Saturday, 30 June 2018

Marking 40yrs since 1978 Mardi Gras - Moving speech from Melody Gardiner (video)


The 1978 Sydney Mardi Gras was held in the winter and recently there was a commemorative march marking 40 years on.

Here is a moving speech by Melody Gardiner, expressing how the LGBT movement is an ongoing struggle for our freedom from bigotry and religion. 

The assistant commissioner of the NEW police also issued at apology (bottom video) for what the police did that night 40 years ago.