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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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Project offers free disability inclusion training for LGBTQIA+ groups

Project offers free disability inclusion training for LGBTQIA+ groups

LGBTQIA+ support organisation Living Proud WA’s Queer & Accessible project are offering a free program of disability access and inclusion training for our communities. Queer & Accessible representatives say the intention of the program is to upskill our community to be more accessible and welcoming for people with disability. The program has been acquired from […]

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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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PHOTOS: Pride Parade 2021 @ Gloucester Park

Photography by Sophie Minissale  

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What’s on: Parties galore celebrating PrideFEST this weekend

What’s on: Parties galore celebrating PrideFEST this weekend

There’s no shortage of celebrations marking the grand finale of PrideFEST this weekend, with a plethora of parties following this Saturday’s parade. If you’re looking to continue the festivities throughout the weekend, you’ve got options for tonight, Saturday and Sunday! Check out what’s on below. OFFICIAL AFTER PARTY Pride WA’s official after party is bigger […]

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Pride bandana stolen from the Big Blue sculpture

Pride bandana stolen from the Big Blue sculpture

The City of Vincent had been showing their support for Pride by adding a pride rainbow bandana to one of the area’s most iconic sculptures, but the giant bandana has been stolen. The Big Blue is a striking sculpture of a head that is situated in Beatty Park where it is seen by thousands of […]

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The Laugh Resort is hosting a special PrideFEST comedy night

The Laugh Resort is hosting a special PrideFEST comedy night

The Laugh Resort are hosting an all inclusive gender diverse comedy night with a whole bunch of queer comedians taking to the stage. On the bill is 2021 Raw Comedy WA winner Aves Robins, who has been described as a stand-up whose “masterfully deadpan set was a side-splitting feat of rogue and subversive absurdity.” Plus […]

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