Austin famously suggested that gay rights demonstrations should become a street party, leading to the first Mardi Gras in 1978.
“Australians love Magda and Magda loves Australia, and despite last year being a tough year for her, Magda shared her strength in a way that inspired others to do the same.”
“Their contribution to our community has been literally life-saving and it’s particularly timely to acknowledge their collective achievements.”
Roughly 50 young people from rural and regional areas across the state will attend the camp.
Now the plebiscite is dead advocates want to push for a free vote in parliament
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.