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The Story of Us: A study of bi+ people in ‘heterosexual’ relationships

The Story of Us: A study of bi+ people in ‘heterosexual’ relationships

Bi+ Australia are seeking people attracted to more than one gender who are in a relationship with someone of a different gender for a new study. The organisation have partnered with Thorne Harbour Health, beyondblue, Cores Australia and Curtin & La Trobe Universities to carry out The Story of Us project. The study aims to […]

Australian man appears to have cleared HIV from his body

Australian man appears to have cleared HIV from his body

Researchers have reported that an Australian man who was HIV positive appears to have shed the virus without medical intervention. The extremely rare case, involves a patient who appears to have spontaneously cleared his own HIV infection without any medication, many years after he was first infected. However “Subject C135” appears to have a unique […]

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Surf lifesavers focus on being more inclusive of LGBTIQ+ people

Surf lifesavers focus on being more inclusive of LGBTIQ+ people

Surf Lifesaving Australia is reaching out to all its clubs around Australia and encouraging them to be more inclusive of the LGBTIQ+ community. The organisation, which is 111 years old this year, is working with Lifesavers with Pride – the group that have marched in the Sydney Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras – to encourage […]

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Disrupted: The Festival of Ideas launch 2019 program

Disrupted: The Festival of Ideas launch 2019 program

Disrupted: The Festival of Ideas has just launched the program for their 2019 outing and it’s filled with thought provoking talks and seminars. The free event takes place at the State Library of WA on Saturday 27 and Sunday 28 July. Keynote speakers, Dr Karl Kruszelnicki, Leigh Sales, Prof Geoff Gallop, Dr Tracy Westerman, Bri […]

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Can we tempt you with a tasty Sweeney Todd pie?

Can we tempt you with a tasty Sweeney Todd pie?

To celebrate West Australian Opera’s highly anticipated production of Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street, the opera have collaborated with Mary Street Bakery on a limited edition, Sweeney Todd Pie. The Sweeney Todd Pie is inspired by the chilling opera about the vengeful barber, Sweeney Todd and his offsider, the deranged pie-maker Mrs. […]

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Out For Australia seek LGBTIQ+ role models for ’30 Under 30′

Out For Australia seek LGBTIQ+ role models for ’30 Under 30′

Out For Australia are celebrating the next generation of LGBTIQ+ role models with 30 Under 30. Supported by Boston Consulting Group, the selection will acknowledge and celebrate young LGBTIQ+ role models from across the country and recognise the next generation of leaders. “We are on the search for the Out for Australia 30 Under 30 […]

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Acceptance Street: New York City renames Gay Street for Pride Month

Acceptance Street: New York City renames Gay Street for Pride Month

A historic street in the West Village of Manhattan has been renamed with some fabulous new signage for Pride Month. The New York City Commission on Human Rights have renamed Gay Street, near the Stonewall Inn, with a special installation called Acceptance Street. The moment we’ve all been waiting for! Check out the new Acceptance […]

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Lifeline WA seek input on Rural & Regional LGBTIQ+ Communities Project

Lifeline WA seek input on Rural & Regional LGBTIQ+ Communities Project

Lifeline WA and Community TAB are seeking LGBTIQ+ people and their loved ones who will help inform an upcoming project. The co-design workshop will explore ways to better connect rural and regional LGBTIQ+ communities in Western Australia. The project, funded by Community TAB, seeks to support and empower LGBTIQ+ people in rural and regional areas […]

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Health workers team up with Grindr to tackle HIV in Bulgaria

Health workers team up with Grindr to tackle HIV in Bulgaria

Health workers in Bulgaria have teamed up with dating app Grindr rolling out an innovative program that aims to get more people testing for HIV. New cases of HIV are soaring in the socially conservative country, so to reach out to their target audience a charity offered free self testing kits to anyone who wanted […]

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Born To Sparkle are bringing ‘inner sparkliness’ to the world

Born To Sparkle are bringing ‘inner sparkliness’ to the world

Mrs Sparkles time to shine has arrived! Belle Maccoll is a staunch mum, a small business owner and possesses an admirable amount of strength and resilience every day. In 2015, Belle barely escaped with her life after a head-on collision with an oncoming driver. “It was a really terrifying accident… very tragic” said her partner […]

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