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Today’s Lady News: Aussies Won’t Let Lesbian Teen Take Her GF To School Dance

Hannah Williams, 16, of Melbourne, Australia, says she can’t bring her 15-year-old girlfriend Savannah Supski to the school’s formal dance, but that she could bring a male date instead. Girl, you should call up Constance McMillen, that Mississippi lesbian who got the ACLU to sue her school district and won! [Queerty]
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Oprah Bringing Her Entire Studio Audience To Australia

Yesterday, Oprah kicked off her 25th season. The guests for the show were a total snoozefest—Don Johnson, Paul Simon, and John Travolta, of whom the Big O said, “Twenty-five years later, you still make my heart go pitter-patter.” But things got much more interesting later in the show when John was pulled onstage in… More »


Australian Pottymouths Fined Up To $300 For Public Cussing

Civil liberties nightmare or a f**king great idea? Police in Queensland, Australia, now have the authority to fine citizens $100 to $300 for committing the “public nuisance” of cussing in public. Queensland’s head of state, Anna Bligh, said to expect a 20 percent rise in public nuisance complaints, based on trial programs in South Brisbane… More »


You Can’t Get Raped In Skinny Jeans, Jury Says

An Australian jury acquitted 23-year-old Nicholas Gonzales of rape because it refused to believe the alleged victim’s skinny jeans could have been removed without “collaboration.” Gonzales and the alleged victim, a 24-year-old woman, met for drinks in April 2008 and then returned to his house to listen to music. Gonzales claims they had consensual sex… More »


Today In Stupidity: Gay Dog Discrimination

Every now and then, we come across a story so absurd that it’s almost hard to figure out where to begin with mocking it mercilessly. So here goes: A restaurant in Australia called Thai Spice has been fined $1400 for refusing to seat a blind man and his guide dog. The restaurant has a sign… More »


Australians Want To Ban Small-Breasted Women And Female Ejaculation In Porn

The Australian government apparently has some issues with a woman’s “down under.” The Classification Board for the country’s smut industry is working on banning porn that includes female ejaculation and/or small breasts. The censors are trying to block any websites that include or link to material that include these particular “offenders.” Customs officials are also… More »


Should Scientology Be Classified As A Criminal Organization Instead Of A Religion?

Watch out Tom Cruise. The Australian government might try to declassify Scientology as a religion and reclassify it as a criminal organization. In a speech he gave to the Aussie Senate on Tuesday night, Senator Nick Xenophon claimed that the church was guilty of torture, forced imprisonment, and coerced abortion, embezzlement and blackmail. He unearthed… More »


Female Twins In An All-Girl Gang Acquitted Because No One Could Tell Who Did What

Australians Courtney and Amelia Prentice—19-year-old twins who look like bad-ass versions of Lauren Conrad—used to be part of an all-girl gang that spent a lot of time getting drunk and roaming the streets looking for fights. Last year, the group encountered two chicks on the beach and beat the crap out of them, knocking them… More »


The Daily Squeeze: Hugh Jackman Half-Naked, First Ladies, And Professional Chocolate Tasting

If you’re at all interested in seeing Hugh Jackman’s bare chest, you should go see “Australia” this weekend. [NY Mag]

First lady Laura Bush is planning to write a memoir and is shopping the idea around to various publishers. According to AP, books from recent first ladies have a more dependable commercial appeal than… More »


Hugh Jackman Is People’s “Sexiest Man Alive”

So, People has spoken, and they’ve chosen “Australia” star Hugh Jackman as 2008’s “Sexiest Man Alive.” Jackman certainly is a hot piece — we like the tan, rugged look he sports in the movie — and he has that magical ability to play fey just as well as he plays macho. The proof is in… More »


Nicole Kidman On Falling In Love For A Movie

Nicole Kidman and Hugh Jackman appeared on “Oprah” yesterday to promote their epic love story “Australia”, directed by Baz Luhrman, out Thanksgiving weekend. One of the most interesting moments came when Nicole described how intently she devotes herself to portraying a love story, implying that during those moments in filming that she tries… More »


The Daily Squeeze: George Clooney, Dylan McKay, And Female Condoms

George Clooney’s character in “Burn After Reading” is a sex addict. The sex toys from the movie are now selling out in stores. [NY Post]
Dylan McKay will not be returning to Beverly Hills. Though he’s been asked to make an appearance on the new “90210,” Luke Perry won’t reprise the role. Move on,… More »


No More Playground Fun: Australian School Bans Cartwheels

If I could still do a cartwheel without hurting myself, I would. Just watching Shawn Johnson do those amazing gymnastic-tastic moves at the Olympics made me hearken back to a time when I would spend recess walking on my hands without worrying that my shirt was covering my face instead of my mosquito bites. Sigh,… More »


The Daily Squeeze: Idol On Broadway, Hallmark Stores, And Money For Abortions

American Idol alum Ace Young will join the Broadway cast of Grease September 9 playing the part of Kenickie. [AP] … More »


Australian Mayor Wants Ugly Women To Move To His Town

The mayor of Mount Isa, a mining town in Australia, is encouraging women with sub-par looks to move to the area, because he thinks they’ll find happiness there. According to Reuters, the mayor was quoted in the Townsville Bulletin last week, saying of Mount Isa, “Quite often you will see walking down the street a… More »


Love Vandal: Down Under

We dream of going to Australia, so it was awfully nice that reader Kelsey sent us this photo from Watson’s Bay. [Photo: Kelsey Wesson]

Have you seen graffiti that’s kind of sweet (even if it is against the law)? Send us a pic at tips@thefrisky.com.More »


The Daily Squeeze: Stubble, The Life For Sale Conclusion, And U.S. Drug Use

Women prefer men with stubble. [MarieClaire.co.uk]
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Stem Cells: Regrow Your Own Perfect Body

Want to be wrinkle-free with a rack like casaba melons? You could be pretty forever, thanks to the fountain of youth that are stems cells. Australia just lifted its ban on cloning embryos in the hopes that this research will have many cosmetic, and not just medical, benefits. In the U.S., the National Cancer Institute… More »