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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...

The ‘hungover-pop’ pioneer pays homage to pop music legend and queer icon Madonna in her latest self-directed music video for dreamy new single Desperately Seeking Susan, titled after the Queen of Pop’s hit 1985 movie. “I’ve been up all night, and all you’ve done is break my heart, by leaving me here all alone, staring at my phone,” she sings on the track, which deals with the intense longing to be loved that many queer people feel. To celebrate the new...

The two-day event, which took place in collaboration with Pride in Music, saw hitmaker MNEK invite a host of diverse queer artists including Olly Alexander, L Devine, Leo Kalyan, Bryn Christopher and Sakima to collaborate and share experiences. GAY TIMES were invited down to Warner Chappel Studios to get an insight into the camp, as well as conduct a roundtable discussion with four of the talented artists in attendance: MNEK, Rina Sawayama, Ryan Ashley and Caitlyn Scarlett. Together, they discussed whether...

The queer singer-songwriters have worked together several times, notably on Charli XCX’s Out Of My Head and Tove’s Bitches remix, but this is the first time the two have released a duet – and it was worth the wait. “I met her in the summer, thinking life would get better but she’s gone now, took my heart and sunk with it, she was just as bad as the boys,” they sing on the queer heartbreak anthem, which features one...

Karamo Brown says Harry Styles was “taught” how to use Grindr when the Queer Eye cast bumped into him in Japan. The show’s culture expert appeared alongside the other members of the Fab Five – Bobby Brown, Tan France, Antoni Porowski and Jonathan Van Ness – on Watch What Happens Live with Andy Cohen on Wednesday (31 July). When asked by a fan about their newfound friendship with the former One Direction star, Bobby responded: “Harry was absolutely lovely, super sweet...

I’m someone who experienced homelessness as a queer youth, touched the foster care system, and eventually parenthood. The opportunity to do this work is a perfect melding of my own experiences and continuing to support my community. No matter what role you have at the Center, you are surrounded by people who are passionate about the LGBTQ+ community. My favorite part of working here is knowing that there are so many unique perspectives among people who bring lived expertise to...

Jonathan Van Ness and Antoni Porowski, the resident grooming and cooking experts on Netflix’s hit makeover show Queer Eye, have been teasing followers about a potential romance for a long time now – they even have a shared Instagram account. Things escalated earlier this week when culture expert Karamo Brown appeared to confirm that the pair were dating in a comment on Instagram, writing: “For all who are asking. It’s real. They are a couple and in love. First Fab...

Lizzo’s recent performance of Truth Hurts has received wide praise from the LGBTQ community. The American singer-songwriter and rapper stopped by the office of NPR’s Tiny Desk Concert – which she renamed “Tiny Ass Desk Concert” – to perform stripped-back versions of some of her biggest hits. Before she played the acclaimed pop-trap anthem, she declared: “Bitches ain’t shit sometimes. And all the non-conforming genders in-between, you can all be ain’t shit too. Love is love, man. Love is love. Love is...

Jonathan Van Ness and Antoni Porowski, the resident grooming and cooking experts on Netflix’s hit makeover show Queer Eye, have been teasing fans about a potential romance for a long time now. They even have a joint Instagram account named Jvntoni where they share cute ‘couple photos’ together. Be still our beating hearts. While Jonathan confirmed that he and Antoni aren’t a couple (yet) in an Instagram post earlier this year, he did tease “maybe someday we will fall in love”...

Polartropica, the musical endeavour from Los Angeles-based “space-pop” artist Ihui Cherise Wu, have released a dreamy music video for new single In Another Life, which is inspired by the 1970s musical and its iconic imagery. “In the LGBTQ world, a popular slogan we use is ‘Love is Love’ and I wanted to take a deeper dive into that,” Wu explained. “I’ve always felt that, as humans we are all so interconnected, and sometimes we can even feel or have a bond...

Polartropica, the musical endeavour from Los Angeles-based “space-pop” artist Ihui Cherise Wu, have released a dreamy music video for new single In Another Life, which is inspired by the 1970s musical and its iconic imagery. “In the LGBTQ world, a popular slogan we use is ‘Love is Love’ and I wanted to take a deeper dive into that,” Wu explained. “I’ve always felt that, as humans we are all so interconnected, and sometimes we can even feel or have a bond...

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...

“And I’m kind of blown away by it,” he says of the Jonathan O’Boyle-directed production currently playing at the Soho Theatre. “I think it is equal to the New York production or even better.” The LA-born/NYC-based Vernon first put on the show – inspired by the 1973 arson attack on New Orleans gay bar The UpStairs Lounge in which 32 people died – as a 2013 concert. Four years later, it was fully-staged Off-Broadway and has been performed at numerous...

The song is a glittery pop banger swirling with 80s-inspired synths and catchy hooks. Lyrically, it speaks of overcoming heartbreak and becoming the person you’re meant to be, with a message of hope for the future. “Look At Me Now is about coming out on top after ending a bad relationship, about wanting something better for yourself and the reaction of friends and lovers who don’t understand why you want that,” explain Futuretape. “It’s also about being proud and about how...

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