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Dozens of employees of The Ellen Show have accused senior producers of sexual misconduct and harassment, after Ellen DeGeneres earlier issued an apology to staff. Ellen hours earlier apologised in a letter over claims the show had a “toxic workplace culture” for employees. However Buzzfeed has published new allegations from 36 former staff members. Many …

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Ellen DeGeneres has written a letter apologising to staff on her talk show after complaints of a “toxic workplace culture”. Earlier this week, parent company WarnerMedia launched an investigation into The Ellen Show. It came after former staffers made allegations of a culture of fear, intimidation and even racism in the workplace. In the letter, …

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St Kilda Football Club and the Sydney Swans are celebrating the fifth annual AFL Pride Game, which is in Brisbane for the first time this weekend. Earlier this month, the AFL moved teams to Queensland to escape COVID-19. And on Saturday evening, St Kilda and the Swans will play Round 9 at the Gabba. It’s …

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The team behind Victoria’s glitzy Coming Back Out Ball now want to celebrate Queensland’s LGBTIQ elders at Brisbane Festival in September. The glittery gala for seniors, held in Melbourne in 2017, is a red carpet evening of live entertainment, dancing and pride. Now artist Tristan Meecham and his team are coming to Brisbane to meet …

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Australia’s own Hannah Gadsby has scored two more Emmy nominations, for her 2020 Netflix special Douglas. The nominees for the 72nd annual Emmy Awards were announced this morning. The Tasmanian-born comedian is up for both Outstanding Variety Special and Outstanding Writing for a Variety Special. Last year, Hannah Gadsby debuted her new show Douglas, named …

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Joel Creasey has called on the general public to show “some rainbow love” to the queer community, particularly struggling entertainers, during the COVID-19 pandemic. The comedian told his Facebook followers he’s “currently locked down in Melbourne and still in bed at 11am”. In a Facebook thread, Joel called on everyone to throw their support behind …

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Ellen DeGeneres’ long-running talk show is reportedly under investigation after allegations from former staffers of a “toxic” work environment. Variety reported the show has “has become the subject of an internal investigation” by parent company WarnerMedia after reports of workplace issues on the series. Executives reportedly notified staff last week they’d engaged an employee relations …

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MasterChef star Khanh Ong has released his first cookbook, mixing his favourite recipes with dating advice, anecdotes and life hacks. The Melbourne chef first appeared on the Channel 10 show in its tenth season, making it to third place. He returned to the competition for all-stars season MasterChef: Back To Win this year. Now after …

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Two gay cousins fall for the same man in new Aussie queer web series Ding Dong I’m Gay, streaming this month on YouTube. The series is based on Spencer’s 2018 shorts of the same name, that now have almost 3 million views. In the series, it’s six years since high-functioning neurotic Cameron came out and …

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Lismore LGBTIQ group The Tropical Fruits have sadly announced the cancellation of their 2020 New Years festival due to COVID-19. For over 30 years, the four-day festival has been a major drawcard on the LGBTIQ calendar, with large crowds travelling to Lismore in Northern New South Wales to ring in the new year. However sadly, …

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