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Hitting the right note

A keruffle broke out on t'internet a couple of months ago over Georgian operatic soprano, Tamar Iveri, who made a notoriously offensive homophobic outburst on her personal Facebook page last summer. Could her subsequent apology show a shift toward a less homophobic operatic world?...
Same Difference You're queer, you come out and there is a community waiting for you, right? Not so much as filmmaker Nneka Onuorah explores in her documentary Same Difference....
Check out LP! Singer, songwriter and androgynous lesbian! LP stands for Laura Pergolizzi and she is the front woman for a great band of the same initials that seriously deserve more air time. Honestly I feel a little bit of a connection to this singer because people often think she's a guy too! She has uncontrollable long curly hair that seems to suit her unpredictable music style....
Filmmakers aim to break the social stigma through crowd funding The makers of a groundbreaking series set to shoot in Boston and Dorchester, MA this coming August have launched their fundraising efforts. UNSURE/POSITIVE, a dramedy series about a young man, Kieran McCullay, who must deal with all that life delivers while coping with his recent HIV diagnosis....
We’re All a Little Takei It’s hard to believe there was once a period on George Takei’s life where he couldn’t easily acquire a good acting role. We know George now as a Hollywood legend, LGBT activist, and social media personality who first emerged as Sulu on the original Star Trek, but his journey to where he is today was long and bumpy...
The Best Era To Be Female? The title of a recent Guardian article caught my eye. "Tireless campaigning means this is the best era to be female in modern times," says Ellie Mae Hagan. I was pleasantly surprised to read an astute piece on the state of the women's rights movement today, topped with the positive slant of progress....
Book Review: Lies My Girlfriend Told Me by Julie Anne Peters Peters has written many books throughout her career with LGBT themes being a huge part of most of them but what makes her books really special is that you don't feel like you are reading something designed to be different....
By | Movies
Win! Girls on Film: The First Date Thanks to the splendid folks from Peccadillo Pictures we have not one, not two, but three copies of the excellent film Girls on Film: The First Date which we just reviewed....
Review: Girls on Film: The First Date Peccadillo Pictures, UK distributor and creators of the world's most successful short film collection 'Boys on Film", have worked their magic again and have created another amazing collection in the form of this series of lesbian short films....
Event underCURRENT Broadway Empire Summer is here! And at underCURRENT the sun is making our sequins seem extra shiny so we figure it’s time to dust them off for our mid-year camp cabaret extravaganza.We’ll be prancing and dancing for your admiration this July with our unique blend of pop, rock, comedy, sexiness and of course a liberal dose of musical theatre. ...
By | Sport
Swedes at it Again Sweden's Kiruna IF ice hockey team will be wearing their hearts on their jersey's next season as they bid to be accredited by the Swedish Federation for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Rights. Rainbow coloured jersey's are in, homophobia in sport is out...
You can beat depression I've been there. I thought the darkest thoughts and felt the worst pain. I did self harm and I cried a lot. I learnt many things from that whole experience but one thing I can tell you is that self harm did not help. Self harming was like putting a plaster on something. I convinced myself at the time that it was helping but I knew it was a temporary good feeling. Afterwards I felt so much worse because I now had both physical and emotional pain to deal with. In hindsight it was a very bad idea to ever...