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How to help our introverted friends & folks with anxiety survive Fringe World

How to help our introverted friends & folks with anxiety survive Fringe World

It’s the largest annual event in WA and the third largest Fringe in the world! 31 days of comedy, circus, arts, and cabaret. Where the city center swells with performers and punters. Frivolity, Pop-Up bars, laughter… and… people… absolutely… everywhere. While most of us are either performing, out supporting friends gigs or meticulously planning our […]

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The importance of chosen family for the LGBTI community

The importance of chosen family for the LGBTI community

I came out to a friend recently as trans and non-binary. As they so easily checked in with me about my name, pronouns and overall well-being, I thanked them for being so understanding. I know I shouldn’t have to thank someone for the basic act of accepting me for being myself, but being a part […]

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Interrupting A Crisis tackles anxiety with music at The Blue Room

Local theatre maker Georgina Cramond is bringing her new musical storytelling show to The Blue Room Theatre later this month. Interrupting A Crisis tells the true story of a young woman who learned to song-write her way out of anxiety. Cramond explains she didn’t know what was happening to her when she started “hitting emotional […]

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Review | Gavin Roach’s The Measure of a Man

 The Measure Of A Man | Blue Room Theatre Until Feb 4 | ★ ★ ★ ★ ½ The Measure Of a Man began with the audience walking into the Blue Room Theatre Studio with the sound of Pleasure Drive by The Jezabels playing, while Gavin Roach danced happily on a spot to the hypnotic […]

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Colton Haynes to be honoured by LGBT rights group

Actor and model Colton Haynes will be honoured by on of the USA’s leading gay rights groups. The Human Rights Campaign will bestow their visibility award on the actor best known for his role in the TV series ‘Teen Wolf’. Haynes, who has previously modeled for fashion label Abercrombie and Fitch, where he was photographed […]

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Beyondblue offer 24 hour holiday support service

Beyondblue offer 24 hour holiday support service

Mental health support service Beyondblue will be extending their services across the holiday season, which can be a difficult time for many. “Many people in Australia will be experiencing depression or anxiety over the holiday season,” Beyondblue released in a statement. “These conditions are common, but the good news is that with the right treatment […]

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Big Brother’s Ben Zabel on finding happiness

Big Brother’s Ben Zabel on finding happiness

Former ‘Big Brother’ housemates Tim Dormer and Ben Zabel are the quintessential odd-couple. Dormer is loud and excitable, ready to take on the world, while his friend Zabel is quiet, introverted and often filled with insecurities. When Dormer won Big Brother, he promised to take Zabel to see Elvis’ Graceland. When Zabel’s ongoing struggle with […]

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Beyond Blue Launches Youth Suicide Prevention Guide

Beyond Blue Launches Youth Suicide Prevention Guide

Mental health organisation beyondblue have launched a new suicide prevention guide to combat the prevalence of youth suicide in Australia. The Family Guide to Youth Suicide Prevention, which has been funded by security software company Norton, offers information on which factors place young people at risk of suicide, what warning signs to look for and […]

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