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Remembering Matthew Shepard: 17 years on

Remembering Matthew Shepard: 17 years on

Today marks the 17th anniversary of the death of Matthew Shepard, a young gay man who was murdered in his home town of Laramie, Wyoming. The gruesome nature of Shepard’s case garnered international attention and raised awareness of hate crimes against the LGBT community, spurring action to fight for legal protections for queer and gender […]

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Two Men Attacked in Northbridge

Two Men Attacked in Northbridge

Two male members of the GLBT community were assaulted in Northbridge last month in an unprovoked attack. The two men, who wish to remain annonymous, were walking down the street together on the evening of Friday March 14 when they were suddenly attacked by two passers by on the corner of Newcastle Street and William […]

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Matthew Shepard Doco Seeks Funds

Matthew Shepard Doco Seeks Funds

Filmmaker Michele Josue is seeking funds through a Kickstarter campaign to help complete and distribute a film about her friend Matthew Shepard. Fifteen years ago in October 1998 Shepard was murdered in a violent crime because of his sexuality. His death lead to the creation of the play ‘The Laramie Project’ and the introduction of […]

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Matthew Shepard Did Not Die In Vain

Matthew Shepard Did Not Die In Vain

Opinion OUTinPerth’s Nadine Walker reflects on the death of Matthew Shepard In all its diversities, sexuality to me constitutes one of the core foundations of the human race. Our ability to love one another regardless of gender is something to be celebrated and embraced. Love is something that should be shared regardless of gender, race, […]

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Thailand: Lesbian Killings Ignored

March 27: The International Gay and Lesbian Human Rights Commission (IGLHRC) released a statement accusing the Thai government of failing to uphold international law on human rights over hate crimes committed against lesbians and gender variant women. The IGLHRC has urged the Thai Government to order an immediate investigation into the rape and killing of […]

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