We’ve been talking a lot around the office about the first Leichhardt Luminaries event last month where we were honoured to have Dr. Anne Summer speak to us about the role of gender in Australian society. Particularly, her recent work of “Women’s Manifesto”, drafted for the International Women’s Day 2017, is designed to as an organisational tool to achieve the full equality women have long sought in our society.
The annual gay and lesbian Mardi Gras parade comes back to Sydney this Saturday. Initially a political protest in 1978, the Mardi Gras has evolved into one of the most significant events in Sydney’s event calendar, attracting thousands of people locally and internationally to this grand spectacular of sparkles and self-expression.
We see so many bad examples of diversity – the fundamentalists, the racism, the hate. But how often do we see the good news stories?