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Pride March in Melbourne

Melbourne’s Jewish Community has come out in force to participate in the annual Pride March in St Kilda.

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The largest contingent to date, this year saw community stalwarts Aleph Melbourne and the Jewish Lesbian Group of Victoria joined by a strong presence from youth groups Habonim Dror, SKIF, Netzer and Hashomer Hatzair.

Members of AUJS and the Jewish Community Council of Victoria also marched in solidarity.

Also in attendance were David Southwick, MLA for Caulfield and Victorian Shadow Minister for Health Mary Wooldridge.

Pride March celebrates the rich diversity of Melbourne’s LGBTIQ community. Aleph Melbourne has participated every year since 1997. The significant presence of Jewish youth groups in Pride March over the past three years shows that increasingly, young people are passionate about equality, inclusion, respect and social justice.

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