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Thousands of people have signed a petition calling for a ban on an upcoming film featuring Michael Jackson’s daughter Paris Jackson as a female Jesus Christ. The indie film, titled Habit, completed filming before the COVID-19 lockdowns. It’s now in post-production, but has no release date yet. However, over 250,000 people have signed a Change.org …

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Earlier this year, Aussie actress Vanessa Moltzen returned home to sit out the COVID-19 restrictions with family in Brisbane. Vanessa grew up in Brisbane and attended first Wynnum North State School and later Lourdes Hill College. In the last few years, she’s appeared in numerous TV series and movies. She starred in Bullets for the …

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Australian actress Jacki Weaver plays a Southern Baptist who trades the diocese for drag queens in the new queer film Stage Mother. The Academy Award winner plays Maybelline in the heartwarming comedy-drama, a church choir director whose son, a gay San Francisco club owner, suddenly dies. After his death, she soon discovers her son’s struggling …

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A new Netflix documentary executive produced by Laverne Cox explores 100 years of transgender representation in film and television. Disclosure: Trans Lives on Screen takes a deep dive into the evolution of transgender representation in film and TV shows, in the same vein as celebrated 1995 doco The Celluloid Closet. Through the eyes of trans …

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Queer royalty Kristen Stewart will play Princess Diana in a new biopic. Director Pablo Larraín has cast Stewart as the princess in new film Spencer. The film will take place over three days in the early 1990s, when Diana made the decision to separate from Prince Charles and remove herself from becoming queen. Charles and …

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Pixar has premiered new heartwarming short film Out, featuring the studio’s first-ever LGBTIQ lead character. The nine-minute short Out stars a young gay man named Greg, who’s not yet out to his parents. He’s in the middle of moving to live with his boyfriend, Manuel. But unexpectedly, Greg’s parents show up unannounced with a casserole …

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A new HBO documentary exposes the horrors of Chechnya’s violent “gay purge” and the brave efforts of activists to rescue persecuted LGBTIQ Chechens. In recent years, authorities have captured, detained and tortured numerous LGBTIQ Chechens for their sexual orientation in the Russian republic. A number have reportedly died. Acclaimed filmmaker David France’s new doco Welcome …

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In We’re All In This Together director Logan Mucha turns his camera on Melbourne’s queer history in an award-winning short film. Released to mark IDAHOBIT 2020, the film retells five stories from Melbourne’s queer community. Scroll down for the movie We’re All In This Together is a verbatim hybrid-documentary that explores historical accounts of queer …

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For more than 35 years, Los Angeles bookstore and gay porn shop Circus of Books gave the city’s LGBTIQ community a space to both socialise and celebrate themselves without judgment. And a new documentary coming to Netflix tells the incredible story of the straight, conservative, Jewish couple who bought and ran the store for decades. …

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Jake Gyllenhaal has said his Brokeback Mountain co-star Heath Ledger hated jokes about the iconic film’s gay romance, and refused a presenting spot at the Oscars as a result. The 2006 Ang Lee-directed gay romance, which starred Gyllenhaal and Ledger starred as cowboys Jack Twist and Ennis Del Mar, received eight Academy Award nominations at …

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