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Akwaeke Emezi’s ‘Freshwater’ to be developed into a TV series by FX

Freshwater is heading to the small screen. Variety is reporting that FX is currently developing a series that is based on the critically acclaimed debut novel of Akwaeke Emezi. According to the site, the series will focus on Ada, a Nigerian student in her final year of college who finds out that she has three… Read More Akwaeke Emezi’s ‘Freshwater’ to be developed into a TV series by FX

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Disney+ might be remaking ‘Love, Simon’ into a TV Series

Awarded winner of the Outstanding Film category at the 2019 GLAAD Media Awards, and Comedy Movie of 2018 by Teen Choice Awards amongst many others, ‘Love, Simon’ is a 2018 American romantic teen comedy-drama centred on Simon Spier (acted by Nick Robinson), a 17-year old closeted gay high school boy. In the movie, Simon is… Read More Disney+ might be remaking ‘Love, Simon’ into a TV Series

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Netflix’s upcoming series, ‘Special’ explores the life of a disabled gay man

Here’s what we know for sure about Special, the upcoming Netflix series; Ryan Kayes (played by Ryan O’Connell), the star of the series is in his mid-20s, gay and with cerebral palsy. “Cerebral Palsy is a disability of the brain manifested through muscular in-coordination” Ryan says in the trailer just before he falls. In an… Read More Netflix’s upcoming series, ‘Special’ explores the life of a disabled gay man

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Beyoncé and JAY-Z Speak Out for LGBTQ Acceptance at the Star-Studded 30th Annual GLAAD Media Awards in Los Angeles

Queer Eye, Love Simon, Vida, Steven Universe, Nanette, TransMilitary, Univision among GLAAD Media Award Recipients and ‘The Elder Scrolls Online: Summerset’ wins Inaugural Outstanding Video Game Award Sean Hayes Receives Stephen F. Kolzak Award from Allison Janney with Celebrity Presenters including Gwyneth Paltrow, Lena Waithe, Janet Mock, Adam Lambert, Adam Rippon, Meghan Trainor, Nico Santos, Jamie Lee Curtis, and… Read More Beyoncé and JAY-Z Speak Out for LGBTQ Acceptance at the Star-Studded 30th Annual GLAAD Media Awards in Los Angeles

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British-Nigerian Actress Seyi Omooba dropped from ‘The Color Purple’ Musical After Anti-LGBT Remarks Surface

Just a week ago, Seyi Omooba went on Twitter to thank God for her new role in ‘The Color Purple’ Musical. She would be one of the leads, playing the role of Celie in the critically acclaimed production. I can’t believe this is happening, I am so excited and privileged to be apart of this… Read More British-Nigerian Actress Seyi Omooba dropped from ‘The Color Purple’ Musical After Anti-LGBT Remarks Surface

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Singer and Actor, Nakhane Touré releases music video for ‘New Brighton’

Popularly known for his role in 2017 movie, Inexba (The Wound), Nakhane Touré is a South African actor, author and singer. His music, a blend of soul and synth pop deal with identity, sexuality and the religion he’s disavowed. In an interview with Fader, Nakhane Touré says that “New Brighton” was written back in 2013… Read More Singer and Actor, Nakhane Touré releases music video for ‘New Brighton’

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This VICE Documentary about Reggie Bullock, the NBA Star Fighting for LGBTQ Equality

After his sister, Mia Anderson was murdered in 2014 for being a transgender woman, NBA Star, Reggie Bullock, has been a huge supporter of transgender rights. In 2015, Shawn Oliver, her killer, was later acquitted on all counts. In her honour, Reggie has since then, become an advocate for LGBTQ+ rights. A recent 6-minute documentary… Read More This VICE Documentary about Reggie Bullock, the NBA Star Fighting for LGBTQ Equality

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Film and Television Writer, Lee Daniels might be making a gay superhero film with Backflipping Sensation, Dremon Cooper

Multi-award winning Director of Empire, The Butler and Precious — among several others — Lee Daniels plans to bring a gay superhero to our screens. His star, Dremon Cooper popularly addressed as SuperBitch is a heel wearing, 19-year-old Instagram sensation who showcases incredible martial art skills on the street of Southeast D.C. Lee Daniels made… Read More Film and Television Writer, Lee Daniels might be making a gay superhero film with Backflipping Sensation, Dremon Cooper

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Human Rights Campaign (HRC) to honor Amandla Sternberg for her fight in LGBTQ Equality.

Popularly known for her role as Rue in Hunger Games (2016); Madeline Whittier in Everything, Everything (2017); and Starr Carter in The Hate U Give (2018), Amandla Sternberg is a 20-year-old American actress. The Human Rights Campaign (HRC); the largest civil rights organization working to achieve equality for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer Americans,… Read More Human Rights Campaign (HRC) to honor Amandla Sternberg for her fight in LGBTQ Equality.