It is with great sadness that we acknowledge the death of Graham Carbery, teacher, activist, VFL senior umpire, and archivist and historian for the gay and lesbian community. While Graham was an important gay liberation and law reform activist from 1972 onward, most notably […]
AUSTRALIAN LESBIAN & GAY ARCHIVES THESIS PRIZE 2017 Prize of $250 cash and 1 year membership of the Australian Lesbian & Gay Archives For many years now the Australian Lesbian and Gay Archives has offered a prize for the best fourth year thesis (honours or equivalent — that is, of about 10,000 words) submitted at […]
ALGA was fortunate to receive funding from the recent round of Victorian Government LGBTI Community Grants to engage a part time Office Manager for 12 months. Due to the impending move of the ALGA collection, office and research space to an interim location, before we move to the Victorian Pride Centre (VPC) this position will […]
Adelaide University, 10 -11 November 2017 Call for Papers This annual conference brings together members of the Lesbian Gay Bisexual Transgender Intersex Queer+ communities, academics, researchers, students, community members and arts workers to explore and discuss histories of LGBTIQ+ life, politics, arts and culture in Australia. The term ‘queer’ is commonly used in two ways. […]
Contemporary sexual politics is being dominated again by the polarizing dynamic of culture wars. This conference invites contributions reflecting on the experiences of LGBTIQ people living in and beyond the culture wars.
Scrapbooks from the 1970s and 1990s by Digby Duncan, Jan Hillier, Owen Huckel, Andrew Hansen and John Lee on the bar scene, motorbike clubs, gay liberation, Act Up and much more.
An exhibition accompanying the Victorian parliamentary apology for laws criminalising homosexuality: 23-26 May 2016, Parliament House, Melbourne.
Take a look back at the history of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander participation in the Sydney Mardi Gras Parade. This timeline has been developed by Timothy JM Bishop, and features images from the Archives’ collection.
ABC Open and the Archives would like to hear your stories of life in Victoria for gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender or intersex people under the shadow of laws against homosexuality, before 1980, in both Melbourne and regional Victoria.