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Hannah Gadsby has discussed her late-in-life autism diagnosis, and recalled the “painful” dismissals she received after sharing it with the world. The Tasmanian-born stand-up comedian became a global star with her subversive 2018 Netflix special Nanette. Now Gadsby is opening up about her life in her first book Ten Steps to Nanette, out next week. …

Elliot Page Memoir Pageboy

Pageboy has been announced as the title of the upcoming memoir by Elliot Page. The Associated Press has announced that the book is due for release in 2023. This will be the latest in a string of projects for the star. Elliot Page is ready to expose “the cesspool that Hollywood can be” Since coming …

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The real-life sport of quidditch will change its name to distance itself from Harry Potter author JK Rowling’s “anti-trans positions.” In 2005, the sport made the jump from Rowling’s book series to real life. University students in the US adapted the game for real-life sports fields. Athletes in around 40 countries now play quidditch, including …

robin dc comics queer

Batman fans have celebrated DC Comics’ canonical confirmation that Tim Drake, also known as the Caped Crusader’s sidekick Robin, is queer. The sixth issue of the monthly comic series Batman: Urban Legends was published on Tuesday (August 10). In it, the character is shown having a “lightbulb moment” while reconnecting with old friend Bernard Dowd. …

Sandra Pankhurst the trauma cleaner

Sandra Pankhurst, the subject of Sarah Krasnostein’s book The Trauma Cleaner, has died in Melbourne. Aged in her late 60s, Sandra suffered from a pulmonary condition before her death. Sarah Krasnostein’s award-winning biography bought Sandra Pankhurst’s amazing story to the public in 2018. Sandra described herself as a transgender woman “adopted into an abusive family, forced …

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With the onset of winter there’s nothing quite like settling in with a good book on a cold night. Each week we’ll be bringing you our top three recommendations of what to read to keep you entertained. From the latest and greatest to some of our old favourites there’s a little bit of everything to …

christian hull memoir book leave me alone

Chances are if you opened Facebook in the last three years you experienced the screeching ball of profanity, blonde wigs and sexual innuendo that is Christian Hull. Now Hull has told his story in memoir Leave Me Alone, a no holds barred account of his life and also his rise to fame. Almost overnight, the …

shannon molloy fourteen queensland memoir

People often dub Australia the “Lucky Country”. However for many LGBTIQ youth, growing up around Australia can simply be the luck of the draw and even a fight to survive as they discover who they are in difficult circumstances. Life in many ways can often feel far from lucky for them, as Shannon Molloy recounts. …

khanh ong masterchef cookbook gay a gay guy's guide

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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Close to a third of Australian same-sex parents struggle to find books for their children that represent rainbow families like theirs, according to new research. Deakin School of Communication and Creative Arts researchers Dr Helen Young, Dr Paul Venzo and Lara Hedberg have surveyed LGBTQI+ parents, guardians and care-givers on their experiences with LGBTIQ-inclusive childrens …

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