Six queer films you may have missed on Netflix

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There’s some hidden gems you’ve probably scrolled past… BY SOPHIE GRIFFITHS While you’ve been bingeing Orange Is the New Black, you might have forgotten that Netflix have a pretty queer selection of films to offer too.  We’re sure you know about the classics, but there’s more to Netflix than just Blue Is the Warmest Colour [….]

The first official trailer for The L Word: Generation Q is so good and SO gay

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Bette’s running for mayor, Alice has her own talk show and Shane’s a-shagging – have I died and gone to lesbian heaven? BY ROXY BOURDILLON, IMAGE VIA SHOWTIME/YOUTUBE The L Word: Generation Q just casually dropped their first trailer and – as they correctly predicted – gay panic immediately ensued. This teaser is serving everything [….]

The longread: How Gentleman Jack changed my life forever

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Self-proclaimed “Lister Sister” Rachael Biggs on validation, courage and lessons in love BY RACHAEL BIGGS, IMAGES FROM GENTLEMAN JACK, BBC It has been one month now since the last episode of Gentleman Jack was shown on the BBC. Since the finale on 7 July 2019, I have been through the most magnificent (and scary) journey. Even [….]

The 1975’s Matty Healy defies anti-LGBT laws after kissing male fan at Dubai gig

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“I love you and I wouldn’t have done anything differently” IMAGE INSTAGRAM @THE1975 Lead singer of pop rock band The 1975, Matty Healy – aka DIVA Ally Of The Year – has defied Dubai’s strict laws after kissing a male fan during a performance there. Homosexuality is currently illegal and punishable by imprisonment in the country. [….]

Deep Water: DIVA meets Faye Marsay

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ITV drops its gripping, women-led drama – and you’re bound to be hooked BY DANIELLE MUSTARDE. IMAGE ITV PICTURES. Looking for something utterly binge-worthy to watch? Let us point you in the direction of ITV’s new, northern-set drama, Deep Water. Centred on the increasingly intertwining lives of three women – including mother-of-three, Lisa, played by Anna Friel [….]

Sophie Rundle on the huge impact Gentleman Jack’s lesbian relationship had on viewers

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The queer romance stole all our hearts, but how did Suranne Jones’ co-star react to the huge response? BY SOPHIE GRIFFITHS Gentleman Jack has had a huge impact on the lez/bi community over the past few months. The response to the show was overwhelming, with six million viewers tuning in and series two was quickly [….]

Inversions: In conversation with Belinda O’Hooley

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“It feels like fresh air, it feels like I can fly and be myself” BY DANIELLE MUSTARDE. PHOTO BELINDA O’HOOLEY Pianist, composer and singer-songwriter Belinda O’Hooley – aka, one half of Yorkshire gentlewoman folk duo, O’Hooley & Tidow – is about to release her latest solo album, Inversions. But how did the album come to be? [….]