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Kate Wickett named as the new CEO of Sydney WorldPride

Kate Wickett named as the new CEO of Sydney WorldPride

The Board of Sydney WorldPride 2023 has announced the appointment of Sydney WorldPride CEO – Kate Wickett. Board Chair Damien Hodgkinson said he was proud to announce Wickett would be leading the organisation saying she brings a range of diverse experience working across the corporate, government and not-for-profit sectors. “Ms Wickett worked tirelessly at Sydney Gay […]

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Find out what it takes to be a good LGBTIQA+ ally

Find out what it takes to be a good LGBTIQA+ ally

Out for Australia’s next online forum is a discussion about what makes a good LGBTIQA+ ally. Allies are crucial for queer people to feel supported and allyship is critical in shaping inclusive policies in the workplace. ‘Out For Allies’, is an online storytelling event with a panel of speakers discussing how allies have impacted and […]

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Help with a survey into the abuse of older Western Australians

Help with a survey into the abuse of older Western Australians

The WA Department of Communities and the UWA SAGE Lab are conducting research to explore what people working in communities throughout Western Australia know about the abuse of older people (elder abuse). Northern Suburbs Community Legal Centre are also partners to this research project. A key part of this research is a survey now available […]

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Researchers seek trans young adults to reflect on stories of school support

Researchers seek trans young adults to reflect on stories of school support

Researchers from the University of New England are keen to hear from members of the trans young-adult community about their gender transition experiences from school, in an effort to highlight the positive aspects of being trans and to inspire school communities to better support the psychological wellbeing of trans and gender diverse students. Researchers Dean […]

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Transgender health discussion panel rescheduled for Thursday

Transgender health discussion panel rescheduled for Thursday

Transgender health will be the topic at this week’s Disrupted Thursday event. This presentation was rescheduled due to the recent Covid-19 lockdown. In partnership with TransFolk of WA and and the Centre for Stories, this conversation at the State Library of Western Australia will take a look at the way trans and gender diverse people, […]

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Perth Spectres raise $4,500 for local LGBTQIA+ community groups

Perth Spectres raise $4,500 for local LGBTQIA+ community groups

Perth Spectres Basketball Club have revealed they will be donating thousands to local LGBTQIA+ community groups, following the success of their Basket-BALL event earlier this year. The fabulous event held in May brought together Perth’s LGBTQIA+ community and allies for a night of revelry, raising a total of $4,500, which is set to be split […]

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Pride WA’s Senior Vice President Gerry Matera’s NAIDOC Week message

Pride WA’s Senior Vice President Gerry Matera’s NAIDOC Week message

Pride WA’s Senior Vice President Gerry Matera published an open letter to the LGBTIQ+ community as part of NAIDOC Week calling for LGBTIQ+ organisations in Western Australia to work together. Kaya and Happy NAIDOC Week. This week, PRIDE WA announced the appointment of a CEO, a first step in facilitating PRIDE’s expansion and to give […]

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Out & Proud Expo is bringing together local LGBTQIA+ businesses

Perth Gay Social Club is hosting the first ever Out & Proud Expo this July. The event aims to bring together local LGBTQIA+ owned and supportive businesses to share their work and their stories, and provide opportunities for networking all in one location. Hosted by Big Brother alum Angela Clancy, the expo will take over the DoubleTree […]

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“Heal Country, heal our nation” NAIDOC week 2021 begins

“Heal Country, heal our nation” NAIDOC week 2021 begins

NAIDOC Week 2021 has commenced and runs through to 11th July. This year the theme for the week is “Heal Country, heal our nation” NAIDOC Week celebrations each July celebrate the history, culture and achievements of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples. NAIDOC is celebrated not only in Indigenous communities, but by Australians from all […]

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Bob Katter has joined TikTok and people have some questions

Bob Katter has joined TikTok and people have some questions

Federal MP Bob Katter appears to have joined the social media app TikTok and his first video has people asking some questions. The clip shows Katter marching through the halls of parliament with text saying “Need to have a bit of a chat with the PM”. Over the clip The Imperial March (Darth Vader’s Theme) from the Star […]

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