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Ian Thorpe and Ryan Channing confirm their relationship has ended

Ian Thorpe and Ryan Channing confirm their relationship has ended

Swimming champion Ian Thorpe and boyfriend Ryan Channing have confirmed that they have split up, the couple had been together for four years. Channing told the Daily Mail that they ended their relationship around four weeks ago and he had moved out of the home they shared. “Yes, the rumours are true, we have parted […]

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Ian Thorpe urges people to return their marriage survey forms

Ian Thorpe urges people to return their marriage survey forms

Olympian Ian Thorpe has urged people to vote ‘yes’ in the marriage equality survey and get their completed forms in the mail by Friday to ensure they make it back to the Australian Bureau of Statistics in time to be counted. Thorpe said he was optimistic that the marriage survey would return a ‘yes’ result […]

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Ian Thorpe posts his survey form and wishes everyone a great weekend

Ian Thorpe posts his survey form and wishes everyone a great weekend

Olympian Ian Thorpe today posted his YES Ballot in the postal survey and called on Australians to enjoy the AFL and NRL grand finals, and the east coast’s long weekend. “This a really important weekend, not only is it a long weekend but also the grand finals of the footy. So I want everyone in […]

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Olympic champion Ian Thorpe condemns the plebiscite plan

Olympic champion Ian Thorpe condemns the plebiscite plan

Olympic swimming champion Ian Thorpe has criticised the Turnbull governments plan to hold a plebiscite on the issue of marriage equality. Appearing on The Morning Show alongside partner Ryan Channing, Thorpe said the government’s decision was disappointing. “We don’t have the right to get married which is quite apparent at this stage… “I find what’s going on […]

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Bullied: Ian Thorpe tackles bullying on ABC

Bullied: Ian Thorpe tackles bullying on ABC

Olympic swimming star Ian Thorpe presents a confronting new two episode documentary series that investigates the effects of bullying. The first episode introduces fourteen-year-old Kelsey who faces homophobic bullying at his high school, while the second episode focuses on sixteen-year-old Chelsea who has a physical disability and is tormented by her classmates. The teens are […]

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Ian Thorpe repeats his call for marriage equality

Ian Thorpe repeats his call for marriage equality

Olympic champion Ian Thorpe has called on the Turnbull government to allow a free vote on this issue of marriage equality Speaking to News.com the swimming star said he and boyfriend Ryan Channing were moving back to Australia after he sold his Los Angeles bungalow. Thorpe said it was frustrating that Australia was lagging behind […]

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Ian Thorpe and Ryan Channing show their support for marriage equality

Swimming champion Ian Thorpe and boyfriend Ryan Channing are the latest celebrities to show their support for marriage equality by joining the Say ‘I Do’ Down Under campaign. The duo posted a photo to Instagram over the weekend showing them enjoying the sunshine on Sydney Harbour. The photo was accompanied by the statement “It’s time Australia… Marriage […]

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Julia Zemiro: Homecoming Queen

Julia Zemiro: Homecoming Queen

Julia Zemiro, Australia’s queen of Eurovision and former host of RockWiz, is returning to the ABC this month with a brand new season of ‘Julia Zemiro’s Home Delivery’. In its third season, this unique interview program will be venturing into the childhood homes, schools and important places of not only beloved comedians but also some […]

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The World Reacts to Ian Thorpe Coming Out

Five time Olympic gold medalist Ian Thorpe came out as a gay man on Sunday night in a widely publicised interview with Sir Michael Parkinson. The champion swimmer’s declaration ignited a firestorm of comments and opinions from the public and the media covering a range of different perspectives. While many applauded Thorpe’s decision to share […]

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Parkinson Quizzes Ian Thorpe About His Sexuality

Parkinson Quizzes Ian Thorpe About His Sexuality

Channel Ten is set to air a special interview between Olympian Ian Thorpe and respected broadcaster Sir Michael Parkinson. The promotional advertisements for the interview highlight Parkinson asking Thorpe about his sexuality. “You’ve always said that you’re not gay. Is all of that true?” Parkinson asks the world famous swimmer. Thorpe has previously repeatedly denied […]

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