Art Queer News

A Queer Aesthetic by Artist James Whitworth: Mardi Gras Festival Exhibition in Australia

  “Although Australia’s ABC have called artist Guy James Whitworth ‘promising’ and ‘collectible’ the poster-boy for Sydney’s Queer arts scene is certainly not resting on his reputation for his new exhibition ‘A Queer Aesthetic.’  Citing influences as wide ranging as medieval heraldry, 80’s pop-rock androgyny and neoclassical architecture, Whitworth is still working on his one man artistic revolution, challenging the viewers ideas on […]

Queer News

‘I’m Having a Lesbian’ Billboard Launched for Gay Marriage Campaign in Australia: Video

A PREGNANT woman who is “having a lesbian” stars in a provocative new billboard to promote gay marriage. Parents and Friends of Lesbians and Gays spokeswoman Shelley Argent said the campaign was designed to garner support from mainstream families for gay marriage, on the grounds that gay children were “born that way”. “Being lesbian or […]

Health Queer News

Watch: Australia’s Awe-Inspiring No To Homophobia TV Ads

In an Australian-first, a new public campaign will combine TV ads, social media, online support resources and moving personal stories from people who have experienced harassment to challenge every single member of the community to say no to homophobia, transphobia and biphobia. Two television ads, to be broadcast nationally over the next year, depict the […]

Fashion

Wrangler Australia 2013 Spring/Summer Lookbook

These looks are kind of early 90’s-River  Phoenix before he was dead chic. As many of the world’s renowned fashion cities prepare to roll out winter collections, Australia is looking forward to the summer as its warm-weathered season will begin when our winter starts. In punctual fashion, Wrangler Australia showcases a lookbook highlighting the forthcoming spring/summer line. […]

Queer News

The Shire: Australia’s Answer to Jersey Shore Video Trailer

Gag me with a Spoon or something. Just watch on mute and you’ll be fine. Australian’s are preparing themselves for The Shire, an Aussie version of Jersey Shore. The reality show features an array of twenty somethings going about their lives in Sydney’s Sutherland Shire. Preview of Ten’s new dramality show The Shire. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-4LldU_vcgc&feature=player_embedded More athttp://mumbrella.com.au/the-shire-revealed-would-you-want-to-be-born-with-bra…

Hair Ball of Day

Hunky Bearded Guy Tells His Story of Self Redemption “I’m Free To Be Me” – 2012 Tropfest Finalist

Tropfest  Austraila, 20 years of shorts films inspires all kinds. Beyond this glorious beard is an intriguing story of a man faced  with death, drug addiction and mental health issues and how he danced his way out of it. “I had to find another passion apart from destroying myself,” said Thomas Thomas Franklin is a story of […]

Queer News

Gay Tea Launched in Australia to Benefit LGBT Health Charities

At first you may thin WTF? But we say, B!tch Please (includes chilli for a fiery drinking experience), whatever it takes to help out lovely LGBT community out. A range of gay teas has been launched in Australia to benefit LGBT health charities for the coming month and coincide with Australian Mardis Gras celebrations. A range […]

Music Queer News

GARÇON GARÇON Electro Pop Band From Australia Sporting ‘Butch’ Fashions (DEBUT EP)

Have you met GARCON GARCON? They may be slightly salty for your taste but there is a huge niche for them in the music industry and their popularity is on the up and up: GARCON GARCON are Nathan Mahon (vocals/guitar) and Nick Tsirimokos (synths/production) an electro pop band from Sydney, Australia. They have been making a […]

Hair Ball of Day

Meet Roger & Bryce, Two Scruffy Bear Puppets Out on a Venture and Holding a Mirror up to the LGBT Community

Here is where the welcomed madness all began,  “A parody on the Sh*t people say videos Roger & Bryce take cliches to the next level…and they’re puppets so it’s funnier.”  Roger & Bryce rain on us from  Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, and  say, “now we’re developing it (their act) into a bit of a satirical series with a […]

Hair Ball of Day

(More) Shit Gay Bears Say! Video: What’s the Line Between Funny and Mean?

Shit (yadda yadda yadda) People Say has been beat down like a sick horse, but secretly, however awful they are, I still enjoy watching them to get a sense of people’s perception of others and themselves. But have they just gotten mean? Last week we posted the video Shit Bears Say, to our FACEBOOK PAGE […]

Hair Ball of Day

Video: Harbour City Bears presents BEAR ESSENTIALS 16 – IT’S A WHOLE NEW BALL GAME

Gays are koo koo for coco puffs, sweat, jocks and  Rugby. Take a peek of what I mean in this festive video promo for the Bear Essential Fest in early February 2012. Harbour City Bears presents BEAR ESSENTIALS 16 – IT’S A WHOLE NEW BALL GAME. Be part of the action in Sydney, Australia, 11 […]

Hair Ball of Day

Video: The Men of Friday Night Furlosophy are Back with “Things we JUST HATE!”

The men from Friday Night Furlosophy have released a video spot lighting the things that just make their skin crawl, Things we JUST HATE! Watch I am sure you will be able to relate but your hands will be clean while these two do the dirty work. www.fridaynightfurlosophy.com “We could pretend to be all cerebral […]

Hair Ball of Day

Melbourne, AZ: The Beards & Gay Paris

(Via www.au.timeout.com) These two bands go together like a pot and a parma, but more importantly you’re unlikely to spot finer chin topiary anywhere in this city Head down to Northcote Social Club on Friday, to catch Adelaide’s The Beards pulling tunes from their third fuzz-promoting album – which spawned the smash hit ‘You Should Consider Having Sex With a […]

Health Queer News

AUSTRALIA: R U OK Day: A National Day of Action that Aims to Prevent Suicide| Sept 15

A wonderful message. The world should take notice of the compassion happening down under. Mike Enders VicBears is planning to start some life-changing conversations this September 15, hosting a discussion evening on mental wellbeing and how to look after your mates. The evening is being held to coincide with R U OK Day, a national day […]

Queer News

Binational couple: We want equal treatment (CNN Video Interview)

  ThinkProgress.org reports “This afternoon, CNN hosted Bradford Wells and Anthony John Makk, a binational couple married in Massachusetts in 2004. Makk — who is an Australian — applied for permanent residency, but his application has been denied since the Defense of Marriage Act prohibits the federal government from recognizing same-sex relationships. Wells had this message for […]

This Town Vodcast Videos

Accidental Bear Interviews the Men from FridayNight Furlosophy from Australia: Video

We are very excited to kick off our new series called Interviews on a Budget: no frills, no fancy drink with umbrellas, just jam-packed chit-chat. Jason and Malcolm from FridayNight Furlosophy were the perfect way to “get the party started.” These two adorable Australian Bear homosexual  Homo sapiens are playful and spicy, or maybe that’s the […]