Our 2018 annual lecture Out in the Streets was held on Tues 20 Feb to coincide with the 40th anniversary of the first Sydney Mardi Gras. The panel discussion we presented at the Kings Cross Library, in collaboration with the City of Sydney and Sydney's Pride History Group, interrogated the vibrant history of gay and lesbian activism.
Panel: Out in the Streets: A history of gay and lesbian activism in Sydney
- Assoc Prof Shirleene Robinson (Macquarie, PHG President); Dr Leigh Boucher (Macquarie); Dr Scott McKinnon (Uni of Wollongong, PHG Vice-President)
- with Tamson Pietsch (historian & Director of the UTS Australian Centre for Public History) as moderator; introduced by Laila Ellmoos, City of Sydney (History).
Photo: Gay Rights march, George Street, Sydney, 15 July 1978, photograph by Geoff Friend, courtesy Geoff Friend and Australian Lesbian and Gay Archives