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A new exhibition marks the 50th anniversary of the 1967 referendum

A new exhibition marks the 50th anniversary of the 1967 referendum




A landmark exhibition of WA Indigenous art acknowledging and celebrating the 50th anniversary of the 1967 Referendum, opens this weekend at the Perth Institute of Contemporary Art (PICA). When the Sky Fell brings together a range of Indigenous artists who continue to lay claim to country and document the history of those places significantly affected by […]

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German parliament will vote on marriage equality on Friday

German parliament will vote on marriage equality on Friday




Germany’s parliament will vote on marriage equality on Friday. A bill that will see LGBT couples be allowed to wed, and adopt children, was added to the agenda for Friday’s parliamentary sitting. German Chancellor has Angela Merkel has indicated that politicians in her party will be able to exercise a concience vote, rather than being […]

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You can now get ‘Tom of Finland’ vodka




Tom of Finland vodka has just been released in the United Kingdom. The homoerotic artwork of artist Touko Laaksonen is celebrated in a new film, and the special vodka has been created in conjunction with the film. The Organic Vodka (40% ABV) is a new super-premium spirit distilled in Finland from organic wheat and rye. The […]

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Mark Latham: All gays work in the mainstream media

Mark Latham: All gays work in the mainstream media




Mark Latham has made international headlines with his latest outburst. The former Labor leader, who recently joined the Liberal Democrats, thinks all gay people work in the mainstream media. Latham responded to yesterday’s release of data from the census with the outrageous claim. The census showed a significant increase in the number of couples in […]

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Christopher Pyne apologises for marriage equality comments

Christopher Pyne apologises for marriage equality comments




Liberal minister Christopher Pyne has apologised for his comments where he suggested marriage equality might be achieved in Australia sooner than people expected. Leaked comments Pyne made last Friday set off days of in-fighting among government ministers exposing an ideological rift within the party’s ranks. The South Australian MP made the apology during a speech […]

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Support OUTinPerth via Patreon and add a rainbow friend to your world




The incredibly talented Deborah Elkes and Linda Davie created a family of rainbow bears, owls, tweedle bugs and one eyed monsters to celebrate our 15th birthday. They’ve lived in the window of The OUTPost for the last few weeks but now they’re ready to find new homes. The first 25 people who sign-up to our […]

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Culture Club are coming back and they’re bring Tom Bailey and The Human League!

Culture Club are coming back and they’re bring Tom Bailey and The Human League!




Culture Club are heading back to Perth and this time they are bring The Human League and Tom Bailey from Thompson Twins along for the ride. The band visited Perth twice last year, showing that they’re at the top of their game and delivering an outstandingly good live show.  This time they’ll be playing a […]

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Support for marriage equality continues to grow in the USA

Support for marriage equality continues to grow in the USA




Two years after the US Supreme Court handed down its landmark decision on marriage equality support for same -sex unions has continued to grow. A study from the Pew Research Centre has found that many groups who previously opposed marriage equality were now supportive. A majority of blacks and baby boomers now support allowing gays […]

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Jewish pride flag banned from Chicago pride parade

Jewish pride flag banned from Chicago pride parade




A lesbian pride parade in Chicago has come under fire after officials asked people marching with a Jewish Pride flag to leave the march. A representative of the organising group has told a local newspaper that the women carry a rainbow flag featuring the Star of David were asked to leave because the flags “made people […]

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Tanzania vows to arrest people “protecting gay interests”

Tanzania vows to arrest people “protecting gay interests”




The Tanzanian government has threatened to arrest and deport foreigners who argue in favour of LGBTI rights and close down any organisations that are supportive of the LGBTI community. A warning was issued by the country’s Interior Minister, Mwigulu Nchemba, via the country’s state owned media outlet. “I would like to remind and warn all organisations […]

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