Australia is one of the gay-friendliest countries in the world, making it easy for gay and lesbian travelers to enjoy a vacation Down Under and not having to hide their sexuality or relationship. Melbourne is one of the gay-friendliest cities in Australia, and there is an abundance of choices for a good night out. The gay night life primarily takes place in the city center, in St Kilda and in Collingwood. LGBT institutions include:. The Greyhound Hotel.
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Robert Reynolds receives funding from the Australian Research Council which is funding this project through its Linkage program. Two decades ago, such support would have been beyond the imaginings of all but the most wildly optimistic gay or lesbian person. After all, it was not until that Tasmania decriminalised male-to-male sexual intercourse. Today, homophobia still exists but it is no longer as institutionalised or as entrenched as it once was. The pace at which social attitudes towards gay and lesbian Australians have evolved over the past two decades has been dizzying.
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Sydney is one of the most gay-friendly cities in the world, and across most of Australia, the gay community has a high profile and lots of support services. There are plenty of gay and lesbian bars, and most Saturday nights see a privately operated gay dance party taking place in an inner-city warehouse somewhere. The cafes and pubs of Oxford Street in Darlinghurst, a short cab ride or long stroll from Sydney's downtown area, are the liveliest gay spots. In rural areas of Australia, you may still encounter a little conservative resistance to gays and lesbians, but Australians everywhere are generally open-minded. Noosa, on Queensland's Sunshine Coast, is a favored destination for revelers after Mardi Gras, and a couple of resorts in north Queensland cater to gay and lesbian travelers.
Australia is a fixture on the Queer map thanks to its great climate and laidback lifestyle. Melbourne closely follows, but there are scenes in Brisbane and the Gold Coast, and to a lesser extent Perth, Adelaide, Hobart and Darwin. Away from the cities, things get more discreet, but a lot of country areas do have friendly local scenes — impossible to pinpoint, but easy to stumble across. However, Outback mainstays of mining and cattle ranching are not famed for their tolerance of homosexuality, so tread carefully in remote destinations.