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Being Gay is Disgusting (or God Likes the Smell of Burning Fat)

Being Gay is Disgusting (or God Likes the Smell of Burning Fat)

By Edward Falzon Daijin Publishing They say you can’t judge a book by its cover… or in this case, its title. Still, you don’t have to look too far into Being Gay is Disgusting (or God Likes the Smell of Burning Fat) to see that the title is dripping with irony. Part parody, part protest, […]

Perth Flips for Out Chefs

Perth Flips for Out Chefs

Australia’s food revolution has resulted in a new breed of superstar. Top chefs are finally being recognised for their skills and lauded for their talent. It’s also led to a greater public interest and appreciation for good food and the flourishing of restaurants offering a more sophisticated menu. Everyone’s a winner. Nowhere is this epicurean […]

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Stick a Fork in Me, I’m Done

Sadly my time at OUTinPerth has come to an end. I have had the pleasure of working with a plethora of fabulous people over the last two years and I just could not step away without acknowledging them… In every LGBT community, it’s the people that make all the difference and Perth is no exception. […]

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Out Of The Black Land – Feature Book

Out Of The Black Land – Feature Book

By Kerry Greenwood Clan Destine Press I’m a sucker for an historical novel. Admittedly most of the historical novels I’ve read have been set between the Middle Ages and the early 20th Century, but Out of the Black Land has given me a whole new appreciation for ancient history. Set in18th Dynasty Egypt, Out of […]

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Feature Book: Trick Of The Dark

Feature Book: Trick Of The Dark

by Val McDermid Little Brown With over 20 published novels under her belt, Val McDermid is a doyenne of crime fiction. While you can be guaranteed of a good read by picking up any one of McDermid’s books, I’d be lying if I said I didn’t love and enjoy those with lesbian characters most. McDermid’s […]

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Glam Night of Nights

Glam Night of Nights

Perth’s LGBT community gathered at Novotel Langley’s Riverside Ballroom on Saturday, August 28 to celebrate the second annual Pride Ball and Glammy awards. The MASKerade theme encouraged some fantastic costumes, with Kitty Hawkins of Gay and Lesbian Equality (WA) taking home the prize for best mask. The Glammy awards recognise contributions to Perth’s LGBT community […]

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Fun and Gay Games in Cologne

Fun and Gay Games in Cologne

The world’s biggest sports and cultural festival, the Gay Games has been hailed a success with almost 10,000 participants from 70 countries gathering to compete in Cologne, Germany last month. Australia was well represented, with 365 athletes competing in a wide range of sports across the week-long games. By the time the Federation of Gay […]

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Read and Win $400

Read and Win $400

Beyond the Capes is a colonial blockbuster, a gay romance that will change the way you think about gay men in history. Local author, Richard de la Haye is giving readers the chance to win $400 cash by purchasing the book and answering a simple question relating to the story. Question: Name the Prime Minister […]

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Aged Care Facilities Urged to Adopt GLBTI Guidelines

Aged Care Facilities Urged to Adopt GLBTI Guidelines

Community members and professionals gathered on July 12 for the launch of a groundbreaking report by the GLBTI Retirement Association Inc (GRAI). The report titled We Don’t Have Any Of Those People Here: Retirement Accommodation & Aged Care Issues for Non-Heterosexual Populations is the result of many years planning and recent industry surveys. Made possible […]

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Feature Book: Indelible Ink

Feature Book: Indelible Ink

Indelible Ink by Fiona McGregor Scribe For me, the mark of a good book is one that draws you in and envelops you in its story and characters until you find yourself pondering them in the hours between readings. Indelible Ink definitely delivers on this and is one of the most satisfying reads I have […]

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