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Janjep Carlos from The Philippines is crowned Mr Gay World

Janjep Carlos from The Philippines is crowned Mr Gay World

John Jeffrey ‘Janjep’ Carlos from The Philippines has been crowned Mr Gay World 2019. The competition was held in South Africa over the last few days, after the original host country Hong Kong was was forced to pull out at the last minute. Francisco Alvarado from Spain was declared 1st runner-up while Hungary’s Oliver Puszatai […]

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Pride WA to announce new benefits with membership drive this weekend

Pride WA to announce new benefits with membership drive this weekend

Pride WA are hosting a membership launch at Connections Nightclub this weekend, offering the community an opportunity to sign up or renew memberships and support our local Pride organisation. Attendees who sign up on the night or during the month of May will go into the draw for a VIP Parade experience, with invites to […]

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Pete Buttigieg and husband Chasten are on the cover of TIME

US Presidential hopeful Pete Buttigieg and his husband Chasten feature on the cover of the latest edition of TIME magazine. The mayor of South Bend, Indianna is currently polling third in the crowded race to become the Democratic nominee for president in 2020. Former Vice President Joe Biden is the front runner, followed by Bernie […]

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Feminem launches new career as a Quiz Mistress

Feminem launches new career as a Quiz Mistress

As part of the City of Perth’s Let’s Thursday Like We Friday campaign, which encourages people to head out on a Thursday night, The Stables Barn has got five weeks of quiz nights lined up. With themes that are ready to test and entertain all brains with topics deriving from iconic series and sagas like Friends, Harry Potter, […]

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May is ‘Radio Love Month’ at community station RTRFM 92.1

May is ‘Radio Love Month’ at community station RTRFM 92.1

Local community radio station RTRFM is calling on its listeners and supporters to donate throughout May and show their love for the station during Radio Love Month. RTRFM is a not-for-profit independent radio station which is funded by a community of listeners through subscriptions and donations. Radio Love Month is described as a chance for […]

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Joleen Mataele brings her experience to Isabelle Lake Memorial Lecture

Joleen Mataele brings her experience to Isabelle Lake Memorial Lecture

The Isabelle Lake Memorial Lecture is held in Perth each year on May 17th, the International Day Against Homophobia, Biphobia, Intersexism and Transphobia (IDAHoBIT). Named for a young transgender activist who passed away seven years ago after a battle with leukaemia, the lecture aims to raise public awareness on issues relating to the trans and […]

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Latest Dictionary update includes transgender phrases

Latest Dictionary update includes transgender phrases

The Merriam Webster Dictionary has announced a stack of new words its formally recognising have entered the English language, among them are several words relating to the transgender community. ‘Top-surgery’ and ‘bottom-surgery’ are now officially in the dictionary, along with “gender nonconforming.” There among 640 words added to the latest edition of the dictionary. Gender […]

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Connections Nightclub owner Peter Robinson has passed away

Connections Nightclub owner Peter Robinson has passed away

Peter Robinson, one of the owners of Connections Nightclub, has passed away. The venue made the announcement on its Facebook page earlier today. Born in 1951, Robinson had been involved in the club for over 40 years, he began as an employee in 1978. Since retiring several years ago he had not been prominent in […]

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Today is giveOUTday: National day of giving to LGBTIQ+ communities

Today is giveOUTday: National day of giving to LGBTIQ+ communities

LGBTIQ+ fundraising initiative and giving circle The Channel are today hosting giveOUTday, a day encouraging donations to Australian LGBTIQ+ communities. Inspired by a project of the same name in the USA, the project aims to build the capacity for LGBTIQ+ communities to resource their own social change, increase awareness of health and social issues faced […]

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Youth Pride Network seeks new committee members

Youth Pride Network seeks new committee members

If you’re a young LGBTQIA+ person in Western Australia, and want to advocate for greater support and celebration of the community, then consider applying for Youth Pride Network. The peer-led LGBTQIA+ youth advocacy body is currently seeking several motivated young people, who will join the organisation as voluntary committee members. A role at Youth Pride […]

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