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Cazwell is back at the ‘Ice-cream Truck’ for a second helping

Cazwell is back at the ‘Ice-cream Truck’ for a second helping

Cazwell is marking the 10th anniversary of his tune Ice-cream Truck by releasing a new version of the tune. The new video features a lot of the models who were in the original clip, but the musician has decided to focus on improving representation of trans men by including them in the clip. Artist and trans […]

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Pauline Hanson calls for young transgender children to be removed from parents

Pauline Hanson calls for young transgender children to be removed from parents

One Nation leader Pauline Hanson says parents of young children who believe their child might be transgender should have their children taken off them. Senator Hanson appeared on the online political discussion program Pellowe Talk to chat about the Queensland government’s recent passing of a bill that outlawed gay conversion therapy. Senator Hanson said she would never […]

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Advocates say conversion therapy bill sets worrying precedent

Advocates say conversion therapy bill sets worrying precedent

  LGBTIQ advocates have slammed the legislation banning conversion practice that was passed last week by the Queensland Government last week, saying it will be “utterly ineffective.” The Palaszczuk Government had promised to ban the cruel and unscientific practice of trying to convert LGBTIQ people. However, under pressure from anti-LGBTIQ groups, it only outlawed such […]

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Over half a million has been raised for LGBTI homelessness in Perth

Over half a million has been raised for LGBTI homelessness in Perth

Perth Inner City Youth Services (PICYS) have announced their fundraiser to raise funds for LGBTIQ homelessness has dramatically exceeded expectations and raised over $205,000 after Woodside Energy threw their support behind the program, and the state government added another $300,000. The campaign to raise funds for PICYS was organised by former Pride WA President, journalist […]

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Jackie Weaver takes over a drag bar in new film ‘Stage Mother’

Australian acting legend Jacki Weaver is heading to a gay bar in her new film Stage Mother. When conservative, Texas church-choir director Maybelline (Weaver) inherits her recently deceased son’s drag club, she surprises her closed-minded husband and everyone else she knows by moving alone to San Francisco to save the club from bankruptcy. In this […]

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Nickelodeon say SpongeBob SquarePants is in the LGBTIQ+ community

Nickelodeon say SpongeBob SquarePants is in the LGBTIQ+ community

Nickelodeon have shown their support for Pride month in the USA by highlighting performers and characters on their channel who are part of the LGBTIQ community. On Twitter they highlighted Avatar Korra from The Legend of Korra and performer Michael D. Cohen from Henry Danger, and the world’s most famous sponge, SpongeBob. Korra is bisexual, […]

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WA Health considering changing wait times for blood donations

WA Health considering changing wait times for blood donations

Western Australian Health Minister Roger Cook has confirmed to OUTinPerth that he has asked the WA Health Department to review the waiting times for gay and bisexual men to donate blood. “The McGowan Government pursues excellence in care across all treatment disciplines, and for all members of the community. I have asked the Department of […]

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Rejection of transgender health inquiry welcomed by practitioners

Rejection of transgender health inquiry welcomed by practitioners

Health practitioners working in the field of transgender health have welcomed the response from the Royal Australasian College of Physicians (RACP) that says there is no call for an inquiry into the treatment of transgender people. Last year Health Minister Greg Hunt was lobbied by a collection of anti-transgender groups who claimed that the practices […]

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Tasmanian residents report questionable phone poll

Tasmanian residents report questionable phone poll

A telephone survey about gender in schools has been condemned by LGBTI rights advocates as biased push-polling that politicises the lives of young Australians. Hobart residents have recorded robotic polling messages that ask whether parents should have the right to withdraw their children from classes about gender and whether the issue will influence how survey […]

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Sydney celebrates ‘What Matters’ at the 2020 Mardi Gras

The Sydney Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras Parade took place last night, bringing together an estimated 300,000 spectators who lined the streets, balconies and rooftops of Oxford Street to cheer on the 12,600 marchers taking part in the world’s biggest celebration of the LGBTQI community. The parade began with a traditional Aboriginal smoking ceremony and […]

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