Caught in the ACT: A Memoir by Courtney ACT

Shane Jenek

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Caught in the ACT: A Memoir by Courtney ACT

Caught in the ACT: A Memoir by Courtney ACT

Shane Jenek

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Description

Boy, girl, artist, advocate. Courtney is more than the sum of her parts. Meet Shane Jenek. Raised in the suburbs of Brisbane, Australia, by loving parents, Shane realises from a young age that he's not like all the other boys. At a performing arts agency he discovers his passion for song, dance and performance, and makes a promise to himself: to find a bigger stage. Meet Courtney Act. Born around the turn of the millennium, Courtney makes her name in the gay bars of Sydney. Years later, she makes star turns on RuPaul's Drag Race and Celebrity Big Brother UK, bringing her unique take on drag and gender to the world. Behind this rise to global fame is a story of searching for and finding oneself. Told with Courtney's trademark candour and wit, Caught in the Act is about our journey towards understanding gender, sexuality and identity. It's an often hilarious and at times heartbreaking memoir from a beloved drag and entertainment icon. Most of all, it's a bloody good time.

About the Author

Courtney Act is a drag artist, singer, advocate and cultural provocateur. She has appeared on various reality TV shows, making the top 3 on RuPaul's Drag Race Season 6 and taking the UK by storm on Celebrity Big Brother, which she won. When Courtney isn't busy being glamorous on TV and stage, she's a boy from Australia called Shane Jenek. As a gender-fluid, queer person, Courtney uses her public profile to educate audiences on issues such as gender identity, sexuality, marriage equality, anti-racism and more. As a singer-songwriter she has released a pop EP and entertained audiences in her cabaret shows throughout the world. She currently splits her time following Pride parades and chasing summer between London, Los Angeles and Sydney.

Publishing Information

Publisher: Pantera Press
Pub date: 2022-09-13
Length: 352 pages
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