Today the National Museum of Australia opens its exhibition of items that represent the work of state and territory nominees for Australian of the Year 2015. Tasmanian Australian of the Year, Rodney Croome, explains the badge he chose to represent his work as a gay rights advocate.
Deep within the social media universe, a well-known drag identity from the 90s has made a comeback — and she’s more political than ever. Here, Pauline Pantsdown writes exclusively about her viral 2014 campaigns and how to make “clicktivism” work for our community.
So, my partner and I just moved into our own place — and it’s (high octave) a pretty big deal. Not least because I was …
In light of the November 29 Victorian state election, whereby the Labor Party emerged as victors, Corey Irlam explains how their range of LGBTI policies and election promises could potentially change Victoria’s LGBTI community — should those promises be met — and highlights issues that should not be overlooked.
LGBTI rights have always been part of the Australian Greens’ political platform, and it’s no different for its Victorian branch. Sue Pennicuik, the current LGBTI affairs spokesperson for the Victorian Greens, explains why and how her party will continue to advocate for LGBTI equality after Saturday’s election day.
Neil Pharaoh is one of the only openly-gay candidates running for a seat in Victorian Parliament’s lower house, contesting in the electorate of LGBTI-centric Prahran as a member of Labor. Here, he explains why the state-wide LGBTI community would benefit from having an MP such as him, and a Labor government that consists of a dedicated Equality Minister.
Prahran state Liberal MP Clem Newton-Brown has represented his traditionally LGBTI-centric electorate since 2011. Here, he lists his achievements for the LGBTI community, and explains why he should be re-elected not just to represent Prahran, but also to be a voice or the wider Victorian LGBTI community in the Coalition party.