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Attempt to ban ‘male madam’ Scotty Bowers doco from library

A rash of complaints about queer material in the Lafayette Public Library in Indiana includes a documentary about the legendary Hollywood male madam, Scotty Bowers. Scotty Bowers died in 2019 at the age of 96. But in 2012, he published the memoir,  Full Service: My Adventures in Hollywood and the Secret Sex Lives of the …

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Watch: Heart wrenching true story, ‘Against The Law’ on Stan

Stan Australia has released the gripping true story Against The Law and it is captivating viewing.  Set against the backdrop of London in the 1950’s it tells the true stories of gay men being prosecuted for homosexuality.  The film follows Peter Wildeblood, the only openly gay man to testify before The Wolfenden Committee in 1955.  …

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Steelers: The World’s First Gay Rugby Team to stream online next month

After debuting in cinemas in 2020 the documentary Steelers: The World’s First Gay Rugby Team will air on Paramount+ next month. The documentary was made by Eammon Ashton-Atkinson, originally from Brisbane.  Australians around the country will now be able to see this powerful documentary from home. Steelers: The World’s First Gay Rugby Team Eammon Ashton-Atkinson …

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‘Steelers’ opens in cinemas round Australia 1 November

Steelers: The World’s First Gay Rugby Team by Eammon Ashton-Atkinson opens in cinemas around Australia and New Zealand in November. Eammon currently works in Washington DC as a correspondent for Australia’s 10 Network and QNews spoke to him there about the movie. Scroll down for the QNews interview with Eammon Ashton-Atkinson Steelers Screenings in Australia …

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Queer Newsweek: Gladys, Steelers and DocQ on public toilets

Queer Newsweek video news this week takes a humorous look at the ins and outs of the Gladys Berejiklian affair and yet other bonking Aussie pollies. Also, we talk to Eammon Ashton-Atkinson, the filmmaker who made Steelers: The World’s First Gay Rugby Club. Then, DocQ joins us to talk about public toilets and we finish …


REVIEW: Aboriginal Women’s Choir Goes On Tour In Doco ‘The Song Keepers’

Following the Central Australian Aboriginal Women’s Choir on a tour through Germany, performing a repertoire of Lutheran hymns brought to Australia more than a century ago and translated into their own langue, The Song Keepers is a simple, lovingly-intended documentary that never quite reaches the depths its subject matter deserves. There is noteworthy content peppered …