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BBC Books  dumped Gareth Roberts, a gay writer for the Doctor Who franchise from an upcoming story anthology over comments he made about trans people. Those comments included the T word, a well known transgender slur. Gareth Roberts also wrote for the Doctor Who television series. Originally, the publisher planned to include his story in …

One of the stars of the hit series POSE, Billy Porter, recently gave an interview to Gay Times. POSE tells the story of several transgender women. The series examines their struggles and triumphs with one another and with the uncaring, dismissive external world. All the women find escape in the fabulous ball culture of their …

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Comedian Matt Lucas spoke to The Mirror about his roles in early 2000s TV show Little Britain. He apologised for harm caused by his gay character, Daffyd and his catchphrase of ‘the only gay in the village’. He said the camp character, intended as a celebration of gay culture, led to bullying. Matt Lucas said …

RuPaul's Drag Race star Asia O'Hara

Asia O’Hara has issued a public apology after fans were concerned about the welfare of the butterflies she featured during her final lip-sync performance on RuPaul’s Drag Race. O’Hara used the live butterflies as a prop during one of the show’s last lip-syncs (no spoilers) but when she tried to release them as a dramatic …

Bride and Prejudice

The gay man whose parents rejected his wedding invitation on Channel Seven reality show Bride and Prejudice recently married. But in the heartbreaking finale of the series Chris’ parents refused to give him their blessing. They also refused to attend his big day. The show followed Chris and partner of three years Grant as they …

RuPaul's Drag Race

The new season of RuPaul’s Drag Race is being fast-tracked to Australian audiences by streaming service Stan. The company announced on its Facebook page on Monday morning that season 9 of the TV drag favourite will become available on March 25. That’s the same day as the US. The rest of the episodes will also …

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Ellen DeGeneres compiled and released a video message thanking Barack Obama for “everything he was able to accomplish in the name of equality” during his presidency. In the video, posted to her YouTube channel, Ellen said: “Years ago, it would’ve been hard to believe that we could repeal Don’t Ask Don’t Tell, pass the Hate …

Brenton Thwaites SLiDE

Brenton Thwaites is going to be a star. He’s hot, fit (he did chin-ups before our interview commenced), he’s down to earth and he can certainly act, scoring a central role in Foxtel’s sizzling new 10-part Brissie series, SLiDE. He’s had a small role in the latest Sea Patrol season and also scoring an upcoming …

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