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Senator Matt O’Sullivan says drag story time is “wildly inappropriate”

Senator Matt O’Sullivan says drag story time is “wildly inappropriate”

Western Australian Liberal Senator Matt O’Sullivan says a Drag Storytime event at the City of Perth library is “wildly inappropriate” and will lead to the sexualisation of young children. Senator O’Sullivan has written to the City of Perth requesting that the event featuring local drag artist Perri Oxide is cancelled. Senator O’Sullivan said his objection […]

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Pride WA officially launch PrideFEST 2019 at State Theatre Centre

Pride WA officially launch PrideFEST 2019 at State Theatre Centre

It’s Pride time! Pride WA have officially launched this year’s PrideFEST celebrations with an official event at the State Theatre Centre of Western Australia. The launch on October 22nd marked 30 years since the formation of Pride WA as an organisation. Professor Kingsley Dixon opened the proceedings on behalf of Lotterywest, followed by Pride WA […]

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Do you want to ride with the Dykes on Bikes in the Pride Parade?

Do you want to ride with the Dykes on Bikes in the Pride Parade?

The Dykes of Bikes are hoping to make a big mark on the opening of this year’s Pride Parade and have a record number of riders involved in the event. The group have been the traditional first entererant in the parade for decades and do an amazing job and starting the parade and getting the […]

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Entertainer and former Councillor Max Kay passes away

Entertainer and former Councillor Max Kay passes away

The Perth community is praising the work and civic contributions of local entertainer, and former City of Perth councillor, Max Kay, who passed away yesterday following a short illness. For many years through the 1970’s and 1980’s Kay entertained Perth families at his Civic Theatre Restaurant in Beaufort Street. Later he became a City of […]

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Pride WA respond to arrest of former board member Roscoe Holyoake

Pride WA respond to arrest of former board member Roscoe Holyoake

Pride WA have responded to the news that former board member Roscoe Holyoake has been arrested and charged with allegedly attempting to kidnap a child in the USA. The organisation acknowledged that Holyoake had been a member of their board, but had recently moved overseas to pursue his career as a DJ. “Roscoe was a […]

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Get along to Pride WA’s networking drinks tonight at The Classroom

Get along to Pride WA’s networking drinks tonight at The Classroom

Pride WA are hosting another round of networking drinks tonight at The Classroom in North Perth. The occasion is an opportunity to mingle with Perth’s LGBTIQ+ community, and stay up to date with what’s happening with Pride WA and other organisations around Perth ahead of the Pride festival towards the end of the year. Last […]

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Pride WA announce new committee for 2019

Pride WA announce new committee for 2019

Pride WA have announced their committee of management following their recent Annual General Meeting where two new committee members were elected. Ross Grayson-Bell and Paul McAllister join eight existing committee members who run the organisation behind the popular annual Pride festival. Long standing committee member Frances Burgess is the new President of Pride, while former […]

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Kick off PrideFEST with Fairday at Birdwood Square this Saturday

Kick off PrideFEST with Fairday at Birdwood Square this Saturday

PrideFEST is once again upon us, and Pride WA is kicking off the season with the much-beloved Fairday in Perth’s Birdwood Square. This year’s County Fair themed celebrations will be taking over the park all afternoon with entertainment, food & drink, music, community stalls and good times in the sunshine. Of course the fabulous Dog […]

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Pridefest 2018 launches theme of ‘Together’

Pridefest 2018 launches theme of ‘Together’

Pride WA have launched the 2018 PrideFEST outlining new events and changes to the annual festival. The 2018 festival will embrace the theme ‘Together’. Speaking at a VIP Launch function at the State Theatre Centre on Monday night, Pride WA President Jeremy Wray shared his excitement about the upcoming festival saying he was confidence it […]

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Together: Pride WA reveal 2018 PrideFEST theme

Pride WA have announced the theme of the 2018 celebrations, and are calling for applications for those who wish to host an event at this year’s festival. In 2018, ‘Together’ will be the over-arching message of the month-long celebrations, culminating in the fabulous annual parade on Saturday November 24th. Each year, the festival’s theme serves […]

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