Ruby Rose to play lesbian superhero Batwoman in new CW series

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“This is something I would have died to have seen on TV when I was a young member of the LGBT community” BY DANIELLE MUSTARDE  The American television network CW has announced that out, lesbian actress Ruby Rose (Pitch Perfect, Orange Is The New Black) will play out, lesbian superhero, Batwoman. Rose’s character may be [….]

Billie Jean King: “I thought I’d see a woman president”

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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 collect their bags and jackets and head for the door, I’m thinking about Billie Jean King and how hard it [….]

Stevie Boebi: “People assume I’m so good in bed”

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YouTube’s leading queer sex educator gets up close and personal with Roxy Bourdillon BY ROXY BOURDILLON  I am obsessed with Stevie Boebi’s vaginas. She has a whole wall of them: luscious life drawings, erotic sculptures, even a smattering of jaunty Victorian porn. She gazes fondly at a black and white photo of an Old Timey [….]

Maggie Sawyer and the power of fandom

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“These fans are turning their disappointment and heartbreak into something positive by helping a charitable cause” BY NICOLA CHOI It’s no secret that ever since Floriana Lima’s exit from Supergirl, Maggie and “Sanvers” (that’s Alex/Maggie) fans have been underwhelmed… to say the least. Maggie’s story was a circular whirlwind of disappointment, rather than an arc. [….]

11 must-see lesbian and bi short films you can watch on YouTube right now

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Emily Bashforth shares her favourite queer girl flicks BY EMILY BASHFORTH  When Hollywood fails to represent the LGBTQ+ community in their blockbusters, independent filmmakers take it upon themselves to do the job for them. YouTube is home to many LGBTQ+ short films, which can either make your sides split from laughter, your eyes sting from [….]

I just watched The L Word for the very first time and now I have a lot of feelings

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“As I listen to Shane mumble like some kind of lesbian Elvis, I realise how much this programme has managed to pervade my lesbian cultural consciousness” THE L WORD / SHOWTIME BY ELEANOR MARGOLIS  One episode into The L Word and a lot of stuff is starting to make sense. Please don’t shout at me. [….]

Everything we know about The L Word 2.0

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This is the way that we reboot BY ROXY BOURDILLON  Ever since I heard about The L Word reboot, my life has mostly been spent reminiscing about Sharmen, getting all emosh at the thought of the gang being reunited, and frantically googling for updates about the new series. I’m sorry, Shane. I will work on that. In the meantime, here’s [….]