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Documentary ‘Outstanding’ looks at the history of queer comedy

From Jackie 'Moms' Mabley, to Robin Tyler, and Sandra Bernhard and Margaret Cho - dive into the journey of LGBTIQA+ comedy.

Mark Nadler shows the beauty of Cole Porter’s music

From NYC, the acclaimed artist is playing his first ever WA shows.

Heather Mitchell is sensational in ‘RBG: Of Many, One’

It's the performance which is being rewarded with standing ovations night after night.

Sydney Barrister complains about “transgender midgets” being supported by school

HIs comments came as part of campaign to stop Newington College going co-ed.

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Sydney Barrister complains about “transgender midgets” being supported by school

HIs comments came as part of campaign to stop Newington College going co-ed.

One Nation questions funding of LGBTIQA+ organisation Living Proud

MP Ben Dawkins says the government should be concerned about how they define gender.

Report shows almost 25% of young Australian women feel anxious about their labia

Pornography, online media and educational gaps are cited as contributing factors.

Rugby player warned over homophobic tattoo

He's been ordered to cover them up or get them removed.

Colorado shooter gets additional sentences on federal charges

A plea deal saw Anderson Lee Aldrich avoid the death penalty.

Beau Lamarre-Condon case briefly returns to court

Prosecutors have been given more time to prepare their case.

Thailand passes historic marriage equality bill

The laws just need the King's approval to become a reality.

Public sector union disappointed as WA government rejects calls for gender affirmation leave

The union says government workers are being left behind.

South African LGBTIQA+ rights activist Mmapaseka Steve Letsike sworn in as an MP

Internationally recongised LGBTIQA+ rights defender Mmapaseka Steve Letsike is now an MP.

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Review | Christina Bianco: Crowd Control

Christina Bianco's Crowd Control is an exquisitely produced, hilariously funny and divinely inspired creation.

Rainbow Interfaith Alliance held IDAHOBIT celebrations for all

Last month in Midland, the newly formed Rainbow Interfaith Alliance held an Interfaith celebration of IDAHOBIT.

Review | Caroline O’Connor – My Musical Life

Caroline O'Connor's show was a delightful blend of music, storytelling, and abundant laughter.

Culture

Joe Louis Robinson takes us on a Eurovision journey

From ABBA to Buck Fizz to lesser known works, there's so much to choose from.

Jason Sweeney explores ambient sounds on new project from Panoptique Electrical

The album 'For Years' explores themes of queer ageing.

Can you write a “mysterious” short story?

Enter the 2024 Outstanding Short Story competition.

History

On This Gay Day | The movie ‘Beautiful Thing’ was released

It tells the the story of London teenager Jamie who is infatuated with his classmate Ste.

On This Gay Day | The Rocky Horror Show opened in London

After two previews, The Rocky Horror Show made its debut at the Royal Court’s 63-seat Upstairs Theatre on this day in 1973. The show was an instant success.

On This Gay Day | Sally Ride headed into outer space

Soon her life will be the focus of a new drama series.

On This Gay Day | Poet Pat Parker died in 1989

Parker was an African American poet and activist.

Lifestyle

New Japanese izakaya Papi Katsu opens its doors

Could this be your new favourite Japanese hangout in Perth?

Detecting bowel cancer: “We can do this, it’s as easy as flush and go”

Eugene Maguire hoped his face would be printed on toilet paper when he signed up to be the ambassador of Bowel...

Pride in Sport Festival to promote LGBTQ+ belonging

This exciting initiative sets out with a mission to increase LGBTQ+ visibility, participation and inclusion in sporting codes across the nation.

Chicho Gelato arrives in Mount Lawley

So many flavours to choose.

Community

Rainbow Interfaith Alliance held IDAHOBIT celebrations for all

Last month in Midland, the newly formed Rainbow Interfaith Alliance held an Interfaith celebration of IDAHOBIT.

Meaghan Holden appointed inaugural CEO of Living Proud

Holden joins Living Proud from Switchboard in Victoria.

Club Camp! Emerald City Kickball to host tizzy fundraising party

Emerald City Kickball are going all out for their fundraising party with a celebration of all things camp.

King’s Birthday Honours for prominent Australians

From the sporting field to health organisations and community groups, hundreds of people have been recognised for their contributions,

Professor Lisa Harvey-Smith is the new CEO of Out for Australia

The esteemed scientist will lead to organisation into a new era.

Can you write a “mysterious” short story?

Enter the 2024 Outstanding Short Story competition.

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Documentary ‘Outstanding’ looks at the history of queer comedy

From Jackie 'Moms' Mabley, to Robin Tyler, and Sandra Bernhard and Margaret Cho - dive into the journey of LGBTIQA+ comedy.

Mark Nadler shows the beauty of Cole Porter’s music

From NYC, the acclaimed artist is playing his first ever WA shows.

Heather Mitchell is sensational in ‘RBG: Of Many, One’

It's the performance which is being rewarded with standing ovations night after night.

Sydney Barrister complains about “transgender midgets” being supported by school

HIs comments came as part of campaign to stop Newington College going co-ed.

One Nation questions funding of LGBTIQA+ organisation Living Proud

MP Ben Dawkins says the government should be concerned about how they define gender.