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By Martin White, University of Adelaide Doctor Who is back on our TV screens with the first episode of the new series airing on the ABC here in Australia on Monday, staring Jodie Whittaker as the first female regeneration of this particular Time Lord. Anyone who has been watching the long-running BBC series over the …

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Jessica Mauboy

SBS has confirmed Australia will compete in the 2019 Eurovision Song Contest, but the anticipated Asia Pacific version of the contest has been put on ice. SBS Managing Director Michael Ebeid told TV Tonight that previously announced plans for a local version of Eurovision had proven too challenging. “It’s probably been my one disappointment. I …

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Contestant on Vietnam The Bachelor

It was a rose ceremony to remember on Vietnam’s iteration of dating show The Bachelor when two female contestants professed their love for each other on a recent episode. Last Thursday night, contestant Minh Thu told the show’s bachelor Nguyen Quoc Trung that she had to leave the show because she was smitten with fellow …

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Transgender teenager Evie Macdonald has shared more of her story on The Project

The transgender teen who challenged Prime Minister Scott Morrison’s “disrespectful” comments about trans youth has returned to Channel Ten’s The Project to share more of her story. Speaking to Carrie Bickmore on Wednesday, Evie said she had known from an early age that she was really a girl. “I was loved and everything but I …

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comedian Hannah Gadsby at the 2018 Emmys

Australian comedian Hannah Gadsby has stolen the show at the 2018 Emmy Awards. Gadsby is still riding the wave of the worldwide success of her acclaimed Netflix special Nanette, which covers Gadsby’s experiences as a queer woman, homophobia, trauma, sexual violence, mental illness and more. And she took to the stage to present the Emmy …

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bert and ernie gay

A former writer on children’s television favourite Sesame Street has cleared up years of speculation by claiming that the show’s iconic duo Bert and Ernie were written as a gay couple. Mark Saltzman, who joined the show in 1984, told Queerty the two iconic characters reflected his own relationship with his partner at the time, …

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Rupauls drag race emmys 2018

Drag juggernaut RuPaul’s Drag Race has won Best Reality Show at the 2018 Emmy Awards, its first win in the category. “Thank you so much!” RuPaul emoted, picking up tonight’s Emmy for best in genre. “This is so lovely. To the Academy, this is so lovely; we are so happy to present this show” and …

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The Bachelor 2018

Queer viewers have taken to Twitter to blast The Bachelor Australia after its much-hyped reveal last night. All week, Channel Ten aired breathless promos for the dating show that teasing “an urgent revelation” that would “put everything on the line” and implied it would affect the way bachelor Nick Cummins viewed 23-year-old contestant Brooke Blurton. …

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Queer eye Holding Emmy

The cast of Netflix’s Queer Eye have celebrated the show’s first three Emmy Award wins. The acclaimed makeover show took home the award for Outstanding Structured Reality Program at the Creative Arts Emmys on Sunday. “This show is so important, thank you for what this fab five are doing to help the LGBT movement,” creator …

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Neighbours David and Aaron Wedding Magda Szubanski

Long-running Australian soap Neighbours has made history after it screened its first same-sex wedding on Monday night. Aaron (Matt Wilson) and David (Takaya Honda) tied the knot in an intimate ceremony officiated by Jemima Davies-Smythe, played by comedian and “yes” campaigner Magda Szubanski. It was the first ever same-sex wedding in the show’s 33-year history, …

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