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Gay Bookstores Around the World

Gay Bookstores Around the World | LGBT Movies, Theatre, FIlm & Music | Scoop.it
For LGBTQ travelers, these bookstores are gems for connecting with local queer history, current things to do, and regional writers and artists.
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Why 2017 was a game-changing year for LGBT cinema

Why 2017 was a game-changing year for LGBT cinema | LGBT Movies, Theatre, FIlm & Music | Scoop.it

While a few high-profile films have broken the mould of the type-cast or side-lined LGBT character in recent decades, such as Ang Lee’s 2005 Brokeback Mountain or Todd Haynes’s 2015 Carol, equality of LGBT representation in cinema still seems some way off: a US study on the top 100 films of 2016 showed only 1.1 per cent of speaking characters were gay, lesbian or bisexual, no speaking character was identified as transgender, and only one film featured a gay protagonist. That film was Moonlight.

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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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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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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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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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‘Hesus’ wins in Seattle LGBT fest

‘Hesus’ wins in Seattle LGBT fest | LGBT Movies, Theatre, FIlm & Music | Scoop.it
Victor Kaiba Villanueva’s “Patay na si Hesus” won best narrative feature/honorable mention at the recent Twist: Seattle Queer Film Festival.
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Binge-Worthy: Newcomers and Old Favorites Feature LGBT Characters and Queer Points of View

Binge-Worthy: Newcomers and Old Favorites Feature LGBT Characters and Queer Points of View | LGBT Movies, Theatre, FIlm & Music | Scoop.it
With the wild popularity of shows like RuPaul’s Drag Race and Orange Is the New Black, plus the inclusion of gay, trans and non-binar
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French Aids drama BPM shows Hollywood how to capture gay history

French Aids drama BPM shows Hollywood how to capture gay history | LGBT Movies, Theatre, FIlm & Music | Scoop.it
The Oscar-buzzed film is refreshingly queer, filled with an authenticity that sanitised disappointments such as Dallas Buyers Club and Stonewall still fail to include
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LI’s Gay & Lesbian Film Festival lineup

LI’s Gay & Lesbian Film Festival lineup | LGBT Movies, Theatre, FIlm & Music | Scoop.it
Cinema Arts Centre in Huntington once again hosts the Long Island Gay & Lesbian Film Festival which runs this Friday through Sunday.
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Issa Rae Is Ready To Tackle LGBT Issues On 'Insecure'

Issa Rae Is Ready To Tackle LGBT Issues On 'Insecure' | LGBT Movies, Theatre, FIlm & Music | Scoop.it

Issa Rae's Insecure just finished its second season, but for its third, the showrunner is ready to tackle LGBT issues. In an interview with BET, Rae discussed season one's relationship between Molly and Jared, the rent-a-car salesmen who admitted to Molly that he'd once received oral sex from a man. The revelation sparked conversation among fans about bisexuality and sexual fluidity.

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Films - from silly to serious - show LGBT diversity

Films - from silly to serious - show LGBT diversity | LGBT Movies, Theatre, FIlm & Music | Scoop.it
The fourth annual OUT at the Movies Int’l LGBT Film Fest will screen 18 films, present 18 filmmakers, actors or documentary subjects and hold eight parties in venues throughout Winston-Salem
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First love, gay love, take center stage in 'Call Me By Your Name'

First love, gay love, take center stage in 'Call Me By Your Name' | LGBT Movies, Theatre, FIlm & Music | Scoop.it
"Call Me By Your Name" became a landmark for gay romantic fiction when it was first published in 2007, but the makers of a new movie version say it will appeal to anyone who enjoys a good love story.
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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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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 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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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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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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Queen Of The Underdogs: 5 Reasons Pink Is an Underappreciated Gay Icon

Queen Of The Underdogs: 5 Reasons Pink Is an Underappreciated Gay Icon | LGBT Movies, Theatre, FIlm & Music | Scoop.it
The androgynous star has been a longtime advocate for LGBTQ rights.
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11 Incredible LGBT Travel Movies

11 Incredible LGBT Travel Movies | LGBT Movies, Theatre, FIlm & Music | Scoop.it
Our resident LGBT travel columnist Adam Groffman shares his favorite LGBT travel movies to get you inspired for your next adventure!
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This Netflix doc tells the most vital LGBT story of all time

This Netflix doc tells the most vital LGBT story of all time | LGBT Movies, Theatre, FIlm & Music | Scoop.it
We talk to the director of ‘The Death And Life Of Marsha P. Johnson’, a film about the radical queer activist once photographed by Warhol
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Revry wants to be the Netflix of the LGBTQ world

Revry wants to be the Netflix of the LGBTQ world | LGBT Movies, Theatre, FIlm & Music | Scoop.it
With a mission to distribute content for queer audiences, by queer audiences, all over the world, Revery has big plans.
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