animal abuser joe exotic

As the world anxiously awaits the inauguration of US President-elect Joe Biden, a stretch limo sits outside a Fort Worth lawyer’s office. ‘Team Tiger’, the lawyers representing celebrity animal abuser Joe Exotic, say they booked the limo because they remain confident of a presidential pardon for the convicted felon. Joseph Allen Maldonado-Passage is currently an …

sphen and magic

Three things are certain in life — death, taxes and gay penguins stealing eggs. Sphen and Magic went viral in 2018 when the same-sex couple ‘adopted’ an egg. SEA LIFE Sydney Aquarium carers initially named the chick the pair hatched Lara. However, the public nicknamed her Sphengic after her two dads. In 2020, Sphen and …

Dr Albert W Noll

The author came across Dr Albert W Noll while researching the recent publication COON: more holes than swiss cheese. The young Boston dentist enjoyed notoriety for his appearances on the Boston stage during the 1890s. He usually performed in drag, either as a white woman or in blackface as a ‘mammy’ caricature. Born into Boston …

dr rachel levine

US President-elect Joe Biden last night announced the selection of Dr Rachel Levine as assistant Health Secretary. If all goes to plan, that will make Dr Levine the first openly transgender federal official confirmed by the US Senate. Governor Tom Wolff appointed Dr Levine to the position of Pennsylvania Health Secretary in 2017. A pediatrician, …

Bowled Over the dragumentary

Bowled Over the dragumentary, coming to SBS this month, follows three drag queens from Taboo at North Ipswich Bowls Club over the course of a year. A decade ago, the Taboo monthly drag show rescued the bowls club from its financial woes. Bowled Over tells the stories of three queens from Taboo, each at a …

Justin Thomas

The Ralph Lauren Corporation cancelled its sponsorship of Justin Thomas over his use of a homophobic slur. The former World Number One golfer called a golf ball a ‘fa__ot’ during a tournament in Hawaii. Television microphones picked up Justin Thomas muttering the slur after he missed a par putt. Thomas apologised for the slur during …

Bert Gerbrands

Bert Gerbrands, founding general manager of Turtle Cove Beach Resort, has died. After opening the resort in 1993, Bert retired to Thailand in 1999. However, he returned in 2009 when a Melbourne couple bought the resort with the aim of returning it to its glory days. Bert Gerbrands established himself in the Cairns hospitality industry …

Canadian-owned Saputo Dairy Australia today announced the company would replace the racist COON brand name. From June, the product will be rebranded as CHEER Cheese. The decision comes after decades of brand owners defending a racist slur. Various companies previously claimed the cheese took its name from brand ‘founder’, E W Coon. Destiny Rogers recently …

Trump Twitter Ban Lady MAGA

The recently imposed Trump Twitter ban prompted much wailing from his followers. As per standard procedure, the loudest and most entitled Americans claimed the mantle of victimhood. One Trumpkin after another took to social media to whine about the silencing of conservative voices. Among them, Lady MAGA, an anti-gay and anti-trans ex-Mormon drag queen from …

easter eggplant santa's yumnut love sausage

While Coles and Woolworths re-enact the annual post-Christmas bun fight to be the first out with hot cross doughy rolls, Britain’s Marks & Spencer lifted Easter treats into a whole new ballpark. Following their Valentine’s Day Love Sausage and Santa’s Yumnut at Christmas, the store just released an Easter Eggplant. Scroll down for images. Despite …

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