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Liberals dismiss candidate’s comments on “homosexual lobby”

Liberals dismiss candidate’s comments on “homosexual lobby”

The Liberal party says comments attributed to a candidate running for the Upper House about the “homosexual lobby” do not reflect his current views. Phil Twiss is unlikely to be elected on March 13, but the party has been forced to defend a number of online comments made by a person with the same name, […]

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Have you ever watched the TV series ‘My So-Called Life’?

Have you ever watched the TV series ‘My So-Called Life’?

Have you ever watched the 90’s TV series My So-Called Life? The show’s just been added to Disney’s new add-on subscription service Disney Star, giving a whole new generation of people a chance to see the groundbreaking series. The show only ran for one season from 1994 to 1995, but it was critically acclaimed and developed a […]

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Disney adds new shows including queer drama ‘Love Victor’

Disney adds new shows including queer drama ‘Love Victor’

Australian audiences can finally see the drama series Love Victor, it’s one of the shows you can now see under Disney’s new add-on subscription service Disney Star. A subscription to Disney+ will set you back $8.99, but for an extra four dollars you can add on the additional service which as a bunch of more grown up […]

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Hasbro tells everyone to calm down about gender neutral Potato Heads

Hasbro tells everyone to calm down about gender neutral Potato Heads

Toy manufacturer Hasbro has clarified the future of long standing toys Mr and Mrs Potato Head after conservative commentators had conniptions over suggestions the toy line would be going gender neutral. On Thursday news quickly spread that the toy line would no longer be called Mr Potato Head, and moving forward would simply been known […]

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On This Gay Day: In 2012 local activist Isabelle Lake passed away

Remembering Isabelle Lake Isabelle Lake is remembered for her passionate advocacy for the rights of transgender people in Western Australia. Following her death at the age of just 21 she became the first transgender woman to be inducted in the WA Women’s Hall of Fame. Lake, an LGBT activist, passed away on 28th February 2012 […]

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RTRFM’s Neon Picnic takes over Hyde Park for family fun

RTRFM’s Neon Picnic takes over Hyde Park for family fun

Spend your Saturday surrounding by great music, good food and heaps of family friendly activities when local community radio station RTRFM delivers their annual Neon Picnic celebration on Saturday 6th March. Neon Picnic, the pre-cursor to RTRFM’s much loved In The Pines music festival is now the station’s annual family friendly get together during an […]

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On This Gay Day: Willow and Tara kissed on ‘Buffy the Vampire Slayer’

Willow and Tara kissed on ‘Buffy the Vampire Slayer’  A lesbian or bisexual relationship on mainstream television may be fairly common place today, but it’s not that long ago that a same-sex relationship on screen was hard to find. On this day, twenty years ago, in 2001 the characters of Willow and Tara kissed on […]

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“When I had a Potato Head…” Cory Bernardi is upset about the “dehumanisation of Potato Heads”

“When I had a Potato Head…” Cory Bernardi is upset about the “dehumanisation of Potato Heads”

Former Liberal MP Cory Bernardi has taken up a new role as a Sky News presenter with his show Bernardi airing on the news broadcaster each Friday night. The latest episode saw the former Liberal, who defected to form his own Australian Conservatives party, share his outrage that people who were asexual and aromantic were being recognised […]

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Review | ‘The Sum of Us’ is one of the great Aussie plays

Review | ‘The Sum of Us’ is one of the great Aussie plays

The Sum of Us | Subiaco Arts Centre | Until 7th March | ★ ★ ★ ★ ½  Yirra Yaakin’s production of The Sum of Us is the first production to be programmed by the company’s new Artistic Director Eva Grace Mullaley, who took over the reins from longstanding leader Kyle Morrison last year. It’s a choice that allows […]

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Review | ‘The Cherry Orchard’ relocates to 1980’s Bond-era Perth

Review | ‘The Cherry Orchard’ relocates to 1980’s Bond-era Perth

The Cherry Orchard | Sunset Heritage Precinct | Until 14th February | ★ ★ ★   On a balmy Summer evening, on the site of an old abandoned Dalkeith hospital, approximately 150 West Australians were treated to a highly comic, stylised yet poignant interpretation of Russian classic, The Cherry Orchard. I say “interpretation” as to call it a […]

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