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Carlotta's Farewell Tour

Carlotta’s Farewell Tour: final shows of the Living Legend

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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Australian LGBTIQ history timeline: the 20th century

The Australian LGBTIQ history timeline of the twentieth century begins with male homosexuality prosecuted as a criminal act in every jurisdiction of the newly federated Commonwealth. However, the last 30 years of the century saw every one of those laws consigned to history. While the law only explicitly criminalised male homosexuality, all members of the …

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LGBTIQ Australians recognised in 2020 Honours List

LGBTIQ activist Georgie Stone received a medal of the Order of Australia, along with her mother in this year’s 2020 Honours List. The mother-daughter team received their award for their work for transgender youth and their parents. Other honorees included Janine Middleton, Sarah Midgley, and Carlotta. Georgie Stone and Rebekah Robertson Georgie Stone became the …


Carlotta awarded AM in honours list

The 2020 Honours List announced tonight sees Carlotta awarded a Member of the Order of Australia. Carlotta received her award for services to the entertainment business and the LGBTIQ community. QNews spoke with Carlotta last week. The legendary showgirl began her career as an original cast member of the famous Kings Cross Les Girls in …

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Carlotta slams Dame Edna after ‘mutilated man’ insult

Comedian Barry Humphries, the man behind Dame Edna, is an Australian icon but his agreement with Germaine Greer on transgenders put many offside including Carlotta. Many didn’t see the funny side when he recently described Caitlyn Jenner as a “mutilated man”. Legendary Australian transgender entertainer Carlotta has joined the chorus of criticism, labelling Humphries “a …