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Conservative family groups call for more protections in marriage bill

Conservative family groups call for more protections in marriage bill




The senate inquiry into the government’s proposed marriage bill will hear from a wide range of organisations both for and against marriage equality this week. We take a look at the submissions but forth by the major groups opposed to changing the laws and highlight their areas of concern. Australian Marriage Forum In their submission […]

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Zatanna, The Queen of Illusion, presents a new kind of magic show

Zatanna, The Queen of Illusion, presents a new kind of magic show




Perth’s premier transgender magician returns to Fringe World this year with a brand new show and an exciting twist on the magic act. Zatanna, the Queen of Illusion, will be inviting the audience to choose what dazzling feats they wish to see in her totally improvised performance, packed full of close up magic, glamour and […]

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It’s no longer a rumour – Will and Grace, Jack and Karen are back

It’s no longer a rumour – Will and Grace, Jack and Karen are back




After months of speculation the official announcement has arrived, Will and Grace will be back on our TV screens in 2017. NBC has ordered ten new episodes of the show and all four stars have signed up to return. Network boss Robert Greenblatt said the show was groundbreaking for it’s clever combination of social issues and […]

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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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It’s Famous Sophie!

It’s Famous Sophie!




Sophie Joske had a sell-out season of her previous Fringe World show Become a Functional Adult in 45 Minutes. Now she’s back for Fringe World 2017 with a brand new show Household Name, which is all about her plan to crack the big time. What is your strategy for taking your comedy from Fringe to […]

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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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Anohni nominated for Best British Female at BRIT Awards

Anohni nominated for Best British Female at BRIT Awards




Ethereal vocalist and out trans artist Anohni has been nominated for Best British Female at this year’s BRIT Awards for her stirring 2016 release Hopelessness. Formerly the singer for UK outfit Antony and the Johnsons, Anohni revealed that she identified as a trans person who prefers feminine pronouns last year. “‘She’ used to make my skin crawl. Within […]

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Jennifer Holliday pulls out of Presidential inauguration

Jennifer Holliday pulls out of Presidential inauguration




The United States’ next president is having some difficulty finding musicians to perform at his inauguration later this week. A string of high profile entertainers have turned down invitations to perform at the historical event. At Barack Obama’s first inauguration Aretha Franklin performed, plus some of the biggest names in the business gave their time. […]

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Equal Opportunity Commissioner supports gender neutral uniforms

Equal Opportunity Commissioner supports gender neutral uniforms




WA’s Acting Equal Opportunity Commissioner has shown his support for gender neutral school uniforms. Dr John Byrne said gender neutral dress options were a part of modern society. Gender neutral school uniform options not only allow male and female students to comfortably engage in the same physical activities, they often reflect acceptable dress codes in […]

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Shan Ju Lin says her views on homosexuals are hardly controversial

Shan Ju Lin says her views on homosexuals are hardly controversial




Dumped One Nation candidate Shan Ju Lin has told the ABC that her views on homosexuality; “should hardly be thought of as controversial.” The fallout from the aspiring politicians social media statement that suggested that ‘people with abnormal sexuality would commit abnormal sex crimes’ has continued with Ipswich council pulling the funding for a festival […]

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