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‘The Boys in the Band’ cast and ‘Monsoon’s Henry Golding lead the Attitude October issue

Take an inside look at two of the biggest LGBTQ films of the year.

By Will Stroude

The Attitude October issue has officially landed, and with two mammoth world exclusives from the year’s biggest LGBTQ films, you can guarantee it’s bringing all the drama with it.

In a world first print interview, the all-star, all-gay cast of The Boys in the Band lift the lid on Ryan Murphy’s film remake of Mart Crowley’s 1968 gay stage classic ahead of its arrival on Netflix on 30 September.

Behind a special edition double gatefold cover (which you can secure by subscribing here), Zachary Quinto, Jim Parsons, Matt Bomer, Charlie Carver, Andrew Rannells, Michael Benjamin Washington, Robin de Jesús, Tuc Watkins and Brian Hutchison reflect on carving queer paths in Hollywood, and what Crowley’s work still has to say about gay life, love and politics more than half a century after its debut.

Meanwhile, as Henry Golding continues to enjoy his newfound status as golden boy of Hollywood, the Crazy Rich Asians stargets candid about his reasons for taking on a gay role in Hong Khaou’s lush new drama Monsoon.

Elsewhere in the Attitude October issueCynthia Nixon talks presidential politics, fighting for LGBTQ rights and the legacy of Sex and the City ahead of her TV return opposite Sarah Paulson in Ryan Murphy’s Ratched.

As he releases his debut book To Be a Gay Man, pop idol Will Young reflects on gay shame and how he overcame his own personal trauma.

Naomi Smalls is stepping forward, and stepping up: The long-legged drag beauty spills the tea on her brand new TV project, The Smalls World Show.

As he prepares to release his fourth studio album, Fun CityBright Light Bright Light reveals why his new material serves as a love letter to the LGBTQ community.

Get lost in the wilderness with Alexander Abramov, as the artist and model opens up about navigating gay life in Kazakhstan and Russia.

Photography: Dmitri Bocharov

There’s a whole lotta life in these lessons: Drag Race legend Trinity the Tuck is on hand to share advice and wisdom fit for a queen.

As Mohsin Zaidi releases his autobiography A Dutiful Boy, the criminal barrister muses on the cathartic writing process that has brought back difficult memories – and why he believes every LGBTQ person’s story is one worth telling.

New York-based beauty influencer Keith Paris, aka the ‘Icy Amputee Warrior’, takes a stand for his fellow amputee brothers, sisters and non-binary siblings.

And in the Style section, we walk you through that tricky transitional wardrobe with the hottest fashion for Autumn/Winter 2020.

That’s alongside all your usual news, reviews and opinion, of course…

The Attitude October issue is out now to download and to order globally.

Subscribe now to secure your special edition double gatefold The Boys in the Band cover and get your first three issues for just £3.