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TV: New Queer Horror Film “Swallowed”


A new queer horror movie, Swallowed, aims to bring scare seekers a story of drugs, bugs and extremes – where all is not as it seems. Swallowed, which will be released in the UK and Ireland digitally on 24 April, is a Blue Finch Film by acclaimed director Carter Smith who has also worked on the 2008 natural horror, The Ruins. Starring American actor Jena Malone, whose credits include The Ruins and Donnie Darko, Mark Patton, who starred in A Nightmare on Elm Street 2: Freddy’s Revenge, Cooper Koch and Jose Colon, Swallowed is an action-packed horror that will see … Read more

New Filmmakers Move Beyond “Bury Your Gays” Trope in Horror

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Draped in a floor-length white gown, sporting a precisely stitched jawline and blowout hairdo with that now-famous ripple of white, the Bride of Frankenstein catches her first breath of life, her eyes darting around the laboratory. The Monster descends a staircase, hand outstretched. “Friend?” he beckons. She shrieks in terror, turning away. The subtext: “Oh no, I know this man is not for me!” The Monster’s bride is “one of the most explicit queer-coded characters to exist,” says producer-director Bryan Fuller, whose four-part docuseries Queer for Fear premiered this month on Shudder. The premise of a woman rejecting what society … Read more

VIDEOGAMES: Iconic Hellraiser Villain Pinhead Comes In Queer Horror Fave Dead by Daylight

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Pinhead has finally “come” to queer favourite horror game Dead by Daylight. The iconic Hellraiser villain, also known as also known as The Hell Priest, is a Cenobite in the Order of the Gash. has been added as part of the game’s new chapter that’s available now. However, an update has already removed voice lines from the character that many players found amusing. Pinhead has an ability that allows him to teleport across the map to survivors attempting to open his Lament Configuration box, at which point he’ll shout out “I came”. Full Story from Pink News


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FOR READERS & WRITERS Today’s writer topic comes from QSFer Scott: Riffing off of today’s Candyman story, let’s show the world that there ARE a lot of queer horror stories. Readers, share your faves. Writers, post your blurbs and links! Writers: This is a reader/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

ANNOUNCEMENT: Long Night at Lake Never – Eric David Roman

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Eric David Roman has a new MM horror book out: Long Night at Lake Never. And there’s a giveaway! Welcome to Camp Horizons, where they pray all day…and get slayed all night! Nestled against scenic Lake Never, recently outed Tyler Wills has arrived at the secluded conversion camp, where the delusional staff of counselors believes he and his fellow camper’s queer affliction can be healed solely through the power of prayer. After a full day spent rallying against sadistic deprogramming therapies, the deranged camp director, and planning his escape, Tyler discovers a larger problem—a mysterious stranger has rolled into camp … Read more

REVIEW: Queer Horror Film “The One You Feed”

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According to actor/producer Gareth Koorzen, half of the two-man team responsible for “The One You Feed,“ the concept for the movie came to him in a dream. That advance knowledge might help when you sit down to watch this new, queer-skewed thriller, because without it, you’re likely to be very confused. Set in an unforgiving wilderness, it follows a young man (played by Koorzen) who wakes up in an isolated farmhouse after being mauled by a mysterious animal during a desert camping trip. He is in the care of a woman (Rebecca Fraiser) in an old-fashioned pioneer dress, who has … Read more

ANNOUNCEMENT: The Lights, by Carrie Pack

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QSFer Carrie Pack has a new queer horror/lesfic book out: The Lights. It’s winter break and Molly Monroe is content to enjoy her town’s annual Festival of Lights with her girlfriend Chelsea at her side. But almost immediately after the lights go up, the town’s children begin to act strangely, especially Molly’s own brother, Roger. When their next-door neighbors are killed in a grisly double homicide, Molly begins to suspect the incidents are linked. Now she must convince her parents and the rest of the town to take down the Christmas lights before everyone gets killed. Universal Link Excerpt I … Read more