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Growing up, a lesbian rom com could have changed my life. This new Australian film made me weep | Rebecca Shaw

Ellie & Abbie (& Ellie’s Dead Aunt) shows many queer kids no longer feel they have to hide who they areI was recently asked to guest on a podcast called Were You Hot in High School? The premise is fairly self-explanatory – you go on and talk about your high school experience, what dating and romance was like, and tell funny stories about it all. As I started preparing for it, I realised my answer to the podcast’s title was going to be: “I was nothing in high school.” I don’t have any funny stori...
Tags: Film, Culture, Queensland, LGBT rights, Sydney, Sydney Gay And Lesbian Mardi Gras, Rebecca Shaw, Ellie Abbie Ellie

'Wicked' storms illuminate Sydney skyline with lightning flashes

A potent front pushed through Sydney, Australia, on Tuesday night, bringing with it an intense lightning show and powerful winds.The power was cut to many throughout the city as gusty winds brought down trees and power lines.> Whoa sydneystorms> > -- Jess Hart (@JessIntuitAU) February 18, 2020Energy company Ausgrid reported that the lightning storm was affecting the electricity network. They listed that more than 25,000 properties were without power as of 11:30 p.m. lo...
Tags: Science, Australia, New South Wales, Sydney, Melbourne, Herald, Accuweather, Syndey, Sydney Australia, Dubbo, Sydney Airport, Rural Fire Service, Ausgrid, Endeavour Energy, DirecTV Frontier, Jess Hart

Lightning illuminates the sky in Sydney as powerful storms cut power, bring damage

A potent front pushed through Sydney, Australia, on Tuesday night, bringing with it an intense lightning show and powerful winds.The power was cut to many throughout the city as gusty winds brought down trees and power lines.> Whoa sydneystorms> > -- Jess Hart (@JessIntuitAU) February 18, 2020Energy company Ausgrid reported that the lightning storm was affecting the electricity network. They listed that more than 25,000 properties were without power as of 11:30 p.m. lo...
Tags: Science, Australia, Sydney, Melbourne, Herald, Accuweather, Syndey, Sydney Australia, Dubbo, Sydney Airport, New South Wales Police, Ausgrid, Endeavour Energy, DirecTV Frontier, Jess Hart, Rural Fire Service of Hornsby Heights

Australia: Books, cartoons and dolls can amount to child pornography - Sydney Criminal Lawyers

Child pornography & child abuse material laws extend beyond child abuse material applying to images of real life children.
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Dire Contact is a continuation of Jacob Boylan’s exploration of his experience of contemporary Australia. Guided by the restrictions of found imagery Jacob attempts to navigate his way through cliché’s, hypocrisies, stereotypes and everyday banalities of Australian society. In Dire Contact he has especially focused on the subtleties of our multi-faceted “national identity”, asking the audience to prod past their initial impressions and look deeper into what the images represent. JACOB BOYLAN ...
Tags: Travel, Featured, News, Australia, Culture, Sydney, Art Education, Jacob, Byron Bay, JACOB BOYLAN, Northern Rivers Jacob, COFA, SCU Lismore

‘I Am Not Okay With This’ Trailer: A Coming-of-Age Superhero Movie in the Vein of John Hughes

If you’ve had enough of big screen superheroes lately, maybe you’d like an origin story for one that feels more like a John Hughes high school movie with all the teenage trials and tribulations you can handle. That’s what Netflix is hoping with their new series I Am Not Okay With This, based on Charles Forsman ‘s graphic novel of the same name. IT franchise star Sophia Lillis leads the series as Sydney, an introverted, disaffected teenage girl who not only has to deal with all the nonsense of ...
Tags: Comic Book/Superhero, Netflix, Teen, Television, TV Trailer, I Am Not Okay With This, Jonathan Entwistle, Sophia Lillis, Wyatt Oleff

