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Bisexual+ Community Perth on why visibility is still so important

Bisexual+ Community Perth on why visibility is still so important

In 2017, Bisexual+ Community Perth marched for the first time in the Pride Parade with approximately 40 people – bi, pan and multi-gender attracted individuals, all letting their bi flag fly. This year, in the biggest-ever Pride Parade to take Perth’s streets by storm, close to 100 people marched with the bi banner and the […]

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Girl Guides ready to march in the Perth Pride Parade

Girl Guides ready to march in the Perth Pride Parade

Girl Guides members in Western Australia will march in this year’s Pride Parade. Girl Guides WA State Commissioner Linda Elezovich said the theme of this year’s PrideFEST is one that encapsulates the Guides philosophy. “The theme for the 2018 Parade is ‘Together,’ and that’s what Girl Guides is all about,” Elezovich said. “We work with […]

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Put your claws up for Trans Pride! The lobster is the new pride symbol

Put your claws up for Trans Pride! The lobster is the new pride symbol

The lobster emoji has been declared as the new symbol for transgender pride. The crustacean has been adopted by the queer community after the organisation that creates emoticons for the internet and mobile phones failed to create a trans pride flag emoji. Despite a huge amount of requests for the pink and blue transgender flag […]

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Shelton: Swedish army is ramming a political agenda down people’s throats

Shelton: Swedish army is ramming a political agenda down people’s throats

Update: 30-01-2018 1:00pm  Australian Conservatives senate candidate has admitted he mistook an Pride advertisement from the Swedish Army, and thought it was a campaign from the Australian army. “Someone sent me the image and I mistook it for the Australian Army. My bad. I can only hope the Australia Army doesn’t keep going down this […]

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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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London Pride asks why pride matters in 2018?

London Pride asks why pride matters in 2018?

London Pride celebrated pride over the weekend with huge crowds people turning out to watch the parade. There were so many requests to take part in the parade this year that organisers capped the number of people who could participate at 30,000 marchers. In the lead up to the event London Pride developed an advertising […]

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The Phillippines celebrate Pride in Quezon City

The Phillippines celebrate Pride in Quezon City

The largest city in the island nation of the Phillippines is celebrating Pride month with a new installation. Quezon City’s bustling Araneta Centre on the island of Luzon has painted a rainbow crosswalk to celebrate the country’s LGBTI+ community. The region is following the lead of Cebu Island’s Mandaue City, who painted the Phillippines first […]

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Lyle Shelton: Sodastream’s pride bottles celebrate “forced motherlessness”

Lyle Shelton: Sodastream’s pride bottles celebrate “forced motherlessness”

It’s Pride month in the USA, 49 years ago today the Stonewall Riots fueled a push for recognition of gay and lesbian rights. Pride month is celebrated across the USA and in many parts of Europe and many companies show their support for LGBTIQ+ people and their families. In the USA homemade soft drink manufacturer […]

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Stonewall and Mardi Gras: Are they still relevant?

Stonewall and Mardi Gras: Are they still relevant?

As we come to the anniversary of the Stonewall riots nearly half a century ago on the 28th of June 1969, some may well wonder is it still relevant to commemorate these events so long ago? With this date looming (and my first attendance at an Australian gay wedding) in a few days’ time, (a change from it […]

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Tel Aviv celebrates Pride with a massive parade and parties

Tel Aviv celebrates Pride with a massive parade and parties

A quarter of a million people from around the world gathered in Tel Aviv yesterday to march in the largest ever pride parade in the Middle East. This year’s parade marked 20 years since the first pride parade in the city and it paid tribute to the pioneering activists who promoted LGBT rights and visibility […]

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