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Netflix has announced makeover show Queer Eye will return for season two on June 15. The massively successful series, a modernised revival of 2000s-era hit Queer Eye for the Straight Guy, introduced a brand new “Fab Five” – fashion expert Tan France, culture guru Karamo Brown, design expert Bobby Berk, grooming expert Jonathan Van Ness …

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The stage show Stomp is returning to Australia for the first time in five years. Australian audiences will be able to see Stomp’s signature high-octane mix of ensemble choreography, industrial percussion, and continuous comedy. But the show contains no lyrics, with eight performers using nothing but a range of ordinary objects to create music. Everything …

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She’s the crass talking, take-no-prisoners air hostess, who has fought and air-f#$ked her way to the top of the comedy circuit. For over 20 years, air hosties have loved her and the gays have wanted to be her. She’s worked and recorded material for British Airways, Lufthansa, KLM, Air France, Jet Blue and American Airlines. …

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Break out the leather and the latex, because the Sleaze Ball is returning to Brisbane. The Sleaze Balls were held around Australia and modelled on the New York City parties of the same name celebrating everything from high camp drag to full S&M leather. “In the 1990s and early 2000s, the Sleaze Balls were a …

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Comedian Hannah Gadsby has announced the date her critically-acclaimed show Nanette will be released to streaming service Netflix. The show, which was intended to be the Tasmanian comedian’s last before taking a break, has instead launched her to international fame thanks to her powerful and fearless take on queerness, isolation, and homophobia. Gadsby describes the …

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One of the first gay grooms on reality TV series Married at First Sight has claimed appearing on the show left him with post-traumatic stress disorder. Craig Roach was one half of the first ever same-sex couple to appear on the show in 2016. He wed Andy Ankers in a non-binding ceremony in New Zealand …

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Queensland drag star Gayleen Tuckwood has been crowned the winner of this year’s Beauty Pageant at the MELT queer arts festival. The pageant returned this year to crown this year’s most gorgeous drag queen, drag king or transgender beauty, with contestants battling it out across three categories: Graceful Glamazons, Tremendous Talent and Costume with a …

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RuPaul’s Drag Race has welcomed its first trans male member of the show’s “Pit Crew”. In the show’s most recent episode, eagle-eyed fans noticed that transgender model Laith Ashley had joined the Pit Crew, the team of shirtless hunks that assists the competing queens in various challenges. Laith appeared during the episode’s “Pants Down Bottoms …

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