Kipo and the Age of Wonderbeasts treats coming out like just another part of life

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Netflix’s Kipo and the Age of Wonderbeasts is a post-apocalyptic world in which humans live underground and nature has reclaimed everything above. Kipo and her three pals trek across the dangerous surface to reunite with Kipo’s underground community.

While each episode focuses on an encounter with a strange, new creature, the show’s foundation is the four characters’ relationships, which provides a source of tension and joy. Even in a wacky world full of guitar-playing snakes and giant multi-eared bunnies, the moments between characters feel real and grounded. Case in point: Kipo has one of the most chill coming out scenes in all-ages programming, one that’s notable for just how understated it is. Read on…

Undress Me

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When Micke meets Mikaela on a night out, he is immediately attracted to her, as he can sense that there’s something different about her. When Mikaela explains that she is trans he gets confused, aggressive and also curious. Undress Me examines and challenges our perceptions of gender.

Australia is fucked & you can be too with a $69 bushfire donation dildo

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Many organisations and people all over the world are trying to raise money for the areas affected by the devastating bushfires in Australia.

While some give a little less than they could (Amazon founder Jeff Bezos announced that his company would donate less than he personally earns in literally less than 5 minutes), others crowdfunded more than half a million Dollars by sending out nudes (and promptly getting their Instagram account suspended in return).

Something that wasn’t done yet in support of the people and nature affected by the fires was making you cum. Until now. The Australian brand Geeky Sex Toys dropped the Down-Under donation dildo. All profits from the toy are donated directly to relief efforts dotting the country, raising AUS$15,000 in four days so far.

Given

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Given follows a band called The Seasons, looking for their shot at fame. Guitarist Ritsuka one day stumbles into his shy classmate Mafuyu who is often seen clutching a guitar. After being convinced to teach him to actually play that guitar, Ritsuka finds a lot of hidden talent within Mafuyu, along with a certain bubbly feeling that he himself can’t seem to explain.

After bassist Haruki and drummer Akihiko give their OK to let the shy kid join their band, Mafuyu slowly begins to open up about his feelings and emotions, even when his past catches up to him.

Unlike most boys love series, Given doesn’t put the focus on the queer aspects of the characters. If anything, the framing of the characters’ romance interests is presented as completely normal which is a refreshing approach.

Instead, the real focus of the series is entirely on the friends and the music they attempt to create. This helps to convey a better and more coherent story, to the point where it pretty much grounds itself in reality rather than something that people might consider fan service.

You can watch Given for free on Crunchyroll (regional restrictions may apply).

 

Boys Village

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The Boys’ Village was once a holiday home for coalminers’ sons, boasting a pool, sports yards and even a chapel of its own. Not much remains of its former glory, though. Shattered glass and debris are all over the place; graffiti on the walls. There are countless trap falls and opportunities for injury. This is a parent’s nightmare and yet it can be heaven on earth for a certain kind of child. It more or less is for Kevin. He has been eleven years old for quite some time now. Has it been years or decades?

En forelskelse

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16-year-old Carsten just started dating Melissa. He is introduced to her sweet and likable parents, who kindly welcome their first son in law. On a weekend in their summerhouse it turns out that Carsten and Melissa’s dad might have more in common than they first thought.

Sorry for the awful video quality, I’ll try to find a better version

Juan Gabriel is dead

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Best friends Beto and Daniel spend most of their time together. Daniel struggles with his gender identity to hide his feelings for Beto. To be himself he has to overcome his fear by showing Beto what he truly feels.