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LGBT Dance Musician Joey Suarez Brings EDM to Mainstream

LGBT Dance Musician Joey Suarez Brings EDM to Mainstream | LGBT Movies, Theatre, FIlm & Music | Scoop.it

Energetic. Dynamic. Electrifying. These are just a few words to describe LGBT dance/pop musician Joey Suarez. A resident of San Antonio, Texas, Suarez spends most of his time juggling his multiple ventures which range from a brand new fashion line, Ravers Fantasy, to acting and of course his music.

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How a film about Carnival captures the struggles and triumphs of LGBT Trinidadians

How a film about Carnival captures the struggles and triumphs of LGBT Trinidadians | LGBT Movies, Theatre, FIlm & Music | Scoop.it
In Play the Devil, I saw aspects of my own inner conflict on the road to acceptance of my sexuality A report by Natasha Barsotti for Xtra.   With bittersweetness, I watched Play the Devil lay out familiar panels of my birth island’s social, cultural and physical landscape. Director Maria Govan’s nuanced 90-minute narrative provides a glimpse of…
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Cinema Diverse: The Palm Springs LGBTQ Film Festival Celebrates Ten Years; Opens with Armistead Maupin Documentary

Cinema Diverse: The Palm Springs LGBTQ Film Festival Celebrates Ten Years; Opens with Armistead Maupin Documentary | LGBT Movies, Theatre, FIlm & Music | Scoop.it
Maupin to Attend Opening Night Screening; Sign Copies of New Memoir Cinema Diverse: The Palm Springs LGBTQ Film Festival (Cinema Diverse), which is celebrating its tenth anniversary this year, will…
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Prejudice and Pride: The People’s History of LGBTQ Britain review – sad, joyous, sometimes both at once

Prejudice and Pride: The People’s History of LGBTQ Britain review – sad, joyous, sometimes both at once | LGBT Movies, Theatre, FIlm & Music | Scoop.it
Presented by Stephen K Amos and Susan Calman, this documentary told of the highs and lows in the long march for gay rights. Plus: 10 Puppies and Us
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Asian-American LGBT film BABY STEPS Schedules DVD and BluRay Release

Asian-American LGBT film BABY STEPS Schedules DVD and BluRay Release | LGBT Movies, Theatre, FIlm & Music | Scoop.it
This engaging Taiwanese-U.S. dramedy is an homage to Ang Lee's cross-cultural classic The Wedding Banquet, including an Asian-Caucasian gay couple, th
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Syrian-born gay man adds his perspective to SF Jewish Film Fest screening

Syrian-born gay man adds his perspective to SF Jewish Film Fest screening | LGBT Movies, Theatre, FIlm & Music | Scoop.it

Syrian-born Subhi Nahas knows he is lucky to be alive. A gay man, he understood that his life was in danger every moment in his homeland. Nahas, who now lives in San Francisco, joined the July 22 panel discussion that followed screenings of two films on the topic of refugees, past and present.

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God’s Own Country at PTown Film Fest

God’s Own Country at PTown Film Fest | LGBT Movies, Theatre, FIlm & Music | Scoop.it

I think I saw nine feature films plus some shorts at this year’s Provincetown International Film Festival in June—and an excellent bunch of movies it was. This is not a gay-themed festival, but—this being P’town—a healthy proportion (a third?) of the films on offer had an LGBT-theme. I saw four films in that genre…

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Silver screens turn a shade of pink in August for the 2017 Vancouver Queer Film Festival

Silver screens turn a shade of pink in August for the 2017 Vancouver Queer Film Festival | LGBT Movies, Theatre, FIlm & Music | Scoop.it
The 2017 Vancouver Queer Film Festival features a line-up of more than 50 films in the annual curated festival celebrating queer cinema.
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Radio Host Breaks Down Barriers with Comedy & Cocktails

Radio Host Breaks Down Barriers with Comedy & Cocktails | LGBT Movies, Theatre, FIlm & Music | Scoop.it

As well as being our Entertainment Area, the hilarious Alexander Rodriguez serves up weekly entertainment chat with big-name guests from classic to current Hollywood, reality TV, pop culture and music on his radio show meshing celebs from all walks of life to have a good time and a cocktail. His show breaks down the barriers …

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The film about New York, LGBT youth and queer ball culture

The film about New York, LGBT youth and queer ball culture | LGBT Movies, Theatre, FIlm & Music | Scoop.it
We talk to Sara Jordenö’s about her documentary ‘Kiki’, a story of struggle, survival and vogueing, told from the perspective of NYC’s ballroom community
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GAZE LGBT Film Festival announces 2017 programme, Aug 3-7

GAZE LGBT Film Festival announces 2017 programme, Aug 3-7 | LGBT Movies, Theatre, FIlm & Music | Scoop.it
The GAZE LGBT Film Festival has announced details of the 25th edition of the programme. Festival runs August 3rd - 7th at Light House Cinema.
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Stand up for LGBT Youth With #TheaterKidsUnite During This Tony Awards Weekend

Stand up for LGBT Youth With #TheaterKidsUnite During This Tony Awards Weekend | LGBT Movies, Theatre, FIlm & Music | Scoop.it
Hop onto your favorite social media platform and use the tag #TheaterKidsUnite to join the online conversation with some of your favorite celebrities.
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Equinox Debuts Short Film "LGBTQAlphabet: Six Letters Will Never Be Enough"

Equinox Debuts Short Film "LGBTQAlphabet: Six Letters Will Never Be Enough" | LGBT Movies, Theatre, FIlm & Music | Scoop.it

Equinox—the high performance lifestyle leader— today unveiled "LGBTQAlphabet: Six Letters Will Never Be Enough," a short film that expands the definition of "LGBTQA" into a full alphabet with 26 distinct opportunities to proudly communicate who you are and how you love. Conceived as a continuation of Equinox's "Commit to Something" narrative, the work further explores the theme of identity addressed in the 2017 advertising campaign and reflects the incredible diversity of the LGBTQA community.

