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Rachel shares her transition journey on ‘First Dates’

Rachel shares her transition journey on ‘First Dates’

The TV show First Dates has a great track record in showing that everybody’s looking for love, and often showcases diversity. The UK version of the show recently featured Rachel Oliver during their Valentine’s Day episode. The former WA resident, who now lives in the UK, approached her first date fearlessly. “It’s Massive!” Rachel says in the […]

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WA AIDS Council searches for a new name

WA AIDS Council searches for a new name

The Western Australian AIDS Council is welcoming suggestions for a new name for the organisation. More than 30 years after the organisation was formed its operations have grown to encompass a wide range of activities, many of which are not represented by their current name. In a video explaining their desire to rebrand the organisation […]

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ACON shares advice for staying safe and having fun at Mardi Gras

ACON shares advice for staying safe and having fun at Mardi Gras

As Sydney prepares to celebrate the 42nd Sydney Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras this weekend, ACON – NSW’s leading HIV and sexuality and gender diverse health organisation – is encouraging revellers to look after themselves and their friends during the party season. ACON Deputy CEO Karen Price says that it is important that while people […]

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Find your Player 2 over some classic games at Nostalgia Box

Find your Player 2 over some classic games at Nostalgia Box

Video game museum Nostalgia Box is hosting a unique speed dating event for the LGBTIQ+ community this March. Find Player 2: Rainbow Level provides an opportunity for people get to know one another over some classic games, from Super Mario Bros to Sonic The Hedgehog and Pong. Unlike a typical speed dating event, where pairs spend a limited […]

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The rainbow flag flies over Sydney as Mardi Gras begins

The rainbow flag flies over Sydney as Mardi Gras begins

Sydney’s Deputy Lord Mayor Jess Scully officially launched the 2020 Sydney Mardi Gras season on Friday with the raising of the rainbow flag above Sydney’s Town Hall. The gay pride flag will fly above Sydney Town Hall throughout the Sydney Mardi Gras celebrations until Sunday 1 March. Marking the 42nd anniversary of the street march […]

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Should you be able to get PrEP without seeing a doctor?

Should you be able to get PrEP without seeing a doctor?

Access to Pre Exposure Prophylaxis (PrEP) treatments are one of the strategies that have been credited with the drop in new transmission of HIV over the last few years. Now some jurisdictions are proposing making getting the medication even easier, by allowing pharmacists to prescribe the medication rather than doctors. In Colorado a bill is […]

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Perth Roller Derby rolls out their 2020 home season

Perth Roller Derby rolls out their 2020 home season

This month will see the return of WA’s top Roller Derby league with the first match of the 2020 season. The Bloody Sundaes and the Mistresses of Mayhem are set to face off on the track this February 22nd. “Both teams have a lot to prove,” Perth Roller Derby said of the 2020 opening match. […]

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Check out all the gin joints with a walking tour to three Perth bars

Check out all the gin joints with a walking tour to three Perth bars

The people who brought you Perth’s original gin distillery tour are giving you an excuse to strap on your drinking shoes with a brand-new way to show your devotion to the spirit. Perth gin devotees can experience the new Gin Walking Tour from boutique tour operator Hidden deTours, as they team up with local gin […]

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The Cale Street Festival returns to Midland in February

The Cale Street Festival returns to Midland in February

The Cale Street Festival returns to bring heaps of fun to Midland on Sunday 23 February, and accessibility will be central to this year’s event. Following a successful debut last year, the festival will celebrate all that summer offers with family friendly activities, market stalls, live music and delicious food outlets. The event is being […]

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Out for Australia announce Blake Connell as their new CEO

Out for Australia announce Blake Connell as their new CEO

Out for Australia has announced Blake Connell is their new CEO. The board chose Blake following a competitive process culminating in the appointment late in 2019. The organisation aims to help young LGBTI professionals through the early years of their career via supportive mentorships. Connell will take on the CEO role effective immediately, while continuing […]

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