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Youth Pride Network seeks new committee members

Youth Pride Network seeks new committee members

If you’re a young LGBTQIA+ person in Western Australia, and want to advocate for greater support and celebration of the community, then consider applying for Youth Pride Network. The peer-led LGBTQIA+ youth advocacy body is currently seeking several motivated young people, who will join the organisation as voluntary committee members. A role at Youth Pride […]

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Just.Equal pledges to put LGBTI issues on the election agenda

Just.Equal pledges to put LGBTI issues on the election agenda

The national LGBTIQ lobby group, just.equal, says it will seek commitments from all main parties to priorities identified by the LGBTIQ community. Following the announcement of a federal election for May 18th, just.equal spokesperson, Rodney Croome, said the group was aware of the issues concerning LGBTI people. “In August last year we surveyed the LGBTI […]

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Wife of comedian Richard Pryor says he had ‘dalliances’ with men

Wife of comedian Richard Pryor says he had ‘dalliances’ with men

A little over a year ago Producer Quincy Jones was criticised for suggesting a number of departed high profile stars were bisexual. In an interview Jones said that actor Marlon Brando, soul star Marvin Gaye and comedian Richard Pryor were all bisexual. Now in a new documentary one of Richard Pryor’s wives has shared that […]

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NSW campaign highlights breast cancer awareness for queer community

NSW campaign highlights breast cancer awareness for queer community

A bold new breast cancer awareness campaign targeting LGBTQ people has been released today by ACON. Our United Front aims to raise awareness of breast cancer and increase breast screening rates among LGBTQ people in NSW. Featuring many sporting and social groups within LGBTQ communities in NSW, the campaign adopts an inclusive approach to ensure […]

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In The Game: Non-binary, trans and queer identities in sport

In The Game: Non-binary, trans and queer identities in sport

We discussed last month about the crossovers between the bisexual+ and the gender-expansive experience, particularly where non-binary people can find themselves on the receiving end of prejudice. When it comes to finding a place where you feel you belong, it can be a question of what you declare and how you present. While it’s unusual […]

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Senator Janet Rice believes discrimination act could pass the in senate

Senator Janet Rice believes discrimination act could pass the in senate

Greens senator Janet Rice has told equality campaigners that she believes bill to change to anti-discrimination act so that students can not be expelled from schools over their sexuality or gender identity has a good chance of passing the senate when parliament resumes this week. “(It) looks like it’s potentially got the support of the […]

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Bi+, Non-Binary & Belonging: Intersectionality in the LGBTI+ community

Bi+, Non-Binary & Belonging: Intersectionality in the LGBTI+ community

There is more crossover between the bisexual+ and the gender non-binary communities than you might expect. It also makes a certain sense: if gender is not important to your attractions, it’s less likely to be important to your identity. According to genderspectrum, non-binary is “An umbrella term for gender identities that are not exclusively either […]

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Bisexual+ Community Perth on why visibility is still so important

Bisexual+ Community Perth on why visibility is still so important

In 2017, Bisexual+ Community Perth marched for the first time in the Pride Parade with approximately 40 people – bi, pan and multi-gender attracted individuals, all letting their bi flag fly. This year, in the biggest-ever Pride Parade to take Perth’s streets by storm, close to 100 people marched with the bi banner and the […]

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Bi Your Side: Bisexual+ visibility on TV at an all time high

Bi Your Side: Bisexual+ visibility on TV at an all time high

It’s Pride month, and bisexual+ visibility might just be about to reach an all-time high, on British television at least. As we gear up to celebrate Pride, we also celebrate the launch of Courtney Act’s bi+ dating show The Bi Life, following on the heels of Desiree Akhavan’s new comedy series The Bisexual. The bisexual […]

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Don’t Wanna Be All Bi Myself: Mental health & the bisexual+ community

Don’t Wanna Be All Bi Myself: Mental health & the bisexual+ community

They say don’t talk about politics or religion in polite company. I wish that meant Scott Morrison would STFU. But it feels like the real subjects we’re not allowed to talk about are sexuality and mental health. The bisexual+ community’s levels of psychological distress are well reported here, and while I can’t draw a line […]

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