Tag Archive: LGBT


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Web-Series: Come Take A Walk With Me

Genre: Drama

Overall Web-series Rating: Yellow

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Come Take A Walk With Me is a lesbian web-series set in North Carolina. This series focuses on a young woman starting college and discovering her sexuality. The story follows Channing as she goes through college and the ups and downs of her sexual and family relationships.

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BAIT The Series Season One Review

Bait The Series

Web-Series: Bait The Series

Genre: Drama

Overall Web-series RatingBlue

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Bait The Series, is a Black Gay web-series based in DC. The series is focused on a dating app called “Bait” that gay guys use to find other gay guys close by. The story follows Emmanuel, our main character, who is using the application in his search for love, but Emmanuel’s hook ups tend to lead to a devastating end. The hook-up you meet online, might just be your last.

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Studville TV Season Two Review

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Web-Series: Studville TV

Genre: Drama/Comedy

Overall Web-series Rating: Green/Blue

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Studville TV is about a group of studs that call themselves “the crew” and are based in Atlanta and they are back for a second season. The new season begins by updating us on what has been up with each member of the crew since Season one. Each of our main characters has a new lady in their life but our old femme “girlfriend” stars are featured in the first couple episodes, providing a transaction from old to new. Throughout the season we see how “the crew” moves on with their lives and the struggles that they are presented with. The second season tackles more issues that were not seen in Season one and also touched back on some old ones. As the season goes on, we see new studs being added to the cast and becoming a permanent fixture. Making for a very intriguing season. Read Complete Review

We Are Coming Back!

As we have had a period of time with no new reviews posted, let’s be honest it been two years but a period of time sounds so much better. We are happy to tell you that we will be posting reviews again very soon!

I apologize for my time away, life did get a bit hectic and there never seemed to be enough time to research, watch/read, write and edit. We are going to start slow, with two reviews per month and as time goes on we will go back to the original schedule to provide weekly reviews for your LGBT entertainment. Who knows, it might even go to being more than once a week, but lets not get ahead of ourselves.

As there are many series, movies, books and music out there that we might not come across, we would love for you to provide us with your suggestions of what you would like to see reviewed on our blog.

Review Suggestions

We would also love to do interviews with creators of any LGBT entertainment, so please feel free to contact us and we can arrange something.

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It is our pleasure to start providing quality reviews of our LGBT based entertainment once again and we look forward to you reading them.

P.S: It’s really just me, but we has a nicer ring to it 😀

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Web-Series: Skye’s The Limit

Genre: Drama

Overall Web-series Rating: Blue/Purple

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The series is about a writer, Skye telling us about what she has been through in her life for the past six months. The story starts with her speaking to the camera expressing to us that she is a writer that has one hell of  a story to tell based on what has happened in her life for the past six months. She makes it clear that the story has been changed to protect the innocent and the ‘trifling’

Is it a spoiler if it happens in the first five minutes of the show? Well to be on the safe side, something that turns her life upside down happens and she is unable to recover as quickly as people think she should. She is pulled up on her feet and that’s when it gets really interesting and the true story starts.

This story is set in the Washing DC area, which is refreshing because most LGBT series tend to be based in Atlanta. As the story goes on, more and more characters are introduced, and you slowly see how Skye comes into contact with them, slowly developing the story-line. It makes you wonder though, if Skye is telling the story, how does she know the details of events that she was not apart of, I guess that will be revealed as the story goes on.

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Title: If I was Your Girl

Genre: Drama

Overall Ratings: Green

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“If I was Your Girl” is a movie about four black lesbians, or better yet two lesbian couples that have issues within their relationships. One relationship showed lack of appreciation and misuse, while the other couple has the issue of cheating and abuse. All four characters interacted as the studs from both relationships are best friends. As such the story mainly follows them together, then takes you into the life of their relationships. This movie has drug use, alcohol abuse and consists of a lot of swearing, which might not be everyone’s cup of tea.

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studville tv

Web-Series: Studville TV

Genre: Drama/Comedy

Overall Web-series Rating: Green/Blue 

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Studville TV is about a group of studs that call themselves “the crew” and are based in Atlanta. It begins with the story being narrated by one of the characters, introducing you to the members of “the crew”. After the introductions of the stud characters, it cuts to a scene of each stud in a bad situation, which is of course at the hand of their femme and at the end of those scenes each person asks “how did I get here?” I most commend their start, it grabs you instantly, you find yourself asking, “how did they get there?”, especially once the series gets started and you get to know the characters better. With each episode, you see yourself looking for clues that would lead to these endings. Is it that you don’t see it coming? I wouldn’t say that, its more of seeing the beginning and knowing how it ends, makes you more keen to filling the empty space.

