Exclusive Interview: activist Marc Thompson on Black and Gay, Back in the Day “It’s about showing us in our richness & our diversity being joyful”

When it comes to Black History Month and LGBTQ History Month in the UK, Black British queer lives "fall through the cracks of both of those", according to social justice activist and sexual health campaigner Marc Thompson who recently launched an empowering new archive on Instagram, Black and Gay, Back in the Day which celebrates... Continue Reading →

Larry Kramer’s The Normal Heart virtual reading with Laverne Cox, Jeremy Pope, Guillermo Díaz, Ryan O’Connell & Daniel Newman directed by Paris Barclay

ONE Archives Foundation, in collaboration with Invisible Histories Project, announced today a historic virtual reading of Larry Kramer’s largely autobiographical play The Normal Heart on Saturday May 8th at 5pm PT. Directed by Emmy Award-winner Paris Barclay, this new presentation will be the first time the Tony Award-winning play features a cast that is predominately BIPOC and... Continue Reading →

Tonight amfAR’s virtual fundraiser A Gala for Our Time to honour Dr. Anthony S. Fauci & Glenn Close for their contributions to the fight against AIDS

Tonight's A Gala for Our Time is a free virtual benefit in support of amfAR, including its Fund to fight Covid-19 and will pay tribute to Dr. Anthony Fauci and Glenn Close. Live streaming on YouTube via amfarvirtualgala.org at 8pm ET on Thursday March 4th, Fauci and Close will be presented with amfAR’s Award of Courage. Julia Roberts will present the... Continue Reading →

Exclusive Interview: Lydia West on her It’s A Sin character Jill: “She isn’t motivated by anything but love, she gives so much to her friends & she doesn’t want a round of applause. She’s a true hero.”

Actor Lydia West was already on Digital Spy's 30 Black British stars of tomorrow list and Grazia's 2021 Hotlist before last month's record-breaking UK launch of Russell T. Davies' 1980s London set drama It's A Sin on Channel 4 and its digital platform All4, where it has racked up over 16 million views and counting.... Continue Reading →

Exclusive Interview: It’s A Sin writer Russell T. Davies “I didn’t want to write a drama about deathbeds. I wanted to reclaim that ground & remember those lives with joy”

Over the past three decades the Swansea-born multi-BAFTA-winning and Emmy-nominated writer Russell T. Davies has emerged as one of the most distinctive voices in television. With bold, groundbreaking series like Queer As Folk, Cucumber, A Very English Scandal, and Years and Years he has entertained and provoked audiences, creating some of the most memorable queer... Continue Reading →

TV Review: It’s A Sin ★★★★★

As writer Russell T. Davies' (Queer As Folk) new 1980s London set drama series It's A Sin opens we're briskly introduced to five young characters, with a skilful immediacy that's instantly involving. Small town boy, 18 year-old Ritchie (Years & Years frontman Olly Alexander), is leaving the sleepy conservative seclusion of the Isle of Wight... Continue Reading →

Glenn Close, Jeremy O. Harris, Brian Tyree Henry, Laura Linney & Patti Luopne to appear in The Great Work Begins: Scenes from Angels in America online benefit for amfAR’s Fund to Fight COVID-19

The Foundation for AIDS Research (amfAR) will present The Great Work Begins: Scenes from Angels in America this Thursday October 8th at 8:30p.m. EST. on Broadway.com’s YouTube channel to benefit amfAR’s Fund to Fight COVID-19. Working with playwright Tony Kushner, director Ellie Heyman has enlisted an impressive array of performers, who filmed themselves remotely, for this... Continue Reading →

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