Australian Lesbian and Gay Life Stories, a national oral history project currently underway, seeks to explore this transformation further. The project is a collaboration between the National Library of Australia, Macquarie University and two other Australian universities, supported by funding from the Australian Research Council. Different generations of gay and lesbian individuals will provide insight into what it has been like to live a gay or lesbian life in Australia from the 1940s to the present, when attitudes have shifted so remarkably. For full story click here.
Gay Life Stories Oral History Project – Australia
An oral history project will document the life stories of gay and lesbian Australians in a first comprehensive record of the changing attitudes to homosexuality. The joint three-year project by Macquarie University and the National Library of Australia will use historians from the University of Queensland and the University of Melbourne to record the life stories of 60 gay and lesbian people across Australia. For full story click here.
Australian Gay & Lesbian Life Stories
A group of researchers from around Australia have come together for the first time to deliver an oral history of LGBTI Australia. The group, in conjunction with the National Library of Australia is seeking to collect and record the experiences of different generations of the Australian LGBTI community. The project is a first of its kind and the researchers hope to reveal the changing social attitudes to LGBTI Australians and document our history and achievements. For full story click here.