This month the Star Observer’s regular spotlight on community champions falls on Rowland Thomson and Crusader Hillis, whose Hares and Hyenas store has become an icon for Melbourne’s LGBTI community. Matthew Wade reports.
In 2014, Anna Brown was awarded the highest honour in a Victorian LGBTI community awards ceremony for her work in legal advocacy and reform. In the Star Observer’s regular segment of notable coming out stories, Brown reveals to Matthew Wade that her experience was not defined by labels.
GIVEN that the first refugees from Nauru have recently been resettled in Cambodia, and it is possible that LGBTI refugees will be resettled there in …
In every monthly issue of the Star Observer, we take a look at a champion of the LGBTI community. This month, Benedict Brook spoke to a Canberra psychologist whose work with trans people has bolstered self-esteem, reunited families and even saved lives.
Earlier this year, former Victorian Aussie Rules footballer Lachlan Beaton’s emotional YouTube please for equality went viral. In the Star Observer’s regular look at notable coming out stories, Beaton tells Benedict Brook the untold story of the fellow player who gave him the courage to finally be himself.
Alan Joyce is arguably the most prominent corporate voice in the marriage equality campaign. The Qantas chief executive talks to Benedict Brook about coming out, the passion his partner has for equality and what he thinks of the arguments of those against marriage equality.
Just ahead of the general release of her documentary about the lives of young people in same-sex parent households, David Alexander spoke with Gayby Baby director Maya Newell about her inspiration, the powerful voices delivering the films message and the backlash it faced.