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On This Gay Day: Annise Parker was born in Houston

US politician Annise Parker was born  Politician Annise Parker was born on this day in 1956, today she celebrates her 65th birthday. Parker was elected Mayor of Houston in late 2009, assuming office in 2010. She was one of the first LGBT people to elected to the position of Mayor of a US city, and […]

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On This Gay Day: Drag star Divine died aged just 42

Divine found success around the globe in film and music  Harris Glenn Milstead was better known by his stage name Divine. The Baltimore native became friends with filmmaker John Waters in the 1960’s and they collaborated together on many film projects. After appearing in several short films, Divine took a lead role in Waters feature […]

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Lennon – Through a Glass Onion returns to Western Australia

Lennon – Through a Glass Onion returns to Western Australia

Lennon – Through a Glass Onion will return to Western Australia for a limited season in September 2018 to celebrate this major milestone of 25 years on the road. Created and performed by renowned Australian actor/musician John Waters and esteemed singer/pianist Stewart D’Arrietta, Lennon – Through a Glass Onion is part concert and part biography, […]

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Long-time closeted character to come out on ‘The Simpsons’

Long-time closeted character to come out on ‘The Simpsons’

A much-loved character is due to come out after 27 years on Fox’s ‘The Simpsons’, growing the LGBT community in fictional Springfield. One of the longest-running gags in the decades long series is Waylon Smithers closeted, unrequited love for his oblivious, elderly boss Mr Burns. Now, the glaring tension of the dynamic will be dispelled to […]

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John Waters, LGBT Authors honoured at Lambda Literary Awards

John Waters, LGBT Authors honoured at Lambda Literary Awards

New York City welcomed the best and brightest minds of contemporary LGBTIQ literature as it hosted the 27th Annual Lambda Literary Awards. The awards celebrate outstanding literary works that focus on queer themes and issues. This includes fiction and non-fiction works of varying genres, with categories for trans, bisexual, lesbian and gay focused content. Special […]

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Bibliophile: Carsick by John Waters

  Carsick: John Waters Hitchhikes Across America by John Waters Murdock Books Cult film director John Waters was between pictures as they say in Hollywood and, having nothing better to do, he decided to hitchhike from his home in Baltimore to his co-op apartment in San Francisco. Calling the undertaking his ‘hobo-homo journey’ and being […]

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John Waters: Looking Through a Glass Onion

Acclaimed Australian actor John Waters is returning to Perth with his show ‘Looking Through a Glass Onion’ which highlights the music of John Lennon. Waters and creative collaborator Stuart D’Arrietta first presented their show back in 1992 when they performed on a tiny stage at The Tilbury Hotel in Woolloomooloo. Since then it’s travelled around […]

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RuPaul and John Waters Get Cosy in a Moving Vehicle

RuPaul and John Waters Get Cosy in a Moving Vehicle

RuPaul’s latest creative offering is his YouTube series ‘RuPaul Drives’, in which he interviews a guest in the friendly ambiance of a moving car as they coast through the streets of Los Angeles. In this installment RuPaul chauffeurs the definitive king of cinematic oddity, John Waters! They discuss hitchhiking, gay culture, film and Waters’ upcoming […]

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