Society of LGBTQ+ Entertainment Critics reveals winners of inaugural Dorian Theater Awards

GALECA: The Society of LGBTQ Entertainment Critics' theater wing has announced the winners and finalists of its inaugural Dorian Theater Awards, honoring the best in Broadway and Off-Broadway for the 2022-2023 season. As with GALECA’s Dorian film and TV awards, the group's theater honors celebrate both mainstream and LGBTQ+ themed productions. The wing's 34 members, listed... Continue Reading →

LGBTQ+ highlights at Tribeca Festival 2023

With the 2023 Tribeca Festival opening tonight in New York, running until June 18th, we take a look at some of the LGBTQ+ highlights in this year's exciting lineup of narrative, documentary, and animated feature films and shorts. The fact the festival lands in the city during Pride Month is not lost on Faridah Gbadamosi,... Continue Reading →

Exclusive Interview: “this record goes places I’ve never been before” Jake Shears on his stunning sophomore solo album Last Man Dancing

The queer soundtrack of the summer has arrived. Former Scissor Sisters frontman Jake Shears' stunning sophomore solo album, Last Man Dancing, is an aural pleasuredome that takes you a sexy thrill ride, from pure dance pop euphoria that progresses into darker, more menacing delights. Shears himself has never sounded better and has invited some of... Continue Reading →

Exclusive Interview: Mariette Pathy Allen on five decades of photographing trans, nonbinary & gender nonconforming people

Mariette Pathy Allen has been photographing, interviewing, and advocating on behalf of transgender, nonbinary, and gender nonconforming people for five decades, following a chance meeting with a group of cross-dressers in the late 1970s in New Orleans. Through her artistic practice, she has been a pioneering force in gender consciousness, contributing to cultural and academic... Continue Reading →

Exclusive Interview: comedian Hannah Gadsby on Something Special “from Nanette to this show you’re witnessing someone who’s overcome trauma”

Emmy and Peabody Award-winning comedian Hannah Gadsby follows their acclaimed Netflix comedy specials Nanette and Douglas with their aptly named latest special, Hannah Gadsby: Something Special. Although they admit they're not a fan of com-coms, Gadsby's typically smart set has a "feel-good" vibe, focusing on their relationship with Jenney Shamash (also the show's producer and... Continue Reading →

Exclusive Interview: Queer Eye Fab 5 Antoni Porowski, Bobby Berk, Jonathan Van Ness, Karamo & Tan France head to New Orleans for season 7

Queer Eye always seems to make its return just when we need the show's buoyant, joyful spirit, and healing and hopeful messages of love, self-care and self-acceptance the most. With the seventh season of the Emmy Award-winning series now streaming globally on Netflix, The Queer Review's editor James Kleinmann spoke with The Fab Five—Antoni Porowski,... Continue Reading →

Idina Menzel, Justin David Sullivan & Freedom to Learn honored at 2023 GLSEN Respect Awards New York

Monday night in New York saw the annual Respect Awards return to the city, raising funds and awareness for GLSEN, the leading national education organization working to create safe and inclusive K-12 schools for LGBTQ+ youth. This year's GLSEN honorees included Tony-Award winning singer, actress, and songwriter Idina Menzel; non-binary Broadway singer, actor, and artist Justin David... Continue Reading →

Fire Island, Anything’s Possible & We’re Here win at 34th GLAAD Media Awards in NYC – Jonathan Van Ness & Maren Morris honored

Following the 34th GLAAD Media Awards ceremony in Los Angeles on March 30th, it was New York's turn on Saturday, May 13th to continue this year's celebration, as the remaining 18 of 33 categories were announced at a glittering event at Hilton Midtown. With its annual awards, GLAAD—the world’s largest LGBTQ media advocacy organization—honors fair,... Continue Reading →

Exclusive Interview: Trace Lysette on starring in Monica “it’s a weird duality to have this moment in my career at the same time as all the anti-trans legislation & propaganda”

Andrea Pallaoro's Monica was one of the most talked about films at last year's Venice Film Festival, where it was nominated for both the Golden Lion and Queer Lion, and went on to win the Arca CinemaGiovani Award and receive an eleven and half minute standing ovation at its world premiere. Captured in almost every... Continue Reading →

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