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PrEP user takes stand against stigma after becoming HIV positive

PrEP user takes stand against stigma after becoming HIV positive

A second case of an Australian testing positive for HIV while using pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) has emerged this week. The preventative treatment has proved to be approximately 99% effective, and is most often prescribed as a once-a-day pill. In this instance, 27-year-old Steve Spencer was following an ‘on-demand’ regime, which is sometimes referred to those […]

Goran Bregovic & His Wedding & Funeral Band coming to Perth Concert Hall

Goran Bregovic & His Wedding & Funeral Band coming to Perth Concert Hall

Balkan rock star Goran Bregovic is bringing his trademark Gypsy-fuelled frenzy to the Perth Concert Hall on 12 May with His Wedding & Funeral Band. Celebrating his 2018 album Three Letters From Sarajevo, inspired by the history and memories of his hometown of Sarajevo, Bosnia – exploring its different faiths, special identity, fusions and complex […]

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Tina Arena appointed to Australia Council board

Tina Arena appointed to Australia Council board

Australian music icon Tina Arena has joined the board of the nation’s peak arts body with a three-year appointment. Arts Minister Mitch Fifield said the “high-profile singer-songwriter, musician and musical theatre actor brings significant experience as an artist to the board.” “She was made a Member of the Order of Australia in 2016 for significant […]

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Puerto Rico Governor to order conversion therapy ban for minors

The governor of Puerto Rico has confirmed he will ban conversion therapy for people under the age of 18 by executive order. Governor Ricardo Rosselló’s order will bypass his own ruling party – the New Progressive Party – who blocked the passage of a bill that would ban conversion therapy for minors in the island’s […]

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Woody hits the road in first full-length trailer for Toy Story 4

Woody hits the road in first full-length trailer for Toy Story 4

Almost a quarter of a century since the release of the original film, Disney Pixar have given fans their first trailer for the fourth installment in the Toy Story series. Audiences have grown since Toy Story captivated audiences in 1995, and the film’s scope and tone have grown with them. After being handed over to a new child at […]

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ILGA launch State-Sponsored Homophobia Report 2019

ILGA launch State-Sponsored Homophobia Report 2019

The International Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Trans and Intersex Association (ILGA) have launched the 13th edition of their flagship publication, State-Sponsored Homophobia. Authored by Lucas Ramón Mendos, the report compiles data on laws from around the world that affect people on the basis of their sexuality – which in turn can be drawn upon as a resource […]

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Out Of Office: Karen from Finance heads west this September

Out Of Office: Karen from Finance heads west this September

Call the HR Department, Melbourne’s premier queen of administration is heading around Australia and New Zealand with an all-new tour. Karen from Finance is heading Out of Office, bringing her one-woman journey of self discovery – and self-annihilation – around the country and to our neighbours in the east. The Melbourne-based queen garnered international attention after […]

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Bibliophile | The Priory of the Orange Tree is an intricate fantasy

The Priory of the Orange Tree by Samantha Shannon Bloomsbury Publishing Taking her inspiration from stories of old, Samantha Shannon has built an intricate fantasy world that is populated by a huge array of characters (there are 15 pages of character descriptions), wyverns (wyverns are much smaller than dragons, have limited powers and only 2 […]

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Faithful tackle tough questions in Christians Like Us on SBS

Faithful tackle tough questions in Christians Like Us on SBS

A new SBS documentary will follow the lives of ten Australian Christians with a range of different beliefs as confront controversial topics of faith while living under one roof for a week. Christians Like Us follows the success of the critically acclaimed Muslims Like Us, as the ten participants discuss what makes a ‘good Christian’ and the […]

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The first trailer for Chilling Adventures of Sabrina: Part 2 is here

The first trailer for Chilling Adventures of Sabrina: Part 2 is here

One of the queerest shows on Netflix is set to return for a second season just seven months after its October 2018 premiere. Chilling Adventures of Sabrina takes us back to Greendale, where half-witch/half-mortal Sabrina (Kiernan Shipka) is embracing her newfound powers since season one. The trailer – set to The Runaways’ Cherry Bomb – shows […]

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