SCREEN: Seven films about queer activism

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Already binged all of It’s A Sin? Here’s some impactful and important films about queer activism BY SOPHIE GRIFFITHS What better way to honour those who fought for the freedoms we enjoy today than by binge-watching some educational films about our history? The history of queer activism is deeply linked with the history of queer [….]

It’s A Sin writer Russell T Davis: I wish I could have paid tribute to the lesbians

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The eagerly-anticipated series premieres Friday 22 January on Channel 4 BY CARRIE LYELL BAFTA award-winning writer Russell T Davis’ eagerly-anticipated five-part series It’s A Sin lands on Channel 4 tonight, making history as the first British drama about HIV and AIDS.  Starring Olly Alexander and supported by the likes of Stephen Fry, Neil Patrick Harris [….]

10 powerful quotes from queer icons

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Our favourite queer icons are always full of wisdom BY SOPHIE GRIFFITHS The last few years have been excellent for LGBTQI visibility, with a number of high-profile figures speaking honestly and openly about their queerness and inspiring so many others to do so. Read on for some of the most inspiring quotes from DIVA’s queer [….]

CELEB: Nats Getty comes out as trans non-binary in a heart-warming video documenting their top surgery

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An emotional video was uploaded by Nats’ wife Gigi Gorgeous alongside topless photos on the couple’s Instagram pages BY SOPHIE GRIFFITHS, IMAGE VIA INSTAGRAM Nats Getty has today revealed that they are trans non-binary, sharing details of their journey and top surgery. The 28-year-old model, designer and LGBTQI activist, who married YouTuber Gigi Gorgeous back in [….]

LISTEN: Check out Crocodile – an exciting new audio play voiced by Heather Peace

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A brutally honest look at identity, neurodiversity, loss and love BY SOPHIE GRIFFITHS If you’re missing theatre as much as we are, we’ve got just the thing for you. Just because our favourite venues are closed doesn’t mean we have to abandon our love for play completely.   Crocodile is a brand new audio play that [….]

SCREEN: Six queer films we can’t wait to see in 2021

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Whether it’s at a cinema or on your living room TV, here’s the queer films coming to a screen near you soon  BY SOPHIE GRIFFITHS If there’s one part of normality we can’t wait to get back this year, it’s the thrill of heading to a cinema to see the latest queer film. Gone are [….]

WATCH: Don’t miss Draw With Me, a documentary about the life of Jennifer Lopez’s trans nibling

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“It’s about accepting change and challenges with love, and that knowing when we do, everything is possible” BY SOPHIE GRIFFITHS Jennifer Lopez has shown her support of the trans community once again by celebrating her trans nibling and their brand new documentary Draw With Me. Nibling is a gender-neutral term that can be used to [….]