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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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Polling shows Western Australians don’t support Religious Discrimination Bill

Polling shows Western Australians don’t support Religious Discrimination Bill

West Australians have shown themselves to be the strongest opponents of the federal government’s Religious Discrimination Bill. A survey by YouGov Galaxy has found a clear majority of voters do not support key sections of the contentious bill. The survey was conducted for lobby group Just Equal Australia. On a state-wide basis WA voters were […]

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Hasluck candidate Jeanene Williams dismayed at Religious Discrimination report

Hasluck candidate Jeanene Williams dismayed at Religious Discrimination report

Jeanene Williams, who is running as an independent candidate for the Western Australian Division of Hasluck in the forthcoming federal election has expressed dismay over the parliamentary report into the Religious Discrimination Bill. Williams, who is a transgender woman said she was deeply concerned by the recommendations in the report from the Parliamentary Joint Committee […]

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West Coast Eagles chairman says club got it wrong over Pride jumper

West Coast Eagles chairman says club got it wrong over Pride jumper

West Coast Eagles chairman Russell Gibbs has admitted the club made a bad decision by not having a specific jumper for the recent Pride round of the AFL Women’s competition. While the other thirteen teams in the league developed a Pride round guernsey, the West Coast Eagles claimed they could only manage to create one […]

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Respected Indigenous elder and LGBTIQA+ leader passes away

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples should be aware that this story contains the image and name of a person who has passed away. Respected Indigenous elder Vanessa Smith has passed away following a long illness. A Noongar Sistergirl of the Kaneang people in the state’s South West, Aunty Vanessa spent decades fighting for both LGBTIQA+ […]

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Living Proud seek LGBTQIA+ input ahead of Mental Health Act review

Living Proud seek LGBTQIA+ input ahead of Mental Health Act review

The WA Mental Health Commission are set to undertake a review of our state’s Mental Health Act, and local LGBTQIA+ organisations are seeking input from our communities. Living Proud WA, in partnership with TransFolk of WA, WAAC, GRAI, Youth Pride Network, Rainbow Futures WA and Pride WA, are hosting consultation sessions in the coming weeks. […]

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Perth tradie fined for making threats to Premier Mark McGowan

Perth tradie fined for making threats to Premier Mark McGowan

A Perth tradie, who found Premier Mark McGowan’s mobile number and then sent a threatening message that included homophobic slurs, has been fined $3,000 after appearing in Armadale Court on Tuesday. Zayvier Tanner Rose, 20, pleaded guilty to making a statement that indicated a threat. His lawyer admitted that Rose had left a message for […]

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