‘A director rising into the highest ranks’ – SA director Oliver Hermanus’ Living opens to rave reviews at Sundance
Starring Bill Nighy and Aimee Lou Wood the film is an adaptation of the 1952 Japanese drama Ikiru.
For many years, prominent South African writer and film critic, Leon van Nierop has been reviewing gay movies for the magazine. And now his recommendations and critiques will be made available to you right here! Perfect for that Sunday afternoon when you are looking for something to watch. Check in from time to time for new reviews! Happy chilling, boys.
Starring Bill Nighy and Aimee Lou Wood the film is an adaptation of the 1952 Japanese drama Ikiru.
Dozens of trans advocates, including Page and Wachowski, filed an amicus brief in support of a lawsuit against Arkansas’s first-in-the-nation law.
The BEARsBURG society brings together men who reject effeminate stereotypes of queerness for trips to the banya, café meet-ups, walking tours and film nights.
A key differentiator setting it apart is its manual verification of profiles, to ensure that all profiles on the app are genuine. Besides matchmaking, users can try new features like ‘Group Chat’ and ‘WE, As You Are Community’ to connect with other queer users.
The popular dating app Tinder is under fire this morning after it emerged the platform is charging young gay and lesbian users and people over 30 more for its premium service.
The White Lotus star Lukas Gage sent the internet into a spin when he featured in a rimming scene on the hit show, and the actor wants to see way more anilingus on screens.
Christin Byrdsong has outed himself as the lucky Euphoria actor who filmed a rimming scene with Eric Dane, who plays Cal Jacobs.
February means LGBT+ History Month — and London knows how to celebrate in style. We’ve selected 11 wonderful things to mark the occasion.
The record-breaking second season premiere of Euphoria comes in the wake of a provocative first season.
Celebrating Betty White and a lifetime of queer friendship.
Euphoria returned with a bang this week, as fans were once again treated to several scenes featuring full-frontal male nudity.
As HBO moves forward with a new season of creator Mike White’s satire The White Lotus, the network has announced the queer actor set to step into the leading role.
Olly Alexander has vowed to be even sexier after the Years & Years BBC New Year’s Eve concert courted complaints for being “overly sexualised”.
The adult model was arrested and charged in December after joining OnlyFans last year.
For her heartrending performance in the landmark series “Pose,” Michaela Jaé Rodriguez won her first Golden Globe — and made history.
Garfield, who’s previously spoken about his dissatisfaction with the Amazing Spider-Man movies, donned Spidey’s web-shooters once again in the MCU’s new Spider-Man action movie to the delight of fans across the world.
We’re giving our users a little something extra to open this holiday season with Grindr Unwrapped, an informal stats report that sheds some light on the year in Grindr activity.
Anticipation for the debut of a new queer Marvel superhero has ramped up after Disney unveiled new merch celebrating the character’s LGBTQ+ identity.
The out rapper says LGBTQ+ artists are expected to “sanitize” their sexuality.
A positive case of the Omicron COVID-19 strain has been detected in Melbourne. Patrons of popular gay venues in Melbourne have now been sent into lockdown again. A positive case has been confirmed after visiting both Sircuit Bar in Fitzroy and The Peel Hotel. It is believed over 700 people may have been exposed to the virus.
Willis Austin Chimano, a member of one of Kenya’s most popular bands, Sauti Sol, has come out as gay, reports the BBC. The singer has been praised for going public about his sexuality, as homosexuality is still criminalised in Kenya and not widely accepted within Kenyan culture.
Despite the closure of many bars and clubs in the gay clubbing scene, Babylon – The Joburg Bar, one of the longest ever running gay bars in Johannesburg, is celebrating its 12th birthday.
Why wouldn’t queer fans feel connected to characters that made them feel included?
Samidjan, a master of shadow puppetry or wayang, has created transgender characters to push back against rising intolerance in the Muslim-majority country.
MOSCOW, Nov 25 (Reuters) – Russia is investigating Netflix (NFLX.O) after its public commissioner for protecting families accused the streaming company of violating Russian law on “gay propaganda”, the Vedomosti daily reported.
