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Then Now Next: RTRFM announce celebration of WA women in music

Then Now Next: RTRFM announce celebration of WA women in music

In May, RTRFM will take over the Lawrence Wilson Art Gallery at UWA to highlight the amazing, trail-blazing and defiant women who have made the station—and WA music—what it is. Since its founding in 1977, community radio station RTRFM has been hell-bent on helping blaze a trail for women within the industry. As an Artist […]

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May 17th is IDAHoBIT: Let’s talk about culture, community & identity

May 17th is IDAHoBIT: Let’s talk about culture, community & identity

Join the team from Connection and Wellbeing Australia (CAWA) for their fourth annual community connection event for International Day Against Homophobia, Biphobia, Intersex discrimination and Transphobia next month. This year, CAWA are facilitating a conversation that will focus on the stories of First Nations folks, PoC, CALD and Bla(c)k LGBTQIA+ folks, exploring the intersections of […]

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Pride In Peel reveal IDAHoBIT events running this month

Pride In Peel reveal IDAHoBIT events running this month

Pride In Peel have announced a week of events to mark this year’s IDAHoBIT (International Day Against Homophobia, Biphobia, Intersexism and Transphobia). Marked on May 17th each year, IDAHoBIT is an occasion to raise awareness of issues facing LGBTQIA+ people here at home and around the world, and promote inclusion among local communities. Pride in […]

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Set your alarm for Disco Nap as Connections reopens tonight

Set your alarm for Disco Nap as Connections reopens tonight

Connections Nightclub are back in business this evening as restrictions begin to ease up here on the west coast. Connies will be reopening at midnight tonight for Disco Nap and the team are rested and ready for everybody to return to the dancefloor. Wake up your hibernating dance moves, have a stretch on the terrace […]

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Tributes for Indigenous artist and rights advocate Arone Meeks

Tributes for Indigenous artist and rights advocate Arone Meeks

Anwernekenhe National HIV Alliance and Positive Aboriginal Torres Strait Islander Network (PATSIN) have shared their deep sadness at the passing of artist Arone Raymond Meeks. Arone Meeks was an accomplished artist and leading advocate for Aboriginal and Torres Islanders living with HIV. The two organisations said Meeks provided a unique contribution to the HIV sector […]

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Connect with community at this month’s LGBTQIA+ Youth Weekend Meet Up

Connect with community at this month’s LGBTQIA+ Youth Weekend Meet Up

LGBTQIA+ young people between the ages of 12 and 17 are invited to join in this month’s LGBTQIA+ Youth Weekend Meet Up. Held across Saturday 22nd and Sunday 23rd May, the event is an opportunity to come together and connect with other young people in our communities for a great weekend, while learning more about […]

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Pride Cup look back on 8 years of inclusion with research report

Pride Cup look back on 8 years of inclusion with research report

This Saturday 8th May, Pride Cup and VicHealth are celebrating eight years of the Yarra Valley Pride Cup, a catalyst for LGBTQIA+ inclusion in Australian sport. The Yarra Valley Pride Cup was founded in 2013, after player and future Young Victorian of the Year Jason Ball came out as gay to his team. What began […]

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Linda Burney discusses the tragedy of losing her son on ‘Living Black’

Linda Burney discusses the tragedy of losing her son on ‘Living Black’

Politician Linda Burney shares emotional accounts of losing both her partner and her son in a touching episode of Living Black, Monday 8.30pm on NITV. Burney became the first Aboriginal person to be elected to the NSW parliament in 2003. In 2016 she made the move to the Canberra winning the seat of Barton in the […]

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GRAI take a look at housing options for LGBTI elders

GRAI take a look at housing options for LGBTI elders

GRAI: GLBTI Rights in Ageing have two upcoming events that aim to spark conversations about how we look at housing as we get older. First up is a screening of the Maison de Himiko, then the following day there will be a forum discussing all the different housing arrangements we might want to consider as get […]

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New sexual health campaign encourages testing for STIs

Western Australians are being encouraged to get regular sexual health tests as the rates of some sexually transmitted infections continue to rise. The government’s new Healthysexual campaign is all about preventing, testing, treating and talking to minimise the personal and social impact of sexually transmitted infections (STIs). The campaign features several posters including one featuring […]

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