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Local hospitals support IDAHoBIT Day with flag raising ceremony

Local hospitals support IDAHoBIT Day with flag raising ceremony

Royal Perth and Bentley Hospitals marked International Day Against Homophobia, Biphobia, Intersexism and Transphobia (IDAHoBIT) last week with a flag raising ceremony. Health Minister Roger Cook and federal WA senator Louise Pratt were in attendance to do the honours of raising the flag at the Bentley campus. Earlier this year the mental health inpatient services […]

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Israel Folau doesn’t lodge appeal against Rugby Australia finding

Israel Folau doesn’t lodge appeal against Rugby Australia finding

Rugby player Israel Folau has decided not to lodge an appeal against the termination of his $4million contract. The player had 72 hours to lodge a formal appeal against the sport’s governing body’s decision to end his contract. A review panel found that Folau had breached the player’s Code of Conduct when he posted a […]

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YUMMY pack their bags and head back to Perth for ART BALL

YUMMY pack their bags and head back to Perth for ART BALL

ART BALL has established itself as the most fabulous events on Perth’s social calendar, a night of surprises, fashion and performance held in the esteemed surroundings of the WA Art Gallery. Among the cavalcade of performers at this year’s event is Melbourne drag-cabaret-burlesque outfit YUMMY. They’ve built up a loyal following in Perth from their […]

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Will Gladys Liu make it into the Australian parliament?

Will Gladys Liu make it into the Australian parliament?

Prime Minister Scott Morrison has declared victory in the 2019 federal election and remains hopeful that he’ll be able to form a majority government in his own right. One of the seats that has gone down to the wire is Chisholm, where the incumbent member Julia Banks is not running. Having defected from the Liberals […]

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PM Scott Morrison wins a third term for Liberals, thanks ‘quiet Australians’

PM Scott Morrison wins a third term for Liberals, thanks ‘quiet Australians’

Prime Minister Scott Morrison has claimed victory in the 2019 federal election delivering a shock win for the Liberal party and defying opinion polls and pundits. The Prime Minister said it was due to quiet, hard working, Australians that he had defied the odds and been able to take the Liberal party to a third […]

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Sacked – Rugby Australia tears up Israel Folau’s $4million contract

Sacked – Rugby Australia tears up Israel Folau’s $4million contract

Rugby Australia have sacked Israel Folau, tearing up his $4million contract and ending his Australian rugby career. The organisation had threatened to sack the devout Christian player over his social media posts where he expressed the view that homosexual, fornicators, atheists, thieves, idolaters and others would be sent to hell. The player’s conduct was reviewed […]

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Hannah Gadsby’s comedy special ‘Douglas’ will be on Netflix in 2020

Hannah Gadsby’s comedy special ‘Douglas’ will be on Netflix in 2020

Hannah Gadsby is touring her new show Douglas around the USA after its debut at the Melbourne International Comedy Festival – but you’ll be able to see it on Netflix in 2020. The streaming service has announced the show will be available in 2020, and will follow on from Gadsby’s internationally acclaimed performance Nanette. The new show is […]

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Eurovision’s second semi-final sees 10 more acts go through

This article contains spoilers about the results of the second semi-final at Eurovision. Seventeen morte contestants have battled it out for a spot in Eurovision’s grand final with the second semi final taking place over night. Australia’s Kate Miller-Heidke made it through the first semi final earlier in the week alongside nine other countries, now […]

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Janet Rice: the election is a chance to rid parliament of homophobes

Janet Rice: the election is a chance to rid parliament of homophobes

The Greens senator Janet Rice has posted an message for International Day Against Homophobia and Transphobia (IDAHoBiT) suggesting people take tomorrow’s federal election as an opportunity to kick out politicians who actively campaign against LGBTIQ+ people’s rights. “IDAHoBiT is such an important day to celebrate our community.” Senator Rice said in a video message, suggesting […]

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Greens candidate Connor Parissis says video does not show the full story

Greens candidate Connor Parissis says video does not show the full story

The Greens are standing by Connor Parissis, their candidate in the Sydney seat of Barton, brushing off calls for him to be disendorsed after a video emerged that shows him in a heated exchange during Australia’s marriage equality debate. Parissis argues that the video does show show the whole story, admitting that he used coarse […]

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