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This October, get out of the city and head to Chittering

This October, get out of the city and head to Chittering

With Western Australia enforcing it’s strict border lockdown, people are taking their holidays within the state and heading to nearby towns for weekend trips. This October there’s a good reason to head north from Perth to the idyllic town of Chittering. A Taste of Chittering will make its return as an all-weekend Spring celebration on […]

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New campaign aims to reduce the increasing rates of syphilis

New campaign aims to reduce the increasing rates of syphilis

The WA AIDS Council (WAAC) has launched a major sexual health online campaign to target the alarming rise in syphilis infections in Perth and elsewhere in Western Australia. The educational digital campaign – Syphilis is Making a Comeback – is aimed at preventing new infections of the sexually transmitted disease, and has been prompted following […]

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Identifying sexual health service barriers for trans & gender diverse folks

Identifying sexual health service barriers for trans & gender diverse folks

Sexual Health Quarters (SHQ) and the WA AIDS Council (WAAC) have announced the development of a new resource that seeks to identify barriers for trans and gender diverse Western Australians accessing sexual health services. SHQ and WAAC have released a short survey to gauge which methods of community engagement are preferable for members of the […]

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Perth Steam Works to relaunch with an all-new look

Perth Steam Works to relaunch with an all-new look

LGBTIQ+ venues are finally emerging from lockdown limbo, and Perth Steam Works is ready to return with an all-new look this Saturday. A fixture of Perth’s LGBTIQ+ community for 25 years, Perth Steam Works found a new owner in Michael Drummond earlier this year, and the new team have overseen massive renovations to the space […]

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Join Perth Rams for a belated birthday celebration this August

Join Perth Rams for a belated birthday celebration this August

Local LGBTIQ+ rugby team Perth Rams are celebrating their second birthday, revisiting the antics of the club’s smash-hit fundraising events last year. #GetRammed marks two years for the inclusive squad, which has seen some massive achievements since their inception in 2018.   View this post on Instagram   A post shared by Perth Rams RUFC […]

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Vic Park Pride & GRAI’s Barn Dance is back this August

Vic Park Pride & GRAI’s Barn Dance is back this August

One of the most exciting new LGBTIQ+ events of 2019 is coming back bigger and better in 2020. Vic Park Pride and Gay and Lesbian Rights in Ageing Inc. (GRAI) are teaming up for Barn Dance 2020, a multi-generational LGBTIQ+ hoedown at Perth City Farm. The debut event in 2019 brought 500 guests together for […]

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Researchers reveal new case of HIV in remission at AIDS 2020 conference

Researchers reveal new case of HIV in remission at AIDS 2020 conference

Researchers speaking at the 23rd International AIDS Conference have announced that a man is reported to have no trace of HIV in his body after using antiretroviral medication. The unidentified 36-year-old presents the first reported case of HIV no longer being present in the body, without the use of a bone marrow or stem cell […]

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The Perth Craft Beer Festival returns to Claremont this September

The Perth Craft Beer Festival returns to Claremont this September

The return of WA’s largest beer event, Perth Craft Beer Festival, is making the move back to where it all began, at Claremont Showgrounds for a gigantic weekend from 4th – 6th September. Activating one of the biggest beer halls Perth has yet to frolic in, with plenty of undercover areas and even fire pits, […]

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Get merry with Christmas in July at Loton Park Tennis Club

Get merry with Christmas in July at Loton Park Tennis Club

Christmas has come early at Perth’s only dedicated LGBTIQ+ sporting venue, with a merry celebration heading our way this July. Loton Park Tennis Club are hosting Christmas in July and inviting the local community to join in the festivities. The award-nominated club and icon of the local community regularly hosts fabulous LGBTIQ+ events, as well as […]

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