Embrace the passion

The theme for this year's Mardi Gras is passion - an unstoppable force which drives action, unites people and above all, inspires.

Do you know if you're good in bed? The British public, and casts of Cucumber and Banana, talk openly about the importance of cumming, whether size matters, and their...
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With unprecedented access to Australia’s oldest cross-dressing club, this is a look at the secrets that lie at the back of men’s wardrobes.
As the Melbourne Queer Film Festival approaches its 25th anniversary, outgoing director Lisa Daniel talks 2015 highlights and her all-time LGBTI favourites.
A slideshow of striking images created by photojournalist Renee Petropoulos features Asian men sharing stories of their experiences in the gay community.

Mardi Gras movie week

Get in the spirit of Mardi Gras with a great batch of indie movies that deal with coming out and living it up. 

The Way He Looks

Leonardo is a blind teenager searching for independence. His everyday life, the relationship with his best friend, Giovana, and the way he sees the world change...

Zoe. Misplaced

Zoe's regimented life is thrown into upheaval when she unexpectedly falls in love. In doing so, she is faced with making a series of choices whose outcomes not...
Shirin is struggling to become an ideal Persian daughter, politically correct bisexual and hip young Brooklynite but fails miserably in her attempt at all...
Remington is happy being another bum along with his gin-loving friends in the sleepy town of Lucban. Until Hannah comes along. Suddenly, he is becoming neater,...
Enjoy free movies that veer towards the queer. All are now available to watch at SBS on Demand.

Coming Out

Coming out is an important step for many LGBTQI people. Each story is unique, here are some.

Tony Abbott’s sister, Christine Forster, speaks about her own experience coming out.

Coming out to Asian parents

"A lot of people from an Asian culture who are LGBT, they often don’t come out to their parents ‘cos they’re scared." This is Alex’s story.

Coming out in a strict household

"My background’s Hungarian, we were brought up in a very strict household… I couldn’t really come out." This is Emma’s story.
Olympic snowboarder and beyondblue Ambassador Belle Brockhoff is reminding people, as they enjoy the Mardi Gras, that it’s important to reach out if they feel...

I LUV U BUT… a gay Arab love story

Husband and wife, Sam and Mouna are both gay but can never come out to their parents, so they married each other for convenience. They are living a lie but they...
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Australia's first ever Eurovision contestant
Semi-Final 1: 22 May | Semi-Final 2: 23 May | Grand Final: 24 May

Guy Sebastian is on the road to Vienna, after being announced as Australia’s first ever entrant in the Eurovision song contest.