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Joyous Dark-Eyed Heavy Animal

Joyous Dark-Eyed Heavy Animal | LGBT Movies, Theatre, FIlm & Music | Scoop.it

In the photo of my parents she stands against pure blackness on the right half while he slumps, a dark smudge scrawled against white cinderblock on the left. She had been sentenced to die by lethal injection for her part in the killings, in the plot. He was dying with her, dying from his hurt and his confusion.

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Berlin: Gay Emancipation Docudrama 'The Circle' Wins Teddy Award

Berlin: Gay Emancipation Docudrama 'The Circle' Wins Teddy Award | LGBT Movies, Theatre, FIlm & Music | Scoop.it
Stefan Haupt's docudrama The Circle, about the origins of Switzerland's – and Europe's – first gay rights organization in the 1950s, has won the Teddy Award for best documentary highlighting LGBT issues at this year's Berlin International Film...

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'Unfriend,' Gay Filipino Film, Highlights Social Media Dangers

'Unfriend,' Gay Filipino Film, Highlights Social Media Dangers | LGBT Movies, Theatre, FIlm & Music | Scoop.it

A gay 15-year-old's heartbreak and obsession with the social media make for a gripping tale of how the Internet can drive fragile minds into a...

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Ellen DeGeneres to produce lesbian sitcom

Ellen DeGeneres to produce lesbian sitcom | LGBT Movies, Theatre, FIlm & Music | Scoop.it
Ellen DeGeneres will co-produce a lesbian-themed multi-cam comedy for NBC, called One Big Happy. The plot centres around a woman who gets pregnant just as her straight male best friend meets and marries the love of ...
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TV's First Post-DOMA Family Show: A Conversation With the Creators of The Fosters

TV's First Post-DOMA Family Show: A Conversation With the Creators of The Fosters | LGBT Movies, Theatre, FIlm & Music | Scoop.it

The Fosters (ABC Family, Mondays at 9 p.m.) focuses on the lives of lesbian couple Stef Foster and Lena Adams (Teri Polo and Sherri Saum) and their five biological, adopted, and foster kids. With plot lines that ricochet from teen romance to the ways that work and parental responsibilities affect relationships, the show has also addressed issues like familial homophobia, the challenges faced by boys who don’t conform to gender stereotypes, and romantic attraction between foster siblings.

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Robert De Niro honors his gay father with new documentary

Robert De Niro honors his gay father with new documentary | LGBT Movies, Theatre, FIlm & Music | Scoop.it
The new HBO documentary that premiered at Sundance Film Festival reveals that the reason why the legendary actor’s father left his mother was because he realized that he was gay.
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LGBT Media Needs Some Mainstream Love

LGBT Media Needs Some Mainstream Love | LGBT Movies, Theatre, FIlm & Music | Scoop.it
There is a very little-explored genre of Netflix Instant that most people not dare scroll through unless it is actively sought: the Gay and Lesbian section. When sitting down to choose a movie with...
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Gay and Lesbian Entertainment Critics Name '12 Years a Slave' Best Film

Gay and Lesbian Entertainment Critics Name '12 Years a Slave' Best Film | LGBT Movies, Theatre, FIlm & Music | Scoop.it
The Gay and Lesbian Entertainment Critics Association (GALECA) has named Steve McQueen's 12 Years a Slave as best film of the year.
The group, which comprises 80 entertainment journalists in the U.S.
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8 Lesbian-Approved Movies Not to Miss at Sundance 2014

8 Lesbian-Approved Movies Not to Miss at Sundance 2014 | LGBT Movies, Theatre, FIlm & Music | Scoop.it
Whether you're lucky enough to be headed to Sundance right now, or if you're just trying to keep up with the next best queer films, here's a quick run-down of what not to miss!

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Hollywood Homage for Brisbane Queer Film Festival 2014

Hollywood Homage for Brisbane Queer Film Festival 2014 | LGBT Movies, Theatre, FIlm & Music | Scoop.it

QP has been given a sneak peek at one of three campaign images shot in homage to Hollywood screen moments and designed to promote this year’s Brisbane Queer Film Festival (March 28 – April 5).

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Stonewall to promote Vice Media's 'Young and Gay in Putin's Russia'

Stonewall to promote Vice Media's 'Young and Gay in Putin's Russia' | LGBT Movies, Theatre, FIlm & Music | Scoop.it

Stonewall, the charity that campaigns for lesbian, gay and bisexual equality, has signed a deal to support Vice Media's 'Young and Gay in Putin's Russia' documentary, which launches today (13 January).

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Check Out thsi revealing Documentary of being "Young & Gay in Putin's Russia" launched recently.

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Searching for Philomena's Real Son - New York Times

Searching for Philomena's Real Son - New York Times | LGBT Movies, Theatre, FIlm & Music | Scoop.it

In the early-to-mid 1980s, if you were a gay man in Washington working in politics, chances are you ended up on L Street near Capitol Hill, at a bar called Lost & Found.

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Jennifer Saunders Confirms ‘Absolutely Fabulous’ Movie is in the Works Dahling!

