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Transgender man shares his frustration over attacker’s prison sentence

Transgender man shares his frustration over attacker’s prison sentence

Channel Nine have reported on the frustration and disappointment a local man experienced in the court system when his violent attacker was spared a custodial sentence because he is transgender. Kaiden Rogers was attacked by Isaac Emerson Stott in Cannington in July 2019. Stott pleaded guilty to the charges of causing grievous bodily harm and […]

Hotel donates $500 to queer youth group after Margaret Court visit

Hotel donates $500 to queer youth group after Margaret Court visit

The Esplanade Hotel in Bunbury have donated $500 to a local LGBTI youth group after controversial tennis player and religious leader Margaret Court visited their establishment. Members of the the local LGBTI community had criticised the venue, which also hosts the town’s annual Pride party, for accepting a booking from Tennis Seniors WA who had […]

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Busselton’s Esplanade Hotel to host Margaret Court talk

Busselton’s Esplanade Hotel to host Margaret Court talk

Members of Busselton’s LGBTIQ+ communities have raised concern that the same venue that hosts the town’s Pride celebrations appears to be welcoming Margaret Court to give a talk on Monday. Margaret Court is scheduled to speak at The Esplanade Hotel, giving a talk about her tennis career and the 50th anniversary of her first ‘Grand […]

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Rave Relief Pride party raises a whopping $19,000 for charity

Rave Relief Pride party raises a whopping $19,000 for charity

The Rave Relief Pride night celebration put on by party collective Homopolitan has raised a whopping $19,000 for charity. The party held at new Northbridge venue Rechabite saw all the DJs and artists donate their time for free to raise money for homeless support group AYLA and indigenous LGBT support organisation Black Rainbow. As the […]

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John Carey to head taskforce into Perth Cultural Centre

John Carey to head taskforce into Perth Cultural Centre

Labor MP John Carey will head a new taskforce charged with revitalising Perth’s Cultural Centre precinct. The new taskforce formed by the state government will begin linking “short- term maintenance and activation strategies” in preparation for the new WA Museum opening in late 2020. The Taskforce will also consider opportunities for long-term improvements, and liaise with […]

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30 years ago the debate about homosexuality was in full swing

30 years ago the debate about homosexuality was in full swing

Today thousands of people will march through the street of Northbridge celebrating the LGBTIQ+ community, it’s the thirtieth anniversary of the protests that lead to the formation of Pride WA. The group was founded three decades ago following the historic removal of the laws that criminalised sodomy in Western Australia, essentially seen as a ban […]

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Rainbow Rebellion announce protest against pride restrictions

Rainbow Rebellion announce protest against pride restrictions

Perth’s LGBTI+ activist campaign group Rainbow Rebellion (formerly Equal Love WA) have announced they are planning to march with a large float in defiance of new restrictions put in place by the organisers of the march, Pride WA. The group say they are outraged at the discovery that this year Pride WA introduced a system of […]

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Rapture Nightclub accused of cashing in on Pride celebrations

Rapture Nightclub accused of cashing in on Pride celebrations

Rapture Nightclub has been accused of cashing in on Perth’s Pride night celebration by throwing a pride party. The club made headlines in October when it’s owner Neil Scott suggested a woman who raised concern about drink spiking was not attractive enough to have her drink spiked. At the time people also noted public comments […]

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TransFolk of WA share thanks as community offers space in Pride parade

TransFolk of WA share thanks as community offers space in Pride parade

TransFolk of WA have shared their thanks to local community members who have offered up space in this year’s Pride Parade. The donations of wristbands come after many learned this week that Pride WA would be restricting numbers during this year’s march, citing health and safety concerns. Alyce Schotte, TransFolk of WA Chair, sent out […]

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Confusion and outrage as Pride WA limits the number of parade marchers

Confusion and outrage as Pride WA limits the number of parade marchers

Just three days out from Perth’s Pride Parade some LGBTIQ+ community groups are up in arms as they discover they may only be able to have a small number of people marching in this year’s parade. This year Pride WA announced that community groups would need to supply exact numbers of participants marching in the […]

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