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Billy Porter helps examine origins of gay rights movement

Billy Porter helps examine origins of gay rights movement | LGBT Movies, Theatre, FIlm & Music | Scoop.it

Starting this week, he narrates “EQUAL,” a new docuseries on HBO Max that traces the history of the LGBTQ movement through the Stonewall uprising in 1969.

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Must-Watch Documentaries About LGBTQ History, Rights and Visibility

Must-Watch Documentaries About LGBTQ History, Rights and Visibility | LGBT Movies, Theatre, FIlm & Music | Scoop.it

While October marks LGBTQ History Month, these films can (and should) be watched any time.

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Hallmark Channel's First LGBTQ+ Wedding Just Aired On 'Wedding Every Weekend'

Hallmark Channel's First LGBTQ+ Wedding Just Aired On 'Wedding Every Weekend' | LGBT Movies, Theatre, FIlm & Music | Scoop.it

One of Hallmark Channel's latest movies, 'Wedding Every Weekend,' featured an LGBTQ+ wedding for the first time.

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Lifetime will air its 1st holiday movie with LGBTQ romance as lead story

Lifetime will air its 1st holiday movie with LGBTQ romance as lead story | LGBT Movies, Theatre, FIlm & Music | Scoop.it

"The Christmas Set Up," which will focus on a love story between two men, will air during the network's "It's a Wonderful Lifetime" programming block.

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The Old Guard Writer Explains Why The LGBTQ Characters Are So Important

The Old Guard Writer Explains Why The LGBTQ Characters Are So Important | LGBT Movies, Theatre, FIlm & Music | Scoop.it

In an interview with EW, the screenwriter who penned Netflix's The Old Guard explains what he wanted to achieve with the film's two gay leads.

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First LGBTQ+ Virtual Reality Channel Launches First Pride Event in VR

First LGBTQ+ Virtual Reality Channel Launches First Pride Event in VR | LGBT Movies, Theatre, FIlm & Music | Scoop.it

Revry Partners with VR Platform, Littlstar, for First Queer VR Channel and First VR Global Pride - Revry, the first LGBTQ+ virtual cable network, has teamed up with Littlstar, the premier livestreaming platform on the PlayStation®4, PlayStation® VR, and Android TV, to launch the first VR streaming channel for the queer community in time for this season of Pride.

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Hulu’s ‘Love, Victor’ tells journey of a Latino gay teen

Hulu’s ‘Love, Victor’ tells journey of a Latino gay teen | LGBT Movies, Theatre, FIlm & Music | Scoop.it

The 2018 film, “Love, Simon,” brought a fresh perspective to the first love, coming-of-age genre through the eyes of a gay teen. Exploring love's innocence, isolation, and fear of rejection, the film showed that...

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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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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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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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PBS Celebrates 'Pride Month' With Series on LGBTQ+ Identity in the South, 'Prideland'

PBS Celebrates 'Pride Month' With Series on LGBTQ+ Identity in the South, 'Prideland' | LGBT Movies, Theatre, FIlm & Music | Scoop.it

The Public Broadcasting Service (PBS), which receives over $300 million in federal funding each year through the Corporation for Public Broadcasting (CPB), is introducing a series to celebrate "Pride Month" in June that will examine LGBTQ+ life in the southern United States. 

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How World On Fire Spotlights Previously Untold Queer History

How World On Fire Spotlights Previously Untold Queer History | LGBT Movies, Theatre, FIlm & Music | Scoop.it

World on Fire's Webster and Albert redefine queer identity in wartime dramas.

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The Story Behind Netflix's Coming-Out Doc A Secret Love

The Story Behind Netflix's Coming-Out Doc A Secret Love | LGBT Movies, Theatre, FIlm & Music | Scoop.it

The upcoming film tells the story of Terry Donahue and Pat Henschel, who fell in love in 1947 but kept their romance a secret for more than six decades.

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Michael Fabiano Documentary 'Crescendo' Coming to Quibi

Michael Fabiano Documentary 'Crescendo' Coming to Quibi | LGBT Movies, Theatre, FIlm & Music | Scoop.it

When Michael Fabiano was starting out as an opera singer 13 years ago, he was advised to stay in the closet and that coming out as gay could be a career killer. “That was frustrating because...

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Cast unveiled for HBO Max's new 'Equal' series on LGBTQ history

Cast unveiled for HBO Max's new 'Equal' series on LGBTQ history | LGBT Movies, Theatre, FIlm & Music | Scoop.it

A four-part series based on pivotal moments in queer history, including key events prior to the Stonewall Uprising, is coming to HBO Max in October...

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'It’s a Wonderful Lifetime' adds LGBTQ and Chinese-American Stories

'It’s a Wonderful Lifetime' adds LGBTQ and Chinese-American Stories | LGBT Movies, Theatre, FIlm & Music | Scoop.it

Lifetime has started to name the leads and specials for the network's upcoming It’s a Wonderful Lifetime programming block.

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Why the Gay Christmas Movie ‘A Holiday I Do’ Could Make TV History

Why the Gay Christmas Movie ‘A Holiday I Do’ Could Make TV History | LGBT Movies, Theatre, FIlm & Music | Scoop.it

No Lifetime or Hallmark Christmas movie has yet featured a same-sex central couple. With Jane and Sue in “A Holiday I Do,” film-maker Alicia Schneider could make screen history.

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'Say I Do' Is Like 'Queer Eye' for Weddings - 'Say I Do' Hosts, Plot, Spoilers

'Say I Do' Is Like 'Queer Eye' for Weddings - 'Say I Do' Hosts, Plot, Spoilers | LGBT Movies, Theatre, FIlm & Music | Scoop.it

Netflix's new dating show 'Say I Do' is like 'Queer Eye,' but for weddings. Meet Jeremiah Brent, Thai Nguyen and Gabriele Bertaccini, the hosts making it happen.

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'We Were There, Too' to tell story of Black, Brown, LGBTQ 'outsiders'

'We Were There, Too' to tell story of Black, Brown, LGBTQ 'outsiders' | LGBT Movies, Theatre, FIlm & Music | Scoop.it

'We Were There, Too' is a coming-of-age film inspired by 1980 John Hughes movies, but focusing on "the Brown kids, the LGBTQ kids, the Black kids, the real outsiders, and not the Brat Pack cool kids." The project from Gloria Calderon Kellett and Natasha Rothwell will debut on HBO Max.

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Here TV Celebrates Pride Month 2020

Here TV Celebrates Pride Month 2020 | LGBT Movies, Theatre, FIlm & Music | Scoop.it

Here TV highlights an exclusive selection of social justice programming - Here TV, America’s first and largest LGBTQ+ video channel, is celebrating Pride Month 2020 with an exclusive selection of LGBTQ+ programming, documentaries and films...

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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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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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Monica Raymund on Playing an LGBT Character in Hightown: 'Any Time I Get to Represent My Community, I Jump On It'

Monica Raymund on Playing an LGBT Character in Hightown: 'Any Time I Get to Represent My Community, I Jump On It' | LGBT Movies, Theatre, FIlm & Music | Scoop.it

Raymund also weighs in on whether she'll return to Chicago Fire

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Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt's Tituss Burgess: 'I’m the most boring of the rainbow of gay men'

Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt's