Ahead of the highly anticipated World Pride 2023, Sydney Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras invited the community to create a giant human Progress Pride Flag, writes queer editor Brandon Bear.
With the recent high-profile conviction of Scott Johnson’s killer, the themes of Michael Burge’s debut novel “Tank Water” couldn’t be more timely. The Sentinel spoke to the author and journalist ahead of his appearance at the Bellingen Readers & Writers Festival.
With Pride Month beginning and the Sydney Pride Festival kicking off, queer editor Brandon Bear highlights the exciting events of the season.
Hannah Maher is a proud transgender woman running as a NSW Senate candidate for the Reason Party in the federal election. She tells Brandon Bear how her candidacy was inspired by her trans journey and growing up in the bush.
After having to cancel two of their annual balls due to Covid-19, this year’s Aurora Ball is going ahead, with the theme being ‘Metamorphosis’.
While the iconic parade is behind us, this year’s Sydney Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras festivities are continuing well into April – with the Paradiso Pool Party still to come.
Are we moaning too much about the state of the world? The Existential Expert responds to a reader who suggests we are.
In an unprecedented commitment to the health of LGBTIQ communities, NSW Health Minister Brad Hazzard has announced the state’s first ever LGBTIQ Health Strategy – which will include the establishment of a dedicated LGBTIQ health centre.
The Division of Macquarie in Western Sydney is Australia’s most marginal electorate and will therefore be a key seat at the federal election. Makayla Muscat meets the woman who’s held it since 2016, Susan Templeman MP.
While it’s been a Sydney touchstone since 1978, the Sydney Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras is still seen by many young people as a relevant and necessary celebration of LGBTQI+ pride.
Queer Screen’s Mardi Gras Film Festival is offering specially curated $10 Community Screenings which facilitate easy attendance, factoring in considerations such as cost, locations, dates and times.
From journalists to pop stars to drag queens, the ABC has announced their line-up of presenters for this year’s Sydney Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras.
The Queer Screen Completion Fund was established to provide support to Australian LGBTQI+ filmmakers and storytellers. Tileah Dobson explores how it helps get new productions over the line.
Queer Screen’s 29th Mardi Gras Film Festival is offering a range of youth-oriented films this year, headlined by the Australian premiere of Hetero, a film created by queer teenagers for queer teenagers.
Queer Screen Mardi Gras Film Festival director Lisa Rose talks us through the highlights of this year’s festival, which boasts films from 37 countries.