Exclusive Interview: the cast of HBO’s BETTY on season 2 “there’s a golden age happening right now with girls skateboarding”

Based on creator Crystal Moselle’s 2018 Sundance hit Skate Kitchen, Betty—inspired by the experiences of a diverse group of young women navigating the male-dominated world of skateboarding in New York City—returns to HBO for a second season this Friday June 11th at 11pm ET/PT, and also streams on HBO Max. Set and filmed during 2020... Continue Reading →

Exclusive Interview: Daphne Rubin-Vega & Stephanie Beatriz on their In The Heights characters “they’re gay as all get-out!”

Ahead of the release of the big screen adaptation of In The Heights—with music and lyrics by Hamilton creator Lin-Manuel Miranda, directed by Crazy Rich Asian's filmmaker Jon M. Chu—this Thursday June 10th in theaters, and on HBO Max (for 31 days following theatrical release), The Queer Review's editor James Kleinmann had an exclusive conversation... Continue Reading →

Exclusive Interview: Disclosure filmmaker Sam Feder “Trans people are the experts on their own history & we don’t need anyone talking about us or for us”

In the spirit of the landmark documentaries The Celluloid Closet and Ethnic Notions, Sam Feder’s ambitious, ground-breaking and nuanced Disclosure, which launches globally on Netflix on Friday June 19th, examines over a hundred years of trans screen representation. Covering an impressive range of frequently damaging trans portrayals and storylines, Disclosure takes in Oscar-winning movies like... Continue Reading →

Exclusive Interview: Hulu’s Love, Victor showrunner & exec producer Brian Tanen “I think this kind of representation will really matter to kids who are questioning”

This Wednesday June 17th sees the mid-Pride month release of all ten episodes of the new Hulu Original series Love, Victor. Set in the world of the 2018 GLAAD award-winning movie Love, Simon, which was inspired by Becky Albertalli’s much-loved YA novel Simon Vs. the Homo Sapiens Agenda, the series stars Michael Cimino as Victor, a... Continue Reading →

NYC Pride announces Virtual Rally June 26th hosted by trans trailblazers Ashlee Marie Preston & Brian Michael Smith

Pictured: NYC Pride Rally 2020 co-host Brian Michael Smith. NYC Pride has announced a virtual Rally to be held on Friday June 26th 2020 from 5pm to 8pm EDT. Streamed simultaneously on Facebook and YouTube, the event will be hosted by trans trailblazers Ashlee Marie Preston and Brian Michael Smith. Speakers will include Ceyenne Doroshow, Annie Segarra, Edafe Okporo and Leandro E. Rodriguez... Continue Reading →

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