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After making his most recent films for Netflix, acclaimed director Richard Linklater (“Boyhood”) will return to cinemas with Sony Pictures Classics and his frequent collaborator Ethan Hawke (the “Before” trilogy) for “Blue Moon.” Gay star of “Ripley” and “All of ...

Who never slows down? Dolly Parton, that’s who. Not content to disrupt the boxed cake mix industry and reintroduce vintage banana flavor to American palates, she’s finally taking her turn on Broadway by producing her own bio-musical, for which she’ll ...

Gay filmmaker Yen Tan’s indie dramas “Pit Stop” and “1985” have earned him a reputation for intimate, character-driven movies that aren’t afraid of being earnest. His latest, “All That We Love,” premiering this month at the Tribeca Film Festival, looks ...

We’ve gone over this before but it bears repeating: watch the TV series “Los Espookys” and this year’s indie film “Problemista” from our favorite gay weirdo Julio Torres, because when you’re finished with those delicious cultural products you’ll be ready ...

Not so long ago if you were a queer stand-up comic, you were more likely to be closeted than out and proud. But that was then, and today queer comedians are everywhere, no longer forced to keep quiet. Enter “Outstanding: ...

We were waiting for this moment: Elliot Page is back and ready for his close-up again. It’s been a while since we’ve seen him at the multiplex — after coming out as transgender in 2020, The “Umbrella Academy” star hasn’t ...

The history of the LGBTQ+ community and its relationship to the police is a fraught one, embedded with generations of trauma, injustice and punishment, from well before the Stonewall riots to the present day. And that’s the backdrop for the ...

The filmmaker’s name is Tamika Miller, a writing and directing veteran of episodic TV and commercials. She’s already got one indie feature, the critically well-regarded “Honor Student,” under her belt, and now she’s in pre-production on her next feature she’s ...

Kevin Williamson, the queer creator behind the “Scream” and “I Know What You Did Last Summer” franchises, has just signed a multi-project development deal with Universal Television. Among the series in the pipeline are an adaptation of the Ruth Ware ...

Gay actor Colman Domingo’s career is on fire right now. His upcoming comedy, “Drive Away Dolls,” hits theaters any moment, he just wowed audiences as Mister in the musical adaptation of “The Color Purple,” he’s enjoying his first career Best ...

Women’s sports power couple Sue Bird and Megan Rapinoe are about to be the toast of the Sundance Film Festival. Director Sarah Dowland’s documentary about Bird, “Sue Bird: In The Clutch” hits the fest in January and explores the 21-year-long ...

Jennifer Lopez will star in the new musical feature film “Kiss of the Spider Woman” from gay director Bill Condon (“Dreamgirls,” “Beauty and The Beast”), in what is the next step in a long journey from its original incarnation as ...

You knew a George Santos movie was coming. Every scandalous public figure is commemorated with their own ripped-from-the-headlines media content. And now that Santos has been expelled from Congress and Bowen Yang has made wonderful comedy as the bizarre queer ...

The holiday slasher genre is giving gory gifts all over this season, with the grindhouse-steeped “Thanksgiving” and “It’s a Wonderful Knife” turning the memory of a classic upside down. And the trend will continue over on streaming platform Shudder when ...

In 2013, New England Patriots team member Aaron Hernandez was arrested for — and in 2015 convicted of — the murder of football player Odin Lloyd, only to be found dead in prison from an apparent suicide in 2017. It ...

Want to go globe-trotting with “Queer Eye” star Antoni Porowski? You’ll be able to when his latest series with National Geographic, “No Taste Like Home with Antoni Porowski,” is cooked up for TV. Executive produced by King of The Yelling ...

John Cameron Mitchell joins Margaret Cho for ‘Ron.’ When “Will & Grace” star Leslie Jordan died, it left the fate of his latest project, “Ron.,” up in the air. Now the period piece — set in 1982 — has found ...

It’s the 1960s in preppy, repressed New England, and Eileen (Thomasin McKenzie, “Jojo Rabbit”) is working at a juvenile detention facility. And then along comes Rebecca (Academy Award winner Anne Hathaway), the newly hired and very charming counselor. Together, they ...

The Toronto International Film Festival got an in-depth look at the world of Montero Hill, aka Lil Nas X, with the Grammy Award-winning rapper, singer and songwriter’s documentary, “Lil Nas X: Long Live Montero.” Shot over the course of his ...

Let there be no confusion regarding this point: “Scream” has always been queer to its core. Created by a gay writer, the great Kevin Williamson, and guided by his ideas for the first several films of the franchise, it has ...

The late, great Stephen Sondheim’s final musical, “Here We Are,” has set an off-Broadway launch date: Sept. 28. Its director is Tony Award winner for both “Take Me Out” and “Assassins,” Joe Mantello, and the book by David Ives (“The ...

Lady Gaga dropped a bomb on Instagram recently, letting all her fans know that she’s overseeing the edit of a concert film. “The Chromatica Ball,” taken from the Academy Award winner’s 2022 20-city North American concert tour — her first ...

Elliot Page has wrapped production in Canada on his next film, “Close to You,” his first starring role in a narrative feature since 2017’s remake of “Flatliners.” The Academy Award-nominated actor and star of TV’s “The Umbrella Academy” stars alongside ...

For Pride Month, Netflix delivers some queer history you might not have known about. A century ago, the Berlin night club Eldorado was a hub of the German city’s queer life, and people from across the LGBTQ+ spectrum gathered there ...

You can’t stop Billy Porter’s drive to do everything he sets his mind to. The “Pose” star and collaborator Dan McCabe (“Fruits of Thy Labor”) are going to adapt David Leeming’s book “James Baldwin: A Biography” as the basis for ...

