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Rainbow Warfare – the latest edition of OUTinPerth

Following the comical comments from Senator Eric Abetz that the rainbow was the symbol of a “hostile nation”, and his more serious suggestion that wherever the flag is flown in government buildings there should be an accompanying display from The Marriage Alliance… In response to the Australian Christian Lobby who are demanding that rainbow flags […]

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WA Police will march in uniform for the first time at Pride 2016

WA Police will march in uniform for the first time at Pride 2016

WA Police will march in uniform at the Pride Parade on Saturday night. It’s the first time Western Australian officers have been given permission to wear their uniforms in the parade. Officer from the WA Police force have taken part in the parade in previous years, but until now have had to appear in plain […]

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Rally for Marriage Equality in Perth on Saturday

Rally for Marriage Equality in Perth on Saturday

Equal Love WA is holding a rally for marriage equality in central Perth on Saturday October 15th. The rally which is scheduled to take place in the Murray Street Mall at 1pm on Saturday afternoon will call on the government to allow allow a free vote on the issue and schedule a vote on the […]

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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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March Film Reviews

March Film Reviews

That Sugar Film (PG) Directed by Damon Gameau Damon Gameau first stopped eating sugar to impress his girlfriend. Now married, with a child on the way, he started eating sugar again to document its effect on the body. The interesting and scary part of his undertaking is that for 60 days he consumed 40 teaspoons […]

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March for Suicide Prevention on February 1st

March for Suicide Prevention on February 1st

At Stirling Gardens on Sunday February 1st, a march is being held to promote awareness of suicide prevention and mental health issues. OUTinPerth spoke to the event organiser Marishka Muran about what prompted her to set up the event. Having lost two sons to suicide, the issue is very close to Muran’s heart. She was […]

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Perth Marches For Equality at PrideFEST

Perth Marches For Equality at PrideFEST

Today, activists, members of the LGBTI community and allies marched to oppose Australia’s ban on same sex marriage. The rally also featured an emphasis on queer rights in general, both in Australia and overseas. Equal Love WA member and Curtin Student Guild Humanities Faculty representative Clare Francis chaired the rally, introducing the speakers and making […]

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Ellen is Coming Down Under!

Ellen is Coming Down Under!

Four hundred guests on Ellen DeGeneres’ chat show as well as a huge amount of Australian fans are rejoicing after an announcement that the gay host is coming down under for the first time this March. Married to Australian born actress Portia de Rossi, the comedian claims she has always wanted to make it over, DeGeneres will […]

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