Netflix releases first look images for Heartstopper

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I cannot express how excited I am for this adaptation. BY NIC CROSARA, IMAGES BY NETFLIX Since the very first graphic novel came out in 2018, LGBTQI readers have fallen in love with the characters that Alice Oseman presents within the books. The story follows Charlie, a young boy who is still processing being outed [….]

A GLAAD study has found that LGBTQI representation on TV is at an all-time high

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Bisexual representation has increased, and lesbians form the highest percentage of LGBTQI characters. Yay! BY ELEANOR NOYCE, IMAGE BY THE GENDER SPECTRUM COLLECTION/ZACHARY DRUCKER In conducting its annual Where We Are On TV report, GLAAD has found that almost 12% of regularly appearing characters across all broadcast networks are LGBTQI. Tracking LGBTQI representation across broadcast, [….]

Jonathan Van Ness is getting curious on their new Netflix show

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The Queer Eye star is on a quest for answers BY NIC CROSARA, IMAGE BY NETFLIX Since 2018, the Netflix Queer Eye reboot has brought audiences joy, inspiration and many tears as Karamo Brown, Antoni Porowski, Tan France, Bobby Berk and of course, grooming guru Jonathan Van Ness offer their expert skills to help transform [….]

Race, sexuality and the female gaze in Passing

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“We’re, all of us, passing for one thing or another, aren’t we?” BY NIC CROSARA, IMAGE BY NETFLIX © 2021 I’ve spent many cold evenings curled up watching old films. I find it to be a cosy, relaxing and nostalgic ritual. Unfortunately many of these comfort films rarely feature Black or queer characters (and when [….]

Sex Education season three is out tomorrow and we can’t wait to meet Cal

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The Netflix comedy-drama introduces some much needed non-binary representation BY NIC CROSARA, IMAGE BY SAM TAYLOR: NETFLIX When watching trailers for Sex Education back in 2019, I assumed the “will they won’t they” trope between Otis and Maeve would be what carried the show. This is perhaps why I put off watching it for so [….]

Why are you Like This: The brilliant new TV show where nothing is off-limits

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“What makes this so refreshing is to watch is its diversity and the way it explores a range of different identities onscreen” BY HARRIET ARGENT If you like painfully self-aware and self-deprecating comedy about political correctness, woke culture and allyship, look no further.  Netflix’s new show Why Are You Like This, created by Mark Samual [….]

SCREEN: Can you guess the highest earning LGBTQI actor?

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Take a look at the leading LGBTQI legends who are thriving on Netflix right now  BY SOPHIE GRIFFITHS We’ve all been heavily relying on Netflix during the last year, but particularly during lockdown number three. One thing we can count on Netflix for is a diverse list of people cropping up in their shows and [….]