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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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Sofia Coppola to Adapt Gay-Themed Memoir 'Fairyland'

Sofia Coppola to Adapt Gay-Themed Memoir 'Fairyland' | LGBT Movies, Theatre, FIlm & Music | Scoop.it
Fairyland is a coming-of-age story set against the backdrop of San Francisco's cultural scene in the 1970s and '80s, both before and after the AIDS epidemic. Abbott's father, the poet and gay activist Steve Abbott, would later ...
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'Queens And Cowboys,' Matt Livadary Film, Explores International Gay Rodeo Association

'Queens And Cowboys,' Matt Livadary Film, Explores International Gay Rodeo Association | LGBT Movies, Theatre, FIlm & Music | Scoop.it

An unsung aspect of the larger lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) community, the International Gay Rodeo Association is a staple within understandings of both the old and new west. Among other things, the organization seeks to "promote, in a positive way, the LGBTQ country western lifestyle" and support "amateur sportsmanship through participation, competition and recognition."

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Gay Muslim Movie 'Naaz + Malik' Explodes Stereotypes

Gay Muslim Movie 'Naaz + Malik' Explodes Stereotypes | LGBT Movies, Theatre, FIlm & Music | Scoop.it
An independent feature film borne out of director Jay Dockendorf's reaction to hearing about the FBI's program of secret spying in mosques in Brooklyn, "Naz + Maalik" explores the world of two closeted Muslim teens who have their Friday afternoon...

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LOS NUTCRACKERS: A CHRISTMAS CARAJO to Open 12/6 at The New BAAD in the Bronx

LOS NUTCRACKERS: A CHRISTMAS CARAJO to Open 12/6 at The New BAAD in the Bronx | LGBT Movies, Theatre, FIlm & Music | Scoop.it

They travel to the first time they met back in 1986 at a white party at the Palladium dancing to Lisa Lisa and Cult Jam to a catastrophic trip to City Center...

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“Queer As Folk” Creator Returns With Two New Gay-Themed Dramas

“Queer As Folk” Creator Returns With Two New Gay-Themed Dramas | LGBT Movies, Theatre, FIlm & Music | Scoop.it

The two shows, which will both air on Britain's Channel 4, will take a look at gay life through different generational lenses.

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Short film to break down Asian stereotype

Short film to break down Asian stereotype | LGBT Movies, Theatre, FIlm & Music | Scoop.it

A short film that is currently been considered for the 2014 Mardi Gras Film Festival will take a cheeky look at the social stereotype that all gay Asian men are submissive, feminine, and passive.

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'Different From the Others,' a 1919 Film on Homosexuality - New York Times

'Different From the Others,' a 1919 Film on Homosexuality - New York Times | LGBT Movies, Theatre, FIlm & Music | Scoop.it

The following year, censors banned “Different From the Others” throughout Germany, claiming that the film could endanger public safety or turn impressionable...

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'Out In The Lineup,' Gay Surfer Documentary, Launches Kickstarter Campaign

'Out In The Lineup,' Gay Surfer Documentary, Launches Kickstarter Campaign | LGBT Movies, Theatre, FIlm & Music | Scoop.it

Gay surfers are considered the community's unicorns -- a bit of an urban legend. But a new documentary is aiming to shed light on these sun-kissed denizens of the coast.

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Cult British Film Launches Kickstarter Campaign

Cult British Film Launches Kickstarter Campaign | LGBT Movies, Theatre, FIlm & Music | Scoop.it
DRESSED AS A GIRL
High Hopes, High Heels, High Drama
The extraordinary true story of seven legendary alternative drag performance artists from East London as they take on the world.
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Outburst Queer Arts Festival - 15th - 23th November

Outburst Queer Arts Festival - 15th - 23th November | LGBT Movies, Theatre, FIlm & Music | Scoop.it
Outburst Arts Festival 2013: Homo is where the arts at! (We're very excited that the @OutburstArts Queer Arts Festival starts in Belfast this week.
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Reeling 31: The Chicago Lesbian & Gay International Film Festival opens Thursday

Reeling 31: The Chicago Lesbian & Gay International Film Festival opens Thursday | LGBT Movies, Theatre, FIlm & Music | Scoop.it
Reeling, the second oldest LGBT film festival in the world, returns Thursday after being placed on hiatus last year by Chicago Filmmakers, the not-for-profit organization that produces the event.
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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.

