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Large turnout for AIDS Candlelight Vigil

A large turnout gathered at Melbourne’s Federation Square on Tuesday evening for the AIDS 2014 Candlelight Vigil to remember lives lost due to HIV and AIDS, while looking forward to … Continue reading

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Controversial plan to relinquish control of Mardi Gras Parade

A controversial motion to relinquish control of the Sydney Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras Parade and Fairday to the City of Sydney Council will be put to Mardi Gras Members … Continue reading

July 23, 2014 · Leave a comment

Five myths about HIV in Australia

Australia had a quick and effective response to HIV at the start of the epidemic. Some 30 years later, however, there’s a tendency to underestimate the sheer effort involved in … Continue reading

July 23, 2014 · Leave a comment

Tributes paid as AIDS 2014 Conference opens

Tributes have been paid at the opening session of the 20th International AIDS Conference to the six delegates who lost their lives aboard flight MH17. A one minute global moment of remembrance … Continue reading

July 21, 2014 · Leave a comment

Vital signs: interpreting the archive

Vital signs: interpreting the archive presents a unique opportunity for contemporary artists to engage with and creatively interpret the collection of the Australian Lesbian and Gay Archives (ALGA). Curated by Angela … Continue reading

July 18, 2014 · Leave a comment

Olympian Matthew Mitcham announced as 2014 Feast Ambassador

Just days after swimming legend Ian Thorpe won the love and support of the nation by coming out as gay, another Australian Olympian is publicly flying the flag for gay … Continue reading

July 18, 2014 · Leave a comment

Honouring The Past, Hope For The Future: Toward An HIV Free Generation

This week as Melbourne hosts the 20th International AIDS Conference (AIDS 2014), we have a unique opportunity to engage with and understand the ongoing impact of HIV in our communities … Continue reading

July 18, 2014 · Leave a comment

AIDS 2014 Delegates on Malaysian Airlines Flight MH17

Delegates bound for the AIDS 2014 conference in Melbourne have been confirmed as being among those killed in the MH17 crash. It is believed the former president of the International AIDS Society … Continue reading

July 18, 2014 · Leave a comment

HIV stats confirm need for decisive action says AFAO

The release of HIV statistics for 2013 shows that increased access to testing and treatment will be absolutely critical if Australia is to achieve the target of zero new HIV diagnoses … Continue reading

July 17, 2014 · Leave a comment

STATUS – Let’s start the discussion…

Premiering as a part of the 20th International AIDS Conference, STATUS is a powerful performance exploring the complexities of HIV stigma in our current day and age, at Arts Centre … Continue reading

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New poll shows record support for marriage equality

An overwhelming majority of Australians now believe that marriage equality – the ability of same-sex couples to marry – should be allowed in Australia. The results are part of the … Continue reading

July 15, 2014 · Leave a comment

Do openly gay public figures like Ian Thorpe matter? They sure do

In his unassuming way, Ian Thorpe is probably quite accustomed to making history. His swag of Olympic medals and world records makes him Australia’s most successful swimmer. Last night, when … Continue reading

July 15, 2014 · Leave a comment

Once Upon A… Bake Off

Bakers, cake-lovers, spectators, and a host of celebrities and entertainers will gather at the infamous Imperial Hotel on Sunday 3 August for a once in a life time fairy tale … Continue reading

July 15, 2014 · Leave a comment

Priscilla: 20 Years Young

The National Film and Sound Archive of Australia (NFSA) has launched its first online exhibition, Priscilla: 20 Years Young – to celebrate the 20th anniversary of the Australian road movie … Continue reading

July 10, 2014 · Leave a comment

Into the Woods

Ahead of its Hollywood treatment later this year, Stephen Sondheim and James Lapine’s acclaimed musical masterpiece and adult take on fairy tales will be presented by Victorian Opera for a … Continue reading

July 9, 2014 · Leave a comment

Dolly Diamond’s Christmas in July

One cabaret diva. Two pianos. Three Christmas ghosts. This July there’s room at the inn for everyone! Having begun her performing career in Australia at Chapel Off Chapel, Dolly Diamond … Continue reading

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Geelong Football Club supports Marriage Equality

Geelong Football Club has come out in support of marriage equality prompting marriage equality advocates to call on other AFL teams to do the same. Geelong has posted an open … Continue reading

July 8, 2014 · Leave a comment

Courtney Act – Homecoming Queen

Sydney Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras is thrilled to be bringing international drag superstar and RuPaul’s Drag Race Season 6 Top 3 finalist, Courtney Act, back to Australia to perform … Continue reading

July 8, 2014 · Leave a comment

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