For 22 days next year, Melbourne’s queer arts and culture festival Midsumma takes over the city with artistic and cultural events that celebrate and elevate …
“People react against you when you celebrate your size, because to them it feels so disgusting or unhealthy.”
“Has the queer community, having lived in the shadows of the mainstream for so long, managed to avoid scrutinising its own racism?”
Writing for the Star Observer, Victorian Premier Daniel Andrews champions the state’s Australian-first ban on the “cruel practice” of gay conversion therapy.
“Having my body on display can feel confronting, but it’s also empowering, because I’m controlling that space in ways I’m not able to in other aspects of my life.”
Mixed teams from the Victoria Police Soccer Club and Melbourne’s LGBTI clubs will once again face off for the Victoria Football Pride Cup this weekend as part of Midsumma 2019.
“I just want the Liberal Party to understand that, after everything they’ve done against LGBTI people for so many years, not everyone in the community welcomes them to Pride.”
“We’re often excluded from sexual education or media depictions of healthy relationships.”
Miss Gay & Miss Transsexual Australia International will celebrate its tenth year during the 2019 Midsumma Festival.