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Tennis legend Martina Navratilova has claimed that allowing transgender female athletes to compete in women’s sport is “insane” and akin to “cheating”. The out tennis champion wrote an article in UK’s The Times newspaper addressing a controversy over a tweet last December complaining about rules allowing trans women to take part in women’s sport. “I …

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Publicity photo of Hannah Gadsby by Netflix from her special Nanette

Hannah Gadsby has announced she will debut a brand new stand-up show in Australia this year after the global success of her critically-acclaimed 2017 special, Nanette. Douglas, named after the Tasmanian-born comic’s dog, will premiere in Melbourne in March, with a number of dates announced at Melbourne’s Arts Centre. After that, Gadsby will take the …

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A New Series Of 'The L Word' Has Officially Been Confirmed

Lesbian drama The L Word is officially returning to TV with several original cast members, US cable network Showtime has confirmed. A new season of eight episodes of the iconic series will head into production later this year and is expected to debut by the end of 2019. Three of the show’s original cast members …

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Lesbians Incorporated

Community group Lesbians Incorporated is offering grants of up to $1000 each for projects around the country that support lesbians and queer women. Lesbians Inc is an Australian not-for-profit organisation that advocates for and supports all lesbians and queer women including those who are transgender, non-binary, bisexual, queer or asexual. Since 2000, the group has …

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Singer The Weeknd has copped criticism for including homophobic lyrics in his new track. The singer recently released Lost in the Fire, a collaboration with French producer Gesaffelstein, but the content of one of the track’s verses didn’t sit well with fans and followers on social media. In the song’s sexually explicit second verse, The …

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Generally speaking, biopics tend to centre around an exceptional person (in one form or another) overcoming an adversity of sorts. And whilst Marielle Heller’s Can You Ever Forgive Me? adheres to the formula, her subject – author Lee Israel – is far from exceptional and her challenge to overcome is to not get caught for …

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Hugh Grant in Love Actually 2003 movie still

It’s one of the most popular Christmas-themed romantic comedies of all time. And star-studded British film Love Actually originally had a heartbreaking lesbian couple subplot that you might not have seen. In the film’s original script, a stern school principal played by Anne Reid returns home from work to greet her terminally ill partner Geraldine, …

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A deeply religious dad has put his views aside to attend his lesbian daughter’s wedding during the heartwarming final episode of reality TV series Bride and Prejudice. John had told his daughter Ange that he couldn’t accept her relationship with her fiancee Dylan because of his religious beliefs. He shocked viewers at the start of …

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All the episodes of compelling lesbian-focused web series Same Same, created by a trio of Australian filmmakers, are available online for your binge watching pleasure. The series follows the story of Emily, Aviva and Sam, three queer women who meet through a dating app and are figuring out how to navigate adulthood, friendships, sex and …

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The Australian Lesbian Medical Association (ALMA) has announced applications are open for their 2018–2020 round of research grants, offering a total of $30,000 over three years. The grants are offered to help improve the health and wellbeing of Australian lesbians and bisexual women by assisting with projects in education or research. ALMA is particularly interested …

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