Yulia and Juliet : a modern day take on Shakespeare’s tragic love story starring two teenage girls

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  Shakespeare was barely 30 years old and at the start of his career when he wrote Romeo and Juliet his great tragedy about the romance between two Italian youths from feuding families. During his lifetime it proved to Shakespeare’s most popular play …. along with Hamlet, and it is  still one of his most … Continue reading

Queerguru’s Janet Prolman reviews BOTTOMS a very punchy comedy

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  “Bottoms” was the happy surprise of the Provincetown International Film Festival for this reviewer. The official synopsis said, “Two unpopular queer girls in their senior year start a fight club to try to impress and hook up with cheerleaders.” Of course, we try to approach every film with an open mind, but this old … Continue reading

Jesus and his Muscle Daddy Followers

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  So this is what the rabid right wing in Europe are bursting blood vessels this week.  Swedish lesbian photographer  Elisabeth Ohlson  has an exhibition in the corridors of the European Parliament Building in Belgium and included the picture above.    Jesus surrounded by leather-clad muscle daddies has been branded “vulgar”, “disrespectful” and “blasphemous” by … Continue reading

Queerguru’s Ris Fatah reviews Linck & Mülhahn, an epic love story that celebrates gender non-conformism

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Linck & Mülhahn ★★★★★ Hampstead Theatre, London Handsome, swashbuckling, gender non-conformist soldier Anastasius (Maggie Bain) is living a full life – drinking, fighting, hanging with their fellow soldiers and liaising with hookers. No time or inclination to fall in love. Trying their best to live life their way, but limiting their feelings to protect themselves. … Continue reading

Queerguru’s Ris Fatah reviews BLUE JEAN a brilliant new lesbian drama set in Thatcher’s Britain

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  “Do you know what the phrase ‘Fight or Flight’ means?” asks gay Geordie PE teacher Jean (Rosy McEwen) of her teenage students at the beginning of the brilliant new drama Blue Jean. It is a physiological reaction that occurs in response to a perceived harmful event, attack, or threat to survival. It’s obviously on … Continue reading

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