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Catherine Ehrhardt on why local government should support marriage equality




Bayswater Councillor Catherine Ehrhardt has put forward a motion calling on the city to formally voice it’s support for marriage equality. Speaking to OUTinPerth, Cr Ehrhardt explained why she believes it’s important to make a clear statement at a local government level. Cr Ehrhardt said she’d been considering putting forward the motion since she was first elected […]

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Women’s experiences of HIV sought for new theatrical work




Theatre maker Gavin Roach has been behind some much loved theatrical shows in recent years. Most recently the appeared at The Blue Room during Fringe World with Measure of Man. His previous success include Confessions of a Grindr Addict and I Can’t Say the F Word. Now Gavin and collaborator Dirk Hoult are working on a new creative endevour We Were […]

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LGBTI people encouraged to contribute to national aged care plan

LGBTI people encouraged to contribute to national aged care plan




The federal government is reviewing the national strategies that support the aged care needs of people from Culturally and Linguistically Diverse (CALD) and Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, and Intersex (LGBTI) communities and people across both sectors are being encouraged to put their views. Minister for Aged Care, Ken Wyatt, said that public consultation is a […]

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Trans contestant says he is “not wild” about being outed on Survivor

Trans contestant says he is “not wild” about being outed on Survivor




A contestant on the latest season of reality series Survivor was revealed to be transgender by a fellow contestant in front of thousands of viewers on US television last week. Zeke Smith was singled out as a trans man by a teammate during a ‘Tribal Council’ elimination round on the programs 34th season Game Changers. Fellow contestant […]

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Kremlin says there is no reliable information about Chechen killings

Kremlin says there is no reliable information about Chechen killings




A spokesperson from Russian President Vladimir Putin has told journalists there is no reliable information about the reported detention and murder of gay men in The Chechen Republic. Reports were first published in Russian media at the beginning of the month. The initial reports suggest that more than 100 men have been rounded up and […]

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National LGBTI Health Alliance seeks new board members

National LGBTI Health Alliance seeks new board members




Would you like to help improve the lives of LGBTI+ people across Australia? The National LGBTI Health Alliance is conducting a formal Board recruitment process and seeking energetic, enthusiastic and committed applicants. The National LGBTI Health Alliance is the national peak health organisation in Australia for organisations and individuals that provide health-related programs, services and […]

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Jim Morin wins Pulitzer Prize with ‘transgender bathroom’ cartoon

Jim Morin wins Pulitzer Prize with ‘transgender bathroom’ cartoon




A cartoonist from the Miami Herald has won a prestigious Pulitzer Prize for his work, including a much celebrated piece skewering the heated trans bathroom debate in the US. Jim Morin was awarded the Pulitzer for Editorial Cartooning earlier this week. Morin was celebrated by the jury for delivering “sharp perspectives through flawless artistry, biting prose and crisp […]

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Photos: Drag & Drop at The Hyde Park Hotel




Drag Queens took over the Hyde Park Hotel last week for the first installment of Drag & Drop, a new night of drag realness. Scarlet Adams, Katya Kokov and Veronica Jean Jones brought their Priscilla, Queen of the Desert show to the much loved North Perth pub.  

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Elle Fanning plays a young trans man in first trailer for 3 Generations

Elle Fanning plays a young trans man in first trailer for 3 Generations




Susan Sarandon, Naomi Watts and Elle Fanning shine in the trailer for an upcoming family drama that brings rainbow families to the big screen. Maggie (Watts) and her lesbian mother Maggie (Sarandon) support Ray (Fanning) as he adjusts to life as a young transgender man in 3 Generations. Directed by newcomer Gaby Dellal, the film […]

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RuPaul’s Drag Race contestant Gia Gunn comes out as trans




Former RuPaul’s Drag Race Season 6 contestant Gia Gunn has revealed she identifies as female and a transgender woman on Instagram over the weekend. Celebrating Transgender Day of Visibility, the drag performer shared her personal news with her fans and followers. “I thought I would dedicate today in the spirit of being visible to share my […]

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