Tag: lgbtqia+

  • A Wagga boys story

    A Wagga boys story

    I spent an hour or so this evening at the State Library of NSW. There were a few old newspaper articles I was interested in, as part of a story I’m writing for this blog.… Read the rest

  • Wagga Wagga : Then and Now

    Wagga Wagga : Then and Now

    “Do you think I could live in Wagga?”, a friend asked me via text a few months ago. Enthusiastically, I told her yes. I have many fond memories of my time living in Wagga in the early 1990s.… Read the rest

  • ABC Pride in the Sydney Mardi Gras Parade

    ABC Pride in the Sydney Mardi Gras Parade

    “It’s all going so fast”, I said to my colleague to the left of me.

    We were walking / marching / dancing along Oxford Street, as part of the “ABC Pride” float in the Sydney Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras.… Read the rest

  • Tropical Fruits Street Parade

    Tropical Fruits Street Parade

    “Is that it? Is that all there is?”, I overhead some visitors say, a bit surprised at how “short” this year’s Tropical Fruits Street Parade was. I was a little inclined to agree, as I remembered the last parade I attended seemed to be a little larger, and there were more people on the streets watching.… Read the rest

  • Tropical Fruits Or Not?

    Tropical Fruits Or Not?

    I felt like a double-agent as I sat and quietly had a beer at one of the local pubs in Lismore this afternoon. It’s a pub which has been traditionally a very “working man’s pub”, but which seems to have embraced the LBTIQ+ Tropical Fruits celebration this year, with lots of rainbow flags.… Read the rest

  • Newtown Hotel Drag

    Newtown Hotel Drag

    “Does anyone know the last time there was a drag show here at the Newtown Hotel?”, Minnie Cooper asked the crowd tonight. Instantly, my friend Graeme and I knew the answer.… Read the rest

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