• The Pride History Group, in conjunction with the Australian Centre for Public History, announces the latest in the annual conference series, ‘Australia’s Homosexual Histories’, and is seeking offers of papers.
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  • AHHC'14 - Call for Papers
  • Darwin Queer Histories Symposium

  

CALL FOR PAPERS

AUSTRALIAN HOMOSEXUAL HISTORIES CONFERENCE 2014

Friday 28th and Saturday 29th November
University of Technology, Sydney

 

The Pride History Group, in conjunction with the Australian Centre for Public History, announces the latest in the annual conference series, ‘Australia’s Homosexual Histories’, and is seeking offers of papers.

Abstracts for papers should be approximately 100 words and must be received by 30 June 2014. Accepted papers must adhere to a twenty-minute time limit. 

Abstracts, questions and queries should be addressed initially to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. . 

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DARWIN QUEER HISTORIES SYMPOSIUM

 

Wednesday 14th May 2014

 9.30am to 3.30am 

3rd  Asia Pacific Outgames

 

The theme of the Queer Histories Symposium, a joint initiative of the Australian Lesbian and Gay Archives with the Darwin Outgames Human Rights Forum, is Diversity in Pride.

For further information, visit the Outgames Symposium website

  • Coming Out into a Hostile World +

    Australian society in the late 1960s was hostile to homosexuals or, at least, its institutions were. The Law treated gay men as criminals who could be locked away for 14 years for the “abominable crime of buggery”, and the police were active in trying to prosecute them. Read More
  • Australia's first national coming out +

    Francesca (Chesca) Curtis's television appearance on The Bailey File, a Melbourne-based current affairs programme on commercial television TV's Channel 9, in May or June 1970, speaking about the aims of the Australian Lesbian Movement was arguably Australia's first "coming out" in the media. Read More
  • Leichhardt/Dykehardt +

    Homosexual/transgender social groups began forming in the early 1960s in Sydney. They offered membership of a discreet “camp” organisation. Their dances provided the perfect stage for Sydney’s new amateur drag scene to flourish and a place for men and women to meet up and find Miss or Mr Right – at least for the night. In the Leichhardt area, there was no shortage of public halls for these groups. Read More
  • And The Beats Go On +

    Male homosexual acts are no longer criminal in NSW – the law was amended in 1984, and ‘gay’ men can live quite open lives, with a range of venues where they can socialize in ways similar to their heterosexual counterparts. Also, the two worlds now softly collide, with gays and straights mixing together quite easily in many places in Sydney’s inner suburbs. Read More
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  • Meetings
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Next General Meeting

19 May - 6.30pm

 

2014 General Meetings

16 June

AGM - Saturday 21 July 2014 - 2.00pm 

Members and visitors are invited to our meetings at St Helens Community Centre, 184 Glebe Point Road, Glebe (the yellow meeting rooms, next to "Benledi").

St Helens is an easy access venue.

The Pride History Group is a not-for-profit community history group run by volunteers. Would you like to be involved?

Membership of the Pride History Group allows you to attend meetings, vote on group directions and participate in projects aimed to build our collection and publish Sydney’s LGBTIQ histories.

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Welcome to the Pride History Group

We are a community history group which collects information about Sydney's LGBTIQ past.

We are a voluntary organisation, with members who meet monthly, and we are always keen to hear from people who would like to be involved and help us to record and preserve Sydney's LGBTIQ histories, please contact us.

 

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