The Northern Rivers’ own LGBTIQ support and social group Tropical Fruits is celebrating its 30th anniversary this year with a New Year’s festival that’s set to Shine.
Veteran singer Barry Manilow says coming out publicly as gay was a 'beautiful experience,' as he was honoured for his long-standing career in the music industry.
Byron Youth Theatre (BYT) has announced it is going to hold the region’s first formal especially for young people who identify as LGBTIAQ+ and their friends, who are eager for opportunities to socialise and celebrate with each other.
Glitter Festival is a spectacular four-day arts event that recognises and celebrates diversity and encourages freedom of expression. Brad Rush is the artistic director, and he spoke to The Echo about this exciting new event that is now in its second... Read More →
Australian teenage boys are engaging in homophobia at an alarming rate, a new study has revealed, harming the mental health of lesbian, gay, bi, trans and intersex youth and placing them at risk of suicide.