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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 […]

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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Dive into summer with Spank Pool Party this Saturday

Dive into summer with Spank Pool Party this Saturday

Jump into 2020 with a splash at the first ever Spank Pool Party launching at Indian Ocean Hotel this weekend. The new LGBTIQ+ event brings a new offering to the local queer calendar, taking over the pools and dance floors of the Indian Ocean Hotel. “Tantalising cocktails, lounges, your local LGBT+ dance and house DJs… […]

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Richmond Wellbeing CEO calls for LGBTI inclusion in census

Richmond Wellbeing CEO calls for LGBTI inclusion in census

Adrian Munro, the CEO of mental health organisation Richmond Wellbeing is calling for the inclusion of diverse sexuality, sex and gender in the 2021 Census. “We are calling on the Government to change the next census to better reflect our community and include sexual orientation, gender identity and intersex status,” Munro said. “This is not […]

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Monthly HIV medication hits roadblock as FDA knocks back approval

Monthly HIV medication hits roadblock as FDA knocks back approval

The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has knocked back new HIV medication Cabenuva, declining to add it to the list of approved medications in the USA. The new medication is a once a month treatment for people living with HIV, rather than the regime of daily pill taking. The treatment sees patients receiving two injections […]

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Which are the safest countries for LGBTIQ+ travellers?

Which are the safest countries for LGBTIQ+ travellers?

Thinking of taking a holiday in the new year? Travel website Asher and Lyric have ranked all the countries in the world to work out which ones are the safest for LGBTIQ+ travellers, and which ones you should definitely stay clear of. Their team looked at criteria including the legalisation of same-sex marriage, workers rights, […]

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LGBTI rights advocate Rodney Croome awarded honorary doctorate

LGBTI rights advocate Rodney Croome awarded honorary doctorate

Long-time LGBTIQ equality advocate, Rodney Croome, has been awarded an honorary doctorate by the University of Tasmania in recognition of his work. The doctorate was conferred by the Chancellor of the University, Michael Field, at a ceremony in Hobart yesterday. Croome has spent his life advocating for LGBTI rights and is a founding member of […]

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WA AIDS Council advertises for new CEO to lead the organisation

WA AIDS Council advertises for new CEO to lead the organisation

The Western Australian AIDS Council has advertised the position of CEO as they begin the search for a new leader. CEO David Kernohan stepped down from leading the organisation in November, and now the hunt is on for his replacement. The board of WAAC is after someone who can  provide “strategic leadership for the organisation during […]

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Awareness of U=U is increasing but not everyone believes the message

Awareness of U=U is increasing but not everyone believes the message

Two recent studies have shown that the ‘U=U’ message is being received more widely, but HIV negative men who have sex with men (MSM) are still less likely to believe that HIV positive people on medication cannot transmit the virus. The message that ‘Undetectable means Untransmittable’ is being understood by people who are living with […]

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