returns to Sydney Cricket Ground

The Sydney Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras will be returning to the Sydney Cricket Ground in 2022 due to the ongoing effects of Covid-19. Organisers have locked in the dates for the 2022 celebrations with the festival running from 18th February through to the 6th March 2022. The iconic parade will take place on Saturday […]

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Arrest made over the 1987 murder of Raymond Keam

Arrest made over the 1987 murder of Raymond Keam

An elderly Victorian man has been arrested over the cold-case murder of Sydney man Raymond Keam. Kean, who was 43 at the time of his death, was found in Alison Park in Randwick in January of 1987. Police allege his murder was a gay-hate crime based on a false perception of his sexual orientation. Police […]

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Sydney man jailed for 20 months over Mardi Gras night assaults

Sydney man jailed for 20 months over Mardi Gras night assaults

Sydney man, Jesse Mackenzie, has been sentenced to 20 months in prison over the bashing of two teenage girls that occurred on the night of the 2021 Sydney Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras. The 29 year-old man was one of three men charged over the incident. He pleaded guilty to affray according to the ABC. […]

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