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Actor Hugh Sheridan hospitalised amid Hedwig controversy

Actor Hugh Sheridan hospitalised amid Hedwig controversy

Australian actor Hugh Sheridan was reportedly hospitalised and was understood to be receiving treatment for his mental health following controversy over his casting in a production of the musical Hedwig and the Angry Inch.  A recently announced production of the musical starring Sheridan was axed after activists argued that the role should not be portrayed by […]

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Historian, author and travel writer Jan Morris dies aged 94

Historian, author and travel writer Jan Morris dies aged 94

Welsh historian, author and travel writer Jan Morris has passed away aged 94. She had an illustrious career writing about travel, history, and her own experiences of gender reassignment. She is known particularly for her Pax Britania series on the history of the British Empire, as well as her travel writing which included nineteen books […]

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TV personality Jeanne Little dies aged 82 following battle with Alzheimer’s disease

TV personality Jeanne Little dies aged 82 following battle with Alzheimer’s disease

Australian television personality Jeanne Little has died aged 82. The entertainer had battled Alzheimer’s disease for many years. Little made her mark on variety television in 1970’s and 80’s, remembered for her outrageous outfits, she called everybody ‘Daarhling!’ Her daughter Katie announced her passing in a social media post saying, “My mother has left the […]

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British actor Geoffrey Palmer passes away aged 93

British actor Geoffrey Palmer passes away aged 93

British actor Geoffrey Palmer has passed away, he was 93 years old and died peacefully. Palmer was a stalwart of British film and television for decades appearing in long running sitcoms including As Time Goes By with Dame Judy Dench, Butterflies with Wendy Craig and also appeared in the first series of Executive Stress with Penelope Keith. He starred as Jimmy Anderson […]

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Sir Sean Connery has died aged 90

Sir Sean Connery has died aged 90

Sir Sean Connery, the actor who brought James Bond to the screen and enjoyed a decades long career in film has died aged 90. It has been confirmed that the actor has passed away in his sleep at his home in Bahamas. It is understood that he had been ill for some time. His career […]

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Former Wallaby Dan Palmer praised for sharing his coming out story

Former Wallaby Dan Palmer praised for sharing his coming out story

Retired rugby player Dan Palmer has been praised after he shared his coming out story in a moving piece written for The Sydney Morning Herald.  Palmer is the first member of Australia’s national rugby team to come out, and only the second player at an international level to share that they are same-sex attracted. In his […]

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Mattel releases limited edition Barbie styled after Elton John

Mattel releases limited edition Barbie styled after Elton John

Mattel have released a special limited edition Barbie doll, inspired by the one and only Elton John. The doll was created to celebrate the 45th anniversary of Elton John’s record-breaking performances at Los Angeles’ Dodger Stadium. On October 25th and 26th, 1975, Elton sold out the stadium across two days, which brought 100,000 fans and […]

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Sabrina Frederick powers her way through ‘SAS Australia’

Sabrina Frederick powers her way through ‘SAS Australia’

SAS Australia premiered this week and has been a ratings success for Channel 7. The show puts celebrities and influencers through a series of physical and mental challenges based on the training SAS recruits undergo. While some celebrities checked out of the show finding the challenges too demanding, WAFL player Sabrina Frederick has emerged as […]

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Hugh Sheridan gets honest in essay on sexuality and labels

Hugh Sheridan gets honest in essay on sexuality and labels

Australian screen and stage star Hugh Sheridan has offered another piece of himself to the world, publishing an intimate essay addressing his personal journey. In the piece for The Daily Telegraph‘s Stellar magazine, the Packed to the Rafters star shared that he has been in relationships with men and women, and explains that he felt a duty to […]

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Hilary Swank says trans actor would have been “more right” in ‘Boys Don’t Cry’

Hilary Swank says trans actor would have been “more right” in ‘Boys Don’t Cry’

Twenty years after she won the Best Actress statue at the Academy Awards, Hilary Swank has reflected on the role that propelled her into Hollywood’s A-list saying if the film was made today it would definitely have a trans actor in the lead role. Boys Don’t Cry which tells the real life story of transgender man […]

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