By Matt Moore. The blog post was written in response to Brunei enacting a strict form of Sharia law which, among other things, will see gay people stoned to death. There has been a massive international backlash against the move, with Hollywood star George Clooney urging people to boycott Brunei-owned hotels like the Dorchester. In a blog post on Virgin. Both Saudi Arabia and Iran have executed gay people in recent years, whilst Brunei has not seen any executions since the s.
Larry gay? Of course he was
Curtain rises on Gielgud's gay scandal | Stage | The Guardian
By Lewis Corner. The iconic British actor and activist was honoured during a lavish ceremony at the Walker Art Gallery in Liverpool this evening, acknowledging his decades-long dedication to LGBTQ visibility in the arts, as well as his continued commitment to LGBTQ activism on a global level. Since coming out in , Sir Ian McKellen has become a pioneer of the queer movement that helped see the removal of criminal laws and discriminatory societal attitudes. A prominent actor, public figure and continuing activist, he was knighted in the New Year Honours for services to the performing arts. Awarded the Freedom of the City of London in October , the soon-to-be 80 year old has helped shape the lives of millions of queer people today.
Curtain rises on Gielgud's gay scandal
As a teenager, Eisenstein signed his drawings with 'Sir Gay'. Images on celluloid eventually deteriorate. In fact, a loss of colour is already noticeable in this poetic collage of recycled, predominantly magenta fragments. Footage from the s evokes memories of both modernist euphoria and the Cold War.
Sir Ian McKellen isn't just an incredible actor and a super charming guy. Over the years, he's also proven himself to be a tireless LGBTQ activist who's not afraid to speak out, eloquently, about the things he believes in. He co-founded the U. Named after the riots in New York City which kickstarted the modern-day gay rights movement, Stonewall was conceived at Sir Ian's dining table in London in May McKellen and his 13 fellow co-founders were compelled to form a pro-LGBTQ nonprofit by the Thatcher government's enactment of Section 28, a homophobic piece of legislation which prohibited schools and local authorities from "promoting" homosexuality, which meant in practice that they weren't allowed to discuss any kind of gay issues.