Teachers signal their support for an inclusive society

Teachers signal their support for an inclusive society

Mel Smith, Officer attached to LGBTIQ Special Interest Group and LGBTIQ Restricted Committee Members have been volunteering to work on Federation stalls at several local LGBTIQ-related celebrations, including Newcastle Pride’s recent Fair Day. With many LGBTIQ people...
NEWCASTLE PRIDE SUPPORTS GENDER DIVERSITY IN NEWCASTLE

NEWCASTLE PRIDE SUPPORTS GENDER DIVERSITY IN NEWCASTLE

On Saturday the 14th of September, Hunter Gender Alliance hosted their first Conference- Our lives, a Gender Diversity Conference, at the University of Newcastle. The conference advocated for the health, rights and well-being of the trans, non-binary and gender...
Excitement building for second annual Newcastle Pride Festival

Excitement building for second annual Newcastle Pride Festival

Ellie-Marie Watts – Star Excitement is building for the second annual Newcastle Pride Festival, particularly among its organising committee. Having been overwhelmed with the success of last year’s inaugural celebration, even more events have been added to...
shebah All Women Rideshare has partnered with Newcastle Pride

shebah All Women Rideshare has partnered with Newcastle Pride

Shebah is Australia’s first and only active all-women rideshare service getting women and children where they need to go. Shebah will have vehicles available over the Newcastle Pride Festival weekend to get you to & from all events. Join an all women movement,...
ATTENTION! TWISTED CABARET – AUGUST 23 – DON’T MISS OUT!

ATTENTION! TWISTED CABARET – AUGUST 23 – DON’T MISS OUT!

ATTENTION NEWCASTLE PRIDE COMMUNITY Tickets to Twisted Cabaret 3 Course Dinner + Show closes Monday 19th due to catering! That means you have ONLY 5 DAYS to score your tickets! Twisted Cabaret is the official premier launch event of the festival in the ironic...
NEWCASTLE PRIDE FESTIVAL VOLUNTEERS WANTED

NEWCASTLE PRIDE FESTIVAL VOLUNTEERS WANTED

Hello Newcastle Pride Folks! Did you know the entire team behind the Newcastle Pride Festival are volunteers? We have been working extra hard to make this festival amazing for the local community but we need YOU! 🤩🤩 YES YOU! 🤩🤩 Volunteer roles are a great way to make...
Only two weeks until Newcastle Pride Festival AUGUST 22-26

Only two weeks until Newcastle Pride Festival AUGUST 22-26

 Today marks two weeks until the launch of the annual Newcastle Pride Festival, a celebration of LGBTQIA+ people and culture, with Twisted Cabaret at Newcastle City Hall on Friday 23 August. Twisted Cabaret boasts a tantalising smorgasbord of camp burlesque, edgy...
RETURN TO PIPERS 80’S FLASHBACK DANCE PARTY AUGUST 24

RETURN TO PIPERS 80’S FLASHBACK DANCE PARTY AUGUST 24

Get in the middle of a chain reaction, cause the only way is up! Get in your pink Cadillac and make your way to the love-shack baby! Let’s get ready to transport ourselves back to the golden age when shoulder pads were compulsory and fluro reigned! Reminisce with old...
The ‘Sea Of Hearts’ Returns Fair Day AUGUST 24

The ‘Sea Of Hearts’ Returns Fair Day AUGUST 24

The stunning ‘Sea Of Hearts’ art installation will be returning bigger and brighter than ever before for the 2019 Newcastle Pride Fair Day on Saturday 24th August.  The ‘Sea Of Hearts’ is a community-built art display in the shape of a giant heart and made up of...
TWISTED CABARET LAUNCH EVENT AUGUST 23

TWISTED CABARET LAUNCH EVENT AUGUST 23

Are you ready to get Twisted? Preparations are well underway for the bold and brash signature launch event of this year’s Newcastle Pride Festival, the Twisted Cabaret. Drags to Bitches, the award winning drag troupe who don’t lip sync (they actually sing!) are...
LOTL features Newcastle Pride Festival !

LOTL features Newcastle Pride Festival !

Newcastle Pride Is Back Following the acclaimed success of our inaugural 2018 Newcastle Pride Fair Day, the second annual Newcastle Pride Fair Day will be held Saturday 24th August 2019. BY LOTL STAFF  Newcastle Pride is an inclusive, vibrant and fun...
WHAT IS PRIDE? CELEBRATING DIVERSITY

WHAT IS PRIDE? CELEBRATING DIVERSITY

Pride is all about celebrating the amazing diversity in gender and sexual preference within our community. It’s all about inclusion and acceptance both within and outside our community. It’s about being proud, celebrating who you are, and having the freedom to be your...
NP WINS 2019 MARDI GRAS FAIR DAY STALL OF THE YEAR

NP WINS 2019 MARDI GRAS FAIR DAY STALL OF THE YEAR

On March 28, NP Founder, Lee-anne McDougall heard messenger ding. She opened the message to see a pic of the one and only Roxy Lola Voo holding a shiny award. Lee-anne said “who? Newcastle Pride? really? what for?” Newcastle Pride had received the award for Best Stall...
NP JOINS QUEENSCREEN AS SCREENING PARTNER IN 2019

NP JOINS QUEENSCREEN AS SCREENING PARTNER IN 2019

Newcastle Pride was very proud to be a screening partner for the Newcastle leg of the 2019 Mardi Gras Film Festival on Tour, and to be able to support Queerscreen via a donation from ticket sales from the Short ‘n’ Curlies Short Film Night held during the...
NP DAZZLES IN THEIR FIRST MG PARADE ENTRY

NP DAZZLES IN THEIR FIRST MG PARADE ENTRY

On Saturday, 2nd March, 2019, Newcastle Pride proudly and excitedly burst onto the parade route of the Sydney Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras 2019 Fearless themed Parade for the first time! Ellen Jessica (choreographer) volunteered to lead the group and teach us a routine...

Newcastle Pride respectfully acknowledges that our celebrations are held on the traditional Lands of the Awabakal and Worimi peoples. Always was, always will be Aboriginal Land.