This interactive exhibition visits the days of raves, dance parties and all that made Docklands a cultural destination in the 1990s.
The Melbourne Library Service has invited queer artists and their artist allies to personally respond to the subject of classification in libraries and beyond.
ALGA’s annual Midsumma Festival Queer History Walk in South Yarra, Sunday 24 January 2016.
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 […]
In 2015, South Australia celebrates the 40th anniversary of the decriminalisation of male homosexual acts. 2015 is also the United Nations’ Year of Evaluation. In this context, the 2015 Australia’s Homosexual Histories Conference aims to shed light on queer histories in order to inform future queer directions. Have LGBTI Australians changed from outlaws to in-laws, or do the two now exist side by side?
Proposals are invited for papers at the 2015 Australian Homosexual Histories Conference, to be held in Adelaide on 13-14 November.
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This scrapbook was compiled by photographer and filmmaker Digby Duncan. It documents the first Mardi Gras, a street festival turned riot, held on the evening of 24 June 1978 as part of the Day of International Gay Solidarity, organised by the Gay Solidarity Group. Also documented are the subsequent protests and arrests, and the eventual […]
Out of the closets, into the streets: histories of Melbourne gay liberation pictures the very beginning of the gay liberation movement in Melbourne, through photographs, archival material, film footage, objects and personal mementos. As gay people found their voice in the early 1970s, artists, often at the very beginning of their careers, were there to […]
ALGA is featuring in Midsumma Festival 2015 events at the Melbourne Library Service.