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Trans advocates seek info on discrimination in homelessness support

Trans advocates seek info on discrimination in homelessness support

Local trans and gender diverse advocates are seeking participants for a survey which identifies discrimination in the homelessness sector due to religious exemptions. Perth’s Kai Schweizer is circulating a survey to gather information to determine what steps need to be taken to improve housing support for trans and gender diverse people in need. If you […]

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The Tommyhawks release new tune ‘Safe House’

The Tommyhawks release new tune ‘Safe House’

Local band The Tommyhawks have released a video for their new tune ‘Safe House’. The video was directed by Arlo Dean Cook and features a story line relating to homelessness. Homlessness Week runs from August 1-6 and aims to draw attention to the large numbers of Australian who are homeless. Around one in two hundred […]

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Perth Homeless Support Group is making a difference

Over the last two-and-a-half years, Perth Homeless Support Group (PHSG) have been offering comfort and compassion to the homeless of our capital city and its surrounds. Founded by partners and owners of Hair Boss salon Ron Reid and Michael Edwards, the community powered group have just received their first van from Ruah Community Services – […]

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‘Check It’: Steve Buscemi documentary focuses on homeless LGBT gang

‘Check It’: Steve Buscemi documentary focuses on homeless LGBT gang

♦ Actor Steve Buscemi premieres documentary on homeless LGBT gang at Tribeca Cult icon Steve Buscemi has premiered a new production at Tribeca Film Festival that focuses on the lives of a group of homeless LGBT youth in Washington DC. ‘Check It’ is a documentary film that follows a gang of black transgender and gay youth known […]

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Miley Cyrus Helps the LGBT Homeless

Miley Cyrus Helps the LGBT Homeless

Everyone’s favourite pixie-cropped Disney alumnus Miley Cyrus has officially launched an organisation aiming to combat LGBT youth homelessness. The Happy Hippy Foundation, which was officially launched on Tuesday, “provides homeless youth, LGBT youth and other vulnerable youth populations with consistent support services, education and employment opportunities”, according to its website. The website also states that in […]

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Cyndi Lauper Opens Homeless Shelter for LGBT Youth

Cyndi Lauper Opens Homeless Shelter for LGBT Youth

A supportive housing complex will be coming to Jerome Avenue in the Bronx, New York with the support of singer Cyndi Lauper. The True Colors Fund will be establishing a housing facility for 30 LGBT young adults with a history of homelessness. The fund was co-founded by Lauper, and named after one of her most […]

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Conrad Liveris Experiences Being Homeless

Conrad Liveris Experiences Being Homeless

While other people might head off to Bali for a week or go camping down south Conrad Liveris chose something very different to do last week. “I decided to live on the streets for a week and experience what it is to be homeless in Perth. It’s pretty rough to put it bluntly,” said Liveris […]

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