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Contribute to the Access Plan for PrideFEST

Contribute to the Access Plan for PrideFEST

Perth’s annual PrideFEST begins in November and Living Proud WA are inviting people to contribute to the festivals access plan. In recent years ensuring that the festival has equitable access for everybody has been a big focus for Pride WA and this year they continue to explore new ways to improve the services and facilities. […]

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Michael Kirby will be the guest at the 2022 Pride Shine Luncheon

Michael Kirby will be the guest at the 2022 Pride Shine Luncheon

Michael Kirby will be the guest of honour at the Pride Shine Luncheon on Friday 4th November. Billed as a “once in a lifetime opportunity” to lunch with living treasure, the Hon Michael Kirby AC CMG, retired judge, jurist, academic and champion of human rights. Kirby was the first judge of any final national court […]

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Pride WA to take up residence in the Northbridge Piazza

Pride WA to take up residence in the Northbridge Piazza

The City of Perth has entered a new partnership with Pride WA, following the group’s successful bid to occupy Northbridge Piazza. The announcement comes as the City of Perth increases it’s funding to the annual festival, acknowledging it’s potential to attract international and interstate tourism and provide a positive financial growth to the city. City […]

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It’s time to ‘Shine’: Pride WA announces key dates and theme for 2022

Pride WA have announced that PrideFEST 2022 will run from 4th – 27th Nov 2022 and will have the theme of ‘Shine’. “We’ve weathered a couple of challenging years and finally stepping out of the pandemic as a community – hence the theme of this year’s PrideFEST is SHINE.” the organisation said on Tuesday. The […]

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Queer & Accessible project to hold post-PrideFEST consultations

Queer & Accessible project to hold post-PrideFEST consultations

Living Proud’s Queer & Accessible project are holding a new round of consultations, seeking community feedback on accessibility at last year’s PrideFEST celebrations. The Queer & Accessible project was launched ahead of Pride WA’s PrideFEST 2021, aiming to work with LGBTQIA+ spaces and event-runners to provide practical assistance, financial support and advice, as well as […]

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Pride WA have a great opportunity to learn First Aid

Pride WA have a great opportunity to learn First Aid

Pride WA have a great opportunity for people to learn essential First Aid skills. Acquiring essential First Aid skills is not just great for your self-esteem, you might save a life one day in the event of an emergency. Pride WA has joined forces with St John’s to offer a First Aid Essentials course on Saturday 7th May […]

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Living Proud seek LGBTQIA+ input ahead of Mental Health Act review

Living Proud seek LGBTQIA+ input ahead of Mental Health Act review

The WA Mental Health Commission are set to undertake a review of our state’s Mental Health Act, and local LGBTQIA+ organisations are seeking input from our communities. Living Proud WA, in partnership with TransFolk of WA, WAAC, GRAI, Youth Pride Network, Rainbow Futures WA and Pride WA, are hosting consultation sessions in the coming weeks. […]

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Pride WA says Eagles need to work at connecting with LGBTIQA+ people

Pride WA says Eagles need to work at connecting with LGBTIQA+ people

Pride WA have called on the West Coast Eagles to make a greater effort to forge real connection with Western Australia’s LGBTIQA+ communities as the club faces criticism for a half hearted involvement in the AFLW’s Pride round, and dismissive comments from the team’s coach. “Pride WA applauds the decision of the AFL to host […]

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PHOTOS: Pride Parade 2021 @ Gloucester Park

Photography by Sophie Minissale  

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Perth celebrates Pride with parade and multiple parties

Perth celebrates Pride with parade and multiple parties

Perth celebrated Pride last night with a parade presentation curtailed by Covid-19 concerns. A crowd of over 10,000 people gathered at Gloucester Park to watch the floats and marchers work their way round the track. Last year the parade which has traditionally wound its way through the streets of Northbridge was completely cancelled due to […]

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