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Police investigate assault on gay man in Geraldton

Police investigate assault on gay man in Geraldton

A 20-year-old Geraldton man’s night celebrating the recent ‘Yes’ result of the marriage postal survey had a violent end when he was assaulted after leaving a nightclub. Geraldton’s popular Vibe Nightclub cancelled its regular ‘Ladies Night’ to host a celebration of the postal survey coming down in favour of marriage equality. Stewart Whiteaker decided to […]

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Christian Schools Australia say religious protections should be retained

Christian Schools Australia say religious protections should be retained

An national fellowship of Christian Schools are asking for no changes to be made to legal exemptions that allow faith-based schools to discriminate based on sexuality, following the removal of a gay teacher from a Perth college. The West Australian have reported that Christian Schools Australia have written to Attorney General John Quigley and Education Minister […]

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Government releases findings of LGBTI aged care strategy review

Government releases findings of LGBTI aged care strategy review

The Turnbull Government have released a review of aged care for LGBTI+ Australians, following the implementation of an inclusive strategy five years ago. The National Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender and Intersex Ageing and Aged Care Strategy was designed in consultation with LGBTI+ groups and advisors to ensure “equitable access to high-quality, culturally appropriate aged care […]

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McGowan promises to look into loopholes that allow gay teachers to be fired

McGowan promises to look into loopholes that allow gay teachers to be fired

Premier Mark McGowan says he doesn’t agree with a WA school’s decision to end the employment of a gay teacher and promises his government will look into the loop holes in WA’s anti-discrimination laws that allow it to happen. On Monday OUTinPerth reported that school teacher Craig Campbell had been let go by the school […]

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South Coast Baptist College responds to removal of gay teacher

South Coast Baptist College responds to removal of gay teacher

South Coast Baptist College has defended its decision to discontinue the employment of a relief teacher because he revealed he was in a same sex relationship. On Monday OUTinPerth revealed that local gay man Craig Campbell had lost his position as a relief teacher at the school after he let his superiors know that he […]

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Government appoints Philip Ruddock to review religious freedoms

Government appoints Philip Ruddock to review religious freedoms

The Turnbull government has appointed former Attorney General Philip Ruddock to review religious freedoms in Australia. The appointment comes as government members argue over the amount of religious protections to be incorporated into the nation’s marriage laws following the resounding ‘Yes’ response from the national marriage postal survey. The bill currently before parliament was developed […]

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Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe resigns

Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe resigns

Robert Mugabe, the long standing President of Zimbabwe has resigned. His resignation comes after a military take over, days of protests and the commencement of impeachment processes. In the nation’s parliament, the Speaker Jacob Mudenda, announced that Mugabae has written a letter announcing his resignation. In the letter the President said he had not been […]

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Police defend not warning LGBTI community about a spate of gay bashings

Police defend not warning LGBTI community about a spate of gay bashings

Western Australian police have defended their decision to not tell the LGBTI community that a series of violent assaults on gay men were occurring in Perth’s southern suburbs. Two men appeared in court last week pleading guilty to their involvement in the attacks, they will return to court next month for sentencing. Four of the […]

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Teacher loses his job after employer finds out he is gay

Teacher loses his job after employer finds out he is gay

After working as a high school teacher for three years Craig Campbell decided to switch to working as a relief teacher, aside from continuing on at the school he was part of the staff at, he also began teaching at a school that was close to his heart. It was the school he’d attended for […]

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Canadian PM Justin Trudeau will apologise to LGBTI citizens for past injustices

Canadian PM Justin Trudeau will apologise to LGBTI citizens for past injustices

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has announced his government will make a formal apology to LGBTQ2 citizens for past injustices. “On November 28, the Government will offer a formal apology to LGBTQ2 Canadians in the House – for the persecution & injustices they have suffered, and to advance together on the path to equality & […]

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