Tuesday July 14, 2020


I marched for equality and I voted Yes, but it took David and Patrick to show me that queer romance on TV isn’t just for gay people - it’s for me, you and everybody

24th June, 2018
Call Me By Your Name, now the Lighthouse Cinema’s longest-running film, proves that same-sex romance films are now mainstream

The most romantic thing I’ve seen this year is a man in his 30s in a preposterous jumper lip-synching semi-seductively to Tina Turner’s Simply the Best. No, he wasn’t serenading me (although I would regard any man repeating the gesture as immediate marriage material), it was a scene in the Canadian comedy series Schitt’s Creek, my number one TV discovery of 2018 so far.

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