HBO Max Announces Powerhouse Cast for LGBTQ+ Docuseries EQUAL, a Four-Part Chronicle of Landmark Events and Forgotten Heroes of the LGBTQ+ Civil Rights Movement. Led by Emmy Award-winning Scout Productions, Emmy Nominated Greg Berlanti Productions, Emmy Award-winning Producer Jim Parsons and That’s Wonderful Productions, Jon Jashni of Raintree Ventures, and Warner Horizon Unscripted Television’s New […]
Back in early 1990s, with the AIDS crisis at its height, Dr Jeff Evans and Simon McGurk, then students in Salford, fell foul of the National Union of Students while attempting to get sexual health and safer sex advice to those most at risk, and the Salford Students Gay Society was closed down. Jeff didn’t […]
Ancient House Teenage History Club created this film to inspire other museums to find LGBTQ+ object in their collections and encourage better representation of queer stories in all museums. Part of Kick the Dust Norfolk – a National Lottery Heritage Fund project. It’s the first day of @LGBTHM and we are proud to premier @AHTeenHC‘s […]
Welsh actor Roger Rees, star of Cheers and The West Wing, has died aged 71. Mr Rees, who was born in Aberystwyth, Ceredigion, won Tony and Olivier awards in 1982 for his title role in the The Life and Adventures of Nicholas Nickleby. He played millionaire Robin Colcord in 1980s comedy Cheers and Lord John […]
Eire: “I’ve had enough”: Complaint letter sent to RTE over Saturday Night Show ‘apology’ – by Brian Merriman, Artistic Director International Dublin Gay Theatre Festival. Radio Television Eireann (Ireland) probably thought they were doing something ‘avant garde’ in inviting one of Ireland’s most articulate and talented drag artistes/advocate, Panti on the ‘Saturday Night Show’. The interview named a few ‘right wing’ journalists and a ‘catholic’ funded Iona Institute as being homophobic in their activity. Themes like religion, politics, media, history, etc. are unpacked in his analysis of the importance of telling our modern LGBT lifestyle and culture on the stages of the biggest International Gay Theatre Festival in the world.
Update 7th February 2014: Irish state broadcaster RTE pays out €85,000 compensation for suggestion that the legal discrimination of ‘Gays’ does not = ‘homophobia’
Channel 4 to flood peak-time advertising slots with “Gay Mountain” Anthem. Tonight (6th February) watch out for an extremely camp version of the Russian national anthem, set to a disco beat and performed by a ‘bear’ in front of a rainbow of necoloured lightbulbs as Channel 4 wishes ‘Good luck to everyone in Sochi’
BBC Blog: What do lesbian, gay and bisexual audiences really watch on TV? Diversity is moving up the agenda in broadcasting. Three years ago, the BBC undertook a big project looking at how lesbians, gays and bisexuals are portrayed on TV and radio. And the results are in. BBC Pride Chair, Adrian Ruth, considers statistics revealing what LGB (Lesbian, Gay and Bisexual) audiences are watching on television.
>Kevin Elyot’s film adaptation of writer Christopher Isherwood’s 1976 memoir, will be aired on Saturday 19th March, between 9:30pm and 11:00pm on BBC2. The drama, which had a premier showing during LGBT History Month, stars Matt Smith as Isherwood More info on Wikipedia