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Well-known Perth drag queen Scarlet Adams has offered a brutal response to Perth Lord Mayor Basil Zempilas’ comments about transgender people. Zempilas, who was only elected this month, is also breakfast host at radio station 6PR. On Wednesday he made the insensitive comments about gender and transgender people on air. Zempilas subsequently apologised after widespread …

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James Randi, the magician and debunker of mind-reading and faith-healing charlatans, died yesterday aged 92. Randi took centre-place in one of the most iconic moments on Australian television when late-night TV host Don Lane stormed out of an interview. As he stomped off the set the ‘lanky yank’ uttered a phrase then considered too shocking …

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Hugh Sheridan has revealed that he has been in relationships with both men and women. The Packed to the Rafters star penned a candid first-person essay on his sexuality for News Corp’s Stellar magazine. In it, Sheridan revealed he was in a relationship with a man after moving from Adelaide to Sydney to attend the …

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Kristen Stewart says she’s now “relishing” her status as a queer public figure after struggling with being “hounded” about her sexuality. The actress is appearing in upcoming lesbian Christmas rom-com Happiest Season (pictured above right), due for release in November. In the movie, Abby (Stewart) is planning to propose to girlfriend Harper (Mackenzie Davis) while …

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Anthony Callea has recalled receiving a death threat before he competed in Australian Idol‘s grand finale in 2004. The 37-year-old recalled the incident on new podcast The Idol Archives with former Idol judge Mark Holden. “It was hand-delivered to the house. It was essentially, ‘If Anthony won the grand final he would be killed,’” the …

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Actor Luke Evans and his partner Rafa Olarra have shared photos of their Byron Bay holiday. The 41-year-old Welsh actor posted snaps and videos to Instagram of himself and Olarra on horseback at Koonyum Range in northern New South Wales. “Amazing day riding through forests and picnic at a lookout over Byron bay,” Evans wrote …

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Harry Potter actor Robbie Coltrane has defended JK Rowling in her ongoing trans rights stoush, suggesting the author’s critics are “waiting to be offended”. JK Rowling has faced backlash all year for comments to her 14 million followers on gender identity and trans people’s access to identification and healthcare. Now Harry Potter star Coltrane, who …

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Kevin Spacey is facing a new lawsuit for sexual assault and battery by actor Anthony Rapp and a second, unnamed person when both accusers were aged 14 in the 1980s. The New York lawsuit refers to the same allegations Rapp first made to Buzzfeed in October 2017. After Rapp’s interview, the disgraced Spacey was sacked …

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The stars of RuPaul’s Drag Race are in mourning after the death of drag performer Chi Chi DeVayne at age 34. The Louisiana-born performer, whose name off stage was Zavion Davenport, is best known for her stints on Drag Race season eight and All Stars season three. Last month, Chi Chi revealed on social media …

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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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