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Celebrate Bi+ Visibility Day with a picnic in Russell Square this Sunday

Celebrate Bi+ Visibility Day with a picnic in Russell Square this Sunday

Bi Visibility Day is just around the corner, and Perth’s bisexual+ community are celebrating with a picnic this weekend. First observed a decade ago in 1999 on September 23rd, Bi Visibility Day is a day for acknowledging and celebrating the bisexual+ culture and community around the world. This Sunday, Bisexual+ Community Perth are inviting bi+ […]

GLORIAs: Last chance to vote on most unhelpful comments of 2019

GLORIAs: Last chance to vote on most unhelpful comments of 2019

Marking a decade of highlighting the worst of the public conversation surrounding the LGBTIQ+ community, the GLORIAs return later this month. The awards night names and shames the most outrageous and ignorant comments about the LGBTIQ+ community, in a “boo-off” to decide on the worst of the year – whose name will appear on the […]

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Founder of gay conversion organisation apologises for past practices

Founder of gay conversion organisation apologises for past practices

McKrae Game, the founder of one of the largest gay conversion organisations in the USA, has made an apology for the practices his organisation undertook when trying to convince gay men they could live heterosexual lives. Game founded the Hope for Wholeness Network, a faith-based conversion therapy program that promised people they could overcome they same […]

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Exploring photography with community group Shutterpups

Exploring photography with community group Shutterpups

One of the newer community groups here in Perth is the Shutterpups, a photography group set up by Gary Davies. The group meet up regularly for photo walks where they pick a particular subject and go off to take pictures, they then share the images on their Facebook group. I joined Gary Davies for a […]

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Just.equal seek views on religious and transgender debates

Just.equal seek views on religious and transgender debates

  Equality advocates have launched a new LGBTIQ community survey to gauge attitudes to the current religious freedom and transgender debates. The survey by just.equal is open to LGBTIQ people and their allies and will inform advocates and lobbyists ahead of the likely introduction of federal religious freedom and discrimination legislation. Just.equal spokesperson, Ivan Hinton-Teoh, […]

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Mardi Gras & ANZ Community Grants available for LGBTIQ groups

Mardi Gras & ANZ Community Grants available for LGBTIQ groups

ANZ and Sydney Gay & Lesbian Mardi Gras opened applications for its national LGBTIQ+ community grants program. The bank is a long running sponsor of the Mardi Gras and said its research shows that almost half a million Australian LGBTIQ+ community members 1 are still not comfortable being their true selves and discussing their sexuality […]

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Out For Australia announce 30 Under 30 LGBTIQ+ role models

Out For Australia announce 30 Under 30 LGBTIQ+ role models

Out For Australia have announced the winners of their inaugural 30 Under 30 awards, recognising the next generation of young Australian LGBTIQ+ role models. The winners were decided by selection panel, seeking individuals who demonstrated tangible contributions to bettering the lives of LGBTIQ+ people in Australia, success in their respective career and living the qualities […]

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Help RTRFM and ‘All Things Queer’ by becoming a subscriber

Help RTRFM and ‘All Things Queer’ by becoming a subscriber

Alongside our work at OUTinPerth, our team volunteers time each week to help create All Things Queer at community radio station RTRFM 92.1 This week the station is holding their annual radiothon fundraiser and asking people to become a subscriber or donate. There are many benefits to becoming a subscriber, but I think the most […]

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LGBTI Health Alliance voices support for more census data

LGBTI Health Alliance voices support for more census data

The LGBTI Health Alliance has voiced its support for more census data to be collected about Australian people’s gender identity and sexuality. The health group says insufficient data collection means that the government is not able to adequately supply services to all Australians. The Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) has recently identified sexual orientation, gender […]

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Connections nominated as best nightclub in the country

Connections nominated as best nightclub in the country

Connections Nightclub are celebrating after being nominated as one of the best nightclubs in Australia. The prestigious Bartender Magazine Awards have just released which venues are shortlisted for their 2019 awards, and Connections has been named one of the best clubs in the land. Connections is listed alongside Sydney’s ARQ and Chinese Laundry, Marquee in […]

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