Film Review: Boys On Film 20 Heaven Can Wait

Peccadillo Pictures’ hit LGBTQ short film series Boys on Film has introduced us to a wealth of emerging British and international queer talent over the past two decades. This Monday May 18th sees Peccadillo celebrate its twenieth birthday and the worldwide DVD and VOD (via Vimeo) release of Peccadillo’s twenieth gay short film anthology, Boys… Continue Reading →

Exclusive Interview: Drag Race’s blessed & highly favoured Heidi N Closet “it’s amazing how the drag community has been able to adapt in these difficult times”

She may not have made it to tomorrow night’s RuPaul’s Drag Race season 12 grand finale, but she has undoubtedly won an indelible place in viewers’ hearts, and is likely to snatch this year’s Miss Congeniality title. Hailing from the small country town of Ramseur, North Carolina, Heidi added some new phrases to the Drag… Continue Reading →

Exclusive Interview: queer pop newcomer Nicolas McCoppin on his latest single For Years “it’s about those feelings of falling in love for the first time”

New York based gay pop newcomer Nicolas McCoppin is following up last year’s hit singles Stuck and Ur Love, which gained over 100,000 streams on Spotify alone, and his Pride Month offering Remember That Night, with For Years. The dreamy electro pop summer anthem, launching August 7th, is taken from his forthcoming as yet untitled… Continue Reading →

Film Review: Kapaemahu ★★★★★

Due to world premiere at last month’s postponed Tribeca Film Festival, Kapaemahu was set to play as part of the annual animated shorts programme curated by Whoopi Goldberg. Written, directed and produced by Native Hawaiian educator and cultural practitioner Hinaleimoana Wong-Kalu, along with GLAAD and Emmy award-winning activists and filmmakers Dean Hamer and Joe Wilson,… Continue Reading →

Exclusive Interview: Queen of Bounce Big Freedia on her new documentary Freedia Got A Gun “there’s an epidemic happening here in New Orleans with gun violence & it needs some serious attention”

New Orleans local hero, international hip hop legend, and the undisputed Queen of Bounce, Big Freedia, is using her massive platform to explore the complexities of the epidemic of gun violence in her city which disproportionately impacts Black communities, and to light a new way forward with the documentary Freedia Got A Gun. Following a… Continue Reading →

Film Review: The Boys in the Band ★★★★★

Premiering Off-Broadway in April 1968, Mart Crowley’s groundbreaking play The Boys in the Band was a hit with queer and straight theatregoers alike. Two years later it was adapted for the screen by Crowley, and upon the playwright’s insistence the William Friedkin directed movie featured the entire cast from the original stage production. Initially hailed… Continue Reading →

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