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Ian Thorpe’s former partner Ryan Channing dies in Bali

Skincare entrepreneur and former partner of Ian Thorpe, Ryan Channing died this week in Bali after recently suffering from health issues. Ryan Channing had been holidaying in Bali’s Seminyak area and died after being taken to the BIMC Hospital on May 8. A former model and law student, Ryan Channing started dating Ian Thorpe in …

André Leon Talley

Fashion icon André Leon Talley dead at 73

Former Vogue editor André Leon Talley died yesterday aged 73. An enormously influential figure in fashion, his greatest legacy is increased diversity in the industry. A post on his Instagram account paid tribute to André Leon Talley and his over half-century career. “It is with great sadness we announce the passing of André Leon Talley …

Craig Ruddy

Artist Craig Ruddy dies from COVID-19 complications aged 53

Archibald Prize-winning artist Craig Ruddy died yesterday from complications due to COVID in Byron Bay. A statement on his Facebook page said Craig passed away in the arms of partner Roberto Meza Mont. “It is with the heaviest of tender hearts we let you know that last night Craig left his body peacefully at home …

Betty White

Why we loved Betty White, legendary star & LGBT icon

Legendary television star and LGBT icon Betty White died Friday aged 99. Her death occurred just over two weeks short of her 100th birthday. A pioneer of the television industry, Betty White’s career spanned eight decades. Once called ‘the First Lady of Game Shows’, she also starred in sitcoms including The Mary Tyler Moore Show, …

Bob Hawke Prime Minister

Bob Hawke, 23rd Prime Minister of Australia dead at 89

Bob Hawke,  the Australian Prime Minister whose government formulated the first national strategy to fight AIDS, died today aged 89. Hawke also became the first former Prime Minister to vote YES during the 2017 same-sex marriage postal survey. At a time when support for the YES campaign dipped, Hawke offered his public support. He and …

gender inequality

Newspaper Removes Reference To Man’s Husband From His Mother’s Obituary

A newspaper has been slammed for deleting a reference to a man’s husband from his mother’s obituary. Texas newspaper The Olton Enterprise published the obituary for Brenda Light in its February 23 edition, but edited the family’s original tribute. The obituary read, “Those left to cherish her memories include her son, Barry Giles, and his …