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Join Pride WA on these amazing events and workshops for an enjoyable and soul-searching experience! Empower yourself with our community-driven programmes, celebrations and many more. Find out what else we are up to! 


The Board of PrideWA after an extensive recruitment process and rigorous panel interview process, is pleased to announce the appointment of Dr Lauren Butterly (she/her) as the new CEO of PrideWA.


Dr Butterly’s appointment as CEO marks an exciting chapter in PrideWA’s history, and the organization looks forward to her leadership and the positive impact it will have on the LGBTQIA+ community in Western Australia. Dr Butterly is a highly respected and ethical leader with a strong background in law, LGBTQIA+ sport, and advocacy for social justice.


Prior to joining PrideWA, Dr Butterly enjoyed a successful career in law, serving as both a practicing lawyer and legal academic. With positions at prestigious law organizations and universities in Perth, Canberra, and Sydney, she specialized in environmental law and the protection of First Nations’ cultural heritage. Dr Butterly’s exceptional academic achievements were recognized with the top national academic award for a legal PhD.

MAY 17

Join us and our friends @graiorg for IDAHOBIT day at Pride Piazza for the Screening of Queen of IrelandRory O’Neill (born 16 November 1968), also known by his stage names Panti, Panti Bliss and Pandora Panti Bliss, is a drag queen and gay rights activist from Ballinrobe, County Mayo, Ireland.He once said in an interview he knew he was ‘different’ from the age of twelve, “I wouldn’t be able to put my finger on it, because I didn’t even know what a gay was.”Today as @pantibliss, Rory O’Neill is considered to be Ireland’s foremost drag queen and from 1996 to 2012 was the hostess of the annual Alternative Miss Ireland pageant as well as hosting the annual Dublin Pride every year. In 2007, Panti opened the self-titled “Pantibar” in Dublin, later taking over the nearby Pennylane cocktail bar in 2020.


Celebrate Lesbian Visibility Day with PrideWA and support women in the LGBTQIA+ community! 🌈 “Love is love, and our visibility is our power. We rise above adversity, break barriers, and inspire change. Together, we thrive and show the world that lesbians are valid, strong, and beautiful. #LesbianVisibilityDay #PrideWA #LGBTQIAPride” 🏳️‍🌈 Join us in honouring the resilience, love, and diversity of the lesbian community. Let’s continue to uplift and empower each other on this special day and beyond! 💪🌈🌻


The Rainbow Migrants project runs a Lived Experience Co-design session with LGBTIQA+ migrants, including:international studentsrefugees, asylum-seekers, and stateless peopleskilled, working, partner and family visa holderssecond generationDate: Monday, 24 April 2023Time: 2-5 pmVenue: The University of Western Australia: EZONE UWA Student Hub – Industry HubStill some spots available… book through linktree link