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Tony Briffa to deliver the 2018 Isabelle Lake Memorial Lecture

Tony Briffa to deliver the 2018 Isabelle Lake Memorial Lecture

Tony Briffa, one of the most prominent intersex Australians will deliver the 2018 Isabelle Lake Memorial Lecture on May 17th The lecture will take place at the University of Western Australia’s Ross Lecture Theatre on International Day Against Homophobia, Biphobia and Transphobia. The annual lecture is named after transgender rights advocate Isabelle Lake who passed […]

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International Women’s Day seek ‘Hall of Fame’ suggestions

International Women’s Day seek ‘Hall of Fame’ suggestions

International Women’s Day as a global event began in 1997, and ever since March 8th has marked the achievements of women around the globe. While the United Nation’s locked the date in place in the late ’70s, the origins of International Women’s Day can be traced back to the work Clara Zetkin in 1910. Zetkin, […]

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2015: The year in review – March

2015: The year in review – March

March 2015 Soulful chanteuse Neneh Cherry performed for the first time in Australia, and Rufus Wainwright slew audiences at the Perth Concert Hall. ‘The L Word’ star Sandra Bernhard brought her one woman show ‘Sandyland’ to the Regal Theatre. SBS2 and SBS On Demand ran a week of LGBTIQ themed movies to celebrate the Sydney Gay & […]

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OUTinPerth’s most read stories of 2015

OUTinPerth’s most read stories of 2015

As 2015 comes to an end, we here at OUTinPerth are taking stock of all that has passed these last few months. Here, we break down our top 20 most read stories from this past year as we sail towards 2016.   20. Isabelle Lake inducted to WA Women’s Hall of Fame Isabelle Lake was posthumously […]

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Isabelle Lake Inducted to WA’s Women’s Hall of Fame

Isabelle Lake Inducted to WA’s Women’s Hall of Fame

Isabelle Lake has been honoured with an induction into the WA’s Women’s Hall of Fame. International Women’s Day is celebrated on Sunday and twelve amazing women have been added to the Hall of Fame. Isabelle, who passed away in 2012, continues to be an inspiration to many people in the LGBTIQ community in Western Australia. […]

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Freedom Centre Launches Isabelle Lake Memorial Fund

Freedom Centre Launches Isabelle Lake Memorial Fund

Last night marked the launch of the Isabelle Lake Memorial Fund, an initiative to provide financial assistance to young trans* people in Western Australia. The evening was also a celebration of the life of the late Isabelle Electra Lake, who was a passionate LGBTI community advocate who passed away from leukaemia on the 28th of […]

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Freedom Centre to Launch Trans Youth Fund

Freedom Centre to Launch Trans Youth Fund

The Freedom Centre are launching the Isabelle Lake Memorial Fund in memory of the late Isabelle Electra Lake (pictured above), a passionate LGBTI activist who passed away from leukaemia in 2012. The Fund will provide opportunity for young trans* people to apply for the funds to go towards activities, services and goods that advance the […]

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Isabelle Lake Commemorated

Isabelle Lake Commemorated

A lecture on sex and gender diversity in Australia will be taking place at the Fox Theatre on March 24, in honour of trans* leukaemia victim Isabelle Lake. Rachael Wallbank will be talking at The Inaugural Isabelle Lake Memorial Lecture, and will be commemorating the life and achievements of Lake. Lake was a passionate and […]

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Vale Isabelle

Vale Isabelle

WA’s LGBTI community lost a passionate and committed young activist last month with the death of Isabelle Lake. Belle had been battling with leukaemia and passed away on February 28, aged 21. Isabelle Lake was highly regarded for her volunteering efforts with several LGBTI community organisations including the Freedom Centre, WA Gender Project and Slutwalk […]

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