Formula One race car driver Lewis Hamilton, took a public stand for LGBTQI rights in Qatar. Hamilton wore a helmet embossed with the Progress Pride Flag, during a practice session on November 19 at the inaugural Qatar Grand Prix in Doha. And then again, when he won the final race on Sunday.
Check out our picks for the 25 best songs released by LGBTQ artists in 2021 so far below.
A new photo exhibition in Berlin explores stereotypes around masculinity and gay identity. The decidedly gay art show, entitled Beau Menteur (which translates as Handsome Liar or Lying Beau), is by French photographer Marc Martin
We seem to have been peeking a lot of peckers lately on streaming. Full frontal male nudity was once considered the most shocking thing that could be seen on film.
Brian Michael Smith, who plays Paul Strickland in 9-1-1- Lonestar, was named one of People’s Sexiest Men Alive in 2021, reports Yahoo News. Smith was celebrated by People in their list of 25 Of The Sexiest Men You Can Watch On TV Now. Smith also shares the list with Paul Rudd, who was named the Sexiest Man Alive for 2021 and appears on the cover of their latest issue.
South African-born pop sensation, Lyle Anthony, has announced the upcoming release of his debut EP, The Love Project, dedicated to his journey of love, loss and acceptance. The release of the EP is set for November, 17 2021.
As a cultural hotspot, New York City has its finger to the pulse with some of the best museums in the country. If you plan to visit NYC within the next couple of months, make sure you catch these must-see LGBTQ exhibits before they close.
Taiwan has made history as the first East Asian country to host the renowned World Pride celebration in 2025.
Here are theatrical trailers for 27 mainstream and art-house films, presented chronologically from “Tea and Sympathy” to “Outrageous!”
“I’ll support anything that lets Jennifer Coolidge be Jennifer Coolidge at Jennifer Coolidge’s best.”
A dozen local men have stripped off for the sexy new Boys of Balls Out Bingo 2022 calendar, officially launching on Friday at the Sportsman Hotel.
It’s November and that can only mean one thing: Calendar season is officially upon us.
If 2021 was the year of Mj Rodriguez, it’s about to be the era of Michaela Jaé.
John Whaite and dance partner Johannes Radebe are keeping UK audiences on their toes.
Kristen Stewart and her long-time girlfriend, screenwriter fiancée Dylan Meyer have announced their engagement. In an interview on The Howard Stern Show, Stewart explained that it was Meyer who popped the question, reports Elle.
“I’m sad for [those audiences]. And I’m proud of Marvel for refusing to cut those scenes out. I still don’t understand how we live in a world today where there’s still [people who] would not see the family Phastos has and the beauty of that relationship and that love. How anybody is angry about it, threatened by it, doesn’t approve or appreciate it is ignorant.”
BOYS! BOYS! BOYS!, the platform from The Little Black Gallery to promote queer and gay photography, is opening a new online exhibit featuring the work of French photographer Stephane Gizard.
Marvel Studios’ “Eternals” will not play in theaters in the Middle Eastern countries of Saudi Arabia, Kuwait, or Qatar. According to The Hollywood Reporter, the film was supposed to debut in theaters in those countries on November 11, but when local censors presented Disney with a series of desired edits, the studio reportedly refused to comply.
A South African celebrity has cancelled an appearance in Zimbabwe after a Christian group tried to ban him from entering the country because he is gay.
The new group’s debut track Show Me Your Pride has lyrics about coming out, facing homophobia and hatred, and LGBT life.
“I don’t even think about my age, to tell you the truth. I just keep going … I don’t ever think about the limitations of time and when I should be stopping.
DC Comics staffers have requested police protection following credible threats by readers angered by the superhero coming out as bisexual.
Sex on premises venues in New South Wales can finally reopen next week but Sydney’s gay saunas have accused NSW Health of unfair treatment.
Like Brokeback Mountain before it, the drama is based on an acclaimed short story.
IMDB has removed the negative reviews while Rotten Tomatoes has banned anyone from “reviewing” a movie that hasn’t come out yet.
“We had our eleventh anniversary in October,” the actor and ex-Obama appointee revealed.
A new cartoon ad for Doritos Mexico has been released in time for Día de Los Muertos — the Day of the Dead.
