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Contribute to the Access Plan for PrideFEST

Contribute to the Access Plan for PrideFEST

Perth’s annual PrideFEST begins in November and Living Proud WA are inviting people to contribute to the festivals access plan. In recent years ensuring that the festival has equitable access for everybody has been a big focus for Pride WA and this year they continue to explore new ways to improve the services and facilities. […]

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Project offers free disability inclusion training for LGBTQIA+ groups

Project offers free disability inclusion training for LGBTQIA+ groups

LGBTQIA+ support organisation Living Proud WA’s Queer & Accessible project are offering a free program of disability access and inclusion training for our communities. Queer & Accessible representatives say the intention of the program is to upskill our community to be more accessible and welcoming for people with disability. The program has been acquired from […]

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Queer & Accessible project to hold post-PrideFEST consultations

Queer & Accessible project to hold post-PrideFEST consultations

Living Proud’s Queer & Accessible project are holding a new round of consultations, seeking community feedback on accessibility at last year’s PrideFEST celebrations. The Queer & Accessible project was launched ahead of Pride WA’s PrideFEST 2021, aiming to work with LGBTQIA+ spaces and event-runners to provide practical assistance, financial support and advice, as well as […]

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Living Proud seek LGBTQIA+ input ahead of Mental Health Act review

Living Proud seek LGBTQIA+ input ahead of Mental Health Act review

The WA Mental Health Commission are set to undertake a review of our state’s Mental Health Act, and local LGBTQIA+ organisations are seeking input from our communities. Living Proud WA, in partnership with TransFolk of WA, WAAC, GRAI, Youth Pride Network, Rainbow Futures WA and Pride WA, are hosting consultation sessions in the coming weeks. […]

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Living Proud WA announce Queer & Accessible project

Living Proud WA announce Queer & Accessible project

Living Proud WA have announced a new project, focusing on making LGBTQIA+ events, venues and spaces accessible for all. The Queer & Accessible project aims to work with LGBTQIA+ spaces and event-runners to provide practical assistance, financial support and advice, as well as promoting accessible events to LGBTQIA+ and disability communities with a focus on […]

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Musical theatre producers make huge donations to community groups

Musical theatre producers make huge donations to community groups

Western Australia has enjoyed a succession of brilliantly produced musicals in recent months with productions of We Will Rock You, The Boy From Oz and Priscilla, Queen of the Desert – The Musical drawing crowds to the Crown Theatre. On the closing night of Priscilla, the production companies behind the string of successful musicals announced they were making significant […]

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Rainbow Talks & PrideFEST Soiree launch Pride season this weekend

Rainbow Talks & PrideFEST Soiree launch Pride season this weekend

UPDATE: PrideFEST Soiree @ UWA has been postponed due to bad weather. Stay tuned for a new date. Pride WA’s 2020 PrideFEST celebrations are kicking off this weekend, with a selection of events at the University of Western Australia. Join WA’s LGBTQIA+ communities for a series of discussions all day long at the UWA Club […]

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Living Proud & WA AIDS Council team up for new youth counselling service

Living Proud & WA AIDS Council team up for new youth counselling service

Local LGBTIQ+ support organisations Living Proud and the WA AIDS Council (WAAC) have joined forces on a new LGBTIQA+ youth counselling service, available free of charge. Created in response to COVID-19, the two not-for-profit groups have created the service for young people between the ages of 14 and 26 who are seeking support with issues […]

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Roller Derby will have a special Pride exhibition game in January

Roller Derby will have a special Pride exhibition game in January

Roller Derby will present a special exhibition game to celebrate Pride in January 2020. Roller Derby was one of the sports to be included in the Pride Sports Festival, but sadly it was cancelled when organisers of the multi-sport celebration realised they did not have the capacity to stage the 2019 event. Now Roller Derby […]

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Lifeline WA hosts Pride panel to talk about LGBTQI+ crisis support

Lifeline WA hosts Pride panel to talk about LGBTQI+ crisis support

For the 50+ attendees at the Lifeline WA Pride Panel on Tuesday 6 November, there was a clear message presented by the 8 panelists from a range of LGBTQI+ organisations – In order to support LGBTQI+ people in crisis, there needs to be a greater understanding of the difficulties faced by LGBTQI+ people. LGBTQI+ people […]

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