The Sydney Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras festival is more than just a party and parade. It’s an annual celebration of Australian LGBTI community pride and diversity, and one of the biggest celebrations of its kind in the world. In the March edition of the Star Observer, political leaders who represent the areas where the iconic parade takes place have their say about issues that face the community in the year ahead. Here’s Sydney state independent MP Alex Greenwich.
Homophobic acts, including verbal abuse, failed to dampen the spirits of participants at Saturday’s Rainbow Run.
A packed public gallery burst into applause as the NSW Government apologised to the 78ers.
LGBTI parenting is on the rise and an upcoming panel discussion will cover the ins and outs of the issue as part of Sydney Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras’ Queer Thinking series.
3700 people in NSW being eligible to receive PrEP by early 2016 will not only reduce new HIV transmissions but should also pressure the rest of Australia to follow suit.
A new guide has been created for high school teachers aimed at making sexual and gender diverse awareness and inclusivity part of the national curriculum.