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Save Safe Schools: Protesters urge federal govt to fight bullying

Save Safe Schools: Protesters urge federal govt to fight bullying

Last Saturday, Perth’s Murray Street Mall was filled with supporters of the Safe Schools anti-bullying program – calling for its continuation across the nation. Though WA’s new Labor government have vowed to retain and fund the program once federal funding ends, the Save Safe Schools WA and supporters are urging the federal government and other […]

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Advocates commend WA councils for supporting marriage equality

Advocates commend WA councils for supporting marriage equality

LGBTIQ advocates have celebrated the cities of Bayswater and Fremantle for their motions to support marriage equality that were passed in council chambers this week. On Wednesday evening both councils moved to support marriage equality in Australia, with a 5 – 4 split in Bayswater and unanimous support in Fremantle. Australian Marriage Equality Director Jay Allen […]

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The Greens’ Lynn MacLaren loses seat as final votes counted

The Greens’ Lynn MacLaren loses seat as final votes counted

Two weeks after the state election, the final results are known with The Greens’ Lynn MacLaren losing her spot in the Legislative Council. The final line up for the South Metro region is three spots to the Labor party with Kate Doust, Sue Ellery and Pierre Yang. The Liberal’s Nick Goiran and Simon O’Brien have […]

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OUTinPerth LGBTIQ Election Forum: What did we learn?

OUTinPerth LGBTIQ Election Forum: What did we learn?

Ahead of the state election here in Western Australia, LGBTIQ voters had the opportunity to discuss local issues with representatives of Labor, the Liberals and the Greens at a forum hosted by OUTinPerth at The Court Hotel. Greens MLC Lynn MacLaren, Maylands MLA Lisa Baker of WA Labor and federal Liberal Senator Dean Smith took to […]

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More flyers opposing Safe Schools hit Perth mailboxes

More flyers opposing Safe Schools hit Perth mailboxes

Perth homes have been hit by multiple interest groups arguing against the Safe Schools coalition program in the final days before the state election. OUTinPerth readers have reported receiving flyers published by the Australian Christian Lobby and activist group All Kids Matter. Now a third flyer produced by the National President of the Democratic Labor […]

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Tens of thousands of Perth homes sent anti-LGBTI flyers ahead of election

Tens of thousands of Perth homes sent anti-LGBTI flyers ahead of election

Tens of thousands of Perth homes have been sent flyers campaigning against the Safe Schools Coalition anti-bullying program. The flyers claim that the program is delivered to young children, “encourages” boys and girls to use the each others bathroom and warns voters to think carefully before voting for any of the political parties that support […]

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LGBTIQ State Election Forum at The Court this Tuesday

Ahead of the WA state election on March 11, OUTinPerth and The Court Hotel are teaming up to give voters the opportunity to ask politicians about LGBTIQ issues that are important to them. Labor’s Lisa Baker MLA and Greens MLC Lynn MacLaren along with figures from other parties will be available to answer your questions […]

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One Nation’s Richard Eldridge apologies for offensive comments

One Nation’s Richard Eldridge has apologised for comments he made on a Twitter account prior to standing as a political candidate. Speaking to 6PR’s new drive time host Oliver Peterson, Eldridge said the tweets from the account named ‘Ned Kelly’ were usually sent while the ABC’s program Q&A was screening. He explained that the tweets were meant […]

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The Greens say there is no place for One Nation in WA Parliament

The Greens say there is no place for One Nation in WA Parliament

It seems like everyday there’s another story about a One Nation candidate expressing racist and homophobic views. In recent days OUTinPerth revealed Bateman candidate Michelle Meyers had concerns about a Nazi styled mind control program. The Australian reported on Ross Slater in Murray-Wellington‘s belief that marriage equality would lead to brothers and sisters wanting to […]

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Reactions to One Nation’s Michelle Meyers’ bizarre Facebook posts

People flood Michelle Meyers pages with rainbows People have responded to One Nation’s Michelle Meyers unearthed comments suggesting that the gay community utilises a covert Nazi-styled mind control program to foster support for marriage equality by flooding her social media pages with rainbow emojis. The personal and professional pages of Meyers were filled with images, […]

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