Updated December 21, Joanna Henryks and Melissa Lindeman are one of a surprisingly high number of lesbian couples in Alice Springs.
They said they were drawn to the central Australian town by the lifestyle, work opportunities, and warmth of Sprjngs local community. Ms Lindeman, who manages a health service, said she felt more free to be herself in Alice Springs than she did in her former home in Victoria. Bucking the stereotype of an outback Northern Territory town, Alice Springs has one of the highest proportions Mama Rockhampton sex lesbian couples in the country.
Australian Bureau of Statistics ABS census figures show that female same-sex couples represent about one in of all co-habiting couples in the town. The local government areas of Mt Alexander and Hepburn in central Victoria are the only two similar-sized towns in Australia with a higher ratio.
It has grown so much so that there are now twice as many lesbian couples as there are male same-sex couples in Alice Springs. A women-only 'peace camp' at the Pine Gap defence facility in is one factor behind the town's large number of lesbians said local historian Megg Kelham.
An estimated women took Sydney massage everton park in the two-week protest against the dangers of nuclear war, part of a global women's peace movement happening in Sprimgs, America and the UK. Ms Kelham attended the peace camp on a whim while travelling around Australia with her Sex partner Alice Springs girlfriend. Ms Kelham said once the peace camp ended, the lesbian population in Alice Springs grew for a number of reasons but partly due to friendship networks.
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Psychologist Phil Walcott said Alice Springs had long been parnter as 'rainbow friendly', thanks to a Northern Territory Government-backed gay festival that started in Mr Walcott was one of the co-ordinators of the former five-day Alice is Wonderland Festival which targeted people looking for somewhere Morphett Vale girl friendship go after the Sydney Mardi Gras.
As a joint venture, he also set up the Rainbow Connection, the Territory's first gay and lesbian bed and breakfast.
Mr Taylor said the recent growth of migrant communities from India, the Philippines and New Zealand showed that Alice Springs was becoming more accepting. Topics: sexualitycommunity-and-society Spfings, historywomenlifestyle-and-leisurenuclear-issuesalice-springsmelbourne First posted December 21, More stories from Northern Territory.
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