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Who has been nominated for a 2018 Emmy Award?

Who has been nominated for a 2018 Emmy Award?

The 2018 Emmy Award nominations have been revealed, with talent from the LGBTI+ community getting nods across the board. Game of Thrones and The Handmaid’s Tale will be going head to head for Best Drama Series, alongside Westworld, The Americans, Stranger Things, This Is Us and Netflix’s regal series The Crown. Netflix has also landed two nominees in the […]

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Love, Simon star says film helped him to come out as gay

Love, Simon star says film helped him to come out as gay

The upcoming teen coming-out tale Love, Simon has a lot of buzz ahead of its Australian release, and one of its stars has his own story to tell. Actor Joey Pollari, star of American Crime and the US remake of The Inbetweeners, recently revealed in an interview with Advocate that working on the film helped him to come out […]

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Ellen cast reunite to mark 20th anniversary of her coming out

Ellen cast reunite to mark 20th anniversary of her coming out

The cast of Ellen DeGeneres’ ’90s sitcom Ellen have reunited to mark the 20th anniversary of her coming out. DeGeneres made her ground-breaking announcement that she was gay on the cover of TIME magazine 20 years ago, at the same time her TV alter ego Ellen Morgan also came out in ‘The Puppy Episode’. While […]

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MTV Movie & TV Awards goes gender neutral

MTV Movie & TV Awards goes gender neutral

MTV’s 26th Movie & TV Awards have removed gendered categories for their upcoming ceremony at the Shine Auditorium in Los Angeles. Formerly the MTV Movie Awards, the celebration of on-screen talent has expanded to cover the work of television and silver screen performers alike. This year, the categories will not be split into “Best Male” […]

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Non-binary actor Asia Kate Dillon questions gendered Emmy categories

Non-binary actor Asia Kate Dillon questions gendered Emmy categories

Billions star Asia Kate Dillon has raised some concerns with Television Academy over the relevance of gendered categories at the Emmy Awards. The non-binary performer has starred in Orange In The New Black, and is currently starring opposite Paul Giamatti as televisions first non-binary character Taylor Mason on Billions. Now nominated for an Emmy Award for their performance, Variety […]

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President Trump revokes transgender bathroom guidelines

President Trump revokes transgender bathroom guidelines

US President Donald Trump has revoked guidelines implemented by former President Barrack Obama that ordered schools to allow transgender students to use the bathroom of their chosen gender identity. In May 2016 President Obama told schools that transgender students should be allowed to use the bathroom of their chosen gender and threatened to hold back […]

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Ellen DeGeneres honoured with Presidential Medal of Freedom

Comedian and talk show host Ellen DeGeneres is one of a number of high profile Americans to be awarded the nation’s highest civilian honour in a ceremony last week. DeGeneres was presented with the Presidential Medal of Freedom by President Barack Obama, who thanked the out comedian for inspiring the nation “one joke and one […]

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Darren Hayes adds his name to ‘Say I Do Down Under’

Singer Darren Hayes is the latest celebrity to add their name to the ‘Say I Do Down Under’ campaign for marriage equality. The Savage Garden singer tweeted; “As a happily married gay man I support @Sayidodownunder – come on Australia #loveislove” The singer signed off his tweet with a rainbow coloured love heart. Hayes has […]

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Film Reviews: Chemsex, Finding Dory and more

Chemsex (R) Directed by William Fairman and Max Gogarty ★★★★ This scary British documentary captures footage of gay men who combine psychoactive drugs and multiple-partner sex on London. It is frightening because health issues of unsafe sex with HIV-positive men are disregarded and social media and hook-up sites make it easy to engage in weekend-long […]

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Bruce Springsteen cancels North Carolina shows

Springsteen cancels North Carolina show in protest over state’s anti-LGBT laws Rock star Bruce Springsteen has cancelled his show in North Carolina as a protest against the state’s new anti-LGBTIQ laws. On his website ‘The Boss’ posted a notice stating that the cancellation of Sunday night’s show was due to the state’s new laws. “As […]

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