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Russell Morris Gets Back to His Roots

Russell Morris Gets Back to His Roots

Russell Morris has had a decades-spanning musical career that has made him a legendary Australian songwriter and voice of Western Australia’s tourism campaign. Morris exploded back onto the scene last year with his album ‘Sharkmouth’. OUTinPerth’s Graeme Watson had a chat with the iconic songster about his latest offering ‘Van Diemen’s Land’. Have you got […]

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Here’s Some News

Here’s Some News

News moves fast. I was in the office on ANZAC Day and a breaking news story caught my eye. There were reports that a plane had been hi-jacked in Bali. This news was fresh; it was only seconds old. Within minutes the reports of a hijacked plane spread, more news outlets picked up on the […]

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No Selfie Control

No Selfie Control

It seems the latest internet trend is taking a photo of yourself just after you’ve had sex and posting to social media with the tag #aftersexselfie. At first I feel compelled to ask, “When did we start sharing to this level?” But as I stop and think for a moment, it dawns on me that […]

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Why is it a Shock?

Why is it a Shock?

I’m not a regular reader of Woman’s Day or New Idea, but this week both magazine’s caught my eye. On their cover both magazine’s had the same story, rumours that Bruce Jenner, the father in the ‘Keeping Up With the Kardashians’ reality TV show is possibly undergoing a gender reassignment procedure. I’ve only ever seen […]

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Creating Lists of Cool

Creating Lists of Cool

At the start of each year Lake Superior State University in Michigan publishes a list of words that it declares ‘overused’ in society and the media. The 2014 list includes words like selfie, twerk, twittersphere, fan base and hashtag. Dwelling on the list we thought it might be fun if we had a list of […]

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Will Radicals Set Back the Marriage Equality Movement?

OPINION A gradual take over the Equal Love organisation by members of socialist groups is threatening to set back Australia’s long walk towards marriage equality. With increasingly more aggressive arguments being put forward and less people attending each rally, there is a danger that the organisers will eventually be standing alone. I attended my first […]

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Rainbow Nation

Rainbow Nation

Next month Pridefest will be upon us, a bold renewal for our local community and a time for us to show that despite the many different groups, subcultures, and factions within our community, we’re able to set aside our differences and come together. In doing so, we show society that by embracing diversity and difference, […]

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Editor’s Thoughts: Growing Frustrations

Editor’s Thoughts: Growing Frustrations

At last month’s Equal Love rally in Perth there was a notable growing feeling of frustration and anger amongst the crowd. While the protest march drew a smaller crowd than previous outings, the vibe was distinctly different. During the March the protestors stopped on William Street and sat down, bringing the city’s traffic to a […]

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Why Jason Collins is Important

Why Jason Collins is Important

In this month’s edition of Sports Illustrated Magazine American pro-basketball player Jason Collins has announced that he is gay. In doing so Collins became the first professional American athelete, playing a team sport, to ever declare that they are same sex attracted. Upon first hearing the news you might wonder why this is such a […]

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Can We Have a Games Night?

Can We Have a Games Night?

Last month as soon as the March edition of OUTinPerth hit the streets my partner and I headed to the airport for an overseas holiday which began with a ten day stay in New York City. One afternoon, upon exiting my favourite NYC music store Other Music, we saw a giant billboard on the back […]

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