What is LGBTQIA+? The acronym for queer community continues to evolve.

As the queer community continues to evolve, so does the language used to describe it. (Credit: Getty images) Once upon a time, four letters were commonly used to describe the queer community as a whole: “L” for lesbian, “G” for gay, “B” for bisexual, and “T” for trans, creating an acronym: LGBT. But that was … Read more

The full program of this year’s LGBTQIA+ Queer Wave Film Festival

Queer Wave 2022 starts on Friday, November 25 and continues until Sunday, December 4 in the old city of Nicosia. Complete program on the web: queerwave.com Tickets: soldoutticketbox.com During the third edition of the Festival, a total of 70 films will be screened, including 15 feature films, five Cypriot entries and more than 60 Cypriot … Read more

The Queer Horror of “Chucky”: Episode 2.05 – “Doll on Doll”

Waiting horror fans had been waiting to catch a glimpse of the latest entry in the Evil Dead franchise, Rise of the Wicked DeadIt had been torture, but this week a first-look image was finally unleashed. We also have an official synopsis, and it seems like a good time. Essentially, the Necronomicon unleashes the Deadites … Read more

The real horror of New York City lies in queer history

american horror story often uses the supernatural to look at the very real. The monsters in his stories, ranging from alien invaders to the Antichrist himself, tend to shed light on much more mundane acts of horror and cruelty. American Horror Story: Asylumfor example, he arranged his various unreal creatures around the very real traumas … Read more

What does LGBTQ+ mean? | To them

intersex: intersex refers to people who are born with a wide range of anatomical, sexual, and genetic characteristics that differ from our ideas of binary biological sex. While the term has been around since the 1700s, the intersex rights movement emerged in the 1980s. Pansexual: As another multisexual identity, pansexual people can experience attraction to … Read more

What is LGBTQIA+? The acronym for the queer community continues to evolve.

As the queer community continues to evolve, so does the language used to describe it. (Credit: Getty Images) Once upon a time, four letters were commonly used to describe the queer community as a whole: “L” for lesbian, “G” for gay, “B” for bisexual, and “T” for trans, creating an acronym: LGBT. But that was … Read more

Three LGBTQ diplomats see opportunities and crises for queer people: NPR

People attend the 2022 New York City Gay Pride Parade. Roy Rochlin/Getty Images hide title toggle title Roy Rochlin/Getty Images People attend the 2022 New York City Gay Pride Parade. Roy Rochlin/Getty Images The world stands at a tipping point for LGBTQ rights as a mix of opportunities and crises converge, according to an assessment … Read more

Are queer people safe on social media platforms?

Second Annual GLAAD Social media safety index (SMSI) was launched in July, and the criticism this US-based media monitoring NGO had for the largest social media platforms in last year’s report appears to have gone unheeded. In its inaugural Social Media Safety Index, released in 2021, GLAAD criticized the world’s most popular social media sites … Read more

‘Queer for Fear’ reveals that horror has always been queer

Fox’s new late-night musical soap opera “Monarch” it’s to country music as the network’s “Empire” was to hip-hop. Complete with over-the-top characters, family intrigue, infidelity, and tragedy. Oh, and some weird characters too. Among those characters is hairstylist and makeup artist Earl, played by actor/singer Kevin Cahoon. In addition to being the occasional source of … Read more

Queer Youth Protection: Why Title IX Isn’t Enough, but the ERA Is!

This September, the public comment period on the proposed changes to Title IX ended. The Department of Education will now consider more than 235,000 comments before issuing its final regulations. Many of the comments refer to the rules’ interpretation of “sex-based” discrimination, which the Department says includes discrimination based on sexual orientation or gender identity. … Read more

Queer Prom allows a safe space for the local LGBTQIA+ community that is not always offered in high school

RALEIGH, North Carolina — Prom is supposed to be a magical night, a coming-of-age moment in most young people’s lives. However, not everyone has the opportunity to safely be themselves during their high school years, or attend prom with the person of their desire. For those people, the Triangle chapter of the Human Rights Campaign … Read more

The movement that shaped Brazilian queer culture

Similar to what was seen during the military dictatorship of the 1960s, Brazil’s counterculture is today in full bloom. An artistic revival that calls for greater representation of the country’s diversity is fast becoming mainstream. When it comes to music, the world is currently witnessing an increase in Brazilian LGBTQ+ artists speak about the rights … Read more

Qmmunity: Revenge of the Homoscopes: Once again with feeling: It’s your Austin queer event horoscope! – Columns

dynamite lady of horrorscopes (Photo by Tyler Whitman) In a sequel, the stakes are always higher. Think about freddy’s revenge aka the gay Nightmare on Elm Street, either Psycho II, the gay movie of “Norman Bates tries to make a cheese sandwich”. (Very intense!) That means this second round of homoscopes is even wilder than … Read more

What is Queer or Lesbian Manicure?

Image source: Everett Collection I, like many, grew up with “The L Word.” The series centered around a group of lesbian and bisexual friends in Los Angeles and subsequently shaped my understanding of what it meant to be a queer woman. It showed how queer women interacted, how they presented themselves, and ultimately how they … Read more

What is life like for queer Nigerians 8 years after Goodluck Jonathan enacted the anti-gay law?

The situation seems worse when the rights in question belong to minority groups. To delve into the history of the marginalization of minor ethnic groups would be to deviate too far from the objective of this article; but it provides evidence to start the above statement. However, it is relevant to point out Nigeria’s treatment … Read more