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Frameline, Inside Out, NewFest, and Outfest Join Forces

Frameline, Inside Out, NewFest, and Outfest Join Forces | LGBT Movies, Theatre, FIlm & Music | Scoop.it

Several major North American LGBTQ film festivals are forming an alliance so that they can continue to highlight the works of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer filmmakers during the co…

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Book review of The Deviant's War: The Homosexual vs. the United States of America by Eric Cervini

Frank Kameny spent a lifetime changing American attitudes, Eric Cervini writes.

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CSUF News Center - Titan Filmmaker Expands the Boundaries of Queer Storytelling in Dream Job

CSUF News Center - Titan Filmmaker Expands the Boundaries of Queer Storytelling in Dream Job | LGBT Movies, Theatre, FIlm & Music | Scoop.it

Alumnus Damien S. Navarro shares his unconventional journey from aspiring film student to his current role as Executive Director of Outfest, a media and entertainment nonprofit that supports, develops and empowers LGBTQIA+ artists.

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The story of queer country music – and its message of hope

The story of queer country music – and its message of hope | LGBT Movies, Theatre, FIlm & Music | Scoop.it

As LGBTQ+ country artists like Orville Peck and Lil Nas X blaze a trail, Addison Nugent looks at the surprising and little-known tradition of queer country music that preceded them.

Jackson Szasz's curator insight, June 21, 11:13 PM
This article from bbc radio speaks on the musician Lil Naz X and his outward expansion it to territory uncharted and how it makes the way for others to do so no matter their sexuality. I believe this is a message not wide speared enough and to have it spread by BBC Radio is fantastic.
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Beyoncé has empowering message for LGBTQ grads: 'Your queerness is beautiful'

Beyoncé has empowering message for LGBTQ grads: 'Your queerness is beautiful' | LGBT Movies, Theatre, FIlm & Music | Scoop.it

As part of the Obamas' "Dear Class of 2020" livestream, the pop star delivered an uplifting message to grads: "Never stop being yourself."

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'Cheer' Star Jerry Harris on Becoming a Gay Icon: 'I Want to Be Someone That’s Fearless'

'Cheer' Star Jerry Harris on Becoming a Gay Icon: 'I Want to Be Someone That’s Fearless' | LGBT Movies, Theatre, FIlm & Music | Scoop.it

Jerry Harris, the fan favorite of Netflix’s “Cheer,” can’t help thinking that his late mom is watching over him as he has become one of this year’s most beloved pop culture phenomenons. “I feel like she’s very, very happy and excited for everything that’s been going on, and she’s really loving it,” Harris, whose mother

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It's No Drag: The Past, Present, and Possibilities of Ballroom at ATX Television: Leiomy Maldonado and Dashaun Wesley from FX's Pose and HBO Max's Legendary are finally taking the spotlight

It's No Drag: The Past, Present, and Possibilities of Ballroom at ATX Television: Leiomy Maldonado and Dashaun Wesley from FX's Pose and HBO Max's Legendary are finally taking the spotlight | LGBT Movies, Theatre, FIlm & Music | Scoop.it

Leiomy Maldonado and Dashaun Wesley from FX's Pose and HBO Max's Legendary are finally taking the spotlight

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Howard Cruse’s Queer Classic ‘Stuck Rubber Baby’ Marks 25 Years

Howard Cruse’s Queer Classic ‘Stuck Rubber Baby’ Marks 25 Years | LGBT Movies, Theatre, FIlm & Music | Scoop.it

Pioneering gay cartoonist Howard Cruse died last November while working on a new edition of his acclaimed queer/civil rights graphic novel 'Stuck Rubber Baby'. The book will be published by First Second Books in July in celebration of the book’s 25th anniversary.

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LGBTQ+ Streamer Revry Launches on Samsung TV Plus, Roku

LGBTQ+ Streamer Revry Launches on Samsung TV Plus, Roku | LGBT Movies, Theatre, FIlm & Music | Scoop.it

The niche service aimed at the queer community joins Samsung's free smart TV platform and the Roku Channel in time for Pride season.

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Ask Brian: What are the best ways to handle anxiety?

Ask Brian: What are the best ways to handle anxiety? | LGBT Movies, Theatre, FIlm & Music | Scoop.it

"The Gay Kid from 'School of Rock' is now a Hot Singer and Life Coach" - Brian Falduto is best known for his role in the 2003 film School of Rock. In June 2018, PrideLife Magazine named Brian one of "the 20 most influential, outspoken, and optimistic individuals on the planet," because of his work as a gay country music artist, an LGBT advocate, and an ICF certified professional life coach.

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This Non-Binary Comedian Is Finding Humanity in the Pandemic

This Non-Binary Comedian Is Finding Humanity in the Pandemic | LGBT Movies, Theatre, FIlm & Music | Scoop.it

Jes Tom is part of a new cadre of non-white queer comedians who are bringing a different perspective to the stage.

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Online Festival ‘We Are One’ Sets More Than 100 Films to Screen Free on YouTube

Online Festival ‘We Are One’ Sets More Than 100 Films to Screen Free on YouTube | LGBT Movies, Theatre, FIlm & Music | Scoop.it

The festival is a collaboration between 21 different international film festivals, including Tribeca, Cannes, Berlin, Toronto, Sundance, Venice, London and New York

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All-Star Live Stream Benefit Reading of Del Shores’ Play SORDID LIVES

All-Star Live Stream Benefit Reading of Del Shores’ Play SORDID LIVES | LGBT Movies, Theatre, FIlm & Music | Scoop.it

The Del Shores Foundation presents a one-night-only benefit reading of the original SORDID LIVES play by Del Shores for a #SordidLiveStream. The reading will be live streamed on YouTube and Facebook on Sunday, May 31 at 5pm Pacific/8pm Eastern, hosted and produced by Emerson Collins and Del Shores.

