As we bow out Pride Month, much has gone on in the world surrounding LGBTQ issues and rights to reflect upon. But as ever, gay icon Christina Aguilera also reaffirmed her support for the community with her jaw-dropping performance at LA Pride. To commemorate and thank her for said support, here are my top 10 favourite LGBTQ anthems she has put out over the years.
Are you looking for a city break that has plenty to see and do in and around it? With something to see and do for everyone, Copenhagen is definitely a place to check out.
It’s truly a complex and bizarre film with plenty of nuances and emotion, but “Everything Everywhere All at Once” is more than just a multiversal movie made to boggle the mind. It’s another step forward for Asian representation on the big Hollywood screen, exploring as many multi-faceted Asian diaspora identities as it does multiple universes and the concepts behind them and people.
“Sorry, Nenek” is another short story written by myself about a British-born half-Malaysian and half-Chinese gay man returning to Malaysia with his boyfriend. But how will his Malay grandma react to their visit? This short story is the first of two I will be posting here on Tan’s Topics this June for Pride Month.
Simon James Green is fast becoming a popular name in YA novels, especially those with an LGBTQ focus. He may cause some controversy in schools, but his passion and refusal to stop for visibility and making a change is admirable. His latest book, the politically-charged but still funny and emotional “Gay Club!” is perhaps is best effort yet. Read my full review of it here.
“Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness” has been a long time coming. A culmination of several recent Marvel films and TV series that set the precedence for magical mayhem, this latest film is chock-full of action, adrenaline, dark humour, dark magic and surprise cameos… Read my review here.
It’s the webcomic and graphic novel series that’s been turned into a well-received Netflix show currently taking the LGBTQ community by storm. Read my review of “Heartstopper” here.
Much has changed in the four years since the release of “Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald”, which received mixed reactions. Now “The Secrets of Dumbledore” continues the story. But does it continue the only above average scores this franchise has had so far or will it succeed despite all the controversies and odds? Read my review of it here.
Diversity and inclusion is a growing department within many organisations. It’s a driving force in helping to create new, better, happier and safer workplaces. And they have been integral to me as an individual. And as an individual, my intersectionality – all my various identifiers who make me who I am – have a played a part in shaping my current self and my future ambitions in life.
“A Tainted Love” is a short story about cross cultural identity and sexuality during the 1980s in the height of the AIDS pandemic.