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Gritty Australian film Streamline is set for its world premiere this September and it features some big names. Ian Thorpe serves as one of the executive producers of the film, which stars a string of familiar faces from Home & Away to Hollywood.  Streamline set for success With months til its release date the film …

Prima Facie Queensland Theatre

Prima Facie delivers a captivating one woman show at Queensland Theatre that is not to be missed, writes John Taggart. Why is learning lines is hard? It’s because our memories are not linear. Could you recall the events of your last work day in perfect chronological order? Maybe you could. But on what side of …

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Drag Race mania has hit tipping point in 2020 and Manila Luzon is continuing to soar as she prepares to host a new show. Currently there are Drag Race spin offs in the UK, Holland, Spain, Thailand, Australia, Canada and we’re at tipping point. With too many seasons of the current format to count, ex …

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Britney Spears’ lawyer has launched a critical legal bid to remove her father from her “abusive” conservatorship and replace him with an independent accountant. Last month the singer shocked the world when she spoke out about the controversial legal arrangement, which she claims is exploitative and abusive. A court placed Britney under the conservatorship, controlling …

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New documentary Hating Peter Tatchell, chronicling the titular LGBTIQ+ activist’s 54 years of fearless human rights campaigning, is debuting in Australia next month. The film, executive produced by Elton John and David Furnish, looks at both the motivations and consequences of Peter’s provocative campaigning. Born in Melbourne, Peter Tatchell (above) jumped into politics with campaigns …

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Network Ten journalist Eammon Ashton-Atkinson is recovering after suffering from COVID-19 and two “scary” strokes in a “tough month”. The Aussie, US-based correspondent discovered he had contracted the virus after returning from a work stint in Nigeria. Eammon then spent 14 days in isolation and said he suffered a sore neck from constantly coughing. For …

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Casey Donovan has opened up about her girlfriend Renee Sharples as the couple get set to celebrate one year together soon. The entertainer said she connected with Renee, a paramedicine lecturer, on dating app Bumble during isolation in Victoria’s long lockdown last year. During lockdown, the couple said they spent hours on the phone, and …

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Tony Tranter and Jasper Manfield are Bay FM 100.3’s Radio Husbands. Every Sunday night and one Monday a month they glitter bomb the airwaves with content designed to both entertain and stimulate. Bay FM 100.3 is a community radio station servicing Brisbane Bayside and Redland City. The Radio Husbands comprise Tony, a pop-culture enthusiast and …

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New Sunshine Coast pride event the Out ‘n’ Proud festival has been postponed for a second time due to Australia’s COVID-19 outbreaks. The brand new rainbow pride festival was originally scheduled for June 19 at Caloundra’s Kings Beach. It was previously postponed to August 21. However Victoria, Sydney and South Australia are currently in lockdown. …

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Hamish Macdonald will return to Channel Ten’s The Project after stepping down as host of ABC’s Q+A. On Monday, the ABC announced he was leaving the broadcaster after 18 months hosting the panel program. He’ll return to Channel Ten’s The Project. Social media abuse was a “key factor” in Macdonald’s decision to leave the ABC …

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Just months after the season 2 finale of Drag Race UK the official Twitter account has dropped their first teaser for the upcoming season 3. Despite rumours that the season had already wrapped production earlier this year the sneak peek has taken viewers by surprise. Traditionally Drag Race seasons are aired annually, with the US …

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Earlier this week Australian Survivor made its season six debut featuring non-binary contestant Phil, a world first for the franchise. Originating in the US Survivor has this year entered it’s 20th season and features various international versions, including the very popular Australian Survivor. During its time the program has had its fair share of headlines, …

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Bisexual Married At First Sight groom Liam Cooper has spoken about struggles he’s faced with his sexuality, including his TV wife’s concern he might “crave d**k” during their relationship. Liam is one of several bisexual Aussies appearing on SBS’ Insight program tonight. The 29-year-old Queenslander opens up about his appearance on the Channel Nine reality …

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Eurovision superstar Conchita Wurst has reminded us she’s “still waiting” for the call to host a German version of RuPaul’s Drag Race. The bearded Austrian drag queen won the Eurovision Song Contest in 2014 with her power ballad “Rise like a Phoenix”. Conchita recently revealed her love of RuPaul’s Drag Race in a new op-ed. …

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Conservative British commentator Katie Hopkins will be deported after bragging about flouting COVID safety rules in hotel quarantine in Sydney got her sacked from Channel Seven’s Big Brother. The network flew Hopkins and Caitlyn Jenner into Australia this week to appear on their reality program Big Brother VIP. But on Sunday she was dumped from …

Big Brother VIP

Retired Olympic athlete and reality television personality Caitlyn Jenner flew into Sydney this week. Despite her current campaign for Governor of California, Jenner will take part in filming for Channel 7’s Big Brother VIP. Jenner arrived to a NSW capital locked down until at least 30 July. In her campaign for governor, Jenner has been …

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The ABC is looking for gay men to take part in the next season of its long-running series You Can’t Ask That. The eye-opening show allows Australians from a marginalised or misunderstood group or communities to answer anonymous questions – some ignorant, some well-meaning, some both – from the public. So far, more than 10,000 …

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A sneak peak of the new Cinderella film has dropped providing the first look at a stunning Billy Porter as the Fairy Godmother.  It was first revealed in late 2019 that Billy Porter would be taking on the iconic role for the upcoming remake. Fans have been eagerly awaiting their first glimpse of the film, …

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Television drama Pose has made history as star MJ Rodriguez secures leading Emmy nomination for her role. It’s been three years since Ryan Murphys queer television drama Pose sashayed onto Australian Television screens. This year the show ended after its third season. But has proven it is a program that will not go quietly as …

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Netflix has released a trailer for documentary Pray Away, featuring former leaders of the gay “conversion therapy” movement who have now denounced the movement they started. In the 1970s, five men struggling with being gay in their Evangelical church started a bible study to help each other leave the “homosexual lifestyle.” After receiving thousands of …

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South Sudanese-Australian supermodel Aweng Chuol has revealed the devastating toll of vicious homophobic abuse she received after marrying her wife. Aweng was born in a refugee camp in Kenya after her family fled a civil war. She moved to Australia at age seven. When Aweng was a teenager, a model scout discovered her while she …

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Arts company All The Queens Men has invited our Brisbane elders to the fabulous and free LGBTIQ+ Elders Dance Club this weekend. Bec Reid and Tristan Meecham are founders of All the Queens Men. They began the LGBTIQ+ Elders Dance Club in Melbourne in 2016. In 2018, they staged the inaugural Coming Back Out Ball …

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