If you’re looking for a style icon for early 1970s British manhood, chances are that the name Jason King will pop up. The character appeared in two TV series each with only a single season, and yet despite being outrageously camp, the slightly world-weary figure of Jason came to sum up the suave over-dressed cologne-drenched cool of the time in a way only rivalled by James Bond.
The irony is that Peter Wyngarde, who played him – and arguably was cursed by the role – was certainly bisexual, though he never came out publicly.. Continue reading “We’ll always have Jason King, but it’s farewell to Peter Wyngarde”
More than in 2017, 2018 will be a big year for New Wave drag queens. Even Donatella Versace said “Wow” on Twitter when she saw the new video from RuPaul’s Drag Race star Detox. Continue reading “Drag’s Gotta Habit…”
It wasn’t the first gay kiss on a South African TV soap opera, but when Logan and Divan locked lips in a restaurant and put aside their plans to divorce, it still caused a stir on social media, with the usual mix of praise and homophobia. Continue reading “South Africa:- Actor Speaks Out About Soap Opera Gay Kiss”
Ok, it’s not unusual these days in Western countries to see adverts which reference gay relationships. and we’re not knocking it. Visibility is good, and if iconic brands are representing our lives and experiences as part of the everyday, that’s all good. Continue reading “Coca-Cola’s Gay-Inclusive Ad Fizzes”
Gay love is still pretty much a taboo topic in Indian cinema, so Faraz Arif Ansari’s 20 minute short film Sisak is already causing a buzz on social media. Continue reading “Sisak, India’s Passionate Gay Film Romance Goes Beyond Words”
Moonlight, writer/director Barry Jenkins’ widely-praised film about a young black man growing up in 1980s Miami and slowly becoming aware that he’s gay, has scooped 8 nominations in the 2017 Oscars. Continue reading “Moonlight Lands Eight Oscar Nominations”