Listen up, Marvel, the King in the North has a task for you. While promoting his upcoming film The Death and Life of John F. Donovan, Game of Thrones star Kit Harington questioned the lack of queer representation in superhero movies – on and off screen, Variety reports.
“There’s a big problem with masculinity and homosexuality that they can’t somehow go hand in hand,” Harington said. “That we can’t have someone in a Marvel movie who’s gay in real life and plays some superhero. I mean, when is that going to happen?”
Local authorities say ‘we will not hold any gay parades’ to ‘protect … our children from the propaganda of nontraditional sexual relations’
‘We all deserve to be safe, loved, and affirmed’
Famous faces at the parade included Billie Jean King, Emma González and Lady Gaga
The Church of Latter Day Saints insists that its decision to end over a century of close association with the Boy Scouts has nothing to do with the organization’s decision to admit girls, gay kids and trans kids — the Mormon leaders say that its launching of a competing scouting organization based on the “spiritual, social, physical and intellectual goals outlined by the church” is merely a coincidence.
The rapper’s mum has said how supportive her son was when she told him she was gay.
Tomorrow, Janelle Monáe will release her much-anticipated new album Dirty Computer. That’s a big deal, and it’s the reason that Monáe is the subject of a new Rolling Stone cover story. But Monáe doesn’t just talk about the story in that interview. She also reveals something profound about herself. More »
The ruling, which declared sections of the Sexual Offences Act unconstitutional, may soon lead to decriminalising gay sex
Gay sex between consenting men in Trinidad and Tobago could soon be decriminalised following a court judgment that campaigners said might spark similar decisions elsewhere in the Caribbean.
In a ruling on Thursday, judge Devindra Rampersad said sections of the Sexual Offences Act, which prohibited “buggery” and “serious indecency” between two men, criminalised consensual same-sex activity between adults, and were unconstitutional.
At the top of any Gayest Songs of All Time list, you’ll find Melissa’s Etheridge’s “Come to My Window.” It’s hard to find a song more purely, authentically ’90s lesbian than one about two women staying up late so they can hang out in the light of the wolf moon.
That’s why it was so strange for many of us in the Xennial queer community to discover that Applebee’s had used “Come to My Window” in their most recent commercial and stripped the gay right out of it. In the Applebee’s interpretation, “Come to My Window” is less about lesbian sex, more about ordering cheesy quesadillas and mozzarella sticks from their drive thru window. Read more…