Back in the 1970’s Joan Collins was having a rough time, as her career was really languishing in the doldrums. She had yet to receive THE phone call from Aaron Spelling giving her the part of Alexis Carrington in Dynasty, and so had started the decade doing schlocky low budget horror movies, and then ended … Continue reading
Israeli LGBT movies have a tendency to be both passionately romantic and heartbreakingly sad. None more so than the one we revisit now as part our ‘turn back time’ series which is ‘The Bubble’ from 2006 from Eytan Fox who is probably that country’s most successful gay filmmaker. The movie one of Fox’s best is, true … Continue reading
Happy 81st Birthday Miss Diahann Carroll : from Carmen Jones and Porgy and Bess when you first started out in the 1950’s to your Golden Globe Award for your ground-breaking Tv series ‘Julia’ and then gaining ‘gay icon‘ status as Blake Carrington’s tough sister Dominique Deveraux intent on taking Alexis (Joan Collins) down in Dynasty, we … Continue reading
Jimmy Sommerville of The Communards is releasing a new version of ‘Don’t Leave Me This Way’ which was a UK gay anthem 3o years ago. It’a a track from their new acoustic album, meanwhile below is a video of the original version, as we ask (yet again) where did all the time go?
Way before Mapplethorpe was around and photographing provocative male-physique poses, there were a handful of photographers surreptitiously doing some rather stunning work. John Palatinus was one of them and back in the 1950’s his images of men posing in straps or nude were published in a few bodybuilding magazines such as Tomorrows Men which were … Continue reading