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Ben Kothe / BuzzFeed News; Little Punk When Rhys Ernst’s directorial debut, Adam — adapted by Ariel Schrag from her 2014 novel of the same name — premiered at Sundance this past January, the film got good-to-great reviews. The Hollywood Reporter called it “sweetly subversive.” According to Film Inquiry, Adam is a “surprisingly hilarious, complicated look at a pivotal moment in queer culture.” That praise extended...

Ever since Disney announced animated classic The Little Mermaid would be getting the live-action treatment, fans have been desperate to know who would be portraying Ursula, arguably one of the studio’s most popular villains (and a queer icon). While many have put themselves forward for the role, the one name that keeps popping up is comedian Melissa McCarthy – star of hit movies like Bridesmaids and Spy – especially after Variety claimed she was in “early talks” to appear in...

Marvel is reportedly seeking a transgender actress for a role in the franchise. According to Geeks Worldwide, a casting call has been released for an anonymous character called Jessica, a role for “a transwoman actress of any ethnicity in her 20s to 30s”. The character will be included in Phase 4, which includes films such as Black Widow, The Eternals, Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings, Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness and Thor: Love and Thunder. However, Jessica could...

The director and writer – who is best known for creating Buffy the Vampire Slayer and his work in the Marvel Cinematic Universe – is working on another television drama with strong female heroines at the helm. According to a description by HBO, The Nevers – which will premiere in 2020 – follows “a gang of Victorian women who find themselves with unusual abilities, relentless enemies, and a mission that might change the world”. Outlander star Laura Donnelly and Olivia Williams...

Over the past few years, we’ve seen an increase in critically-acclaimed queer romance films such as Carol, Moonlight and Call Me By Your Name, but when it comes to the horror genre, LGBTQ people are still underrepresented. Here, we present six incredible horror films with queer people at the helm that will leave you shaking in your motherfucking boots. Also, like all our lists, we’ll be updating this over time, so let us know if there are films that are...

Gay adult film stars Michael DelRay and Dante Colle trolled a group of anti-LGBTQ hate preachers at the Santa Monica Pier in Los Angeles, California last week. The homophobic group of Bible-bashers could be heard yelling into a megaphone about eternal damnation and hell at passersby. One of the preachers wore a “TRUST JESUS” t-shirt while the other held a sign that read “Where will you spend eternity?” and “Repent or perish.” Colle tweeted that they asked the religious extremists how...

By filling its world-renowned Hayward Gallery with more than 100 artworks by around 30 queer artists active in the last 50 years, and building a strand of LGBTQ summer programming around it, London’s Southbank Centre is cementing its queer ally status and making a political statement. According to Guest Curator Vincent Honoré, “Kiss My Genders is a wonderful celebration welcoming the brilliant differences and the rich spectra of genders within our society.” Here we speak to Honoré about the purpose and...

According to Guest Curator Vincent Honoré, “Kiss My Genders is a wonderful celebration welcoming the brilliant differences and the rich spectra of genders within our society.” Here we speak to Honoré about the purpose and potential of Kiss My Genders, before finding out what inspired Jenkin van Zyl, the exhibition’s youngest artist, to fly to Morocco’s Atlas Mountains to make a “kaleidoscopic horror” film that’s gut-punchingly powerful. Southbank Centre Vincent Honoré. A few weeks into the exhibition’s three-month run, I call Honoré, who’s...

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...

Over the past few years, Disney have rebooted some of their most iconic animations as live-adaptations for the big screen, including The Jungle Book, Beauty and the Beast and The Lion King, all of which garnered praise and huge box office success. Next up is The Little Mermaid, which will star Halle Bailey – of the R&B duo Chloe x Halle – as Ariel, with One Direction star Harry Styles rumoured to play Prince Eric and Oscar-nominated actress Melissa McCarthy...

Being queer can be tough, and that’s often reflected on screen when our stories are told through the medium of film. That’s great, because it’s important to see realistic representation. But what if we want to see a message of hope instead? They may be hard to find, but there are some LGBTQ films out there with happy endings. We’ve rounded up 10 of our favourites below. Enjoy! Cast: The Way He Looks is an award-winning Brazilian coming-of-age teen rom-com that...

After months of anticipation, we finally know when Marvel’s upcoming Black Widow solo film will be set. Over the weekend, the cast of the highly-anticipated blockbuster appeared at Comic-Con in San Diego and confirmed that the Scarlett Johansson vehicle will take place in Budapest between Captain America: Civil War and Avengers: Infinity War. It comes as no surprise to fans that Black Widow will be a prequel considering the character – SPOILER ALERT! – sacrificed herself in Avengers: Endgame to save...

A Redditor recently asked fellow users to name the first LGBT movie they watched, and the responses ranged from 1980s erotic horror films to ‘90s indie darlings to modern-day blockbusters. As these commenters can probably attest, there’s nothing quite like seeing yourself reflected on screen… “I still clearly remember watching my first gay movie. It was Taekwondo, directed by Marco Berger. I downloaded it online without telling anyone and watched it on my computer alone in my room one night....

Cartoon Network has released the first trailer for the upcoming Steven Universe film. The trailer was unveiled at the San Diego Comic Con, where it was revealed to be a feature-length musical. The series has a long history of LGBTQ representation, and many of its characters are genderless, albeit female presenting. The series has also featured same-sex relationships, and a same-sex wedding, which saw it win praise from GLAAD and win a GLAAD Media Award for Outstanding Kids & Family...

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