When the subject of Queer Cinema and Australia is brought up in conversation, I can guarantee you one title comes to the mind of many, and that is of course the 1994 film The Adventures of Priscilla Queen of the Desert and rightfully so. It is a brilliantly iconic Australian film that introduced many to … Continue reading Holding the Man – More than a Movie Review
Last year during Pride month I posted My Top 9 LGBTQ+ Manga a list that featured at number 1 a manga that had no official English release, but I said that it is a must-read when looking into the history of gay activism and Pride in Japan. Even though genres such as boys love, yaoi, … Continue reading Until I Meet My Husband to Get Official English Manga Release this June!
I decided at about mid way last month that all the reviews I posted this pride month on Yaoi Playground would only be titles with good LGBTQ+ representation and when I finally finished reading BJ Alex a few weeks ago by the end I came to an amazing conclusion. This is a hardcore boys love … Continue reading BJ Alex – Manhwa Review
If you were looking for manga with a positive LGBTQ+ message behind it or even representation over a decade ago it would have been near impossible to find, but in recent years there has been a rise of amazing manga that feature a full spectrum of different LGBTQ+ themes and experiences. Some positive and others … Continue reading My Top 9 LGBTQ+ Manga You Should Check Out This Pride Month!
Hello my fellow LGBTQ+ yaoi and boys love lovers and welcome to pride month here on Yaoi Playground. To those who I new here, even though online I go by your very own Mistress of Yaoi that is only one part of me as I also identify as non-binary, so of course that means this … Continue reading Welcome to Pride Month 2021
Kindness towards others is a lesson we all should learn as children, but as adults we seem to forget these lessons and can grow into bitter and cold adults who forgot the beauty found in small moments of kindness. Released in 2017 the short Film Less than Human explores themes of segregation, racism, classism, kindness … Continue reading Less Than Human – Horror Short Film
Now this might seem like a strange subject to bring up on a blog that has most of it's focus on the boys love and yaoi genre, but and this will come as no surprise to anyone who has been in the Harry Potter fandom for a long time, but for those who do not … Continue reading Why I will No Longer support J.K. Rowling
When I originally found this manga, I thought 'oh it's a cute manga about a cafe that has crossdressing girlie boys, this could be an adorably fun read' but then this manga hit close to home for me with it's main lead and I knew I had found something truly special that I would have … Continue reading Love Me For Who I Am Vol 1 – Manga Review
Let's face it, 2020 has been a bad year for everyone, from political turmoil and natural disasters to a world wide pandemic and now, I don't even know how to describe how fucked up recent events around the world have been. It's getting to the point where I don't want to check the news because … Continue reading A Little Bit of Pride this Month
The best way I can introduce you, my lovely readers, to this awesome project is to share with you the launch trailer for this awesome project. Please watch the video all the way to the end and then I will tell you why it is so important for me to share my support not only … Continue reading Helping the #EDENproject Blossom