Bette Midler, ‘Hocus Pocus 2’ And Her ‘Gay Icon’ Status

In a new interview with Page Six at the New York premiere of Hocus Pocus 2 which is the long-awaited sequel to her 1993 Disney cult classic, Bette Midler was asked whether or not she needed the film to buff her status as a gay icon. To which she said, “No! This is worldwide, this […]

AHS Season 11 Premieres October 19 As ‘New York City’

American Horror Story is coming to the Big Apple. According to the Twitter account The AHS Zone (@ahszone), the title for the new season is American Horror Story: New York City, and the premiere date is October 19. FX Chairman John Landgraf said that this year would focus on one story, not like last year’s […]

Here Is The Outshine Film Festival Major Films & Parties As Fort Lauderdale Is Here

It’s time again for the OUTshine LGBTQ+ Film Festival. It is critically and internationally acclaimed and serves as a platform for numerous premiers. This year’s Fort Lauderdale Gay & Lesbian Film Festival will feature The Blue Caftan as its opening night movie on October 13, at 7:00 PM. Directed by Maryam Touzani, this film has […]

Netflix Genderqueer Special By Comedian Hannah Gadsby to Contrast Dave Chappelle Transphobia

Hannah Gadsby has signed a deal with Netflix to showcase genderqueer voices from around the world in a stand-up comedy special. The Emmy-winning lesbian comedian Gadsby believes the hour-long episode will “broaden the scope of opportunities for genderqueer performers”. It comes a year after Gadbsy slammed Netflix as an “amoral algorithm cult” when co-CEO Ted […]

Netflix Stops Tagging Dahmer Series LGBTQ After Criticism

Netflix has removed the “LGBTQ” tag from its series about serial killer Jeffrey Dahmer after many online commenters objected. “Monster: The Jeffrey Dahmer Story” dramatizes the tale of the Milwaukee man who murdered 17 men and boys between 1978 and 1991. He dismembered many of them and may have cannibalized their body parts. He was […]

GLAAD CEO Sarah Kate Ellis Maps Why LGBTQ+ People Must Vote In Midterms

With the midterm elections less than 50 days away, activists are pushing for LGBTQ+ individuals to make their way to the polls. Following Florida’s controversial “Don’t Say Gay” bill, barring discussion of LGBTQ+ identities in classrooms, GLAAD is encouraging the LGBTQ+ community to vote with the “I Say Vote” campaign, which aims to hold elected […]

New Book Details Trump’s Transphobic And Anti Gay Behavior

When Donald Trump was preparing to debate Hillary Clinton in 2016, he had an oddly specific question for an imaginary transgender student: “Cock or without cock?” This scene of crude, transphobic behavior is just one of the revelations in New York Times Trump reporter Maggie Haberman’s soon-to-be-released book. Haberman presents Trump as a boorish homophobe […]

Trolls Are Vicious Over Drag Race Queen ‘Hocus Pocus 2’ Promo

A famous Canadian drag queen is being targeted by right-wing trolls for a Hocus Pocus 2 promo posted by Disney+ Canada’s Twitter account. The clip features Canada’s Drag Race season one winner Priyanka casting a spell to turn herself into all three of the Hocus Pocus witches. Right-wing Twitter users are calling the former children’s […]