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NYE at Connections Nightclub




New Year’s Eve was a mountain of fun – that involved a mountain of glitter and confetti. The ‘Queens of the Stone Age’ party saw people embracing their inner-caveman while DJ Dom De Sousa from Sydney brought some tyrannosaurus tunes.

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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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iOTA is not just your average joe




WA performance artist iOTA is reconnecting with his roots in his all new show, The Average Joe. An actor, composer, singer, writer, voice artist, dancer and music theatre presenter, iOTA gives Fringe World audiences an insight into his world in a camp, confessional story scored by a live band. iOTA is a multiple award winning […]

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Noor Salman, wife of Pulse Nightclub shooter arrested

Noor Salman, wife of Pulse Nightclub shooter arrested




The FBI have arrested Noor Salman, the wife of Omar Mateen, the gunman behind the Pulse Nightclub shootings in Orlando Florida. Salman was arrested in San Francisco in relation to charges she faces in Florida, including obstruction of justice. Orlando Police Chief John Mina has confirmed that one of the charges will be “aiding and […]

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Bronski Beat’s Larry Steinbachek dies

Bronski Beat’s Larry Steinbachek dies




Larry Steinbachek, keyboard player for queer ’80s band Bronski Beat has passed away. Steinbachek’s sister Louise Jones, told the BBC that he passed away in December following a short battle with cancer. He was 56 years old. Alongside Steve Bronski and Jimmy Somerville, Steinbachek formed the electro band Bronski Beat in 1983 and the trio quickly […]

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Former Connections DJ Lee Bowman passes away

Former Connections DJ Lee Bowman passes away




Former Connections DJ Lee Bowman passed away on January 3rd, he was 59 years old. Lee was a resident DJ in the early days of the respected nightclub. He provided the soundtrack to the gay communities lives between 1978 and 1980. At the time, Lee was the boyfriend of Connection’s owner Peter Robinson, who paid […]

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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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‘The Pass’ and ‘Moonlight’ score BAFTA nominations

‘The Pass’ and ‘Moonlight’ score BAFTA nominations




Queer themed films ‘The Pass’ and ‘Moonlight’ have both scored nominations at the BAFTAs. The British Academy of Film and Television Awards are seen as an indicator of which films might fare well at the Academy Awards. ‘Moonlight’ hot off it’s win for Best Drama Picture at the Golden Globes picked up four nominations. It’s […]

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Dustin Lance Black discusses the importance of ‘When We Rise’

Dustin Lance Black discusses the importance of ‘When We Rise’




Screenwriter Dustin Lance Black has spoken about the importance of representing LGBTI history to wider audiences ahead of the premiere of his new project When We Rise. The sprawling eight hour long mini-series which premieres of US television in February charts the rise of the gay rights movement from the Stonewall Riots to the modern day. […]

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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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