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QUEER EYE FOR A TRUMP GUY

As a GLAAD report shows a dip in acceptance of LGBTs in America, the Netflix reboot of Queer Eye for the Straight Guy takes all the elements of the original and repackages them to fly in the face of the Trump administration’s rollback on acceptance.

When the make-over show Queer Eye for the Straight Guy premiered in 2003, it created palpable waves, and it could be argued that as the first gay reality format, it shifted queer representation into the mainstream. The show became a surprise hit for the Bravo TV network, as the extravagant and no-holds-barred ‘fab five’ made their way into the hearts and minds of millions of Americans.

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Will St Leger contrasts the disparate standards of sexual health services offered in Ireland and the UK; five of the LGBT+ community's most ardent female activists speak with us ahead of International Women’s Day; Ciara Mc Grattan catch-up with the gladiators of the Gay Games 2018; we coax some members of the Bear community out of the woods to tell us about their cuddly culture; PLUS all the best news, gossip, comedy and much more!