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Magda Szubanski to host new series of ‘The Weakest Link’

Magda Szubanski to host new series of ‘The Weakest Link’

Comedian and actor Magda Szubanski will host a new series of the game show The Weakest Link. The show, which originated in the UK, always had very temperamental and often mean hosts, qualities not normally associated which the much-loved Australian entertainer. I’ve pretended to be nice my whole career – now I finally get to […]

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On This Gay Day: Magda Szubanski came out on ‘The Project’

On Valentie’s Day 2012 comedian and actor Magda Szubanski came out on The Project.  Back in 2012 Magda Szubanski made a Valentine’s Day announcement voicing her support for marriage equality, followed by her coming out as gay, gay, gay, gay, gay on national television. The Kath and Kim star released a statement early in the day […]

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Archibald Prize finalists include portraits of many well known Australians

Archibald Prize finalists include portraits of many well known Australians

Australia’s most prestigious portraiture competition the Archibald prize has announced its 2020 finalists, and always there’s an interesting mixture of well known Australians who have been captured on the canvases. The prize is the most competitive portrait competition in Australia and draws thousands of visitors to the Art Gallery of New South Wales each year. […]

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Magda Szubanski stars in new video for Seeker Lover Keeper

Magda Szubanski stars in new video for Seeker Lover Keeper

Musical trio Seeker Lover Keeper have returned with some new music and roped in Magda Szubanski to star in their latest video. The band comprises Sally Seltman, Holly Throsby and Sarah Blasko. Let It Out is their newest song, and it comes eight years after the three singers, who all have their own successful solo careers, […]

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Magda, Joel , Urzila and Patrick will host the Mardi Gras broadcast

Magda, Joel , Urzila and Patrick will host the Mardi Gras broadcast

If you can’t make it to Sydney for this year epic 40th anniversary Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras, SBS have got you covered. They’ve just announced that Patrick Abboud, Joel Creasey, Magda Szubanski and Urzila Carlson will host their broadcast of the parade. The combination of three top comedians, Carlson, Szubanski and Creasey alongside The Feed’s Patrick […]

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November Film Reviews: Folk music and folklore

Ben Elton reached international fame for writing for the absurd television comedies The Young Ones and Blackadder. This was before he came to Australia and married Fremantle musician Sophie Gare. Living in Fremantle for much of the time, he often attended the folk music festival at Fairbridge near Pinjarra with his extended family of musicians. […]

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Georgie Stone named Victoria’s Young Australian of the Year

Georgie Stone named Victoria’s Young Australian of the Year

Georgie Stone has been named Victoria’s Young Person of the Year, putting her in the running to be Young Australian of the Year in 2018. Last year, the advocate for transgender rights and awareness was previously awarded LGBTI Person of the Year at Victoria’s Globe Awards. Stone was the youngest person in Australia to be […]

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ABC’s ‘Q&A’ program to focus on the marriage debate

ABC’s ‘Q&A’ program to focus on the marriage debate

The ABC’s current affairs discussion program Q&A will have a focus this week on the marriage equality debate. Appearing on the program will be actress Magda Szubanski, Archbishop of Sydney Glenn Davies, Liberal Party Vice President Karina Okotel and Frank Brennan, who is a Jesuit Priest and Law Professor. Anglican Archbishop Glenn Davies made headlines […]

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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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Marriage equality dominates Q&A discussion

Marriage equality dominates Q&A discussion

The ABC’s Q&A program featured a stellar line up last night as comedian Magda Szubanski, and rocker Jimmy Barnes took their seats on the panel alongside politicians Jackie Lambie, Tony Burke and Fiona Nash. The first question of the night was about marriage equality and the topic dominated the evenings discussion and the panelists debated the […]

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