Review: Disobedience, Starring Rachel Weisz and Rachel McAdams, a Beautiful Portrait of Lesbian Love and Deep Faith
4 out of 5 Stars.
What do you do when your very identity is at odds with the faith community that means so much to you? That is a major question in the upcoming film Disobedience, starring Rachel Weisz, Rachel McAdams, and Alessandro Nivola.Read More
The world's on fire, so how about a heartwarming story for once? Gather round, children, and hear the tale of Common Language Bookstore.Read More
New Pose Trailer Is Basically Paris Is Burning: The Show, But Is That the Show We’re Actually Getting?
The trailer for the upcoming Ryan Murphy show, Pose, basically makes the show look like Paris is Burning: The TV Show. This isn't a bad thing. It's refreshing to see so many queer and trans people in the trailer for one show, and the ballroom scene of the 1980s is a fascinating setting for a series. I just hope the show being advertised here is the show we'll actually get.Read More
Queer women everywhere, rejoice!
Abbi Jacobson and Dave Franco have a new film out this weekend on Netflix called 6 Balloons, written and directed by Marja-Lewis Ryan, who just so happens to also be the showrunner for the upcoming L Word reboot. While both Jacobson and Franco are known for comedy, 6 Balloons is very definitely not that. However, when promoting the film, Jacobson confirmed something that will likely put smiles on a lot of people's faces.Read More
In February, queer-identified visual artist Miranda Britton developed a ten-piece fan art series that imagines what it would be like if two of the female-identified TV characters had ended up together. Miranda believes her pairings improve the sitcoms by breaking up the monotony of the typical hetero ending we’ve all come to expect.Read More
3.5 out of 5 orange-filled Oreos.
Love, Simon is an adorable addition to the teen movie canon. Based on the 2015 book, Simon Vs. the Homo Sapiens Agenda by Becky Albertalli, the film is a charming romcom about a teen named Simon (Nick Robinson), who falls for an unidentified student from his high school he starts emailing with. It might sound familiar, except for one huge difference … Simon’s gay.Read More
February has come and gone, yes, but here to stay is a whole slew of phenomenal queer reads you need to get on your radar, stat. From coming-of-age Young Adult to sizzling Romance, nail-biting Mystery to Anthologies and Collections chock full of big name authors, the best of last month’s reads are a fantastic mix of subgenres that will leave you desperate for more once you hit that final page.Read More
What began as a piece of press to promote Lee Pace's upcoming Broadway role turned into something that highlights the frustrating balance marginalized people have to strike between living their lives and being considered spokespeople for a Movement.Read More
It isn't only gender bias that's getting a well-deserved spotlight at tonight's Oscars. The Latinx community has a lot to be proud of tonight, as does the queer community...not to mention a historic moment for Latinx trans women.Read More
Showrunner Ben Wexler recently tweeted out a call for fellow showrunners to "be done filming television shows in Georgia" if the state passes a bill which would allow adoption agencies to discriminate against same-sex couples.Read More
A Jazz singer who dressed like a man and was openly a lesbian, Gladys Bentley was the First Lady of the Speak Easy.Read More
There are some great films that don't take advantage of shock value when telling an LGBTQIAP+ story, but they're often difficult to find. So we’ve found a handle of them for you right here.Read More
Netflix brought the groundbreaking reality show Queer Eye for the Straight Guy back to life in an America that needs it more than ever.Read More
Transparent without the trans parent? Looks like that's what we can expect from Season Five of the hit Amazon show as series star, Jeffrey Tambor, has officially been booted from the show in response to the allegations of sexual harassment and assault against him.Read More
Apparently working on two shows, one of which she created, isn't enough for Emmy Award-winning writer Lena Waithe. Now, another one of her shows has received a pilot order, and if all goes well, the result will be a show that puts a queer girl of color at the center of the storytelling.Read More
People are wondering where the queer scene in the Black Panther script went?Read More
Tonya Harvey, a trans woman from Buffalo, NY, has just become the third trans person (and the second of color) to be killed in 2018, following 42-year-old Christa Leigh Steele-Knudslien from Massachusetts, and Viccky Gutierrez from Los Angeles, CA. Now, the Erie County District Attorney's office is looking into the killing as a hate crime.Read More
UPenn Student Allegedly Murdered Because He Was Jewish and Gay by High School Friend Who Trained With Nazis
The above headline is apparently the world we live in now. Hell, the world we still live in, because apparently nothing's changed as much as we think it has.Read More
What do they even want? An apology?
Hey, it's me, Mike Pence—you know, the Vice President, the one with the dead eyes? For some reason, the first openly gay male athlete to qualify for the U.S. Winter Olympics team implied that he doesn't want to hang out with me in Pyeongchang, and I can't figure out why.Read More
The new year kicked off with a bang, promising new beginnings and a whole wealth of opportunity and possibility. Included in that were some truly amazing new queer reads, running the gamut of YA, NA, SFF, Romance, and beyond.Read More