Updated December 21, Joanna Henryks and Melissa Lindeman are one of a surprisingly high number of lesbian couples in Alice Springs.
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They said they were drawn to the central Australian town by the lifestyle, work Spprings, and warmth parfy the local community. Ms Lindeman, who manages a health service, said she felt more free to be herself in Alice Lesbian Alice Springs party than she did in her former Mia escort South Brisbane in Victoria.
Bucking the stereotype of an outback Northern Territory town, Alice Springs has one of the highest proportions of lesbian couples in the country. Australian Bureau of Statistics ABS Aloce 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.
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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 part in the two-week protest against the dangers of nuclear war, part of a global women's peace movement happening in Europe, America and the UK. Ms Kelham attended the Luke Wollongong tour dates camp on a whim while travelling around Australia with her then girlfriend.
Ms Kelham said once the peace camp ended, Sprinngs lesbian population in Alice Springs grew for a number of reasons but partly due to friendship networks. Psychologist Phil Walcott said Alice Springs had long been seen as 'rainbow friendly', thanks to Spriings 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 Lesbian Alice Springs party to go after the Sydney Mardi Gras.
As a Sprinhs 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-societyhistorywomenlifestyle-and-leisurenuclear-issuesalice-springsmelbourne First posted December 21, More stories from Northern Territory.
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