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Ratings!

So as I have stated multiple times, the rainbow flag colours will be used as my rating system, but I think I should provide you with a better description of each colour/rating. I even busted out the Photoshop skills for this one.

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Red – Not worth it, like seriously, I am not even joking if I drop a red rating on anything – that’s about it nothing more to say, just move on.

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Red/Orange – Seriously flawed but there is just something that doesn’t make it down right horrible

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Orange – It is bad but with some potential, some spark, some something – sometimes you can’t quite put your finger on it

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Orange/Yellow – It’s bad, but with potential that you can recognize

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Yellow – True potential – the flaws can be looked over

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Yellow/Green – Nice, interesting

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Green – Good

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Green/Blue – Very Good, this rating anything above has my personal seal of approval

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Blue – Fricking A – whatever is rated is getting an A+

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Blue/Purple – This is as close to perfection as it could get

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Purple – This is perfect – if anything gets this, nothing else needs to be said, just pure perfection

 

Movie Review Break-Down

This post feels a bit like deja-vu, just a bit though. So this post is to basically tell you how my movie reviews will go, what exactly I am looking for and how often you should expect to see these reviews and my rating system. So movie reviews will be more frequent than book reviews, because they are much easier to get through. So with that said movie reviews will be every 29 days, see that’s more frequent than a month. Okay I’m kidding, you will have a movie review every two weeks. If you want them more frequently, I could quit my job and see what I can make happen.

How will I approach the reviews? It won’t just be a standard review, but I would also look at the LGBT presence and factors within the titles. The LGBT issues that are present and how they are handled. Trying my best not to give any spoilers, but if I can’t help it, you will get a SPOILER ALERT (the deja-vu is pretty strong here)

My rating system will be the same for my web-series and movie review, which will be the rainbow colours, we use six colour is our rainbow flag: red, orange, yellow, green, blue and purple. So red will represent the lowest rating given (sorry all those red lovers out there) and purple for the highest rating. Some ratings might be a double colour rating: yellow/green, basically it hasn’t gain green status but is still better than a yellow rating, basically it would be like a .5 when using a number rating system.

What aspect will I be rating when I do my movie reviews?

  • Overall
  • LGBT Presence
  • Plot/Story-line
  • Acting Quality
  • LGBT Rating

I have my own personal list of LGBT movies, but I am always looking to expand that list, so as always, I am open to suggestions.

Book Review Break-Down

So this post is to basically tell you how my book reviews will go, what exactly I am looking for and how often you should expect to see these reviews and my rating system. So firstly, let’s face it I have a life somewhere out there, where-ever out there it is, so book reviews will be once a month. Why, you ask? Well I have web-series and movies reviews to do plus I have books on my reading list that are not LGBT related.

How will I approach the reviews? It won’t just be a standard review, but I would also look at the LGBT presence and factors within the titles. The LGBT issues that are present and how they are handled. Trying my best not to give any spoilers, but if I can’t help it, you will get a SPOILER ALERT

My rating system will be the same for my web-series and movie review, which will be the rainbow colours, we use six colour is our rainbow flag: red, orange, yellow, green, blue and purple. So red will represent the lowest rating given (sorry all those red lovers out there) and purple for the highest rating. Some ratings might be a double colour rating: yellow/green, basically it has gain green status but is still better than a yellow rating, basically it would be like a .5 when using a number rating system.

 

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Here is an example of a book review:

Title: The Cat who could Fly (I am a cat lover, sue me)

Genre: Comedy

Overall Rating: Green

The cat who could fly takes you on a journey that allows you to see this cat not just as a pet but as a being with hopes and dreams

LGBT Presence Rating: Yellow

The cat has moments when she struggled with her sexual being and fears being rejected by the other cats

Plot Rating: Blue

The plot was filling with twist and turns and you never really saw what was coming next, it made the title too hard to put down.

LGBT Rating: Yellow/Green

Overall it was an excellent book, but when it come to being a LGBT title, it falls short, yes there are instances of it, but not enough for it to be placed under the LGBT umbrella. If you want a good laugh it is still a good book to read, you should check it out.

Well all of that is out of the way, you should be seeing my first review about a month from now, I am still deciding what title to review, but I am sure that will come to me in no time, and I will add it to my GoodReads currently reading shelf once I decide. You can add me on GoodReads https://www.goodreads.com/user/show/19780332 and please feel free to pass on any book recommendations that you may have.

Well that is the break down, tell me what you think in the comments, if there are any other aspects you would like me to review, please feel free to suggest them.