Tag Archive | Oscars

Oscars – new diversity standards for best picture contenders

Oscars – new diversity standards for best picture contenders

(Reuters) – The body that hands out the Academy Awards on Tuesday published detailed inclusion and diversity guidelines that filmmakers will have to meet, in order for their work to be eligible for a best picture Oscar, starting in 2024. The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, which has been criticised for honouring few […]

Are LGBT+ actors left on the cutting room floor in Hollywood?

Are LGBT+ actors left on the cutting room floor in Hollywood?

Gay and bisexual actors aren’t getting a fair shot at playing LGBT+ roles made famous by their straight counterparts, industry insiders said ahead of Sunday’s Oscars ceremony. This year’s awards have seen both praise for the number LGBT-inclusive films short-listed, and criticism over the number of heterosexual actors nominated for playing gay or bisexual characters.

Don’t Miss ‘Dublin Bear Pride’ Events!

Don’t Miss ‘Dublin Bear Pride’ Events!

Dublin Bears are proud to present their list of events for Dublin Bear Pride! Please Note: Dublin Bear Pride Is An Official Dublin Pride Event. Fri 24th June: Oscars Christchurch: Gaga goes KYLIE – Admission FREE – 9pm Copper Alley: Bear Pride Party with DJ El Styra – 11pm –  €5 ( Party for Bears […]

Trans Anohni: Why I Am Not Attending The Academy Awards

Trans Anohni: Why I Am Not Attending The Academy Awards

Transgendered Anohni, Oscar Nominee for best song (“Manta Ray” with composer J. Ralph) explains the reasons for boycotting the Academy Awards. She states on her website: “I am the only transgendered performer ever to have been nominated for an Academy Award, and for that I thank the artists who nominated me. (There was a trans […]

Great Dublin LGBTQ Pride Events, Friday 26th June!

Great Dublin LGBTQ Pride Events, Friday 26th June!

It’s getting closer to Pride Day people, and the choices of things to do, and places to go, are getting more celebratory! Have a look at these Pride events for Friday 26th June below: The Laramie Project: Acting Out Dublin’s LGBT community drama group present the story of Matthew Shepard. Matthew Shepard, a 21 year […]

Dublin Bear Pride 2015: Events 25th To 27th June

Dublin Bear Pride 2015: Events 25th To 27th June

Dublin Bear Pride 2015 kicks off with El Styra’s Welcome Night in Bridie’s Bar, The George, on Thurs 25th from 9.30pm Then Friday night is our Kylie Tribute in Oscars, Christchurch, with DJ AGGIE on 26th  Bear Bus on Saturday afternoon 27th, followed by our party in Nealons, Capel Street, Dublin  Lady GaGa takes over […]

DON’T MISS! Dublin Bears Present Justin Utley – Gig For Marriage Equality!

DON’T MISS! Dublin Bears Present Justin Utley – Gig For Marriage Equality!

  Dublin Bears are proud to present the amazing singer-songwriter, Justin Utley, in an evening benefit for Marriage Equality. The event takes place at 8 pm at Oscars in Fishamble Street, near Christ Church Cathedral, Dublin, tomorrow night, Monday 16th March. Admission €5. Guest Speaker: Ross Golden-Bannon – Spinning the discs will be DJ Aggie! […]