An LGBTIQ+ Street Party is Coming to Melbourne’s Inner North

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Melbourne, get ready, the Andrews Labor Government is throwing a massive summer street party as part of a statewide celebration of its LGBTIQ+ communities.

Harriet Shing, Minister for Equality, announced the party today, stating the event will be part of a statewide event demonstrating the celebration and support of Victorian rainbow communities. All Victorians will have the opportunity to express their pride and learn more about the great diversity of sexualities, genders and sex characteristics in Victoria.

“Visible acceptance, love, and support for LGBTIQ+ communities, and opportunities to express pride in who we are can be life-changing – and it doesn’t get much more visible than a huge street party in Melbourne’s inner north,” stated Shing.

The street party will support the Government’s continued efforts to achieve equality for LGBTIQ+ Victorians by breaking down the stigma and discrimination they continue to face and providing opportunities for rainbow communities to connect and celebrate who they are.

The Labor Government is investing $6.8 million in making this statewide celebration a staple of Victoria’s events calendar over the next four years.

Leading LGBTIQ+ arts and cultural organisation Midsumma delivered Melbourne Pride and will continue its efforts for the statewide LGBTIQ+ celebration.

Stay tuned for more details of the street party coming to Melbourne’s Inner North.

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