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Pride WA announces new committee of management

Pride WA, the Premier LGBTIQ Arts and Culture Organisation in Western Australia, has announced a number of new members to its committee of management. Following several long-serving committee members standing down at the end of their terms, six new faces have joined the management team. Jeremy Wray, Tania Giorgetta, Roscoe Holyoake, Frances Burgess, Michael Della Maddalena, […]

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LGBTIQ Allies – Well-known Australians sign petition for marriage equality

LGBTIQ Allies – Well-known Australians sign petition for marriage equality

Over one hundred well known Australian who identify as allies of the LGBTIQ community have signed a petition calling on the Australian government to drop its plan for a plebiscite on marriage. The petition that has been organised by the Parents and Friends of Lesbians and Gays (PFLAG) and advocacy group just.equal has been supported […]

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Why I’m an LGBTIQ+ ally: Local psychologist Joe Douglas

Why I’m an LGBTIQ+ ally: Local psychologist Joe Douglas

Joe Douglas is a mate. We have known each other for nearly 7 years now. He has saved my life on more than one occasion. Joe is not a big fan of labels. When I said I thought he was a straight ally, he was very reluctant to take on the mantle. He would hate […]

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Relaunch OUTinPerth: We need your help

After fourteen years of bringing news and culture to WA’s LGBTIQ+ community, OUTinPerth was forced to stop the presses when the company that owned the magazine was shut down. Now the team who created the magazine and online content are eager to return to being an independent Perth based LGBTIQ+ voice in the Australian media. […]

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Joel McHale donates profits to North Carolina LGBTQ group

Joel McHale donates profits to North Carolina LGBTQ group

‘Community’ star Joel McHale has donated the proceeds from a recent North Carolina stand-up show to the local LGBTIQ centre. The host of ‘The Soup’ performed at Durham Performing Arts Centre wearing a LGBTQ-themed shirt he fashioned himself. McHale opened his set with a condemnation of North Carolina’s new “f*cking crazy” anti-LGBT law, ‘HB 2’. […]

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Should Straight People Avoid Gay Bars?

Should Straight People Avoid Gay Bars?

As part of Slate’s video series “Ask a Homo”, June Thomas, editor of ‘Outward’, answers a number of questions about gay bar etiquette. In particular is the issue of straight people attending gay bars. Thomas suggests that you should avoid bars that don’t directly fit your demographic, including gay men visiting lesbian bars. Is her […]

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