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China dumped from Eurovision broadcast after it censored gay content

China dumped from Eurovision broadcast after it censored gay content

Audience’s in China won’t be seeing this year’s Eurovision final after the local broadcaster censored parts of the semi-finals broadcast. Eurovision has strict rules for broadcasters and one of the big ones is you can’t censor out parts of the performances. When the first Semi-Final aired in China the local broadcaster took out the performance […]

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Check out new queer night ‘Homopolitan’

New queer night Homopolitan starts tonight at Connections Nightclub, the new event has been put together by DJs Pete and Cooper and is on from 8pm – 12pm and promises a totally fresh vibe. OUTinPerth had a quick chat with Pete about the new night. Tell us about Homopolitan – what kind of a night […]

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Model and actor Zander Hodgson comes out as gay

Model and actor Zander Hodgson comes out as gay

Model and actor Zander Hodgson has posted a video to YouTube and shared that he is gay. In the clip Hodgson said “I just thought it was a really important thing to share with everyone.” Hodgson said he believed that sexuality is just a small part of who someone is, but if you shut it […]

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Chinese social media giant backs down on plans to censor gay content

Chinese social media giant backs down on plans to censor gay content

Chinese social media site Sina Wiebo has scaled back its plan to censor gay images and cartoons following a backlash from millions of users. On Friday the twitter-like Chinese social media site announced it would be deleting content and accounts that featured gay content. The site said that it would be deleting posts which contained […]

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Quincy Jones claims a Hollywood icon had a string of male lovers

Quincy Jones claims a Hollywood icon had a string of male lovers

Producer Quincy Jones has given a revealing interview to Vulture where he shares his frank opinions about a wide range of well known people he’s come into contact with him over his long career. In the interview Jones, who produced Michael Jackson’s Off The Wall, Thriller and Bad albums describes the late singer as one of the greediest […]

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David Leyonhjelm worried about marriage debate descending into litigation

David Leyonhjelm worried about marriage debate descending into litigation

Liberal Democrat member Senator David Leyonhjelm is worried that following the change to the marriage laws gay activists will target conservative businesses and drag them through court. While proponents of ‘traditional marriage’ will target new businesses trying to exclusively cater the the LGBTI market. Writing in Fairfax Media the federal representative said he was disappointed […]

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Calls for Labor to oppose anti-LGBTI discrimination exemptions

Calls for Labor to oppose anti-LGBTI discrimination exemptions

Equality advocates have repeated their calls for the Labor party to adopt a policy of scrapping existing legal exemptions that allow LGBTI people to be sacked or refused service by faith-based schools, hospitals and charities. The call comes after Deputy Labor leader, Tanya Plibersek (pictured), defended such exemptions saying “we’re not proposing to change any […]

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‘Roseanne’ reboot will feature grandson who just likes wearing dresses

‘Roseanne’ reboot will feature grandson who just likes wearing dresses

When much loved TV show Roseanne returns to TV screens this year it will feature a new character. The Conner’s grandson Mark, played by Ames McNamara, will be a 9-year old sometimes likes to wear girl’s clothes. Early media reports suggested that the character would be gay or transgender but Sara Gilbert, who plays Darlene, says Mark will […]

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Singaporean court rejects man’s bid to adopt son he fathered by surrogate

Singaporean court rejects man’s bid to adopt son he fathered by surrogate

A Singaporean court has rejected a man’s bid to adopt a child he fathered via a surrogate. The man paid US$200,000 to a US based surrogate to father a child. He provided sperm and the child was created via artificial insemination, but despite being the child’s biological father the court has refused to formally recognise […]

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Rainbow Rights WA back calls for review of state’s anti-discrimination laws

Rainbow Rights WA back calls for review of state’s anti-discrimination laws

Political advocacy group Rainbow Rights WA have joined other LGBTI+ rights groups in calling on the state government to review Western Australia’s anti-discrimination laws. Currently the state has clauses which allow religious bodies, including schools, to fire staff if they believe that the staff member is homosexual. The laws apply to all employees of institutions […]

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