Tegan and Sara: “Being twins didn’t make it easier being queer”

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Our November cover stars talk coming out and coming into their own IMAGE BY TREVOR BRADY We can’t stop listening to Tegan and Sara’s latest album, Hey, I’m Just Like You, and their must-read memoir, High School, had us hooked from page one. So when we got a chance to speak to the pop icons [….]

FILM: I’m coming out

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“COMING OUT captures the moment of coming out – after which, their life shall be forever changed” BY FELICITAS SOPHIE VAN LAAK Adjusting his phone camera, a young man runs his palms over his face nervously, a young woman stares into her web cam, excitedly reaching for her girlfriend’s hand. In recent years, more and [….]

Toya Delazy: “Not feeling hidden is the most beautiful thing ever”

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This Zulu pop star princess is doing things her own way INTERVIEW BY ROXY BOURDILLON, IMAGE BY AUGUSTIN In our jam-packed September issue, inspirational cover star Toya Delazy shares her incredible journey from closeted Catholic school girl to international pop star. Here’s a sneak preview of what she had to say. Toya on… Growing up [….]

Sabrina Barbic: “Tolerance is not good enough. We need to advocate for acceptance”

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Sabrina Barbic, General Manager at Gilead in the Netherlands speaks to myGwork about diversity at work, unconscious bias and the never-ending nature of coming out WORDS: LOUISE SINNERTON “We need to make the topic of LGBTQI+ constantly relevant, and engaging, rather than something scary to talk about” says Sabrina Barbic, General Manager at Gilead in the Netherlands, [….]

Ellen Page: “I feel profoundly grateful that I am able to be out”

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The actor and activist talks to Roxy Bourdillon about sex scenes and standing in her truth PHOTO: DAVID SORCHER/LIONSGATE It’s Valentine’s Day 2014 and Ellen Page is onstage at the Human Rights Campaign conference in Las Vegas. She’s wearing black skinny jeans and a t-shirt with “All love” printed on it. She looks a little [….]

OPINION: “Isn’t it time for more positive LGBTQI+ stories onscreen?”

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Filmmaker Joe Solomon explains why it’s so important to create celebratory queer cinema BY JOE SOLOMON Do you remember the first person you came out to? What was going through your head? According to Dr Shainna Ali, in article in Psychology Today The Coming Out cycle, the following questions invariably crop up: Will ________ understand? [….]