Meet TANZER // Smirnoff’s LGBTQIA+ SELTZ-AR-TIST Of The Month

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The United Ukrainian Ballet Presents ‘Swan Lake’

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Life

Queer opinion and LGBTIQ+ features

Presented by the low sugar, OG vodka seltzer baddies themselves, Smirnoff are this month featuring Naarm-based songstress, DJ and performer, Tanzer, as our LGBTIQ+ Seltz-Ar-tist of the month!  Yep, the famed vodka favourite, and subsequently the masterminds behind the brand new Spicy Margarita & Watermelon Margarita cocktail inspired vodka seltzers, have decided to use their …

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Swan Lake

“‘Swan Lake’ is a romantic ballet of four scenes in three acts, and which had its genesis in more modest foundations, and with no future expectations.” – Roland Rocchiccioli. Premiering almost a century and a half ago, ‘Swan Lake’ has grown to become one of the most well-known (if not THE most well-known) ballets in …

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Tove Lo Review

In what is arguably the most embarrassing admission I’m going to make all day; this is the first time I have ever seen Tove Lo live. As a gay fan of hers, I’m painfully aware that this is borderline sacrilegious, but please, refrain from gay gasping at me. Over the past few weeks, Tove Lo …

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WIP 2022

“75% of Rainbow Youth in Australia have been bullied, 80% of which occurs in schools; Rainbow Kids are 12 times more likely to experience depression, and five times more likely to experience anxiety; and one-in-four LGBTIQ+ young people have attempted suicide – that’s 25% – which is just crazy,” Glen Hare, Treasurer of Wear It …

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Celebrity Interviews

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Presented by the low sugar, OG vodka seltzer baddies themselves, Smirnoff are this month featuring Naarm-based songstress, DJ and performer, Tanzer, as our LGBTIQ+ Seltz-Ar-tist of the month!  Yep, the famed vodka favourite, and subsequently the masterminds behind the brand new Spicy Margarita & Watermelon Margarita cocktail inspired vodka seltzers, have decided to use their …

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Johnny Manuel

“Johnny Manuel is an artist. He is black. And he is queer.” Those are the three fundamentals that you need to know about the multifaceted R&B singer who now calls Australia home. Born and raised in Michigan (in the US), Johnny Manuel was lucky enough to begin his artistic journey as a teen. He explains, …

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Spankie Jackzon Header

After two months of drag, divas, and drama, a queen with the big four – charisma, uniqueness, nerve and (so, so much) talent – has been crowned winner of Drag Race Down Under S2. Initially landing herself in the bottom two in the very first episode, this 15 year drag veteran would quickly become the …

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Kween Kong Hero Image

Finalist of Drag Race Down Under S2, Kween Kong, catches up with MGG to talk about what she would have spent the prize money on (if she had’ve won), the highlight of her experience, and, “the train wreck of season one.” From the moment she strutted into the werkroom and proudly proclaimed, “honey, I’ve got …

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News

Australian born LGBTIQ+ and human rights campaigner Peter Tatchell was arrested in Qatar today outside the National Museum of Qatar in Doha while staging a one-man protest against Qatar’s criminalisation of LGBTIQ+ people – just 26 days before the start of the football World Cup. This is the first ever public LGBTIQ+ protest in Qatar …

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Johnny Manuel

“Johnny Manuel is an artist. He is black. And he is queer.” Those are the three fundamentals that you need to know about the multifaceted R&B singer who now calls Australia home. Born and raised in Michigan (in the US), Johnny Manuel was lucky enough to begin his artistic journey as a teen. He explains, …

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Spotlight

Brands and businesses that we're currently LOVING....

Presented by the low sugar, OG vodka seltzer baddies themselves, Smirnoff are this month featuring Naarm-based songstress, DJ and performer, Tanzer, as our LGBTIQ+ Seltz-Ar-tist of the month!  Yep, the famed vodka favourite, and subsequently the masterminds behind the brand new Spicy Margarita & Watermelon Margarita cocktail inspired vodka seltzers, have decided to use their …

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As Sydney’s 2022 LGBTIQ+ pride season begins, we’re proud to today launch a new nation-wide LGBTIQ+ inclusive business certification, complete with an online ‘Inclusive Business Directory’, to better help our community and our allies find safer spaces, inclusive businesses and diverse brands. The program is open to all Australian businesses, with major national and international brands …

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Ho, ho, ho-ly heck – it’s Christmas time queens, and you know what that means! Yep, it’s time to absolutely sleigh in the Christmas gift department…which usually includes a mental breakdown in a Westfield shopping Centre…but not this year! Luckily your gay BFFs here at A Modern Gay’s Guide have you absolutely covered with our top picks …

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