The late Sean Connery’s character in the 2000 film Finding Forrester will be replaced with a Black lesbian writer in an upcoming NBC television adaptation. The original film, directed by Gus Van Sant, told the story of a teenager called James Wallace (Rob Brown) who befriends the reclusive writer William Forrester (Sean Connery). The much-loved film is … Continued
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A young non-binary person has taken to the BBC airwaves to call for cisgender allies to stand up for trans rights. Ben spoke for one minute on BBC Radio 1, as part of an initiative by the public broadcaster to give young people the opportunity to make their voices heard. They focused on the experiences … Continued
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As an avid fan of contemporary horror, I don’t often expect to witness profound elements of romance in the films that I see from this genre. So to say that the tragic queer love story that was portrayed in IT: Chapter 2 (2019) took me and the fans of the franchise by surprise, would be an understatement. However, it would not be factually correct to say that it was entirely unexpected: the queer subtext and ambiguityaround one specific character- Eddie Kaspbrak, and his relationship with his best friend and fellow…