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Police in Rio de Janeiro have identified one of the people responsible for a gasoline bomb attack targeting satirists behind a gay Jesus Christmas program on Netflix that some critics have described as blasphemous. Officers carried out a search warrant Tuesday morning and found money, a fake firearm, ammunition, a “political-philosophical” shirt and computers, police

Director of conversion therapy feature film ‘Boy Erased’ Joel Edgerton has spoken about his regret of not putting the movie directly onto streaming platform ‘Netflix’ rather than launching on the movie festival circuit first. The film which was an adaptation from Garrard Conley’s memoir about his experiences as a young man subjected to gay conversion

The world was first introduced to model, actress and activist, Isis King when she appeared as a contestant on America’s Next Top Model (ANTM). King had dreams of stardom, just like all the other girls on the show that season. However, her journey was made more spectacular by the fact that Tyra Banks had initially discovered King in the background of a photo. It really is the stuff of legend; a modern-day Cinderella story of sorts in which, “America’s...

A number of companies including Netflix and TripAdvisor have rejected the suggestion that their businesses will sponsor Boston’s so-called “Straight Pride Parade,” and the latter has found a fairly cheeky way to do it. Netflix, Lyft and TripAdvisor’s logos all appear on the website for Super Fun Happy America, the group behind Straight Pride, and an offshoot of white supremacist group The Proud Boys. Though the site lists the companies as “potential” sponsors, all three corporations have made clear they...

The third season of Netflix’s critically acclaimed fantasy horror series, Stranger Things, has recently been released and the post-binge watch blues are very real. After a two-year break, some critics and fans are declaring it the most riveting and charming season so far. Netflix has revealed that 40.7 million accounts had watched Stranger Things 3 in the first four days since its July 4th premiere. The season follows the main cast as they navigate puberty, love, rabies-ridden rats and a Russian conspiracy. Oh and of...

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...

The travel platform, largely known for its user-generated restaurant and hotel reviews, have issued a cease and desist order to the Super Happy Fun America, the organisers of a controversial ‘Straight Pride’ parade in Boston. On their website, Super Happy Fun America lists 25 companies as “prospective corporate sponsors” including Google, Twitter, Amazon and YouTube, several of whom have threatened legal action in an attempt to disassociate themselves from the event. TripAdvisor have joined that growing list, as they recently issued...

Netflix have released the first trailer for Dear White People’s upcoming third season. After the explosive events of season two, which saw Samantha White (Logan Browning) lose her father and stumble across a massive conspiracy theory, the character proclaims in the trailer that she’s “done” with her radio show. So this time around, her bff Joelle Brooks (Ashley Blaine Feathers) is taking her spot in the radio booth. “The show is going to be a little different with your girl, we’re...

Main character Lionel’s diving deeper into gay culture. / Screenshot via YouTube @Netflix The trailer for season three of Dear White People is out, and it’s looking gayer than ever! What originally was a film and tv series with a controversial name, has become a flagship program that amplifies and exemplifies the young black voice and experience. And at the end of the day, that was the point. This writer likes to think of the title more as “Dear White People,...

‘Straight Pride’ organizer Mark Sahady (screen capture) Earlier this week, Instinct reported on streaming giant Netflix sending a cease-and-desist letter to the organizer’s of the upcoming ‘Straight Pride Parade’ scheduled in Boston next month. The homophobic organizer’s used several corporations logos without permission in an effort to appear that they were “in negotiations” with the companies for sponsorship. Nope, they weren’t.  Netflix got oh-so-sassy ending their letter, “You should know that we’re unafraid of bullies. Our legal department is here, it’s queer, and...

Netflix have threatened to sue the organisers of ‘Straight Pride’, Super Happy America, after they listed the streaming platform as a “prospective corporate sponsor” for their upcoming anti-LGBTQ event. In Netflix’s email, they wrote, “You should know that we’re unafraid of bullies. Our legal department is here, it’s queer, and it’s telling you to steer clear,” and said the event is “about hate – not pride”. They ordered Super Happy Fun America to “immediately” remove the Netflix logo from their website...

We all know that the cast of Netflix’s Queer Eye is filming in Philadelphia, PA and the City of Brotherly Love is showing their love in a very unique, artistic and very Philadelphia way! A pair of longtime Philadelphia street artists, Nicole Nikolich (also known as Lace in the Moon) and Symone Salib have created a scavenger hunt that is specific to the Fab Five, as they are known. The two artists have installed five distinct artistic installations to each...

Prosecutors have dropped criminal charges that were filed against Kevin Spacey over an alleged sexual assault. In 2016, the 18-year-old son of news anchor Heather Unruh met Spacey at a bar in Nantucket. He said that Spacey bought him eight to ten drinks and then groped his genitals under the table. Spacey was charged last year with one count of indecent assault and battery. On Tuesday, the Cape and Islands District Attorney Michael O’Keefe announced that the charge against Spacey was being...

Netflix had an amazing response to the organizers of the Straight Pride Parade who were insinuating that they had corporate sponsors. Super Happy Fun America (SHFA) is organizing a Straight Pride Parade in Boston for this coming August. The organizers have ties to white supremacy. On their website, they wrote a post about “Prospective corporate sponsors,” which included the logos of a bunch of major corporations. This did not make those corporations happy, and Netflix had a great way of telling them. “You...

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