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Sir Elton John has received Britain’s highest acknowledgement in the 2019 new year honours list. The singer, currently on his final world tour, was awarded the Companion of Honour for a career spanning more than five decades which includes selling more than 300 million records. This award is an extension to his current title after

Earlier this year, RuPaul announced that Drag Race had officially begun casting calls for the show’s highly-anticipated 12th season. Yah, season 12. To quote Queer Eye icon Jonathan Van Ness – “can you believe?” “If you are a showgirl, if you are a drag queen, if you are a girl with the cha-cha heels and a pussycat wig honey, you better get up on this show!” the Emmy Award winning host said in a statement. It’s rumoured that the show has...

The American singer-songwriter will take over the lead role from Julia Roberts, and will star as a woman who wakes up in a canoe with no memory of how she got there or who she even is. Roberts garnered praise for her performance in the show’s first season as Heidi Bergman, a social worker at the Homecoming Transitional Support Center, a facility to assist soldiers transition back to civilian life. She and her co-star, Stephen James, received nominations at the Golden...

Based on Robert James Waller’s bestselling 1992 novel – and subsequent film starring Clint Eastwood and Meryl Streep – The Bridges of Madison County tells the story of Francesca, an Italian woman who has moved to the USA with her American husband Bud to raise a family. While Bud and the children are away at the Iowa state fair, a National Geographic photographer, Robert, stops at the house to ask directions; he has been tasked with taking photos of...

Black Mirror might return to the world of San Junipero, according to creator Charlie Brooker. The episode, which aired during the show’s third season, told the story of Yorkie (Mackenzie Davis) and Kelly (Gugu Mbatha-Raw), two women who fall in love in a town called San Junipero, a simulated reality the elderly can inhabit. It was critically-acclaimed for the chemistry between its two leads, and for the surprisingly uplifting tone in a series usually plagued by tragedy. It won two Emmy...

For years, players of The Sims have been able to create LGBTQ Sims, with the possibility to romance any other Sim. However, until now a same-sex couple hasn’t appeared on the boxart of a Sims game. That is now set to change with the release of the new Sims boxart which features in-game couple Dela and Mia. In the game, Dela has an “inherent sense of optimism and a deep entrepreneurial spirit” having recently launched her own fashion line. Her girlfriend,...

The New York City Police Department has opened a hate crime investigation into the vandalism of subway ads for Nike featuring out lesbian Megan Rapinoe, the USWNT co-captain and World Cup MVP. The vandalism was discovered Monday night in the 42nd Street subway station beneath Bryant Park in Manhattan, according to the Hollywood Reporter. Someone scrawled the words “screw this ho” and “sheman” on her forehead on several posters. The slurs were scrubbed off by MTA maintenance workers before someone snapped...

Willam has seemingly confirmed two upcoming spin-offs of RuPaul’s Drag Race. The former contestant – who made her iconic debut on the fourth season of the Emmy Award winning series back in 2012 – revealed the news on her podcast with fellow Drag Racer, Alaska Thunderfuck. When Alaska asked Willam if the newly announced Drag Race Canada was legit, the latter responded: “I think so, as far as I know there’s other Drag Race things happening, like I’ve heard that there’s...
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"I actually could watch this GIF forever." Adam Rippon and Gus Kenworthy have the gay Internet abuzz after locking lips at the 2018 GLAAD Awards last night in Los Angeles. While giving a speech together, Kenworthy surprised the figure skater by planting an unexpected kiss, resulting in a hilariously adorable reaction from Rippon. https://twitter.com/glaad/status/984620164237803520?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw&ref_url=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.newnownext.com%2Fgus-kenworthy-adam-rippon-kiss-glaad%2F04%2F2018%2F Fans of the Olympic buddies quickly took to Twitter to express their approval. https://twitter.com/Rich_Hoang/status/984776402586267649?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw&ref_url=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.newnownext.com%2Fgus-kenworthy-adam-rippon-kiss-glaad%2F04%2F2018%2F https://twitter.com/doom_bast/status/984765675670593538?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw&ref_url=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.newnownext.com%2Fgus-kenworthy-adam-rippon-kiss-glaad%2F04%2F2018%2F https://twitter.com/amanda_leejh/status/984621565659693056?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw&ref_url=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.newnownext.com%2Fgus-kenworthy-adam-rippon-kiss-glaad%2F04%2F2018%2F https://twitter.com/itsflawless19/status/984635635247050752?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw&ref_url=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.newnownext.com%2Fgus-kenworthy-adam-rippon-kiss-glaad%2F04%2F2018%2F The guys attended the event together and finally got to hang out with Vanguard Award recipient Britney...
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While Call Me By Your Name didn’t receive a heaping of awards at the 90th Annual Academy Awards last night, it did make history with one award it did receive. Out screenwriter James Ivory won the award for Best Adapted Screenplay for his work adapting the script from the original 2007 novel by André Aciman. During his acceptance speech, Ivory got on stage, while wearing a shirt with Timothée Chalamet’s face drawn on it, and thanked the two man cast members....
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The 90th Annual Academy Awards will take place live tomorrow night on ABC. Some of the most iconic and historic names have taken home at least one of these golden statuettes, including Robert DeNiro, Meryl Streep, Bette Davis, Joan Crawford and so on and so forth. The show also has a major history with the LGBTQ community, as there have been several actors, actresses, producers and behind the scenes professionals who have won Oscar gold over the past ninety years....
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Award-Winning documentary "No Dress Code Required" will open theatrically in New York City this coming Friday, November 3 with a national release to follow. Directed by Cristina Herrera Borquez, the film won best documentary at the Palm Springs International Film Festival, and was an official selection of both the Human Rights Watch Film Festival and Outfest, LA's annual gay film fest. The doc follows the story of Victor and Fernando, who run a beauty salon in Baja California, Mexico. For many...
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Happy early-Halloween! With only a week and a half left till the ever awaited holiday of tricks and treats, there’s one video out that’s looking to use our need be frightened for good. Ask yourselves, what’s really scary? Answer? The fact that there are still countless countries and places in the world where being gay can end up getting you hurt or killed. That’s what award-winning short “PYOTR495” wants you to remember (while also entertaining you and freaking you out at the...
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35 films from 20 countries are in competition for the 2017 Iris Prize. The shortlist for the Iris Prize – the world’s biggest LGBT short film prize – has been announced. A total of 35 films from 20 countries are in competition for the 2017 prize, with all of the films being screened together in Cardiff later in the year. Presented annually during the October film festival of the same name in Cardiff, Wales the Iris Prize continues to be the world’s...

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Here’s a weekend treat that’s sure to please both your eyes and ears. New York actor and model Nick Sandell has been warming up his pipes. Uploading...

OMG. American actor and model Max Emerson hasn’t been shy about showing off his assets on social media. The 29-year-old previously went skinny dipping and stripped...