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Bibliophile | Sara Pascoe on what matters: ‘Sex Power Money’

Sex Power Money by Sara Pascoe Allen & Unwin Highly acclaimed comedian, writer and actor Sara Pascoe has turned her attention to all things that matter to us human animals – sex, power and money – concentrating mainly on how evolution has molded human sexuality. Noticing that the male/female dichotomy is imposed from birth, she […]

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Review: ‘Boom Boom’ invites you back to their room at Casa BlahBlah

Review: ‘Boom Boom’ invites you back to their room at Casa BlahBlah

Boom Boom at the House of Casa BlahBlah | The Rechabite | til Dec 21 | ★ ★ ★ ★ ½  The creators of international festival favourites Blanc de Blanc and LIMBO are back with a brand new, and on-brand, cabaret feast. Strut and Fret have built a reputation on their superb spiegeltent-filling fusions of cabaret and […]

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Casey Donovan & Vanessa Amorosi step up for ‘Eurovision – Australia Decides’

Casey Donovan & Vanessa Amorosi step up for ‘Eurovision – Australia Decides’

SBS have announced the first two artists in the running to represent Australia and next year’s Eurovision Song Contest. Australian Idol alum Casey Donovan and Absolutely Everybody singer Vanessa Amorosi will be two of our home-grown singers to put original tunes to the Australian public for a chance to be the fifth representative from down under. Amorosi […]

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Shangela lands a role on ‘Riverdale’ spin-off ‘Katy Keene’

Shangela lands a role on ‘Riverdale’ spin-off ‘Katy Keene’

One of the biggest names to come out of RuPaul’s Drag Race has just scored a new role in an upcoming TV series. Shangela Laquifa Wadley, of seasons 2, 3 and All Stars 3 of Drag Race, has been cast as a “ruthless” drag performer named Devereaux in an upcoming spin-off of Riverdale that will follow the titular […]

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Australian Press Council release new guidelines for LGBTIQ+ reporting

Australian Press Council release new guidelines for LGBTIQ+ reporting

The Australian Press Council has today released a new Advisory Guideline for editors and journalists reporting on people of diverse sexuality, gender identity and sex characteristics. The guideline was built from 12 months of research and community consultation by the Press Council with journalists, community and health organisations, mental health specialists and people with lived […]

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Melanie C teams up with queer collective Sink The Pink on ‘High Heels’

Melanie C teams up with queer collective Sink The Pink on ‘High Heels’

Sporty Spice has joined forces with UK LGBTIQ+ club collective Sink The Pink on a high-camp new tune and music video. High Heels sees Melanie C partying with drag queens, queer performers, trans folk and older LGBTIQ+ people in a glittering celebration. Beginning in 2008, Sink The Pink has grown from a small event in […]

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Joel Creasey cancels Bendigo appearance after threats to safety

Joel Creasey cancels Bendigo appearance after threats to safety

Perth comedian Joel Creasey has cancelled an upcoming show in Bendigo, with organisers citing homophobic threats and safety concerns. Creasey was scheduled to appear at Golden Vine Comedy in the Victorian city on November 14th, until organisers announced his cancellation on social media today. “Unfortunately, Joel has received threats if the show goes ahead, and […]

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BBC renews ‘RuPaul’s Drag Race UK’ for a second season

BBC renews ‘RuPaul’s Drag Race UK’ for a second season

BBC have announced that the UK spin-off of RuPaul’s Drag Race will reign again for another year. The show’s debut season is currently airing around the globe, and streaming Stan here in Australia. The show has been met with fan praise for bringing a breath of fresh air to the 11-year-old series, and production company World […]

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Share ‘An Evening with Jinkx Monsoon & BenDeLaCreme’ next September

Share ‘An Evening with Jinkx Monsoon & BenDeLaCreme’ next September

Two of RuPaul’s Drag Race‘s most sensational stars are joining forces for a camptastic cabaret tour around Australia and New Zealand. Season 5 winner Jinkx Monsoon and all star BenDeLaCreme have teamed up for a kitschy cabaret spectacular. An Evening with Jinkx Monsoon & BenDeLaCreme promises a show like no other, and it’s sure to be something […]

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Indonesian cleric who developed anti-gay laws flogged for adultery

Indonesian cleric who developed anti-gay laws flogged for adultery

An Indonesian cleric who worked on developing the Aceh region’s strict anti-LGBTI+ and anti-adultery laws has been punished for having an affair with a married woman. Mukhlis bin Muhammad was apprehended by Aceh police in September, and sentenced to be punished by caning under the Sharia law of the region which Mukhlis helped to install. […]

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