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Hugh Grant in Love Actually 2003 movie still

It’s one of the most popular Christmas-themed romantic comedies of all time. And star-studded British film Love Actually originally had a heartbreaking lesbian couple subplot that you might not have seen. In the film’s original script, a stern school principal played by Anne Reid returns home from work to greet her terminally ill partner Geraldine, …

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Rami Malek as Freddie Mercury in Bohemian Rhapsody.

Queer content involving Freddie Mercury has been cut from the version of Queen biopic Bohemian Rhapsody screening in Malaysia, a country where gay sex is still illegal. Scenes removed from the Malaysian version of the film include the moment Mercury, played by Rami Malek, tells fiancée Mary Austin that he identifies as bisexual. Another scene …

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actor rock hudson

Gay Hollywood heartthrob Rock Hudson is getting a big-screen biopic. Universal Pictures has picked up the rights to Mark Griffin’s biography of the actor, All That Heaven Allows: A Biography of Rock Hudson, and are planning to adapt the book into a film directed by Greg Berlanti, according to The Hollywood Reporter. Hudson was a …

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A new podcast by the producers of highly anticipated gay conversion therapy drama Boy Erased explores the history and horrors of harmful “gay conversion” therapy in the USA. The highly-anticipated film, which will be released in Australia on Thursday, follows the real-life experience of survivor and American writer Garrard Conley and is based on his …

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J. K. Rowling is well-known for her support of the LGBTIQ community, but John Taggart ponders whether she sometimes compromises that support to maintain mass appeal – exciting her LGBTIQ audience with a gay Dumbledore but keeping mainstream audiences happy by keeping his closet door only slightly ajar. November will see the release of The …

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Still of Boy Erased, upcoming gay conversion therapy drama starring Nicole Kidman, Russell Crowe and Troye Sivan

The highly-anticipated new film Boy Erased tells the story of a teenager pressured into dangerous “gay conversion” therapy by his religious parents in the US’ Bible belt. Jared Eamons, played by Lucas Hedges, is visciously outed to his parents, played by Nicole Kidman and Russell Crowe, in a small American town. Fearing a loss of …

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Troye Sivan gay conversion therapy

Troye Sivan has said he hopes his new movie about “gay conversion” therapy will show parents the damage the discredited practices can do to LGBTIQ youth. Boy Erased, based on conversion therapy survivor Garrard Conley’s 2016 memoir of the same name, recounts Conely’s childhood in a religious family in Arkansas who sent him to a …

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The Meg Jason Statham

There’s always something great about an awesome, terrible horror movie and The Meg delivers this greatness in spades. Born from the ashes of Jaws and Deep Blue Sea, this oceanic horror leaps from the depths of the sea and onto the screen with great thrust and drive as it attempts to reignite our fears of …

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The Wife

As competently handled as Bjorn Runge’s The Wife is, the film ultimately succeeds off the back of Glenn Close’s central performance, with the actress delivering one of the finest of her career. The film begins in 1993 where an early morning phone call awakes celebrated author Joseph Castleman (Jonathan Pryce) and his wife Joan (Close). …

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Jack Whitehall

Straight Actor Playing Disney’s Disney is facing backlash online after news broke that comedian and actor Jack Whitehall had been cast as Disney’s first major gay character in upcoming blockbuster Jungle Cruise. Whitehall is reportedly set to portray Disney’s first openly gay character in the film, alongside actors Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson and Emily Blunt. …

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