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Military Pride Ball turns on the glamour

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The DEFGLIS Military Pride Ball was a spectacular and glamorous celebration of LGBTI inclusion in the Australian Defence Force. Images from the evening are now available inside this article, with more to follow including speeches.

The ball recognised LGBTI diversity and inclusion achievement from throughout the Australian Defence Force.

DEFGLIS launched the its new women's facebook networking group which aims to better provide for the needs of gay, bisexual and transgender women. The separate group will aims to encourage a greater level of engagement, mentoring and support.

The Defence Pride network was launched by Ms Nikki Curtin, Director - Centre of Diversity Expertise and Major General Gus Gillmore, AO, DSC - Commander of Forces Command on behalf of the Senior Leadership of Defence.

Human Rights Commissioner Tim Wilson provided the key note address speaking about his recently launched "Resilient Individuals" Report and efforts to remove state-based discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation, gender identity and intersex status.

The entertainment during the evening was provided by the Royal Australian Navy Band Sydney.

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Images below: (c) Copyright 2015 De Leggo for DEFGLIS Defence LGBTI Information Service Incorporated

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