Australian Pride Network

A network of Australian Pride Organisations

Rival football teams to play for inaugural Pride Cup

In a match that is set to establish a new precedent for inclusion in sport for the lesbian, gay, transgender, bisexual and intersex (LGBTI) communities, rival football teams Yarra Glen and … Continue reading

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Convicts tackle Disco Bingay during May

Disco Bingay is packing down for the month of May as the popular ACON fundraiser teams up with the Sydney Convicts Rugby Club to present Rugger Bugger Bingay. Every week … Continue reading

April 22, 2014 · Leave a comment

Wear your support for Australian Marriage Equality

Designed to be an heirloom piece of jewellery, the recently launched Australian Marriage Equality ring is crafted with love and made here in Australia by award winning jewellery designer Nadia … Continue reading

April 22, 2014 · Leave a comment

The art of seeing Aboriginal Australia’s queer potential

Since European contact Aboriginal people, such as myself, have been constructed as “straight”. This cultural default has contributed to the difficulty of proving so-called “real accounts” of sexual and gender … Continue reading

April 21, 2014 · Leave a comment

Beyond Priscilla – one gay man, one gay truck, one big idea…

In 2010, Daniel Witthaus spent 266 days driving around rural, regional and urban Australia challenging homophobia. Beyond Priscilla is a record of the Beyond ‘That’s So Gay’ National Tour – … Continue reading

April 20, 2014 · Leave a comment

Court ruling highlights need for transparency in discrimination laws

The Supreme Court of Victoria has upheld a VCAT decision that Christian Youth Camps (CYC) unlawfully discriminated against a group of same sex attracted young people by refusing to allow … Continue reading

April 16, 2014 · Leave a comment

Butcher Boys

Two butchers sons, the bull and the puer aeternus (eternal boy). Once angry and confused in severed relationships with their fathers, now resolute. Existing in frameworks built from memories within … Continue reading

April 16, 2014 · Leave a comment

2014 International AIDS Candlelight Memorial

Let’s keep the light on HIV is the theme of this year’s International AIDS Candlelight Memorial that speaks to the urgent need to ensure that HIV and AIDS remain high … Continue reading

April 15, 2014 · Leave a comment

Advocates celebrate 20th Anniversary of landmark UN Gay Rights decision

Tasmanian gay rights advocates are celebrating the 20th anniversary of one of the most important human rights cases in Australian history. On April 11th 1994 the Tasmanian Gay and Lesbian … Continue reading

April 11, 2014 · Leave a comment


Cabaret and comedy combust thanks to the humorous escapades of cheeky comedy duo Jonathan Duffy and Dean Arcuri with their modern-day survival guide to fun, flamboyance and feathers. These boys are … Continue reading

April 9, 2014 · Leave a comment

Leaders of Australia’s major professional sports commit to eliminate homophobia

Leaders of Australia’s sporting codes have come together in Sydney to sign an unprecedented commitment to eliminate discrimination against gay, lesbian and bisexual players, coaches, administrators and fans in their … Continue reading

April 9, 2014 · Leave a comment

Norrie High Court decision highlights need for gender and sex-neutral marriage

Marriage equality advocates have welcomed last week’s High Court decision recognising people who are neither male nor female saying it highlights the need for marriage to be between two people regardless of … Continue reading

April 8, 2014 · Leave a comment

Kaleidoscope Australia launches fundraising appeal

Kaleidoscope Australia, a not-for-profit organisation working to promote and protect the human rights of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex (LGBTI) people in the Asia Pacific region, has launched its … Continue reading

April 8, 2014 · Leave a comment

Hans – Like A German

The hit sell-out show of the Adelaide Cabaret Festival hits Melbourne for 2 shows only at the GH Hotel. Join International Superstar Hans, his band The Ungrateful Bastards and dancers … Continue reading

April 8, 2014 · Leave a comment

Midsumma to host Midwinta Gala Ball

Midsumma have announced they will host the inaugural Midwinta Gala Ball – a social occasion marked by festive celebration, entertainment and fundraising. To be held during Melbourne’s crisp cool winter season … Continue reading

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Brisbane’s Story Bridge to light up for IDAHOT

Brisbane’s Story Bridge will be lit in rainbow colours on 17 May to recognise the International Day Against Homophobia and Transphobia (IDAHOT), the Brisbane City Council has announced. “The introduction of … Continue reading

April 4, 2014 · Leave a comment

Holding the Man gets Screen Australia funding

Screen Australia has announced that Timothy Conigrave’s acclaimed memoir Holding the Man has received production funding for its film adaption. Based on Conigrave’s memoir and Tommy Murphy’s theatre script, Holding the Man … Continue reading

April 3, 2014 · Leave a comment

PBS Regulatory Barriers Removed for HIV+ Australians

ACON and medical practice Holdsworth House have teamed up to help promote a recent change to the Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme (PBS) which affects people with HIV. Holdsworth House’s Dr Mark … Continue reading

April 3, 2014 · Leave a comment

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