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

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Gay icon Bette Midler to play Mae West in new film written by Harvey Fierstein

Gay icon Bette Midler to play Mae West in new film written by Harvey Fierstein | LGBT Movies, Theatre, FIlm & Music | Scoop.it

Bette Midler, who came to fame performing in a gay bath house in Manhattan, has decided on her next movie role and it's a doozy: Mae West.

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The Herald Magazine cover story: Daniel Radcliffe

The Herald Magazine cover story: Daniel Radcliffe | LGBT Movies, Theatre, FIlm & Music | Scoop.it

After making his Broadway debut in the musical How To Succeed In Business in 2011, this year in London's West End he played a good-natured Irish orphan with dreams of...

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Review: The Gay Heritage Project | Daily Xtra

Review: The Gay Heritage Project | Daily Xtra | LGBT Movies, Theatre, FIlm & Music | Scoop.it
New play at Buddies strikes a perfect balance between reverence and silliness (The #GayHeritageProject at @yyzbuddies. Amazing dose of fab politics, identity, history and community!
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Todd Haynes talks about filmmaking and queer identity issues

Todd Haynes talks about filmmaking and queer identity issues | LGBT Movies, Theatre, FIlm & Music | Scoop.it

"It sort of formed an identity for myself as a feature filmmaker because what was happening at the same time as this New Queer Cinema, that was branded by a...

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Indie Filmmaker Tackles Award-Winning LGBT Book with Film "He Is Gone"

Indie Filmmaker Tackles Award-Winning LGBT Book with Film "He Is Gone" | LGBT Movies, Theatre, FIlm & Music | Scoop.it

ASD Media has expanded to include film as well as publishing indie titles and starts with the LGBT psychological drama film "He Is Gone."


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Gay Students Find Support in 'Geography Club' - New York Times

Gay Students Find Support in 'Geography Club' - New York Times | LGBT Movies, Theatre, FIlm & Music | Scoop.it

It's been 10 years since the publication of Brent Hartinger's teenage novel “Geography Club,” and the new film adaptation of the book mostly serves to underscore just how...

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'Sherlock has changed my whole career': Andrew Scott interview

'Sherlock has changed my whole career': Andrew Scott interview | LGBT Movies, Theatre, FIlm & Music | Scoop.it

Scott is low-key on the subject of his sexuality. “Mercifully, these days people don't see being gay as a character flaw.

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'Orange is New Black' drug case still open in Chicago federal court

'Orange is New Black' drug case still open in Chicago federal court | LGBT Movies, Theatre, FIlm & Music | Scoop.it
'Orange is New Black' drug case still open in Chicago federal court Chicago Tribune With a mix of comedy and drama, and packed with tales of lesbian sex and inmates abused by guards, the edgy, fictionalized version of Kerman's life in prison has...
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Maulik Pancholy, '30 Rock' Actor, Comes Out As Gay - Huffington Post

Maulik Pancholy, '30 Rock' Actor, Comes Out As Gay - Huffington Post | LGBT Movies, Theatre, FIlm & Music | Scoop.it

In 2012, Out magazine's Jerry Portwood identified Pancholy, who has played gay characters on "Weeds" and "Whitney," as an "out actor," but the 2013 interview marks the...

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Film Examines Final Day of Gay Actor Sal Mineo

Film Examines Final Day of Gay Actor Sal Mineo | LGBT Movies, Theatre, FIlm & Music | Scoop.it

Film Examines Final Day of Gay Actor Sal Mineo. Actor Val Lauren teams with director James Franco on late actor's life.

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