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Pauline Hanson stands by candidate

Pauline Hanson stands by candidate




One Nation leader Pauline Hanson is standing by her candidate who said LGBT people were out to destroy families. Speaking to the Courier Mail, Senator Hanson reportedly laughed off incident and declared that the social media post attributed to Tracey Bell-Henselin were not homophobic. “They are not homophobic comments at all,” Senator Hanson said. “That […]

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One Nation’s Tracey Bell-Henselin: “LGBTI is out to destroy families”

One Nation’s Tracey Bell-Henselin: “LGBTI is out to destroy families”




A third One Nation candidate is facing criticism for their social media comments about people who identify as gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender and intersex. The Courier Mail has highlighted social media comments attributed to Tracey Bell-Henselin, who is the party’s candidate for Queensland state seat of Glasshouse. Among the comments Bell-Henselin is alleged to have posted […]

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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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Whitney Richards revisits family and the Rock Eisteddfod in ‘I Do, I Don’t’

Whitney Richards revisits family and the Rock Eisteddfod in ‘I Do, I Don’t’




  ‘I Do, I Don’t” is an exploration of family, identity and personal history written and performed by Perth-born Whitney Richards. Seeking to recreate memories Richards’ suspects she had suppressed the play was pieced together using interviews with her family, recalling fond memories of the Rock Eisteddfod Challenge and inspiration from her namesake Whitney Houston. “I […]

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What’s on this week’s ‘All Things Queer’

What’s on this week’s ‘All Things Queer’




‘All Things Queer’ RTRFM’s weekly program focussed on LGBTIQ+ issues is on air today at 11:00am. On today’s show the team have lined up a great series of interviews. Vice President of Pride WA Graham Lovelock is going to be providing some information on what’s planned for this years PrideFEST in November. Paul Van Lieshout […]

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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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Here I Am: Queer Christians tell their stories in new documentary

Here I Am: Queer Christians tell their stories in new documentary




Queer Christians are telling their unique stories in a new Australian documentary by producer John Wallace. The video gives LGBTI Christians and their families and support networks a platform to detail their personal experiences navigating life as queer people of faith. Wallace tells Same Same he was inspired by a mother of a gay son […]

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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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Thinking of Starting a Family?

Thinking of Starting a Family?




Are you thinking of starting a family? A local production company is making a documentary about people who are in thinking about starting a family and people in the process of becoming parents. Alice Ross, one of the producers on the project shared with OUTinPerth what inspired them to embark on their journey and what […]

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Penny Wong is Expecting a Second Child




Penny Wong, Labor’s Senate leader his just announced that she and her partner Sophie Allouache are expected their second child. The couple already have a three year old daughter named Alexandra. They are expecting the arrival of their second child in April. Senator Wong shared with the Advertiser that Alexandra was excited to have a […]

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