queer rights

No pride in Australia's homophobic anti-refugee policies

There are more people today who have been displaced by war, poverty and climate change than at any point in recorded history. The current number of refugees has exceeded those displaced by World War I and World War II combined.

Our Common Cause: Winning rainbow liberation

The recent knifing of Tony Abbott by Malcolm Turnbull held a brief glimpse of hope for marriage equality in Australia. Unfortunately, the change of PM did not bring any change of policy, and the Liberal Party’s homophobic agenda has remained the same.

Turnbull professes to personally support marriage equality, but has asked the rainbow community to wait for a plebiscite until after the federal elections. This amounts to a position worse than Abbott who was dragged kicking and screaming to agree to a plebiscite together with the elections.

No more delays! Marriage equality now!

When: Saturday November 7, 1pm
Where: Sydney Town Hall square

Rally, then march to Taylor Square. Please bring pro-equality banners, placards, contingents, workmates, children, pets. Organised by Community Action Against Homophobia.

Event date: 
Sat, 07/11/2015 - 10:00am
Event time: 
Mon, 09/11/2015 - 1:00pm

Movement leaders feature at Radical Ideas conf

Radical Ideas is a 3-day conference of discussion, debate and ideas for radical change, from December 4-6 in Sydney.

We are lucky to have a number of guest speakers confirmed so far, including well-known campaigners involved in various movements and Socialist Alliance and Resistance: Young Socialist Alliance activists.

Perth Pride Parade

Perth Pride Parade

Saturday November 21 @ 1900
Northbridge, Perth CBD

Event date: 
Sat, 21/11/2015 - 7:00pm

2015 Perth Transgender Day of Remembrance

2015 Perth Transgender Day of Remembrance

Friday, November 20
Somewhere in Perth Centrally - TBA


Event date: 
Fri, 20/11/2015 - 6:00pm


TransTastic: WA's Inaugural Trans* and Non-Binary Talent Showcase

Friday, November 6 at 7:00pm - 11:00pm
Connections Nightclub
81 James St, Perth, Australia 6003

Tickets Available

Organised by TransTastic


Event date: 
Fri, 06/11/2015 - 7:00pm

Holding the Man

Holding the Man. Community film screening for Cairns World Aids Day. Wed Oct 21, 6.30pm (screening time), Event City Cinemas, 108 Grafton St. Hosted by Cairns LGBT Alliance, Cairns World AIDS Day and Qld AIDS Council. Tickets: $20, book at www.tugg.com/events/44758

Event date: 
Wed, 21/10/2015 - 7:30pm

Geelong holds first marriage equality rally

About 500 people attended Geelong’s first marriage equality rally on September 19. It was largely a young crowd with the visible presence of the local Socialist Alliance branch, the Greens, local Deakin University students, and the Geelong Adolescent Sexuality Project, a local support service for LGBTI youth.

Bigots rally against equal marriage

Disciples of Fred Nile and his Christian Democrat Party (CDP) gathered in Belmore Park in Sydney on September 20 to convince each other that their anti-marriage equality stance is right. They were supported by police, who facilitated their bigoted ranting and kept marriage equality protestors as far away as possible.

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