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The best reactions to Jessica Lange saying gays “munch butts and celebrate Halloween” in The Politician

“Who told Jessica Lange the gay agenda?!” Munch butts? Celebrate Halloween? That’s what gays do according to Oscar, Tony and Emmy Award-winning actress Jessica Lange. Is she wrong? No, not at all! Lange is set to star in Ryan Murphy’s upcoming satirical comedy The Politician alongside Ben Platt, Gwyneth Paltrow, Zoey Deutch, Lucy Boynton, David Corenswet, Julia Schlaepfer, Laura Dreyfuss, Theo Germaine and Rahne Jones. It follows Platt’s character Payton Hobart, a wealthy student from California who is determined to become the President of the United States. First, he has...
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8 iconic LGBTQ films that should’ve done better at the box office

Call Me By Your Name didn’t exactly set the box office on fire… When we conducted research for our article highlighting the ten highest-grossing LGBTQ films in history, we were shocked to discover the low box office totals for some of our favourites such as Carol, Moonlight and Call Me By Your Name. We wouldn’t call them financial flops, because most of these films made back their budgets and received Academy Award nominations, but with the amount of acclaim and love from fans and critics, we expected them to make...
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Dizzy Fae on why it’s “about f***ing time” for queer female artists to claim the spotlight

“Queer people are tight as fuck and POC people are fucking amaze.” After embarking on a headline tour with Lizzo and receiving high acclaim for her debut project, Free Form, Minnesotan artist Dizzy Fae became one to watch with profiles in major publications such as i-D, Wonderland, Billboard and Teen Vogue (ooh, and GAY TIMES!). This year, Dizzy released her second collection of bops, NO GMO, another eclectic mix of experimental R&B and trap anthems that proves why she’s one of the most exciting new musicians in the industry. “It’s...
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9 incredible films about trans and gender nonconforming people

Everyone deserves to see themselves represented on the big screen. While films like Call Me By Your Name, Moonlight and Carol have slowly been bringing the lives of gay people to the mainstream, there’s still a severe lack of stories focusing on the experiences of trans and gender non-conforming individuals. We’re keeping our fingers crossed that more are on the way, but in the meantime we’ve been on the hunt for some of the best that already exist, including critical successes, personal favourites and underrated gems you may not have...
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Travis Alabanza and Jamie Windust won’t be just your non-binary checkbox

Throughout Pride season the LGBTQ space becomes inundated with voices and experiences from every possible lived experience.  Amongst the madness of parties, panel discussions, rainbow sandwiches, fashion campaigns and events, there are individuals and organisations whose authenticity raises them above the noise. Travis Alabanza and Jamie Windust are two such individuals. Travis Alabanza is a multi-disciplined poet, playwright and performer whose work combines their own real experiences with their uniquely urgent tone of voice to bring audiences into the day-to-day experiences of a non-binary person of colour. Their one-person show,...

Where to get your see-through bag for Manchester Pride

To ensure the safety of everyone in attendance at this year’s highly-anticipated Manchester Pride Live, the organisers will be implementing a strict clear-bag policy. According to the new policy, all bags must be 100% transparent – that means that iridescent, colour tinted or opaque bags will not be accepted. With more people than ever expected to attend this year’s festivities, it will help everything run smoothly if everyone sticks to these rules so that we all enjoy the weekend. In life and in your Pride bag selection, it’s what’s INSIDE...
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Here are the 10 most financially successful LGBTQ films in history

Where do Bohemian Rhapsody and Rocketman place? This decade alone has seen a significant increase in mainstream LGBTQ films, several of which have received universal praise from critics and earned nominations for Academy Awards, Golden Globes and more prestigious awards. It seems like audiences are also more willing to part with their cash to see queer stories represented on screen, as films like Bohemian Rhapsody and Rocketman are earning hundreds of millions at the worldwide box office. Here, we present the 10 highest-grossing films in history that have clear LGBTQ...
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Will Juno Birch appear on Drag Race UK? Here’s what she told us

“I’d go on to take the utter piss because that’s more fun to watch.” Juno Birch has revealed whether she’ll audition for an upcoming season of Drag Race UK. For the latest issue of GAY TIMES, we spoke with the Sheri Ann Cabot of drag about her trans journey and asked if she’ll bless British audiences with her unique, Smurf-esque aesthetic on the highly-anticipated series. She told us: “Not at the moment because I am so bad at sewing. I cannot make clothes at all. I feel like if I...
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Marika Hackman on her unabashedly queer third studio album Any Human Friend

“There hasn’t been a really widespread voice for queer women in music as much as men.” Today marks the release of Marika Hackman’s critically-acclaimed third studio album Any Human Friend, an 11-track collection of sexually-liberated and deadpan, alternative rock anthems. It’s raw, it’s fun and – more importantly – it’s queer as fuck. On the record, Marika unapologetically details her experiences with sex, heartbreak and masturbation; these themes are most evident on Hand Solo and All Night, the latter of which is a steamy tale of same-sex desire. “I now...
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Seven reasons why Euphoria is one of the most groundbreaking LGBTQ shows on television

This is the representation we’ve been craving. The first season of Euphoria has just finished airing its debut run to widespread acclaim, with particular praise aimed at the show’s nuanced, queer characters and representation of the modern LGBTQ experience. In celebration of the show’s success (it’s been renewed for a second season!), we’ve listed seven reasons why Euphoria is one of the most groundbreaking LGBTQ shows out right now. Complex portrayals of queerness. While each character in Euphoria brings their own individual complexities to the show, the way in which...
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