Annabel Ross

Annabel Ross

Annabel Ross is a Reporter for The Age.

Emporium Melbourne shopping centre due to open within weeks

Annabel Ross For those who hate winter, but love shopping, the soon-to-be opened Emporium Melbourne shopping centre is sure to appeal.

'I don’t need a penis to feel like a dude'


Annabel Ross Meet Buck Angel: trans man, adult film star and LGBT icon.

Festive fails

Dos and don'ts of lovers' gifts

Christmas gift guide

Annabel Ross In the spirit of the silly season, we've comprised a list of dos and don’ts when it comes to Christmas shopping for your lovers.

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Dating tips for beta males

Dating tips for beta males

love puff

Annabel Ross They may make better long-term partners, but some men need extra help off the starting blocks.

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Hard work

I was a porn star

Ron Jeremy

Annabel Ross After two years of casual work as a porn star, Adam* is taking an indefinite, possibly permanent break.

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No desire

Never been kissed

Zoe Feigen

Annabel Ross Zoe Feigen has never been kissed and is still a virgin. But, this doesn't bother the 24-year-old who "came out" as an asexual while on a Contiki tour.

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Secret lives

'I am a dominatrix'

Dominatrix: Alex Vicia and her submissive.

Annabel Ross Mistress Alex Vicia talks about her career with Annabel Ross.

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'My biggest sin is creating lustful eyes': meet stripper Pistol Pete

Pistol Pete.

Annabel Ross Greek-born, Melbourne-based stripper, Pistol Pete, won't accept a booking after 11pm on a Saturday night. An Orthodox Christian, he gets up at 8am every Sunday to go to church.

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Frank admission

'I tell them I'm a hooker': confessions of a sex worker


Annabel Ross One woman offers insight into her life as a sex worker; why she does it and what she tells her children.

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Breaking up

Break up etiquette

Breaking up: can you still be friends on Facebook?

Annabel Ross There are rules for dating but what about rules for breaking up?

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Secret lives

I am a male escort


Annabel Ross Ever wonder what drives someone to become a male escort? What they do and don't offer? Well meet Jamie Close.

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Severing ties

Split decision: where your ex's friends fit in

Split decision: a partner is often not the only thing you lose in a break up.

Annabel Ross Should you lose your ex's friends when you break up?

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Suburban stereotypes

A question of class?

Bogan  Pride.

Annabel Ross Why should it matter where you went to school or where you grew up, asks Annabel Ross.

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Flinging feeling

It's a thin line between pleasure and pain

Annabel Ross Does a little cat and mouse at the beginning of a relationship ever develop into something more serious?

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Dating dilemmas

Are the 'rules' redundant?


Annabel Ross Are the 'rules' there for a reason, or is it time to throw out the book once and for all?

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Too far?

'The evilest app ever'

Facebook app.

Annabel Ross Bang With Friends, a new app that hooks Facebook friends up for sex, has infuriated critics.

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Private parts

Designer vaginas

Vagina petal labia woman

Annabel Ross Labiaplasty may be misguided - but is it hypocritical of us to judge a woman's private wishes?

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Confusing 'I'm like him' with 'I like him'

Puzzle piece incompatability

Annabel Ross Could you date someone with completely different tastes and interests to your own?

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My wardrobe: chef Ben Cooper


Annabel Ross Every month, we rummage through a Melbourne wardrobe. Here, we visit Chin Chin executive chef Benjamin Cooper.

Au revoir

The etiquette of 'it's over'

Break up text SMS

Annabel Ross Is there any “right” way to break up with someone?

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