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I first connected with Ryan O’Connell in December of 2016. I had been working on a Queerty story–appropriately titled “Is Hollywood Finally Ready To Portray Disabled Gay Characters?–when I decided to reach out. At the time, O’Connell had just finished writing a show about a gay and disabled character, based on his own life. He was excited about the idea of people seeing the show, but was struggling to find a home for it. After all, O’Connell pitched the show to...

Armistead Maupin, 75 Author, activist Maupin grew up in North Carolina as the son of a powerful lawyer. After serving several tours in the Navy, including a stint in Vietnam, he landed in television journalism, working for future right-wing Senator Jessie Helms. Helms and Maupin would later become arch rivals during the AIDS crisis when Helms opposed HIV research and referred to gay men as “morally sick wretches.” “I’ve changed and he hasn’t,” Maupin deadpanned years later. Maupin came out in 1974. Around the...

Image via NetflixRenee Zellweger, Blake Jenner, And Gay Threesomes Will Make You Go POP! In the wake of myself wallowing in isolation this weekend, it turns out I made a new friend: Renee Zellweger. Of course, we know Zellweger for being one of the most popular ‘90s actresses, bringing Bridget Jones to life, and being the butt of many Kathy Griffin jokes. I’ve long followed Zellweger’s career, but now, we finally get to see arguably her best role yet in...

Yet another season of RuPaul’s Drag Race may be wrapping up, but RuPaul Andre Charles isn’t going anywhere anytime soon. In addition to his talk show, which launches in select markets on June 10 for a three-week trial run, Ru just revealed new details about his upcoming comedy series, AJ and the Queen, which premieres on Netflix early next year. “AJ and the Queen is a show on Netflix, that comes out in January, that was created by Michael Patrick King and myself,” Ru revealed...

Ellen Degeneres talked about her stepfather’s sexual abuse in an interview. Ellen was talking to David Letterman on his Netflix show My Next Guest Needs No Introduction when she brought up her stepfather, who assaulted her when she was a teenager. She said that when she was around 15-years-old, the “very bad man” felt her breasts. “He told me when she was out of town that he’d felt a lump in breast and needed to feel my breasts because he didn’t...

As part of the buzz campaign leading up to its June 7 premiere, the first episode of Netflix’s Tales of the City revival was screened at the Los Angeles LGBT Center this week. Afterwards, members of the cast sat down for a panel discussion about the hotly-anticipated new show. Charlie Barnett plays Ben Marshall, Mouse’s love interest, in the series revival. Some of his other TV credits include Orange is the New Black, Russian Doll, Chicago Fire, and Law & Order: SVU. He has also appeared in...

We don’t know about you, but we’re counting down the days until the Tales of the City reboot on Netflix, which premieres on June 7. Based on the beloved writings by author Armistead Maupin, Tales of the City follows the lives of a group of San Franciscans living in the same apartment complex, as well as the eccentrics that move in and out of their lives. Related: The trailer for Netflix’s ‘Tales of the City’ reboot is officially here The latest installment features a new generation of...

A streaming giant is giving a reboot star his own spinoff reality competition. Welcome to the future. Well, not exactly a spinoff per se, but it may as well be. Queer Eye fashion guru Tan France will carry over his style expertise from the makeover hit as the host of a new show called Next in Fashion. The competition will pit designers against one another in challenges centered on world fashion trends. Please let there be a croc charm challenge. Joining France as a cohost...
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Watch the trailer here In the new movie Papi Chulo, gay actor Matt Bomer stars as a gay weatherman down on his luck. During this tough time, he makes an unexpected friend. Written and directed by John Butler, Papi Chulo is a ‘darkly comedic reflection on class, ethnicity, and companionship’ set against the backdrop of modern-day Los Angeles. It follows Bomer’s character who has an on-air meltdown as a local weatherman following a break-up. His characters takes his leave from work to focus...
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"I wanna show different flavors of gay sex other than 'Queer As Folk' porny whatever." Ryan O’Connell is a gay man with cerebral palsy—he is also the writer, creator, and star of the new Netflix original series, Special—which debuts April 12. The trailer for the show dropped this week, and in addition to introducing viewers to Ryan, it also shows that audiences better prepare to see some gay sex scenes, something that O’Connell doesn’t think moviegoers see enough of. “I am so...
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Netflix India screened a same-sex love story for the first Valentine’s Day since gay sex was decriminalized in the country Netflix India marked Valentine’s Day this year with an adorable romance between two young men. The short film, directed by Reema Sengupta, shows two young men fall in love in an Indian city. ‘We made a sweet Valentine’s Day video because we couldn’t write everyone a personalized letter about why we love them’ the online streaming service wrote on Twitter. ‘It isn’t love...
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Is there something wrong with the LGBTI film industry? A viral Twitter thread has dragged Netflix because of the lack of diversity in their LGBTQ Film section. Despite the whole acronym being included in the classification, there are a disproportionate amount of films focusing on gay men. The conversation sparked when Twitter user @dspxna wrote: ‘Someone let netflix know that 678 gay men films and 2 lesbian films doesn’t make a lgbtq section ’. https://twitter.com/dspxna/status/1032691490861080576?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw%7Ctwcamp%5Etweetembed%7Ctwterm%5E1032691490861080576&ref_url=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.gaystarnews.com%2Farticle%2Fnetflix-gay-films-lgbt-lesbian%2F That’s a slight exaggeration, but the stats weigh up....
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Netflix has developed an impressively deep catalog of original queer content, from Sense8 to Alex Strangelove. Now the streaming giant has gayed up an old classic as well. Season two of Anne with an E, which is based on Lucy Maude Montgomery’s 1908 novel Anne of Green Gables, cleverly reworks the story to feature five LGBTQ characters. That includes portraying one of the main roles, Great Aunt Josephine Barry, as a lesbian. Series creator Moira Walley-Beckett is responsible for the changes and...
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The dog days of summer are the perfect time for a Netflix and chill session As we hit the dog days of summer, it’s the perfect time to hide from the heat outside and tune into a steamy, lusty flick. Netflix has you covered. Here are some of the best sexy LGBTQ movies that are worth a watch and available to stream. “Duck Butter” https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uHOEqF3Mmjs Directed by Michael Arteta, with a screenplay by Arteta and Alia Shawkat, who also stars in the film,...

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