Category: 40 Years On

On November 26, 2017

A LETTER FROM AMERICA

The American and British gay movements had made great strides in the ‘70s, but a backlash was heating up. In London, Mary Whitehouse’s Festival of Light was promoting ‘family values’ and lobbying against abortion, pornography and homosexuality. And Fred Nile
On November 2, 2017

LET’S GET THIS STRAIGHT

SOME OF THE THINGS WE KNOW (AND DON’T KNOW) ABOUT SYDNEY’S FIRST MARDI GRAS  Many claims and counterclaims circulate about our first Mardi Gras. Drawing on Pride History’s interviews with 42 ‘78er and the Police Charge Sheets, Gavin Harris & John Witte asked: why did the police arrest 53 people on that cold winter night,