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Tom Ballard alleged sexual assault

Comedian Tom Ballard’s talk show Tonightly has been axed, the ABC has announced. The ABC said in a statement that Tonightly With Tom Ballard wouldn’t be renewed and will air its last episode on September 7. Host Tom Ballard said that it had been “an honour and a privilege” to host the show, “even though …

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Australian drag queens appear on the ABC series You Can't Ask That

The ABC’s eye-opening series You Can’t Ask That Is returning next year and producers are looking for intersex Australians to appear on the show to answer those questions that people are too afraid to ask. The fascinating show allows people from marginalised or misunderstood groups and communities to answer questions – some ignorant, some well-meaning, …

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Tom Ballard alleged sexual assault

Comedian and TV host Tom Ballard has denied an allegation that he sexually assaulted a man in 2014. In a post on Facebook on Saturday, the man alleged that Ballard indecently assaulted him in a hotel room in June 2014, Fairfax Media reported. The man said he went to the police but the investigation didn’t …

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Two of the lead actors from ABC TV movie Riot have received Logie nominations for their roles in the gay rights drama. Damon Herriman, who played gay rights activist Lance Gowland, has been nominated in the Most Outstanding Actor category, while actress Kate Box scored a nomination for Most Outstanding Actress for her portrayal of …

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Queer viewers have paid emotional tribute to Australia’s pioneering Mardi Gras protesters “the ’78ers,” depicted in the ABC’s TV movie Riot on Sunday night. The movie follows some of the key figures, including Lance Gowland and Marg McMann, who were part of Sydney’s first gay rights activist group CAMP (Campaign Against Moral Persecution) NSW and …

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As the historic 40th anniversary of Sydney Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras approaches, the ABC has unveiled the first trailer for their upcoming LGBTI rights telemovie Riot. The movie will follow a group of activists who were part of Sydney’s first gay rights organisation CAMP (Campaign Against Moral Persecution) NSW and the landmark protest on …

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The ABC’s eye-opening series You Can’t Ask That is returning next year, and they’re looking for Australian drag queens to answer those questions that people are too afraid to ask. If you haven’t seen it, the fascinating show gets people from marginalised or misunderstood groups to answer questions – some ignorant, some well-meaning, some both …

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