NETFLIX REVEALS ‘QUEER EYE’ REBOOT CAST

Netflix has revealed the cast for its upcoming reboot of Queer Eye for the Straight Guy. The streaming service announced in January that it would produce a “reimagined” Queer Eye. The reality series featuring five openly gay stylists will premiere in February. According to PEOPLE, the new cast includes Antoni Porowski (Food & Wine), Bobby Berk (Interior Design),…

LEE DANIELS SAYS ‘EMPIRE’ HAS MAD ‘GAYS OK’ IN HIP HOP

Appearing on Larry King Now, Lee Daniels said that Empire has made gays okay in hip hop. Daniels’ Empire centers on a fictional hip hop music and entertainment company run by Lucious Lyon (played by Terrence Howard), a former drug dealer, and his family. Lyon is looking to groom one of his three sons to take over the family business,…

DISCOVERY GIVES US THE FIRST EVER STAR TREK GAY KISS

  It’s taken half a century, but Star Trek has finally seen a full-on gay kiss – on new Netflix series Star Trek Discovery. It’s a big step for Star Trek Discovery which has already delivered a number of LGBTI firsts. These include fulfilling Star Trek creator Gene Roddenberry’s wish to have an openly gay crew member…

HERE ARE THE QUEENS COMPETING ON RuPAUL’S DRAG RACE ALL STARS 3

RuPaul has finally revealed the queens competing on All Stars 3. Following three Emmy wins at last year’s awards, the drag queen of all queens announced which 10 contestants would be competing for the crown next year. But who has what it takes to join the Drag Race Hall of Fame alongside Chad Michaels and…

RuPAUL’S DRAG RACE ALL-STARS SEASON 3 HAS BEEN CONFIRMED

A third season of RuPaul’s Drag Race All-Stars has been confirmed by VH1. The show brings back your favourite queens from past seasons as they go head to head as they eliminate each other, rather than the choice being down to Mama Ru. As well as the third season of All Stars, the network has also…

ACTOR BRIAN MICHAELS HAS PUBLICALLY COME OUT AS TRANS

Actor Brian Michaels has spoken openly for the first time about being trans. On 12 July, Michaels starred in American TV show Queen Sugar as the trans policeman Toine Wilkins. Despite a career that began in 2011, this was their first time playing a trans character. In an interview with GLAAD, he explains: ‘I had concerns disclosing…

RUPAUL’S DRAG RACE: SEASON 9 – GRAND FINALE

I went into last night’s finale of RuPaul’s Drag Race truly torn on who I’d like to win. How could I possibly declare myself Team Trinity, Shea, Sasha or Peppermint when a case could be made for all four performers to take the crown? After a lot of hemming and hawing about the merits of season nine,…

RUPAUL’S DRAG RACE: SEASON 9, EPISODE 12 – "CATEGORY IS"

I have no problem admitting that RuPaul’s Drag Race is my favorite show. New episodes are the highlight of my week, I watch each one at least four times, I discuss it endlessly with friends (and strangers) and I even stream old seasons to pass the time. And yet even I think this season has felt too…

RUPAUL’S DRAG RACE: SEASON 9, EPISODE 10 – "GAYEST BALL EVER"

Who would’ve thought that it would take putting on hooves for the claws to come out. For a few weeks there, I was starting to think this really was RuPaul’s Best Friend Race. Down to the final five, Friday night’s Drag Race turned up the heat between the remaining queens. The Gayest Ball Ever had…

RUPAUL’S DRAG RACE: SEASON 9, EPISODE 10 – "MAKEOVERS: CREW BETTER WORK"

After last week’s shocking, devastating RuPaul’s Drag Race, this week’s lighthearted romp felt like a bit of a palate cleanser. And thank goodness for that, because I don’t think I could take another week of heartache. I’ve been reflecting a lot about last week’s surprise elimination (which if you haven’t seen it yet, I’m about to spoil,…