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‘The Q Agenda’ Returns to LATV Networks for Pride 2020

‘The Q Agenda’ Returns to LATV Networks for Pride 2020 | LGBT Movies, Theatre, FIlm & Music | Scoop.it

LATV Networks will premiere season 3 of weekly Latinx LGBTQ+ talk show ‘The Q Agenda’ Thursday, June 4, at 8:30 p.m. ET/9 p.m. PT, making Pride month that much more festive come quarantine or high water

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Pride in Your Art: A Look at LGBTQ+ Representation in Media (Part 2)

Pride in Your Art: A Look at LGBTQ+ Representation in Media (Part 2) | LGBT Movies, Theatre, FIlm & Music | Scoop.it

In March of 1970, one year after the Stonewall Riots, director William Friedkin released a movie called The Boys in the Band. The movie, based on the play of the same name originally written by Mart Crowley, was seen as a landmark is ga

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Canada’s OUTtv Picks Up ‘They Them Us’ from New Indie Donut Films

Canada’s OUTtv Picks Up ‘They Them Us’ from New Indie Donut Films | LGBT Movies, Theatre, FIlm & Music | Scoop.it

Scriptwriter and journalist Jane Marlow and producer Virginia Orr have launched Donut Films, with the company’s first project, “They Them Us,” being picked up by Canadian LGBTQ+ television network …

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HBO’s ‘Legendary’ serves up loud, proud ballroom culture

HBO’s ‘Legendary’ serves up loud, proud ballroom culture | LGBT Movies, Theatre, FIlm & Music | Scoop.it

The series lifts the veil off the underground world of ballroom culture, in which historically black and Latino LGBT youths compete in elaborate performances on a runway.

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PBS to air gay-rights special for Pride Month

PBS to air gay-rights special for Pride Month | LGBT Movies, Theatre, FIlm & Music | Scoop.it

In the documentary, Dyllon Burnside (“Pose”) travels through his native South, viewing changed attitudes toward gays. Some early segments are fairly forgettable; then he meets Kennedy.

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Groundbreaking Book Details When Mafia Controlled Gay Bars

Groundbreaking Book Details When Mafia Controlled Gay Bars | LGBT Movies, Theatre, FIlm & Music | Scoop.it

In celebrating LGBTQ Pride this June when so much of the world has embraced equality it's difficult to imagine that illicit bars run by the Mafia once were one of the few gathering places for gays and lesbians.

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Queer Theater Trailblazers Larry Kramer, Terrence McNally, Mart Crowley

Queer Theater Trailblazers Larry Kramer, Terrence McNally, Mart Crowley | LGBT Movies, Theatre, FIlm & Music | Scoop.it

Mart Crowley and Larry Kramer were born eight weeks apart in 1935. Terrence McNally, fashionably late, was born three years later. All three redefined American theater and ushered in the first wave…

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In ‘Exciting Times,’ Echoes of Sally Rooney, but With a Queer Twist

In ‘Exciting Times,’ Echoes of Sally Rooney, but With a Queer Twist | LGBT Movies, Theatre, FIlm & Music | Scoop.it

Naoise Dolan’s debut follows a young Irishwoman as she becomes involved in the lives of Hong Kong’s upper crust.

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Out Filmmaker Fiona Mackenzie Releases Modern Romantic Comedy “Tell Me I Love You”

Out Filmmaker Fiona Mackenzie Releases Modern Romantic Comedy “Tell Me I Love You” | LGBT Movies, Theatre, FIlm & Music | Scoop.it

Modern Romantic Comedy “TELL ME I LOVE YOU” tells the story of 3 Malibu best friends, roommates and bandmates discovering their dreams and discovering love with a crazy plot to make some cash on the way, set to release on VOD and DVD June 2nd with special virtual screening event Q&As, courtesy of Vision Films.

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Suk Suk film review: award-winning Hong Kong gay romance follows the twilight affair of two closeted family men

Suk Suk film review: award-winning Hong Kong gay romance follows the twilight affair of two closeted family men | LGBT Movies, Theatre, FIlm & Music | Scoop.it

Suk Suk film review: award-winning Hong Kong gay romance follows the twilight affair of two closeted family men

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Finding Love—And Feeling Worthy Of It—In 'Felix Ever After'

Finding Love—And Feeling Worthy Of It—In 'Felix Ever After' | LGBT Movies, Theatre, FIlm & Music | Scoop.it

Kacen Callender's new young adult novel centers on a queer, trans teen and a quest that takes him on an emotional roller coaster.

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New Documentary Celebrates 1 Year Anniversary Of Same-Sex Marriage In Taiwan

New Documentary Celebrates 1 Year Anniversary Of Same-Sex Marriage In Taiwan | LGBT Movies, Theatre, FIlm & Music | Scoop.it

In the anniversary of same-sex marriage in Taiwan, three couples show us the importance of keep fighting in the documentary “Taiwan Equals Love” 

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