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RTRFM celebrates International Women’s Day

RTRFM celebrates International Women’s Day

Local community radio station RTRFM is celebrating international Women’s Day by rolling our programming where every interview, every song – and even every presenter is a woman. The celebrations kicked off at 1am this morning with ‘Up Late’ presenter Taylah Strano, at 4am ‘Snooze Button’ took over with Leona Devaz at the microphone. The two presenters created an […]

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Living Proud win LiFE award

Living Proud win LiFE award

Local community group Living Proud was the recipient of a prestigious LiFE Award at the 2015 Suicide Prevention Conference. The non-profit group, who have been delivering services to the GBTI community for over 40 years, was awarded for their work with Q-Life and the One Life Suicide Prevention Strategy. The award has been welcomed by […]

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Playgroups with Pride launch weekend sessions

Playgroups with Pride launch weekend sessions

Playgroups with Pride, the facilitated playgroup that offer supportive and friendly atmosphere for LGBTI families, is commencing weekend events. From tomorrow, August 2nd, the group will meet up fortnightly at the Derrick Earnst Neighbourhood Centre in Morley. The playgroup session is from 9:30am – 11:30am. The centre is located at 42 Rudloc Rd in Morley […]

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Playgroups with Pride Launch New Website

Playgroups with Pride Launch New Website

Playgroups with Pride – the organisation supporting LGBTIQ families have launched their new website. Playgroups with Pride W.A was established in 2013 by Joanne Boyling who saw a growing number of LGBTIQ families. The organisation offers playtime for children, craft activities, songs and stories, and refreshments. As well as guest speakers and excursions. Playgroups with Pride […]

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GALSWA Are Ready for the Big Night

GALSWA Are Ready for the Big Night

The Gay and Lesbian Singers of Western Australia are getting ready for a repeat performance of their ‘Best of Broadway’ show. The community singing group will bring ‘Encore’ an abridged version of their popular show from 2014 to Fringe World this month. Rob Lines, who joined the choir two years ago, said there were lots […]

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New Foundation to Support Indigenous LGBTI People

New Foundation to Support Indigenous LGBTI People

  A new initiative has been launched to create a foundation to deliver support to indigenous LGBTI people and provide suicide prevention strategies. A crowdsource fundraising campaign has been launched to fund the Black Rainbow Living Well Foundation through the website StartSomeGood. Founder Dayemon Bonson told OUTinPerth that the organisation’s aim will be to raise […]

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Get Involved in World AIDS Day

Get Involved in World AIDS Day

December first is World AIDS day, an occasion to reflect on three decades of working to stem the effects of HIV and AIDS. There are a number of ways organisations and individuals can get involved in World AIDS Day. This year, the WA AIDS Council decided to mark the day in a new way. The […]

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Community Gathers To Pay Tribute to MH17 Researchers

Community Gathers To Pay Tribute to MH17 Researchers

Members of the local community will gather tonight at the WA AIDS Memorial to pay tribute to the people lost in the crash of Malaysian Airlines flight MH17. The airliner was shot down over Ukraine early yesterday evening. Amongst it’s victims were 108 delegates heading to the Melbourne conference which will start this weekend. All […]

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New Name for Gay and Lesbian Community Services

New Name for Gay and Lesbian Community Services

Gay and Lesbian Community Services have announced a name change and will now be known as Living Proud: LGBTI Community Services of WA. Announcing the new name Chairperson Phil Hampton said the change reflects the current community and the work the organisation undertakes. “The new name and constitutional changes aim to reflect the contemporary organisation […]

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WA Politician Stephen Dawson To Wed in Canberra

WA Politician Stephen Dawson To Wed in Canberra

Stephen Dawson, Labor’s MLC for the Mining and Pastoral region is set to marry his long time partner Dennis Liddelow in Canberra this weekend. Dawson and Liddelow will be among the first same sex couples to marry in Australia under the territory’s ground breaking law. Liddelow and Dawson were previously had a civil union in Ireland. “But […]

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