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Dean Smith describes the postal plebiscite idea as “junk mail”

Dean Smith describes the postal plebiscite idea as “junk mail”




Western Australian senator Dean Smith has labeled the idea to hold a postal plebiscite as ‘junk mail”. The senator has previously spoken out against the plebiscite policy and called for a free vote in parliament. Speaking to The Australian Senator Smith dismissed the idea of a postal version of a plebiscite. “The postal plebiscite idea is […]

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Sinodinos hopeful marriage equality can be settled

Sinodinos hopeful marriage equality can be settled




Arthur Sinodinos, the Minister for Industry, Science and Innovation, says he is hopefully that the issue of marriage equality can be “settled” during the current term of government. Speaking to the National Press Club earlier today, the Liberal MP said while the government currently remains committed to holding a plebiscite, he would like to see […]

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Journalist Nico Hines apologises for article that outed Olympians

Journalist Nico Hines apologises for article that outed Olympians




Journalist Nico Hines as apologised for an article he wrote during the Olympics that outed gay athletes. After more than six months of silence, the writer said his story should never have been conceived, written, or published, and that he was deeply sorry. During the Rio Olympics Hines, a married heterosexual journalist, logged on to […]

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First transgender man enters Japanese government

First transgender man enters Japanese government




Tomoya Hasoda has become the first trans man elected to public office in Japan, landing a seat of the Iruma City Council. Hasoda follows in the footsteps of Kamikawa Aya, the first trans woman elected in Japan back in 2003. The medical science graduate hopes that at just 25 years of age he can meet […]

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The West’s cartoonist makes transgender bathroom joke

The West’s cartoonist makes transgender bathroom joke




The West Australian has printed a political cartoon poking fun at the transgender community and bathroom use. The image, created by long-serving cartoonist Alston, depicts a man telling a woman she is politically incorrect for using a urinal. The woman responds that “it’s LGBTI sanctioned and culturally inclusive… besides, I’m a man!” This is not […]

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Coopers issue apology in the wake of marriage debate PR disaster

Coopers issue apology in the wake of marriage debate PR disaster




Brewer Coopers has released apology to their customers after a public backlash against the company’s special edition beer in support of the 200th anniversary of the bible society. The company said the recent partnership with the Bible Society did not match their core values and they would be publicly supporting the campaign for marriage equality […]

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Sensational Saturday night with Sex Shooters




Connections Nightclub was filled a packed house for visiting DJ’s Sex Shooters.

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Protesters swarm to One Nation event at Paddington Ale House

Protesters swarm to One Nation event at Paddington Ale House




The Paddington Ale House in Mount Hawthorn has been surrounded by angry protesters demonstrating against Pauline Hanson’s One Nation party. Around 50 protesters chanted slogans and waved placards in a face off with a contingent of police officers. The angry crowd shouted that the party represented racist and homophobic views. Hanson, who has been visiting […]

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Tens of thousands of Perth homes sent anti-LGBTI flyers ahead of election

Tens of thousands of Perth homes sent anti-LGBTI flyers ahead of election




Tens of thousands of Perth homes have been sent flyers campaigning against the Safe Schools Coalition anti-bullying program. The flyers claim that the program is delivered to young children, “encourages” boys and girls to use the each others bathroom and warns voters to think carefully before voting for any of the political parties that support […]

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Patricia Arquette is “pissed off” sister Alexis Arquette not in Oscars memorial

Patricia Arquette is “pissed off” sister Alexis Arquette not in Oscars memorial




Patricia Arquette has spoken out about the omission of her trans sibling and actress Alexis Arquette from the Oscar’s In Memoriam tribute. Alexis, who passed away last year, had starred in myriad films including Last Exit to Brooklyn, Pulp Fiction, Of Mice and Men and Adam Sandler comedy The Wedding Singer as a Boy George impersonator. “I was […]

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