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EXCLUSIVE Anthony Albanese says he’s committed to LGBTIQ equality

EXCLUSIVE Anthony Albanese says he’s committed to LGBTIQ equality

EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW   In the wake a shock election loss, new Labor leader Anthony Albanese has been travelling the country on a ‘listening tour’ to try and gauge what are the issues Australian people are really concerned about. As the party’s new leader he’s beginning a long journey, one which he hopes will lead to […]

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Em Rusciano is riding into Perth with ‘Rage & Rainbows’

Em Rusciano is riding into Perth with ‘Rage & Rainbows’

Em Rusciano is riding her unicorn back to Perth this month with her Rage & Rainbows tour, a brand-new stand up show exploring her life at 40. The broadcaster and comedian explains the show came out of exploring her anger after a number of major life events surrounding her fortieth year, and how her gay pals helped […]

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LGBTIQ+ groups release statement in support of Religious Discrimination Bill

LGBTIQ+ groups release statement in support of Religious Discrimination Bill

Over 50 Australian LGBTIQ+ community organisations have released a joint statement today in support of an affirming Religious Discrimination Act. The statement publicly pledges support for “protections from discrimination for people of all faiths, and for people who don’t hold religious beliefs, provided these laws do not sanction new forms of discrimination against others.” Signatories […]

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‘Vita and Virginia’ explores the love letters of Virginia Woolf

‘Vita and Virginia’ explores the love letters of Virginia Woolf

A new film from director Chanya Button delves into the real-life love letters between poet Vita Sackville-West and famed author Virginia Woolf. Set in 1920s England, Vita and Virginia follows the literary love affair between Sackville-West and Woolf, after the struggling poet finds escape from her marriage in the allure and genius of the Mrs. Dalloway author. […]

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Bibliophile | ‘Future Histories’ explores how the past informs our digital future

Future Histories by Lizzie O’Shea Verso Lawyer Lizzie O’Shea is interested in digital technology, corporate responsibility and human rights. She wants to start conversations about how certain histories are critical to planning for our digital future. Her intention is to look at what is worthwhile about digital technology and how it can be used to […]

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Review | ‘S-27’ explores the dark side of authoritarian regimes

Review | ‘S-27’ explores the dark side of authoritarian regimes

S-27 | Fremantle Arts Centre | til Jul 21st | ★ ★ ★ ½  S-27 is a performance piece inspired by stories from S-21, a torture and execution institution in Cambodia during the Khmer Rouge. Regardless of the inspiration, it’s a story about the dark side of any authoritarian regime and its effect on victims as […]

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‘Drag Race UK’ confirms Andrew Garfield and more celebrity judges

‘Drag Race UK’ confirms Andrew Garfield and more celebrity judges

The much-anticipated official British spin-off to RuPaul’s Drag Race has just added to its already star-studded list of guest judges ahead of its debut season. This week Drag Race UK announced that former Spider-man Andrew Garfield and Chewing Gum star Michaela Coel will be joining RuPaul, Michelle Visage, Graham Norton and Alan Carr on the judging panel. Garfield and […]

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‘Judy’: Check out the first trailer for Renee Zellweger’s Judy Garland biopic

‘Judy’: Check out the first trailer for Renee Zellweger’s Judy Garland biopic

After teasing a sneak peek earlier this year, the first full-length trailer for the upcoming Judy Garland biopic is here. Renee Zellweger stars as Judy, 30 years after singing her way into the spotlight in the now-iconic The Wizard of Oz as she reaches the final years of her life. The film takes fans to 1968 London, […]

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Tegan and Sara are back with a new album this September

Tegan and Sara are back with a new album this September

Dreamy pop-punk duo Tegan and Sara want you to know they’re just like you. The identical twin sisters are set to return with their ninth album later this year, entitled Hey, I’m Just Like You. The pair have promised a return to their roots, with the album drawing inspiration from their joint memoir High School. “While working […]

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Northern Ireland: MPs vote in favour of marriage equality

Northern Ireland: MPs vote in favour of marriage equality

The UK’s House of Commons have overwhelmingly voted in favour of marriage equality, despite ongoing opposition from conservative groups in parliament. The clause, put forward by Labour MP Conor McGinn, garnered 383 votes in favour and just 73 against. “Tonight, we have the chance to do the right thing,” McGinn said of the proposal. “People […]

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