YouTuber Dan Howell Just Posted A Transcendent Coming Out Video – Here’s Why You Should Notice

In a 45-minute masterpiece, Daniel Howell has kickstarted the journey towards a brighter future for young, LGBTQ+ people with an honest discussion about sexuality, gender, homophobia, and what it’s like to grow up in the midst of the confusion. Since his emergence as a YouTuber in 2009, Daniel Howell (formerly known as danisnotonfire), has been the subject of intense speculation over his sexuality, specifically relating to his best friend and YouTube partner Phil Lester (AmazingPhil). When I use the phrase ‘intense speculation’, this is not an exaggeration. People that refer…

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From the Glass House, Part 2 from Sam Dickinson: ‘Musically, it’s blend of pop, dance, and soul create something fresh and now’

Sam Dickinson is back after taking a five-year hiatus from the music industry. On his site, Dickinson states that he was starting to suffer from anxiety and depression and he had to take a step back from everything and focus on himself. The time and focus has produced the “From the Glass House” trilogy. “All We Are” is the second single from Part 2 of the trilogy being released on Monday, 3 June 2019. Hattie Murdoch and Mark Barzin co-wrote “All We Are” with Dickinson. Dickinson says on his YouTube…

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REVIEW: Prepare to be dragged into a fox hole of surreality and scrabble in Wollin’s ‘The Skin of the Teeth’ (2018)

Surrealism is a niche that has been largely unexplored by the LGBTQ+ filmmaking community. Experimental queer films tend to lean on the shock value of unusual storylines (see: Stranger by the Lake (Alain Guiraudie, 2013), a murder-twist embedded into a straightforward gay romance) rather than atypical film techniques. The lack of similar examples is an argument for the merit of The Skin of the Teeth (Matthew Wollin, 2018), which begins as a predictable tale, following Josef, the jittery everyman who displays endearing nervousness, hinting at inexperience. We first see Josef…

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IKEA has easily won best LGBTQ product of the year

From rainbows painted onto the side of trains, to LGBT items of clothing being ripped of the shelves within days of them being launched, the last couple of years has seen businesses across the country step-up their game in attempting to reach out to consumers, and attempt to promote their gay-friendly products.

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No time for a full length Blockbuster? Why not try one of these LGBTQ+ Short Films

There’s no doubt that the LGBTQ+ creative community have long been in a drought for genuinely enjoyable, well-crafted cinema. Whilst the occasional blockbuster will come along and knock it out of the park – Brokeback Mountain, Moonlight, Carol – convincing LGBTQ+ characters and storylines are significantly lacking in consistency. Eager for a splash of new talent, Raid Randall looked at 5 short films that premiered at BFI Flare’s annual LGBTQ+ Film Festival.

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