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Trans youth activist Georgie Stone joins the cast of ‘Neighbours’

Trans youth activist Georgie Stone joins the cast of ‘Neighbours’

Transgender youth activist Georgie Stone is taking on an acting role and joining the cast of Neighbours.  Stone will play the first transgender character on the long running soap opera. In the past both Neighbours and Home and Away have been criticised for their severe lack of LGBTIQ+ representation. The 18 year old pitched the idea of […]

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Review | Black Swan’s ‘You Know We Belong Together’

You Know We Belong Together | State Theatre Centre | Until 31st March | ★ ★ ★ ★  Julia Hales You Know We Belong Together was a hit at the 2018 Perth Festival and now it returns for an encore season.  Written by Hales with Finn O’ Branagáin and Black Swan Theatre Company’s Artistic Director Claire Watson the show […]

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One Nation’s Mark Latham wins seat in NSW upper house

One Nation’s Mark Latham wins seat in NSW upper house

Mark Latham looks likely have secured a seat in New South Wales legislative assembly, and is hopeful that One Nation will end with with two seats in the upper house. “At the moment we are tracking towards two quotas and when the metropolitan numbers are counted in the Legislative Council they are pretty encouraging,” Latham […]

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Sylvester’s gay disco anthem to be added to the US Library of Congress

Sylvester’s gay disco anthem to be added to the US Library of Congress

The US Library of Congress has announced that Sylvester’s disco anthem You Make Me Feel (Mighty Real) is among this years inductees of aural treasures worthy of preservation because of their cultural, historic and aesthetic importance to the nation’s recorded sound heritage. Disco was at its peak of popularity in late 1978 when Sylvester released You Make Me […]

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Surrogacy review recommends access for gay male couples

Surrogacy review recommends access for gay male couples

The Western Australian government has released a long awaited review that looks into the state’s reproductive technology laws. The review conducted by Associate Professor Sonia Allen makes 122 recommendations on how the state’s laws governing assisted reproductive technology (ART) and surrogacy. It’s been 25 years since the laws were introduced, and the report argues that […]

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