Graham Simms is a Gadigal Elder and Respected Community Member and is a well known Drag Artist/Entertainer.
· Graham was born in Crown Street, Sydney on Gadigal Country.
· He has connection to his Father’s Country – Bidgigal Clan at La Perouse.
· Graham has strong connection to his Mothers Country which is Roseby Park, Aboriginal Mission at Orient Point, (also known as Jerrinja), Yuin Wandi Wandian Country on the South Coast of NSW, where he lived before moving back home to Sydney in 1996, and he has lived and been a part of the Redfern Community for the past 23yrs.
Graham and his Drag Character are very active in the Local and Rainbow Communities for well over 23yrs and has just recently returned from Athens / Greece, as a Gadigal Elder / First Nations Representative with Sydney Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras for Sydney’s World Pride Bid for 2023 which Sydney Won.
Graham has so much more to share with his life story, but is happy to talk further about that on the panel if asked.