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Netflix teases new Brazilian animation Super Drags

Netflix teases new Brazilian animation Super Drags

Netflix has dropped a teaser trailer for an upcoming cartoon starring three drag superheroes. Super Drags tells the story of “three department store workers who have to deal with their uptight boss by day, but by night they transform into superhero drag queens, ready to combat shade and rescue the world’s glitter from the evil […]

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Drag Race favourites team up for Drag Tots animated series

Drag Race favourites team up for Drag Tots animated series

A handful of RuPaul’s Drag Race queens have joined forces for a new cartoon series set in a school for baby dragsters. Drag Tots stars Season 6 winner Bianca Del Rio, All Stars Detox, Latrice Royale and Adore Delano, and fan favourite Valentina as Powerpuff Girls-esque baby queens, balancing school life and battling their enemies with their “glitter […]

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Romantic queer animation captures the world’s heart

Romantic queer animation captures the world’s heart

After winning a swag of awards around the world a short animated film has racked up over four million views since it was posted on YouTube. In a Heartbeat was created by Beth David and Esteban Bravo at the Ringling College of Art and Design. The film is about a closeted boy who “runs the risk of being outed by […]

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‘Steven Universe’ creator talks busting heteronormativity with cartoons

‘Steven Universe’ creator talks busting heteronormativity with cartoons

Cartoon Network’s ‘Steven Universe’ has gathered much attention for its positive representation of queer characters in children’s programming, featuring two lesbian couples among primary cast and touching on numerous LGBTIQ+ themes throughout its story arcs. Speaking with Movie Pilot, creator Rebecca Sugar explains the intention behind her decision to include diverse sexualities in her work. […]

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Long-time closeted character to come out on ‘The Simpsons’

Long-time closeted character to come out on ‘The Simpsons’

A much-loved character is due to come out after 27 years on Fox’s ‘The Simpsons’, growing the LGBT community in fictional Springfield. One of the longest-running gags in the decades long series is Waylon Smithers closeted, unrequited love for his oblivious, elderly boss Mr Burns. Now, the glaring tension of the dynamic will be dispelled to […]

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Sydney student makes cool animation about marriage equality

Take a look at this great short film from 15 year old Sydney student Josh Lorschy that explains where we are up to with marriage equality in Australia. The Star Observer has highlighted that work of the young social justice advocate. Check out his Facebook page ‘We Are World Change‘ and get some positive inspiration. […]

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Retro Cassette Friday

Retro Cassette Friday

It’s Friday so we’ve pulled three more cassettes from decades gone by off the shelf and slipped them into the trusty cassette player. Bow Wow Wow, Your Cassette Pet EMI, 1981 Bow Wow Wow formed when Malcolm McLaren persuaded the ‘Ants’ from Adam and the Ants to abandon Adam and become their own band, 13 […]

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