Pop Culture Blog – Music TV & Film Blog, Fashion – TQS – Part 87

Obama overturns homophobic military legislation

Former Bloc Party frontman Kele Okereke released his debut solo album, The Boxer, in June of the year.

Fifa President Sepp Blatter caused controversy today when he joked that gay football fans should ”refrain” from having sex at the 2022 World Cup in Qatar, where homosexuality is illegal.

Russel T Davies is Welsh screenwriter and television producer whose programs include; Queer as Folk, Bob & Rose, Casanova and Doctor Who. He is an Oxford graduate and has been frequently featured on The Independent on Sunday’s Pink List, which…

Boys Don’t Cry is a 1999 film based on the true story of Brandon Teena, played by Hilary Swank, a transgender man pursuing a relationship with a girl named Lana.

Following the suicide of several LGBT teenagers, author/journalist Dan Savage decided enough was enough and endeavoured to try and connect with youths struggling to come to terms with their sexuality.

In a world in which female intellect was still a taboo, many female writers adopted male pseudonyms in order to progress. One of the most fascinating cases, though, was the poet Michael Field, aka Katherine Bradley and Edith Cooper.

Comedian, author, broadcaster and all round polymath Stephen Fry is a hugely popular public figure

Angels in America is a 2003 TV miniseries adaptation of the Tony Kushner play of the same name. The 6 hour epic tells the story of a group of separate yet interconnected individuals all dealing with the AIDS crisis in 80s America

C.R.A.Z.Y is a 2005 French-Canadian film which tells the story of Zachary Beaulieu and his journey to coming to terms with his sexuality and his attempts to establish a sucessful relationship with his father.