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Author Douglas Murray questions if Pride is still relevant

Author Douglas Murray questions if Pride is still relevant

Author Douglas Murray was asked this week if Pride was still relevant, leading to the right-wing pundit launching into a rant against both the Pride movement and corporation’s rainbow washing activism. “I remember when Pride was a parade basically, in certain cities, in countries where equal rights didn’t yet completely exist. Where there were certain […]

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Mardi Gras and JOY94.9 release new podcast ‘Queer Thinking’

Mardi Gras and JOY94.9 release new podcast ‘Queer Thinking’

Sydney Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras have teamed up with JOY94.9 for a new Australian LGBTQIA+ podcast. Hosted by JOY presenter Triana Butler, Queer Thinking dives into queer identity and explores LGBTQIA+ community connection, creativity and uniqueness. From the heartfelt to the hilarious and heart wrenching, no topic is off-limits as a dynamic assortment of LGBTQIA+ […]

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Initiative encourages more LGBTIQA+ women on to community boards

Initiative encourages more LGBTIQA+ women on to community boards

An initiative from Engaging Young Leaders on Aged Care and Community Boards is providing support for women from the LGBTIQA+ communities to upskill so they can put themselves forward to assist community organisations. The Emerging Leaders in Governance Program (ELGP) is one of three components of the Engaging Young Leaders on Aged Care and Community […]

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WAAC CEO Lisa Dobrin sets sights on sleepout to highlight homelessness

Lisa Dobrin, the CEO of WAAC (formerly the WA AIDS Council), will join other leaders in business, community and government on 23 June 2022 when she spends the night sleeping outside without shelter to raise funds for homelessness in WA. Dobrin will participate in Vinnies CEO Sleepout next month to raise awareness for the more […]

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The search is on for outstanding LGBTIQA+ people in NSW

The search is on for outstanding LGBTIQA+ people in NSW

Nominations for Honour Awards 2022 are now open and organisers are inviting people to shine a light on individuals and organisations whose efforts have made a difference to the lives of LGBTQ people in NSW. First held in 2007, the Honour Awards celebrates outstanding service to, and achievements within, LGBTQ communities in NSW. Organised by […]

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The road to Reconciliation: May 26 is National Sorry Day

The road to Reconciliation: May 26 is National Sorry Day

May 26 marks National Sorry Day, remembering and acknowledging the mistreatment of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people forcibly removed from their communities. The day was first held in 1998, one year after the Bringing Them Home report was tabled in Parliament – the result of a government inquiry past policies which led to what is […]

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Why do politicians keep falling for the cat-identifying-students myth?

Why do politicians keep falling for the cat-identifying-students myth?

The cases of politicians falling for an urban myth about students identifying as cats continue to crop up in the USA. Researchers in the USA say the tale of students identifying as cats can be traced back across the USA to various occurrences over the last 20 years. Recently claims have arisen across the USA in Ohio, […]

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Comedian Nelly Thomas chats about ‘The Single Life of Us’

Comedian Nelly Thomas chats about ‘The Single Life of Us’

Comedian Nelly Thomas has teamed up with friend Kate Mulholland for a brand new podcast, it’s called The Single Life of Us and it’s about returning to the dating pool in your 40’s or older. Each episode the pair have a frank and often hilarious discussion. They’ll talk dating, new skills, solo parenting, tinder profiles and what to […]

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IDAHOBIT 2022: Allyship with & within the LGBTQIA+ community

IDAHOBIT 2022: Allyship with & within the LGBTQIA+ community

May 17 marks International Day Against Homophobia, Biphobia, Intersexism and Transphobia (IDAHOBIT), an opportunity for all to speak out on discrimination against LGBTQIA+ communities. The team at Connection and Wellbeing Australia (CAWA) will once again be honouring the occasion with a special event bringing together LGBTQIA+ folks and allies to learn more and share experiences […]

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Perth LGBTI Professionals is back, get ready to network again!

Perth LGBTI Professionals is back, get ready to network again!

Perth LGBTI Professionals is back in May 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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