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Youth Pride Network launching in Perth

Youth Pride Network launching in Perth

Do you have a passion for getting loud about issues that are important to you? A new advocacy group called the Youth Pride Network is launching in Perth to give LGBTQIA+ young people the opportunity to come together to shape a better Western Australia. The network, auspiced by the Youth Affairs Council of Western Australia […]

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National Youth Week: Queer in the Year 2017

In my first grade class, my teacher asks us what we want to be when we grow up. I say ‘A BOY!’ and everybody laughs. I don’t say those words again for a decade. Growing up, I never hear the word transgender, only tomboy. With my ripped jeans and flat chest, I wear ‘tomboy’ like […]

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The West’s cartoonist makes transgender bathroom joke

The West’s cartoonist makes transgender bathroom joke

The West Australian has printed a political cartoon poking fun at the transgender community and bathroom use. The image, created by long-serving cartoonist Alston, depicts a man telling a woman she is politically incorrect for using a urinal. The woman responds that “it’s LGBTI sanctioned and culturally inclusive… besides, I’m a man!” This is not […]

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So Loquacious: Transgender rights advocate Kai Schweizer

So Loquacious: Transgender rights advocate Kai Schweizer

Our guest on the latest episode of the So Loquacious podcast is transgender rights advocate Kai Schweizer. Kai joins Graeme Watson and Leigh to discuss the latest local and international news and events including two recent examples of where the media has not respected transgender people’s names. Plus we take a look at a major […]

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OUTspoken: Local queer talent at Perth Poetry Festival

OUTspoken is returning for a second edition for this year’s Perth Poetry Festival, celebrating incredible local queer talent. Ten authors will be reading at the event, including PFF 2016 feature poets Alex Biddle and Jakob Boyd (pictured), Ben Marchant, Luka Buchanan, Kai Schweizer, Jesse Oliver and MC Scott-Patrick Mitchell. All are welcome to try their […]

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Save Safe Schools supporters speak out at Perth rally

Parents, teachers and students joined politicians today to call for the reinstatement of the Safe Schools program. The rally in Perth’s Murray Street mall attracted hundreds of supporters, while a counter protest from the Reclaim Australia movement played out nearby. Police stood between the two groups keeping the peace. Joey Cookman McAuley was the first […]

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