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Celebrate Wear It Purple Day with a digital Pride Party this Friday

Celebrate Wear It Purple Day with a digital Pride Party this Friday

Each August since 2010, people have been donning their best purple digs in workplaces, schools, clubs and more to show their support for the LGBTIQ+ community. Wear It Purple Day falls on the last Friday in August, celebrating diversity and inclusion anywhere people gather for regular activities. This year, you can join Minus18 and Facebook […]

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Michael Kirby announced as patron of Victorian Pride Centre

Former High Court judge, the Hon. Michael Kirby, has been revealed as the Organisational Patron of the Victorian Pride Centre (VPC). The role of the Organisational Patron and Ambassadors is to raise the profile of the Victorian Pride Centre amongst the LGBTIQ+ community and the general population in Australia and internationally. “I am excited to […]

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Equality Australia releases new religious freedom video

Equality Australia releases new religious freedom video

Equality Australia have released a new video highlighting some of the potential outcomes of the latest draft of the government’s religious discrimination bill. Speaking out against the proposed legislation is champion swimmer Ian Thorpe, basketballer Lauren Jackson and author Benjamin Law. They’re joined by a wide variety of Australians including people of faith, doctors, single […]

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Familiar faces among the finalists for the Archibald Prize

Familiar faces among the finalists for the Archibald Prize

Writer Benjamin Law and TV presenter Faustina Agolley are among the many well known Australian’s captured for this year’s Archibald Prize. The prize is the most competitive portrait competition in Australia and draws thousands of visitors to the Art Gallery of New South Wales each year. In 2019 a record 919 portraits were entered into […]

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Spend some time with the real family Law

Spend some time with the real family Law

Over three seasons of The Family Law we got to visit the fictional version of Benjamin Law’s family and his separated parents. Now a new documentary series will let you spend some time with the real Benjamin law and both his Mum and Dad. The ABC have just announced they’re making a new documentary project that […]

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One last time for The Family Law: Trystan Go talks Season 3

One last time for The Family Law: Trystan Go talks Season 3

The final season of The Family Law comes to SBS this month and once again we get to see teenage Benjamin Law tackle the challenges of adolescent life including bullying, siblings, puberty, camping and discovering who you really are. OUTinPerth chatted to actor Trystan Go who plays the fictional version of Benjamin Law in the […]

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‘The Family Law’ returns for third season in January

The SBS series The Family Law will be back on screens in January for its third and final season, and the show’s creators are promising it will continuing to break new ground as it explores Benjamin Law’s journey into adulthood. Everyone’s favourite Chinese-Australian family, The Laws, are back for one final spin, this time with added […]

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Sunday Telegraph slammed for using transphobic slur in headline

Sunday Telegraph slammed for using transphobic slur in headline

Sydney’s Sunday Telegraph has been hit by a wave of criticism and complaints after they published a transphobic slur in a headline. The newspaper was sharing the news that actor Scarlett Johansson had decided to withdraw from the film Rub & Tug, following negative publicity around her decision to accept a part where she would portray a […]

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Shortlist revealed for 2018 Australian LGBTI Awards

Shortlist revealed for 2018 Australian LGBTI Awards

The Australian LGBTI Awards have released their short list of nominees ahead of the red carpet gala next year. This year over 6,000 Australian LGBTI+ people and allies were nominated across 16 categories, including Inspirational Role Model, Sports Personality of the Year and Community Initiative/Charity. Nominees include marriage equality activist Sally Rugg, author Benjamin Law, […]

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Don’t Panic! Benjamin Law investigates the Safe Schools scandal

Don’t Panic! Benjamin Law investigates the Safe Schools scandal

“Invigorating and borderline arousing” is how Benjamin Law described the last 24 hours of his life when he chatted to OUTinPerth. On the eve of the release of his Quarterly Essay, Moral Panic 101, which examines the controversy around the Safe Schools Coalition and its treatment in the media, The Australian published a story highlighting […]

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