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Canberra, capital of equality, to float down Oxford Street

Canberra will be strutting its stuff at this Saturday’s 46th Sydney Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras Parade, represented by local LGBTQIA+ running group, Canberra Frontrunners.

Queers tells tales of the heart at ACT Hub

A century of love, heartbreak and history come to life as Everyman Theatre reprises its acclaimed production of Queers at ACT Hub on 14-24 February.

Canberra Qwire singing out with pride

Celebrating 30 years of community, connection and showstopping musical numbers, the Canberra Qwire presents Singing Out with Pride! at Llewellyn Hall on Saturday 11 November.

Canberrans invited to BIG Pride Month Photo at Federation Mall

This Saturday 24 June, local LGBTQIA+ community members and allies are invited to be part of the BIG Pride photoshoot.

ACT Hub stages one of Australia’s best love stories

Dubbed the Romeo & Juliet of the AIDS epidemic, 'Holding the Man' follows the true story of Timothy Conigrave and his lover, John Caleo, from their high school romance until their untimely deaths. The tale continues on stage at ACT Hub in Kingston until 1 April.

Thousands march across Harbour Bridge to support pride

More than 50,000 brightly-dressed people marched across the Sydney Harbour Bridge on Sunday morning in support of pride and recognition of the long fight for equality for the LGBTQI community.

Walking tour teaches Canberra’s queer history

She Shapes History is allowing queer history buffs to step back in time in celebration of Sydney WorldPride (17 February to 5 March). “You’ll learn about the individuals who were being radical just by being who they were,” says founder and guide, Sita Sargeant.

Rainbow of events across Sydney for WorldPride

Boxing, art, theatre, live music, parties, fine food, cocktails and a fair day are all on the agenda as Sydney's global WorldPride festival heats up.

Pride march bathes Melbourne streets in rainbow colours

There was no shortage of colour and skin on show as tens of thousands hit the streets for Melbourne's annual pride march.

Have a gay time: Enlighten Festival celebrates Pride

The Enlighten Festival will light up Canberra in 2023 with 17 days of culture and creativity from 3 to 19 March. This year, for the first time, Canberra’s annual autumn festival will...

Rainbow flag protester runs onto field at Qatar World Cup

A protester holding a rainbow flag has invaded the pitch during the World Cup match between Portugal and Uruguay in Qatar.

Senator David Pocock blasts Manly pride jersey boycott

Former Wallabies captain and ACT senator David Pocock says the decision of seven Manly players to boycott wearing a pride jersey shows a lack of courage.

Calls for Tasmania conversion therapy ban

Glen Worrell underwent more than two decades of conversion practices aimed at changing his sexual orientation which, he says, left him in a cycle of guilt and shame.