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Boris Johnson criticised for not knowing difference of HIV and AIDS

Boris Johnson criticised for not knowing difference of HIV and AIDS

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson has been criticised for delivering a speech which spoke of AIDS rather than HIV. Health experts says the incorrect usage of terms promotes misunderstanding and increases stigma for those living with HIV. The British PM was speaking about medical research and vaccines, when he made a comparison to HIV. Johnson […]

Theatrical production ‘Queer as Flux’ looks at transition in all its forms

Theatrical production ‘Queer as Flux’ looks at transition in all its forms

Queer as Flux opens at The Blue Room this week. Writer and performer Stace Callaghan recently spoke to Leigh Andrew Hill on the RTRFM program All Things Queer. The autobiographical show explores what its like to live in a body that doesn’t match who you are. It’s described as a work that pays homage to […]

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Sally Rugg to head Australians for a Murdoch Royal Commission

Sally Rugg to head Australians for a Murdoch Royal Commission

Sally Rugg will head a new organisation lobbying for a Royal Commission into the influence of the media businesses owned by Rupert Murdoch.  Australians for a Murdoch Royal Commission appeared online and across social media on Sunday, with an official launch announced for Thursday. Rugg was a prominent campaigner in the fight for marriage equality. […]

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On This Gay Day: The musical ‘Victor/Victoria’ opened on Broadway

Victor / Victoria opened on Broadway in 1995 The musical Victor / Victoria from director Blake Edwards, starring his wife Julie Andrews, began life as a film in 1982.  Its the story of a down and out singer, who has run out of money, finds friendship with a recently fired gay nightclub host. Together they […]

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Icehouse announce national tour to celebrate ‘Great Southern Land’

Icehouse announce national tour to celebrate ‘Great Southern Land’

Aussie band Icehouse are hitting the road in 2022 to celebrate the 40th anniversary of their iconic song Great Southern Land. They’ve lined up a pretty impressive roster of support acts to join them too with Jebediah, Missy Higgins, Something for Kate. Christine Anu, James Reyne, Baby Animals, Kasey Chambers, Busby Marou, Vanessa Amarosi, The Angels […]

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ABBA share new tune ‘Just a Notion’ ahead of album release

ABBA share new tune ‘Just a Notion’ ahead of album release

  ABBA have shared a brand new song. Just a Notion was originally recorded back in 1978 but will feature on the band’s forthcoming album Voyager. Most of the song was recorded back in 1978 when the band were working on their Voulez Vous album, but it was not completed when the band felt it […]

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On This Gay Day: Actor B.D. Wong was born in San Francisco

Actor B.D. Wong celebrates his 61st birthday B.D. Wong is best known for playing Dr George Huang for nine seasons of long running cop show Law and Order SVU, but he’s also an acclaimed stage actor who has an enviable list of awards. Wong first came to prominence in 1988 with his Broadway debut in David Henry […]

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Love photography? Join photography group the Shutterpups

Love photography? Join photography group the Shutterpups

Perth based queer photography group Shutterpups have regular get togethers to take photographs, and Club President Chris Hill dropped by All Things Queer on RTRFM earlier this week. Hill explained that the name for the group came from the fact cameras have shutters, and then someone added ‘pups’ on the end. “We all liked it […]

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Tina Arena releases her live take of a Kate Bush classic

Tina Arena releases her live take of a Kate Bush classic

Tina Arena is one of the few artists who managed to deliver an Australian tour last year without being affected by border restrictions and lockdowns. Now she’s released her live cover of Kate Bush’s song This Woman’s Work declaring it a tribute to the live music industry. Recorded live during her Enchanté tour earlier this year at Melbourne’s […]

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New research says it is safe for Australia to drop in blood donation bans

New research says it is safe for Australia to drop in blood donation bans

  LGBTIQA+ rights advocates are calling on Australia to review it’s policy on banning gay and bisexual men from donating blood unless they have abstained from sex for three months. Until 2021 the abstinence period was 12 months, but the latest international research says this is the wrong approach. The new research shows it is […]

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