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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 …

Chechnya leader Ramzan Kadyrov Reports Of Sexual Violence Against Women In Chechnya's 'Gay Purge'

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

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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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Call Me By Your Name director Luca Guadagnino seems pretty confident the cast will reunite for a sequel to the Oscar-winning gay romance. Guadagnino’s 2017 coming-of-age movie starred Timothée Chalamet as Elio and Armie Hammer as Oliver. The pair fall in love in northern Italy during the early 1980s. Now the director has told Italian …

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A moving short film about two Tasmanian LGBTIQ advocates has won Best Documentary at the Melbourne Queer Film Festival. Belonging tells a “parallel story between two generations of LGBTIQ activism” in Tasmania. In the film, 19-year-old activist Sam Watson (pictured left) takes a road trip across the island state. Along the way he explores the …

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A young gay man’s trip to the legendary Fire Island goes awry in new queer thriller Last Ferry, out on Netflix today. The film takes place in New York state’s iconic Fire Island Pines, the beach destination and vacation hotspot that’s on the wishlist for many gay travelers. Written by Ramon O. Torres and directed …

Four countries in the Middle East have banned Pixar’s latest animation ‘Onward’ for promoting a lesbian cop and her girlfriend. ‘Onward’ centres around two elven brothers (Chris Pratt and Tom Holland) who embark on a quest to resurrect their dead father. But the criticism here comes from a scene in which a woman speaks about …

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Home-grown lesbian romantic comedy Ellie and Abbie (& Ellie’s Dead Aunt) will make its Brisbane debut next week. The film was written and directed by queer filmmaker Monica Zanetti, from her own stage play. Last month it became the first Australian film ever to open the Mardi Gras Film Festival, and it’s heading to the …

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