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Op-Ed: Lil Nas X is Making Black History

* Photography in featured image by Camila Falquez Black History Month was established to honor the achievements Black people have made in the past. These achievements helped shape today for the better. While it’s absolutely necessary to celebrate these Black people and educate those who are unaware of them and their achievements, Black History Month also looks to the future […]

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Ruby Rose Cast As The CW’s Batwoman

The CW has found its new Batwoman in Australian actress, Ruby Rose, with the character set to make her debut in the CW’s annual DC Arrowverse crossover event. Rose would also continue her portrayal of Kate Kane in the planned Batwoman series which is still in the scripting stages. If the Batwoman project goes to series, it would mark the first […]

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Nicole Maines Cast as TV’s First Transgender Superhero Nia Nal in ‘Supergirl’ #SDCC2018

Back in 2013, Nicole Maines made global headlines when she took part in the landmark Maine Supreme Court Case which ruled that under the state’s Human Rights Act, transgender people had the right to use the bathroom of their personal preference. Well Maines is making headlines once again and it’s getting even more “super”. The twenty-one year old activist will […]

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Netflix’s ‘Queer Eye’ Renewed for Season 3

Right after the celebration of Queer Eye‘s four Emmy nominations, Netflix announced it has greenlighted another eight-episode third season for the series. Production is set to begin mid-July in Kansas City, Missouri, with plans for debut in 2019. The co-hosts, Antoni Porowski, Bobby Berk, Karamo Brown, Tan France, and Jonathan Van Ness (also known as the “Fab Five”) will all […]

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‘Batwoman’ Series in Development at The CW

Earlier this year, it was announced that Batwoman would make her live-action debut in December during the CW’s annual DC series crossover event. The network is teaming up once again with Greg Berlanti to develop an entire series based on the DC Comics character. The series will focus on Kate Kane, who is a highly-trained fighter, as well as an out lesbian. […]

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Sony Releases New Free PS4 Theme in Honor of PRIDE

We have entered June, meaning it is officially PRIDE month so we should all be preparing for tons of parades, events and other queer-oriented things including the return of one of the queerest shows to hit TV Sense8, the series finale of which is set to be released on Netflix on June 8th. PRIDE is about celebrating those of us […]

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Universal Acquires Feature Rights to Jen Wang’s ‘The Prince And The Dressmaker’

Universal is stepping up to challenge Disney in the fairytale arena as they have just acquired the feature rights for Jen Wang’s graphic novel, The Prince and the Dressmaker. “The book, which examines identity, love, family relationships and sexuality, was brought into the company by Marc Platt Productions’ Adam Siegel (Drive). Senior VP of production Kristin Lowe will oversee production on […]

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‘Love, Simon’ Is A Charming Teen Romance About Finding The Strength To Come Out

Love, Simon is the very first mainstream gay teen romance and it is about damn time. Director Greg Berlanti and screenwriters Elizabeth Berger and Isaac Aptaker give us a charming teen romance with a gay character front and center.  Hopefully Love, Simon will bring forth a new era of films about the LGBTQ+ community that is not defined by struggle and pain, but rather […]

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Kumail Nanjiani to Co-Write and Star In ‘My Beautiful Laundrette’ TV Show

A television show adaptation of the Oscar-nominated indie film My Beautiful Laundrette (1985) is currently in the works, with Kumail Nanjiani (The Big Sick) attached as a writer and main lead. The original film starred Gordon Warnecke as Omar, a Pakistani-Brit who runs a laundromat with his white boyfriend, Johnny (Daniel Day-Lewis). Nanjiani is set to star and co-write, and […]

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TV in 2017: A Year of Queer in Review

2017 has been a big year for the LGBTQ+ community, and this year television gave us quite a few gems with some of the queer characters of color that found themselves either coming out or coming to terms with their sexuality/identity. WARNING: there may be some character spoilers ahead if you’re not up to date with these shows.   One […]

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Issa Rae Developing New Shows for HBO: A Comedy About The Dating Life of a Bisexual Black Man, and a Teen Drama Set In Windsor Hills

Issa Rae is rapidly becoming one of Hollywood’s biggest stars. Not only did her hit show Insecure get renewed for a third season, but she also earned a Golden Globe nomination for Best Performance By An Actress In A Television Series. She also became the face of Covergirl earlier this year, and announced that she’ll be developing an HBO drama […]