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Help RTRFM and ‘All Things Queer’ by becoming a subscriber

Help RTRFM and ‘All Things Queer’ by becoming a subscriber

Alongside our work at OUTinPerth, our team volunteers time each week to help create All Things Queer at community radio station RTRFM 92.1 This week the station is holding their annual radiothon fundraiser and asking people to become a subscriber or donate. There are many benefits to becoming a subscriber, but I think the most […]

‘Everybody’s Talking About Jamie’ will be in cinemas in 2020

‘Everybody’s Talking About Jamie’ will be in cinemas in 2020

The film version of the musical Everybody’s Taking About Jamie will premiere in cinemas in October 2020. The musical has had a quick journey from stage to screen. The musical made its debut in 2017 and has made it to the screen in just three years. By comparison Cats has taken 38 years to make the journey, […]

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Equal Love will protest against religious discrimination laws

Equal Love will protest against religious discrimination laws

Equal Love, the local advocacy group who campaigned for marriage equality for over a decade, will stage a new political rally in the Perth CBD on Saturday as concern grows about the government’s proposed religious freedom laws. Following in the footsteps of recent rallies in Brisbane and Sydney, the group will stage a rally in […]

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Stirling Theatre’s next offering is ‘John & Jen’ a musical with just two actors

Stirling Theatre’s next offering is ‘John & Jen’ a musical with just two actors

Love, loyalty and family are key themes in Stirling Theatre’s production of John & Jen – a musical featuring only two actors. Written by Andrew Lippa and Tom Greenwald and directed by Tyler Eldridge, the show is set in the ever-changing United States between 1950 and 1990 and focuses on Jen and her relationships with […]

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LGBTI Health Alliance voices support for more census data

LGBTI Health Alliance voices support for more census data

The LGBTI Health Alliance has voiced its support for more census data to be collected about Australian people’s gender identity and sexuality. The health group says insufficient data collection means that the government is not able to adequately supply services to all Australians. The Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) has recently identified sexual orientation, gender […]

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Hugh Sheridan shares his excitement about the musical ‘Hair’

Hugh Sheridan shares his excitement about the musical ‘Hair’

Actor Hugh Sheridan is well known to Australian audiences, most recently he’s starred in the hit TV show Five Bedrooms, and he’s well loved for his work on Packed to the Rafters and House Husbands.  The triple threat performer has also previously released a music project and hosted the drag queen reality TV series I Will Survive. Now he’s taking on […]

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Queensland Labor calls on Liberals to block Lyle Shelton from joining

Queensland Labor calls on Liberals to block Lyle Shelton from joining

Queensland’s Minister for Innovation and Tourism Industry Development, Kate Jones, has called on Opposition Leader Deb Frecklington to refuse Lyle Shelton membership to the Liberal National Party. Shelton, who was previously the Head of the Australian Christian Lobby, was a candidate for Cory Bernardi’s Australian Conservatives at the last federal election. Following that party’s implosion, […]

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Dreyfus says the government needs to consult with all Australians

Dreyfus says the government needs to consult with all Australians

Labor’s Shadow Attorney General, Mark Dreyfus, is calling on the Morrison government to be more transparent with the development of their religious discrimination legislation. While the proposed legislation has been approved by cabinet, and shown to religious and family groups, it has  not been shared with the opposition, or LGBTIQ groups concerned about its content. […]

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Former Deputy PM Tim Fischer dies from leukemia aged 73

Former Deputy PM Tim Fischer dies from leukemia aged 73

Tim Fischer, the former leader of the Nationals and former deputy prime minister has died aged 73. Fischer had been battling an acute form of leukemia. During his time as a political leader Fischer was fiercely opposed to gay rights saying homosexuals should be tolerated but not celebrated. Fischer served in the Australian Army during […]

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Evie Amati to spend additional years behind bars following appeal

Evie Amati to spend additional years behind bars following appeal

Evie Amati, the transgender person who was convicted of attacking three strangers with an axe at a 7Eleven will spend an additional five years behind bars after the leniency of their sentence was appealed by prosecutors. Amati was found guilty in August 2018 of wounding with intent to murder. Amati entered a 7-Eleven convenience story in […]

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