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Wilson Cruz on Discovery’s Queer Appeal

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As Dr Hugh Culber in Star Trek: Discovery, Wilson Cruz became the gay man who saved the universe. But the actor has been fighting for change ever since his career began, deciding to be his true self from the start. In playing Rickie Vasquez on My So-Called Life, he became the first out gay actor to play a lead gay character in an American television series. PinkNews caught up with him before the Discovery season four premiere – yes, before it was announced it wouldn’t be on Netflix. But don’t worry, will premiere in the UK on Friday (26 November) … Read more


FOR WRITERS Today’s writer topic comes from QSFer Scott: What are your favorite interview questions to be asked as an author? Writers: This is a writer chat – you are welcome to share your own book/link, as long as it fits the chat, but please do so as part of a discussion about the topic. Chat on FacebookChat on MeWe

INTERVIEW: Starlight Barque

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We have an interview with Starlight Barque today, author of the queer sci fi book “Service to the State”: Get it On Amazon Queer Sci Fi: When did you know you wanted to write, and when did you discover that you were good at it? Starlight Barque: Very recently! I’d been in the star trek fandom for some time, and was enjoying a whole boatload of fanfic, and when I suggested a story idea to a fellow writer, they told me to write it instead. Twenty-five stories later, I’d moved on to original characters and published a novella, Service to … Read more

INTERVIEW: Addison Heimann, Creator of Kappa Force, a Just released Queer Poc Superhero Series

“Kappa Force,” fun satire of school rom-coms breaks the mold with parody pop songs and a cast of fabulous queer femme POC, trans and lesbian college superhero sorority sisters seeking “ Sorority Justice for Frat Boy Scum”, led by Madeline Weinstein  who starred in Netfilx’s ALEX STRANGELOVE and is leading on Broadway in the Harry Potter Musical. The LatinX creator, Addison Heimann, birthed this show from depression and into activism…all with humor. :) The show is streaming on Revry TV – “stream. out. loud.” See the Trailer Here We have an interview with Addison, the creator of the show: Queer Sci Fi: Tell me about KAPPA … Read more

INTERVIEW: Gay Actor/Producer Joseph Herrera Releasing New Horror-Mystery Film

We’re thrilled to have an interview with Joseph Herrera, an openly gay actor/producer who has just secured distribution for a new horror film called Reel Killz: Queer Sci Fi: Hey Joseph, thanks for hanging out with us at Queer Sci Fi. :) What’s it like being an openly gay in Hollywood these days? Joseph Herrera: I feel so lucky that I am not judged on who I’m sleeping with but only by what I can bring to the table here in the Dallas film community. I pretty much give that freedom to the gays before who fought for us to … Read more

INTERVIEW: Israel Luna, Author/Director of “Kicking Zombie Ass for Jesus”

We have something special today – an interview with Israel Luna, the gay writer, director and producer of the forthcoming grindhouse feature film “Kicking Zombie Ass For Jesus” – and the trailer too. About the Film: Five years ago in October 2013 after many failed crowdfunding campaigns and one halfway successful campaign with IndieGoGo, Dallas filmmaker Israel Luna was ready to film the companion piece to his 2010 controversial film, the grindhouse homage, Ticked-Off Trannies with Knives. Filmed over the course of seventeen days on a shoestring budget of 7,200 dollars, Israel was finally able to complete KZAFJ (Kicking Zombie … Read more

INTERVIEW TODAY: Bob Appavu, Demon of the Underground Webcomic

Bob Appavu

Hey all… We have something special today. At 11 AM, we’ll host Bob Appavu, creator of the Demon of the Underground webcomic for an interview on the QSF Facebook group: ADMIN NOTE: I met Bob at the Dreamspinner Retreat and am so excited to interview her about her web comic and writing. –Scott Bob Appavu is a freelance illustrator, webcomic creator, and author from the Chicago suburbs. Whether writing or drawing, her passion is creating plot-driven stories with complex LGBTQ lead characters. Bob is an avid animal lover and can’t imagine life without furry and feathered housemates. When not at … Read more


George Takei

Hey all… We managed to snag an interview with “Uncle George” – George Takei from Star Trek Fame. He’s releasing a new political app, and sat down to talk with us. The app, which released this morning, is called House of Cats, a new political app sure to rile up the White House. The app combines what the internet loves best: cats and politics. Using cool new Pokemón GO-style augmented reality features, users can take the inaugural character “Trumpy Cat” out of the White House and put him anywhere they want, add outrageous dialogue—of their own or taken straight from the … Read more

Oscar Isaac Open to Poe-Finn Relationship

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Oscar Isaac was asked about Star Wars fans who see the opportunity for a romance to bud between Poe and John Boyega’s character Finn in an upcoming episode, and Collider asks him what that means to him. Said Isaac: “What it means to me is that people can see themselves in a hero like this, in a movie like this, which I love. Not only LGBT, but Latinos. That there’s a representation out there for that.” As to specifics, Isaac isn’t giviing much up: “As to actually seeing how that manifests itself in Poe in this film, that isn’t necessarily … Read more

INTERVIEW LAUGHS: Ford & Gosling on Blade Runner 2049

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Blade Runner 2049 is set to hit theaters soon and Harrison Ford and Ryan Gosling are making various stops on their publicity tour for the highly-anticipated sequel. This week they stopped by Britain’s ITV show This Morningwhere Alison Hammond threw the stars off-guard by saying she couldn’t stand the original Blade Runner. Things just went downhill from there, in a good way. By Andy Towle – Full Story at towl