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In young-adult novels, LGBT love stories have begun to feel mainstream

In young-adult novels, LGBT love stories have begun to feel mainstream | LGBT Movies, Theatre, FIlm & Music | Scoop.it
The new generation of LGBT young-adult literature is about far more than coming out. It has room for romance, inclusion, and happily-ever-after.
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how punk rock lgbt television was redefined by a bunch of club kids and their friends

how punk rock lgbt television was redefined by a bunch of club kids and their friends | LGBT Movies, Theatre, FIlm & Music | Scoop.it
TV legends Randy Barbato and Fenton Bailey, the makers of RuPaul’s Drag Race have been making niche “unscripted storytelling” TV shows since the 80s, from underground movies about club kids to docs about finding love in Iraq.
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Gay Agenda, Nov. 10: Sharon Needles Tributes Andy Warhol, Plus Kelela, Brian Justin Crum & More

Gay Agenda, Nov. 10: Sharon Needles Tributes Andy Warhol, Plus Kelela, Brian Justin Crum & More | LGBT Movies, Theatre, FIlm & Music | Scoop.it
Gay Agenda is a weekly column for Billboard Pride where we run down a few things before the weekend. Between new tracks, music videos and pop culture moments, we want our readers to be prepared for boozy brunch conversation.
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Home for the Holidays: Live on Broadway through Dec 30

Home for the Holidays: Live on Broadway through Dec 30 | LGBT Movies, Theatre, FIlm & Music | Scoop.it
Home for the Holidays: Live on Broadway, features for the very first-time, winners of “American Idol,” “The Voice,” and “America’s Got Talent” sharing one stage.…
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The Best Gay Sex Scenes You'll See All Year Are In This New Film About AIDS Activism

The Best Gay Sex Scenes You'll See All Year Are In This New Film About AIDS Activism | LGBT Movies, Theatre, FIlm & Music | Scoop.it
In BPM (Beats Per Minute), protagonists dance, have sex, and fight like fully realized people, portraying AIDS as a disease not of the dying, but of those fighting to survive.
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UK brings its celebration of LGBT progress to Orlando

UK brings its celebration of LGBT progress to Orlando | LGBT Movies, Theatre, FIlm & Music | Scoop.it
The British consul-general touts the great progress the United Kingdom has made regarding LGBT rights and brings its #FiveFilms4Freedom program to Orlando.
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Gay athlete couple featured in new docuseries of LGBT people

Gay athlete couple featured in new docuseries of LGBT people | LGBT Movies, Theatre, FIlm & Music | Scoop.it
These gay Minnesota runners have been in love for three years.
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20th Century Blues - a new play by Susan Miller

20th Century Blues - a new play by Susan Miller | LGBT Movies, Theatre, FIlm & Music | Scoop.it

Limited Engagement Nov 12 - Jan 28
A New Play By Two Time Obie® Winner SUSAN MILLER
Directed By Two Time Obie® Winner & Tony Award® Nominee EMILY MANN
Starring BETH DIXON (Major Barbara), FRANCHELLE STEWART DORN (‘Tis Pity She’s a Whore), POLLY DRAPER (thirtysomething), KATHRYN GRODY )Top Girls), ELLEN PARKER (The Heidi Chronicles), CHARLES SOCARIDES (Sons of the Prophet)

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Gay Cruises Are Equal Parts Heaven and Hell

Gay Cruises Are Equal Parts Heaven and Hell | LGBT Movies, Theatre, FIlm & Music | Scoop.it
The director of the documentary 'Dream Boat' explains the magic, drama, and disillusionment of a gay cruise.
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Off Broadway Discount Tickets for Kris Kringle The Musical

Off Broadway Discount Tickets for Kris Kringle The Musical | LGBT Movies, Theatre, FIlm & Music | Scoop.it

Friday, November 24 at 3PM and 8PM - A Holiday Musical for the Whole Family - Starring Tony nominees Cathy Rigby [Peter Pan, Seussical) and Pamela Myers [Company, Into the Woods) with Andrew Keenan-Bolg

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STEPPIN' OUT with Ben Vereen

STEPPIN' OUT with Ben Vereen | LGBT Movies, Theatre, FIlm & Music | Scoop.it

Few entertainers today are as accomplished as Ben Vereen. A Broadway legend, he won a Tony Award for Pippin, starred in such phenomenal musicals as Jesus Christ Superstar, Fosse, Chicago and Wicked, and has become a household name with the groundbreaking TV series ‘Roots’ and now the popular Amazon series ‘Sneaky Pete’. Steppin’ Out With Ben Vereen is an evening of song and dance mixed with stories of his life, seasoned with insight and humor, as he performs signature numbers such as: ‘Defying Gravity,’ ‘Mr. Bojangles,’ and more!

