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Gay men to feature on next season of ABC’s ‘You Can’t Ask That’

Gay men to feature on next season of ABC’s ‘You Can’t Ask That’

The next season of ABC’s award-winning series You Can’t Ask That is seeking questions and participants for its seventh season. Over the past six seasons, more than 10,000 Australians have sent in curious, shocking, and often hilarious questions, and 427 Australians have bravely taken a seat to answer those questions, helping us understand their lives. Season […]

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New ABC series explores the experiences of women in politics

New ABC series explores the experiences of women in politics

The ABC launches a new series Ms Represented this evening telling the story of women in politics. Joining host Annabel Crabb to look through history and share their own experiences are women from across the political divide including Julia Gillard, Julie Bishop, Natasha Stott Despoja, Sarah Hanson-Young, Bronwyn Bishop, Ros Kelly, Marise Payne and many others. […]

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‘Australian Story’ spotlights paediatrician & gender expert Dr Michelle Telfer

‘Australian Story’ spotlights paediatrician & gender expert Dr Michelle Telfer

An upcoming episode of Australian Story takes a closer look at the life and work of Associate Professor Dr Michelle Telfer. A world leader in treating gender dysphoria in trans and gender diverse young people, Dr Telfer has been a pioneer in lifesaving treatments for young Australians. Dr Telfer’s work has also drawn heavy criticism from […]

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Trent Zimmerman tells Martyn Iles: “I have no intention of repenting being gay”

Trent Zimmerman tells Martyn Iles: “I have no intention of repenting being gay”

Federal Liberal MP Trent Zimmerman has a clear message for Martyn Iles, the head of the Australian Christian Lobby. “I have no intention of repenting being gay,” the Liberal member for North Sydney said during his appearance on the ABC’s Q+A program on Thursday night. The declaration came as Iles, the Managing Director of the […]

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Wil King chats to us about ‘Why Are You Like This’

Wil King chats to us about ‘Why Are You Like This’

Actor Wil King is one of the stars of the ABC’s new comedy series Why Are You Like This. In the six part series he plays Austin, who alongside friends Mia and Penny navigates the challenges of life. Each 30-minute episode follows the adventures of Mia (Olivia Junkeer), Penny (Naomi Higgins) and Austin (Wil King) as they […]

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Catherine McGregor to host new show on Sky News

Catherine McGregor to host new show on Sky News

Political commentator, writer, military veteran and trans woman Catherine McGregor is set to host a new show on Sky News. The former Queenslander of the Year will be behind the desk on an upcoming current affairs program, The McGregor Angle. McGregor says she has been treated with respect by the Sky News team, comparing her experience […]

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‘Australian Story’ explores campaign that sought justice for Scott Johnson

‘Australian Story’ explores campaign that sought justice for Scott Johnson

Next week’s episode of Australian Story dives into the campaign that kept the case of Scott Johnson in the public eye, following his suspected suicide in 1988. When Johnson’s body was found in Sydney over 30 years ago, police quickly decided the young American man had taken his own life, but Scott’s brother was convinced the […]

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LGBTI+ themed project benefits with $6million funding announcement

LGBTI+ themed project benefits with $6million funding announcement

Screen Australia has announced $6 million dollars of production funding with an LGBTI+ themed project among the new productions benefiting from the government support. Two feature films, a television series, two children’s dramas and an online project that will share in $6 million of production funding. Among the projects receiving a green light is more […]

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Miriam Margolyes takes a road trip around the country in ‘Almost Australian’

Miriam Margolyes takes a road trip around the country in ‘Almost Australian’

Celebrated actor and new Australian citizen Miriam Margolyes is setting off on a 10,000-kilometre, two-month journey to discover what it means to be an Australian today. The Harry Potter star says becoming an Australian citizen at the age of 71 was “a day of supreme happiness and real joy,” but it also made her realise how […]

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ABC’s ‘Four Corners’ investigates growing up non-binary

ABC’s ‘Four Corners’ investigates growing up non-binary

The ABC’s flagship current affairs program Four Corners will look into what its like to grow up being non-binary, meeting Australian youth who do not identify as either male or female. Not everyone grows up feeling certain. On Monday, Four Corners meets young Australians who do not identify as either male or female to gain […]

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