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What can I do if I’m worried about a loved one’s mental health?

What can I do if I’m worried about a loved one’s mental health?

Having conversations about the mental health and wellbeing of people we care about can be hard. Sometimes we might be worried about someone that we love. We might see them acting differently from how they usually do, maybe they have spoken with us before about their mental health, or we might just a get a […]

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Do queer kids miss out on sport?

Do queer kids miss out on sport?

Do queer kids miss out on sport because of homophobic attitudes? A report published in the USA suggests that sport remains one of the areas where LGBTI youth are most likely to be subjected to homophobic comments and harassment, leading to queer youth avoiding sport all together. The Play to Win report was published by the US […]

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Reflections on 365 days without a drop of alcohol

Reflections on 365 days without a drop of alcohol

On December 23rd 2017 the OUTinPerth team ended the last working day of the year with a friendly get together with friends and business colleagues. We drank wine, shared plates of food, compared notes on the challenges of running smaller business, and traded our plans for the Christmas and New Year break. The glass of […]

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Let’s start a New Year’s Revolution in 2019

Let’s start a New Year’s Revolution in 2019

The start of a new year can be a time for celebration a time for reflection and a not-so-joyous time for those of us who aren’t yet comfortable with who, what or where we are in our lives at this current moment. Maybe you even feel a combination of all these three. For me, there […]

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Give rugby a try this weekend with the Perth Rams

Give rugby a try this weekend with the Perth Rams

Local queer Rugby team the Perth Rams are holding a have-a-go day on Saturday, if you’ve never played or understood what rugby is all about this is your chance to have a try. They be down at Loton Park Tennis Club tomorrow from 12pm – 2pm, and after you’ve given rugby a go, there’ll be […]

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WA AIDS Council releases MIPA Report and Action Plan

WA AIDS Council releases MIPA Report and Action Plan

The WA AIDS Council (WAAC) has released a report into its operations following a 12 month consultation process with people living with HIV and affected communities. The organisation’s chair, Asanka Gunasekera, said the extensive organisation wide audit of the WA AIDS Council’s programs and services was focused on how HIV positive people contribute to the […]

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Black Rainbow receives $20,000 grant from The Channel

Black Rainbow receives $20,000 grant from The Channel

Indigenous suicide prevention group Black Rainbow has been awarded a $20,000 grant from giving circle The Channel. The original premise of Black Rainbow was to advocate for the LGBQTI Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander community after noticing our underrepresentation in suicide prevention. The group headed by Dameyon Bonson share that what they’ve discovered is that […]

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Queer to Air: How we use different labels for sexuality and gender

Queer to Air: How we use different labels for sexuality and gender

The Freedom Centre released an episode of their Queer to Air podcast each day during Pridefest. The series is created by young people who utilise the LGBTIQ+ youth centre and explores a range of topics relating to promoting good mental health. In this episode Bryan, Chase, Claire and Jacob chat about the different labels we […]

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Jordan Peterson and Dave Rubin will tour Australia

Jordan Peterson and Dave Rubin will tour Australia

Conservative author Dr Jordan B Peterson is bringing his 12 Rules for Life: An Antidote to Chaos  tour to Australia in 2019 and bringing special guest Dave Rubin with him. The best selling author is a well known conservative speaker whose book 12 Rules for Life was released earlier this year. Peterson is an outspoken critic of political […]

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Queer to Air: Managing risk factors in maintaining good mental health

Queer to Air: Managing risk factors in maintaining good mental health

The Freedom Centre have released an episode of their Queer to Air podcast each day during Pridefest. The series is created by young people who utilise the LGBTIQ+ youth centre and explores a range of topics relating to promoting good mental health. In this episode Bryan, Chase, Avery and Lewis chat about how you develop strategies against risk factors […]

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