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The Cat Haven needs your help as they face an overcrowding crisis

The Cat Haven needs your help as they face an overcrowding crisis

Perth’s Cat Haven needs help to accommodate all the cats they’re looking after. If you’ve been thinking of bringing a cat into your life, now is the time to act, they desperately need people to temporarily foster or permanently adopt cats. The organisation is conscious it may struggle to maintain its services once Western Australia’s […]

There could be more LGBT people in the USA than previously thought

There could be more LGBT people in the USA than previously thought

There could be twice as many LGBT people living in the United States than previously thought according to a new report from The Human Rights Campaign Foundation. The report which was released this week analysed answers data from the US Census Bureau. It says that around eight per cent of people who answered it’s Household […]

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Perth Pride Choir farewell Musical Director Claire Williamson

Perth Pride Choir farewell Musical Director Claire Williamson

Perth Pride Choir delivered their end of year concert over the weekend. An event that saw them farewell long serving Musical Director Claire Williamson. The choir, which comprises over fifty members, delivered two shows at the Dolphin Theatre at the University of Western Australia. The captivating and joy filled presentation saw the collective perform a […]

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WA’s 30th Pride Parade takes over Gloucester Park this Saturday

WA’s 30th Pride Parade takes over Gloucester Park this Saturday

Community members, groups, organisations and allies will be coming together this Saturday to celebrate WA’s rich, diverse and beautiful LGBTQIA+ community with Pride. With festivities launching from 4:30pm, get ready for a spectacular evening of merry-making, feasting and revelry in Gloucester Park. The parade will be led by the traditional ride of the Dykes on […]

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WA Women’s Hall of Fame seek nominations for 2022 Awards

WA Women’s Hall of Fame seek nominations for 2022 Awards

In 2021 The WA Women’s Hall of Fame added inspiring women from the past to their hall of fame and presented an inspiring photographic exhibition which has toured across the state. In 2022 they will return to recognising the achievements of women from both the past and the present. Nominations are now open for 2022, […]

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Transgender Awareness Week: How can you get involved?

Transgender Awareness Week: How can you get involved?

November 13th – 19th is Transgender Awareness Week, a time to raise awareness of trans and gender diverse identities, issues faced by trans folks, and celebrate trans individuals, groups and their achievements. The week marks an opportunity for people, businesses and organisations to educate themselves on trans and gender diverse identities, how to promote meaningful […]

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Vic Park Pride’s ‘Draw a Drag Queen’ was mountains of fun

Vic Park Pride’s ‘Draw a Drag Queen’ was mountains of fun

There’s a huge range of events in this year’s PrideFEST and one that caught my attention was Vic Park Pride’s ‘Draw a Drag Queen’ gathering. Drawing is a skill like any others, and the saying “use or lose it” equally applies. I think the last time I was regularly drawing anything was in art class […]

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The faces of Perth’s LGBTIQA+ communities appear in Yagan Square

The faces of Perth’s LGBTIQA+ communities appear in Yagan Square

The faces of members of Western Australia’s diverse gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender, intersex, queer and asexual communities will be appearing on the giant screen in Yagan Square throughout Pride Month. The state’s annual PrideFEST officially began today and the events calendar for 2021 is one of the most action packed the festival has ever seen. […]

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LGBTIQA+ Professionals set to gather at Market Grounds

LGBTIQA+ Professionals set to gather at Market Grounds

Perth LGBTI Professionals is back this week with another event at Market Grounds in the city. The regular event is an opportunity for local LGBTQIA+ folks and allies to get together and share the amazing work they do in a friendly, casual setting. The group drawing in a large crowd of people from all different backgrounds […]

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What is the etiquette for straight people in queer spaces?

What is the etiquette for straight people in queer spaces?

Opinion – Graeme Watson What is the etiquette for heterosexual people visiting queer spaces? Bond actor Daniel Craig recently raised eyebrows when, in an interview, he spoke about how as a young man he would often head to gay bars because there were less chances he’d end up in a fight. “I could meet girls […]

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