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Pride WA take to the world stage to celebrate Global Pride

Pride WA take to the world stage to celebrate Global Pride

LGBTIQ+ communities from around the globe are coming together this weekend to celebrate Global Pride with a massive online event. Global Pride was launched by a coalition of over 1,500 international Pride organisations and networks, and this year’s marathon 24-hour celebrations are shaping up to be something spectacular. Hosted by Todrick Hall, the event features […]

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Pride WA announce virtual dance parties, committee changes and future plans

Pride WA announce virtual dance parties, committee changes and future plans

Pride WA have delivered an update today, outlining some of their plans for 2020 and bidding farewell to two members of the committee. In an email to members, Pride WA Secretary Curtis Ward has addressed the ongoing COVID-19 situation, and how that may effect this year’s events calendar. “We are in no doubt that PrideFEST […]

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Rave Relief Pride party raises a whopping $19,000 for charity

Rave Relief Pride party raises a whopping $19,000 for charity

The Rave Relief Pride night celebration put on by party collective Homopolitan has raised a whopping $19,000 for charity. The party held at new Northbridge venue Rechabite saw all the DJs and artists donate their time for free to raise money for homeless support group AYLA and indigenous LGBT support organisation Black Rainbow. As the […]

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30 years ago the debate about homosexuality was in full swing

30 years ago the debate about homosexuality was in full swing

Today thousands of people will march through the street of Northbridge celebrating the LGBTIQ+ community, it’s the thirtieth anniversary of the protests that lead to the formation of Pride WA. The group was founded three decades ago following the historic removal of the laws that criminalised sodomy in Western Australia, essentially seen as a ban […]

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TransFolk of WA share thanks as community offers space in Pride parade

TransFolk of WA share thanks as community offers space in Pride parade

TransFolk of WA have shared their thanks to local community members who have offered up space in this year’s Pride Parade. The donations of wristbands come after many learned this week that Pride WA would be restricting numbers during this year’s march, citing health and safety concerns. Alyce Schotte, TransFolk of WA Chair, sent out […]

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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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