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High Maintenance doesn’t hold back

High Maintenance doesn’t hold back

High Maintenance has been a successful underground web series over the last few years. There’s nineteen online episodes of the show and now it’s made the leap to television as a new series for HBO. If this week’s first episode is anything to go by, it’s not going to shy away from being very real […]

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Remembering Amber Maxwell

Remembering Amber Maxwell

Passionate activist Amber Maxwell passed away a year ago. At the Equal Love rally held on Saturday August 16, Miranda Wood, the Education Vice President at Curtin University’s Student Guild delivered a speech remembering Amber and the causes she fought for. Here is Miranda’s speech. Amber Maxwell was a beacon of hope for our struggle. […]

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A Minute of Rage for Amber Maxwell

A Minute of Rage for Amber Maxwell

At today’s Equal Love rally for Marriage Equality a ‘minute of rage’ was held in memory of activist Amber Maxwell. Maxwell, who had spoken at many of the marriage equality rallies and lead the march through the city countless times, passed away last week. Equal Love Convener Sam Cavalarro paid tribute to Maxwell saying the […]

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Perth Marriage Equality This Saturday

Perth Marriage Equality This Saturday

Pull out your most colourful outfit and slip on your walking shoes for this Saturday’s Marriage Equality Rally. Taking place in the Perth CBD, co-convenor of Equal Love and an organiser of the rally Sam Cavallaro said now was a pertinent time to show your support for equality. “In terms of an overall right, there […]

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Sex Party Candidate Apologises

Sex Party Candidate Apologises

Melissa Star, a candidate for the Sex Party in the federal election, has offered an apology after she made inappropriate comments following the death of  local activist Amber Maxwell. Maxwell, a prominent activist for marriage equality, transgender rights and homelessness passed away on Saturday. Star, who is also transgender, posted in a popular Facebook support […]

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Vale Amber Maxwell

Vale Amber Maxwell

Amber Maxwell, a prominent activist in the LGBTIQ community passed away on Saturday, August 24th. Amber was an outspoken advocate for equal marriage, transgender rights and openly shared her experiences of homelessness. Ali Hogg from Equal Love commented on Amber’s passing. “She was an inspiration to many young people. “Amber shared her experiences of rejection […]

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Perth Rally Pulls Big Numbers

Perth Rally Pulls Big Numbers

  The fight for gay marriage rights is continuing to build up momentum, with thousands of Australians protesting across the country at the national Rally for Marriage Equality, which took place Saturday August 11. The Perth protest at Stirling Gardens pulled a crowd estimated at over a thousand people; good weather and a large turn-out […]

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