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Reporter whines Rebel Wilson outed herself before he could

A Sydney Morning Herald columnist complained yesterday that Rebel Wilson outed herself before he got the chance. Andrew Hornery seemingly implied that he made a mistake by allowing the movie star two days to comment. “It was an abundance of caution and respect that this media outlet emailed Rebel Wilson’s representatives on Thursday morning, giving …

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PFLAG launches new coming out video and resources for all Qld schools

Queensland Education Minister Grace Grace, along with Shelley Argent, PFLAG and True Relationships have launched the video Being Me along with LGBTQIA+ educational resources for schools This one is sure to stir up Lyle Shelton and his conservative friends. Shelley Argent announced the resources would be distributed to all Queensland High Schools. PFLAG launches Being …

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Megan Barnard responds to Tom Morris comments

Fox Sports broadcaster Megan Barnard today responded to the comments about her from Tom Morris that saw her former colleague fired. Last week, Fox Sports sacked Tom Morris over two leaked recordings. In one, he described Megan Barnard as ‘the hottest girl at Fox Sports’  and then made crude references to her sexuality. Don’t treat …

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Arthur Nory Mariano: Brazilian Olympic gymnast comes out

Brazillian Olympic gymnast Arthur Nory Mariano recently came out on Instagram. The 2016 Rio Olympics bronze medal winner shared a video of himself and boyfriend João Otávio Tasso. Check out Arthur Nory Mariano on the Horizontal Bar in the video below. In 2019, Arthur Nory Mariano also became the world champion on the horizontal bar. …

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Aussie soccer star Josh Cavallo comes out in emotional statement

At just 21 years old professional soccer player Josh Cavallo has come out as gay. In an emotional statement on Twitter Josh said. “I am proud to publicly announce that I am gay.” This makes Cavallo the only gay current male professional footballer in the world. Josh Cavallo: “I couldn’t be happier with my decision …

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Professor Paula Gerber on National Coming Out Day

In the lead up to National Coming Out Day on 11 October, Monash University academic Professor Paula Gerber says we need to “raise awareness and change attitudes.” “Having laws that protect LGBTIQ from discrimination is just one piece of the jigsaw puzzle.” First celebrated in 1988, National Coming Out Day celebrates the power of visibiity. …

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Horror icon Elvira, Mistress of the Dark, reveals 19-year queer relationship

Actress Cassandra Peterson – better known as US horror star Elvira, Mistress of the Dark – has come out of the coffin and revealed she’s been in a relationship with a woman for 19 years. Peterson has opened up about her partner Teresa “T” Wierson in her new memoir Yours Cruelly, Elvira. In the book, …

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Coming out to Granny – a personal memoire of the 1970s

I long considered my grandmother proof that the secret to a long life is to be a cold hard bitch. So I judged her the greatest obstacle to sharing my truth with the world when I came out at seventeen. I did not otherwise regard the experience as of any real consequence, never suffering the …

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Michael Kirby shares his mum’s amazing reaction to his coming out

Former High Court judge Michael Kirby has shared the moment he came out as gay to his mother just days before her death, and her heartwarming response. The 82-year-old spoke to comedian and artist Anh Do on this week’s episode of ABC program Anh’s Brush with Fame. Kirby opened up about the struggles he faced …

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Australian lesbians get candid on ABC’s ‘You Can’t Ask That’

A group of Australian lesbians have opened up in an episode of the ABC series You Can’t Ask That. The eye-opening show allows people from a marginalised or misunderstood group or community to answer anonymous questions – some ignorant, some well-meaning, some both – from the public. You Can’t Ask That’s new season starts this …

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