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On the Line: Nick Lowe tells us why he teamed up with Los Straitjackets

On the Line: Nick Lowe tells us why he teamed up with Los Straitjackets

Singer-songwriter Nick Lowe is coming to Australia in February 2020, it’ll be his first tour down under in seven years. This time round he’s teamed up with Lucha Libre mask wearing band Los Straitjackets. Speaking to OUTinPerth Lowe told us how he came to be recording and working with the American band and collaborating with […]

Are WA’s mandatory disease testing laws being overused?

Are WA’s mandatory disease testing laws being overused?

 A new report has highlighted the use of mandatory testing for HIV by Western Australian Police.  In 2015 the laws were changed allowing police to order a mandatory blood test for people who were accused of spitting at police or passing on other bodily fluids. At the time of the laws introduction experts highlighted that it […]

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Charlie Jane Anders ‘The City in the Middle of the Night’ optioned for TV

Charlie Jane Anders ‘The City in the Middle of the Night’ optioned for TV

The City in the Middle of the Night, the latest novel by author Charlie Jane Anders, has been optioned for a TV adaptation. Sony Pictures have snapped up the rights to the sci-fi novel. Sharon Hall’s Mom de Guerre Productions are attached to the project, they previously made The Expanse and Utopia. While the novel is now in development as a […]

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Exploring photography with community group Shutterpups

Exploring photography with community group Shutterpups

One of the newer community groups here in Perth is the Shutterpups, a photography group set up by Gary Davies. The group meet up regularly for photo walks where they pick a particular subject and go off to take pictures, they then share the images on their Facebook group. I joined Gary Davies for a […]

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Wonder Woman – the feminist superhero we’ve been seeking

Wonder Woman – the feminist superhero we’ve been seeking

Provocative and physical, Wonder Woman unearths the everyday superhero and delivers a solid punch to the gut. A double bill of dance works choreographed by NSW artists Adelina Larsson and Julie-Anne Long, in collaboration with WA performer Laura Boynes, this promises to be an exposing, funny and intimate show that will have you furiously nodding in […]

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On the Line – Duncan Ragg chats about ‘Much Ado About Nothing’

On the Line – Duncan Ragg chats about ‘Much Ado About Nothing’

The Bell Shakespeare Company is bringing their latest production to Perth this month, it’s the much loved play Much Ado About Nothing. Graeme Watson chatted to actor Duncan Ragg about the production and what it is about this play which makes it one of Shakespeare’s most popular. Listen to the chat below, Much Ado About Nothing is […]

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On the Line: Shelley Argent says she’s “Just a Mum”

On the Line: Shelley Argent says she’s “Just a Mum”

Shelley Argent is a well known face in LGBTIQ+ communities around Australia, as the national spokesperson for PFLAG, the Parents and Friends of Lesbians and Gays, she’s been at the forefront of fighting for LGBTI rights for many years. A dedicated campaigner for marriage equality, Shelley has trapped the halls of parliament house, spoken at […]

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Joel Creasey chats about Eurovision 2019 as he flies out for Tel Aviv

Joel Creasey chats about Eurovision 2019 as he flies out for Tel Aviv

Joel Creasey is joining Myf Warhurst to commentate Eurovision 2019, it’s the duo’s third time behind the microphones for the international singing competition. Before flying out to Tel Aviv, Creasey caught up with Graeme Watson to chat about the 2019 competition, who he thought stood a chance to win, and why he things Kate Miller-Heidke […]

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‘Looking Now Anyone Here’ explores cruising and gay beats

‘Looking Now Anyone Here’ explores cruising and gay beats

A new exhibition opens at Paper Mountain on Friday May 10th. Looking Now Anyone Here examines the function, aesthetics and architecture of public toilets that serve as gay beats. ‘Beats’ are described as areas frequented by gay men and men who have sex with men, where cruising occurs. The exhibition investigates the cultural and historical significance […]

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Mosquito Coast’s Connor Barton chats about their new album

Mosquito Coast’s Connor Barton chats about their new album

Local band Mosquito Coast has slowly been building up their profile over the last few years. Naomi Robinson and Conor Barton burst onto the scene in 2015 chosen out of 850 entries to be crowned triple j’s Unearthed High winners in 2015. Since then, there have been singles, an EP, numerous national tours and high […]

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