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Pauline Hanson won’t be campaigning in the WA state election

Pauline Hanson won’t be campaigning in the WA state election

Senator Pauline Hanson has announced she won’t be travelling to Western Australia to campaign in the state election because of unpredictable travel conditions. “I had planned to help Western Australian candidates campaign in January, but those plans have been dashed due to the discovery of the highly infectious UK strain here in Queensland.” Senator Hanson […]

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Albany Pride reveals huge two week celebration this February

Albany Pride reveals huge two week celebration this February

The busy team at Albany Pride have announced a massive fortnight of festivities is coming to the Great Southern region this February. The celebrations kick off on Friday 12th February with opening night drinks at Due South Beer Garden, followed by two weeks of events to celebrate LGBTQIA+ communities and bring people together. Join in […]

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The 10 most popular stories at OUTinPerth in 2020

The 10 most popular stories at OUTinPerth in 2020

In 2020 over 500,000 page views were clocked on OUTinPerth.com and 1,418 stories were published, but some stood out from the crowd. Here’s the 10 most read stories of the last year. 10. Drag queen falls asleep on Facebook Live for three hours; Twitter responds 15th April, 2020 Florida drag performer Anahi Santos became globally famous for […]

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LGBTIQ+ advocates ask WA parties to outline policies ahead of 2021 election

LGBTIQ+ advocates ask WA parties to outline policies ahead of 2021 election

LGBTIQ+ advocacy group just.equal have written to all party leaders in Western Australia ahead of the state election asking them to support six key law and policy reforms. WA spokesperson, Brian Greig, said just.equal was focusing its leaders survey on particular LGBTIQ+ issues where WA had fallen behind other states. “With the election just 11 weeks […]

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Perth Cultural Centre screen to be removed as part of revitalisation project

Perth Cultural Centre screen to be removed as part of revitalisation project

The giant LED screen that’s become a familiar fixture of the Perth Cultural Centre (PCC) has reached the end of its tenure, with a transformation of the precinct on the way. In a move approved by the Cultural Precinct Taskforce, founded in 2019, the removal of the screen will restore the view of the James […]

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Advocates say SA Libs expose WA Labor “furphy” on religious exemptions

LGBTI advocates in Western Australia are asking why the Liberal Government of South Australia is moving forward to scrap religious exemptions while the WA Labor Government says that it can’t. Maxine Drake, local spokesperson for national lobby group just.equal, said WA Attorney General John Quigley had repeatedly said he could not progress legislation in this […]

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Foster agency vs religious parents anti-discrimination case underway

Foster agency vs religious parents anti-discrimination case underway

The anti-discrimination case between Perth couple Byron and Keira Hordyk and foster agency Wanslea Family Services has begun at the State Administrative Tribunal. The case is expected to run over the next eight days. The couple applied to be foster parents back in 2017 but we’re knocked back over their view that homosexuality is a sin. […]

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State Election 2021: Rainbow Futures WA want to hear from you

State Election 2021: Rainbow Futures WA want to hear from you

With a state election just around the corner, newly formed LGBTQIA+ advocacy group Rainbow Futures WA (RFWA) want to hear from you. RFWA has grown out of a series of community gatherings and events, bringing together members of LGBTQIA+  groups and individuals around the state with a shared mission to ensure the long term viability […]

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Rainbow Rebellion call on Pride WA to return to their protest roots

Rainbow Rebellion call on Pride WA to return to their protest roots

Protest group Rainbow Rebellion have staged a protest in Perth’s city centre on the day which would have hosted the city’s annual Pride parade. The group say that Pride WA the community group which organises the annual PrideFEST should focus on political action and spend more time honoring the Pride movement’s origins in protest, saying the […]

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City of Perth will create LGBTIQ advisory group to help with diversity

City of Perth will create LGBTIQ advisory group to help with diversity

Councilors at the City of Perth will set up an LGBTIQ+ Advisory group to help make sure the city is inclusive in it’s actions and planning in the future. The group will also assist in the development of a new diversity and inclusion policy for the local government authority. The idea was put forward by […]

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