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Colombia approves same-sex marriage

Colombia approves same-sex marriage

Colombia’s highest court have ruled that same-sex couples have a legal right to marry under the nation’s constitution. The ruling, which won 6-3, adds to a previous decision in 2011 to grant same-sex couples legal protection, but did not specify marriage rights. Colombia’s Congress were ordered to pass laws to reflect the 2011 ruling in 2013, […]

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Here’s Some News

Here’s Some News

News moves fast. I was in the office on ANZAC Day and a breaking news story caught my eye. There were reports that a plane had been hi-jacked in Bali. This news was fresh; it was only seconds old. Within minutes the reports of a hijacked plane spread, more news outlets picked up on the […]

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World News

World News

UGANDA New Anti-Gay Bill Proposed Homosexuality is punishable by prison sentences in Uganda, in some cases for life. Promoting homosexuality is also illegal in the country. A new bill has been proposed that would forbid foreign non-government organisations from promoting homosexuality. This would mean that organiSations that assist LGBTI people would be operating illegally. Critics […]

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Is Julia Gasper Britain’s Most Anti-Gay Politician?

Is Julia Gasper Britain’s Most Anti-Gay Politician?

British politician Julia Gasper, who is standing for election in the European Parliament representing the English Democrats has called for social networking phone app Grindr to be banned, claims that World AIDS Day celebrates the disease, argues that anti-retroviral drugs only keep people alive to continue spreading HIV infections and lists just about everyone as […]

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Head Scratch: The Things People Say

Head Scratch: The Things People Say

Sometimes people say things that just leave us scratching our heads in wonder. Here’s a round up of some of the latest bizarre comments. Listening to Adele can make you gay. Dr Christian Jessen, best known for his role on the TV series ‘Embarrassing Bodies’ has just finished a new documentary about gay cures titled […]

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The Catch Up

The Catch Up

Here’s the five most popular stories from the last week. 1. How to Avoid Being a Tool in a Gay Bar In this opinion piece Sophie Joske offers some advice for anyone heading out for a night in a gay club. 2. Matthew Mitcham is Extraordinary Olympic diving star Matthew Mitcham debuted his new cabaret […]

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The Catch Up

The Catch Up

Here’s the five most popular stories at OUTinPerth this week. Claire Elise Manchesi 1947 – 2013 Claire Manchesi, an outspoken advocate for the trans* community passed away due to complications from a stroke. Manchesi had been a leading figure at The Chameleon’s Society in recent years. Dr Who Stars Are Coming To Perth Two fan […]

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The Catch Up

The Catch Up

Been busy this week, not to worry, here’s the five most popular stories on OUTinPerth this week. Maintain Eye Contact Not surprisingly this funny (and hot) video was the most clicked on content of the week. Watch at home, because this one is definitely NSFW. GALSWA Celebrate 20 Years WA’s own Gay and Lesbian Singers […]

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The Catch Up

The Catch Up

Here’s the Top Five stories from this week at OUTinPerth. Kids React to Gay Engagement Videos It was one of the most talked about viral videos this week. Kids aged 6-13 were shown two same sex engagement videos and then asked about their thoughts on gay relationships. Their answers will astound you. Pride Celebrates in […]

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The Catch Up

The Catch Up

The five biggest stories on our website this week ranged from controversial comments by boxer Anthony Mundine through to the announcement  actress Isabella Rossellini would visit Perth. Mundine says no place for homosexuality in indigenous culture Boxer Anthony Mundine came out swinging in opposition to the first episode of the new season of the television […]

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