Midsumma Festival 2020

The biggest event of Melbourne’s queer calendar. Every year the Midsumma Festival kicks-off its three-week celebration with the annual Carnival which has become an icon in Melbourne’s LGBTIQA community. The Carnival is a huge, family-friendly single-day event happening this Sunday (Jan 19) with activities and performances for everyone, starting at 11am and ending at around … Continue reading Midsumma Festival 2020

LAHRC at the Living & Loving in Diversity Conference 2018

Australia’s GLBTIQ Multicultural Committee (AGMC) hosted an amazing 3 days conference centred on all things Ethnic and Multicultural LGBTIQ+ from topics such as queer refuges migrating to Australia to how religion and multi-faith issues play a role on these communities.

LGBTI Life in Melbourne

Melbourne lies in stark contrast to Sydney’s beach-bronzed tans and surf-chiseled bodies. This city has a sophisticated, professional vibe that caters to a different crowd of Australians – a crowd that, among other things, doesn’t mind the less-than-Australian weather that sometimes washes over the city! The Midsumma Gay and Lesbian Festival takes advantage of the warmer months every January and February, with art events, a street parade and a ball.

Our History

The LGBTIQ+ Latin Americans and Hispanics in Australia group started as a project early in 2015. Our members come from different countries in Latin America and are of diverse ages, genders and sexualities.