Once the location of Canberra’s first publicly-organised LGBTQIA+ event in the ACT, today Glebe Park, located in the heart of the city, acts as a meeting place for Lucy Dingwall and Sita Sargeant, two queer women waiting patiently to begin their walking tour. As a number of tour participants arrive, Lucy announces to the group: “Canberra is Australia’s queerest city”. She is right. In the most recent census, Canberra was found to be home to the largest percentage of same-sex couples in any state or territory. And, while homosexuality was only officially decriminalised in the territory in 1976, the city has a long history of LGBTQIA+ advocacy and resistance.