The History, and Future, of Pride

Sunday, 18 February 2024 - 3:00pm to 4:00pm
Frank Gafa, Sasja Sydek, Jacob Gamble, David Hood

David Hood, a 78er who marched and was arrested in the original Mardi Gras, shares his experiences of the infamous day in queer history, and reflects on the meaning of pride. Find out more on the first Mardi Gras. 

Frank Gafa, a queer Aboriginal unionist, speaks on the No Police at Pride campaign, the lack of engagement from VicPol in LGBTQI+ community issues, and a new community led pride happening next year. Find out more on No Police in Pride, and sign the petition here. Follow the campaign on Instagram @no_police_at_pride 



Etude Op.1/9 in A Flat -- classical piano piece played by David Hood

RĀIN by Samuel Gaskin

Nightmare by Mani Blü

Sunday 3:00pm to 4:00pm
Critically engaged queer commentary.


Queering the Air collective