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Hateful sprays against gays

BY ALEC SMART In the wake of the national Same-Sex Marriage plebiscite results, which on 15 November revealed 61.6 per cent of Australians had voted ‘Yes’ to allow same-sex couples to marry, two ‘gay-friendly’ wall murals in Sydney’s inner-west were vandalised. A mural on a pub’s exterior wall celebrating the same-sex marriage ‘Yes’ vote, and […]

Please Explain – Halal-Certified Comedy

The Green Left Weekly’s annual comedy night is an evening of bold laughter and bolder jokes as a cross section of the people who make up the city’s social movements converge to watch our most hilarious comedians. “Green Left Weekly has organised these comedy nights now for four years in Sydney; and we pull together […]

Hunting Hanson

BY CHRISTOPHER HARRIS Simon Hunt, also known as Pauline Pantsdown, has said that it may be time to head back to the studio because Australia may need another dose of Pauline pop parody. The two time pop star told City Hub that he was hesitant to fan the fiery Ms Hanson during the election campaign, […]

Back to the future?

Madonna or Kylie? "Dannii. Because I like imitations." Lady Gaga or Nicky Minaj? "Nikki Webster, because I’m an old-fashioned girl. And she needs the help." Like many drag queens, Pauline Pantsdown is good with a quip. But unlike most (and in common with the aforementioned ladies) Pantsdown is also a bona fide pop star. In […]