At the height of the Cold War, a troubled soldier forms a forbidden love triangle with a daring fighter pilot and his female comrade amid the dangerous surroundings of a Soviet Air Force Base. #FirebirdMovie is directed by Peeter Rebane and stars Tom Prior, Diana Pozharskaya and Oleg Zagorodnii.
Marvel’s “Eternals” is poised to storm into theaters and make history on a variety of fronts — as the first MCU movie directed by an Oscar-winning filmmaker (Chloe Zhao, who won for directing “Nomadland” earlier in 2021), the MCU film with the longest running time other than “Avengers: Endgame” (per The Wrap), and perhaps most importantly as the first MCU movie to feature a superhero who identifies as part of the LGBTQ+ community.
Faraz Arif Ansari has a deeply personal relationship with food. After the queer nonbinary filmmaker’s boyfriend died in a “freak accident,” they came out to their mother, who, “overwhelmed,” responded by severing communication for over six months, Ansari recounts.
In the fourth century BC, a fearsome army named the Sacred Band of Thebes was formed, and it was made up entirely of gay couples.
Internet is full of references around homoeroticism embedded in wrestling. The oldest contact sport between same-sex players imitates many sexual positions, be it the ‘par terre’ that resembles mounting or scissors, created by entwining one’s legs around the opponent’s body to twist him around.
If Lawrence of Arabia director David Lean ever made a sci-fi movie, it would probably look a lot like Dune, possibly the most ambitious genre movie since Lord of the Rings.
Yesterday, queer and trans Netflix employees staged a walk out and held a rally protesting the streaming platform CEO’s remarks surrounding Dave Chappelle’s transphobic new special, “The Closer.”
Jamie Lee Curtis has opened up about becoming a “grateful student” to her daughter Ruby since she came out as trans.
Netflix co-CEO Ted Sarandos has admitted he “screwed up” in his handling of the ongoing backlash against Dave Chappelle.
Wonder Woman’s Lynda Carter is truly the hero that the LGBT+ community deserves after she came out swinging for the trans community on social media.
The news comes after weeks of controversy due to Netflix executives continuing to support Dave Chappelle and his comedy special The Closer, which many LGBTQ people and allies have criticized as transphobic.
Well-known creators and performers including Jonathan Van Ness, Colton Haynes, Joey Soloway, and Alexandra Billings are participating.
When Laith Ashley decided to post some sexy snaps on Instagram from a photoshoot he and a friend conducted in 2014, he had no idea it would lead him to make history on the runways of New York Fashion Week less than two years later.
A new Russian drag competition has sparked controversy among the country’s LGBT community, with activists saying the YouTube show ignores issues LGBT people face in Russia.
If you are familiar with LGBTQIA+ pageants then you’d have heard of Mr Gay World. Gathering men from across the globe and uplifting them in an empowering way to help overcome the stigma and othering that communities face.
Actors George Takei and Dean Cain are both giants in the fantasy and sci-fi genres. Takei, a former Star Trek cast member, came out as gay in 2005; Cain, who portrayed Superman on television in the late 90s, claims to be an LGBTQ ally, but sometimes forgets to act the role.
In Chappelle’s latest comedy special, which premiered on Netflix on 5 October, he makes explicit jokes about trans women’s genitals and defends DaBaby and JK Rowling, before declaring himself “Team TERF“.
Many of today’s drag queen activists are fighting not just for their communities, but for their country, their values, and their planet.
Superman’s done since he first appeared in comic books 80 years ago, almost.
“This is what HIV looks like now. This is what courage looks like now. This is what bravery looks like now. This is what activism looks like now.”
Elska has taken advantage of Atlanta’s raised profile to shine its own queer light on a city that is often called the Gay Black Capital of America.
If you were one of the scores of young gay kids who made it a point to stop everything they were doing whenever “Set It Off” showed up on TV, you probably don’t need anyone to tell you just how much actor, singer, and producer Queen Latifah has meant—and continues to mean—to the queer community.
Christmas is about to get a little gayer this year, with Netflix planning to release their first gay Christmas rom-com movie, reports Entertainment Weekly.