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QUEER – The 17th Australian Homosexual Conference, Adelaide University, 10-11 November 2017 – Call for Papers

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. […]

Our digitised scrapbooks

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.

Jan Hillier: digitised scrapbooks

The Archives holds a small group of archival material relating to significant Melbourne entrepreneur Jan Hillier, who was recently featured in Rafaella McDonald’s Prahran Mural.

Fourth Year Thesis Prize 2015

Prize of $250 cash and one year membership of the Australian Lesbian and Gay Archives The 2015 ALGA thesis prize was awarded to Michael McDermott, for his Screen and Cultural Studies thesis, University of Melbourne: ‘Queerbaiting: Narrative, Fandom and Contests over the meaning of Supernatural’. McDermott’s thesis provides a sophisticated and insightful analysis of the […]