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Comedian Nelly Thomas chats about ‘The Single Life of Us’

Comedian Nelly Thomas chats about ‘The Single Life of Us’

Comedian Nelly Thomas has teamed up with friend Kate Mulholland for a brand new podcast, it’s called The Single Life of Us and it’s about returning to the dating pool in your 40’s or older. Each episode the pair have a frank and often hilarious discussion. They’ll talk dating, new skills, solo parenting, tinder profiles and what to […]

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New YPN project looks at LGBTIQA+ experiences of high school

New YPN project looks at LGBTIQA+ experiences of high school

The Youth Pride Network (YPN) has launched a new project, looking at the experiences of LGBTIQA+ young people in Western Australian high schools. This report, the latest in their series of ‘State of Play’ reports, will provide an overview of the current experiences in the Western Australian education system and provide recommendations for improvement for […]

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Australia records first cases of Monkeypox, gay men asked to be alert

Australia records first cases of Monkeypox, gay men asked to be alert

ACON is urging gay, bisexual and men who have sex with men in NSW that have recently returned from overseas travel to watch for symptoms for MPXV, commonly known as ‘monkeypox’. It follows the identification by NSW Health of a probable case of MPXV in Sydney of a recently returned traveller to Europe. There has […]

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May 17: IDAHOBIT is needed now as much has ever

May 17: IDAHOBIT is needed now as much has ever

Today marks 32 years since the World Health Organisation removed homosexuality from its official register of diseases. To note the annual passing of this important historical rights achievement IDAHO Day was launched 17 years ago. Since then International Day Against Homophobia has broadened its acronym to include people who are transgender, bi+, ace+ or intersex […]

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Advocates & experts dispel misinformation on trans healthcare

Advocates & experts dispel misinformation on trans healthcare

LGBTQIA+ advocates and medical professionals are standing up for trans lives and healthcare after misinformation shared by the Prime Minister this morning. Representatives from advocacy group Transcend Australia, the Australian Professional Association for Trans Health (AusPATH) and Equality Australia are setting out to set the record straight. This morning, Scott Morrison said he is standing […]

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Study seeks LGBTQIA+ youth to share experience with video games

Study seeks LGBTQIA+ youth to share experience with video games

A new study from Canada’s University of Toronto is looking to hear from LGBTQIA+ young people on their experiences in the myriad realms of video games. The International Partnership for Queer Youth Resilience is a collective of researchers from Canada, the USA, UK, Mexico and Australia that explores the relationship between LGBTQIA+ young people, technology […]

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Queer & Accessible project to hold post-PrideFEST consultations

Queer & Accessible project to hold post-PrideFEST consultations

Living Proud’s Queer & Accessible project are holding a new round of consultations, seeking community feedback on accessibility at last year’s PrideFEST celebrations. The Queer & Accessible project was launched ahead of Pride WA’s PrideFEST 2021, aiming to work with LGBTQIA+ spaces and event-runners to provide practical assistance, financial support and advice, as well as […]

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Blood-borne viruses on the rise in Western Australia

Blood-borne viruses on the rise in Western Australia

The Western Australian Department of Health has launched an eight-week regional advertising campaign to raise awareness of blood-borne viruses, following almost 1000 cases of hepatitis C having been reported in 12 months. Communicable Disease Control Director Dr Paul Armstrong said that this was a timely reminder for people to get tested. “Blood-borne viruses – such […]

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Pride WA have a great opportunity to learn First Aid

Pride WA have a great opportunity to learn First Aid

Pride WA have a great opportunity for people to learn essential First Aid skills. Acquiring essential First Aid skills is not just great for your self-esteem, you might save a life one day in the event of an emergency. Pride WA has joined forces with St John’s to offer a First Aid Essentials course on Saturday 7th May […]

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Victoria to consult on alternative sexual assault reporting options

Victoria to consult on alternative sexual assault reporting options

Warning: This article contains mentions of sexual assault This week Victoria’s upper house passed a motion which will see the state government begin consultation on an alternative, online sexual assault reporting option. The motion moved by Derryn Hinch’s Justice Party MLC Stuart Grimley noted the Victorian Law Reform Commission (VLRC) report – Improving The Justice System […]

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