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Sunday Telegraph slammed for using transphobic slur in headline

Sunday Telegraph slammed for using transphobic slur in headline

Sydney’s Sunday Telegraph has been hit by a wave of criticism and complaints after they published a transphobic slur in a headline. The newspaper was sharing the news that actor Scarlet Johansson had decided to withdraw from the film Rub & Tug, following negative publicity around her decision to accept a part where she would portray a […]

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Bangarra Dance Theatre one of the big winners at the Helpmann Awards

Bangarra Dance Theatre one of the big winners at the Helpmann Awards

Bangarra Dance Theatre has emerged as one of the big winners at this year’s Helpmann Awards. The awards for live performance are being presented over two nights, the first act of the awards ceremony was held at Sydney’s Town Hall and saw Bangarra Dance Theatre take to the stage several times to pick up trophies. […]

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Get to know the songs of Joni Mitchell with Queenie van de Zandt

Get to know the songs of Joni Mitchell with Queenie van de Zandt

Cabaret singer Queenie van de Zandt has just been nominated for a Helpmann Award for her show that explores the music of folk singer Joni Mitchell. “I’ve always loved Joni Mitchell, every since I wa sin my early twenties.” Queenie told OUTinPerth. “I discovered her through a friend who forced me to listen to her, […]

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Woolongong shows support for drag story time with Miss Roxee

Woolongong shows support for drag story time with Miss Roxee

When Woolongong’s library announced it would be holding a reading session hosted by local drag performer Roxee Horror there was the predictable complaints about the event. People took the event’s Facebook page to complain about a drag queen reading stories. Former Labor leader Mark Latham took to Twitter to voice his opposition saying it exposed […]

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Two gay men publicly flogged in Aceh Indonesia

Two gay men publicly flogged in Aceh Indonesia

Outside a Mosque in Indonesia’s Aceh province a young man stands in front of a crowd of hundred of onlookers, he wears a traditional white koko shirt, and stands as a hooded man hits him with a cane. A police officer counts each stoke and the crowd cheer after each stroke hits the man’s body. […]

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Daniel Monks gets ready for the Helpmann Awards

Daniel Monks gets ready for the Helpmann Awards

Daniel Monks is getting ready for a big night at the 2018 Helpmann Awards. The Perth raised actor is one of four performers nominated for the Best Actor in a Play award. The nomination puts Monks in some esteemed company. His performance is Malthouse Theatre’s production of The Real and Imagined History of The Elephant Man sees […]

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Supporting both ‘I Do’ and ‘I Don’t’: Uniting Church will allow same-sex weddings

Supporting both ‘I Do’ and ‘I Don’t’: Uniting Church will allow same-sex weddings

The Uniting Church has announced it will support a diversity of views of same sex marriage, allowing ministers to decide for themselves if they wish to conduct ceremonies. The church said both views on marriage between same sex couples were equal and it recognised both sides of the discussion. Meeting for the first time since […]

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Check out the trailer for the new season of ‘Orange is the New Black’

Check out the trailer for the new season of ‘Orange is the New Black’

It’s not long now til the new season of Orange is the New Black drops and fans have finally got their first look at the show’s sixth season. The new season relocates the action from Litchfield Penitentiary to the often mentioned nearby Maximum Security prison. The change in location gives the show a whole new world […]

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Scarlett Johansson pulls out of controversial ‘Rub & Tug’ role

Scarlett Johansson pulls out of controversial ‘Rub & Tug’ role

Actor Scarlett Johansson has announced she will withdraw from playing a transgender man in the upcoming film Rub & Tug.  The news that Johansson would portray real-life transgender man and underworld figure Dante ‘Tex’ Gill had drawn a backlash from transgender community who argued that transgender actors should be hired to play transgender characters. In an […]

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Hundreds of thousands of Koreans call for Pride Parade to be banned

Hundreds of thousands of Koreans call for Pride Parade to be banned

Hundreds of thousands of South Koreans have called for an upcoming Pride Parade in the nation’s capital to be banned. More 210,000 people have signed an online petition hosted at the President of Korea’s website. The petitioners say the gay pride parade that is scheduled to occur this weekend in an ‘abomination”. It will the […]

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