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Darren Hayes adds his name to ‘Say I Do Down Under’

Singer Darren Hayes is the latest celebrity to add their name to the ‘Say I Do Down Under’ campaign for marriage equality. The Savage Garden singer tweeted; “As a happily married gay man I support @Sayidodownunder – come on Australia #loveislove” The singer signed off his tweet with a rainbow coloured love heart. Hayes has […]

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Film Reviews: Chemsex, Finding Dory and more

Chemsex (R) Directed by William Fairman and Max Gogarty ★★★★ This scary British documentary captures footage of gay men who combine psychoactive drugs and multiple-partner sex on London. It is frightening because health issues of unsafe sex with HIV-positive men are disregarded and social media and hook-up sites make it easy to engage in weekend-long […]

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Bruce Springsteen cancels North Carolina shows

Springsteen cancels North Carolina show in protest over state’s anti-LGBT laws Rock star Bruce Springsteen has cancelled his show in North Carolina as a protest against the state’s new anti-LGBTIQ laws. On his website ‘The Boss’ posted a notice stating that the cancellation of Sunday night’s show was due to the state’s new laws. “As […]

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Jussie Smollett, Star of ‘Empire’ Comes Out

Jussie Smollett, Star of ‘Empire’ Comes Out

Jussie Smollett is an actor best known for playing aspiring musician Jamal Lyon in the TV series ‘Empire’, which follows the story of hip hop and entertainment company ‘Empire Enterprises’ and its founding family. Smollett’s sexuality has been subject to public speculation since it was revealed his character on ‘Empire’ is gay. His portrayal of […]

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Ellen DeGeneres “I Don’t have a Gay Agenda”

Talk show host Ellen DeGeneres has responded to a pastor of who wrote an article claiming that Hollywood, and particularly Ellen had a gay agenda. Writing in ‘The Christian Post’ Pastor Larry Tomczak said; “Ellen DeGeneres celebrates her lesbianism and ‘marriage’ in between guests like Taylor Swift to attract you girls.” In his article Tomczak […]

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The Lists 2014: Most Inspirational Person in the World

The Lists 2014: Most Inspirational Person in the World

Every year OUTinPerth vote for their favourite people, places and things. Here are the top five people our readers felt were the most inspirational in the world! 1. Ellen Degeneres Comedian, talk show host and stealer of hearts has risen  from second place last year to take out the top spot! 2. My Mum It […]

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Sheppard Are Going International

Sheppard Are Going International

Brisbane band Sheppard have been going from strength to strength as their songs ‘Let Me Down Easy’ and ‘Geronimo’ gain popularity worldwide. They’ve been nominated for seven ARIAs, giving them the second highest number of nominations for 2014. OUTinPerth last caught up with frontman George Sheppard in July after the band supported Keith Urban on […]

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Portia Surprises Ellen For Their Anniversary

Portia Surprises Ellen For Their Anniversary

Comedian Ellen DeGeneres and actress Portia De Rossi, a.k.a. the Patron Saints of True Love celebrated their sixth wedding anniversary on Sunday in typically adorable style. Ellen tweeted the following in response to a romantic gesture from Portia:   Look what my wife did for our wedding anniversary. Six!” pic.twitter.com/x97HmvnG6Y — Ellen DeGeneres (@TheEllenShow) August […]

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Ellen Boycotts Hotels over Brunei Gay Stoning Law

Ellen Boycotts Hotels over Brunei Gay Stoning Law

Ellen Degeneres has backed the boycott of a series of hotels owned by the Sultan of Brunei due to the country’s proposed new penal code, which includes death by stoning for a number of acts including same sex sexual activity. The Dorchester Collection hotel chain has seen a number of high profile boycotts over the […]

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Was Ellen Transphobic?

Was Ellen Transphobic?

Comedian Ellen DeGeneres is under fire over a joke she made during yesterday’s Academy Awards ceremony. During the broadcast DeGeneres spotted Liza Minelli and said; “Hello to the best Liza Minnelli impersonator I’ve ever seen, good job, sir.” Following the broadcast many people commented that they thought the comment was transphobic. Whether you consider the […]

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