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First Asian American Stand Up Series Comedy InvAsian to Stream Exclusively on Hulu August 1

First Asian American Stand Up Series Comedy InvAsian to Stream Exclusively on Hulu August 1 | LGBT Movies, Theatre, FIlm & Music | Scoop.it

Launch Party on July 20 at The Laugh Factory Los Angeles - Margin Films announced that the first season of the first Asian American stand up television series, Comedy InvAsian, produced by Koji Steven Sakai, Quentin Lee and Viva Pictures' Victor Elizalde, will stream on Hulu exclusively in North America on August 1, 2018.

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PBS’ ‘Man in an Orange Shirt’ movingly explores challenges, changes of gay life across the decades

Robert Lloyd reviews Patrick Gale's "Man in an Orange Shirt," in which two love stories, set decades apart, reflect the changes and ongoing challenges of same-sex relationships in 20th and 21st-century Britain.
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Celebrate Pride Month With a Look Back at LGBTQ TV History

New shows like Pose and Star Trek: Discovery are breaking new ground on the small screen
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A Teen Fumbles His Way Out Of The Closet In 'Alex Strangelove'

A Teen Fumbles His Way Out Of The Closet In 'Alex Strangelove' | LGBT Movies, Theatre, FIlm & Music | Scoop.it
While it's raunchier than Love, Simon - if less self-assured — writer-director Craig Johnson's film about a teen (Daniel Doheny) attempting to figure himself out is just as "deeply conventional."
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'Sense8' Finale Delivers a Queer Happily-Ever-After

'Sense8' Finale Delivers a Queer Happily-Ever-After | LGBT Movies, Theatre, FIlm & Music | Scoop.it
Resurrected for a single feature-length finale, Sense8 bids farewell to its fans with a ridiculous, self-indulgent, gloriously queer conclusion to the adventure.
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‘Armistead Maupin’s Tales of the City’ Lands Series Order at Netflix

‘Armistead Maupin’s Tales of the City’ Lands Series Order at Netflix | LGBT Movies, Theatre, FIlm & Music | Scoop.it
Netflix has ordered a new 10-episode installment of "Armistead Maupin's Tales of the City," Variety has learned.
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Here TV Incubator Launches “Work In Progress” Starring, Written and Directed by Tay Barrett

Here TV Incubator Launches “Work In Progress” Starring, Written and Directed by Tay Barrett | LGBT Movies, Theatre, FIlm & Music | Scoop.it

Here TV, America’s first and largest LGBTQ+ video channel, today announced the April 27th premiere of its Incubator co-production comedy “Work In Progress,” a new original series written, directed and starring Tay Barrett exclusively for Here TV. Tay Barrett is a multi-talented, 20-something, filmmaker, writer, actress, and LGBTQ+ activist. She first made her mark in TV when Here TV released her self-produced series “Tiny Nuts” on streaming service HULU.

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‘The Golden Girls’ and ‘Gilmore Girls’ Team to Develop Gay Senior Citizen Comedy ‘Silver Foxes’

‘The Golden Girls’ and ‘Gilmore Girls’ Team to Develop Gay Senior Citizen Comedy ‘Silver Foxes’ | LGBT Movies, Theatre, FIlm & Music | Scoop.it
Super Deluxe has commissioned the comedy from "Roseanne" and "Gilmore Girls" collaborators Stan Zimmerman and James Berg.
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Tinseltown's Queer! Vintage LGBT Television Comes Out of the Closet!

Tinseltown's Queer! Vintage LGBT Television Comes Out of the Closet! | LGBT Movies, Theatre, FIlm & Music | Scoop.it

“Tinseltown’s Queer”, produced and hosted by Nicholas Snow, aired on Los Angeles-area television for most of the 1990’s. With the launch of PromoHomo.TV in the Spring of 2016, he brought this episode literally out of the closet to share with his growing worldwide audience, the majority of whom were not even born with this particular …

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NBC’s Musical Theater Series Rise Rewrote a Closeted Gay Character As Straight

NBC’s Musical Theater Series Rise Rewrote a Closeted Gay Character As Straight | LGBT Movies, Theatre, FIlm & Music | Scoop.it
The show’s inspired by the book Drama High.
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Glee creator Ryan Murphy wants to create opportunities for trans actors with new drama

Glee creator Ryan Murphy wants to create opportunities for trans actors with new drama | LGBT Movies, Theatre, FIlm & Music | Scoop.it
Glee creator Ryan Murphy has said he wants to create opportunities for transgender actors with upcoming drama 'Pose'.
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Pop Culture Fix: Ryan Murphy’s New Show “Pose” Will Feature an Astonishing 50+ LGBT Characters

Pop Culture Fix: Ryan Murphy’s New Show “Pose” Will Feature an Astonishing 50+ LGBT Characters | LGBT Movies, Theatre, FIlm & Music | Scoop.it

Plus: Jodie Whittaker takes over the TARDIS, Mary and Mel and Sue reunited for Christmas, some Steven Universe ballet, the new Grace & Frankie trailer, and more!

