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‘Queer Eye’ star Jonathan Van Ness comes out as non-binary

‘Queer Eye’ star Jonathan Van Ness comes out as non-binary

Queer Eye star Jonathan Van Ness has revealed he identifies as non-binary in a new interview with OUT. The Gay of Thrones creator told the US publication he “prefers he/him pronouns, but does not identify as a man.” “I didn’t really put [the way I dress] with ‘gender nonconforming’ or ‘non-binary’ or owning that as an identity […]

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Tracee Ellis Ross to star in first in series of ‘Daria’ spin-offs

Tracee Ellis Ross to star in first in series of ‘Daria’ spin-offs

MTV Studios have announced that the first in a series of spin-offs planned for the 2000s cult animation hit Daria is coming soon. Jodie will star, and be executive produced by Tracee Ellis Ross, and follow the story of Daria’s friend Jodie as she “comes into her own and enters the workplace in her first post-college […]

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Kim Petras drops new single, reveals upcoming album ‘Clarity’

Kim Petras drops new single, reveals upcoming album ‘Clarity’

Pop sensation Kim Petras has announced the impending release of her new album, along with a brand new single. Clarity is due for release later this month, with Personal Hell dropping today with a taste of the dark pop beats that fans can expect from the album. “This project is all about finding myself. It started with […]

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Ecuador’s highest court rules in favour of marriage equality

Ecuador’s highest court rules in favour of marriage equality

The South American nation of Ecuador is the latest to move towards marriage equality after a court ruling this week. Judges of the constitutional court in the capital city of Quito ruled that the country’s current laws are unconstitutional and discriminatory towards the LGBTIQ+ community. The ruling passed five votes to four, with dissenting judges […]

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Nominees revealed for 19th Annual Helpmann Awards

Nominees revealed for 19th Annual Helpmann Awards

Australia’s premier celebration of live performance have announced this year’s selection of outstanding nominees across 42 categories. The Helpmann Awards, which will be held in Melbourne for the first time this year, will honour achievements across comedy, opera, music, theatre, ballet, dance and more. Western Australian artists shone in this year’s selections, with 17 nominations […]

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Loton Park & Perth Pythons win at Pride In Sport Awards

Loton Park & Perth Pythons win at Pride In Sport Awards

Local LGBTI+ sporting clubs Perth Pythons and Loton Park Tennis Club have been recognised at the Pride In Sport Awards this week. Launched last year, the Australian Pride in Sport Awards is the first celebration of its kind dedicated solely to recognising exceptional efforts in making sport more inclusive of LGBTQ people. It is produced […]

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Bibliophile | ‘The Ginger Child’ explores family, loss and adoption

The Ginger Child by Patrick Flanery Allen & Unwin In November 2012, Patrick and husband Andrew were asked by a brunette social worker if they would adopt a ginger child. There was a two year-old boy no one wanted to adopt and the reason given was because people thought ginger children would behave badly. After […]

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Botswana High Court rules to decriminalise homosexuality

Botswana High Court rules to decriminalise homosexuality

The High Court of the African nation of Botswana has ruled that the country must amend its penal code to strike down sections that criminalise homosexuality. The unanimous decision ruled that current laws were discriminatory, against public interest and unconstitutional. Sitting judges declared that “a democratic society is one that embraces tolerance, diversity and open-mindedness” […]

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Lifeline WA seek input on Rural & Regional LGBTIQ+ Communities Project

Lifeline WA seek input on Rural & Regional LGBTIQ+ Communities Project

Lifeline WA and Community TAB are seeking LGBTIQ+ people and their loved ones who will help inform an upcoming project. The co-design workshop will explore ways to better connect rural and regional LGBTIQ+ communities in Western Australia. The project, funded by Community TAB, seeks to support and empower LGBTIQ+ people in rural and regional areas […]

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Perth LGBTI Professionals celebrate 4th birthday this Thursday

Perth LGBTI Professionals celebrate 4th birthday this Thursday

Local queer networking event Perth LGBTI Professionals are celebrating four years of connecting our community this week at The Stables Bar. The friendly bi-monthly event is open to those who wish to meet new people and network in a casual environment and enjoy some nibbles and drinks. The event has grown dramatically over its four […]

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