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Jeanene Williams shares why she’s running as an independent

Jeanene Williams shares why she’s running as an independent

Jeanene Williams is standing as an independent in the Perth seat of Hasluck. She spoke to RTRFM’s All Things Queer program earlier this week about why she had made the decision to leap into the political arena. Williams was manning a booth at a pre-polling station when she chatted to Harriet Kenny about her campaign. “What […]

No action on trans and intersex rights from WA Government

No action on trans and intersex rights from WA Government

Western Australia’s Attorney General John Quigley has confirmed the McGowan Government has not ‘fully considered’ a report on trans and intersex rights which was tabled in 2018. Project 108: Final Report: Review of Western Australian legislation in relation to the registration or change of a person sex and/or gender status relating to sex characteristics was the […]

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River Clarke: It’s time for politics to reflect the true diversity of Australia

River Clarke: It’s time for politics to reflect the true diversity of Australia

OPINION It’s time for politics to reflect the true diversity of Australia. The current government has been a disappointment, run by people out of touch with regular folk. This election gives our community the chance to regain hope and demand real change. I’m the Greens second Senate candidate, supporting Senator Dorinda Cox. I joined the […]

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The Greens hold Perth election event with Senator Janet Rice

The Greens hold Perth election event with Senator Janet Rice

The Greens are holding an election event in Perth tonight that will feature Senators Janet Rice and Dorinda Cox, alongside Western Australian senate candidate River Clarke. ‘An Evening of Solidarity’ will be be held at the 399 Bar in Northbridge from 6pm and promises to be an evening of sharing stories, hopeful discussion and a […]

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Parliamentary inquiry to investigate Esther House conversion practices

Parliamentary inquiry to investigate Esther House conversion practices

The Western Australian government will investigate the operations of The Esther Foundation, a Perth based residential facility that claims to provide support for women and girls experiencing mental health concerns and substance abuse challenges. The facility has been running for over two decades, and is linked to the Without Walls church in North Perth. The […]

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Liberal candidate Kristy McSweeney sends false quote to media

Liberal candidate Kristy McSweeney sends false quote to media

Liberal candidate for Swan, Kristy McSweeney, responded to OUTinPerth’s coverage of her interview with Sky News last month by highlighting a quote from her interview. One small problem, she never actually said the quoted words. The aspiring politician posted directly to OUTinPerth’s story on Facebook saying, “Here’s a direct quote from my interview.” McSweeney claimed […]

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Liberal candidate says she can determine everyone’s gender

Liberal candidate says she can determine everyone’s gender

Liberal candidate Kristy McSweeney will be hoping to retain the electorate of Swan when the election gets underway. She’s standing for the seat which is currently held by retiring Liberal MP Steve Irons. In a television interview the aspiring politician has declared one of her skills is being able to determine if people are a […]

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Broome Pride postponed due to Kimberley Covid-19 outbreak

Broome Pride postponed due to Kimberley Covid-19 outbreak

Broome Pride have announced that the 2022 Broome Mardi Gras ‘Bigger, Brighter, Prouder’ events will be postponed due to the emerging Covid situation in Broome and the wider Kimberley. Organisers say they are disappointed that they have to delay the popular event but the Broome Mardi Gras will be rescheduled for another date later in […]

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Former Guides CEO Karyn Lisignoli says she’s a victim of “cancel culture”

Former Guides CEO Karyn Lisignoli says she’s a victim of “cancel culture”

Karyn Lisignoli, who spent less than a fortnight as the CEO of Girl Guides WA before being dismissed from her position, says she’s a victim of “cancel culture”. OUTinPerth revealed back in December that the Girl Guides of WA’s new CEO was exploring options for changing the organisation’s rules so that transgender girls would no […]

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TransFolk of WA issue statement on Religious Discrimination bill

TransFolk of WA issue statement on Religious Discrimination bill

Trans and gender diverse support & advocacy group TransFolk of WA have released a statement outlining their stance on the Religious Discrimination bill and this week’s debate. This week has seen fierce debate focused on the lives and rights of trans and gender diverse young people in faith-based schools. After passing the bill through the […]

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