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Pride WA announce review of Fairday celebrations

Pride WA announce review of Fairday celebrations

Pride WA have released a statement on the future of Fairday following a community forum in September to discuss future timing and cost structure of the event to ensure sustainability. At the community meeting Pride WA revealed that the 2016 event had run at a substantial loss of around $20,000. The committee’s representatives told the […]

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Perth’s Pride Parade recreated in Lego!

Lego enthusiasts will converge on the gym at Belmont college next week for Bricktober – the annual gathering of those who painstakingly build massive Lego creations. Among the displays at this year’s event will be a brilliant recreation of the Perth Pride parade. The streets of Northbridge, the Dykes on Bikes, the Bears, the calls for […]

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Pride WA announce #lovewins theme for 2016 festival

Pride WA have announced that the theme to the 2016 PrideFEST and parade will be ‘#lovewins’. Following on from their very successful 25th anniversary celebration the organisation has chosen the theme for a number of reasons. in announcing the theme the organisation notes that the foundations of the LGBTIQ community was built on the concept […]

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Where’s the best spot to watch the Pride Parade?

Where’s the best spot to watch the Pride Parade?

Every year the Pride Parade brings people from every aspect of the Perth community into Northbridge to celebrate the LGBTI community. Celebrating their 25th anniversary this year, the Parade is guaranteed to bring thousands to the streets in a sea of colour, celebration and happiness. Getting a good spot for the parade each year is […]

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PrideWA launch massive 2015 program

PrideWA launch massive 2015 program

PrideWA have just released their program for PrideFEST 2015: Silver City and it’s fit to burst with events, entertainment, music and more to help you celebrate 25 years of Pride in Western Australia. The festival kicks off on Friday November 6th with Happy Pride with a showcase of performers giving you a sneak peek of […]

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PrideFEST event applications close this week

PrideFEST event applications close this week

Applications to host events or perform at this year’s PrideFEST are coming to a close this Friday, so this is your last chance to get involved in WA’s biggest LGBTIQ Pride celebrations. Event applications are open to artists, performers and community groups who are interested in staging an event during the 17-day, city-wide festival. 2015’s […]

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Venice Mayor bans Pride Parades

Venice Mayor bans Pride Parades

The mayor of Venice has declared that Pride parades will be banned from the Italian city while he is in power. “There will never be a Gay Pride in my city,” Venice mayor Luigi Brugnaro told a local newspaper. “Let them go and do it in Milan, or in front of their own homes.” The regions […]

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PrideWA PARADE submissions now open

PrideWA PARADE submissions now open

Submissions are now open for the 2015 Pride Parade, celebrating Pride WA’s 25th year of celebrating LGBTIQ culture in Western Australia. The trademark event of Perth’s PrideFEST is the glorious PARADE. The 2015 PARADE will round off 16 days of Pride celebrations including arts, entertainment and community events. Pride WA President Andrew Barker is excited […]

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Malaysia: PM Razak says ‘no need’ for Pride parade

Malaysia: PM Razak says ‘no need’ for Pride parade

Prime Minister Najib Razak has declared there is ‘no need’ to host a gay Pride parade in Malaysia, amidst international moves towards ending LGBTIQ discrimination. The PM has said the festival may disrupt the ‘moderate’ nature of Malaysia’s Islamic beliefs, suggesting a Pride celebration would be incompatible. “Islam does not promote violence and teaches us […]

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PrideFEST 2015 Dates Announced!

PrideFEST 2015 Dates Announced!

Pride WA has today announced its key dates for 2015 PrideFEST! This year’s PrideFEST is set to be bigger than ever as the organisation celebrates its 25th year. Pride WA President Michelle Rigg expressed her enthusiasm: “This is an important milestone to celebrate, and we plan to make PrideFEST even bigger and better than before.   […]

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