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PRISCILLA, QUEEN OF THE DESERT at Palm Canyon Theatre

PRISCILLA, QUEEN OF THE DESERT at Palm Canyon Theatre | LGBT Movies, Theatre, FIlm & Music | Scoop.it
Three cross-dressing entertainers bringing mirth and mayhem to a desert. Has there ever been a show more destined for Palm Springs? The production of Priscilla, Queen of the Desert currently playing at Palm Canyon Theatre, deserves every full house, every standing ovation, and every word of enthusiastic praise it has received so far
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I didn’t grow up with LGBT kids’ TV characters – but I found them elsewhere

I didn’t grow up with LGBT kids’ TV characters – but I found them elsewhere | LGBT Movies, Theatre, FIlm & Music | Scoop.it
The Disney Channel has introduced its first ever LGBT storyline in Andi Mack – but in my formative years, I had to look outside kids’ TV to find my small-screen role models
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'Significant Other' a funny comedy about a gay man left, and left again, at the altar

'Significant Other' a funny comedy about a gay man left, and left again, at the altar | LGBT Movies, Theatre, FIlm & Music | Scoop.it
REVIEW: "Significant Other" by About Face and Theater Wit is Joshua Harmon's very funny comedy about a gay man with married friends, a great night-out play on Belmont Avenue. (3 stars)
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Arpa Film Festival Gives Platform to LGBT Voices in Armenian Filmmaking

Arpa Film Festival Gives Platform to LGBT Voices in Armenian Filmmaking | LGBT Movies, Theatre, FIlm & Music | Scoop.it
This past weekend’s Arpa International Film Festival was a momentous occasion for the arts and Armenia. It is probably not news to many how difficult it can be to be openly LGBT within our Armenian community.
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Richard Skipper Celebrates December with Special Guest Star Kathryn Crosby

Richard Skipper Celebrates December with Special Guest Star Kathryn Crosby | LGBT Movies, Theatre, FIlm & Music | Scoop.it

Join host Richard Skipper for a festive holiday show with special guests: Award-winning singer/songwriter Bobby Belfry; Ann Kittredge, a lifelong performing artist who has performed on Broadway, Off-Broadway and at major venues across the country; Sidney Myer, who Theater Pizzazz calls a “Nurturer, Evangelist, Iconoclastic Talent”; cabaret singer Deborah Stone; AND VERY SPECIAL GUEST STAR Kathryn Crosby!

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A welcome wave of prestige gay cinema could wash up on Oscars' shores

A welcome wave of prestige gay cinema could wash up on Oscars' shores | LGBT Movies, Theatre, FIlm & Music | Scoop.it
"Battle of the Sexes" and "Call Me by Your Name" launch a comeback for LGBTQ-themed films.
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LGBT characters on U.S. TV at record highs

LGBT characters on U.S. TV at record highs | LGBT Movies, Theatre, FIlm & Music | Scoop.it
The number of lesbian, gay and transgender characters on U.S. television shows have reached record highs, and campaign group GLAAD said on Thursday that their stories were more important than ever given moves in the United States to roll back LGBT acceptance.
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“Dream Boat” documentary may have you rethinking your next gay cruise

“Dream Boat” documentary may have you rethinking your next gay cruise | LGBT Movies, Theatre, FIlm & Music | Scoop.it
"Dream Boat" is a new documentary that follows a group of five men on an international gay cruise.
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This One's For The Girls

This One's For The Girls | LGBT Movies, Theatre, FIlm & Music | Scoop.it

THIS ONE'S FOR THE GIRLS From The Soundtrack Of Your Life "Powerful, funny and uplifting! A musical that both sexes can enjoy." -Talkin' Broadway

A high energy celebration of Women that’s certain to thrill men, women and everyone in between! This “engaging, compelling and funny” new musical (Miami Herald) looks at the role of women over the past 100+ years through 40 Top 40 hits. Featuring Top-40 songs like RESPECT, Stand by Your Man, Girls Just Wanna Have Fun, These Boots are Made for Walkin’, I Will Survive, Greatest Love of All...

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8 LGBT Filmmakers Who Are Having a Great Year

8 LGBT Filmmakers Who Are Having a Great Year | LGBT Movies, Theatre, FIlm & Music | Scoop.it
From up-and-comers making splashy debuts, to reliable favorites stepping up their game, these filmmakers are having a great year.
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You're Gonna Wanna Sit Down For This... HOT MESS - A Romantic Comedy That Goes Both Ways!

You're Gonna Wanna Sit Down For This... HOT MESS - A Romantic Comedy That Goes Both Ways! | LGBT Movies, Theatre, FIlm & Music | Scoop.it

You're Gonna Wanna Sit Down For This.. HOT MESS! A Romantic Comedy That Goes Both Ways  - Written by Dan Rothenberg & Colleen Crabtree  - Directed by Jonathan Silverstein

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Who are Jonathan Fernandez and Trent Crews? Meet LHHNY's first gay couple

Who are Jonathan Fernandez and Trent Crews? Meet LHHNY's first gay couple | LGBT Movies, Theatre, FIlm & Music | Scoop.it
Season 8 of Love & Hip Hop: New York sees the introduction of the show's first gay couple — Jonathan Fernandez and Trent Crews. Find out more about them!
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NewFest 2017 Filmmakers And Stars Reveal The LGBT Films That Inspire Them The Most

NewFest 2017 Filmmakers And Stars Reveal The LGBT Films That Inspire Them The Most | LGBT Movies, Theatre, FIlm & Music | Scoop.it
NewFest 2017 filmmakers and stars reveal their favorite LGBT film/themed film. Responders include Susanne Bartsch, Vincent Gagliostro, Lena Hall, and Trudie Styler.
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