“History has been written and constructed in ways that hide, erase, silence, obscure, and bury evidence of transgender lives.”
The statistic was part of a larger diversity study on all of our drama series over the past five years.
An estimated 100,000 people headed down to Melbourne’s Alexandra Gardens yesterday for Midsumma Carnival, where the LGBTI community came together with rainbows, sequins, and glitter to celebrate the city’s rich diversity.
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.
“Doing a dirty” on Sydney Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras, a former Play School star, a genderless beauty pageant and of course, Carlotta. These are just a few of the many highlights looking to wow audiences during this year’s Brisbane MELT queer arts festival.
Australian icon Carlotta and former David Jones CEO Paul Zahra have been announced as champions of the upcoming Midsumma Festival in Melbourne.
Art galleries and bookshops are currently awash with images of gay people in various states of undress. Benedict Brook finds out why someone would choose to take their clothes off for public consumption, explores the motivations of those behind the lens and asks where all the images of lesbians are.