Well known community advocate Greg Axtens has been announced as a Pride Ambassador for the Victorian Pride Centre. Greg has been active in the LGBTIQ+ disability community since 1987 when he started the first LGBT disability group.
Greg came out back in 1978 after watching a television show called No 96. Then in 1984, somebody read The Kensington Report to Greg. He said this was when he knew for sure! Soon after was Greg’s first experience of attending a gay bar was in Prahran at the Exchange Hotel.
Greg said “I am very proud to become an Ambassador for the Pride Centre. For disabled people in Melbourne, I think this will be a home for them. And I think our journey has just begun.”
Greg is one of fourteen esteemed Pride ambassadors who proudly represent our communities. You can see the full list and our Patron here.