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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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King of Norway celebrates diversity with pro-LGBTIQ+ speech

King of Norway celebrates diversity with pro-LGBTIQ+ speech




King Harald V of Norway has shown his support his nation’s diverse citizenship and the LGBTIQ+ community, delivering a moving speech in Oslo’s Palace Park last week. “Norwegians are girls who love girls, boys who love boys and girls who love each other,” King Harald said. The monarch also celebrated Norway’s religious diversity, saying that […]

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Help make a film about love

Help make a film about love




On Sunday 31st of July, 2016, independent producer, director, and writer Lan Nguyen is filming her latest short film entitled, ”Was It Love?” in Perth and is looking for 150 volunteer extras (ages 18 to 30) to be a part of this exciting production. The volunteer extras are required from 9:30am to 12:30pm at Metro […]

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Youth support group True Colours faces uncertain future

Youth support group True Colours faces uncertain future




True Colours, an LGBTIQ youth support group based in WA’s South West, will no longer receive funding from its governing body – Uniting Care West. The group, which is understood to have received no direct government funding, worked with schools and the wider community to raise awareness of issues LGBTIQ youth are facing and cultivate […]

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