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EXCLUSIVE: Albanese says he’s committed to LGBTIQ equality

EXCLUSIVE: Albanese says he’s committed to LGBTIQ equality

EXCLUSIVE In the wake a shock election loss, new Labor leader Anthony Albanese has been travelling the country on a ‘listening tour’ to try and gauge what are the issues Australian people are really concerned about. As the party’s new leader he’s beginning a long journey, one which he hopes will lead to a Labor […]

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Em Rusciano is riding into Perth with ‘Rage & Rainbows’

Em Rusciano is riding into Perth with ‘Rage & Rainbows’

Em Rusciano is riding her unicorn back to Perth this month with her Rage & Rainbows tour, a brand-new stand up show exploring her life at 40. The broadcaster and comedian explains the show came out of exploring her anger after a number of major life events surrounding her fortieth year, and how her gay pals helped […]

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LGBTIQ+ groups release statement in support of Religious Discrimination Bill

LGBTIQ+ groups release statement in support of Religious Discrimination Bill

Over 50 Australian LGBTIQ+ community organisations have released a joint statement today in support of an affirming Religious Discrimination Act. The statement publicly pledges support for “protections from discrimination for people of all faiths, and for people who don’t hold religious beliefs, provided these laws do not sanction new forms of discrimination against others.” Signatories […]

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‘Vita and Virginia’ explores the love letters of Virginia Woolf

‘Vita and Virginia’ explores the love letters of Virginia Woolf

A new film from director Chanya Button delves into the real-life love letters between poet Vita Sackville-West and famed author Virginia Woolf. Set in 1920s England, Vita and Virginia follows the literary love affair between Sackville-West and Woolf, after the struggling poet finds escape from her marriage in the allure and genius of the Mrs. Dalloway author. […]

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Review | ‘S-27’ explores the dark side of authoritarian regimes

Review | ‘S-27’ explores the dark side of authoritarian regimes

S-27 | Fremantle Arts Centre | til Jul 21st | ★ ★ ★ ½  S-27 is a performance piece inspired by stories from S-21, a torture and execution institution in Cambodia during the Khmer Rouge. Regardless of the inspiration, it’s a story about the dark side of any authoritarian regime and its effect on victims as […]

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UN votes to keep Independent Expert on sexuality and gender

UN votes to keep Independent Expert on sexuality and gender

The United Nations Human Rights Council adopted a resolution to renew the mandate of the Independent Expert focusing on the protection against violence and discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation and gender identity. In 2016 the mandate was established and Vitit Muntarbhorn from Thailand began looking into LGBT rights around the globe. In 2018 the position […]

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