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ALGA Newsletter and suggestions for Midsumma 2019!

  Happy Midsumma! Please have a read through our latest newsletter with a few bits of recent news and our recommendations for events and exhibitions and other activities celebrating queer histories at Midsumma Festival 2019. ALGA newsletterDec2018:2019

ALGA Name Change consultation survey 2019

DAs you may know The Australian Lesbian and Gay Archives has started a name change consultation process as announced at our 2018 AGM. As part of this process we are inviting members and supporters to take part in an initial on-line survey to share your views and suggestions. In late July 2019 we hope to […]

Book Now! Queer Legacies, New Solidarities Conference 22-24 November – book tickets now!

A conference presented by Deakin Gender and Sexuality Studies, the Australian Women’s and Gender Studies Association & the Australian Lesbian and Gay Archives. Deakin University and State Library of Victoria, 22-24 November 2018 The conference will be held at Deakin Downtown, Level 12, Tower 2, 727 Collins Street, Melbourne (http://www.deakin.edu.au/locations/deakin-corporate-centres/deakin-downtown) on Thursday and Friday, 22-23 […]

Call For Papers – ‘Queer Legacies, New Solidarities’ Conference

A conference presented by Deakin Gender and Sexuality Studies, the Australian Women’s and Gender Studies Association & the Australian Lesbian and Gay Archives. Deakin University and State Library of Victoria, 22-24 November 2018 It has been over four decades since second-wave feminism and Gay Liberation. 2018 is the 40th anniversary of the Australian Lesbian and […]

We’re Marching! Sydney Gay & Lesbian Mardi Gras Parade

Keep an eye out for us proudly marching up Oxford Street in Sydney as part of the 40th Anniversary of the Sydney Gay & Lesbian Mardi Gras Parade on Saturday March 3 as we also celebrate 40 years of ALGA. We’ll be marching behind our new banner, wearing our new T’s with our 40th Anniversary […]

We’re 40!!!

In 2018 ALGA is celebrating 40 years of collecting our Australian LGBTIQ histories. It’s a fabulous achievement for a small, predominantly volunteer run, community archives who continue to animate our shared histories through exhibitions, publications, history walks, conferences, collaborations and of course research access. Our first outing at 40 was at various events at Midsumma […]

QUEER – The 17th Australian Homosexual Conference, Adelaide University, 10-11 November 2017 – REGISTRATIONS OPEN

REGISTRATIONS NOW OPEN! PROGRAM NOW AVAILABLE http://ahhc.com.au/ 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. WHAT IS QUEER Some people use queer as an umbrella term for LGBTI+ […]

Vale Graham Carbery (14 January 1947-5 July 2017)

                      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 […]

THESIS PRIZE 2017 – deadline extended!

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 […]