04-Dec-2017 | Written by Sydney Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras
The 40th anniversary Sydney Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras Parade looks set to be among the most spectacular ever seen, with the number of float applications hitting an all-time high - and encompassing an incredible array of strong and stunning creative concepts.
To be held on Oxford and Flinders Streets on Saturday 3 March 2018, the momentous 40th Mardi Gras Parade will celebrate four decades of love, protest, diversity, acceptance, activism, pride, family, passion, creativity and satire.
03-Dec-2017 | Written by Visit Gay Australia
Gay and Lesbian Tourism Australia, the peak industry body representing LGBTIQ travel in Australia, commemorated a milestone 25 years of operation at its Annual General Meeting in Sydney last week, and also welcomed a number of influential professionals to its Board of Directors.
President of GALTA, Mario Paez, said that reaching 25 years of representation for the gay and lesbian travel sector reflected that support and interest in reaching LGBTIQ travellers remained strong for tourism destinations and product.
23-Nov-2017 | Written by Visit Gay Australia
Midsumma Festival returns to Melbourne in all its wild finery this summer, bringing a wave of pre-eminent queer arts and cultural festivities from 14 January to 4 February 2018. Since its debut in 1988, the three-week event has celebrated the LGBTQIA+ communities, offering audiences a diverse display of spectacular performances, talks and social events.
On the back of a hugely successful 2017 season under the direction of CEO Karen Bryant and her new team, in 2018 Midsumma Festival will continue to...
15-Nov-2017 | Written by Visit Gay Australia
An announcement today by the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) that the majority of Australians voting in the Marriage Equality poll support same-sex marriage has been embraced by Gay and Lesbian Tourism Australia (GALTA) who anticipate a boost to tourism once the Australian Marriage Act is amended.
President of GALTA, Mario Paez said the result was cause for celebration not only for the LGBTIQ community in Australia, but also for the tourism industry ...