INTERVIEW

Navigating Horizons: Sani Townson’s Dance Journey

Sani Townson, artist, dancer, and theatremaker, shares his personal, cultural, and artistic journey on stages across Australia. Ahead of the Bangarra Dance Theatre's new masterpiece ‘Horizon’ Sani spoke with FUSE about this amazing show and his artistic influences.

INTERVIEW

Trophy Boys – An unfiltered look at modern masculinity with a twist!

Featuring a cast of female and non-binary performers in drag, the work uses queering as a playful and powerful tool to interrogate the well-documented culture of toxic masculinity, misogyny and internalised homophobia in elite boys schools.
QUEER TV

Netflix’s 'Ripley'... mesmerising or charmless

Netflix’s Moody Fresh Take! The eight-episode adaptation, an Italy-set black-and-white thriller about the gay eponymous grifter turned sociopath. Depending on whom you ask, 'Ripley' is either “mesmerizing” or “charmless”.
SHORT FILM

 I Just Don't Like You... A Love Story

A day hike puts Jacob and Justin's relationship to the ultimate test. Will they make it off this deserted island? Are they lost in more ways than one? Is it game over for the couple?
QUEER TV

All of Us Strangers, a dark and twisty gay love story

On the surface, All of Us Strangers, directed by Andrew Haigh, is a dark and twisty love story. Underneath, there is the often-present storyline seen in queer cinema: that of trauma and tragedy.

LGBTIQ+ FILM & TV

FILM

New Aussie gay thriller plays one-night only in Canberra

In The Room Where He Waits is the haunting debut gay film from award-winning local Australian filmmaker Timothy Despina Marshall.
ON THE COUCH

Couch Potato - Queer Streaming Picks 2024

FUSE Magazine film writer and movie buff Dwayne Lennoxs picks his TV highlight to start off your 2024 with queerness, desire, triumph and a few thrills!
MGFF 2024

Mardi Gras Film Festival 2024 Teasers

Check below for a sneak peek at the incredible cinematic journey awaiting you at the Mardi Gras Film Festival 2024. On tour nationally.
AT THE MOVIES

Essential movies to watch this Summer

FUSE Magazine film writer and movie buff Dwayne Lennoxs picks his movie highlights and must-sees for Summer 2023, including Saltburn, Maestro, Poor Things and our favourite All Of Us Strangers.
FILM

Elliot Page cracks open hearts and minds

Read Time 3 Mins. Transgender actor Elliot Page hopes that his role in “Close to You” moves people and cracks open the hearts and minds.
AT THE MOVIES

Essential movies to watch this Winter

FUSE Magazine film writer and movie buff Dwayne Lennoxs picks his movie highlights and must-sees for Winter 2023, including You Hurt My Feelings, No Hard Feelings, Mission: Impossible and of course Barbie!
LOCAL CULTURE

Venus Mantrap – Valley of the Molls

Growing up on the south side of Canberra can be a drag. Through lip-syncing, storytelling and art, drag performer Venus Mantrap attempts to make sense of the fraught landscape of adolescents in their new show Valley of the Molls.
POP CULTURE

Gay Vampires: Out of the coffin, out of the closet

There’s always been something fabulously gay about vampires. Vampire stories are traditionally rife with desires and invisible secrets from their early canonisation in popular culture.


MGFF 2024

Mardi Gras Film Festival 2024 Teasers

Check below for a sneak peek at the incredible cinematic journey awaiting you at the Mardi Gras Film Festival 2024. On tour nationally.
AT THE MOVIES

Essential movies to watch this Summer

FUSE Magazine film writer and movie buff Dwayne Lennoxs picks his movie highlights and must-sees for Summer 2023, including Saltburn, Maestro, Poor Things and our favourite All Of Us Strangers.
FILM

Elliot Page cracks open hearts and minds

Read Time 3 Mins. Transgender actor Elliot Page hopes that his role in “Close to You” moves people and cracks open the hearts and minds.
AT THE MOVIES

Essential movies to watch this Winter

FUSE Magazine film writer and movie buff Dwayne Lennoxs picks his movie highlights and must-sees for Winter 2023, including You Hurt My Feelings, No Hard Feelings, Mission: Impossible and of course Barbie!

Ear Candy

Troye Sivan announces November Aussie Tour

I want this to be the pop show. It has to be the party. It has to be the best night of your life, the best night of my life... Aussie gay pop king Troye Sivan is coming home to tour Australia in November!

THEATRE, ARTS &  BOOKS

INTERVIEW

Navigating Horizons: Sani Townson’s Dance Journey

Sani Townson, artist, dancer, and theatremaker, shares his personal, cultural, and artistic journey on stages across Australia. Ahead of the Bangarra Dance Theatre's new masterpiece ‘Horizon’ Sani spoke with FUSE about this amazing show and his artistic influences.
Drag

Bianca Del Rio has officially announced her new comedy

Exciting announcement, Bianca Del Rio is bringing her new stand-up world comedy tour titled Dead Inside to Australia and New Zealand in January and February 2025.
Theatre

The End Of The Wharf As We Know It!

After twenty-five year on stage the hilarious Wharf Revue crew have decided to call it a day announcing their last show ever!
THEATRE

Betty Grumble’s ‘Enemies of Grooviness Eat Sh!t’: A Subversive Celebration

Acclaimed performance artist Emma Maye Gibson, aka Betty Grumble, discusses her acclaimed show, ‘Enemies of Grooviness Eat Sh!t,’ set to hit the Canberra Theatre in September as part of the Valance performance series.
INTERVIEW

Trophy Boys – An unfiltered look at modern masculinity with a twist!

Featuring a cast of female and non-binary performers in drag, the work uses queering as a playful and powerful tool to interrogate the well-documented culture of toxic masculinity, misogyny and internalised homophobia in elite boys schools.
Louis Grant
INTERVIEW

A reflection of my queer life

Queer Canberra artist Louis Grant uses fluid mediums to speak of social and psychological spaces that can themselves be seen as 'unstable compounds'. He is currently exhibiting at Tuggeranong Arts Centre.
Samuel Leighton-Dore
INTERVIEW

The Power of Queer Storytelling

FUSE was super excited to have a heart-to-heart with queer screenwriter, director and multidisciplinary visual artist Samuel Leighton-Dore.
Karl Metzger self-portrait, 'SINCERITY IS SCARY' 2024
ART

Queer artist slected for Napier Waller Art Prize

A queer artist and Australian Defence Force member, Karl Metzger, has been selected to take part in the Australian War Meroirals' Napier Waller Art Prize.

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