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Outing Rebel: Sydney Morning Herald parties like it’s 1978

Outing Rebel Wilson or any other celebrity is just plain wrong whatever spin journalists try to put on it. On February 24, 2016, the Sydney Morning Herald published a public apology for outing 53 people in a June 27, 1978 article, and another 104 subsequently. But now in 2022, the paper claims it’s ok to …

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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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Megan Barnard after outing: It’s OK to be gay

Fox Sports presenter Megan Barnard says, “It’s OK to be gay,” in an interview with News Corp about her outing by former colleague Tom Morris. Morris outed Megan Barnard in a social media message. “Unfortunately, she’s a lesbian. Lads, Megan Barnard, she’s f_cking hot as. My view, the hottest girl at Fox by a long …

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First same-sex Essence cover: Niecy Nash & Jessica Betts

The March issue of Essence, the monthly lifestyle magazine for African-American women will feature a same-sex couple on the cover for the first time. Actress and comedian Niecy Nash and country singer Jessica Betts talk about their two-year marriage in the issue. Niecy Nash and Jessica Betts became friends in 2015 and started dating in …

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Tributes for Alan Jones in wake of dumping from Sky News

Veteran broadcaster Alan Jones yesterday revealed his dumping from Sky News after management chose not to renew his contract. Tributes for Alan Jones included a list of his career highlights. Cash for Comment, Cronulla Riots, Dump Her at Sea, Shove a Sock Down Her Throat, climate denial and trashing Australia’s COVID-19 response… Jones yesterday posted …

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Rush Limbaugh joins people he happily spoke ill of – the dead

Right-wing American radio megastar, Rush Limbaugh, who never hesitated to speak ill of the dead, today joined them. Limbaugh made a fortune monetising conservative grievance and demonising disadvantaged minorities. His support of twice-impeached US President Donald Trump included promoting the wannabe coup leader’s unfounded assertion he won the 2020 US election. Trump, last year awarded …

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QNews responds to Facebook ban on Australian news sites

Facebook this morning banned Australian news content. The action comes following Australian Government legislation that requires Google and Facebook to pay news publishers for content that appears in feeds. Following the Facebook ban, the QNews Facebook page became inaccessible, along with those of other Australian news publishers. Despite apparently finding it impossible to stop Flat-earthers …

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Fake news is nothing new: check out 1970s semen toothpaste

This writer has always remembered an article from an Australian gay publication during the early years of the AIDS crisis. It reported on an American dental association’s cover-up of research into semen toothpaste. It claimed five pages of the association’s recent newsletter remained blank after omitting a report on the study. For some reason, the …

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Alan Jones loses another butler while Jake Thrupp remains

Alan Jones, currently broadcasting from isolation on his luxurious rural retreat, just lost his second butler in six months. This comes soon after the broadcaster’s assistant Jake Thrupp and his parents threatened legal action against a website owner. Journalist Shane Dowling made assertions about the nature of Thrupp’s relationship with Jones. Jones lost his previous …

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Editor of straight-owned OUT Magazine quits

Straight-owned OUT Magazine deputy editor Nico Lang quit New Year’s Eve, leaving the magazine without an editor, reports the Los Angeles Blade. Editor-In-Chief Phillip Picardi resigned earlier in December. In his resignation letter, Lang spoke of “straight men who do not have our best interests at heart, who profit off us until they can no …

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