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Celebrate the end of summer at Loton Park

Celebrate the end of summer at Loton Park




There comes a point when (to borrow from Don Henley) nobody on the road, nobody’s on the beach, you can feel it in the air, summer’s out of reach. So as summer comes to a close, Loton Park are celebrating with a Sundowner promising great company, drinks and fine tunes. Their ‘Palms at Loton Summer […]

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LGBTIQ community can rank & refer services with new website

LGBTIQ community can rank & refer services with new website




A new website has been launched that allows LGBTIQ Australians to share community experiences about safe and friendly health and service providers. The RAD Australia website was borne of a collaborative research project between LGBTIQ community organisations and universities, providing a referral database website with review functions for service listings. The design was informed by the […]

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Applications for disability forum close soon

Applications for disability forum close soon




Are you LGBTIQ and living with a disability? Maybe you’re the partner or carer of a person with a disability? There’s just days left to apply for the LGBTI Health Alliances Lived Experience Forum. They’re bringing together LGBTIQ people living with disability from around Australia for an in-person meeting with the National Disability Insurance Agency […]

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Top tips for getting the most out of Mardi Gras

Top tips for getting the most out of Mardi Gras




This weekend will see the fabulous Mardi Gras celebrations in Sydney come to a crescendo with the epic parade down Oxford Street and massive after party at the Horton Pavilion. Psychologist Colin Longworth offers some helpful advice on how to best mentally prepare yourself for the celebrations and some tips on to make sure you […]

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New study links lower teen suicide rate to marriage equality in USA




A study in the USA has connected a reduced rate of suicide in teenagers to the implementation of marriage equality in the country. The study shows that attempts to commit suicide have reduced by 14% in lesbian, gay and bisexual students. The study investigated data from over 760,000 students gathered between 1999 and 2015. Though […]

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Lush feature gay couple in Australian and New Zealand campaign

Lush feature gay couple in Australian and New Zealand campaign




This Valentine’s Day, in the spirit of love and acceptance, LUSH is sharing the love story between Darren, from LUSH in Newmarket and his partner Joel, across all 42 stores in Australia and New Zealand. The couple will feature in the handmade cosmetic company’s advertisements that will be rolled out across the country. Last week […]

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New research highlights concerns of older LGBT people

New research highlights concerns of older LGBT people




Older gay men’s concerns regarding ageing and aged-care settings are driven by their class and sexuality, according to new research from Swinburne University of Technology. There has been a growing focus both locally and internationally into how LGBTIQ people are treated in aged care. Plans for the first LGBT specific retirement home were launched in […]

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Loton Park’s Tennis Championships a success

Loton Park’s Tennis Championships a success




The inaugural edition of the GLTA Perth Lawn Tennis Championships were held earlier this month at Loton Park Tennis Club. A total of 72 players were in action throughout the weekend, and traveled from across the country and as far as Europe, Asia and the USA to take part in the grass court tournament. In […]

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Wear your brightest for Loton Park’s White Party

Wear your brightest for Loton Park’s White Party




Get out your crispiest whites and head on down to Loton Park Tennis Club this Saturday for the White Party! Perth’s premier LGBTIQ+ sporting club will be celebrating the year’s first tennis tourney with a big party at the recently renovated clubhouse. Loton Park favourite DJ Rob dB will be on the decks as LPTC […]

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Clinical trials for inject-able PrEP treatment start

Clinical trials for inject-able PrEP treatment start




Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis (PrEP) treatment has made a major difference to the number of people contracting HIV in developed countries. Currently people can take a daily pill, usually the brand medication Truvada, and protect themselves from acquiring the virus. The medication has been shown to have a 99% effectiveness rate in stopping the virus from being […]

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