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Come To Raindance For... LGBT Stories

Come To Raindance For... LGBT Stories | LGBT Movies, Theatre, FIlm & Music | Scoop.it

As a celebration of independent film, Raindance Film Festival aims to showcase the most groundbreaking and memorable stories out there. At our LGBT strand, we celebrate the work of filmmakers from around the world to examine the everyday life, complexity and diversity of the LGBT experience.

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9-day Kaleidoscope Festival offers movies, LGBT culture

9-day Kaleidoscope Festival offers movies, LGBT culture | LGBT Movies, Theatre, FIlm & Music | Scoop.it
The Kaleidoscope Film Festival in its third year has morphed and expanded into an LGBT arts and culture festival.
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FRONT BURNER: Film, dinner part of LGBT festival

FRONT BURNER: Film, dinner part of LGBT festival | LGBT Movies, Theatre, FIlm & Music | Scoop.it

This Sunday, South on Main will host Bacon & Brine X South on Main: Chef Pink and Local Cuisine as part of the Kaleidoscope LGBT Film Festival. The event will include a screening of Hungry, a documentary about women in the restaurant industry and also a farm-to-table dinner prepared by South on Main chef Matthew Bell and Bacon & Brine's chef Pink (Crystal DeLongpre).

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This 24-Hour Gay Porn Pop-Up Theater Harkens Back to Pre-VHS Los Angeles

This 24-Hour Gay Porn Pop-Up Theater Harkens Back to Pre-VHS Los Angeles | LGBT Movies, Theatre, FIlm & Music | Scoop.it
Beginning at midnight on Aug. 4, the NYC-based queer film collective Dirty Looks will host Sesión Continua, a "mixtape" of gay erotica an
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Black, gay and fearless: how Louis CK’s Check It subverts expectations

Black, gay and fearless: how Louis CK’s Check It subverts expectations | LGBT Movies, Theatre, FIlm & Music | Scoop.it
A documentary about a gay street gang is the natural successor to Paris is Burning and Tangerine
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Queer film festival addresses pressing issues of Korea’s LGBT community

Queer film festival addresses pressing issues of Korea’s LGBT community | LGBT Movies, Theatre, FIlm & Music | Scoop.it
On Thursday afternoon, the 17th Korea Queer Film Festival kicks off, the latest event in a monthlong program organized as part of the Korea Queer Culture Festival.Saturday’s gay pride parade proved a massive success, drawing a record 85,000 people to Seoul Plaza. The turnout apparently shows Korea becoming more understanding of the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender community, and the organizers hope to buil
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Gay author topic of former Salinan's documentary

Gay author topic of former Salinan's documentary | LGBT Movies, Theatre, FIlm & Music | Scoop.it
Bill Weber couldn't believe a documentary had never been made about the life of Armistead Maupin, so he decided to make one himself.The former Salinan, who works as a film and video editor and documentary director in San Francisco, already was well aware of Maupin's fame in the city by the bay. In 1974, Maupin began writing a newspaper serial called "Tales of the City," telling the stories of eccentric characters who bond while living at a San Francisco boarding house owned by a pot-smoking
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Competition: Win Tickets to BearCity 3 New York City Premiere & Gala

Competition: Win Tickets to BearCity 3 New York City Premiere & Gala | LGBT Movies, Theatre, FIlm & Music | Scoop.it

The final film in the Bear City Trilogy takes the gang ‘Bear Camping’ at the Woods Campground as they deal with new loves, old flames, and the joys of fatherhood. We’re giving away a pair of tickets so you can join the bears in New York City for the Premiere and Gala on Saturday July, …

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The LGBT artists making music where it’s dangerous to be gay

The LGBT artists making music where it’s dangerous to be gay | LGBT Movies, Theatre, FIlm & Music | Scoop.it
Rainbow Riots, an album of artists from Uganda, Jamaica and more, highlights the grass roots movements in areas rife with anti-LGBTQ rhetoric and violence
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'Evening Shadows' Trailer Raises Hopes of LGBT Community and Parents: Watch

'Evening Shadows' Trailer Raises Hopes of LGBT Community and Parents: Watch | LGBT Movies, Theatre, FIlm & Music | Scoop.it

The trailer of Sridhar Rangayan’s upcoming feature film “Evening Shadows” (Surmaee Shaam) which was released recently at the 8th KASHISH Mumbai International Queer Film Festival has gone viral with around

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TV's First Transgender Sitcom Comes to the Screen

TV's First Transgender Sitcom Comes to the Screen | LGBT Movies, Theatre, FIlm & Music | Scoop.it

The first transgender sitcom in the history of television, "The Switch: Work, Love, Mortal Danger" is coming to iTunes, Google Play, Revry, and Amazon this summer.

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Damn These Heels adds Sundance award winner to slate of its LGBT films

Damn These Heels adds Sundance award winner to slate of its LGBT films | LGBT Movies, Theatre, FIlm & Music | Scoop.it
Fourteen more films have been selected for the 14th annual Damn These Heels Film Festival, the largest LGBTQ film festival in the Intermountain West — set to run July 14-16 at the Rose Wagner Performin
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