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Get merry with Christmas in July at Loton Park Tennis Club

Get merry with Christmas in July at Loton Park Tennis Club

Christmas has come early at Perth’s only dedicated LGBTIQ+ sporting venue, with a merry celebration heading our way this July. Loton Park Tennis Club are hosting Christmas in July and inviting the local community to join in the festivities. The award-nominated club and icon of the local community regularly hosts fabulous LGBTIQ+ events, as well as […]

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Google Doodle honours trans pioneer and LGBTIQ+ hero Marsha P. Johnson

Google Doodle honours trans pioneer and LGBTIQ+ hero Marsha P. Johnson

To mark the end of Pride Month in the US, Google has paid tribute to Black trans pioneer, HIV activist and Stonewall hero Marsha P. Johnson in the day’s Google Doodle. A key figure in the 1969 Stonewall riots that were a major catalyst for the momentum of LGBTIQ+ rights around the world, Johnson was […]

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More than half a century after Stonewall the fight continues

More than half a century after Stonewall the fight continues

OPINION It’s over half a century since the Stonewall riots in New York’s Greenwich Village started on Saturday 28th June 1969. With these being seen as a significant event in the battle for LGBTIQ+ rights in the United States, it can however be sobering to consider what has happened, and not happened, since then. To […]

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The Equality Project seek proposals for Better Together 2021 conference

The Equality Project seek proposals for Better Together 2021 conference

National LGBTIQ+ advocacy organisation The Equality Project is calling for proposals for potential sessions at their upcoming Better Together conference in 2021. The group’s fourth national conference is seeking a broad range of LGBTIQ+ and intersectional voices covering topics ranging from culture and identity to health, ageing to allies, and provide a platform to continue […]

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Lesbian Visibility Day: It’s time for respect

Lesbian Visibility Day: It’s time for respect

Since 2008, Lesbian Visibility Day has fallen on April 26 to celebrate the L in LGBTIQ+ and have lesbian voices be heard in our ever expanding community. To mark Lesbian Visibility Day, rural Queensland resident Jane Zerbst shares her experience with OUTinPerth as a lesbian who refuses to be invisible in a place that tells […]

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Drag queen falls asleep on Facebook Live for three hours; Twitter responds

Drag queen falls asleep on Facebook Live for three hours; Twitter responds

Artists and performers are all adjusting to a new world of isolation, with many innovators moving to the online space to keep in touch and entertain their fans. Florida drag performer Anahi Santos set out to perform and connect with her fans this week, and ended up creating some most unexpected content. After performing a […]

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Dolly Diamond signs on as Ambassador for GiveOUT Day

Dolly Diamond signs on as Ambassador for GiveOUT Day

Cabaret star Dolly Diamond has signed on as an Ambassador for GiveOUT Day 2020. The singing and dancing sensation said she hoped to bring awareness to smaller and lesser known community groups. The annual event, held each October, sees fundraising body GiveOUT match community groups fundraising dollar for dollar, while also supplying them with promotional […]

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New York’s queer community praise trans advocate Lorena Borjas

New York’s queer community praise trans advocate Lorena Borjas

New York has become the epicentre of the battle against the COVID-19, with Mayor Bill de Blasio predicting half of the city’s 8 million residents will contract the virus. A field hospital has been set up in Central Park, 41,000 people have been diagnosed with the virus and over 1,000 have died. Among those lost is […]

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Rachel shares her transition journey on ‘First Dates’

Rachel shares her transition journey on ‘First Dates’

The TV show First Dates has a great track record in showing that everybody’s looking for love, and often showcases diversity. The UK version of the show recently featured Rachel Oliver during their Valentine’s Day episode. The former WA resident, who now lives in the UK, approached her first date fearlessly. “It’s Massive!” Rachel says in the […]

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