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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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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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Pride WA reveal new committee and PrideFEST dates

Pride WA reveal new committee and PrideFEST dates

A new committee has been elected at Pride WA and the team has quickly gotten to work organising the annual PrideFEST. Michael Della Maddalena, Leslie Fisher, Matthew Marino, Hugh O’Keffe, Anja Ravine and Andrew Skinner are the new faces on the committee. Pride WA is now led by Jeremy Wray who served as Vice President […]

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Record number of floats in Saturday’s Pride Parade

Record number of floats in Saturday’s Pride Parade

This year will be the biggest Pride Parade ever, with a record 84 floats joining the march through the streets of Northbridge. At Wednesday’s Parade participant meeting, Pride WA announced that the parade had never had over 70 floats before this year. The 2017 parade will take the celebrations along a new route, starting outside […]

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Freedom ’17: What freedoms can we celebrate this PrideFEST season?

Freedom ’17: What freedoms can we celebrate this PrideFEST season?

Freedom (ˈfriːdəm), noun The power or right to act, speak, or think as one wants. synonyms: right to, entitlement to; privilege, prerogative, due The state of not being imprisoned or enslaved. synonyms: liberty, liberation, release, emancipation, deliverance I have been mulling over the theme of this year’s PrideFEST and it got me to thinking. Often […]

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PrideFEST kicks off this weekend with opening party and Fairday

PrideFEST kicks off this weekend with opening party and Fairday

PrideFEST is almost upon us, with celebrations getting started this weekend with a launch party at Connections Nightclub. Get down to Connies from 6pm and get into the season with tunes from our girl Cinnamon, Casual Connection and Hello Sailor. BarbieQ and Ginava will be putting on a show with a little help from Melbourne’s […]

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