“I’ve never needed to think about whether I should march against discrimination, or raise funds during the AIDS crisis, or open the first gay bookshop. Instinct has always kicked in and I have been able to just plunge.”
“It’s important to document our history. If we don’t do it, no-one else will”
Star Observer’s photographer has been nominated for an Honour Award.
As part of ‘fg’ — Star Observer’s festival guide for the 2016 Sydney Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras season — community members involved in six specific areas of our history shared their reflections on how far LGBTI rights have come, and the momentum needed to achieve full equality.
This week in photos saw some great snaps from Star Observer’s photographers. Here are our highlights.
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.