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Nepal’s public service open to transgender job applications

Nepal’s public service open to transgender job applications




KATHMANDU:  A new government report has shown that over 600 transgender people applied for jobs within Nepal’s civil service last year. Activist have hailed the statistic as practical proof that the country’s commitment to recognising a third gender is making a real change. A 2007 court ruling formally recognised a gender option other than male […]

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LGBTIQ State Election Forum at The Court this Tuesday




Ahead of the WA state election on March 11, OUTinPerth and The Court Hotel are teaming up to give voters the opportunity to ask politicians about LGBTIQ issues that are important to them. Labor’s Lisa Baker MLA and Greens MLC Lynn MacLaren along with figures from other parties will be available to answer your questions […]

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Study highlights health problems related to chest binding

Study highlights health problems related to chest binding




A new study has highlighted health problems associated with trans-men wearing chest binders. The Binding Project at Boston University in believed to be a world first. The practice of chest binding to create a more masculine appearance is well know within the queer community, but medical professionals and the general pubic are less informed – […]

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One Nation’s Richard Eldridge apologies for offensive comments




One Nation’s Richard Eldridge has apologised for comments he made on a Twitter account prior to standing as a political candidate. Speaking to 6PR’s new drive time host Oliver Peterson, Eldridge said the tweets from the account named ‘Ned Kelly’ were usually sent while the ABC’s program Q&A was screening. He explained that the tweets were meant […]

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Four teens charged over Canberra ‘blackmail’ scam

Four teens charged over Canberra ‘blackmail’ scam




Four teenagers have been arrested and charged over an alleged blackmail scam in Canberra. The youthful foursome, which includes two brothers, are accused of targeting gay men through online dating apps. Last month concern was raised regarding reports that gay men were being extorted after making connections via hook-up apps. ACT based organisation The AIDS […]

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Michelle Meyers says anyone can google info on the mind control program

Michelle Meyers says anyone can google info on the mind control program




Yesterday the official Facebook page for One Nation’s Michelle Meyers was taken offline as it was swamped by people posted images of rainbows and queer families. Before the page was deleted, Meyers told those posting rainbows to her page that she stood by her comments. Her statements, which were first reported by OUTinPerth, suggested that […]

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The Greens say there is no place for One Nation in WA Parliament

The Greens say there is no place for One Nation in WA Parliament




It seems like everyday there’s another story about a One Nation candidate expressing racist and homophobic views. In recent days OUTinPerth revealed Bateman candidate Michelle Meyers had concerns about a Nazi styled mind control program. The Australian reported on Ross Slater in Murray-Wellington‘s belief that marriage equality would lead to brothers and sisters wanting to […]

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Korean gay rights groups call for better sex education in schools

Korean gay rights groups call for better sex education in schools




  Korean gay rights groups are calling for the country to introduce a more comprehensive sex education program into the nation’s schools. Currently there is no mention of LGBT people in text books relating to any subject in Korean schools. In January the country’s education department announced that a curriculum review would uphold the policy […]

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Senate committee reach consensus on path to marriage equality

Senate committee reach consensus on path to marriage equality




A cross-party Senate committee tasked with examining the government’s proposed bill to enable marriage equality have reached a consensus on the best way to move forward. In what Greens Senator Janet Rice has described as an “unprecedented show of collaboration”, the report opens the door to a new bill to be introduced to parliament. The […]

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Prime Minster asked about covert Nazi styled mind control

Prime Minster asked about covert Nazi styled mind control




Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull has been asked about the gay community’s rumoured Nazi styled mind control. In parliament  the PM was questioned about a One Nation candidate’s claims that the LGBTI community uses a Nazi or Soviet styled covert mind control program to build support for gay rights. Tony Burke, the Manager of Opposition Business […]

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