Exclusive Interview: Angelica Ross takes centre stage as Roxie Hart in Chicago “I always dreamed of being on Broadway”

Actress and LGBTQ+ advocate Angelica Ross, is currently taking centre stage at New York's Ambassador Theatre as housewife-turned-murderess, Roxie Hart in Chicago, making her Broadway debut in an eight-week enagement in the Tony-winning production that's now in its record-breaking 25th year. With a now classic book by Fred Ebb and Bob Fosse, music by John Kander, and lyrics by Fred... Continue Reading →

Exclusive Interview: Australian drag superstar Courtney Act on her Sydney Theatre Company debut “this feels like a whole level jump”

Australia has never been shy of drag. From the legacy of Sydney’s Les Girls and Carlotta, to Barry Humphries' iconic Dame Edna and Stephan Elliott's classic 1994 movie The Adventures of Priscilla, Queen of the Desert, drag has long been part of nation's cultural mix. But things changed when Courtney Act rose to fame in... Continue Reading →

Pioneers of Queer Cinema continues with free screenings of restored classics The Living End & Paris Is Burning Feb 26 & 27 in LA

The landmark Pioneers of Queer Cinema retrospective, with free in-person screenings presented by The UCLA Film & Television Archive, IndieCollect, and Outfest, continues in Los Angeles this weekend. The Living End (1992) directed by Gregg Araki. Courtesy of the UCLA Film & Television Archive, IndieCollect and Outfest. Saturday, February 26th at 7:30pm sees a triple... Continue Reading →

Outfest’s 5th annual Trans & Non-binary summit sets a hopeful & determined tone for the future “we can create power together”

On the last full day of programming at Outfest LA 2021 on Saturday August 21st, the world's largest LGBTQ+ film festival centered trans, non-binary, intersex, and gender-nonconforming storytellers with its fifth annual Trans and Non-Binary Summit with a rich and exciting lineup of events at the Directors Guild of America. The event opened with Kieran... Continue Reading →

Exclusive Interview: kiki ball legend Christopher “Afrika” Quarles on their debut movie role as Mother McQueen in Port Authority “who you see on screen is me”

Writer-director Danielle Lessovitz's Port Authority made history at Cannes in 2019, when it world premiered in the Un Certain Regard section, becoming the first film competing at the festival to feature a trans woman of colour—Leyna Bloom—in a lead role. Meanwhile some of the movie's cast, including Christopher "Afrika" Quarles, memorably turned the festival's red... Continue Reading →

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