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TV: Netflix Cancels Another LGBTQ+ Show

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Another day, another LGBTQ+ Netflix show bites the dust: This time, it’s animated horror-comedy Dead End: Paranormal Park that has been cancelled by the streaming service. The series’ queer creator Hamish Steele confirmed the sad news in a statement on Friday (13 January), stating that “the powers that be” had decided to discontinue the show. “I have held onto this news for a while now, hoping that we could reverse it, change it, make something good out of it. But sadly I don’t think that’s possible right now,” Steele wrote. “It’s with a heavy heart that I tell you Dead … Read more

TV: Netflix Cancels LGBTQ+ spy series Q-Force


Queer adult animated series Q-Force will not be returning to Netflix, having been axed after just one season. Variety confirmed Q-Force had been officially cancelled on Monday (8 August), after star Matt Rogers first let the news slip on the Attitudes! podcast in May. The show followed the misadventures of a group of undervalued LGBTQ+ spies, with a cast that also included Will & Grace’s Sean Hayes, Wanda Sykes, Patti Harrison, Gary Cole and Stranger Things’ David Harbour. Rogers noted that while the show didn’t receive great reviews, he was grateful for the cult following it amassed. Full Story from … Read more

COMICS: Marvel Cancels Guardians of the Galaxy Comic With Bi Star-Lord

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Marvel Comics had abruptly cancelled the Guardians of the Galaxy comic book series featuring a bisexual Star-Lord. The entertainment company’s comic division has dashed hopes of a bisexual, polyamorous Peter Quill, the 1980s pop culture-grooving armed professional scavenger, becoming a mainstay. Marvel, without offering an explanation, has made the 22 September issue of the rebooted series about the galaxy-hopping squad the last. According to FanSided, per The Washington Times, the 18-issue relaunch helmed by writer Al Ewing that was meant to signal a massive step in LGBT+ representation has come to an end. “The End! Thanks for everything – and … Read more

TV: Showrunner Claims Marvel Pulled Plug on “New Warriors” Sitcom for Being Too Gay

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Marvel’s superhero sitcom New Warriors was dropped because bosses thought it was “too gay” for TV, its showrunner has claimed. The live action series set in the Marvel Cinematic Universe was greenlit in 2017 by Disney-owned TV studio Freeform, and went as far as casting main characters and filming a pilot. Its stars were billed as “six super-powered young people with abilities very different from the Avengers who want to make a positive impact in the world, even if they are not quite ready to be heroes”. The show promised the debut of Squirrel Girl (Milana Vayntrub), as well as … Read more

TV: Queer Inclusive “Shadow Hunters” Gets the Axe


According to The Hollywood Reporter, sources said that Constantin Films, the series producer, lost its output deal with Netflix, which was funding much of the project. The decision to axe Shadowhunters has sent fans into uproar, with many taking to social media to vent their frustration at the show being cancelled. ‘Shadowhunters has been one of the most inclusive shows on TV. The show represents not only the LGBTQ+ community, but many other minorities as well and has set an example for lots of other shows. This can’t be over yet,’ wrote @ShumDarioNews. By Mark Johnson – Full Story at … Read more

TV: Xena Lesbian Reboot Scrapped


NBC has canceled plans for a “Xena: Warrior Princess” revival. Javier Grillo-Marxuach was on board as the showrunner and had said Xena would be openly gay in the reboot. The series would also have a focus on her lesbian relationship with her friend, Gabrielle. Grillo-Marxuach, known for his work on “The 100,” left the show due to creative differences in April. It was speculated Grillo-Marxuach parted ways with the show because his plans to explore a lesbian relationship between Xena and Gabrielle was rejected. “There is no reason to bring back Xena if it is not there for the purpose … Read more