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Emily Scott is the new CEO of Out for Australia

Emily Scott is the new CEO of Out for Australia

The Out for Australia board has announced that Emily Scott has been appointed as Out for Australia‘s new Chief Executive Officer. The organisation work to pair new graduates who identify as LGBTIQ+ with mentors in their chosen profession. Scott will take on the CEO role while continuing to work at Nous Group, an award winning management […]

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Nominations open for the 2019 Australian LGBTI Awards

Nominations open for the 2019 Australian LGBTI Awards

Nominations for the 2019 Australian LGBTI Awards are now open. The awards will be handed out at an exclusive black-tie event in Sydney on Friday 11th March 2019. The Australian LGBTI Awards are designed to showcase individuals and organisations that have demonstrated an outstanding commitment to the LGBTI community. This year QANTAS boss Alan Joyce, […]

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Adelaide: Get ready for the Feast Festival Quiz night

Adelaide: Get ready for the Feast Festival Quiz night

The annual Feast Festival Quiz Night is one of the Adelaide based festival’s big fundraising events and South Australian readers are encouraged to get a table together for the big event. This year Margie Fischer who will be the MC and Quizmaster for the evening. Margie will be resplendent in one of her many Lurex […]

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Community radio station RTRFM launches its annual Radiothon

Community radio station RTRFM launches its annual Radiothon

Local community radio station RTRFM has launched its annual Radiothon, the yearly appeal for subscribers which keeps the station operating for another twelve months. The annual subscriber drive returns from August 10 – 19. This year RTRFM’s presenters, volunteers and staff are calling on their listeners and supporters to ‘Choose Your Own Adventure’. “When you chose to […]

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Catching Up with Mr Gay World – Jordan Bruno

Jordan Bruno came to public prominence as a contestant on the popular TV show My Kitchen Rules. Working alongside his mother Anna, the pair made it through to the show’s semi-finals. Since then Jordan has released a charity cooking book, been an outspoken advocate for marriage equality and launched his own cooking school. His latest […]

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Stonewall – the tipping point for LGBTI rights

Stonewall – the tipping point for LGBTI rights

If there’s a spot LGBTI people most make a pilgrimage to it’s 53 Christopher Street in New York’s Greenwich Village. Here lies the Stonewall Inn, it’s one of several LGBTI venues in the area, but none of the others have the historic importance of Stonewall. It was here, that on this day, forty nine years […]

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40 years ago protesters took to Sydney’s streets for the first Mardi Gras

40 years ago protesters took to Sydney’s streets for the first Mardi Gras

On this day 40 years ago a large group of people marched down the street in Sydney, propelling the LGBTI rights movement into the mainstream. In 1978 the push to decriminalise homosexuality in New South Wales had hit a brick wall. To build momentum LGBTI rights activists decided to do something different, they declared a […]

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Are heterosexuals even real, or are they just Bigfoot?

Are heterosexuals even real, or are they just Bigfoot?

Hardly a month goes by without a study simply scandalising some people with the salacious suggestion that self-identifying straights might not be quite as Heterosexual as they like to make out. Most of us are unsurprised, the Kinsey scale is so old there’s Egyptian hieroglyphics mentioning it. Even while Biphobia and Bierasure still persist, the […]

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Perth LGBTI Professionals celebrate their third birthday

Perth LGBTI Professionals celebrate their third birthday

Perth LGBTI Professionals are celebrating their third birthday on Thursday. The bi-monthly networking event that’s held at The Terrace Hotel on St George’s Terrace has grown from being a small get together when it first launched to attracting hundreds of people. No matter what your profession you’re welcome to come along and meet people at […]

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Impressive line-up of speakers for Curtin’s Human Rights Conference

Impressive line-up of speakers for Curtin’s Human Rights Conference

The Ally Network, the Curtin Centre for Human Rights Education and the Curtin LGBTI Research Network are presenting the 2nd Australian Ally Network Conference that will be hosted at Curtin University in Perth on 27-28 September 2018, and the list of speakers announced for the event is looking very impressive. The major conference theme is  […]

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