C.Moore Hardy has spoken out publicly about Sydney Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras’ decision to not allow her full access to the Mardi Gras Parade tomorrow night.
The latest monthly ‘Throwback’ instalment goes back to when the Southern Star, the former name of Star Observer in Melbourne, covered Pride March Victoria in 2009.
Since its traumatic origins in August 1985, during the early years of the HIV and AIDS crisis, ACON has evolved into a dynamic and multifaceted health promotion organisation. With the end of HIV transmissions now in sight, it is still an essential and enduring part of NSW’s health sector.
The Sydney Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras may be one of the largest LGBTI pride events in the world, but before the iconic parties and parade came along, it was a very different scenario. History buff Graham Willett examines its evolution since its birth in 1978.
In this week’s edition of Throwback Thursday, the Star Observer raided its archives and found a 1991 front page that somewhat coincides with Sydney Lord Mayor Clover Moore’s 10-year anniversary in local politics.
In this week’s Throwback Thursday special, we take a look at when laws in Tasmania finally made being gay no longer a criminal offence.
Leading museums have said they would be unwilling to store historical LGBTI artefacts without taking on permanent custodianship of them, throwing the latest plans by Sydney Council into doubt.
Last week, NSW marked 30 years since State Parliament passed a bill to decriminalise homosexuality, making it the 4th state in Australia to do so. Almost exactly 30 years ago this week, the Star Observer’s front page publicised the news, as seen in the archive images below.