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Trans youth activist Georgie Stone joins the cast of ‘Neighbours’

Trans youth activist Georgie Stone joins the cast of ‘Neighbours’

Transgender youth activist Georgie Stone is taking on an acting role and joining the cast of Neighbours.  Stone will play the first transgender character on the long running soap opera. In the past both Neighbours and Home and Away have been criticised for their severe lack of LGBTIQ+ representation. The 18 year old pitched the idea of […]

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‘Rocketman’ director Dexter Fletcher denies gay sex scene has been cut

‘Rocketman’ director Dexter Fletcher denies gay sex scene has been cut

Dexter Fletcher, the director of the upcoming film Rocketman denies that a key sex scene has been cut from the film in order to for it to get a PG rating in the USA. The film brings to life Elton John’s journey from aspiring songwriter to global superstar, and promises not to shy away from including […]

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Review | Black Swan’s ‘You Know We Belong Together’

You Know We Belong Together | State Theatre Centre | Until 31st March | ★ ★ ★ ★  Julia Hales You Know We Belong Together was a hit at the 2018 Perth Festival and now it returns for an encore season.  Written by Hales with Finn O’ Branagáin and Black Swan Theatre Company’s Artistic Director Claire Watson the show […]

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Penny Wong awarded McKinnon Prize for Political Leadership

Penny Wong awarded McKinnon Prize for Political Leadership

Labor senator Penny Wong has been awarded the 2019 McKinnon Prize for Political Leadership. The annual prize is an initiative of the Susan McKinnon Foundation and the University of Melbourne’s School of Government. In awarding the 50-year-old politician the prize the organisers said it was “for her leadership and advocacy in promoting a more tolerant and […]

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The Catch Up: What was popular at OUTinPerth in the last week?

The Catch Up: What was popular at OUTinPerth in the last week?

Don’t worry if you’ve been to busy to stay on top of all the stories that we’ve published in the last week. Here’s the five most read articles of the last seven days to help you catch up. Pride WA locks in dates for 2019 Fairday and Pride Parade Pride WA’s new President Frances Burgess […]

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Perth shows support for the local Muslim community

Perth shows support for the local Muslim community

On Saturday afternoon William Street in Northbridge was filled with people wanting to show their support for Perth’s Muslim community. People from all parts of society visited the Perth mosque, which opened its doors to the public in the wake of the Christchurch terror attack. Outside a traditional Maori haka was performed, before first nation […]

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Conchita Wurst is unrecognisable in new video

Conchita Wurst is unrecognisable in new video

Eurovision star Conchita Wurst is unrecognisable in the video for their new tune Hit Me.  Appearing with short hair and a white beard, Conchita Wurst delivers a catchy new pop tune. Don’t worry Austrian singer Tom Neuwirth is still pretty camp parading around in some high heels to the electro number. The singer has previously talked […]

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One Nation’s Mark Latham wins seat in NSW upper house

One Nation’s Mark Latham wins seat in NSW upper house

Mark Latham looks likely have secured a seat in New South Wales legislative assembly, and is hopeful that One Nation will end with with two seats in the upper house. “At the moment we are tracking towards two quotas and when the metropolitan numbers are counted in the Legislative Council they are pretty encouraging,” Latham […]

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Pink releases gravity defying video for ‘Walk Me Home’

Pink has released a video for her latest song Walk Me Home. The clip sees the singer walking through city streets, but also flying through the air. The song is the first single from her forthcoming album Hurts 2B Human. The record will be Pink’s eighth solo album and comes just two years after he last release Beautiful Trauma.  Filmmaker […]

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Sylvester’s gay disco anthem to be added to the US Library of Congress

Sylvester’s gay disco anthem to be added to the US Library of Congress

The US Library of Congress has announced that Sylvester’s disco anthem You Make Me Feel (Mighty Real) is among this years inductees of aural treasures worthy of preservation because of their cultural, historic and aesthetic importance to the nation’s recorded sound heritage. Disco was at its peak of popularity in late 1978 when Sylvester released You Make Me […]

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