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josh cavallo adelaide united gay soccer star Homophobic Melbourne Victory Football Australia

Josh Cavallo has called out homophobic abuse he received from soccer spectators while he played for Adelaide United against Melbourne Victory on Saturday night. The Adelaide A-League player came out as gay in October. He’s currently the only out gay player in a top-tier men’s soccer league in the world. During the Saturday night match …

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Throughout Australian history, people outside the standard heterosexual norm frequently fled regional areas for large coastal cities in search of anonymity, increased tolerance and ready sex. But what of those who didn’t? Take Edward Plummer, assaulted during a night out on Easter Sunday 1923, and a man who lived his entire life in the family …

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An Adelaide man jailed for knocking another man out, robbing him and leaving him unconscious in an alleyway told police the victim made a gay advance on him, a court heard. Adam Thomas Warren pleaded guilty to a charge of aggravated robbery over the incident in the Adelaide CBD on Boxing Day last December. Adelaide …

matthew scott bristow adelaide south australia murder

An Adelaide man accused of fatally stabbing another man has since complained to a relative the victim acted “gay” towards him, a court has heard. In February 2020, Matthew Scott Bristow (pictured) staggered a short distance after being stabbed before he collapsed and died in a suburban street. A pedestrian found the man’s body on …

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A South Australian LGBTIQ group has issued a brutally candid response to a vandal who defaced Adelaide’s Rainbow Walk installation. The long rainbow-painted footpath is located in Adelaide’s Light Square. Created in 2016, it forms a timeline of significant dates for the state’s LGBTIQ community. However late last week, Adelaide Councillor Keiran Snape shared a …

alan cumming adelaide cabaret festival

Not only is Alan Cumming not acting his age, but he’s also returning to the Adelaide Cabaret Festival this June as Artistic Director. The Tony Award-winning Hollywood actor and cabaret king promises to turn the spotlight on Australia’s best, brightest, and boldest performers. The festival features more than 180 artists in 105 performances over 12 …

Lindsay Kemble

Billed as Adelaide’s ‘gay deceiver’, Lindsay Kemble enjoyed a decades-long stage career as a female impersonator after the publicity from a 1915 arrest for unlawfully disguising himself as a woman. Two constables testified against Lindsay in the Adelaide Police Court. Each detailed the interest they took in a young woman they noticed “out late at …

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Lord Mayor Adrian Schrinner presented Keys to the City of Brisbane to the AFLW Lions following their recent premiership win. The Keys to the City is the highest honour in the gift of local government authorities. Images: Tina Eastley Brisbane’s AFLW Lions team defeated the Adelaide Crows to claim the season premiership the previous Saturday. …

alan cumming adelaide cabaret festival 2021

Actor and cabaret star Alan Cumming says his curated program for the 2021 Adelaide Cabaret Festival is a “cabaret love letter” to Australia. After last year’s online offerings, the long-running event is returning to Adelaide Festival Centre live in June. More than 180 artists are putting on 105 performances over 12 days and nights from …

Carlotta's Farewell Tour

Australian Living Legend Carlotta retires this September. But as the title of her show says — she’s not dead yet, darlings. Following her amazing career, Australia’s leading showgirl is finally hanging up her boas but there’s still time to catch Carlotta’s Farewell Tour beginning in Adelaide this weekend. And she’s going out with a bang, …

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