Culture & Arts

‘Queer Eye’ star Karamo Brown calls on LGBT+ community to out racism

‘Queer Eye’ star Karamo Brown calls on LGBT+ community to out racism

With protests over racial injustice continuing to roil the United States, Queer Eye star, Karamo Brown, has called on LGBT+ people to recognise the racism and transphobia in the community, and remember the radical roots of the gay rights movement. Brown, the culture expert on Netflix’s reality makeover show, which begins its fifth season on […]

Swiss LGBT hope for marriage equality with parliamentary vote

Swiss LGBT hope for marriage equality with parliamentary vote

(Reuters) – When civil partnerships were legalised in Switzerland in January 2007, gay couple Laurent Marmier and Yves Bugnon completed the paperwork that same month, making them among the first to take advantage of the new law. Thirteen years later, they hope a parliamentary vote will open the door for them to finally marry, and […]

LGBT+ dating apps ditch ethnicity filters amid US protests

LGBT+ dating apps ditch ethnicity filters amid US protests

Gay dating apps are scrambling to remove ethnicity filters in a bid to tackle racism, as violent protests over the killing of a black man in police custody rocked the United States for a second week. Using the hashtag #BlackLivesMatter, Grindr, which allows its more than 4 million daily users to choose between five options, including […]

Grindr: China’s Kunlun says US approves sale to investor group

Grindr: China’s Kunlun says US approves sale to investor group

(Reuters) – Chinese gaming company, Beijing Kunlun Tech Co Ltd, said on Friday that a US national security panel approved the $620 million sale of popular gay dating app, Grindr, to an investor group called San Vicente Acquisition LLC. The panel, the Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States (CFIUS), ordered Kunlun last year to […]

Netflix: Space Force – Comedy with Steve Carell

Netflix: Space Force – Comedy with Steve Carell

SPACE FORCE, a new kind of workplace comedy, from co-creators, Steve Carell and Greg Daniels (The Office), where the stakes are sky high, and the ambitions even higher, premieres this Friday on Netflix. A four-star general is tapped by the White House to lead a new branch of the armed forces, with the goal of […]

Droichead Arts Centre young filmmakers showcase

Droichead Arts Centre young filmmakers showcase

Droichead Arts Centre’s doors may be closed at the moment, however, their creativity and community continues despite the restrictions. The arts centre, which is celebrating its 30th year, has been working on its summer arts programme behind the scenes, and has been exploring different ways to work on planned programmes.  They want to continue to […]

Netflix Debuts Space Force (Trailer)

Netflix Debuts Space Force (Trailer)

Inside Joke: Space Force Podcast Debuts May 29th! Space is hard, but this podcast makes it look easy. Join host and star, Jimmy O. Yang, starting May 29th, as he welcomes the cast and crew behind the new Netflix series, Space Force, for a 10-part podcast exploring the stories behind the show. New episodes Mondays […]