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Shooting in popular Norway gay venue is a suspected hate crime

Shooting in popular Norway gay venue is a suspected hate crime

Oslo’s Pride celebrations have been cancelled after a gunman left two people dead after a mass shooting incident in the city’s centre. Alongside the two deaths, 21 other people were injured in what police have described as an “extreme Islamic terror act”. One of the venues where the violent attacked occurred was the popular LGBTIQA+ […]

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US Supreme Court overturns Roe vs Wade triggering protests

US Supreme Court overturns Roe vs Wade triggering protests

The US Supreme Court’s decision to overturn Roe vs Wade, the legal decision that has allowed abortion to be legal in the United States since the 1970’s, has triggered a wave of protests across the country. On Friday the court delivered it’s 5-4 decision to overturn the landmark ruling made in 1973 that established a […]

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Australian Christian Lobby says Pride month is the marketing of a sin

Australian Christian Lobby says Pride month is the marketing of a sin

The Australian Christian Lobby described Pride month as the marketing of sin. In a video posted to YouTube Martyn Iles, the group’s Managing Director rallied against the global celebration that promoted gay, lesbian, transgender and intersex rights. Iles argues that amongst all the marketing and promotion of Pride month people have forgotten the true meaning […]

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Suzi Quatro returns to Perth to headline ‘BY THE C’

Suzi Quatro returns to Perth to headline ‘BY THE C’

Rock legend Suzi Quatro will return to Perth for the BY THE C musical festival joining some of Australia’s most loved rock bands. It’ll be the first time the event has featured an international headliner, with Quatro set to take to the stage on a bill that includes a reformed Noiseworks, The Angels, Baby Animals, […]

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On This Gay Day: The Pride flag was raised for the first time

The Pride flag was flown for the first time in 1978 The rainbow flag that is a symbol for the LGBTI+ communities was created by designer Gilbert Baker for San Francisco’s Freedom Day celebrations in 1978. Originally the flag had eight colours but since 1979 it has usually had six colours. The colors were determined to […]

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On This Gay Day: Australia’s first Mardi Gras march

Sydney’s Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras was born  The first Mardi Gras march took place on this day, Saturday 24 June in 1978, and it was met with unexpected police violence. What is known known as the Sydney Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras, began its life as Sydney’s contribution to the international Gay Solidarity Celebrations, […]

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Yirra Yaakin deliver a bundle of intriguing stories with vignette series

Yirra Yaakin deliver a bundle of intriguing stories with vignette series

Yirra Yaakin Vignette Series | Subiaco Arts Centre | Until 30th June | ★ ★ ★ ★ Presented in the smaller studio space at the Subiaco Arts Centre, this fun project shows work created by up-and-coming playwrights being mentored through the company’s writing program. We’re presented with eight short plays, each running a little over 10 minutes, […]

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On This Gay Day: Singer and actor Judy Garland died in 1969

Judy Garland died on this day in 1969 Judy Garland died in her London apartment on this day in 1969, she was aged just 47 but she’d already had a massive career in Hollywood and on the stage. Garland found fame as a child star, most famously appearing as Dorothy Gale in The Wizard of […]

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Paul Capsis returns to The Maj for some healing cabaret magic

Paul Capsis returns to The Maj for some healing cabaret magic

Western Australians will get to see the amazing Paul Capsis perform when he heads west for the Perth International Cabaret Festival this June. The energetic performer has graced Perth audiences many times, but it’s been a few years since local audiences last got the chance to see him and he’s looking forward to being back […]

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

In 1996 the film ‘Beautiful Thing’ was released Jonathan Harvey’s play Beautiful Thing tells the story of London teenager Jamie who is infatuated with his classmate Ste. Ste lives with his drug taking brother and alcoholic father. When he is badly beaten by his father, Jamie’s Mum insists he stay at their flat. There’s no extra bed, […]

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