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Being Bisexual: Bi folks share experiences on tonight’s ‘Insight’ on SBS

Local LGBTQIA+ advocate, researcher and recent recipient of an Order of Australia honour, Misty Farquhar, is joining a panel of bisexual+ Australians on tonight’s episode of Insight on SBS. The investigative panel program is asking guests to share their experiences of being bisexual in 2021, and diving into what the issues that can arise when navigating […]

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Advocates praise Perth Theatre Trust for rejecting Australian Christian Lobby

Advocates praise Perth Theatre Trust for rejecting Australian Christian Lobby

Western Australian LGBTQIA+ advocates have announced their support for the Perth Theatre Trust (PTT) over their decision not to allow the Australian Christian Lobby (ACL) to make use of their venues. It was revealed this week that the PTT had denied the ACL’s attempt to book the Albany Entertainment Centre this August as part of […]

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Queen’s Birthday Honours acknowledge hard working Australians

Queen’s Birthday Honours acknowledge hard working Australians

Over a thousand Australians have been named in the Queen’s Birthday Honours, acknowledging their hard work in the chosen fields and contributions to the wider community. The list contains a mix of famous faces, alongside everyday Australians, and many local heroes. All together 1,190 people received awards, and the list includes the highest number of […]

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Bust the binary with ‘The Pronoun Lowdown’ author Nevo Zisin

Bust the binary with ‘The Pronoun Lowdown’ author Nevo Zisin

The team at Rabble Books & Games are celebrating the launch of binary-busting book The Pronoun Lowdown from author Nevo Zisin. Nevo Zisin is a Jewish, Queer, non-binary activist and author, whose been working to run gender inclusivity workshops in schools and workplaces in their local Jewish community. Following from the success of their memoir Finding Nevo, The Pronoun […]

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Rainbow Futures WA highlight government inaction ahead of election

Rainbow Futures WA highlight government inaction ahead of election

The state election is just weeks away, and local LGBTQIA+ advocates are working hard to make sure issues facing our community are on the agenda. Rainbow Futures WA recently put a survey to LGBTQIA+ identifying folks in our state, which identified a range of issues facing LGBTQIA+ communities that respondents felt needed urgent attention from […]

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Bi The Book: Definitions & bisexuality in 2020

Bi The Book: Definitions & bisexuality in 2020

Asked about her bisexuality, Duc Dau is unhesitating: “My heart is gay, but my vagina is less discriminatory.” It’s a quote from the bisexual writer Anna Pulley, and Duc often draws on a range of literature to illustrate her points – from Pulley to Sappho to Walt Whitman. Together with her Bi+ Community Perth group […]

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Bi+, Non-Binary & Belonging: Intersectionality in the LGBTI+ community

Bi+, Non-Binary & Belonging: Intersectionality in the LGBTI+ community

There is more crossover between the bisexual+ and the gender non-binary communities than you might expect. It also makes a certain sense: if gender is not important to your attractions, it’s less likely to be important to your identity. According to genderspectrum, non-binary is “An umbrella term for gender identities that are not exclusively either […]

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Help Bisexual+ Community Perth fight stigma and invisibility

Help Bisexual+ Community Perth fight stigma and invisibility

Levels of psychological distress for bi+ people are second only to the transgender community. Perth’s Bisexual+ Community is working to change that. Fighting stigma and bi-invisibility, coordinators of Bisexual+ Community Perth have plans for a Bi Visibility Day event and a memorable float in the Pride Parade. In turn, they need the help of the […]

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Catch Karen from Finance on RTRFM’s ‘All Things Queer’

Catch Karen from Finance on RTRFM’s ‘All Things Queer’

Don’t forget to spin your radio dial down to RTRFM 92.1 at 11am this morning to tune into local LGBTI focused program All Things Queer. On today’s show hosts Harriet Kenny and Misty Farquhar will be joined by Melbourne drag star Karen from Finance. Karen’s in town performing in the Fringe World show YUMMY. Also on today’s […]

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#BiWeek: This or that? Not for me, thanks

For a long time, I thought self-acceptance of my own bisexuality was enough. No one asked me for a label and I experienced very little overt discrimination. I toyed with the idea of telling my folks early on, but an older lesbian friend of mine advised against it. She knew that coming out to family […]

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