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‘Star Trek’ actor Mary Wiseman declares “I’m here and queer”

‘Star Trek’ actor Mary Wiseman declares “I’m here and queer”

Actor Mary Wiseman who plays Ensign Sylvia Tilly on the Netflix series Star Trek Discovery has shared in an interview that she is bisexual and identifies as queer. In an live video interview with website StarTrek.com Wiseman was answering questions from writer Dawn Ennis, but the chat was plagued by technical difficulties.  At one point Wiseman appeared […]

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Russell T Davies’ new drama ‘It’s a Sin’ to screen on Stan in Australia

Russell T Davies’ new drama ‘It’s a Sin’ to screen on Stan in Australia

It’s a Sin, the new drama from Queer as Folk writer Russell T Davies will screen on Stan in Australia early in 2021. The program features Years & Years singer Olly Alexander alongside Stephen Fry, Neil Patrick Harris, Keeley Hawes, Shaun Dooley, Tracey Ann Oberman and a stack of fresh talent. It’s set in London in the […]

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Bi The Book: Definitions & bisexuality in 2020

Bi The Book: Definitions & bisexuality in 2020

Asked about her bisexuality, Duc Dau is unhesitating: “My heart is gay, but my vagina is less discriminatory.” It’s a quote from the bisexual writer Anna Pulley, and Duc often draws on a range of literature to illustrate her points – from Pulley to Sappho to Walt Whitman. Together with her Bi+ Community Perth group […]

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On This Gay Day: E.M. Forster finished writing Maurice

On This Gay Day: E.M. Forster finished writing his novel Maurice On this day in 1913 author E.M. Forster finished work on the first draft of his novel Maurice. The book tells the tale of Maurice Hall a young man who develops a romantic relationship with his university friend Clive Durham. His heart is broken when […]

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Bi+ Community Perth talk visibility, stigma and unicorn piñatas

Bi+ Community Perth talk visibility, stigma and unicorn piñatas

September 23rd is Bi Visibility Day, also known as Celebrate Bisexuality Day, which runs in tandem with Bi Week celebrations around the world. Today marks 21 years since the occasion was first marked in 1999, and Bi+ Community Perth, the largest community organisation for bi, pan and multi-gender-attracted people in WA, joined Harriet Kenny on […]

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It’s Celebrate Bisexuality Day!

It’s Celebrate Bisexuality Day!

Today is Celebrate Bisexuality Day, a day that had its origins 30 years ago in 1990 when people met in San Francisco to discuss how people who are bisexual are often left out of discussions and celebrations about sexuality. More than 450 people attended from 20 U.S. states and 5 other countries, and the mayor […]

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Australia & NZ’s first joint bisexual conference kicks off this weekend

Australia & NZ’s first joint bisexual conference kicks off this weekend

Major news for Australia and New Zealand’s bisexual+ communities, as organisations and individuals from both nations come together for the first Bi+ focused conference. Stand Bi Us will host over 30 free events, both online and in person, as part of a week-long celebration of Bi+ Visibility Day, marked on September 23rd. “Bisexuals (Bi+ is […]

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‘Grey’s Anatomy’ star Sara Ramirez comes out as non-binary

‘Grey’s Anatomy’ star Sara Ramirez comes out as non-binary

Mexican-American actor Sara Ramirez has revealed they identify as non-binary, sharing the news on social media this week. The Grey’s Anatomy star shared their identity with the world along with a new profile pic on Instagram. “In me is the capacity to be, girlish boy, boyish girl, boyish boy, girlish girl, all, neither, #nonbinary,” Ramirez posted, […]

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On This Gay Day: Victorian Police raided the Tasty Nightclub

Victorian Police raid Tasty, resulting in a $10 million lawsuit On the 7th of August 1994, dozens of police officers entered the Tasty club night in Melbourne, then detained and strip searched, and in some cases cavity searched, 463 people over seven hours. Tasty was a regular club night that was known as a popular […]

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July 14th is International Non-Binary People’s Day

July 14th is International Non-Binary People’s Day

July 14th marks International Non-Binary People’s Day around the world, celebrating folks who identify outside of the gender binary, and raise awareness of issues and challenges faced by the community. Back in March, ABC’s Four Corners program gave a voice to a group of young non-binary Australians who shared why their non-binary identity is so […]

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