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”
A gender queer grad student comes home to find a slur painted on their door, society will say for them to keep their head down, but LUCKY has other plans.
Continue reading “Outfest One-Minute Movie Winner 2017 – Home Sweet Home”
A secret contest among the gay Syrians sheltering in Turkey, with the aim of sending a Mr Gay Syria to the Mr Gay World Contest is the centre of this documentary by Ayse Toprak, who’s better known as a reporter on Al Jazeera. But the real aim of this film is to tell the story of some of the LGBT refugees who have fled the horrors of the Syrian regime and civil war to a less-than-welcoming Turkey, hoping to find a better future in Europe. Continue reading “Mr Gay Syria – Gay Syrian Refugees Compete For Visibility”
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”