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Fern Nicholson Nominated for WA Screen Award

Fern Nicholson Nominated for WA Screen Award

Local actress Fern Nicholson has just been nominated for Best Actress at the WA Screen Awards. Nicholson plays Margaret in the short film ‘Potato Peelers’, the 14 minute piece shows three women peeling potatoes in a WW2 London setting. The ladies are having a friendly catch up before a dark revelation takes the story on […]

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Queen Signs in Marriage Equality in Britain

Queen Signs in Marriage Equality in Britain

Britain has officially legislated same-sex marriage after Queen Elizabeth II gave her royal assent to a bill that has passed the lower and upper house, same sex weddings are set to kick start next year. Despite opposition within his own party, Prime Minister David Cameron pushed to make the bill law. Britain is now the […]

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Same-Sex Relationships Workshop in Perth

Same-Sex Relationships Workshop in Perth

Relationships Australia is offering a work shop specifically designed for gay men to explore and improve their relationships. The organiser Colin Longworth spoke to OUTinPerth about what the workshop entails, and encouraged couples to head down. “It’s about building gay male relationships, improving them. Its objectives are to understand the phases of relationships, look at […]

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Struggles for Trans Community in the Army

Struggles for Trans Community in the Army

The highest ranking transgender woman in the Australian Army has spoke candidly about her harrowing experiences during an interview with ABC’s ‘One Plus One’. Lieutenant Colonel Cate McGregor, who claims she fought the transitioning process until she thought she was going to commit suicide, has experienced a mix of unwavering support and vicious backlash for […]

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Glee Star’s Cause of Death Revealed

Glee Star’s Cause of Death Revealed

The autopsy results from Cory Monteith’s sudden death have revealed that the Glee star died from an overdose involving heroin and alcohol. Monteith was found dead on Saturday afternoon in his hotel room in Vancouver, the star had previously revealed a long standing struggle with drug addiction. The British Colombia Coroners Service has revealed that […]

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Liberal Candidate’s Email Dispute

Liberal Candidate’s Email Dispute

A startling email correspondence between Liberal Candidate for Perth, Darryl Moore, and one of his potential constituents show that Moore is misinforming voters and then chastising them for sharing his comments. The e-mail correspondence began when voter, Jeff Hughes, contacted Moore to ask his stance on same-sex marriage. Moore responded by stating he was opposed […]

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Marriage Equality Round the Corner in the UK

Marriage Equality Round the Corner in the UK

Yesterday the House or Lords in Britain voted in favour of marriage equality, the legislation that will soon allow same-sex couples to marry in England and Wales will put Australia further behind on the social issue.   The Marriage (Same Sex Couple) Bill has to pass back through the House of Commons for any final […]

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Local Theatre Company Performing in Your Home Again

Local Theatre Company Performing in Your Home Again

A local theatre company that recently received huge success with theatre staged in local anonymous homes is answering the whims for a second instalment this weekend. ‘Home Open: An Evening of Change’ has extended the event to two nights and will be running in a strangers house in North Perth on Friday and Saturday. The […]

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Beyonce is Flattered to be a Gay Icon

Beyonce is Flattered to be a Gay Icon

  As queers and straights alike prepare to secure their tickets for Beyonce’s upcoming Australia tour, it comes as no surprise that Beyonce has been labelled a gay icon, and totally embraced it! In an interview the mega star welcomed the status shared with the likes of Madonna, Cher and Judy Garland, stating she was ‘flattered’ […]

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The Language of Love: Queer Short Film Goes Viral

The Language of Love: Queer Short Film Goes Viral

Increases in short/feature films that are inclusive of a ‘gay’ story mean more tales are being told that we can most certainly relate to.  For some of us, the struggle of coming out includes coming to terms with the fact you might be in love with your best friend. This struggle is perfectly articulated in […]

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