As the world gets ready for the Global Pride Livestream this Saturday, this week also marks the official 42nd anniversary of the very first Mardi …
“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.”
Peter de Waal and Peter ‘Bon’ Bonsall-Boone, Lex Watson, Roberta Perkins, Timothy J Bishop, Robyn Plaister, The Feminist Bookshop, and The Pollys Club will have Pride Seats dedicated in their honour.
“Their contribution to our community has been literally life-saving and it’s particularly timely to acknowledge their collective achievements.”
Bon recently passed away after 50 years with Peter, during which the two were well known as committed activists in the LGBTI community.
Teenager Jamil gave an impassioned speech at a rally at the University of Wollongong.
Friends of Peter and Bon shared their stories and memories.
“Over time people’s attitudes towards marriage equality have changed in this country”
Friends of Peter’s have said he was a pioneer in Australia’s LGBTI history.