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One Nation candidate denies he’s homophobic and a misogynist

One Nation candidate denies he’s homophobic and a misogynist

A One Nation candidate running for election in New South Wales has allegedly been captured making comments that are disparaging of gay people and women. Channel Nine have reported that Stuart Bonds, who is a coal mine mechanic, made a comment on a video where he said, “The only thing worse than a gay person […]

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Religious leader Franklin Graham attacks Pete Buttigieg for being gay

Religious leader Franklin Graham attacks Pete Buttigieg for being gay

American religious leader Franklin Graham has attacked presidential hopeful Pete Buttigieg over his sexuality saying homosexuality should not be “flaunted, praised or politicized.” The song of world famous evangelist Billy Graham, also attacked Buttigeieg’s marriage saying marriage could only between a man and a woman. Buttigieg, the Mayor of South Bend in Carolina is seeking […]

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Latest GetUp campaign calls for a “parliament free of homophobes”

Latest GetUp campaign calls for a “parliament free of homophobes”

Lobby group GetUp were criticised earlier this week for launching a video that depicted former Prime Minister Tony Abbott as a surf lifesaver refusing the save people. The group has since withdrawn the ad and issued an apology, but their not backing down from targeting the former PM and his fight to keep his seat […]

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Head Scratch: Kuwaiti researcher claims homosexuality caused by anal worm

Head Scratch: Kuwaiti researcher claims homosexuality caused by anal worm

Sometimes you just read news reports and all you can do is scratch your head and wonder. The Jerusalem Post spotted this interview with Kuwaiti based researcher Mariam Al-Sohel. It’s fair to say that she’s not a supporter of the LGBTI community. In a TV interview Al-Sohel declared that males who have sex with other males are a […]

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Record number of Australians enrolled to vote at federal election

Record number of Australians enrolled to vote at federal election

The largest ever percentage of Australians will be voting in the upcoming federal election with over 100,000 people enrolling to vote in the last week. A record 16,424,248 Australians are enrolled to vote in the 2019 federal election. This follows almost 100,000 additions to the roll in the week preceding the close of rolls, which […]

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Labor vows to outlaw gay conversion therapy if elected

Labor vows to outlaw gay conversion therapy if elected

Opposition leader Bill Shorten is set to announce plans to outlaw gay conversion therapy if Labor are elected to government. A media release from a trio of Labor MP’s; Mark Dreyfus, Louise Pratt and Catherine King, announced the policy. “We will work with survivors and advocates on a range of strategies to end this insidious […]

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Margaret Court says Israel Folau is being persecuted for his beliefs

Margaret Court says Israel Folau is being persecuted for his beliefs

Western Australian religious leader Reverend Margaret Court says Rugby player Israel Folau is being persecuted for his Christian beliefs. Rugby Australia have indicated their intention to terminate the rugby players contract after he posted to social media a list of people he believed would go to hell. On the list were homosexuals, adulterers, atheists, fornicators […]

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Liberal MP Alex Hawke backs Gladys Liu’s LGBTI comments

Liberal MP Alex Hawke backs Gladys Liu’s LGBTI comments

Liberal MP Alex Hawke has backed comments made by Chisholm Gladys Liu, even though she has tried to distance herself from them. The Special Minister of State posted to Facebook he endorsement of Liu’s criticism of the Safe Schools program. His post is now being run as a paid advertisement. Hawke says the “program was […]

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The Catch Up – which stories have been read the most this week?

The Catch Up – which stories have been read the most this week?

Wonder which stories were the most read this week? Here’s the list of what everybody’s been reading over the last 7 days. Keep up with everything that’s going on by subscribing to our weekday e-mail news.   Subscribe to OUTinPerth’s E-Newsletter and keep up to date with the latest news. Sign up now.   Roscoe Holyoake […]

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Tasmanian Liberal candidate criticised over election posters

Tasmanian Liberal candidate criticised over election posters

Transgender community advocates in Tasmania have called on Premier Will Hodgman to stop Upper House election ads that lump together transgender law reform and child abuse under the policy of “protecting your children”. Three upper house seats in the Tasmanian parliament will be decided on Saturday 4th May. Liberal candidate for the Upper House seat […]

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