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Yes, that’s right. 25 years ago today, Madonna released her first greatest hits collection, The Immaculate Collection, featuring 15 digitally remastered tracks (remember when QSound was a big thing?) and 2 brand new tracks, Justify My Love and Rescue Me. We still haven’t forgiven her for dropping True Blue and Dress […]
In 2015, Australian journalist and writer Michael Burge published his non-fiction debut, a biting memoir about the ‘David and Goliath’ battle he fought to have his relationship recognised after the death of his partner, Jono. Get the flavour of the book from this abridged audio play, performed by Michael. To […]
Adele just released her brand new track Hello alongside it’s companion video. 4 years is a long time to wait for new material – but this track is absolutely stunning and has us very excited for the new LP ’25’. Dig in!
My dear, In the midst of hate, I found there was, within me, an invincible love. In the midst of tears, I found there was, within me, an invincible smile. In the midst of chaos, I found there was, within me, an invincible calm. I realized, through it all, that… […]
Yesterday was National Coming Out Day and it caused quite a bit of chatter on social media. Today, we revisit a piece by Josef Church-Woods that helped launch LGBTicons. “I’m not sure I would go as far as to say that gay celebrities have a social or moral duty to be […]
After years in the day job wilderness Australian journalist and writer Michael Burge has made a splash on the literary scene with a biting debut memoir and his first collection of short fiction. He talks to LGBTicons about creating gay characters, and the hard sell of gay-themed writing. LGBTicons: You’ve […]
When I was 14, my dad was in Edinburgh and his Ford Cortina broke down. Needing to use the toilet, he popped into a small unassuming bar next to the Playhouse while my Granda continued to ‘footer about’ with the engine. My dad and Granda were both pretty gangster in […]
Last Sunday, I was at the Stonewall Inn in New York City to kick off a campaign to make neighboring Christopher Park a national park. As the site of the infamous 1969 riots that energized the struggle for LGBT equality, it deserves to be memorialized and for its spot in history to be officially recognized. Those […]