It took him a decade to research and write, but Australian journalist and writer Michael Burge was not about to let his transgender Shakespearean tale languish in the desk drawer. He talks to LGBTicons about his latest book Merely Players: Acting Like Shakespeare Really Matters, searching for queer stage icons, […]
Read the article on hiskind.com here. It’s brilliant.
Barry Church-Woods I use the word kismet far too much for someone who is only a little bit Arabic in the face. I guess beshert would be a better fit for my cultural sensibilities, though again, I’ve never been to temple. Either way; you catch my drift. I live in […]
Dating is hard enough. But try making it work with an emotionally crippled closeted artist. Barry Church-Woods tackles his demons Have you ever been ined? In-ing is a strange phenomenon where people around you would prefer that you’re not a gay. It comes in particularly useful to those who find homosexuality […]
Madonna announces new and exclusive show as part of Rebel Heart jaunt to Australia.
WHEN the South Australian government was caught out by the world’s media for its lax approach to recognising overseas same-sex marriages on death certificates, the justifiable outrage about British national Marco Bulmer-Rizzi being documented as “never married” to husband David resonated with many readers. One small voice of disagreement came from Marriage Alliance, a […]
About a year ago, I saw this photo while casually scrolling through my Instagram one morning. I’m not one for inspirational quotes, particularly ones attributed to “Mx Anonymous”- something mean in me rebukes the pithiness of proverbs, choosing to judge them as trite instead of possibly-generally-wise, resonant, or helpful. And […]
Last night after her gig at Bercy Arena, our very favourite pop artist decided she’s like to visit Place De La Republique in Paris to pay her respects to those who lost their lives in the terrorist attacks on 13 November. On her way, she posted a brief message on Instagram: […]
..and it’s brilliant. Check it out below.
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 […]