Film and TV

Some films with LGBT+ representation now have the same age ranking as the “Saw” series in Hungary (YouTube/Optik) Hungary has issued shocking film ratings that equate LGBT+ representation with content in horror movies like Saw or The Exorcist. The new guidelines for broadcasters were issued by Hungary’s media regulator, the National Media and Infocommunications Authority
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Sandi Toksvig (L) and Susan Calman (R) laugh after a contestant on British comedy panel show ‘QI’ thought she heard Toksvig say ‘lesbians’ instead of ‘laser beams’. (TikTok/@theqielves/BBC) Legendary comedian Sandi Toksvig tried valiantly to hold laughter over a contestant hilariously mishearing the words lesbian and laser beams on QI. The TikTok channel @theqielves, which
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Drag star Priscilla has been unveiled as the host of Drag Race Italia (Instagram/@priscilla_drag) International drag superstar Priscilla has been named as the new host for RuPaul’s latest spin-off show, Drag Race Italia. The inaugural season of Drag Race Italia will sashay onto Discovery Plus Italia and WOW Presents Plus this November, joining the ever-expanding drag
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TV personality NeNe Leakes and husband Gregg Leakes visit the SiriusXM Studios on 12 December 2014 in New York City. (Getty/Cindy Ord) TV personality Nene Leakes has shared a shocking and heartbreaking update about her husband’s ongoing battle with cancer. The Real Housewives of Atlanta alum said Gregg, 67, is “at home dying” after she
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Whoopi Goldberg appears during the presentation of the Pirelli 2020 Calendar on 3 December 2019. (Getty/Marco Piraccini/Archivio Marco Piraccini/Mondadori Portfolio) Whoopi Goldberg revisited the backlash she faced for joking about president George W Bush while railing against cancel culture. The legendary American actor addressed the issue at the Edinburgh TV Festival, according to Variety. During
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The ITV exec insisted that Love Island is “about boys and girls”. (YouTube/ Love Island) ITV managing director Kevin Lygo has declared that queer Love Island definitely won’t happen any time soon, insisting: “It’s about boys and girls.” Speaking on a virtual Edinburgh TV Festival session on Wednesday (25 August), Lygo shut down the idea of
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Lawrence Chaney has come out in support of Victoria Scone. (BBC Three/Instagram/@victoriascone) RuPaul’s Drag Race star Lawrence Chaney has eviscerated critics daring to take aim at the first cis woman competing in the franchise’s 12-year-long history. Victoria Scone, the camp queen from Cardiff, is to make herstory on season three of Drag Race UK after being
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Mj Rodriguez attends the OUTLOUD: Raising Voices Concert Series at Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum on 6 June 2021 in Los Angeles, California. (Getty/Alberto E. Rodriguez) Trailblazing trans and Emmy-nominated actor Mj Rodriguez has opened up about bonding with an LGBT+ fan who was made homeless by his family. Rodriguez discussed her fame in the wake
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Drew Barrymore (L) has thrown her support to Britney Spears. (Getty Images) Drew Barrymore has thrown her support towards Britney Spears after she “purposefully” stayed silent on the singer’s tense conservatorship battle. Only days after father Jamie Spears agreed to eventually step down as Britney’s financial conservator, Britney has found a new ally in the
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Lil Nas X attends the BET Awards 2021. (Getty/Paras Griffin) Lil Nas X turned down a role in HBO’s critically-acclaimed Euphoria to focus on his music career and we have well and truly been robbed. The 22-year-old hitmaker told Variety in an interview published Wednesday (11 August) that, for now at least, he prioritises making
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Russell Tovey. (Getty/ David Levenson) Actor Russell Tovey has described how he and others in his generation have “Section 28 in their blood”, having grown up in Margaret Thatcher’s Britain. Tovey, who is currently starring in the West End revival of Constellations at London’s the Vaudeville Theatre, came out as gay when he was 18 years old. Although
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Everybody’s Talking About Jamie will premiere on Prime Video this September. (YouTube) Amazon has unveiled a new trailer for Everybody’s Talking About Jamie, and it’s filled with pure, unadulterated queer joy. The film, inspired by true events and based on the musical of the same name, will premiere worldwide on Prime Video from 17 September.
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Catherine Zeta-Jones will play Morticia Addams in a new Netflix series. (Earl Gibson III/Getty Images & YouTube) Catherine Zeta-Jones has been cast as Morticia Addams in Tim Burton’s upcoming Addams Family series, and fans are bewitched at the news. The Welsh actor will star as the iconic Morticia in Wednesday, an eight-part series from Netflix
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Kathy Griffin attends The Queerties 2020 Awards Reception on 25 February 2020 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Tibrina Hobson/Getty Images) Comedian and actor Kathy Griffin has announced that she is having surgery after being diagnosed with lung cancer. The 60-year-old opened up about her diagnosis in a message posted across her social media platforms.
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Laganja Estranja makes a stunning entrance to an iconic lip sync battle against Trinity K Bonet in Drag Race All Stars season six. (YouTube/RuPaul’s Drag Race) Drag Race legend Laganja Estranja has opened about the overwhelming support she’s received after fans and the drag community raised thousands for her transition. Laganja, who made a name
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Birdie Silverstein with their mother Busy Philipps at New York Pride. (Instagram/ busyphilipps) Birdie Silverstein, Busy Philipps’ non-binary child, is set to star in a new Amazon Prime series from One Day at a Time creator Gloria Calderón Kellett. The 12-year-old will play a recurring non-binary character on the upcoming festive romantic comedy series With
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