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US sorority members quit en masse to support transgender student

US sorority members quit en masse to support transgender student

Nearly half of the members of a US sorority have left the group to protest the mistreatment of a transgender student. Alpha Omicron Pi’s national organisation attempted to block the branch at Tufts University from allowing a trans woman membership once they heard she had been invited. The sorority has since allowed the student to […]

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President-elect Donald Trump says he is “fine” with marriage equality

President-elect Donald Trump says he is “fine” with marriage equality

The man who will be the next President of the United States, Donald Trump, has said he is “fine with” marriage equality in his first TV appearance since the election. The Republican President-elect has previously voiced his opposition to marriage equality and LGBTIQ+ rights, showing support for North Carolina’s anti-trans* HB2 bathroom bill and selecting […]

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US Democrats propose landmark LGBT ‘Equality Act’

US Democrats propose landmark LGBT ‘Equality Act’

The US Democratic party are preparing to put forward a new LGBT rights bill that would outline protections under seven different categories, including education, public accommodations and housing. The bill has been dubbed the “Equality Act,” and has been co-sponsored by Senators Tammy Baldwin, Cory Booker and Jeff Merkly. The Equality Act would see the […]

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America is Making a Return

America is Making a Return

Iconic rock band America will be touring to Perth to play at the  HBF Stadium in May. Founding member Dewey Bunnell had a chat with us about the upcoming show. So you’re gonna come see us in Perth soon, are you excited? Very excited, yeah we’re looking forward to it. We’ve been out to Perth […]

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Bibliophile: Carsick by John Waters

  Carsick: John Waters Hitchhikes Across America by John Waters Murdock Books Cult film director John Waters was between pictures as they say in Hollywood and, having nothing better to do, he decided to hitchhike from his home in Baltimore to his co-op apartment in San Francisco. Calling the undertaking his ‘hobo-homo journey’ and being […]

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California Increases Equality for Trans Students

California Increases Equality for Trans Students

A bill introduced in California now means that transgender students can use facilities at school based on their own gender identity rather than their biological gender. This includes the use of toilets and lockers rooms, as well as participating in sports teams that match their own gender recognition. State law already disallows discrimination based on […]

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Oprah Thinks Gay Marriage Will Reduce Divorce

Oprah Thinks Gay Marriage Will Reduce Divorce

Talk show giant Oprah Winfrey has revealed that she believes same-sex marriage will help to reduce divorce in the institution of marriage. Chatting on ‘Super Soul Sunday’, Winfrey and her accompanying panellists agreed on the notion that same-sex marriage would be an enriching legislation, acting as both a social revolution and a cultural shift. The […]

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US Student Charged for Same-Sex Relationship

US Student Charged for Same-Sex Relationship

  A teenager in the US has faced criminal charges as well as expulsion from her school following what is alleged to be a consented same-sex relationship between the teen and a fellow student. Kaitlyn Hunt was 17 when she entered into a relationship with a 15 year old member of her basketball team, Hunt […]

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