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Pride 2 March 2013

photographer Vick Gwyn

Afghanistan veterans, Corporal Neal Fischer, Royal Australian Air Force, and Private Brychan Hawker, Australian Army, at the 2013 Mardi Gras parade.

The 2013 Mardi Gras parade was the first time lesbian, gay bisexual, transgender and intersex Australian Defence Force (ADF) personnel were allowed to march in uniform, openly representing the ADF. In all, 120 members of the ADF marched in uniform at this parade. They were supported by members of the Defence Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, and Intersex Information Service (DEFGLIS).

REPRODUCED COURTESY OF THE AUSTRALIAN WAR MEMORIAL P10978.004


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