We celebrated the YES result of the Australian Marriage Law Postal Survey at Cultural Perspectives today. Of all eligible Australians who participated in the survey, 61.6% voted YES supporting a change to Australian law to allow same-sex couples to marry.
Aurora’s Small Grants funding (2017-18) is now open for applications to organisations that undertake projects to support and benefit LGBTIQ across NSW. Up to $7,500 each, the grants will be awarded to innovative programs that cover a broad range of areas with a focus on inclusion in our community.
The annual gay and lesbian Mardi Gras parade comes back to Sydney this Saturday. Initially a political protest in 1978, the Mardi Gras has evolved into one of the most significant events in Sydney’s event calendar, attracting thousands of people locally and internationally to this grand spectacular of sparkles and self-expression.
The 24th Mardi Gras Film Festival presents almost 100 LGBTIQ film screenings across Sydney, Canberra and regional NSW, from romance to comedies, documentaries to dramas, to celebrate the diversity of sexualities and gender identities.
You will find a lot of creativity, inspiration and pride in the movie stories from multiple cultural backgrounds including Myanmar, Iraq, Germany, and Korea, giving you a glimpse at these countries and cultures.
Have a look at today’s screening schedule and make your Tuesday Movie night queer and interesting!