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Shorten labels the Liberals dual plebiscite plans as dumb and dumber

Shorten labels the Liberals dual plebiscite plans as dumb and dumber




Labor leader Bill Shorten has labeled the Liberal party’s plan to push forward with a plebiscite, and then potentially a postal plebiscite, as “dumb and dumber” ideas. Yesterday following a crisis meeting Liberal MPs overwhelmingly voted to maintain their current policy of holding a compulsory, but non-binding plebiscite, on marriage equality. The party committed to […]

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Enter the world between life and death in Coma Land




Black Swan State Theatre Company’s upcoming production will take audiences on a journey into Coma Land, a world between life and death. Created by Perth playwright Will O’Mahony (Tonsils + Tweezers, The Mars Project, Great White), Coma Land follows the story of child genius and piano prodigy Boon trapped in this bizarre new world trying to wake […]

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Kids will have endless fun at Jurassic Creatures

Kids will have endless fun at Jurassic Creatures




Jurassic Creatures has opened at Crown Pyramid and it’s promises to fulfill a dinosaur enthusiasts wildest dreams. To test the claim we took the biggest dinosaur obsessives we know to see the show. Benjamin, who is almost three, lives and breathes dinosaurs, so he came along to the interactive exhibition as our guest with his six […]

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Julie Andrews’ new Netflix show stars non-binary character

Julie Andrews’ new Netflix show stars non-binary character




A new Netflix children’s program starring the legendary Julie Andrews features a young character who identifies as non-binary and gender neutral. Julie’s Greenroom aims to teach children about the performing arts with Andrews, Hollywood stars and a cast of The Jim Henson Company’s puppet kids. Riley, the auburn-haired gender neutral member of the puppet cast, is […]

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WA Senator Louise Pratt delivers emotional speech against plebiscite

WA Senator Louise Pratt delivers emotional speech against plebiscite




Labor Senator for Western Australia Louise Pratt gave a stirring and personal speech in the Senate yesterday, during debate on the Government’s now defunct plebiscite bill. The out politician and mother has been a vocal opponent of the plebiscite since its inception under the Abbott Liberal government, and yesterday she spoke from her own experience […]

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Mother perplexed when she met a transgender person

Mother perplexed when she met a transgender person




The Daily Telegraph has published an opinion piece from a mother who was upset when she met, what she presumed to be, a transgender person working at her local Woolworths. Niamh Kavanagh shared with the newspaper’s readers how she recently became flustered when she met a woman with a deeper voice working on the checkout. […]

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Paediatrician disputes ACL claims about same-sex parents

Paediatrician disputes ACL claims about same-sex parents




A former paediatrician and MP for the Australian Labor Party has written an open letter to Australian Christian Lobby national director Lyle Shelton disputing claims that marriage equality is not fair to children. Dr Michael Freelander served as a children’s doctor for 37 years, including time as the Head of Paediatrics at Campbelltown Hospital. Now, Freelander is […]

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Is your child gender diverse?

Is your child gender diverse?




Is your child gender diverse? If so, here’s a great chance to meet up with other parents of gender diverse children. The community group Transmen of WA is hosting a meeting for families who need support and assistance. The get-together to be held in West Perth on June 25th from 12:00pm – 2:30pm and will […]

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PFLAG steps up campaign calling for the plebiscite to be axed

PFLAG steps up campaign calling for the plebiscite to be axed




The Parents and Friends of Lesbians and Gays (PFLAG) have stepped up their campaign against the marriage plebiscite by taking out an advertisement in The Australian. The group that represents the parents and families of LGBTIQ people said it’s time for the Prime Minister to stop sidestepping the issue of marriage equality. Recently the government […]

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Actress Sally Field horrified by parents who don’t accept their gay kids




  Actress Sally Field has shared her thoughts about parents who don’t accept their LGBT children and offered some advice. “First of all, don’t be frightened. And don’t put your own prejudices or fears about sexuality – your own fears about sexuality – on your children. Sexuality is a glorious part of existence.” Field said […]

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