NEWS: Bisexual actor Javicia Leslie replaces Ruby Rose as the new Batwoman

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Javicia Leslie will make history as the first ever Black Batwoman BY SOPHIE GRIFFITHS, IMAGE VIA INSTAGRAM After shocking Batwoman fans all over the world when she quit after just one season in May, Ruby Rose has now been replaced for the superhero series’ upcoming seasons.  Stepping into the role will be bisexual actor Javicia [….]

SCREEN: Stage Mother leads the way for an uplifting return to queer cinema

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A feel-good LGBTQI drama coming to cinemas (socially-distanced style) this month BY SOPHIE GRIFFITHS With cinemas across the country set to open this month, we cannot wait to get our eyeballs on some new queer cinema.  Stage Mother tells the story of a conservative Texas mother who inherits her recently deceased son’s drag club in [….]

FROM THE VAULTS: Battle Of The Sexes

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Carrie Lyell meets tennis legend Billie Jean King BY CARRIE LYELL I’m sitting in a dark screening room in Soho, and there are tears streaming down my face. As the credits for Battle Of The Sexes roll and the journalists around me collects their bags and jackets and head for the door, I’m thinking about [….]

SCREEN: Dun Breedin’ is a hilarious and honest take on menopause

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The new online comedy drama explores female friendship, relationships and menopause, filmed entirely in lockdown BY SOPHIE GRIFFITHS Not all filming has come to a stop during lockdown. Dun Breedin’ is a great example of pure creative genius and pulling together to create a show that is extraordinarily DIY. Since first premiering on YouTube in [….]

SCREEN: Ponyboi is the first narrative intersex film

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 To celebrate Pride, the intersex movie that made history is available for free online  BY SOPHIE GRIFFITHS Ponyboi is the world’s first narrative film to be created by and starring an out intersex artist in cinema history.  The 20 minute film follows Ponyboi, an intersex sex worker, looking for love and a way out of his seedy [….]

SCREEN: 10 iconic queer characters of colour

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Grace Almond shares her favourite queer characters of colour in TV and film BY GRACE ALMOND I’m definitely the sort of person who will watch, read or listen to anything remotely queer. And queer characters of colour have been a source of inspiration to so many of us in the margins of our community. Writing [….]