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Queer​ ​Screen​ ​votes​ ​YES​ ​for​ ​marriage​ ​equality!

August 30, 2017 Whats On No Comments Email Email

​​Queer​​ ​​Screen​​ ​​has​ ​announced​ ​that​ ​it​ ​will​ ​fundraise​ ​for​ ​The​ ​Equality Campaign​ ​at​ ​the​ ​upcoming​ ​Queer​ ​Screen​ ​Film​ ​Fest,​ ​being​ ​held​ ​in​ ​Sydney​ ​next​ ​month.​ ​For every​ ​ticket​ ​sold,​ ​Queer​ ​Screen​ ​will​ ​donate​ ​one​ ​dollar​ ​to​ ​The​ ​Equality​ ​Campaign. http://www.lagunaphuket.com/events/event.php?event=3

Queer​ ​Screen​ ​is​ ​the​ ​non-profit​ ​LGBTIQ​ ​organisation​ ​who​ ​produce​ ​the​ ​annual​ ​Mardi​ ​Gras​ ​Film Festival​ ​and​ ​Queer​ ​Screen​ ​Film​ ​Fest.​ ​​ ​Making​​ ​​the​​ ​​fundraising​​ ​​announcement​​ ​​on​​ ​​behalf​​ ​​of​​ ​​the​ ​Queer​​ ​​Screen​​ ​​Board,​​ ​​Queer​​ ​​Screen​ ​President​​ ​​Kevin​​ ​​Ryan​​ ​​said:

“Queer​​ ​​Screen​​ ​​has​​ ​​a​​ ​​proud​​ ​​history​​ ​​of​​ ​​supporting​​ ​​Australian​​ ​​Marriage​​ ​​Equality.​​ ​​As​​ ​​a organisation,​​ ​​we’re​​ ​​dedicated​​ ​​to​​ ​​celebrating​​ ​​the​​ ​​strength​​ ​​and​​ ​​diversity​​ ​​of​​ ​​​LGBTIQ​​ ​​people​​ ​​on screen,​​ ​​and​​ ​​we’re​​ ​​passionate​​ ​​about​​ ​​achieving​​ ​​equality​​ ​​for​​ ​​our​​ ​​community.

“Should​​ ​​the​​ ​​government’s​​ ​​proposed​​ ​​postal​​ ​​vote​​ ​​on​​ ​​marriage​​ ​​equality​​ ​​go​​ ​​ahead,​​ ​​we​​ ​​want​​ ​​to​ ​​help​ ​ensure​​ ​a​​ ​​‘yes’​​ ​​vote​​ ​​is​​ ​​successful.”

‘We​​ ​​are​​ ​​delighted​​ ​​to​​ ​​announce​​ ​​fundraising​​ ​​support​​ ​​of​​ ​​The​​ ​​Equality​​ ​​Campaign​​ ​​through​​ ​​a​​ ​​one dollar​​ ​​donation​​ ​​from​​ ​​every​​ ​​ticket​​ ​​sold​​ ​​at​​ ​​this​​ ​​year’s​​ ​​Queer​​ ​​Screen​​ ​​Film​​ ​​Fest,’​ ​Kevin​​ ​​Ryan​​ ​​said.

The​​ ​​5th​​ ​​Queer​​ ​​Screen​​ ​​Film​​ ​​Fest​​ ​​hits​​ ​​Sydney​​ ​​screens​​ ​​in​​ ​​three​​ ​​weeks,​​ ​​with​​ ​​tickets​​ ​​on​​ ​​sale​​ ​​at queerscreen.org.au.​​ ​​​​ ​​The​​ ​​full​​ ​​program​​ ​​runs​​ ​​from​​ ​​Tuesday​​ ​​19​​ ​​September​​ ​​to​​ ​​Sunday​​ ​​24 September​​ ​​at​​ ​​Event​​ ​​Cinemas​​ ​​George​​ ​​Street,​​ ​​and​​ ​​includes​​ ​​a​​ ​​free​​ ​​outdoor​​ ​​Rainbow​​ ​​Families screening​​ ​​of​​ ​​​Moana​​​ ​​at​​ ​​Sydney​​ ​​Park,​​ ​​St​​ ​​Peters​​ ​​on​​ ​​Saturday​​ ​​16​​ ​​September​​ ​​in​​ ​​the​​ ​​lead​​ ​​up​​ ​​to​​ ​​the festival.

Featuring​​ ​​20​​ ​​films​​ ​​from​​ ​​four​​ ​​continents,​​ ​​including​​ ​​16​​ ​​Australian​​ ​​premieres,​​ ​​Queer​​ ​​Screen​​ ​​Film Fest​​ ​​showcases​​ ​​a​​ ​​diverse​​ ​​range​​ ​​of​​ ​​LGBTIQ​​ ​​stories​​ ​​across​​ ​​narrative​​ ​​features,​​ ​​documentaries and​​ ​​shorts.

You​​ ​​can​​ ​​sign​​ ​​up​​ ​​to​​ ​​volunteer​​ ​​for​​ ​​Queer​​ ​​Screen​​ ​​at​​ ​​www.queerscreen.org.au/volunteer​​ ​​and​​ ​​for The​ ​Equality​ ​Campaign​​ ​​at​ ​​www.yes.org.au

Queer​ ​Screen​ ​Film​ ​Fest​ ​2017​ ​is​ ​proudly​ ​supported​ ​by​ ​The​ ​Star​ ​Sydney,​ ​Event​ ​Cinemas​ ​George Street​ ​and​ ​the​ ​City​ ​of​ ​Sydney.

Tickets​ ​for​ ​all​ ​films​ ​are​ ​on​ ​sale​ ​now,​ ​including​ ​flexi​ ​passes​ ​to​ ​5​ ​films.​ ​Please​ ​visit queerscreen.org.au​ ​or​ ​the​ ​Queer​ ​Screen​ ​app​ ​to​ ​book​ ​or​ ​call​ ​(02)​ ​9280​ ​1533​ ​to​ ​become​ ​a Queer​ ​Screen​ ​member​ ​for​ ​discounted​ ​tickets​ ​and​ ​priority​ ​entry

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