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Courtney Act joins pantheon of icons at Madame Tussauds

Courtney Act joins pantheon of icons at Madame Tussauds

With a successful drag career spanning two decades, Courtney Act is a multi-talented and glamourous, global star with the world at her feet. Adding to her impressive list of achievements, it has been announced this week that Courtney will be honoured with a wax figure at Madame Tussauds Sydney later this year. Courtney’s world-first wax […]

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ABC announce their presenter team for Mardi Gras 2022

ABC announce their presenter team for Mardi Gras 2022

The ABC has announced a diverse and talented family of presenters will host the 44th Sydney Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras in an unforgettable evening celebrating community and pride, live from the Sydney Cricket Ground. TV journalist and presenter Hamish Macdonald will be joined by ABCQueer’s Mon Schafter and comedian Steven Oliver in anchoring the parade. […]

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Bibliophile | ‘Caught in the Act’ by Shane Jenek aka Courtney Act

Caught in the Act by Shane Jenek aka Courtney Act Unlike many drag artists, Australians have always known Shane Jenek the man behind the performance. He burst on to our TV screens in 2003 as part of the first season of Australian Idol, first unsuccessfully auditioning as Shane, then later making it through the gatekeepers […]

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AACTA nominations highlight the best of Australian screen performance

AACTA nominations highlight the best of Australian screen performance

The final series of TV drama Wentworth is one of the programs nominated for Best Drama series at this year’s AACTA Awards. The gongs handed out by the Australian Academy of Cinema and Television Arts are the nation’s premier awards for screen content creators. Nominated alongside Wentworth in the Best Drama Series category is Clickbait, Jack Irish, Mr Inbetween, Total […]

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Courtney Act challenges the logic of Senator Bridget McKenzie

Courtney Act challenges the logic of Senator Bridget McKenzie

Drag star Courtney Act has questioned Senator Bridget McKenzie’s logic on the latest edition of the ABC’s Q+A program. During a discussion on how female politicians appear to be held to a higher level of standards than male politicians the conversation rolled around to the belief that women should support each other on key issues […]

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Celebrate Wear It Purple Day with a digital Pride Party this Friday

Celebrate Wear It Purple Day with a digital Pride Party this Friday

Each August since 2010, people have been donning their best purple digs in workplaces, schools, clubs and more to show their support for the LGBTIQ+ community. Wear It Purple Day falls on the last Friday in August, celebrating diversity and inclusion anywhere people gather for regular activities. This year, you can join Minus18 and Facebook […]

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Michael Kirby announced as patron of Victorian Pride Centre

Former High Court judge, the Hon. Michael Kirby, has been revealed as the Organisational Patron of the Victorian Pride Centre (VPC). The role of the Organisational Patron and Ambassadors is to raise the profile of the Victorian Pride Centre amongst the LGBTIQ+ community and the general population in Australia and internationally. “I am excited to […]

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Courtney Act picks Black Rainbow as her ‘Dancing with the Stars’ charity

Courtney Act picks Black Rainbow as her ‘Dancing with the Stars’ charity

Drag star Courtney Act has selected indigenous suicide prevention charity Black Rainbow as her charity as she competes on Channel Ten’s Dancing with the Stars. The charity said they were ecstatic that Courtney Act We are ecstatic to have Courtney Act chose Black Rainbow as her charity of choice as she competes on Dancing with […]

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Bi Your Side: Bisexual+ visibility on TV at an all time high

Bi Your Side: Bisexual+ visibility on TV at an all time high

It’s Pride month, and bisexual+ visibility might just be about to reach an all-time high, on British television at least. As we gear up to celebrate Pride, we also celebrate the launch of Courtney Act’s bi+ dating show The Bi Life, following on the heels of Desiree Akhavan’s new comedy series The Bisexual. The bisexual […]

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Meet the cast of bisexual+ reality dating show The Bi Life

Meet the cast of bisexual+ reality dating show The Bi Life

The groundbreaking new reality series that focuses entirely on bisexual, pansexual and fluid people has revealed its cast ahead of the premiere later this month. Drag superstar Courtney Act is hosting the show which has sent nine bisexual+ Britons to Barcelona on an adventure to find love. Carmen, Daisie, Irene, Kyle, Leonnie, Mariella, Matt, Michael […]

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