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Courtney Act responds to Senator Alex Antic’s ‘grooming’ comments

Courtney Act responds to Senator Alex Antic’s ‘grooming’ comments

Drag star Courtney Act has responded to accusations from Liberal Senator Alex Antic that her appearance on ABC television where she read a children’s story was equitable to child grooming. In Senate Estimates hearings Senator Antic questioned ABC boss David Anderson over the segment asking, “Why is the ABC grooming Australian children with this sort […]

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Media Watch questions ABC participation in Pride in Diversity

Media Watch questions ABC participation in Pride in Diversity

The ABC’s Media Watch program has questioned the ABC’s involvement in ACON’s Pride in Diversity program saying it may cause bias and favourable treatment of LGBTIQA+ issues in news coverage. “The problem here is a media group partnering with and being rewarded by a lobby group — any lobby group. And how that can lead […]

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Fran Kelly to host ‘Frankly’, a new chat show for the ABC

Fran Kelly to host ‘Frankly’, a new chat show for the ABC

ABC presenter Fran Kelly will host a new chat show which is going to be named Frankly. The Friday night show will see Kelly present a live show featuring international guests and an in-house band. Last year Kelly left her long-standing gig as the host of ABC Radio National’s flagship Breakfast program. “Leaving RN Breakfast was […]

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Miriam Margolyes discovers what ‘Fair Go’ means in new series

Miriam Margolyes discovers what ‘Fair Go’ means in new series

The one-and-only Miriam Margolyes has packed up the campervan and is on the road once again in the three-part series Miriam Margolyes Australia Unmasked. Miriam sets out to understand what the ‘Fair Go’ means in Australia today and how it is playing out in the diverse lives of her fellow citizens. Following the standout success […]

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Top Australian employers for LGBTIQA+ inclusion named

Top Australian employers for LGBTIQA+ inclusion named

The NRMA, KPMG, Capgemini and the Boston Consulting Group are among some of this year’s top employers announced at this year’s Australian LGBTQ Inclusion Awards held in Sydney on Friday night. For the second year in a row, information technology services and consulting company Capgemini Australia was named ‘Employer of the Year’, while global consulting […]

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Marise Payne not willing to voice support for Katherine Deves

Marise Payne not willing to voice support for Katherine Deves

  Foreign Minister Marise Payne was not forthcoming with support for controversial Warrignah ‘Captain’s Pick’ Katherine Deves when interviewed on the ABC’s Insiders program on Sunday morning. Host David Speers asked Payne if she shared the view of Prime Minister Scott Morrison and former Prime Minister Tony Abbott who have back Katherine Deeves as a […]

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If you’re looking for first time love, the ABC is looking for you

If you’re looking for first time love, the ABC is looking for you

The producers of the acclaimed ABC documentary series Love on the Spectrum are seeking participants for their next project at the ABC. The show does not have a name at this stage, but it’s about single people who are interested in dating, but have never gone on a date yet. “For this series we are wanting to […]

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ABC’s Emmy-winning trans-led series ‘First Day’ returns this month

ABC’s Emmy-winning trans-led series ‘First Day’ returns this month

ABC’s award-winning, heartwarming series First Day is set to return this month, with transgender actor and activist Evie Macdonald back in the leading role. This new series will follow Hannah in her second year at Hillview High as she sets out to change the culture at the school, and finds it’s only through working together that […]

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ABC’s ‘Backroads’ shines a light on the experience of being intersex

ABC’s ‘Backroads’ shines a light on the experience of being intersex

The ABC’s Backroads program shared the story this week of Tasmanian Rob Wilson who is a world famous chicken breeder. The chicken obsessed farmer also shared his experiences of being intersex. Wilson explained that he was born with both male and female genitals, and while doctors performed surgery just a few days after his birth, he was […]

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Claire Chandler can’t name one Tasmanian sports club who want her bill

Claire Chandler can’t name one Tasmanian sports club who want her bill

Senator Claire Chandler claims that her bill to prevent transgender women participating in sport is desperately needed, but she couldn’t name a single sporting group in her home state who support the bill. Earlier this week Prime Minister Scott Morrison have his endorsement to Senator Chandler’s bill which would amend the Sex Discrimination Act, saying […]

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