Rina Sawayama is a singer-songwriter and model. Her debut studio album was released in 2020 to great critical acclaim, Elton John described it as “the strongest album of the year by far”. In 2018 Rina came out and has shared that she identifies as both bisexual and pansexual.
dodie is an English singer-songwriter, author and YouTuber who has over 1.9 million subscribers to their main channel. dodie has released three independent EPs all of which charted in the top 40 of the UK Album Charts, their debut studio album, Build a Problem, is due to be released this year. In 2017, sponsored by Skittles, dodie wrote and released a song to celebrate Pride Month called ‘I’m bisexual – a coming out song!’ about their identity and sharing it with others.
Arlo Parks is a British singer-songwriter and poet. Her debut album, Collapsed in Sunbeams, reached number three in the UK album charts and earned Arlo Brit Award nominations for Album of the Year, Best New Artist and Best British Female Solo Artist. Arlo who identifies as bisexual said, “I wanted to put [my sexuality] as a facet of myself because it’s not talked about as much for queer People of Colour. It’s an important thing for me to show people that it’s okay.”
Russell T Davies is a Welsh screenwriter and producer who has been behind many LGBT+ inclusive shows. Russell, who identifies as gay, has produced It’s a Sin, Queer as Folk, Years and Years, Cucumber, and Torchwood, all of which feature LGBT+ main characters.
Kate Richardson-Walsh is an English hockey player. She has represented both England and Great Britain in field hockey. Kate and her wife Helen were the first same-gender couple to win an Olympic gold medal together in 2016.
What We Left Behind follows Toni and Gretchen, they have been together forever and are hopelessly in love but now as they start their first year of University in different parts of the country they have to be apart. Toni meets a group of trans students and immediately finds a sense of belonging, while Gretchen struggles to remember who she is outside of their relationship. Will they stay together, or will they grow apart?
Love, Simon is a romantic drama based on the book Simon vs. the Homo Sapiens Agenda. The story follows Simon who is gay but has not yet told his family or friends, and he has no idea who the anonymous classmate is he’s fallen for online.
Demi Lovato is an American singer and actress. They initially rose to fame on the Disney Channel and are now known as a chart-topping, award-winning singer. Demi Lovato describes their sexuality as fluid and has said they are open to finding love with someone of any gender; they have described themself as queer on social media.
Lesléa Newman is lesbian writer and editor. She has written and edited over 70 books and anthologies that explore topics such as Judaism, body image, being an LGBT+ parent and being a lesbian. One of her most famous works is the children’s book ‘Heather Has Two Mommies’.
Wilfred Owen was an English poet and soldier who fought in the First World War. His poems spoke the truth about the conditions of the trenches and the horrors of gas warfare. He unfortunately lost his life a week before the signing of the Armistice which ended the war.