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Check out this Perth couple’s romantic wedding proposal

A local Perth couple have enjoyed a romantic surprise wedding proposal in front of their friends and colleagues. Pete Fares and his partner Matt Cook shared their video with friends on Facebook. The couple, who both work at Dance Collective, were at the group’s end-of-year Christmas function when they went down to Bather’s Beach in […]

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What will the new marriage law mean for our community?

What will the new marriage law mean for our community?

  I’ve been out as lesbian since I was 18 and an advocate for many people in situations where they were not able to do so themselves. Several months ago, anticipating changes to the Marriage Act, I started to think about the necessity of having nurturing, understanding service providers who could provide for us from […]

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42 reasons why we love Connections Nightclub

42 reasons why we love Connections Nightclub

On Saturday night Connections Nightclub will mark the amazing milestone of their 42nd Birthday, and to celebrate they’re taking a little inspiration from one of Broadway’s most famous musicals. Kicking off the club’s birthday celebrations are the winner of Season 9 of RuPaul’s Drag Race, Sasha Velour, and cast mate Trinity Taylor. They’ll be on […]

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Meet the David Kernohan, the new boss at the WA AIDS Council

Meet the David Kernohan, the new boss at the WA AIDS Council

David Kernohan has joined the WA AIDS Council as its new Chief Executive. Kernohan has held senior executive roles in the not-for-profit sector in Western Australia for over 20 years, most recently as CEO of the Mental Health Law Centre (WA). The new head honcho caught up with OUTinPerth and shared his hopes for the […]

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Jennifer Westacott signs on as patron of Pride in Diversity

Chief Executive of the Business Council of Australia, Jennifer Westacott, has been announced as a co-patron of ACON’s national not-for-profit program for LGBTI workplace inclusion, Pride in Diversity. Westacott will share the position with founding patron and former High Court Justice, the Hon Michael Kirby AC CMG. Westacott was recognised for her work as a […]

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Gay Times new editor Josh Rivers fired over antisemitic tweets

The new editor of well known British magazine Gay Times has been fired after a series of misogynistic and antisemitic tweets came to light. Josh Rivers was appointed to the role just a fortnight ago in a move that was heralded as a acknowledgement of the changing nature of the media industry. Rivers, unlike his predecessors did […]

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Kenyan official explains gay lions by blaming gay people

Kenyan official explains gay lions by blaming gay people

Kenya’s ‘moral policeman’ Ezekial Mutua has expressed concern about two male lions who were observed having sex in the Masai Mara game reserve and suggested that the should be separated. Ezekial Mutua, the chief executive of the Kenya Film Classification Board, said the pair must have been influenced after they viewed a human same sex couple […]

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Trans (I) Am: Veronica Jean Jones on trans identity and drag

You may know Veronica Jean Jones as a drag performer and Bingay hostess with the mostest. You may not know that VJJ identifies as transgender. The vivacious lady has now decided to share some of her journey with me, OUTinPerth and the world! Given that you live a significant part of your professional life on […]

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Georgie Stone named Victoria’s Young Australian of the Year

Georgie Stone named Victoria’s Young Australian of the Year

Georgie Stone has been named Victoria’s Young Person of the Year, putting her in the running to be Young Australian of the Year in 2018. Last year, the advocate for transgender rights and awareness was previously awarded LGBTI Person of the Year at Victoria’s Globe Awards. Stone was the youngest person in Australia to be […]

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The Coalition for Marriage’s Mums wrote a letter to my Dad

The Coalition for Marriage’s Mums wrote a letter to my Dad

OPINION My Dad got a letter in the mail yesterday, it’s from the Mums featured in the Coalition for Marriage’s TV ads. Heidi McIvor, Pansy Lai and Cella White, alongside Marijke Rancie’s letter said voting ‘Yes’ in the marriage postal survey would inevitably lead to compulsory radical LGBTIQ sex and gender education programs in classrooms. […]

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