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Last chance to nominate for WA Women’s Hall of Fame 2023

Last chance to nominate for WA Women’s Hall of Fame 2023

As part of celebrations for the Centenary of Internationals Women’s Day and UN Women Perth, launched the WA Women’s Hall of Fame in 2011. The Perth UN Women’s Chapter closed in 2012 however the Hall of Fame continued under the stewardship of the Collaboration of International Women’s Day until 2017, when the WA Women’s Hall […]

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Basketballer Isaac Humphries comes out as gay in emotional video

Basketballer Isaac Humphries comes out as gay in emotional video

Basketballer Isaac Humphries, who currently plays for Melbourne United, has revealed that he is gay in an emotional video that sees him sharing the personal information with his teammates.  This report contains information about suicide ideation. “A few years ago, I fell into a very dark place, a very lonely place.” Humphries told his colleagues. […]

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November 13 – 19 is Transgender Awareness Week

November 13 – 19 is Transgender Awareness Week

November 13 – 19 is Transgender Awareness Week, a time to raise awareness of trans and gender diverse identities, issues faced by trans folks, and celebrate trans individuals, groups and their achievements. The week marks an opportunity for people, businesses and organisations to educate themselves on trans and gender diverse identities, how to promote meaningful […]

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Voting opens for Mr Gay Pride Australia 2022 – pick your favourite

Voting opens for Mr Gay Pride Australia 2022 – pick your favourite

Online public voting for the Mr Gay Pride Australia competition is now live with less than three weeks until the 2022 winner is crowned on stage at the Rainbow on the Plains Festival in Hay NSW. Seven finalists from across the country have shared the reasons why they want to win the competition. They come from […]

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HIV/AIDS Legal Centre among the nominees for the Human Rights Awards

HIV/AIDS Legal Centre among the nominees for the Human Rights Awards

The team at the New South Wales HIV/AIDS Legal Centre are among the nominees for the 2022 Human Rights Awards. The organisation is a not-for-profit, specialist community legal centre, and the only one of its kind in Australia. They provide free and comprehensive legal assistance to people HIV or Hepatitis related matters. The team have been nominated […]

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Out for Australia to celebrate 30 Under 30 winners at The Court

Out for Australia to celebrate 30 Under 30 winners at The Court

LGBTQIA+ professional support organisation Out for Australia recently announced the winners of their latest 30 Under 30 awards. These awards celebrate young LGBTQIA+ leaders across the country, making real change for our communities and standing as role models and advocates in their workplaces. Perth-based winners included Perth Rams’ Bart Dekker and Youth Pride Network co-founder […]

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‘Heartstopper’ actor Kit Connor forced to come out as bisexual

‘Heartstopper’ actor Kit Connor forced to come out as bisexual

Kit Connor, the actor who plays Nick Nelson on Netflix’s hit TV show Heartstopper, has shared that he is bisexual. The 18-year-old actor says he felt forced to reveal his sexuality after pressure from fans. A few months ago Connor announced he was taking a break from social media after fans accused him of ‘queer-baiting’. […]

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October 26 is Intersex Awareness Day

October 26 is Intersex Awareness Day

Today, October 26, is Intersex Awareness Day. “All human bodies are different, and intersex variations are a natural part of human diversity,” Tony Briffa, IHRA Vice-Chair and IPSA President commented on the importance of the day of recognition. Intersex Human Rights Australia (IHRA), Intersex Peer Support Australia (IPSA) are two of leading organisations supporting and […]

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October 8 is International Lesbian Day!

October 8 is International Lesbian Day!

October 8 is International Lesbian Day! The day marks an opportunity to celebrate the achievements of lesbians, and celebrate the culture, diversity and history of those who align with the L in LGBTQIA+. The origins of International Lesbian Day are not entirely clear, it may have begun in 1980 when a Lesbian Day March was […]

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LGBTI Professionals networking drinks is a great way to meet new people

LGBTI Professionals networking drinks is a great way to meet new people

The team at LGBTI Professionals were wondering why not many people had registered for their bi-monthly networking drinks on Wednesday. Then they realised a technical snafu had resulted in the email invitations not being delivered. The popular get-together is on Wednesday night though at Market Grounds in the city, and there’s still time to register […]

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