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Grease

Grease transcends generations. Indeed, the musical satire resonates decades after the hit movie. More than likely because of the profound truth beating at its heart. Grease challenges social rules while highlighting inter-generational conflict. The anarchic and rebellious musical drills down on issues of teen sexuality and gender equality. And, as though we could forget, Grease …

Survivor Gender Come on In Guys

The US version of the pioneer reality show Survivor has recently launched its 41st season. After 40 seasons the show is shaking things up with diversity and inclusion at the forefront of its priorities. But one major change has the internet talking as host Jeff Probst scraps the use of the word “guys.” Come on …

sort of cbc bilal baig queer comedy series stan streaming

Big-hearted new comedy series Sort Of, starring a queer South Asian lead, is streaming in Australia on Stan this week. Sort Of is created by and stars queer transfeminine actor Bilal Baig (pictured) in the lead role, breaking new ground for representation on TV. In the series, Baig plays Sabi Mehboob, a 25-year-old genderfluid Pakistani-Canadian …

robyn lambird tokyo 2020 paralympics athlete non-binary

Queer Australian Paralympian Robyn Lambird has scored a bronze medal in wheelchair racing in their Paralympics debut in Tokyo. On Sunday afternoon, the non-binary wheelchair racer placed third in the women’s 100m T34 final, behind Britain’s Hannah Cockroft who won gold. Lambird, who is from Western Australia, is one of three non-binary athletes competing at …

Shirley Shawn Unicorn The Wiggles Gender Non-Binary Lyle Shelton

Earlier this week Australian children’s entertainers, The Wiggles, announced their new line up and Lyle Shelton is cranky.  As well as adding four new members to the group, they’ve added a non-binary unicorn. In sh0cking news, Lyle Shelton is not happy. Not one for missing an opportunity to rain on someone else’s parade, Lyle Shelton …

quinn transgender non-binary canada tokyo olympics gold silver medallist

Canadian soccer player Quinn is the first openly transgender and non-binary Olympic medalist at the Tokyo Olympics. The 25-year-old and their women’s team won the Olympic semifinal round against the US in Tokyo on Monday (August 2). This means Quinn and their teammates will take home at least a silver medal in the sport. However …

g flip music non-binary

Australian singer-songwriter and local queer favourite G Flip has come out as non-binary in a social media post. The Melbourne singer-songwriter, whose real name is Georgia Flipo, took to Instagram on Sunday night with the news. G Flip explained they will use they/them pronouns going forward, and also posted a series of adorable photos from …

jennifer lopez transgender film

Jennifer Lopez has thrown her support behind a transgender and non-binary relative who’s sharing their story in a powerful film. The star took to her Instagram to introduce 19-year-old Brendon Scholl, her “nibling”. Brendon is the child of Jennifer’s sister, Leslie Lopez. Nibling is a gender-neutral, non-binary equivalent for “niece” or “nephew”. The singer posted …

merriam webster dictionary non binary sam smith gender

Merriam-Webster has announced the personal pronoun “they” is their word of the year for 2019, after a staggering increase in searches on the dictionary’s website. Merriam-Webster reported lookups for the word increased by 313 per cent this year, compared to 2018. In September, the dictionary added the new definition explaining “they” is “used to refer …

international pronouns day

Sexual orientation, gender identity, and pronouns remain contentious issues in the general community and even sometimes in LGBTIQ communities. Indeed, some people struggle to keep up with the terminology. So on International Pronouns Day, here’s a crossword to help in understanding. Scroll down for crossword Humans, are now and always were, all the same, but …

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