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Freedom Centre music project shortlisted for a grant from The Channel

Freedom Centre music project shortlisted for a grant from The Channel

A new project which would see young LGBTI people in Western Australia working with top musicians to create songs about their experiences has been shortlisted for a grant from The Channel – a giving circle. The Channel is a membership based giving circle where member’s contributions are pooled to create grants for worthy causes. A […]

Mr Bear Perth: The hunt for the best bear

Mr Bear Perth: The hunt for the best bear

A sleuth of bears will be gathering at Connections Nightclub for the Mr Bear Perth competition on Saturday 14th April. The winner will head off to represent Western Australia in the Mr Australian Bear competition in Melbourne. Sam Mastrolembo, the President of Bears Perth, filled us in on what the revamped competition involves and what […]

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Celebrate Transgender Day of Visibility this weekend

Celebrate Transgender Day of Visibility this weekend

TransFolk of WA are putting on a fun filled event with lots of entertainment to celebrate International Transgender Day of Visibility on Saturday March 31st. Get your dancing shoes on for local band Rokchix who will be playing homage to the original Rock Chicks with their saucy, glam style of Rock and Roll. Australian Slam […]

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Out for Australia are looking for LGBTIQ professional mentors

Out for Australia are looking for LGBTIQ professional mentors

Applications are now open for volunteer mentors to take part in Out for Australia’s LGBTIQ-focused program. The organisation is looking for professionals to provide mentees with skills, contacts and information to help queer students transition from tertiary education to the work force. Out for Australia matches established and upcoming professionals based on their industry interests […]

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Busselton’s first Pride event is next weekend

Busselton’s first Pride event is next weekend

Whilst Sydney recently celebrated its 40th Mardi Gras, a hardworking team in Australia’s South West is busy putting the finishing touches to Busselton’s first ever Pride Event. Busselton Pride has been a work in progress since July 2016 when the Spectrum South West group was formed. The Spectrum Group was established by a small team, to […]

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Get ready to revisit the disco era with 89.7FM’s ‘Studio 54’ fundraiser

Get ready to revisit the disco era with 89.7FM’s ‘Studio 54’ fundraiser

If you were asked about your dancing skills, and the answer is “Yes Sir I Can Boogie“. If people exclaim Yowsah Yowsah Yowsah! when you hit the dance dance dance floor, if your a star in New York and also a star in L.A., if you know how to Knock On Wood and own a […]

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Celebrating Milestones: 200 issues of OUTinPerth Magazine

“…you can’t plan out or perfectly schedule the big moments in your life. They just happen to you when they happen, sometimes because you made them happen and sometimes because you couldn’t stop them from happening.” Caitlin Rush The last year or so has definitively been a year of personal milestones for me – being the […]

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Wheels McCoy heads to the Roller Derby World Cup

For the very first time, Perth has a skater representing Team Australia at the Roller Derby World Cup in Manchester, UK. ‘Wheels McCoy’ aka Clare Molloy is a member of Perth Roller Derby and has been playing derby for almost 10 years. The Mt Lawley resident is the only skater from WA to be selected […]

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Check out this Perth couple’s romantic wedding proposal

A local Perth couple have enjoyed a romantic surprise wedding proposal in front of their friends and colleagues. Pete Fares and his partner Matt Cook shared their video with friends on Facebook. The couple, who both work at Dance Collective, were at the group’s end-of-year Christmas function when they went down to Bather’s Beach in […]

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What will the new marriage law mean for our community?

What will the new marriage law mean for our community?

  I’ve been out as lesbian since I was 18 and an advocate for many people in situations where they were not able to do so themselves. Several months ago, anticipating changes to the Marriage Act, I started to think about the necessity of having nurturing, understanding service providers who could provide for us from […]

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