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Look left, look right: Intersectionality in the queer community

Look left, look right: Intersectionality in the queer community

Intersectionality is the belief that systems of oppression are fundamentally interconnected and because of this they cannot be examined separately from one another.  Intersectional identities exist in infinite and complex combinations, each layer of identity adding multiple opportunities for exposure to discrimination. As a white, cisgender lesbian my intersectionality exposes me to homophobia and sexism, […]

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Jim Morrison joins RTRFM for new indigenous program

Jim Morrison joins RTRFM for new indigenous program

Community radio station RTRFM have announced they’re adding a brand new program to their current program grid. Moorditj Mag which will run from 11am – 12pm each Thursday morning will be a weekly look at Indigenous Affairs both nationally and locally with Jim Morrison and Wayne Bynder. Jim Morrison is the Head of Yokai, an […]

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British UKIP candidate compares being gay to her own attraction to gorillas

British UKIP candidate compares being gay to her own attraction to gorillas

A candidate for the United Kingdom Independence Party (UKIP) who is running in the Glasgow Council election has compared being gay to her own attraction to Gorillas. Gisella Allen made the comments as she explained her belief that gay people should keep their sexuality a secret. “Do you think I am going all over the […]

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Volunteer with OUT for Australia

Community group Out for Australia are looking for new volunteers to join the Western Australian branch of their organisation. Many LGBTIQ university students or young professionals in the early stages of their career face uncertainties or anxieties about how their sexual orientation, gender identity or intersex status may impact their professional careers. Out for Australia […]

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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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Loton Park celebrates its centenary

Loton Park Tennis Club marked their centenary and celebrated the completion of their recent renovations with an afternoon tea that reflected on the club’s long history. Premier Colin Barnett attended the event alongside local politicians Eleni Evangel MLA and Michael Sutherland MLA, and the Mayor of Vincent John Carey. Barnett said Perth was lucky to […]

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Attack of the Clones: Scams, phishing & online security

Attack of the Clones: Scams, phishing & online security

I was working from home, sitting in front of my laptop typing away on a story for our website when a Facebook message flashed across my screen. It was from a friend I hadn’t seen for a while, he asked how I was and said he had some great news to share. He told me […]

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Pride WA announce review of Fairday celebrations

Pride WA announce review of Fairday celebrations

Pride WA have released a statement on the future of Fairday following a community forum in September to discuss future timing and cost structure of the event to ensure sustainability. At the community meeting Pride WA revealed that the 2016 event had run at a substantial loss of around $20,000. The committee’s representatives told the […]

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Queer radio station JOY 94.9 targeted by bomb threat

Queer radio station JOY 94.9 targeted by bomb threat

Australia’s only queer focused radio station, Melbourne’s JOY 94.9 was evacuated on Monday night after they received a bomb threat. In a statement the station confirmed that the premises were evacuated as per their emergency response plan. The community radio station’s volunteers were allowed to return to the studios after it had been cleared by […]

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