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Surrogacy debate adjourns with legislation sent to committee

Surrogacy debate adjourns with legislation sent to committee

The epic speech from Liberal MP Nick Goiran has come to an end, or at least a pause, as the Surrogacy Bill is sent to the legislation committee for further scrutiny. After speaking against the surrogacy bill for over 20 hours, the member for South Metro proposed the bill be referred to the Legislative Council’s […]

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Nick Gorian delivers epic filibuster speech on surrogacy

Nick Gorian delivers epic filibuster speech on surrogacy

The debate over the surrogacy bill in the Legislative Council seems to have become stuck in a groove as Liberal MLC Nick Goiran delivers an epic filibuster speech on the bill. Debate on the bill began last week with Goiran kicking things off as the Liberals lead speaker. After an adjournment he picked up his […]

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Nick Goiran calls for “psychological intervention” for gender dysphoria

Nick Goiran calls for “psychological intervention” for gender dysphoria

Liberal MP Nick Goiran has shared his thoughts on how transgender people should tackle gender dysphoria. Goiran used a parliamentary debate to say he’d like to see transgender people being treated via “psychological intervention” rather than opting for physical changes to their bodies. The MP also highlighted the case of a murder is New South […]

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Liberal MP Nick Goiran has some questions about Drag Story Time

Liberal MP Nick Goiran has some questions about Drag Story Time

Nick Goiran, the WA Liberal Shadow Minister for Child Protection, had some questions about Donna Kebab and Perri Oxide’s recent drag storytime event in Maylands. In parliament Goiran fired off a string of questions at the government about the recent event at Rabble Books and Games which he described as drag queens reading queer books […]

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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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WA Will Consider Same Sex Marriage Legislation

WA Will Consider Same Sex Marriage Legislation

The President of WA’s Legislative Council, Mr Barry House has declared that the WA Parliament will consider legislation for same sex marriage that was introduced by The Green’s MLC Lynn MacLaren late last year. Ms MacLaren introduced the legislation on the last day of parliament sitting last year, but later in the day the conservative […]

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Marriage Equality, Is a Real Discussion Beginning?

Marriage Equality, Is a Real Discussion Beginning?

OPINION Earlier this week students from Perth’s Universities gathered outside St Mary’s Cathedral to protest against National Marriage Day. Inside the church heterosexual couples gathered to renew their wedding vows, attend a mass and discuss the meaning of marriage. The program here in Western Australia was much more sedate than the Australian Family Association’s events […]

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Marriage Equality Advocates Call on Premier to Take Action

Marriage Equality advocates are calling on Western Australian Premier Colin Barnett to take a harder line with outspoken Southern Metropolitan MLC Nick Goiran following his speech linking same sex marriage to incestuous relationships. Yesterday when asked by reporters about Mr Goiran’s comments the Premier refused to be drawn on whether or not he felt they […]

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Nick Goiran Says Same Sex Marriage Will Lead to Incestuous Relationships

Nick Goiran Says Same Sex Marriage Will Lead to Incestuous Relationships

The Premier, Colin Barnett, has labeled a speech made by one of his own team as “inappropriate” and “irrelevant” to the discussion of marriage equality. On Tuesday Nick Goiran, Liberal MLC for Southern Metropolitan told the Western Australian Parliament that marriage should be strictly kept to being between a man and a woman, if same […]

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Liberal MPs Wants LGBT Retirees to Go Elsewhere

Liberal MPs Wants LGBT Retirees to Go Elsewhere

Senator Louise Pratt has spoken out against three State Liberal MPs – who have made a submission to retain religious exemption in the Anti-Discrimination Act – this would allow the discrimination of LGBT people in Aged Care. Member for Mount Lawley, Michael Sutherland; Member for Southern River, Peter Abetz; and Member for the South Metropolitan […]

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