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The year in review: What went down in June

The year in review: What went down in June

Our trip through the news stories of 2018 continues with a look back over what happened in June this year. Hannah Gadsby got the world’s attention, Lyle Shelton fought with sodastream, Barnaby Joyce wanted new privacy laws and being transgender was taken off the official list of mental illnesses. Politics Marriage Alliance spokesperson Sophie York […]

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The Year in Review: What went down in May

The Year in Review: What went down in May

Our journey through the news stories of 2018 continues with everything that went down in May when there was great anticipation about when we’d get to see the results of the Ruddock Review, there was a shock resignation from parliament, Cher announced she was coming to Perth, and the musical Mamma Mia was in town. Politics […]

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The Year in Review: What went down in April

The Year in Review: What went down in April

Our journey through the news stories of 2018 continues with everything that went down in April where radio station volunteers public feuded, Israel Folau hit the headlines, multiple celebrities came out and there was lots of discussion about conversion therapy. Politics Western Australian religious leader Margaret Court argued that the nation was losing its “foundational […]

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The Year in Review: What went down in March

The Year in Review: What went down in March

Our journey through the news stories of 2018 continues with everything that went down in March. From Eurovision, to Religious Freedom Reviews, politicians dealing with homophobic statements from their pasts, to new videos from Kylie! Politics Michael McCormack‘s start as the new leader of the Nationals began with people finding more homophobic editorials he’d written […]

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CJ Palmer sentence cut on appeal, will be eligible for parole in April

CJ Palmer sentence cut on appeal, will be eligible for parole in April

CJ Palmer has won an appeal against her six year jail term for passing on HIV to another person, and will now be eligible for parole in April 2019. The transgender woman was found guilty of passing on HIV to another person by failing to adequately inform them of her HIV status. For causing grievous […]

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The Year in Review: What went down in January

The Year in Review: What went down in January

The end of the year is rapidly approaching, we’ve taken a look back over the last 12 months and all the stories we’ve published – there were over 2000! From religious reviews to marriage celebrations, gender identity wars and celebrity mishaps, a lot of things went down. Here’s what happened in January. Politics The year […]

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WA Museum’s glory hole acquisition criticised

WA Museum’s glory hole acquisition criticised

The Western Australian Museum has been criticised for accepting a graffiti door from a public toilet, which includes a glory hole, into its collection. The door was donated to the museum by local activist group The Sisters of Perpetual Indulgence. The door was originally located in public toilets near the Gosnells train station. When the building […]

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WA government will not remove transgender ‘forced divorce’ laws until 2019

WA government will not remove transgender ‘forced divorce’ laws until 2019

The McGowan government has admitted it will not manage to remove state based laws that require transgender people to seek a divorce before applying for gender recognition. Western Australia will join Tasmania in failing to remove discriminations against transgender people before federal government’s deadline of 9th December. When the marriage laws were changed last year state […]

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WA newspaper publishes shocking letter to the editor

WA newspaper publishes shocking letter to the editor

The Pride parade filled the street of Northbridge on Saturday night, but this weekend pride will be celebrated south of the city with Pride in Peel. Mandurah is celebrating pride by turning the lights on the Mandurah bridge rainbow colours and there’s a massive tropical themed party at Sunbakers Restaurant on Saturday night. To promote […]

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WA AIDS Council lights the city red for World AIDS Day on December 1st

WA AIDS Council lights the city red for World AIDS Day on December 1st

December 1 is World AIDS Day, and this year the WA AIDS Council are lighting the city red. Iconic Perth landmarks will turn their lights red in an effort to raise awareness of HIV, commemorate those who have passed away and to show support for people living with HIV in 2018. The WA AIDS Council […]

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