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It’s International Lesbian Day!

It’s International Lesbian Day!

October 8th is International Lesbian Day, a day to celebrate the achievements of lesbians. The origins of International Lesbian Day are not entirely clear, it may have begun in 1980 when a Lesbian Day March was held in New Zealand. The first Australian event was held at the Collingwood Town Hall in Melbourne on October […]

Innies + Outies: New ABC podcast explores coming out (and staying in)

Innies + Outies: New ABC podcast explores coming out (and staying in)

Everyone comes out in their own way, in their own time. ABC Podcast Innies + Outies brings you fascinating stories from diverse LGBTQIA+ Australians about coming out or staying in. Hosted by Walkley Award-winning journalist Mon Schafter, the ABC is proud to launch this new podcast on National Coming Out Day, Monday 11 October 2021. […]

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Proud Awards 2021: Connections’ Tim Brown joins Hall of Fame

Proud Awards 2021: Connections’ Tim Brown joins Hall of Fame

One of the owners of the iconic Connections Nightclub and professional party perfectionist Tim Brown has been named as this year’s inductee into The Proud Awards Hall of Fame. An integral part of the southern hemisphere’s longest running LGBTQIA+ club, Tim has been part of the Connections Nightclub family for 30 of the club’s magical […]

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New campaign encourages LGBTIQA+ people to run for parliament in Victoria

New campaign encourages LGBTIQA+ people to run for parliament in Victoria

Have you ever considered a career in politics? The ‘It Takes More’ campaign aims to get more LGBTIQ+ people in the Victorian Parliament. More LGBTIQ+ candidates will be supported to run and win seats in next year’s Victorian state election under a new campaign launched this week by the Victorian Pride Lobby. The non-partisan campaign […]

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The Mr Gay World competition is back after a two year hiatus

The Mr Gay World competition is back after a two year hiatus

After a two year hiatus, the stage is now set ‘virtually’ for delegates from across the globe to represent their countries at the 2020 and 2021 Mr Gay World events. Rather than skip over the year of Covid-19 which saw events around the world be cancelled, the competition is playing catch-up and will host two […]

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June Lowe retires from GRAI after thirteen years of service

June Lowe retires from GRAI after thirteen years of service

After more than thirteen years of helping improve the lives of older LGBTI people, GRAI Board member June Lowe, has announced her resignation. GRAI Chair Michael Berry, thanked June for her time with the organisation including her past service as Chair. “Many of us who are involved on the Board today are here because June […]

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Support the Perth Pride Choir at their awesome Quiz Night

Support the Perth Pride Choir at their awesome Quiz Night

It’s no secret the OUTinPerth team love a good quiz night, and one of the best is the Pride Choir Quiz Night. The biennial event is coming on Saturday 16th October and tickets are on sale now, you can find out all the details on the community group’s Facebook page. Perth Pride Choir plays an […]

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It’s Celebrate Bisexuality Day! What can you do to stop bi-erasure?

It’s Celebrate Bisexuality Day! What can you do to stop bi-erasure?

Today, 23rd September is celebrate Bisexuality Day, which is the pinnacle of Bisexuality Awareness Week. A day that had its origins in 1990 when people met in San Francisco to discuss how people who are bisexual are often left out of discussions and celebrations about sexuality. More than 450 people attended from 20 U.S. states […]

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Australian Stand Bi Us conference brings together bi+ communities

Australian Stand Bi Us conference brings together bi+ communities

Some of Australia’s largest bi+ organisations are joining forces for this month’s Stand Bi Us forum, the nation’s largest bisexual conference. The event follows the success of last year’s debut conference, which presented over 30 free events celebrating multi-gender attracted folks and Bi+ Visibility Day (September 23). A spokesperson for Stand Bi Us said visibility […]

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The Pinnacle Foundation scholarships now open for LGBTQIA+ youth

The Pinnacle Foundation scholarships now open for LGBTQIA+ youth

Since 2007, The Pinnacle Foundation have been helping young LGBTQIA+ folks thrive in the workplace. The initiative provides educational scholarships, mentoring and other opportunities for young LGBTQIA+ Australians with a mission to create more diverse industries and elevate visible LGBTQIA+ role models. Over the last 14 years, Pinnacle has seen tremendous success in helping young […]

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