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Rugby Australia joins forces with LGBTIQ+ clubs around the country

Rugby Australia joins forces with LGBTIQ+ clubs around the country

Rugby Australia have joined forces with four of the nation’s LGBTIQ+ rugby clubs in an effort to improve inclusivity in the game. Perth Rams, Melbourne Chargers, Brisbane Hustlers and Sydney Convicts signed a Memorandum of Understanding, along with International Gay Rugby (IGR) and the peak body after last weekend’s Purchas Cup. The MOU leads the […]

Is Lady Gaga heading to the ‘Little Shop of Horrors’?

Is Lady Gaga heading to the ‘Little Shop of Horrors’?

Rumours are circulating that Lady Gaga is set to return to the silver screen in another revival of an old favourite. Us Weekly are reporting that Gaga has been offered a role in Warner Brothers’ upcoming reboot of Little Shop of Horrors. Originally The Little Shop Of Horrors was a cult hit in 1960, which was transformed into […]

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Review | WA Ballet’s ‘Giselle’ dances through a watercolour dream

Review | WA Ballet’s ‘Giselle’ dances through a watercolour dream

Giselle | His Majesty’s Theatre | til Sept 29 | ★ ★ ★ ★  The West Australian Ballet have staged a whimsical interpretation of the classic favourite Giselle for their latest bout at His Majesty’s Theatre. Artistic Director Aurelien Scannella and choreographer Sandy Delasalle originally brought this production to the stage in 2014, revisiting their beginnings with the […]

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Talking Generations: GRAI host community conversation about gender

Talking Generations: GRAI host community conversation about gender

GRAI, Perth’s community group for LGBTI+ elders, are hosting an intergenerational event which provides a unique opportunity to build community connections. Talking Generations, LGBTI Intergenerational Cafe: Understanding the Gender Revolution is the fourth in GRAI’s popular intergenerational cafes – a unique forum for rich, all-ages conversations in our LGBTI community. This year the event will […]

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Religious Discrimination Bill could encourage LGBTIQ+ ‘conversion therapy’

Religious Discrimination Bill could encourage LGBTIQ+ ‘conversion therapy’

The federal government’s proposed Religious Discrimination Bill will allow anti-LGBTIQ+ church groups to promote “conversion therapy.” A special provision in the draft legislation that protects “statements of belief” (section 41.1.c) would allow the Attorney General to override future state laws prohibiting the promotion of the harmful and discredited practices. Sections 15 and 16 of the […]

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Bibliophile | Lisa Brennan-Jobs tells her story in ‘Small Fry’

Small Fry by Lisa Brennan-Jobs Allen & Unwin Lisa Brennan-Jobs’ parents met at a Californian high school in 1972. Lisa was born in 1978, but when her mother Chrisann found out she was pregnant, her father Steve left. He had just started a company with his friend Woz called Apple and denied that the child […]

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Tasmanian MLC moves motion to protect state anti-discrimination laws

Tasmanian MLC moves motion to protect state anti-discrimination laws

Independent Tasmanian MLC Meg Webb today called on the Legislative Council to both defend vulnerable Tasmanians and the State’s nation-leading Anti-Discrimination legislation from the federal government’s proposed Religious Discrimination Bill. LGBTIQ+ advocates and opponents of the bill have raised concerns that the ‘religious freedom’ laws would have the power to override state based anti-discrimination protections […]

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Celebrate Bi+ Visibility Day with a picnic in Russell Square this Sunday

Celebrate Bi+ Visibility Day with a picnic in Russell Square this Sunday

Bi Visibility Day is just around the corner, and Perth’s bisexual+ community are celebrating with a picnic this weekend. First observed a decade ago in 1999 on September 23rd, Bi Visibility Day is a day for acknowledging and celebrating the bisexual+ culture and community around the world. This Sunday, Bisexual+ Community Perth are inviting bi+ […]

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First survey of trans & gender diverse sexual health reveals major gaps

First survey of trans & gender diverse sexual health reveals major gaps

A new report launching today at the Australasian Sexual Health Conference in Perth has revealed major gaps in the health system for trans and gender diverse Australians. The first survey of trans and gender diverse sexual health in Australia, conducted by the Kirby Institute at UNSW Sydney, reports more than half of participants had experienced […]

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Miley, Ariana and Lana team up on ‘Don’t Call Me Angel’

Miley, Ariana and Lana team up on ‘Don’t Call Me Angel’

A trio of pop superstars have released a new single for the upcoming Charlie’s Angels reboot. Like Destiny’s Child before them, Ariana Grande, Miley Cyrus and Lana Del Rey have joined forces on Don’t Call Me Angel. The tune will feature as the theme song for the newest take on the Charlie’s Angels story, which stars Kristen Stewart, […]

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