Former Australian Prime Minister Julia Gillard talks to politician and former Deputy Leader of the Australian Labor Party, Tanya Plibersek, in the third episode of her new podcast series with the Global Institute for Women’s Leadership at King’s College London.
Lesbians Incorporated (LInc) is committed to supporting lesbians and lesbian-friendly groups in Australia. LInc has established a community grants program to give out $10,000 in grants (up to $1000 per grant) per round.
In the 1930s, the Depression spread economic anxiety. Fascist parties offered Europeans a choice of stability at the price of democracy. They said that expanding liberties gave “undesirable” people the liberty to undermine security and threaten traditional “moral” culture. LGBT people were an obvious target.
School policies tend to focus on LGBTQI+ students, and to be concerned mainly with preventing and responding to bullying. Our research suggests that while LGBTQI+ parents and their children value such protection, they want more from schools.
In the cold winter of 1875, two rebellious spirits travel from the pale sunlight of
England to the raw heat of Australia. They were in love in a time when many women were in love with each other but held such love secretly, for fear of retribution.
The 2015 Melbourne Queer Film Festival (MQFF) provides an ideal opportunity to reflect on what might have changed since the 1990s with regard to lesbian representation in cinema and to consider more broadly the role played by queer film festivals.