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Coalition for Marriage says game will target children

Coalition for Marriage says game will target children

The Coalition for Marriage have raised concern about a game being developed with funding from the Victorian government, saying it will target children and attempt to “modify their behaviours”. The Victorian government has described the project as being for all ages, but the Coalition for Marriage argues that it’s an attempt to target children. Leading […]

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Health Minister will look at legislation around “gay conversion therapy”

Health Minister will look at legislation around “gay conversion therapy”

Health Minister Roger Cook has told Triple J’s Hack program that he will review Western Australia’s laws to see if there is a need for legislation to protect people from so-called ‘gay conversion therapy’. Gay conversion therapy, or reparative therapy, is courses or counselling methodologies that claim they can alter a person’s sexuality, usually involving a desire […]

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Bojack Horseman brings first out asexual character to Netflix

Bojack Horseman brings first out asexual character to Netflix

Critically acclaimed animated series Bojack Horseman has brought the A in LGBTQIA to the television screen as one of the shows leading characters reveals they are asexual in the brand new season. If you haven’t seen the show yet, it follows the life of the titular Bojack (Will Arnett) as he comes to terms with his […]

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Liberal MP Jason Wood says he’d vote for marriage equality

Liberal MP Jason Wood says he’d vote for marriage equality

Liberal MP Jason Wood has told The Guardian that he’d vote in favour of marriage equality if his colleagues manage to get a private member’s bill up. Wood said that while the proposed plebiscite had been the way of dealing with the issue, if a debate commenced on the floor of parliament, he believed Liberal […]

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Bryan Stewart takes over as Freedom Centre Coordinator

Bryan Stewart takes over as Freedom Centre Coordinator

Bryan Stewart has been appointed as the new coordinator of the Freedom Centre. Stewart told OUTinPerth that he was excited to be taking over the role from his long time mentor Dani Wright-Toussaint. With a background in Psychology and education Stewart first became involved with the LGBTI+ youth centre back in 2008, before becoming a […]

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Istanbul’s Pride march is banned just one day before the event

Istanbul’s Pride march is banned just one day before the event

Istanbul’s Pride celebrations have been cancelled for the third year in a row. The city’s governor cancelled the celebrations which were due to take place in the city on Sunday, citing security concerns after threats from an ultra-nationalist group. The ultra-nationalist Alperen Hearths group had threatened to stop the march if authorities did not cancel it. […]

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Oh settle down, nobody said 50% of kids are gay

Oh settle down, nobody said 50% of kids are gay

OPINION Journalists, opinion writers and commentators are up in arms this morning over reports that Roz Ward, one of the founders of the Safe Schools program, suggested that 50% of kids are gay. Except Ward never said that at all. The latest ‘clutch your pearls’ moment from the mainstream media began with a report from Rebecca […]

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More than 100 religious leaders voice their support for marriage equality

More than 100 religious leaders voice their support for marriage equality

More than 100 religious leaders from all major religions in Australia have signed a joint statement calling on Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull to legislate for civil marriage equality now. This joint statement, organised by The Equality Campaign,  recognises that civil marriage equality is based on the values of love and commitment and is about ensuring […]

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