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Politician Charles Peruto wants macho prosecutors on gay bashings

Politician Charles Peruto wants macho prosecutors on gay bashings

Republican Charles ‘Chuck’ Peruto is running to be the next Attorney General of Philadelphia, and he’s put forward his idea on how hate crimes against the queer community can be better tackled. Peruto says the answer is to make sure that the prosecutors assigned to the cases are people who could never be perceived as […]

Australian advocates welcome UK commitment to conversion therapy ban

Australian advocates welcome UK commitment to conversion therapy ban

Australian LGBTQIA+ advocates have welcomed the news that the UK will be bringing forward a ban on LGBTQIA+ conversion practices, as promised by former Prime Minister Theresa May. UK PM Boris Johnson said his government would be creating legislation to end the “abhorrent practices which can cause mental and physical harm.” Johnson’s government will host […]

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Eric Abetz demoted to third spot on Liberal senate ticket

Eric Abetz demoted to third spot on Liberal senate ticket

Liberal senator Eric Abetz has been demoted to the third spot on the party’s senate ticket at the next election. Having previously been in the top spot on the party’s senate ticket, Abetz will be given the third spot at the next election behind senators Jonathan Duniam and Wendy Askew. Speaking to radio station Triple […]

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Advocates call on ECU to scrap honour for former MP with anti-LGBTQ+ past

Busselton Pride Alliance are urging Edith Cowan University to scrap an Honorary Doctorate it recently gave to a former Liberal MP unless he apologises for his record of homophobic comments. In April, Edith Cowan University bestowed an Honorary Doctorate unto former South West MLC Barry House (pictured) for ‘passionate advocacy for the people and region […]

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Dr Duncan’s death sparked reform in SA but fight for justice continues

Feast, Adelaide’s LGBTIQ+ Queer Arts and Cultural Festival in collaboration with the Adelaide University Pride Club, Student Representative Council and festival partner ECH, will be hosting a memorial service to remember the tragic death of Adelaide University law lecturer, Dr Duncan, which was the catalyst for gay law reform in South Australia in 1975. May […]

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Leigh Andrew Hill is a finalist for West Australian of the Year award

Leigh Andrew Hill is a finalist for West Australian of the Year award

Leigh Andrew Hill, the co-owner and editor of OUTinPerth is one of the finalists in this year’s Western Australian of the Year Awards. The Western Australian of the Year Awards recognise and celebrate outstanding contribution to our State by those born and bred in Western Australia, or those who have chosen to make Western Australia […]

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Speirins Media celebrates 5 years of operating OUTinPerth

Speirins Media celebrates 5 years of operating OUTinPerth

Five years ago today, OUTinPerth came back to life after a 10-day hiatus, when the news stopped being reported and the website fell silent. Just over a week earlier the OUTinPerth team were hard at work preparing the magazine’s June edition, and updating the website and social media channels, when they received an unexpected call. […]

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ACON support calls for judicial inquiry into historical gay & trans hate crimes

ACON support calls for judicial inquiry into historical gay & trans hate crimes

The final report of the parliamentary inquiry into historical gay and transgender hate crimes in NSW, which recommends the establishment of a judicial inquiry into unsolved murders, has been welcomed by the state’s leading LGBTQ health organisation, ACON. ACON CEO Nicolas Parkhill said a judicial inquiry will shed further light on a dark chapter in […]

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Victorian organisations adopt Embracing Equality Charter to combat discrimination

Victorian organisations adopt Embracing Equality Charter to combat discrimination

Thorne Harbour Health and Switchboard Victoria applaud the Victorian peak organisations that have pledged to end the discrimination and inequities experienced by LGBTIQ+ communities in Victoria with the Embracing Equality Charter. Launched this week, signatories on the Embracing Equality Charter include: Centre for Excellence in Child and Family Welfare, Victorian Aboriginal Children and Young People’s […]

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Senator Matt Canavan on homosexuality, corporate Australia and China

Senator Matt Canavan on homosexuality, corporate Australia and China

Nationals senator Matt Canavan has called on corporate Australia to stand up to communist China, support the defence of Australia, and put patriotism over profits, and he says companies should be more vocal on the issue because they previously stood up for marriage equality. Senator Canavan says Australia’s business leaders need to spend less time […]

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