"How's it going for you at the moment?", a friend asked me, as we sat under a tree in Victoria Park, and waited for speeches at today's marriage equality rally. The last time I'd seen her was at the last marriage equality rally I'd attended, about a month ago. She's a heterosexual woman with a … Continue reading Marriage Equality Rally
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.
In an echo to one of the rally cries of the early days of the "Sydney Gay & Lesbian Mardi Gras", one of the chants at yesterday's Marriage Equality Rally in Sydney yesterday was "get out of the bars and onto the streets". When I heard this, I smiled, reflecting on the closure of many … Continue reading Marriage Equality Rally
Twelve months ago, today, I was attending Stockholm Pride in Sweden. A bit like Mardi Gras in Sydney, they have a big parade throughout the city leading towards Pride Park. Interestingly and co-incidentally enough, there was a Same Sex Marriage Rally in Sydney today, so I headed along to Town Hall at around lunchtime. I … Continue reading Same Sex Marriage Rally