Articles tagged with: LGBTI characters

Mar19

Epic television drama When We Rise charts the fight for LGBTI equality.

POSTED ON // Sunday, 19 March 2017 Written by // Cec Busby

Epic television drama When We Rise charts the fight for LGBTI equality.

Cleve Jones account of the rise of the gay civil rights movement in the US makes for a compelling drama in this new docudrama created by Dustin Lance Black and starring Aussie actors Rachel Griffiths and Guy Pearce.

Dec13

Plenty of love for the LGBT community at this year's Golden Globe nominations

POSTED ON // Tuesday, 13 December 2016 Written by // Cec Busby

It looks like the Hollywood Foreign Press Association is as impressed by gay themed coming of age drama, Moonlight as we are… The feature has picked up six nominations at the Golden Globes’ announcements last night.

Jan14

Queer delights in store at Mardi Gras Film Festival

POSTED ON // Thursday, 14 January 2016 Written by // Cec Busby

Queer delights in store at Mardi Gras Film Festival

Drag artist Jinx Monsoon and performer Deni Hines were on hand last night to celebrate the launch of the Mardi Gras Film Festival.

Oct28

Sexual, racial divesity lacking in characters in mainstream, cable and streaming TV

POSTED ON // Wednesday, 28 October 2015 Written by // Ron Hughes

Sexual, racial divesity lacking in characters in mainstream, cable and streaming TV

The annual GLAAD ‘Where We Are on TV’ reports has shown a disappointing lack of diversity in the characters represented on television.

Sep28

WATCH: Hollywood must do better

POSTED ON // Monday, 28 September 2015 Written by // Cec Busby

WATCH: Hollywood must do better

GLAAD has called out Hollywood filmmakers for their portrayal of LGBTI characters in a new viral video 'Hollywood Must Do Better'.

Jul01

Israeli Film festival shines spotlght on queer lives

POSTED ON // Wednesday, 01 July 2015 Written by // Cec Busby

Israeli Film festival shines spotlght on queer lives

The AICE Israeli Film Festival has announced its 2015 programme, featuring 35 titles across six categories, screening in four cities from August 17 – 30 at Palace Cinemas in Sydney, Melbourne, Canberra and Perth.

Aug19

St George Bank announces partnership with Queer Screen

POSTED ON // Tuesday, 19 August 2014 Written by // Cec Busby

St George Bank announces partnership with Queer Screen

St George Bank has signed on the dotted line to a partnership with Queer Screen. The bank will lend financial support for the next two seasons of Queer Screen events.  

Jul21

Dungeons & Dragons’ new rule set encourages character sexuality and gender diversity

POSTED ON // Monday, 21 July 2014 Written by // Andrew Shaw

Dungeons & Dragons’ new rule set encourages character sexuality and gender diversity

Dungeons & Dragons has embraced alternative gender expressions and sexualities for the first time.

Jan16

Gay and Lesbian films feature in Dorian Award nominations

POSTED ON // Thursday, 16 January 2014 Written by // Cec Busby

Gay and Lesbian films feature in Dorian Award nominations

The Hollywood based Gay and Lesbian Entertainment Critics Association (GALECA) announced its annual television and film nominations for its Dorian Awards yesterday and gay and lesbian films and characters feature prominently.

Dec20

Neil Gaiman’s Sandman to get a movie makeover

POSTED ON // Friday, 20 December 2013 Written by // Cec Busby

Neil Gaiman’s Sandman to get a movie makeover

Neil Gaiman’s cult comic book series Sandman is set to get the big screen treatment next year. Actor Joseph Gordon-Levitt will produce a film based on the LGBT-inclusive graphic novels.