I Am Not Okay With This Trailer Starring Sophia Lillis

BEGIN SLIDESHOW I Am Not Okay With This trailer starring Sophia Lillis Netflix has released the official trailer for their forthcoming series adaptation of I Am Not Okay With This, featuring IT alum Sophia Lillis as she deals with the complications of growing up while also trying to figure out how to control her newfound power. Based on Charles Forsman’s super coming-of-age graphic novel of the same name, the series will be making its debut on Wednesday, February 26. Check out the video...
Tags: Video, TV, Movies, Netflix, Amy Poehler, Sydney, TV News, Liam, Charles Forsman, Richard Ellis, ComingSoon, Josh Barry, Sophia Lillis, Brad Lewis, Oleff, Jonathan Entwistle

Madalyn Davis: Sydney cliff death woman 'died from head injuries'

The body of Madalyn Davis was found at the bottom of a cliff in Diamond Bay at the start of the year.
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K. D. Lang stuns the crowd at Fire Fight Australia with "Hallelujah"

The crowd at this weekend's Fire Fight Australia was humbled by an intense, heart-felt performance by k.d. lang of her signature cover of Leonard Cohen's "Hallelujah." Fire Fight Australia was a benefit concert held in Sydney to help raise relief money in the wake of the country's devastating brush fires. Image: YouTube
Tags: Post, Video, Music, News, Australia, Sydney, Leonard Cohen, Concerts, LANG, Hallelujah, Bushfirecrisis

Australia: Should catfishing be a crime? - Sydney Criminal Lawyers

Catfishing is the term generally given to 'fake' online relationships and can be related to a form of identity theft.
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ABC raid: Australian public broadcaster loses legal challenge

Last year, police searched the Sydney newsroom of the ABC and the home of one of its journalists.
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Watch Queen & Adam Lambert Re-Enact Band’s Live Aid Set at Australia Wildfire Benefit

Queen + Adam Lambert rocked Australian fans with a re-enactment of the band’s iconic 1985 Live Aid performance at a benefit aiding those affected by the country’s recent bushfires. The band performed Sunday at a benefit for Fire Fight Australia at Sydney’s ANZ Stadium, raising funds for bushfire relief, and gave concert goers an extra […]
Tags: News, Australia, Sydney, Queen, Freddie Mercury, Adam Lambert, Australia Wildfire Benefit

The Gran Turismo Championships Are Live Right Now

The Gran Turismo Championships are underway in Sydney, and you can watch all the Nations Cup action right here, right now
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Queen reprise 22-minute Live Aid set at Fire Fight Australia concert

The 22-minute set was a highlight of a Sydney benefit concert to raise millions for bushfire relief.
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Australia fires: Thousands in Sydney for Fight Fire Australia concert

Australians attend a huge benefit concert in Sydney aiming to raise millions for bushfire relief.
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The dinosaur in the cupboard under the stairs

The mystery surrounding dinosaur footprints on a cave ceiling in Central Queensland has been solved after more than a half a century.University of Queensland palaeontologist Dr Anthony Romilio discovered pieces to a decades-old puzzle in an unusual place - a cupboard under the stairs of a suburban Sydney home.
Tags: Science, Sydney, University Of Queensland, Central Queensland, Anthony Romilio

More showers expected for NSW as ash and debris found in Sydney's main water supply

Wet weather expected to continue in parts of NSW, with showers and possible storms predictedSydney and New South Wales coastal residents are in for more wet weather with showers and possible storms predicted throughout the day.The Bureau of Meteorology said central and southern NSW coastal areas will experience offshore winds, which have caused havoc since ex-cyclone Uesi passed through to the south of the country. Continue reading...
Tags: Environment, Water, Australia news, New South Wales, Sydney, Flooding, Australia Weather, Bureau of Meteorology


