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Calls for PrideFEST to be relocated from the City of Perth

Calls for PrideFEST to be relocated from the City of Perth

Calls for PrideFEST to be moved away from the City of Perth There have been calls for Perth’s annual Pride Festival to be relocated from the City of Perth following comments from newly instated Lord Mayor Basil Zempilas that have been labeled as “repugnant” and “bigoted”. On his 6PR breakfast radio show on Wednesday morning […]

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Lord Mayor Basil Zempilas: “If you have a penis, you’re a man”

Lord Mayor Basil Zempilas: “If you have a penis, you’re a man”

Warning: This article contains statements that some readers may find confronting. Perth’s new Lord Mayor has shared his thoughts on trans, gender diverse and intersex bodies and identities, telling listeners of his radio show “If you’ve got a penis, mate, you’re a bloke. If you’ve got a vagina, you’re a woman.” On the 6PR Breakfast […]

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Over half a million has been raised for LGBTI homelessness in Perth

Over half a million has been raised for LGBTI homelessness in Perth

Perth Inner City Youth Services (PICYS) have announced their fundraiser to raise funds for LGBTIQ homelessness has dramatically exceeded expectations and raised over $205,000 after Woodside Energy threw their support behind the program, and the state government added another $300,000. The campaign to raise funds for PICYS was organised by former Pride WA President, journalist […]

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Patrick Abboud on why Mardi Gras is his highlight of the year

Patrick Abboud on why  Mardi Gras is his highlight of the year

SBS presenter Patrick Abboud is all ready for another Mardi Gras broadcast, this year will be his sixth year covering the event, having being part of the SBS commentary team since they began broadcasting the event. Abboud said he sees the annual gay and lesbian parade as a huge sea of love as it works […]

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Christian Porter defends government’s marriage postal survey expenditure

Christian Porter defends government’s marriage postal survey expenditure

Christian Porter, the Minister for Social Services has defended the government’s $122 million expenditure on the marriage postal survey, arguing that democracy is expensive. Speaking to Perth radio station 6PR, Porter told host Gareth Parker that the survey was the only way the government could find out what Australians really think about allowing same sex […]

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Sportsbet defends offering odds on marriage survey outcome

Sportsbet defends offering odds on marriage survey outcome

Online betting agency Sportsbet have defended their decision to promote betting on the outcome of the marriage postal survey. OUTinPerth readers have expressed their concern about the betting option which is being widely promoted across social media. Alex Greenwich, co-chair of Australian Marriage Equality described the company’s promotion as a “whole new low”. “To vote […]

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Marriage Alliance says Airbnb ring campaign is subliminal bullying

Marriage Alliance says Airbnb ring campaign is subliminal bullying

The Marriage Alliance says a campaign by businesses, including Airbnb and QANTAS, that uses rings as part of it’s campaign is a form of “subliminal bullying”. Speaking to Gareth Parker on 6PR this morning York said the Until We Belong campaign was causing situations where people who supported traditional views of marriage were being targeted […]

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Liberal MP Joe Francis called out over Safe Schools claims

Liberal MP Joe Francis called out over Safe Schools claims

Joe Francis voices opposition to Safe Schools Liberal MP Joe Francis appeared on Perth radio station 6PR earlier this week saying politicians should always tell the truth, but advocates for the Safe Schools anti-bullying program say Francis and other Liberal MP’s are not being honest when they describe the program. Labor and The Greens have […]

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One Nation’s Richard Eldridge apologies for offensive comments

One Nation’s Richard Eldridge has apologised for comments he made on a Twitter account prior to standing as a political candidate. Speaking to 6PR’s new drive time host Oliver Peterson, Eldridge said the tweets from the account named ‘Ned Kelly’ were usually sent while the ABC’s program Q&A was screening. He explained that the tweets were meant […]

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Lyle Shelton says Bernardi was disrespectful

Lyle Shelton says Bernardi was disrespectful

The leader of the Australian Christian Lobby has described Liberal Senator Cory Bernardi as “disrespectful” over his comments to Opposition Leader Bill Shorten yesterday morning. “It was wrong of Cory, and disrespectful to call the Opposition leader a fraud and to gatecrash his press conference.” said Australian Christian Lobby leader Lyle Shelton appearing on radio […]

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