Jennifer Saunders Confirms ‘Absolutely Fabulous’ Movie is in the Works Dahling! | LGBT Movies, Theatre, FIlm & Music | Scoop.it

Sweetie, Dahling! Grab a pack of smokes and a good bottle of Bollinger and get ready for a movie version of the hit British comedy  Absolutely Fabulous.

notstraight's curator insight, January 7, 2014 5:34 PM

Sweetie, Dahling! an Absolutely Fabulous movie would be marvelous!!

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The Way He Looks scoops Berlin LGBT film award

The Way He Looks scoops Berlin LGBT film award | LGBT Movies, Theatre, FIlm & Music | Scoop.it

Hoje eu quero voltar sozinho (The Way He Looks) has scooped the best feature film prize at the Teddys, the awards for the best LGBT films at the Berlin Film Festival.


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Nick Zano to Co-Star in NBC's Lesbian Comedy

Nick Zano to Co-Star in NBC's Lesbian Comedy | LGBT Movies, Theatre, FIlm & Music | Scoop.it

Television and executive producer Ellen DeGeneres, One Big Happy centers on Lizzy, a lesbian who gets pregnant just as her straight male best friend (Zano) meets and...

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GLAAD Media Award Nominees Announced

GLAAD Media Award Nominees Announced | LGBT Movies, Theatre, FIlm & Music | Scoop.it
The GLAAD Media Awards ceremonies will be held in Los Angeles on April 12 at The Beverly Hilton and in New York on May 3 at the Waldorf Astoria New York. The awards honor "media for outstanding images of the LGBT ...
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10 Great LGBT Films From This Year's Sundance Film Festival

10 Great LGBT Films From This Year's Sundance Film Festival | LGBT Movies, Theatre, FIlm & Music | Scoop.it

Making a list of 10 truly great LGBT films even at LGBT-specific film festivals is sometimes trying, let alone at a generalized festival playing films of all sorts.

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New Interview: In Front Of & Behind the Scenes in Hollywood

New Interview:  In Front Of & Behind the Scenes in Hollywood | LGBT Movies, Theatre, FIlm & Music | Scoop.it
In any business there are people who serve as the face of the business and there are people who make things happen behind the scenes.  Lucky Romero works as both, assuming a wide range of responsibilities for his clients in the entertainment...
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Andrew Sullivan’s Offensive ‘Looking’ Review and the Problem With Fighting Over “Real” Depictions of Gay Men

Andrew Sullivan’s Offensive ‘Looking’ Review and the Problem With Fighting Over “Real” Depictions of Gay Men | LGBT Movies, Theatre, FIlm & Music | Scoop.it

Part of me is glad that HBO’s Looking, which premiered to low numbers on Sunday night, has inspired this week’s raft of thoughtful criticism. As with any other series depicting an underrepresented, marginalized community (in this case, urban gay men, who also happen to be the most represented individuals in the gay community), expectations are high.

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China tightens regulations for online films

China tightens regulations for online films | LGBT Movies, Theatre, FIlm & Music | Scoop.it

Wei Jiangang, who makes microfilms with homosexual themes, said the industry depicts a multitude of topics and the government considers some — such as sex and lesbian, gay, bisexual and...

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Our Predictions For RuPaul's Drag Race Season 6

Our Predictions For RuPaul's Drag Race Season 6 | LGBT Movies, Theatre, FIlm & Music | Scoop.it
Let it be known, Ru was not fucking around when she picked these season 6 girls. Not only are most of them popular with a built in audience, but each and every one of them are in it to win it.
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Why HBO's "Looking" Is The Honest Gay Series We've Been Waiting For

Why HBO's "Looking" Is The Honest Gay Series We've Been Waiting For | LGBT Movies, Theatre, FIlm & Music | Scoop.it

It’s so much more than the “gay Girls.” In depicting the subtleties and reality of day-to-day life for three gay men in San Francisco, Looking is a major step forward for LGBT representation.


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Pupa - Short Film

Pupa - Short Film | LGBT Movies, Theatre, FIlm & Music | Scoop.it
Upcoming graduation short drama that follows a man-to-woman transgender as she seeks revenge on those that have wronged her.
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Producer ‘thrilled’ to feature openly gay lead actors in HBO film about AIDS crisis

Producer ‘thrilled’ to feature openly gay lead actors in HBO film about AIDS crisis | LGBT Movies, Theatre, FIlm & Music | Scoop.it
The producer of a series about the AIDS crisis in the US has said it is "sort of thrilling" to feature gay leading men in the show. (The Normal Heart finally coming to our screens.

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Berlin Festival to premier Brazilian director Daniel Ribeiro’s debut gay feature movie

Berlin Festival to premier Brazilian director Daniel Ribeiro’s debut gay feature movie | LGBT Movies, Theatre, FIlm & Music | Scoop.it
The Way He Looks will show the relationships of a blind boy with his best friend Giovana and new neighbor Gabriel (Berlin Festival to premier Brazilian director #DanielRibeiro’s debut #gay feature movie http://t.co/pvrD8m3YVE)...

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