The Metropolitan Community Church in Sydney this year celebrated its 40th anniversary, at a time when LGBTI communities themselves face uncertainty. Benjamin Riley asks what a future of increasing social acceptance might hold for a church that began as a refuge for gay and lesbian Christians excluded from their faith.
Since its traumatic origins in August 1985, during the early years of the HIV and AIDS crisis, ACON has evolved into a dynamic and multifaceted health promotion organisation. With the end of HIV transmissions now in sight, it is still an essential and enduring part of NSW’s health sector.
SYDNEY’s annual Aurora Ball raised more than $70,000 for LGBTI community groups last weekend. Held at Sydney Town Hall, the fairy tale-themed “Once Upon a Time” …
If you’re a gay Asian male, there’s a good chance you’ve wondered about the “panda in the room” — the theory of people treating you differently just because of your appearance. With this question in mind, Edison Chen sets out to ask fellow gay Asian-Australians about their dating experiences in order to understand the stereotypes and commonalities that impact us all.
With a classical music career spanning three decades, multiple ARIAs and being honoured with the Officer of the Order of Australia, Paul Dyer is one of Australia’s most decorated people in the arts. The Artistic Director of the Australian Brandenburg Orchestra sat down with Elias Jahshan to share his career highlights, and how being gay has never hindered his success.