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Nominate someone for the WA Women’s Hall of Fame

Nominate someone for the WA Women’s Hall of Fame

Do you know an amazing person who should be added to the WA Women’s Hall of Fame Roll of Honour? The WA Women’s Hall of Fame was first established in 2011 in recognition of the Centenary of International Women’s Day, held annually on 8 March. The purpose of the Hall of Fame is to acknowledge […]

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City of Perth seeks people for its LGBTQIA+ Advisory Group

City of Perth seeks people for its LGBTQIA+ Advisory Group

The City of Perth is seeking local community members to join its new LGBTQIA+ Advisory Group. The LGBTQIA+ Advisory Group will guide the City in its growth as a diverse, equitable and inclusive organisation which represents all members of community. The new group was instigated during the fallout from comments made by new Lord Mayor […]

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RMIT advertising graduates lead the way in conscious advertising

RMIT advertising graduates lead the way in conscious advertising

From period advertising for transgender men, non-binary and a-gender people, to recognising the importance of connection to country for Indigenous mental health, these RMIT grads are leading the way for more conscious advertising. After meeting in the second year of their Bachelor of Communications (Advertising), Riana McKenzie and Giordano Paoli partnered up to tackle first […]

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Lawyer Dean Clifford-Jones wins 2020 Australian Young Lawyer Award

Lawyer Dean Clifford-Jones wins 2020 Australian Young Lawyer Award

A Queensland lawyer working to advance the rights of the LGBTIQ+ legal community has won the 2020 Australian Young Lawyer Award. Dean Clifford-Jones founded Pride in Law in 2017, which advocates for tolerance and equality across the legal profession. Mr Clifford-Jones has grown the organisation into a national LGBTIQ+ Law Association running workshops and providing […]

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The Shelter Seat is back highlighting support for homeless people

Guerilla artists highlighting the plight of homeless people in the Perth city centre have installed another Shelter Seat. The park bench that can be transformed into a sleeping shelter for homeless people first appeared in Perth back in October. On the outside it features comments made by Lord Mayor Basil Zempilas back in 2019, where […]

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Willie Rowe announces he’s moving on from Screenwest

Willie Rowe announces he’s moving on from Screenwest

Screenwest CEO Peter ‘Willie’ Rowe has announced he’ll be moving on from the state’s film development agency. He’ll be leaving in July next year after a replacement leader is found. Rowe joined the organisation as an interim CEO in 2018 when Seph McKenna suddenly left the role. He was later appointed permanently to the role […]

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My Body/My Choice: Make space to talk about intersex human rights

My Body/My Choice: Make space to talk about intersex human rights

I’m a WA representative for Intersex Peer Support Australia (IPSA), a national intersex-led charity that provides peer support to people with intersex variations and our families. In my role, I get to meet many other people with intersex variations and parents, and we get to understand the difficulties and joys that Intersex people have to […]

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Join Art Gallery of WA’s long table discussion for PrideFEST

Join Art Gallery of WA’s long table discussion for PrideFEST

Gay and Lesbian Archive of Western Australia (GALAWA) has been assiting the Art Gallery of Western Australia (AGWA); to locate items for display accompanying the current exhibition by David McDiarmid. Current Volunteer Co-Convenor of GALAWA Guy Gomeze, has assisted Acting AGWA Curator International Art Dunja Rmandić, to locate archival material documenting the struggles, stories and […]

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DECOLONISE Pride with Boorloo Justice & friends at Barbes

DECOLONISE Pride with Boorloo Justice & friends at Barbes

First Nations and POC led grassroots advocacy group Boorloo Justice are celebrating PrideFEST on Whadjuk Noongar boodja with their inaugural DECOLONISE event. DECOLONISE brings an all queer, all POC lineup of performers to Barbes, paying tribute to the Bla(c)k and POC leaders who forged the modern LGBTQIA+ rights movement. In the theme of liberation, community […]

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Honour Transgender Day of Remembrance with tonight’s vigil

Honour Transgender Day of Remembrance with tonight’s vigil

Warning: Some content in this article may be confronting to our trans and gender diverse readers. November 20th is Transgender Day of Remembrance, a day to reflect on trans and gender diverse folks around the world on the path to becoming who they are. Marking the end of Trans Awareness Week, Trans Day of Remembrance […]

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