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The headline play of this summer’s Queer Season at Islington’s King’s Head Theatre, Southern Belles brings together two one-act plays by Tennessee Williams, directed by Six co-director Jamie Armitage. Southern Belles revives two seldom-performed plays by Tennessee Williams – Something Unspoken before the interval, followed by And Tell Sad Stories of the Deaths of Queens. While each show may portray a very different same-sex relationship, similar themes such as power and manipulation are explored in both – as such, they...

Leaving an audience standing for 90 minutes is a tough ask, but when the material is an emotive, thrilling and frankly darn-right funky as this, time means nothing. Kaelo’s (Alfred Enoch) journey follows him from his home in London to South Africa following the death of his mother. When staying with his grandmother – who is unaware of her daughter’s death – the history and difficulties of life in South Africa are presented to Kaelo and a journey to understand...

The first trailer for the third season of 13 Reasons Why has been unveiled. In the short teaser, we see the return of all the central characters (except for Katherine Langford as Hannah Baker, who chose to sit this season out) and the introduction of a new murder mystery, much like the first, controversial season. Who killed Bryce Walker ? Yep, the despicable excuse for a human has been murdered, and everyone’s a suspect. The season is set eight months after last...

Facebook Denali Berries Stuckey, 29-year-old South Carolina woman, was found fatally shot last week in Charleston, marking the 12th identified black transgender woman to be killed in the US this year.Her death is not currently being looked at as a hate crime, North Charleston Police Deputy Chief Scott Deckard told BuzzFeed News, but that could change later on.Stuckey was also initially misgendered in initial reports from...

(Reuters) - Former Vice President Joe Biden unveiled a plan on Tuesday to reform the U.S. criminal justice system by lowering incarceration rates, ending the federal death penalty and eliminating racial disparities in how people are sentenced. Biden, the Democratic front-runner in the party’s nominating contest to take on Republican President Donald Trump in next year’s election, has faced criticism over his support for a 1994 crime bill that some say contributed to mass incarceration, especially of black men....

The Miss World America organization has stripped a fervent Trump-supporting model of her Miss Michigan 2019 title over “racist, Islamophobic, and insensitive” social media posts, with one such tweet saying: “The majority of black deaths are caused by other blacks.” Kathy Zhu, 20, is a University of Michigan student who won the 2019 Michigan World America title on Sunday. However, her reign was cut short after organizers became aware of Zhu’s controversial Twitter posts. Zhu tweeted Thursday what appeared to be a...

The Dutch Supreme Court ruled on Friday that the Netherlands is partially responsible for the July 1995 deaths of 300 Muslims in Srebrenica. Relatives of the victims first sued the Netherlands in 2007, arguing that the country is accountable for the deaths of 300 Muslim men because its troops expelled them from their UN base on July 13, 1995, knowing they would be killed. Some 8,000 Muslims — mostly boys and men — were killed by Bosnian Serbs in the July...

The death toll of a suspected arson at a Japanese animation studio has jumped to at least 24 people, fire officials say. Source

By Abdiqani Hassan and Abdi Sheikh Islamist gunmen killed 26 people, including Kenyans, Americans, a Briton and Tanzanians, when they stormed a hotel in Somalia's southern port city of Kismayo, a regional state president said on Saturday, the deadliest day in the city since insurgents were driven out in 2012. A car bomb exploded at the hotel where local elders and lawmakers were having a meeting on Friday night, and then three gunmen stormed in, police said. It took 11 hours...

Set on the idyllic Greek island of Cephalonia in the early 1940s, this show tells the story of the titular Captain Corelli, an enigmatic young Italian officer posted to the island as part of the occupying forces during the war. He is housed with local man Dr Iannis, and swiftly falls for the doctor’s feisty and beautiful daughter Pelagia. It’s a charming and intriguing adaptation of the multi-million selling novel, although at times it is somewhat meandering. This is particularly...

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A Guatemalan asylum seeker left some members of a U.S. House panel visibly shaken on Wednesday with the story of her daughter’s death, saying the toddler had contracted a deadly lung infection during a 20-day detention near the U.S. border with Mexico. Yazmin Juarez told a House of Representatives subcommittee that it was “like they tore out a piece of my heart” when just weeks after they were released her daughter Mariee died at 19 months...

Jay Dymel, aka Julian Pereza (image via Dominic Ford)Last night, Falcon Studios announced the death of gay adult performer (link NSFW) Jay Dymel, aka Julian Pereza. Although the 27-year-old performer had attended Los Angeles Pride with his boyfriend, fellow performer Ryan Stone, just this past weekend, Dymel reportedly slipped into a coma and was placed on life support yesterday before he died. His cause of death is not yet known. A GoFundMe set up to raise $10,000 towards Dymel’s funeral...
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But there are no plans to build a memorial to LGBTI victims of Islamic State Iraq authorities are bulldozing a building that was home to hundreds of Islamic State (IS) homophobic crimes. Many men accused of being gay were thrown off the seven-storey building that was once home to the National Insurance Company in Mosul. The building, ravaged by the battle to end IS rule, will be removed. IS were finally removed from Mosul in the summer of 2017. A new government building will...
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A 35-year-old graphic designer from Toronto was stabbed to death. First responders found Jeffrey Parker, known as Jay Parker or Jay Tripper, in a George Street apartment around 4:10 p.m. on Thursday. Parker was rushed to St. Michael’s Hospital, but died of his injuries a few hours later, according to CTV News Toronto. After hearing the news, several associates and friends of Parker mourned his passing. Several remembered him as a kind and passionate soul. “When I was 21, I had cancer...

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The one thing most critics of new gay movie Beach Rats commented upon this summer was the explicit sex scenes. The film – directed by...