A new version of Annie Proulx’s short story, “Brokeback Mountain,” is coming to London’s West End, and it will star BAFTA-nominated Mike Faist (he was Riff in Spielberg’s “West Side Story”) and Academy Award-nominated Lucas Hedges (“Manchester by the Sea”). ...

Kit Connor’s had quite a year. The 19-year-old British actor experienced the darker side of internet fandom when he found himself coming out as bisexual after overly entitled internet “fans” with no boundaries demanded that he declare his sexuality or ...

If you didn’t know who Paul Mescal was before his Academy Award nomination for the film “Aftersun,” or Andrew Scott before his turn as the Hot Priest in “Fleabag,” it’s safe to assume you’ve now had time to incorporate both ...

Set to debut at the Berlin International Film Festival, “Femme” looks to be the kind of satisfying queer thriller we won’t miss. The neo-noir features rising stars Nathan Stewart-Jarrett (“Candyman”) and George MacKay (“1917”) locked in an all-too-familiar battle. Stewart-Jarrett ...

Italian filmmaker Emanuele Crialese (“Golden Door,” “Once We Were Strangers”) has been open about being a transgender man for years now, but he has taken the opportunity of his new higher-profile, Penelope Cruz-starring film “L’immensità,” to remind the world of ...

From “Portrait of Jason” and “The Queen” in the late 1960s, to the landmark ’70s film “Word Is Out,” the documentary is where real queer stories usually get told first. It’s a tradition that continues to the present day, and ...

This one went a little under the radar, and that’s to be expected from M. Night Shyamalan, whose twist-filled movies reward going in fresh, but his latest, “Knock at The Cabin,” is among 2023’s first queer-themed film releases, and worth ...

Daniel Craig is back onscreen in Rian Johnson’s “Glass Onion: A Knives Out Mystery,” and just in case you haven’t paid attention to the finer details of this sequel, his detective character Benoit Blanc is now openly gay. So let’s ...

The big news is, of course, that “Dear Evan Hansen” star Ben Platt and “The Good Doctor” star Noah Galvin, friends for years, then a couple, have gotten engaged, so congratulations to them. But the two are also helping to ...

You’ve been treated to Gabrielle Union setting it on fire in the recently released queer drama, “The Inspection.” Meanwhile, as the activist stepmom to her transgender child, she’s also become a super ally of the LGBTQ+ community. Now she and ...

Riele Downs, who for six years starred on the popular Nickelodeon series “Henry Danger,” is all grown up now and is headlining the supernatural teen comedy “Darby and the Dead.” She plays a teenager who can see dead people and ...

Dan Levy’s feature directorial debut has a title, a cast, and a home at Netflix. The “Schitt’s Creek” Emmy winner has written “Good Grief” and will direct it for the streaming service as well as star, alongside “Loving” Oscar nominee ...

We’ve been longing for this moment: John Waters is going to direct a new film for Village Roadshow Pictures. After 2004’s “A Dirty Shame,” we hoped he’d make his long-gestating Christmas movie, “Fruitcake,” that he’d spoken about from time to ...

It’s time, really. After decades of queer audiences extracting every bit of subtext from the 1939 classic film, “The Wizard of Oz,” including employing the expression “friend of Dorothy” to describe themselves to uncomprehending straights, and after the monster musical-theater ...

Casting roll call time! Filmmaker Rian Johnson (“Knives Out,” “Star Wars: The Last Jedi”) has assembled an enormous cast for his next project, the 10-episode Peacock series “Poker Face.” It’s a mystery drama and being referred to as something of ...

We loved Ryan Murphy’s limited series “Feud” with Susan Sarandon and Jessica Lange, and we wondered what might come next. And now there’s an answer: “Feud: Capote’s Women,” based on the bestselling non-fiction book by Laurence Leamer, “Capote’s Women: A ...

Season 11 of “American Horror Story” is on the way, and the roster of stars is quite satisfyingly queer. Zachary Quinto is back for another round; Russell Tovey will make his “AHS” debut; Joe Mantello and Charlie Carver, from 2018’s ...

If you’re queer, it’s the law that you love Chucky, the murderous doll that first appeared in the 1988 film “Child’s Play” – look, people make up arbitrary laws all the time, it’s our turn – and the killer toy’s ...

Jonathan Bailey played Anthony Bridgerton on the wildly popular Netflix series “Bridgerton,” but he’s about to trade in his aristocratic period costumes for a different sort of journey into the past, alongside Matt Bomer and Allison Williams in the upcoming ...

The legendary gay Spanish filmmaker Pedro Almodóvar made a stunning short film during 2020’s lockdown, “The Human Voice,” with Tilda Swinton, and it was as deliriously gorgeous and satisfying as any of his full-length features. So why not another one? ...

Congratulations to Rebel Wilson, who has come out as queer — no thanks to The Sydney Morning Herald, the paper that that gave her an ultimatum before trying to out her — and is currently part of a project that’s ...

Netflix’s own current organizational woes aside, they just got something right. “Heartstopper,” the sweet British comedy-drama series, has everybody hooked. The coming-of-age story based on Alice Oseman’s graphic novel about two queer teenage boys (newcomers Kit Connor and Joe Locke), ...

Queer singer-actor Janelle Monáe, who recently came out as non-binary, has a new role coming to a streaming platform near you. They’ll portray legendary performer Josephine Baker for a series produced by A24. Baker was the African-American singer-dancer-actress who left ...

We’re very into the extreme couture energy transgender actress Hari Nef (“Transparent”) has been bringing to her delightful and impeccably attired pop-ups on series like “And Just Like That…” and “The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel.” So it seems like a no-brainer ...

Loved it, hated it, hate-watched it, whatever you did when “And Just Like That…” dropped its magically post-COVID earnestness and fresh Balenciaga bags into your life, well, you’ll get to do it all over again when the series returns for ...