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Trump pushes ahead with ban on transgender people in US military

Trump pushes ahead with ban on transgender people in US military

The White House has announced that it will be pushing forward with it’s plans to ban transgender people from serving in the US military and Coast Guard. President Trump announced his ban on transgender people serving in the military last year but faced opposition from military chiefs, but despite previous court rulings, and challenges from […]

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Marcella Detroit collaborates with local fashion label Hoodedwept

Local fashion designer Neil Sheriff struck up a friendship with musician Marcella Detroit many years ago when he lived in London. He tells us that during his first meeting with Detroit, who was one half of much loved 90’s duo Shakespears Sister, he tried really hard to keep his cool, but the moment he left […]

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What does Nineteen Eighty Four offer in 2017?

The acclaimed theatrical production of George Orwell’s Nineteen Eighty Four opens at His Majesty’s Theatre this week. The stage version of Orwell’s dystopian novel has garnered critical acclaim on Broadway and in the West End, and it’s been selling out as it tours around Australia. Robert Icke and Duncan Macmillan’s adaptation first premiered at the Nottingham […]

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Trump bans transgender people from the US military

Trump bans transgender people from the US military

US President Donald Trump has announced that transgender people will no longer be allowed to serve in America’s military. The President made the announcement via a series of early morning Twitter posts, but did not clarify when the ban would be implemented and how it would affect thousands of transgender people currently serving in the […]

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Federal US court rules against trans discrimination in landmark case

Federal US court rules against trans discrimination in landmark case

The US Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit has ruled in favour of a young transgender student’s right to use the bathroom that aligns with their gender in a high-profile case. The court, which presides over the states of Illinois, Wisconsin and Indiana, found that the Kenosha Unified School District could not prevent trans student […]

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Pride Rally against Trump and Turnbull set for June 11

Pride Rally against Trump and Turnbull set for June 11

Equal Love will hold a ‘Pride Rally Against Trump and Turnbull’ on Sunday June 11th. The protest will be part of a nation-wide set of rallies that will take place across the country with marches planned in Perth, Sydney, Adelaide and Brisbane, in what has been described as a global day of action. Melbourne will […]

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Hillary Clinton concerned Trump administration will roll back LGBTI rights

Hillary Clinton concerned Trump administration will roll back LGBTI rights

  Hillary Clinton has raised her concern about how the Trump administration will protect LGBT rights saying the current US President can not be relied upon. Clinton was speaking at the New York Gay and Lesbian Center where she was presented with a ‘Trailblazer Award’. Accepting the award Clinton praised the work of LGBT support […]

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Debra Messing says new Will & Grace will be more inclusive

Debra Messing says new Will & Grace will be more inclusive

As the revival season of beloved sitcom Will & Grace comes closer to release, star Debra Messing says the show is going to work hard to keep up with the times. Following the news that the upcoming season will have an extended run, Messing says it’s a whole new world from when the show began almost 20 […]

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Milo Yiannopoulos leaves Breitbart after paedophilia controversy

Milo Yiannopoulos leaves Breitbart after paedophilia controversy

Controversial writer Milo Yiannopoulos has resigned from his position at Brietbart after controversial footage surfaced of the alt-right advocate appearing to support paedophilia. The self-styled “most fabulous supervillain” has been criticised for his anti-LGBTIQ, anti-Islam, racist and misogynistic views for years. Now, the avid Trump supporter has lost a lucrative book deal with publisher Simon […]

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Leslie Jones joins criticism of Milo Yiannopolous book deal

Leslie Jones joins criticism of Milo Yiannopolous book deal

Comedian Leslie Jones has joined in the criticism of publisher Simon & Schuster for promoting controversial alt-right commentator Milo Yiannopoulous and publishing his new book. Yiannopoulus was banned from Twitter last year after berating Jones online with racist remarks after her casting in Paul Feig’s all female reboot of Ghostbusters, encouraging others to follow suit. @SimonBooks […]

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