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Social Impact Festival focuses on themes of home, land and place

Social Impact Festival focuses on themes of home, land and place




The Social Impact Festival brings cutting-edge ideas into the spotlight once again, generating and sharing tactics and insights for addressing contemporary social problems. This year, representatives from numerous industries, cultures and sectors will come to speak to their experiences on this year’s themes of Home, Land and Place. The ten day festival includes a number […]

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Alan Joyce pie-thrower fined over assault

Alan Joyce pie-thrower fined over assault




The man who smashed a pie into the face of QANTAS boss Alan Joyce appeared in a Perth court last week and was fined $3,600. In May, Tony Overheu hid behind a stage at business breakfast at Perth’s Hyatt Hotel. When guest speaker Alan Joyce addressed the crowd, Overheu pushed a lemon meringue pie into […]

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Tiernan Brady to speak at the Disrupted Festival of Ideas

Tiernan Brady to speak at the Disrupted Festival of Ideas




Tiernan Brady from the Equality campaign will be one of the speaker’s at Disrupted: The Festival of Ideas later this month. Brady will join news presenter Narelda Jacobs for ‘Share the Love Mate’, a discussion about how does a minority right become a majority opinion? Tiernan was the political director of the Irish marriage equality […]

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You’ve got mail! Perth’s queer community’s message to Margaret Court

You’ve got mail! Perth’s queer community’s message to Margaret Court




Religious leader, the Reverend Margaret Court, received some mail from Perth’s LGBTI+ community, their friends and families this week. Hundreds of people voiced their thoughts about the outspoken minister’s comments about gay people, marriage equality and transgender people at The Court Hotel’s recent ‘Love All’ celebration. Now the letters and petitions people filled in have […]

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Global Day of Action: Equal Love WA lead Pride March

Global Day of Action: Equal Love WA lead Pride March




Last weekend, dozens of protesters gathered in Forrest Place in conjunction with others across the country to march against Australia’s lack of marriage equality and discriminatory anti-LGBTQIA+ laws around the world. Organised by local advocates Equal Love WA, speakers including federal Labor Senator Sue Lines, Carolyn Smith of United Voice, and My Kitchen Rules alum Jordan Bruno. Opening […]

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Margaret Court lobs a few famous lines in The Court’s latest drag show




Margaret Court made an appearance at The Court Hotel’s ‘Love All’ party on Saturday night. The former Tennis great turned religious leader was portrayed by drag star Scarlet Adams who was joined on stage by racket wielding friend Alexis Armstrong. Performing to a cleverly edited series of quotes from the outspoken former Grand Slam champ, […]

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Living Proud LGBTI community services face uncertain future

Living Proud LGBTI community services face uncertain future




Update (15/06) A spokesperson for the Mental Health Commission (MHC) told OUTinPerth funding is still available for Living Proud WA in the form of a grant, should they choose to reapply. “In 2016, through a competitive grant process, Living Proud were awarded a 13 month grant for the delivery of suicide prevention training and workshops […]

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Marriage equality on the move in City of Rockingham

Marriage equality on the move in City of Rockingham




A new campaign in support of marriage equality has emerged in the City of Rockingham, following local government support recently from the councils of Bayswater and Fremantle. Mmerit (Motion for Marriage Equality in Rockingham – It’s Time) co-convenor Jordon Steele-John explains that community support is on the rise. “The Mmerit campaign was kicked off less […]

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Senator Dean Smith wishes OUTinPerth a happy birthday

Senator Dean Smith wishes OUTinPerth a happy birthday




For more than a decade, OUTInPerth has been a pillar for Western Australia’s LGBTI community. You have been the standard-bearer for news, opinion and culture in our great state. You have always been there for the good times and in times of trouble. Whether reporting hard truths about our health and wellbeing, pop stars visiting […]

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Man charged over Alan Joyce pie incident appears in court

Man charged over Alan Joyce pie incident appears in court




The man charged over the incident involving Alan Joyce and a lemon meringue pie has briefly appeared in court. Perth Now has reported on the case. Sixty seven year old Tony Overheu appeared in Perth’s magistrate court this morning charged with common assault, trespass and damage. It is alleged that he hid behind a stage […]

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