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Taiwan awaits marriage equality decision

Taiwan awaits marriage equality decision




A court decision that would bring marriage equality to Taiwan is expected to be handed down today. If Taiwan allows same sex couples the right to marry, it will be the first country in Asia to ahieve marriage equality. The case before the courts has been brought by gay rights activist Chi Chia-wei who has […]

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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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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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