All posts tagged in #LGBTQ

  • July 28, 2020By Aly Balakareva

    A Star Is Bored may bring associations with the drama film, A Star Is Born. However, it is far from the romantic musical, which leaves one crying by the end. Written by screenwriter Byron Lane, it takes us through the life of a budding celebrity assistant, who embarks himself on this tough, but exciting, adventure. Here … <a href="https://culture.affinitymagazine.us/a-star-is-bored-review-a-thrilling-adventure-through-the-world-of-celebrity-assistants/" rel="noopener noreferrer">Read

  • April 14, 2020By Victorya Strong

    Marie Ulven, also known as Girl in Red, is known for her music centered around women who love women. Today, she released a single that her audience can’t get enough of. Straying from her normal direction in production, she made a pop-driven song that she’s been working on since January. Having not released anything else … <a href="https://culture.affinitymagazine.us/girl-in-red-and-her-new-hit-single-midnight-love/" rel="noopener noreferrer">Read

  • November 23, 2019By Aly Balakareva

    Editor’s Note: This article contains spoilers for Call Me By Your Name.  André Aciman’s new sequel to Call Me By Your Name has been long-awaited by book and film fans around the world. All those who fell in love with the love story of Elio and Oliver have been on the edge of their seat to find out what … <a href="https://culture.affinitymagazine.us/is-acimans-find-me-the-ending-elio-and-oliver-really-deserve/" rel="noopener noreferrer">Read

  • August 11, 2019By Aly Balakareva

    Independently-created Kissing Walls is a web series, which centres around two queer characters of colour.  Created by Chicago-based filmmaker Zak Payne, it is a show that features an intimate and unique perspective on romance, friendship and life from the eyes of Cameron (Zak Payne) and James (Nathaniel Tenenbaum). Following the release of Season Two on OTV, Payne … <a href="https://culture.affinitymagazine.us/creators-of-web-series-kissing-walls-talk-about-the-creative-process-meaning-of-the-show-and-personal-experiences/" rel="noopener noreferrer">Read

  • July 26, 2019By Mia Vittimberga

    Tessa Thompson will be playing the first-ever canonically LGBTQ+ superhero in the Marvel Cinematic Universe. Marvel Studios head Kevin Feige confirmed to iO9 that Thompson’s character, Valkyrie, will be the MCU’s first non-straight superhero! “The answer is yes,” Kevin Feige said when asked about Valkyrie having an LGBTQ storyline. Feige’s comment comes after Thompson herself … <a href="https://culture.affinitymagazine.us/marvel-is-giving-us-the-first-lgbtq-superhero-in-thor-love-and-thunder/" rel="noopener noreferrer">Read

  • July 19, 2019By Ron Rocky Coloma

    A prominent collegiate wrestler at Columbia University, Dylan Geick gained popularity when he opened up about his sexuality to his friends in Stevenson High School. Featured in Outsports and in The New York Times, the internet personality’s decision to be sincere about his identity spread like wildfire—garnering him 728,000 followers on Instagram. Aside from being … <a href="https://culture.affinitymagazine.us/interview-dylan-geick-the-collegiate-wrestler-phenomenon-you-need-to-hear/" rel="noopener noreferrer">Read

  • July 2, 2019By Ariel Zedric

    Editor’s Note: The following interview has been edited for clarity and length. Katey Brooks is no stranger to hardship. Growing up inside a cult and grieving the loss of two loved ones early on, Brooks finds refuge in song. Over the years, the artist has also struggled to come to terms with her sexuality, only … <a href="https://culture.affinitymagazine.us/katey-brooks-gets-candid-about-overcoming-hardships-and-finding-music/" rel="noopener noreferrer">Read

  • June 26, 2019By Ron Rocky Coloma

    An indelible face in the fashion industry, Noa Taieb is a model and a YouTuber who creates videos on travel, fashion, and lifestyle. The 21-year-old originated from Tunisia and Algeria but was born in Paris. The YouTube personality moved to the United States in 2015 to study at the University of California, Berkeley, pursuing a … <a href="https://culture.affinitymagazine.us/interview-meet-youtuber-fashion-model-noa-taieb/" rel="noopener noreferrer">Read

  • June 25, 2019By Ariel Zedric

    Greg Driscoll and Brendan Eprile are the masterminds behind the newest rock/pop band, Fab The Duo. While writing their debut single, “American Icon”, the artists pulled upon personal experiences. A combination of rock, pop, and blues, the single is musically modern with a retro undertone, while also preaching inclusion and acceptance. I sat down with … <a href="https://culture.affinitymagazine.us/fab-the-duo-details-american-icon-inspiration-and-the-need-for-lgbt-role-models/" rel="noopener noreferrer">Read

  • June 14, 2019By Ariel Zedric

    Nicholas Tomillon knows he was born to make music. Still a teenager, the young artist enrolled in an online school where he could dedicate his time not spent in a classroom to further his music career. With a few singles already under his belt, Tomillon is figuring out what producing and writing combination works for … <a href="https://culture.affinitymagazine.us/nicholas-tomillon-spills-about-new-single-music-video-and-instagram/" rel="noopener noreferrer">Read

  • May 2, 2019By Ariel Zedric

    Responses have been edited for length and clarity. Founded by Jessie Meehan and Merilou Salazar, WASI is the pop band that the world needs. Not only do their songs preach love and liberation, but every member is passionate about social justice outside of their music. Jessie Meehan works with the ACLU on creating a gender-inclusive … <a href="https://culture.affinitymagazine.us/wasi-talks-premiere-of-single-what-is-riot-pop-and-social-justice-efforts/" rel="noopener noreferrer">Read

  • April 3, 2019By Ariel Zedric

    Maddie Ross just gets it. From creating down-to-Earth music to being a queer role model for teens across the country, this indie singer does it all. In fact, Ross’ debut, full-length Never Have I Ever, which comes out May 10th, was created entirely by women! The album is inspired by ’90s and early ’00s film … <a href="https://culture.affinitymagazine.us/maddie-ross-talks-upcoming-album-and-being-a-queer-role-model/" rel="noopener noreferrer">Read