Rainbow Warfare – the latest edition of OUTinPerth

Following the comical comments from Senator Eric Abetz that the rainbow was the symbol of a “hostile nation”, and his more serious suggestion that wherever the flag is flown in government buildings there should be an accompanying display from The Marriage Alliance…

In response to the Australian Christian Lobby who are demanding that rainbow flags be removed from Canberra’s streets…

With a nod to columnist Miranda Divine who was outraged to see the Army joining the Mardi Gras with a new rainbow encircled lapel pin…

Taking note of Lyle Shelton’s appearance on the Karvelas program where he rallied against the symbolism of rainbows…

And with a blowing a kiss to One Nation’s Michelle Meyers who describes rainbows as having been “raped and sullied” due to their association with marriage equality and LGBTI rights…

We excited to spread 10,000 rainbows across Perth as our March edition hits the streets.

Inside there’s interviews with legendary playwright Michael Gow, Joel Creasey chats about tabloid rumours and we open a box of Jatz Crackers and get AthenaX Lavendi on the phone.

Delve into the world of opera with Paull-Anthony Keightley whose appearing in the WA Opera’s upcoming production of Tosca.¬†Find out what comedian Jonathan Duffy has been up to since he moved to Iceland and mark National Youth Week by reading some personal stories from local queer youth.

Plus there’s fashion, fitness, real state, events, music reviews, and recommendations for the best upcoming film and television shows.

Rainbows – they’re symbols of existence, belonging and inclusion. It’s a motif for community, being engaged, respect and being non-judgemental. ¬†Pick up your rainbow clad copy of OUTinPerth today.

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