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Disney Channel featuring first LGBT storyline

Disney Channel featuring first LGBT storyline | LGBT Movies, Theatre, FIlm & Music | Scoop.it
Disney Channel's "Andi Mack" will feature its first LGBT storyline by having one of the main characters, 13-year-old Cyrus Goodman, discover his sexuality in season two.
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On the New Season of 'Queer Eye,' Learning Goes Both Ways

On the New Season of 'Queer Eye,' Learning Goes Both Ways | LGBT Movies, Theatre, FIlm & Music | Scoop.it
Since the show's original Bravo incarnation, the conversation around gender and sexuality has evolved in fundamental ways—and in new episodes is refreshingly nuanced.
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Netflix’s ‘First Time I Saw Me’ Spotlights Transgender Celebrities

Netflix’s ‘First Time I Saw Me’ Spotlights Transgender Celebrities | LGBT Movies, Theatre, FIlm & Music | Scoop.it
Jamie Clayton and Elliot Fletcher are among the guests.
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The second episode of ‘Pose’ sheds light on transphobia in the gay community

The second episode of ‘Pose’ sheds light on transphobia in the gay community | LGBT Movies, Theatre, FIlm & Music | Scoop.it

Though 'Pose' is set in the 1980s, the second episode tackles something all too familiar in 2018.

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Alex Strangelove review – Netflix's gay teen sex comedy plays it too straight

Alex Strangelove review – Netflix's gay teen sex comedy plays it too straight | LGBT Movies, Theatre, FIlm & Music | Scoop.it
A well-meaning high school romp works best when it explores the complexities of sexuality but an old-school conservatism frustrates
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Iconic LGBTQ Athletes and Figures Explore the Ongoing Challenges Faced in Sports in AT&T AUDIENCE

Iconic LGBTQ Athletes and Figures Explore the Ongoing Challenges Faced in Sports in AT&T AUDIENCE | LGBT Movies, Theatre, FIlm & Music | Scoop.it

Coming off an official selection at AFI Docs Film Festival in Washington D.C., AT&T AUDIENCE Network unveiled its new, exclusive documentary, "Alone In The Game." It will make its premiere on Thursday, June 28 at 8 p.m. ET/PT.

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‘Wyatt Cenac’s Problem Areas’ on Police Brutality of Transgender Women

‘Wyatt Cenac’s Problem Areas’ on Police Brutality of Transgender Women | LGBT Movies, Theatre, FIlm & Music | Scoop.it
The comedian's new late-night series for HBO tackles social issues through the lens of policing, with his unique blend of humor and heart.
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Bo Burnham’s ‘Gay Kid and Fat Chick’ Moves Ahead at Paramount Players

Bo Burnham’s ‘Gay Kid and Fat Chick’ Moves Ahead at Paramount Players | LGBT Movies, Theatre, FIlm & Music | Scoop.it
Paramount Players is moving ahead with Bo Burnham's teen comedy-drama "Gay Kid and Fat Chick," hiring TV director Amy York Rubin to helm.
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'Roseanne'’s Darlene Conner and the Queer Characters Who Hide in Plain Sight

'Roseanne'’s Darlene Conner and the Queer Characters Who Hide in Plain Sight | LGBT Movies, Theatre, FIlm & Music | Scoop.it

Sara Gilbert's Darlene wasn't gay, but she became an icon to the LGBTQ community.


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Sean Hayes on Will & Grace's Impact in the LGBT Community, His 'Quiet Life' Now

Sean Hayes on Will & Grace's Impact in the LGBT Community, His 'Quiet Life' Now | LGBT Movies, Theatre, FIlm & Music | Scoop.it

How Sean Hayes Overcame His Mom Telling Him to 'See a Therapist' After He Came Out

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Alan Cumming on Being Broadcast's First Leading Gay Character on CBS' 'Instinct'

Alan Cumming on Being Broadcast's First Leading Gay Character on CBS' 'Instinct' | LGBT Movies, Theatre, FIlm & Music | Scoop.it
Premiering in March, the drama is based on the James Patterson book in which the central character is gay and married.
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Ellen Page marries New York dance teacher Emma Portner

Ellen Page marries New York dance teacher Emma Portner | LGBT Movies, Theatre, FIlm & Music | Scoop.it
Ellen Page and Emma Portner showed off their wedding rings on social media.
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Netflix Reveals the New Queer Eye Fab Five

Netflix Reveals the New Queer Eye Fab Five | LGBT Movies, Theatre, FIlm & Music | Scoop.it

After announcing a revival of Bravo’s beloved makeover series Queer Eye (originally with the suffix for the Straight Guy), Netflix revealed today the the series’ new Fab Five. The new cast members are Bobby Berk, focusing on design; Karamo Brown, whose focus is on culture; Antoni Porowski, specializing in food and wine; Jonathan Van Ness, focusing on the all-important grooming; and Tan France, who will make sure subjects are dressed to the nines with his specialization in fashion. Netflix announced that the eight-episode series will debut in February, will be set in and around Atlanta, Georgia — rather than the original show’s setting of New York. “Our new Fab Five will forge relationships with men and women from a wide array of backgrounds and beliefs often contrary to their own, touching on everything from LGBTQ rights and social commentary to how to make the best farm-to-table guacamole and more!” America will be made fabulous again, one artisanal guacamole at a time.


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