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Loton Park & Perth Pythons win at Pride In Sport Awards

Loton Park & Perth Pythons win at Pride In Sport Awards

Local LGBTI+ sporting clubs Perth Pythons and Loton Park Tennis Club have been recognised at the Pride In Sport Awards this week. Launched last year, the Australian Pride in Sport Awards is the first celebration of its kind dedicated solely to recognising exceptional efforts in making sport more inclusive of LGBTQ people. It is produced […]

Liza Harvey replaces Mike Nahan as leader of WA Liberals

Liza Harvey replaces Mike Nahan as leader of WA Liberals

Liza Harvey is the new leader of the WA Liberal following the resignation of Dr Mike Nahan last night. Harvey was elected to be the leader of the opposition unopposed. Her deputy will be long serving MP Bill Marmion who won the bishop in a ballot against colleague¬†Tony Krsticevic. Speculation that Dr Nahan had signed […]

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Perth LGBTI Professionals celebrate 4th birthday this Thursday

Perth LGBTI Professionals celebrate 4th birthday this Thursday

Local queer networking event Perth LGBTI Professionals are celebrating four years of connecting our community this week at The Stables Bar. The friendly bi-monthly event is open to those who wish to meet new people and network in a casual environment and enjoy some nibbles and drinks. The event has grown dramatically over its four […]

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WA AIDS Council launches new campaign targeting overseas students

WA AIDS Council launches new campaign targeting overseas students

The WA AIDS Council (WAAC) has launched a major sexual health online campaign, targeting overseas students destined to study in Perth and elsewhere in Western Australia. The educational digital campaign is aimed at preventing new infections of HIV, and follows on from the most recent figures collected by WAAC which show that there were 67 […]

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WA AIDS Council considers rebranding with a new name

WA AIDS Council considers rebranding with a new name

The WA AIDS Council are considering a name change, and are asking for the community’s thoughts on what they might be called moving into the future. While AIDS support and awareness organisations were formed at the height of the pandemic, the tasks they undertake and the programs they delivered have gradually increased in support over […]

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Louise Stewart is up for the challenge of representing Curtin

In an office along Stirling Highway sits a series of unoccupied desks, only a few people are in the space, and there’s no signage on the outside to explain what is going on within. But within a few weeks the desks will be filled with volunteers and the space will be a hub of activity […]

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Roscoe Holyoake may have had “mental disengagement from reality”

Roscoe Holyoake may have had “mental disengagement from reality”

Roscoe Holyoake has appeared in court in San Francisco and pleaded not guilty to charges of kidnapping and child endangerment. The DJ, who is well known within Perth’s LGBTIQ+ community, was arrested in San Francisco a week ago when he allegedy grabbed a two year old child. Holyoake’s public defender Stephen Olmo said there “was […]

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Holyoake questioned by Sydney police responding to welfare concern

Holyoake questioned by Sydney police responding to welfare concern

New reports have emerged that 34-year-old Perth DJ Roscoe Holyoake was questioned by police in Sydney two months ago, after allegedly attempting to gain entry to an apartment in the city’s inner-west. WA Today have reported that Holyoake came to the door of a Sydney resident at approximately 1pm on Wednesday 27th February, and “said […]

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Roscoe Holyoake arraigned on kidnapping charge in the USA

Roscoe Holyoake arraigned on kidnapping charge in the USA

Perth DJ Roscoe Holyoake has appeared in court in San Francisco arraigned on kidnapping and child endangerment charges. Holyoake, 34, is alleged to have grabbed a two-year-old child from his mother in the Castro district of San Francisco on Friday around 12pm. Eyewitnesses have described the incident saying the mother had been walking with the […]

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Pride WA respond to arrest of former board member Roscoe Holyoake

Pride WA respond to arrest of former board member Roscoe Holyoake

Pride WA have responded to the news that former board member Roscoe Holyoake has been arrested and charged with allegedly attempting to kidnap a child in the USA. The organisation acknowledged that Holyoake had been a member of their board, but had recently moved overseas to pursue his career as a DJ. “Roscoe was a […]

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