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RuPaul's Drag Race UK Season 3 Queens Revealed!

RuPaul's Drag Race UK Season 3 Queens Revealed!

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Yes we KNOW Laurence Chaney only just won RuPaul’s Drag Race season 2 back in March but that series had been delayed by 7 months due the pandemic so that show was late rather than this one being early. The queens have been revealed and they are looking rather spiffing.
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Pride In London Cancelled Amid 'Safety Concerns'

Pride In London Cancelled Amid 'Safety Concerns'

Posted on August 25, 2021

After already being rescheduled, Pride In London has been cancelled for the second year in a row due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. Despite the UK coming out of lockdown and removing most of the restrictions, it seems like it just wasn’t going to be possible to have the Pride that people want and deserve to the organisers decided it was better to just not have one at all.

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A Chat with Bimini on International Non-Binary Day

A Chat with Bimini on International Non-Binary Day

Posted on August 06, 2021
Today (July 13th) is International Non-Binary Day, in fact Non-Binary Awareness week began on July 11th. Inclusivity and visibility has come on in leaps and bounds even in the last year with celebrities  such as Courtney Stodden, Demi Lovato and Sam Smith all coming out as non-binary. This week, The Crown star Emma Corrin said that she often used a binder and accepted the pronoun 'they'.
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BOX PROFILE: NFL's first out gay player Carl Nassib

BOX PROFILE: NFL's first out gay player Carl Nassib

Posted on July 14, 2021
History was made this week as the first player to ever come out as gay whilst playing for the NFL. The 28-year-old defensive end is the league's first active player (ie he's not retired) in the game's century-old history. 
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NFL player RK Russell fighting for trans kids in America

NFL player RK Russell fighting for trans kids in America

Posted on June 22, 2021

American football player Ryan Kamey Russell has had a glittering career playing for the Dallas Cowboys, the Buffalo Bills and the Tampa Bay Buccaneers between 2015 and 2018 before moving to LA to begin a career as a writer after the death of a fellow player brought about a period of depression and reflection.

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The Batchelor star Colton Underwood comes out as gay

The Batchelor star Colton Underwood comes out as gay

Posted on April 19, 2021
In a hugely emotional interview with Good Morning America, former pro-footballer and star of The Batchelor Colton Underwood has come out as gay, citing mental health that the pandemic as reasons for telling a truth that he thought he never would.
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Lil Nas X becomes Queer Icon With Saucy Music Video

Lil Nas X becomes Queer Icon With Saucy Music Video

Posted on April 14, 2021
Cast your mind back to July 2019 when a little-known rapper by the name of Lil Nas X released the track Old Town Road with Miley’s Dad Billy Ray Cyrus on the perfectly judged drawling vocals. The track is a slow jam of a record that sat atop the Billboard Hot 100 charts for an immensely long period, record breaking run of nineteen weeks.
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Diversity in Hollywood, but LGBTQ actors still struggle

Diversity in Hollywood, but LGBTQ actors still struggle

Posted on April 09, 2021

 

Hollywood hit the headlines over the Easter weekend with the Screen Actor’s Guild taking place on Sunday night. Meanwhile Kate Winslet was speaking candidly in The Times about what LGBTQ people have to deal with in Tinsel Town, even in this day and age.

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Documentary Charting the First gay Rugby club

Documentary Charting the First gay Rugby club

Posted on April 06, 2021

We’re big fans of rugby here at Box Menswear. Something about those thick thighs, full contact tackling and communal baths just seems to work with the Box Menswear ethos.

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Mean Girls star fired but Lewis Hamilton revs up support

Mean Girls star fired but Lewis Hamilton revs up support

Posted on April 01, 2021
A few weeks ago the Pope announced that priests couldn't bless same sex unions. This was of course a bitter blow for LGBT Christians all over the world, especially after current Pope Francis had previously spoken with candour and sense of modernisation when it came to gay relationships. The conclusion here? ‘The church doesn’t bless sin.’ Oh dear.
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A Guide to Nineties Iconic Movies You Can’t Miss Out On

A Guide to Nineties Iconic Movies You Can’t Miss Out On

Posted on March 23, 2021
The nineties shaped a generation of kids that were far cooler and nonchalant than their garish parents with everything seemingly the antithesis of the seventies and eighties. Gone were the colourful tight clothes, big hair and shoulder pads, replaced with a permanent eye-roll, baggy dark garms and a sense of listlessness and angst.
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A Crash Course in Must See Eighties Movies

A Crash Course in Must See Eighties Movies

Posted on February 24, 2021
Gay culture owes a lot to film with representation being a bugbear for as long as the medium has been around. Ryan Murphy’s Hollywood on Netflix depicted an alternate universe where race and sexuality weren’t taboo in old Hollywood. The reality wasn’t the case and queer culture has faced a lot of challenges over the years in movies.
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