With the 2016 Midsumma Festival almost upon us, festival director Tennille Moisel spoke with the Star Observer and cherry-picked her highlights in this year’s program.
To kick of Midsumma Festival’s social events calendar, Melbourne’s largest synagogue will hold a Pride Shabbat service celebrating the local Jewish LGBTI community.
Community members have been meeting with Jill Hennessy’s team to discuss the Victorian Government’s next steps around PrEP, with a recent meeting indicating she is in favour of expanding the trial.
While many other countries around the world have embraced marriage equality, Australia is still falling behind. In response, a short film has been made in the push for marriage equality this year.
Following the recent decision to expand NSW’s PrEP trial, Victorian politicians and advocates have called on Premier Daniel Andrews and Health Minister Jill Hennessy to follow suit.
Australians can play a new LGBT-themed game inspired by pride marches before the rest of the world, with Atari test-launching it here before its worldwide release.
The Victoria Greens have announced a draft bill that seeks to improve the protection and rights of LGBTI people, and are now hoping to consult with the community.
Australian icon Carlotta and former David Jones CEO Paul Zahra have been announced as champions of the upcoming Midsumma Festival in Melbourne.
After being amended by the upper house and sent back to the lower house, the adoption equality bill has passed Victorian Parliament and will be finally legislated.