Mother Knows Best wins the £30,000 Iris Prize

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  Swedish filmmaker Mikael Bundsen has just won the 2017 Iris Prize, Cardiff’s International LGBT Short Film Prize. This prestigious Award now referred the being part of the ‘Gay Oscars’, comes with  a massive £30,000,  thanks to the generosity of The Michael Bishop Foundation. The prize money will allow Bundsen to make a new short … Continue reading



We mourn Gwynevere River Song the 17th transgender US citizen murdered in 2017

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Whatever else is going on globally this week in these very tough and trying times, we still need to take a moment to honor the memory of Gwynevere River Song who was the 17th transgender person to be killed in the United States in 2017.  Song, aged 26 and a 2015 graduate of the University of … Continue reading



Legendary UK entertainer Sir Bruce Forsyth dies.

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  The legendary British entertainer Bruce Forsyth who died today aged 89 may not have much name recognition in the rest of the world, but in the UK where his career lasted a staggering 75 years, he was regarded as a national treasure.  Forsyth’s stage act had him playing the Variety Theaters for years until … Continue reading



Iris Prize’s superb Finalists

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  If your share queerguru’s passion for indie queer cinema then you will like the real treat of the video included below.  It is a montage of some  of the 35 short films competing for the worlds’ most prestigious annual LGBT short film award the Iris Prize.  The winner receives an extremely generous £30,000 prize funded … Continue reading



Barbara Cook : a voice we will never forget

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There are some moments in life which are so utterly sublime and exhilarating that they will take you to a higher plane that no amount of drugs could ever possibly get close too. When you are so overawed with what you are seeing and listening too, that you are actually black and blue pinching yourself … Continue reading



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