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Voting now open for Mr Gay Pride Australia 2019

Voting now open for Mr Gay Pride Australia 2019

Online voting for the annual Mr Gay Pride Australia competition is live now, with less than two weeks to go before the crowning at Victoria’s ChillOut Festival. Eight finalists from across regional and city areas of Victoria, New South Wales and Queensland have shared their thoughts on why they should take out the title this […]

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NSW campaign highlights breast cancer awareness for queer community

NSW campaign highlights breast cancer awareness for queer community

A bold new breast cancer awareness campaign targeting LGBTQ people has been released today by ACON. Our United Front aims to raise awareness of breast cancer and increase breast screening rates among LGBTQ people in NSW. Featuring many sporting and social groups within LGBTQ communities in NSW, the campaign adopts an inclusive approach to ensure […]

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Trans activists talk ‘Gender Dysphoria to Gender Euphoria’

Trans activists talk ‘Gender Dysphoria to Gender Euphoria’

Relationships Australia WA are bringing internationally renowned trans activists and sexologists Professor Esben Esther Pirelli Benestad and Professor Elsa Almas to Perth this month. The pair will be sharing their own personal and professional journeys “from gender dysphoria to gender euphoria where different attractions, gender identities and turn-on patterns are to be valued.” Almas met […]

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Get out and meet new peple with LGBTI Networking Drinks at The Stables

Get out and meet new peple with LGBTI Networking Drinks at The Stables

Popular bi-monthly event LGBTI Networking Drinks returns to The Stables Bar on Tuesday 26th February. The event used to held at the Terrace Hotel but has found a new home at The Stables Bar in nearly Hay Street. The popular event is a great chance to grow your professional and social network, and meet others in […]

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What you as an LGBTI person can do to improve your mental health

What you as an LGBTI person can do to improve your mental health

Seeing the recent report in OUTinPerth about the study looking at the impact of the Marriage Equality debate on the mental health of Lesbian, Gay and Bisexual people got me thinking about what we as individual members of the LGBTI+ community can do to deal with the impacts of “Minority Stress” and the loneliness that […]

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Calls to update restrictions on gay men donating blood

There are renewed calls for the rules surrounding blood donations to be updated. A young Tasmanian gay man has written to the leaders of all three political parties calling for a new blood donation policy after he discovered he is barred from giving blood. Ben Dudman says the policy is outdated, limits the supply of […]

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‘Is It Because of Brexit?’ and other things you hear on the road to IVF

‘Is It Because of Brexit?’ and other things you hear on the road to IVF

One of the things you do when you ‘decide’ to do IVF is attend two counselling sessions, scheduled and provided by the clinic. These sessions are compulsory, and we had attended our first a while back so our expectations were appropriately low. Approaching this whole process philosophically, Partner and I have generally been able to […]

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In The Game: Non-binary, trans and queer identities in sport

In The Game: Non-binary, trans and queer identities in sport

We discussed last month about the crossovers between the bisexual+ and the gender-expansive experience, particularly where non-binary people can find themselves on the receiving end of prejudice. When it comes to finding a place where you feel you belong, it can be a question of what you declare and how you present. While it’s unusual […]

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Sample the best restaurants on William Street with a long lunch

Food lovers will welcome the news that the William Street Long Lunch returns this March.  Local establishments Sauma, Bivouac, No Mafia, La Cholita and Shadow Wine Bar have joined forces again to bring back the ultimate roving lunch – 5 venues, 5 courses with drinks to match. Running every Saturday afternoon during March. Spend the […]

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Go for a ride with fitness phenomenon KTX

Go for a ride with fitness phenomenon KTX

Last August, LA Fit Studio brought over fitness phenomenon – KTX, who rode Perth into a frenzy over his high intensity, high energy and highly enjoyable workout. His first time to Australia sold out classes and rode the internet viral with this video on Sports Bible. This February, he’s back, and ready to show Perth […]

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