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WA Police will march in uniform for the first time at Pride 2016

WA Police will march in uniform for the first time at Pride 2016

WA Police will march in uniform at the Pride Parade on Saturday night. It’s the first time Western Australian officers have been given permission to wear their uniforms in the parade. Officer from the WA Police force have taken part in the parade in previous years, but until now have had to appear in plain […]

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Jim Obergefell in Perth for Pride!

Jim Obergefell in Perth for Pride!

Jim Obergefell, the lead plaintiff in the US Supreme Court case that brought marriage equality to the USA, will be a special guest at this year’s Pride celebrations in Perth. Curtin University, in partnership with Affirm Press, Pride WA, KPMG and Herbert Smith Freehills are presenting an afternoon with Jim Obergefell as part of the […]

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Isle of Man will introduce gay pardon law

Isle of Man will introduce gay pardon law

The Isle of Man has announced it will be moving forward with plans to pardon historical convictions for gay offences. The former Home Affairs Minister, Juan Waterson, has indicated he’s pushing for the pardon’s to be included in a new sexual offences act that will be open for public consultation before the end of the […]

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Queensland MP restates his opposition to gay relationships

On Thursday night the Queensland parliament passed a new law that equalised the age of consent for anal intercourse. Previously the age of consent for men was higher that the age of consent for sexual relations between men and women. Queensland is the last state in Australia to bring in equal age of consent. The […]

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Pride WA announce #lovewins theme for 2016 festival

Pride WA have announced that the theme to the 2016 PrideFEST and parade will be ‘#lovewins’. Following on from their very successful 25th anniversary celebration the organisation has chosen the theme for a number of reasons. in announcing the theme the organisation notes that the foundations of the LGBTIQ community was built on the concept […]

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Tired Lion revisit classic ’90s TV shows in new video

Tired Lion revisit classic ’90s TV shows in new video

Local band Tired Lion look like they had a lot of fun shooting the video for the new track ‘Not My Friends’. The band have recreated scenes from some of the most loved ’90s TV shows including the opening titles to the iconic series ‘Friends’ In the clip all four members of the grunge band […]

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Living Proud board seeks skilled volunteers

Living Proud board seeks skilled volunteers

Have you got some skills in corporate governance, finance, research and sourcing funding? The Living Proud board is seeking motivated enthusiastic volunteers who have experience in governance, funding and sponsorship, finance and corporate environments, research, mental health, health, community or the not-for-profit sector and program evaluation. The not-for profit organisation, that used to be known […]

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Hiatus Kaiyote return for Perth International Jazz Festival

Hiatus Kaiyote return for Perth International Jazz Festival

Following sold out shows last August, Haitus Kaiyote – the self proclaimed providers of multi-dimensional poly-rhythmic gangster shit – will return for the Perth International Jazz Festival. The seven member future soul collective is just one of the many talented bands and performers on the bill for jazz festival which runs from June 3-5. Watch […]

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Shorten unable to say when Bullock will step down

Bill Shorten can’t say when Senator Joe Bullock will formally resign Labor leader highlights candidates for forthcoming election Newspoll shows opposition ahead of the government Labor leader Bill Shorten faced the media this morning but was unable to say when Western Australian senator Joe Bullock will formally step down. Mr Shorten said he was confident […]

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Federal Senate calls on WA government to drop anti-protest laws

Federal Senate calls on WA government to drop anti-protest laws

The federal senate has backed a motion calling for the WA government to abandon it’s proposed anti-protest laws. The¬†Criminal Code Amendment (Prevention of Lawful Activity Bill) is designed to stop protesters locking themselves to equipment and property and is targeted at environmental activists, but concern has been raised over the vague wording of the bill […]

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