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On This Gay Day: Victorian Police raided the Tasty Nightclub

Victorian Police raid Tasty, resulting in a $10 million lawsuit On the 7th of August 1994, dozens of police officers entered the Tasty club night in Melbourne, then detained and strip searched, and in some cases cavity searched, 463 people over seven hours. Tasty was a regular club night that was known as a popular […]

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Jackie Weaver takes over a drag bar in new film ‘Stage Mother’

Australian acting legend Jacki Weaver is heading to a gay bar in her new film Stage Mother. When conservative, Texas church-choir director Maybelline (Weaver) inherits her recently deceased son’s drag club, she surprises her closed-minded husband and everyone else she knows by moving alone to San Francisco to save the club from bankruptcy. In this […]

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Lizzo teams up with the Queer Eye cast for an animated video

Lizzo teams up with the Queer Eye cast for an animated video

Lizzo has teamed up with the Queer Eye cast for a lyric video to accompany her track Soulmate. The boys didn’t need to take any time out of their schedule though, it’s all completely animated. The track features on Lizzo’s 2019 album Cuz I Love You. The track embodies Lizzo’s message of self love and […]

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MasterChef: Reece says Reynold should be forgiven for past comments

MasterChef: Reece says Reynold should be forgiven for past comments

MasterChef’s Reece Hignell has shown his support for fellow contestant Reynold Poernomo, saying people need to forgive Reynold for his past homophobic comments. Fans were shocked when it was revealed that Reynold had made a series of homophobic comments in the past describing LGBTI people as “freaks” who should be sent to a deserted island.  […]

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Nickelodeon say SpongeBob SquarePants is in the LGBTIQ+ community

Nickelodeon say SpongeBob SquarePants is in the LGBTIQ+ community

Nickelodeon have shown their support for Pride month in the USA by highlighting performers and characters on their channel who are part of the LGBTIQ community. On Twitter they highlighted Avatar Korra from The Legend of Korra and performer Michael D. Cohen from Henry Danger, and the world’s most famous sponge, SpongeBob. Korra is bisexual, […]

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Justice Smith calls for more queer and trans inclusion in Black Lives Matter

Justice Smith calls for more queer and trans inclusion in Black Lives Matter

Actor Justice Smith has shared that he is queer and in a relationship with fellow actor Nicholas Ashe, while highlighting the need for queer and transgender voices to be included in the Black lives Matter movement. Smith, who has starred in Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom, Detective Pikachu and All The Bright Places, shared the news about […]

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WA Health considering changing wait times for blood donations

WA Health considering changing wait times for blood donations

Western Australian Health Minister Roger Cook has confirmed to OUTinPerth that he has asked the WA Health Department to review the waiting times for gay and bisexual men to donate blood. “The McGowan Government pursues excellence in care across all treatment disciplines, and for all members of the community. I have asked the Department of […]

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Study shows gay & bisexual men eager to donate blood if allowed

Study shows gay & bisexual men eager to donate blood if allowed

Advocates have highlighted the results of a new study which shows many gay & bisexual men (GBM) who are seeking to give blood choose not to, rather than abstaining from sexual contact for 12 months. The study, funded by the Australian Research Council and published in Transfusion peer-reviewed journal, concluded that there is a “high level of […]

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Former US politician Aaron Schock comes out as gay

Former US congressman Aaron Schock has shared that he is gay. The Republican politician served in the US congress from 2009 to 2018. During his time in Congress, the representative from Illinois voted against gay rights and allowing protections for LGBTIQ+ people. He now says he regrets those choices. Schock revealed his sexuality in a […]

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Sydney celebrates ‘What Matters’ at the 2020 Mardi Gras

The Sydney Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras Parade took place last night, bringing together an estimated 300,000 spectators who lined the streets, balconies and rooftops of Oxford Street to cheer on the 12,600 marchers taking part in the world’s biggest celebration of the LGBTQI community. The parade began with a traditional Aboriginal smoking ceremony and […]

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