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Timor Leste holds its first Pride Parade

Timor Leste holds its first Pride Parade

Timor Leste held their first Pride parade over the weekend and got a great turnout. Prime Minister Rui Maria De Araujo voiced his support for LGBT rights ahead of the celebrations. “Everyone has the potential to contribute to the development of the nation, including members of the LGBT community,” De Araujo said in a video last […]

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Pride WA announces new committee of management

Pride WA, the Premier LGBTIQ Arts and Culture Organisation in Western Australia, has announced a number of new members to its committee of management. Following several long-serving committee members standing down at the end of their terms, six new faces have joined the management team. Jeremy Wray, Tania Giorgetta, Roscoe Holyoake, Frances Burgess, Michael Della Maddalena, […]

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Perth celebrates Pride with a massive parade

Perth celebrates Pride with a massive parade

Perth has celebrated Pride 2016 with a massive parade through Northbridge. Over sixty floats wove their way through the streets as crowds of enthusiastic spectators looked on. This years parade included a number of firsts. It was the first time the WA Police had been given permission to march in uniform in the parade, and […]

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Perth’s Pride celebrations ready to roll

Perth’s Pride celebrations ready to roll

Perth’s Pride Parade will fill the streets of Northbridge from 8pm tomorrow night. Over sixty community groups, businesses and individual entries take part in the community event which will begin at the corner of William St and Brisbane St. The parade will progress down William St, turn into Lake Street and conclude at Russell Square. […]

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WA Police will march in uniform for the first time at Pride 2016

WA Police will march in uniform for the first time at Pride 2016

WA Police will march in uniform at the Pride Parade on Saturday night. It’s the first time Western Australian officers have been given permission to wear their uniforms in the parade. Officer from the WA Police force have taken part in the parade in previous years, but until now have had to appear in plain […]

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The OUTinPerth archive reveals people, parties and protests

The opening weekend of PrideFEST 2016 has seen a series of events take place across the state ranging from social events, to rainbow ice-skating and community forums. OUTinPerth has presented a photo exhibition titled People, Parties and Protests which reveals 21 images from the publications extensive digital archive. The photos on display in the OUTinPerth office […]

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Don’t forget to register for the Pride Parade

Don’t forget to register for the Pride Parade

Have you registered to march in the Pride Parade? Businesses, community groups and individuals who want to show their Pride by marching in the parade are encouraged to register their interest with Pride WA via their website. The parade is at 8pm on Saturday November 19th and will wind its way through the streets of […]

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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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Perth’s Pride Parade recreated in Lego!

Lego enthusiasts will converge on the gym at Belmont college next week for Bricktober – the annual gathering of those who painstakingly build massive Lego creations. Among the displays at this year’s event will be a brilliant recreation of the Perth Pride parade. The streets of Northbridge, the Dykes on Bikes, the Bears, the calls for […]

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Pride WA announce #lovewins theme for 2016 festival

Pride WA have announced that the theme to the 2016 PrideFEST and parade will be ‘#lovewins’. Following on from their very successful 25th anniversary celebration the organisation has chosen the theme for a number of reasons. in announcing the theme the organisation notes that the foundations of the LGBTIQ community was built on the concept […]

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