Splendour in the Grass is thrilled to welcome Berlin-based Australian artist, animator and award-winning music-video director Lucy Dyson as the festivals 2020 Artist in Residence. Lucy’s residency with Splendour will include creation of the festival’s 2020 artwork, poster and official lineup announce video and you’ll also be able to see some of her work onsite at the event. Lucy’s “beautifully detailed, unique and off-beat” (Gotye) collages have been commissioned for album covers and exhib...
Tags: Travel, Featured, Beyonce, News, Berlin, Nike, Culture, Paris, Sydney, Lucy, Festivals & Events, Bey, Paul Smith, Byron Bay, Jon Spencer Blues Explosion, Gotye

Australia: NSW government shuts down strip search inquiry by police watchdog - Sydney Criminal Lawyers

The inquiry involved stark accounts of how NSW police officers conducted strip searches on minors at music festivals.
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Queensland dam breach prompts evacuation downstream

Threat of flooding eases but evacuation order remains in place, while flash-flooding forecast in parts of NSWAn engineer says the risk of flooding from a Queensland dam is starting to reduce, but there are still fears for 12 farms.The rural properties were evacuated overnight after a landowner spotted a 3.5m hole in the dam on his property at Talgai, about 170 kilometres southwest of Brisbane, on Friday afternoon. Continue reading...
Tags: Queensland, New South Wales, Sydney, Brisbane, Victoria, Melbourne, Australia Weather, Talgai

Australia: Calls for a parliamentary inquiry into death of TJ Hickey, sixteen years on - Sydney Criminal Lawyers

It is sixteen years since Thomas (TJ) Hickey was thrown from his push bike and impaled on a fence in inner city Sydney.
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How To Plan the Perfect Party For Any Occasion

Whether you are looking to plan the perfect party for a birthday, a wedding reception, a corporate event or a charity fundraiser, there is a core list of unchanging elements that you need to organize to ensure that your party is a success.  From picking the ideal venue to choosing the entertainment and ensuring that the catering is spot on, if you take the time and effort to plan the most important aspects of a party, the rest will simply fall into place. So, if you have been given t...
Tags: Google, Facebook, Fashion, Entertainment, Sydney, Party, Christmas Party, Holiday Party, Birthday Party, Party Ideas, Home Life, Party Planning, Holiday Features

Road to Tournament of Hearts a different one for Ontario's Rachel Homan

MOOSE JAW, Sask. — Returning to the national women's curling championship in an unusual season for her team is particularly satisfying for Rachel Homan.The skip and second Joanne Courtney each became moms for the first time last year, adding a layer of unknown to preparation and performance.Physical recovery from childbirth and how to juggle the travel schedule elite curling demands were puzzles to be solved.So even for a veteran like Homan, claiming a fifth Ontario women's title to ge...
Tags: News, Canada, Sydney, Cornwall, Alberta, Edmonton, Hearts, Ontario, Alexander, George, The Canadian Press, Carey, Rachel Homan, Homan, Courtney, Donna Spencer

Facebook Australia's ex-head of operations is selling his San Francisco home that sits on a beloved off-beaten path in the city. Take a look inside the $4 million house.

A four-story home on San Francisco's Macondray Lane is for sale for $4 million. Its owner is Facebook Australia's former head of operations, Paul Borrud, who left the company in 2012 but remained in Sydney. Macondray Lane is one of the most romanticized parts of the city, having been fictionalized in Armistead Maupin's book series "Tales of the City." Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. Nestled in San Francisco's Russian Hill neighborhood is a pedestrian street surrounded by f...
Tags: Facebook, Australia, San Francisco, Trends, Netflix, Sydney, New Zealand, Taylor, Zillow, Redfin, Laura Linney, Russian Hill, Alcatraz, Leavenworth, Armistead Maupin, Bay Bridge Coit Tower

ICYMI: Blizzard, cold and flooding rains roil parts of U.S., and heavy rains nearly ends Australia's bushfire catastrophe

