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Racism & the queer community: The folly of racial preference

Racism & the queer community: The folly of racial preference




Adding black and brown to the Philadelphia pride flag in order to highlight the disproportionate violence occurring to LGBTIQ+ people of colour in Philadelphia is all it took to evoke white fragility in queer white people across the globe. Unfortunately pointing out the suffering of people of colour always evokes a bunch of knee-jerk reactions. […]

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Anti-gay flyers found in Melbourne

Anti-gay flyers found in Melbourne




A new series of flyers attacking the LGBTIQ community have appeared in Melbourne. The flyers include a doctored image that juxtaposes a rainbow crosswalk and flags with images of the Nazi swastika flag. The rambling text of the flyers rallies against consumerism, the media, and society’s growing “heterophobia”. The flyers make comparisons between the propaganda […]

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STYLEAID casts models for final runway walk

STYLEAID casts models for final runway walk




STYLEAID’s organisers have cast the models who’ll appear in the final runway presentation for the fashion fundraiser. Hundreds of models converged at Crown hoping that they’d have the look organisers were looking for. One by one they took turns appearing in front of the casting panels hoping they had the right look, walk and style […]

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New Research: Gay men using HIV self-testing follow up results

New Research: Gay men using HIV self-testing follow up results




A new study in the USA has found that gay men who use self-administered rapid HIV tests follow up positive results with confirmatory testing. When self administered testing was introduced one of the main concerns was people would not take the next step in the treatment process. Encouraging people who are at risk of acquiring […]

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#EyesOnChechnya: Celebs pressure White House to take action

#EyesOnChechnya: Celebs pressure White House to take action




US broadcaster MTV has launched a new campaign to raise awareness of reports that gay/bi men are being tortured and killed in Chechnya. Celebrities are using the hashtag #EyesOnChechnya to mark 100 days since the initial report of the anti-gay violence, and calling on the White House to take action. We’ve known about gay men […]

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Support OUTinPerth monthly for exclusive giveaways

Support OUTinPerth monthly for exclusive giveaways




Last week we put out an OUTinPerth reader survey to find out what you liked and didn’t like about our publication. Thanks to all who took part and let us know what we’re doing right and what you want to see from us in the future. Many of our readers said they would be interested […]

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Save OUTinPerth: Don’t let WA’s LGBTIQ+ community lose its voice




One year ago OUTinPerth was relaunched via this crowdsource campaign. Graeme Watson and Leigh Andrew Hill launched this campaign to ensure that Western Australia continued to have independent queer media. We urgently need your help to be able to continue doing our work. Without news services like OUTinPerth, you might never have heard about One […]

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