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85-year-old James “Gypsy” Haake has proudly proclaimed the title of “the world’s oldest working drag queen,” and he’s still going strong: he just recently become friends with Miley Cyrus. Haake appears in the music video for Miley Cyrus’ latest single “Younger Now,” and took to the stage to perform live with Cyrus at the MTV …

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The first photo of actor Rami Malek in character as Freddie Mercury in the Queen biopic “Bohemian Rhapsody” has been released. The photo was released on Tuesday, on what would’ve been the iconic rocker’s 71st birthday. Malek told Entertainment Weekly of his first time in hair and makeup: “When you’re able to open your eyes …

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An Adelaide musician’s musical open letter to Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull on the issue of marriage equality has gone viral on social media. The 22-year-old recorded the song “Dear Malcolm Turnbull” with a group of volunteer musicians and posted it to his Facebook page, where it’s been viewed more than 103,000 times in less than …

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Kinky Boots is one of the best, best musicals I’ve seen in a very long time. Usually on an opening night, the audience is very staid – I think I saw the governor’s car there – and a few other people in the audience were very reserved. But at the end of the show, they …

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Singer Pink has delivered an emotional speech about self-image and gender fluidity at the MTV Video Music Awards last weekend. At the ceremony, the singer performed a medley of her hit songs and accepted the Michael Jackson Video Vanguard Award, honouring her career. On stage, the 37-year-old shared a story about her six-year-old daughter Willow, …

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An Asia-Pacific spinoff of the popular Eurovision Song Contest has been formally announced. While the format is still in development and is oddly titled Eurovision Asia, organisers say as many as 20 countries will come together each year and compete for a place in a live Grand Final. “Countries from the Asia-Pacific region will be …

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Aaron Carter opened up about his sexual identity in an emotional social media post directed to his fans over the weekend “There’s something I’d like to say that I feel is important for myself and my identity that has been weighing on my chest for nearly half of my life,” the 29-year-old singer wrote. “This …

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Roger Taylor and Brian May have announced that the upcoming Queen and Freddie Mercury biopic, titled Bohemian Rhapsody, will soon start production. “The film is now ‘as-close-as-that’ to start of shooting,” the band wrote in an announcement on their website. “Pre-production begins next week in the UK to prepare for start of principal photography in …

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The late George Michael will be honoured posthumously next month with an award from Project Angel Food, a charity he supported for years. The Los Angeles-based charity delivers meals to critically-ill patients and on August 19 they’ll honour Michael with the Elizabeth Taylor Humanitarian Award at the 27th Annual Project Angel Food Gala. Project Angel …

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Icelandic band Sigur Ros have unveiled the pro-equality t-shirts they plan to sell at Margaret Court Arena, to hit back at the tennis legend’s recent anti-gay comments. Sigur Ros (pictured) is touring Australia this month and will play the Melbourne venue on July 27. The band, whose frontman Jónsi Birgisson is openly gay, announced last …

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