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Concerns over Liberal Eden-Monaro candidate’s anti-LGBTIQ+ past

Concerns over Liberal Eden-Monaro candidate’s anti-LGBTIQ+ past

The Liberal Party candidate in the upcoming by-election for the New South Wales seat of Eden-Monaro has raised concerns over her past of campaigning against LGBTIQ+ communities, as well as her stance on climate change. The Guardian has highlighted that Fiona Kotvojs, who will be up against Labor’s Kristy McBain in Saturday’s election, was part of […]

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Reddit bans transphobic, pro-Trump channels in hate speech purge

Reddit bans transphobic, pro-Trump channels in hate speech purge

One of the most popular online community forums online has banned thousands of channels in a new crackdown on hate speech after revising company policy. The revised rules follow an announcement from founder and CEO Steve Huffman earlier this week, revealing a tougher stance on hateful language and discrimination on the user-moderated forums. Rule #1 […]

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Peta Credlin apologises for blaming South Sudanese for COVID-19 spike

Peta Credlin apologises for blaming South Sudanese for COVID-19 spike

Sky News and Peta Credlin have issued an apology for comments the political staffer turned TV host made on her program on Friday night. In an editorial spiel Credlin suggested that “poorly-assimilated migrants” from Melbourne’s South Sudanese community were to blame for the sudden rises of new cases of COVID-19 in Victoria. The political commentator […]

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Check-in Tuesday is a chance to chat to the OUTinPerth team

Check-in Tuesday is a chance to chat to the OUTinPerth team

Every Tuesday night the OUTinPerth team take to Instagram and broadcast a live discussion about the latest news, events, community discussions and dilemmas. Check-in Tuesdays began as a initiative during the COVID-19 lock down period, but are continuing every week as a way for the editors of OUTinPerth to hear regularly from community members about […]

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Binary launches attack on Eden-Monaro candidate Kristy McBain

Binary launches attack on Eden-Monaro candidate Kristy McBain

Anti-transgender organisation Binary has launched a social media attack on Labor’s candidate in the Eden-Monaro by-election because she previously voiced support for the Safe Schools anti-bullying program. The online ads voiced by the group’s leader Kirralie Smith asks viewers if they really know Labor’s candidate saying she has a history of voting in favour “of […]

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Pride WA take to the world stage to celebrate Global Pride

Pride WA take to the world stage to celebrate Global Pride

LGBTIQ+ communities from around the globe are coming together this weekend to celebrate Global Pride with a massive online event. Global Pride was launched by a coalition of over 1,500 international Pride organisations and networks, and this year’s marathon 24-hour celebrations are shaping up to be something spectacular. Hosted by Todrick Hall, the event features […]

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MP Aaron Stonehouse says there is no need to outlaw sexual choking

MP Aaron Stonehouse says there is no need to outlaw sexual choking

Content Warning: domestic violence, choking, sexual activity Liberal Democrat MLC Aaron Stonehouse says the WA government needs to get out of people’s bedrooms and stop trying to make choking sex play illegal. “Today I went through the business paper of legislation before the Parliament and I discovered that the Attorney-General wants to make erotic asphyxiation […]

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Living Proud & WA AIDS Council team up for new youth counselling service

Living Proud & WA AIDS Council team up for new youth counselling service

Local LGBTIQ+ support organisations Living Proud and the WA AIDS Council (WAAC) have joined forces on a new LGBTIQA+ youth counselling service, available free of charge. Created in response to COVID-19, the two not-for-profit groups have created the service for young people between the ages of 14 and 26 who are seeking support with issues […]

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Activists defiantly fly Pride flag from Ukraine national monument

Activists defiantly fly Pride flag from Ukraine national monument

LGBTIQ+ activists in the Ukraine have displayed a defiant show of Pride this month, flying the rainbow flag atop the nation’s most famous monument. Kyiv’s Motherland statue was filmed holding the Pride flag, attached to her sword by drones flown by LGBTIQ+ activists. Activists were supported in the endeavour by Dronariam Ukraine, who arranged the […]

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Singapore’s Pride celebrations to go ahead with Pink Dot online

Singapore’s Pride celebrations to go ahead with Pink Dot online

Singapore’s LGBTIQ+ community has vowed to forge ahead with the online version of this year’s Pink Dot event despite opposition from family groups. Since it first began in 2009, Pink Dot has attracted larger crowd each successive year with over 28,000 people gathering in Hong Lim Park to shine a pink torch lights into the […]

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