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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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Courtney Act to release official Mardi Gras anthem ‘Kaleidoscope’

Courtney Act to release official Mardi Gras anthem ‘Kaleidoscope’

Australia’s Mardi Gras Ambassador Courtney Act is set to release a new single and music video as the official anthem of this year’s Sydney Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras. ‘Kaleidoscope’, written by Act and ‘Black & Gold’ singer Sam Sparro, celebrates the global movement of gender and sexual diversity as more young people embrace their […]

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RuPaul’s Drag Race queens come together for Christmas album

RuPaul’s Drag Race queens come together for Christmas album

A gift hamper stacked full of ‘RuPaul’s Drag Race’ alum are set to release a Christmas album of camp covers and outrageous originals to fill your stocking. The album will feature queens from almost every season, serving up such titles as ‘From Head to Mistletoe’, ‘This Is How We Jew It’, and ‘Christma-Hannu-Kwanzaa-Ka’. The line-up features winners […]

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Courtney Act: Genderqueen

Courtney Act: Genderqueen

Shane Jenek – better known by the pseudonym Courtney Act – is incredibly busy. Speaking to me from Provincetown, a gay haven on the east coast of Boston, as she wraps up her first day off in over a month by speaking to media from her hotel room. Elated that she was able to spend […]

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