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Together: Pride WA reveal 2018 PrideFEST theme

Pride WA have announced the theme of the 2018 celebrations, and are calling for applications for those who wish to host an event at this year’s festival. In 2018, ‘Together’ will be the over-arching message of the month-long celebrations, culminating in the fabulous annual parade on Saturday November 24th. Each year, the festival’s theme serves […]

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IDAHOBIT: Beyond Marriage Equality – Towards Freedom

May 17th each year marks International Day Against Homophobia, Biphobia, Intersexism and Transphobia: IDAHOBIT (Encompassing all LGBTIQ+ bodies, genders, relationships, sexualities, attractions, identities and experiences). Originally known as the International Day Against Homophobia, IDAHOBIT was established to commemorate the decision to remove homosexuality from the International Classification of Diseases of the World Health Organisation in 1990. […]

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Pride WA reverse decision banning refugee group from parade

Pride WA reverse decision banning refugee group from parade

Pride WA have reversed their decision to ban advocacy group Refugee Rights Action Network from presenting their Rainbows for Refugees entry in tonight’s Pride Parade. A spokeperson told OUTinPerth that the organisation had considered the issue and reversed its decision. Pride WA was hit with an onslaught of criticism this morning after they confirmed that […]

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Freedom ’17: What freedoms can we celebrate this PrideFEST season?

Freedom ’17: What freedoms can we celebrate this PrideFEST season?

Freedom (ˈfriːdəm), noun The power or right to act, speak, or think as one wants. synonyms: right to, entitlement to; privilege, prerogative, due The state of not being imprisoned or enslaved. synonyms: liberty, liberation, release, emancipation, deliverance I have been mulling over the theme of this year’s PrideFEST and it got me to thinking. Often […]

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Christine Forster & Ian Roberts star in new music video for marriage equality

Christine Forster & Ian Roberts star in new music video for marriage equality

City of Sydney Councillor Christine Forster, trans activist Katherine Wolfgramme and out NRL star Ian Roberts have teamed up with singer Greg Gould for a new music video highlighting the consequences of marriage inequality in Australia. Gould, who wrote and directed the video, covers George Michael’s Freedom as three couples navigate various obstacles faced by LGBTI […]

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Pride WA reveal new parade route and the return of Fair Day

Pride WA reveal new parade route and the return of Fair Day

Pride WA have shared some exciting new information with the team at All Things Queer on RTRFM 92.1 this week. Speaking with hosts Hen, Robin and Tom, Pride WA President Andrew Barker shared that the parade route will be following an all new path this year – for the first time in approximately two decades. […]

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School Rules with Safe Schools Coalition

School Rules with Safe Schools Coalition

The Safe Schools Coalition is an organisation dedicated to promoting awareness and providing support to Australian schools to nurture safe and inclusive environments for same-sex attracted and gender diverse students. Safe Schools was founded in Victoria in 2010 and as a result of the success of the program, was granted federal funding by the Department […]

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