Over the past month our team of volunteers have been working hard and scaring themselves silly to judge the incredible 157 film submissions for Out For Blood 2020! We’re so pleased with the incredible turnout of submissions - 157 film submissions from across 33 countries and every continent in the world (except for Antarctica!). We … Continue reading We Have Selected Our Films & Going Online!
Happy Pride month from all of us at Out For Blood! As always, we’ve been eating up spooky goodness to share with you! Keep reading to see our horror book recommendations for this month. (Image description - book cover of A Head Full of Ghosts by Paul Tremblay. The title font is in green, and … Continue reading June 2020 Horror Reading Wrap up
Marsha P. Johnson (left) and Sylvia Rivera (right). June 24th 1973. Credit: Leonard Fink. From the LGBT Community Center National History Archive. CW: police brutality, racism Happy LGBTQIA+ Pride Month from Out For Blood! All folk reading this - take some time to remember the Stonewall Uprising, which was led by transgender activists of colour … Continue reading Pride Month: In solidarity with Black Lives Matter
(Image description: 'Glen or Glenda' by Bucky Ringsell is an illustration of Glen or Glenda's head, shoulders and chest. They have large blue eyes, a blood stain around their mouth, and wear a gold necklace. Glen or Glenda is wrapped in the yellow, white and purple non-binary flag.) This iconic artwork, 'Glen or Glenda' was … Continue reading OFB Zine 2019: Glen or Glenda by Bucky Ringsell (they/them)
Image description: An open notepad reads 'The Bottle Tree' in handwriting. On the left is a bottle with pink and red flowers. On the right is the OFB 2019 Zine. The Bottle Tree by Elecia (she/her) Content warning: domestic violence, homophobia I am certain the man that lives below us killed his girlfriend. I’m so … Continue reading OFB Zine 2019: The Bottle Tree by Elecia (she/her)
We've been re-watching some of our favourite horror films this week! We've put together a list of five spooky films with queer representation or themes for you to enjoy. With a lot of media, the queer representation isn't always positive, so we've included a short synopsis of what to expect. Have we left any of … Continue reading 5 Favourites: Queer Horror films
(Image description: Risograph print of a graveyard. One figure stands in the centre, in grey with closed eyes and holding a gold bouquet. The figure leans against a headstone. Behind the headstone, a ghostly figure in white holds an arm around the grey figure.) This beautiful piece of art, 'Graveyard - Queer Gothic Romance' was … Continue reading OFB Zine 2019 submission: Graveyard – Queer Gothic Romance by Hayley Wells (they/them)
Image description: A hand holds an Out For Blood zine against a white background. The zine cover reads: Out For Blood Queer Horror Film Festival: The Zine! The cover has a picture of the OFB zombie mascot eating brains from a bag coloured with the pride rainbow. We're accepting submissions to our Out For Blood … Continue reading Call for zine submissions!
Photo: Sony Interactive Entertainment Some slight spoilers which might or might not be true...CW: homophobia, transphobia The Last of Us Part 2 is the long awaited sequel to the critically acclaimed beautifully crafted and stunningly emotional, post-apocalyptic horror zombie survival game, The Last of Us (2013). The Last of Us Part 2 is currently under … Continue reading ‘The Queer Agenda’ and The Last of Us Part 2
Graveyard - Queer Gothic Romance Risograph Print. Instagram: hwillustrator Reality has been looking a little bit like a horror movie lately. Most of us are staying inside to stop the spread of Covid-19, and finding new ways to stay entertained. How about trying some escapism in the form of queer horror fiction? We’ve made a … Continue reading Queer Horror Books For Spooky Isolated Nights