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Study looks into sexual racism and its effects on the desirability of Asian men

Study looks into sexual racism and its effects on the desirability of Asian men

Researchers at Monash University are looking into sexual racism and its effects of the desirability of Asian men who have sex with men. The study is looking for Asian men to take part in an online questionnaire. The study is particularly interested in looking at how racial minority members’ dating choices are affected by the […]

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Exploring photography with community group Shutterpups

Exploring photography with community group Shutterpups

One of the newer community groups here in Perth is the Shutterpups, a photography group set up by Gary Davies. The group meet up regularly for photo walks where they pick a particular subject and go off to take pictures, they then share the images on their Facebook group. I joined Gary Davies for a […]

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US lawmaker blames gay and transgender people for mass shootings

US lawmaker blames gay and transgender people for mass shootings

In the wake of another two mass shootings in the USA, which saw 29 people killed and over 50 injured, a politician in Ohio has blamed gay marriage and transgender people as some of the causes. Candice Keller, who is in the state legislature, took to Facebook and listed a long line of people she […]

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Tap into local queer history with ‘The Lion Never Sleeps’

Tap into local queer history with ‘The Lion Never Sleeps’

A uniquely queer performance is coming town as party of the Blue Room’s Winter Nights program – taking audiences on a historical walk through Northbridge. The Lion Never Sleeps is described as a walking performance by creator Noemie Huttner-Koros, tracing the spaces and places where Perth’s queer community have danced and gathered. Noemie spoke to the team at […]

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Israel Folau speaks out against LGBTI+ people in Sunday sermon

Israel Folau speaks out against LGBTI+ people in Sunday sermon

Former rugby union star Israel Folau has reportedly again spoken out against the LGBTI+ community while delivering a sermon at a Sydney church. Speaking at The Truth of Jesus Christ Church in Kenthurst, Folau calls homosexuality a sin, and says the devil is the cause of transgender and gender diverse children in schools. “This is […]

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Mark Latham uses inaugural speech to attack ‘fluid sexuality’

Mark Latham uses inaugural speech to attack ‘fluid sexuality’

One Nation’s NSW leader Mark Latham has used his inaugural speech in the NSW parliament to attack gender and sexual fluidity, and voice support for embattled rugby player Israel Folau. Latham spoke of his appreciation of western society saying from the enlightenment to the industrial revolution there had been major advancements in health care and education, […]

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Callout for partnered PrEP users to assist in relationship study

Callout for partnered PrEP users to assist in relationship study

A research project covering relationships and HIV pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) is seeking participants who are willing to take part in an upcoming round of interviews in Perth. The Re:PrEP Study is seeking men who use PrEP and who have primary partners (boyfriend, partner or husband) to take part an in interview about their relationships and […]

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Amanda Stoker says Labor seek to destroy the family unit

Amanda Stoker says Labor seek to destroy the family unit

Liberal senator Amanda Stoker says the Labor party’s policies on gender and sexuality are part of a push to destroy the traditional family unit. Senator Stoker was appearing on the Sky News program Credlin which is hosted by Peta Credlin, who served as Chief of Staff to former Prime Minister Tony Abbott. Labor’s proposal includes reducing […]

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Australia’s LGBTIQ+ tourism industry on show in NYC

Australia’s LGBTIQ+ tourism industry on show in NYC

Australia will be promoted as a travel destination for LGBTIQ+ tourists when Gay & Lesbian Tourism Australia (GALTA) head to New York this week to promote the best the country has on offer. Some 700 delegates from some 50 countries have registered to attend the International Gay & Lesbian Tourism Assn (IGLTA) 36Th Annual Global […]

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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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