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Coming Out! Celebrating 50 Years of Gay Liberation: Then & Now Symposium
December 3, 2022 @ 10:30 am - 5:30 pmFree entry
A day of guest speakers, panel discussions, screenings and re-connection to acknowledge 50 years since the beginnings of Gay Liberation in Melbourne – hear from those on the streets in 1972 through to today’s generation on activism and the impact of Gay Lib now. Presented by the Australian Queer Archives.
Introduction overview Graham Willett
Changing Ourselves Gary Schliemann and Sue Jackson
Changing the World Gay Walsh and Gary Dowsett
‘Homosexuality: A Film For Discussion’ Special screening with introduction by filmmaker Barb Creed
What We Did Next David Menadue, Gary Jaynes, Sally Goldner, Phil Carswell
What We Do Now Olly Newell (Minus 18), Alexander Teh (Acting President / Vice President – Australian GLBTIQ Multicultural Council), Elle Void (Transgender Victoria), Clare O’Hanlon (Australian Queer Archives)
4pm – 5.30pm
Gay Libbers Panel Jude Munro, Peter McEwan, Dennis Altman, Julie McCrossin