100 BOYFRIENDS by BRONTEZ PURNELL reviewed by Jonathan Kemp

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Brontez Purnell is a flaming powerhouse of creativity: writer, dancer, singer, filmmaker. Impressively restless and productive. His latest outing is this bold, sassy, sexy roulette wheel of a book in which he celebrates the marginal, the promiscuous, the lovelorn, the endlessly horny, hookers and hook-ups, fuck buddies and fuck-ups. I read it first in a … Continue reading

1980’s classic queer drama JERKER is revived

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  Jerker, or The Helping Hand: A Pornographic Elegy with Redeeming Social Value and a Hymn to the Queer Men of San Francisco in Twenty Telephone Calls, Many of Them Dirty (commonly known simply as Jerker) is a 1986 one-act play by Robert Chesley. Chesley wrote the play because he believed it was “important to remove the stigma … Continue reading

24 year old Dolly shares her very real heartbreaking story of surviving as a lesbian in Egypt

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  When Dutch Jewish filmmaker Evelyn Markus introduced Queerguru (via Email) to Dolly a young woman in Egypt, who lives in a severely oppressive society as a lesbian and atheist, we immediately knew we wanted to share  her story. Her heartbreaking tale of trying simply to exist and being true to her self is incredibly … Continue reading

Matthew Bourne’s Romeo & Juliet streams in US for the 1st time

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  Tony and Oliver Award winner director/choreographer Sir Matthew Bourne’s Romeo and Juliet is a passionate and contemporary re-imagining of Shakespeare’s classic story of love and conflict. Set in the not-too-distant future in ‘The Verona Institute’ and mysteriously confined against their will by a society that seeks to divide and crush their youthful spirits, our … Continue reading

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