It was a beautiful spring day in Sydney: perfect weather for the first Marriage Equality rally since the plebiscite was confirmed. Current estimates: 30,000 people. Here are some photographs.
"What's your name? Are you German or something?", I was asked by the bloke who sat down beside me offering me a beer. He was part of a larger group of men and women sitting at the adjoining table at Eskilstuna Pride. When planning my travel to Sweden, Eskilstuna was very much an afterthought. I'd … Continue reading Eskilstuna Pride
If I think about all of the things which have happened in terms of gay life in Lismore during my lifetime, there's a lot to reflect upon. As a teenager, I remember the homophobic editorials of Jim Brigginshaw, Editor of "The Northern Star". I remember doing a school project, aged 16, where I was part … Continue reading Tropical Fruits Parade and Launch
Sadly, my "Swedish" is not sophisticated enough to understand the complexities of some of the discussions you might encounter at an event like Stockholm Pride. While it won't be too much of an issue at events like the Schlagerkväll (the pop music night), I'm still very interested in going to talks and events, especially since … Continue reading Stockholm Pride – Chinese Queer Film