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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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Hollywood star Tab Hunter dead at 86

Hollywood star Tab Hunter dead at 86

  Actor Tab Hunter has passed away aged 86, just a few days short of his 87th birthday. The actor was a matinee hunk in the 1950’s  and 1960’s and starred in many films opposite screen legends including Natalie Wood, Rita Hayworth, Sophia Loren and Debbie Reynolds. Later in his career he appeared in several […]

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Jodie Foster says everyday is a Pride celebration in her home

Jodie Foster says everyday is a Pride celebration in her home

Notoriously private actor, Jodie Foster has given a rare insight into her personal life in a new interview with Net-A-Porter. Foster has been working in Hollywood as an actor, director and a producer for almost all of her 55 years, and has picked up the Best Actress Oscar her roles in Witness and Silence of the Lambs.  While she’s […]

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Courtney Act to host ‘Dragazine’ show on UK’s Channel 4

Courtney Act to host ‘Dragazine’ show on UK’s Channel 4

Australian export and drag superstar Courtney Act has been given her own show in the UK, being labelled the world’s first “Dragazine show”. The Courtney Act Show will feature the Australian Idol alum as host, and seems to take the format of a typical variety show with celebrity interviews, musical numbers and comedy bits. “This is my […]

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Scarlett Johannson criticised for taking on transgender role

Scarlett Johannson criticised for taking on transgender role

Actor Scarlett Johansson has been criticised for taking on a transgender role. Johansson has been cast in the upcoming film Rub & Tug where she will play a transgender man. Representatives for the actor however have brushed off the criticism saying “Tell them that they can be directed to Jeffrey Tambor, Jared Leto, and Felicity Huffman’s reps […]

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US Professional soccer player Collin Martin comes out

US Professional soccer player Collin Martin comes out

Soccer player Collin Martin who plays for Minnesota United has announced that he is gay. It’s a significant announcement because he is only the second US soccer player to come out during their professional career. The midfielder made the announcement on Twitter just before his team took the field for a Pride themed game last […]

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Actor Tessa Thompson says she’s attracted to both men and women

Actor Tessa Thompson says she’s attracted to both men and women

Actor Tessa Thompson has shared that she is attracted to both men and women. Thompson came out during an interview with magazine Net-a-Porter but didn’t label her sexuality. Thompson has been acting for years appearing in small films like For Coloured Girls and Dear White People,  and the TV show Veronica Mars, but her career has slipped into overdrive with […]

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Tom Daley and Dustin Lance Black announce birth of their son

Tom Daley and Dustin Lance Black announce birth of their son

Diving champion Tom Daley and his husband screenwriter Dustin Lance Black have announced the birth of their son. The couple shared the birth of their son via a brief announcement in The Times newspaper in London. THe message read; “Black-Daley: On 27 June 2018 to Thomas Robert Daley and Dustin Lance Black, a son, Robert […]

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Ten quick questions with Anthony Callea

Ten quick questions with Anthony Callea

Anthony Callea chatted to OUTinPerth for our June edition about his latest album and upcoming tour, and why he doesn’t think of himself and husband Tim Campbell as role models. While we had Anthony one the phone we asked him ten quickfire questions. Who is the most famous person you’ve ever met? The Queen. What […]

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Cynthia Nixon shares that she has a transgender son

Cynthia Nixon shares that she has a transgender son

Actor turned politician Cynthia Nixon has shared that one of her children is transgender. Nixon posted a photo to her Instagram account with her son Samuel Jospeh Mozes, who goes by the name Seph. Mozes was assigned female at birth, but now identifies as male. The news was shared on Transgender Day of Action, which […]

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