It was a frigid week for several spots across the United States as blizzards hindered travel on slick and slushy roadways for many drivers. Meanwhile, the flooding in the Deep South led to a rather unfortunate side effect in Alabama, and some much-needed good news has risen from the ashes of the devastating Australia bushfires. Here's a look back at the week in weather.Brutal blizzard, frigid cold blasts through northern US A truck drove off the side of the road in limited visibility Wedn...
Tags: Europe, National Weather Service, England, Science, Minnesota, Mississippi, Wales, Colorado, Australia, Washington Post, France, Germany, Iraq, Russia, US, Alabama

Sam Smith serves up gorgeous new ballad and details of third album

  View this post on Instagram   A post shared by Sam Smith (@samsmith) on Feb 10, 2020 at 7:11am PST Sam Smith has dropped their latest track and revealed the release date of their new album. On their social media channels yesterday, they posted an image – presumably cover art – with the message: “My THIRD album TO DIE FOR is yours May 1st!!!! You can preorder tomorrow. “I‘m more proud of this album than...
Tags: Entertainment, Lifestyle, Sam Smith, Sydney, Smith, Ad Friendly, Queerty, Mardi Gras, Donna Summer, To Die For

Zuckerberg’s Priority; BackRub & Burbn; 3 Strategies for Women

Dear ScaleUps,  Hope it’s been a productive and purposeful week. Here are some insights/opportunities to help you outlearn/outthink the competition. …while I’m glad I did annual challenges over the last decade, it’s time to do something different. This decade I’m going to take a longer-term focus.   Mark Zuckerberg, Facebook CEO 3 Strategies Women Can Use to Be Heard at Work -- This Fortune article details three ways women can deal with mansplaining, bropr...
Tags: Google, Amazon, Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg, Leadership, Instagram, Australia, Sydney, Shark Tank, Odeo, Zuckerberg, Max, Ben, Bill Gallagher, Better Book Club, John Ratliff

Sexual abuse charges against Blue Mountains circus school group dropped

Group arrested for a series of alleged sexual abuse crimes at a NSW circus school elated after all charges dropped A group of people arrested for an alleged series of child sexual abuse crimes linked to a circus school in the Blue Mountains are feeling “total elation” after the charges were dropped in a Sydney court.Defence lawyer Bryan Wrench says more than 100 charges levelled against seven people were dropped in Penrith local court on Friday. Continue reading...
Tags: Australia news, New South Wales, Sydney, Australian police and policing, Blue Mountains, Penrith, Bryan Wrench

Storms to hit Sydney over weekend as Lord Howe Island endures ex-cyclone Uesi

Low pressure system to move south bringing heavy rain and thunderstorms Residents and tourists on Lord Howe Island in the Tasman Sea off the New South Wales north coast appear to have had a lucky escape after they were battered by ex-cyclone Uesi overnight on Thursday.The World Heritage listed island, which is home to about 400 people along with 400 tourists, was battered by wind gusts of up to 154km/hr, but on Friday morning there had not yet been any major damage reported. Continue reading...
Tags: Australia news, Queensland, New South Wales, Sydney, Australia Weather, World Heritage, Tasman Sea, Howe Island, Lord Howe Island

A capsule look at teams entered in the Canadian women's curling championship

A team-by-team look at the field for the 2020 Canadian women's curling championship including skip, teammates, home club, background information and ranking:___Team CanadaSkip: Chelsea CareyTeammates: Sarah Wilkes (third), Dana Ferguson (second), Rachel Brown (lead)Home Club: The Glencoe Club (Calgary)Background: Carey is looking for her third national title as skip and second straight with her current team.CTRS Ranking: No. 5___Team AlbertaSkip: Laura WalkerTeammates: Kate Cameron (third),...
Tags: News, Canada, Chelsea, Sydney, Newfoundland, Vancouver, Nova Scotia, Jones, Hamilton, Saskatchewan, Ontario, Manitoba, Brown, Baldwin, Walker, Lawton