People young and old celebrating International Day Against Homophobia, Biphobia and Transphobia crowded Shepparton’s Maude St Mall yesterday.ALEXANDRA BOLKAS May 17, 2014 3:54am
Strong message: People gathered at Shepparton's Maude St Mall yesterday to celebrate International Day Against Homophobia, Biphobia and Transphobia.
Goulburn Valley Pride volunteer Leigh Bamford, 46, said the day for him was about standing strong within the community.
‘‘I’m here to say listen to us we’re equal, we bleed the same, we love the same, it’s only fair we’re accepted,’’ he said.
Going Within to Get Out facilitator Kellie Smith said she was supporting the event to promote equal rights.
‘‘I feel deeply saddened by people who want to stop equal choices and equal opportunities,’’ she said.
Going Within to Get Out mentor Natasha Goldberg, 17, said such events were important for the community.
‘‘It’s the way forward,’’ she said.
A Tatura mother of two young girls says she has lost everything after fire engulfed her house.
The Yarrawonga Pigeons scored a 20 point victory over the Myrtleford Saints at the JC Lowe Oval in Yarrawonga on Saturday.
The Aboriginal and wider community is mourning the death of revered Bangerang Aboriginal elder, Uncle John ‘‘Sandy’’ Atkinson.
Moama’s Lachie Schultz made his state league footy debut on Sunday for Williamstown’s Seagulls.
FOUR Rochester residents did more than their bit for women’s cancers mid last month when they trekked 60km around Melbourne to raise funds for the Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre.
Tongala Football Club lost to Rumbalara in the Murray Netball League on Saturday by 14 points.
Four generations of Comi girls this Mother's Day
Berrigan Shire councillor Daryll Morris says he has been sickened by some of the vitriol and personal attacks to surface since the council’s proposal to redevelop Finley’s Memorial Hall and School of Arts site was revealed in October last year.
DESPITE criticism from within the community over a perceived lack of use, the O’Keefe Rail Trail has enjoyed good traffic over the past couple of weeks, with more to come.
The usual yellow and black colours at Katamatite Recreation Reserve will be replaced this Mother’s Day as pink will be the colour of choice.
Jake has babies to thank for surviving cancer.
Fonterra suppliers are reeling after the announcement of a big cut in the milk price from $5.60/kg to $5 for the full current year.
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