Posts in tag

city of sydney


Mixed Response As City of Sydney Offers Same-Sex Couples Free Weddings

Read More

garry wotherspoon clive madigan gay looking glass

In Through the Gay Looking Glass: The Many Lives of Clive Madigan, historian Garry Wotherspoon takes us on a joyous romp through post-World War II gay Sydney. “Giggles and squeals pierced the night air as they tripped daintily along the platform of the North Strathfield railway station. High-stepping little things in ‘drag’ (women’s clothing to …

Rainbow Crossing Sydney

Sydney will get a new rainbow crossing celebrating the LGBTIQ community, five years after the city’s first one was controversially removed. Sydney Lord Mayor Clover Moore said the new installation was a “victory” for the LGBTIQ community. “The news that it will be reinstated is incredibly significant on the eve of the 40th anniversary of …

The City of Sydney has passed a motion allowing same-sex couples free council venue hire for their weddings for 100 days after the legalisation of same-sex marriage. The city’s halls, parks and facilities would be available to the couples at no charge but other expenses such as catering would still be the couples’ responsibility, Fairfax …