Events

Historic Game: Sydney Convicts

Historic Game: Sydney Convicts

Australia’s first gay rugby union team (the Sydney Convicts) will make history when they become the first gay rugby team in the world to play as part of a professional match. In fact, it’s only the second time in the world that a gay team has been invited to play a curtain raiser ahead of […]

Topless Women Talk About Their Lives – Episode 1

Topless Women Talk About Their Lives – Episode 1

Harry Sinclair’s New Zealand TV series from 1995. Each episode is 3-4 minutes long and was originally played late at night on TV3. Each episode also featured a song from Flying Nun Records. Definitely great to see some of the episodes on youtube now. More information: toplesswomentalkabouttheirlives.com Harry Sinclair NZ On Screen

Mardi Gras – Searches at Carnival

The Mardi Gras Parade was good fun on Saturday night. It is just a pity that the Carnival party afterwards wasn’t. I am not sure who decided not to open the gates until after 10pm (the first people who arrived off the parade must have been there by 9pm) What was even more appalling was […]

Guess what Mardi Gras is meant to be fun

Two recent commentaries which question whether Sydney Mardi Gras is past its used by date and the comments which followed say a lot about what the authors perception of this event. In a column entitled, “Relics of another era: The winter Olympics and the mardi gras”, Tanveer Ahmed argues that both the Olympics and Sydney […]