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Courtney Act to host ‘Dragazine’ show on UK’s Channel 4

Courtney Act to host ‘Dragazine’ show on UK’s Channel 4

Australian export and drag superstar Courtney Act has been given her own show in the UK, being labelled the world’s first “Dragazine show”. The Courtney Act Show will feature the Australian Idol alum as host, and seems to take the format of a typical variety show with celebrity interviews, musical numbers and comedy bits. “This is my […]

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See who ‘You Can’t Ask That’ have lined up for some tough questions

See who ‘You Can’t Ask That’ have lined up for some tough questions

The ABC’s popular series You Can’t Ask That is back for a third season with some familiar faces sitting down in front of the camera to answer the questions people desperately want to ask. “Do you want to kill me?” “Aren’t you just a fame whore?” “Where do you hide your dick?” “What’s it like watching the […]

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Australia’s Courtney Act wins Celebrity Big Brother UK

Australia’s Courtney Act wins Celebrity Big Brother UK

Aussie drag superstar Courtney Act may have stumbled walking in to the Celebrity Big Brother UK house this year, but she has emerged the champion. Act, also known as Shane Jenek, won the title over former Conservative MP Ann Widdecombe – who often butted heads with Act in the house over the 32 day period. […]

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Oops! Courtney Act’s epic wardrobe malfunction

Oops! Courtney Act’s epic wardrobe malfunction

Courtney Act showed fans a little more than what they were expecting as she entered the house for the latest series of Celebrity Big Brother in the UK. As the drag star descended the stairs to enter the house he skirt caught on her heels and the bottom half outfit fell away. The Australian performer quickly fixed […]

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Australia’s Courtney Act to compete in Celebrity Big Brother UK

Australia’s Courtney Act to compete in Celebrity Big Brother UK

Australia’s favourite drag export will be heading back to reality television, when she enters the Celebrity Big Brother UK house later this week. Courtney Act has become an international reality staple, first appearing on our own Australian Idol before almost snatching the crown from Bianca Del Rio in Season 6 of RuPaul’s Drag Race in 2015. Act will […]

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Shortlist revealed for 2018 Australian LGBTI Awards

Shortlist revealed for 2018 Australian LGBTI Awards

The Australian LGBTI Awards have released their short list of nominees ahead of the red carpet gala next year. This year over 6,000 Australian LGBTI+ people and allies were nominated across 16 categories, including Inspirational Role Model, Sports Personality of the Year and Community Initiative/Charity. Nominees include marriage equality activist Sally Rugg, author Benjamin Law, […]

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Marcella Detroit tells us how she was inspired by Courtney Act

Marcella Detroit tells us how she was inspired by Courtney Act

Marcella Detroit has had an amazing career as a solo performer and as one half of Shakespears Sister, but she’s also had success as a songwriter working with a wide range of artists. Her most recent creative output though has been something a little different, she’s stepped into the world of fashion. Detroit collaborated with […]

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Fringe World 2017: Our top shows from this year’s festival

Fringe World 2017: Our top shows from this year’s festival

Fringe World will start packing up the spiegeltents for 2017 as the festival draws to a close this evening with its final round of shows. Bigger and better than ever, Fringe World brought artists from all across the world to dazzle us with their incredible talents and out-of-the-box concepts that make the festival so wonderful. […]

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Review | Courtney Act Drops Her House on the Wicked West

Review | Courtney Act Drops Her House on the Wicked West

Courtney Act: The Girl From OZ | Salon Perdu Spiegeltent | Until Feb 19 | ★ ★ ★ ★ ★  There’s no doubt that Courtney Act is truly a sparkling star in the Australian LGBTQI+ community. She’s the classic story of a ‘home grown ‘girl’ who made it big in American’ and I have been quite the fan […]

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Courtney Act: The Girl From OZ

Courtney Act: The Girl From OZ

From Australian Idol to RuPaul’s Drag Race, Courtney Act has been representing Australia on the international drag and entertainment scene as one of our top exports. Making a name for herself as a bi-coastal queen, Act has emerged as not only a great musical talent but as a queen with a message – heading to […]

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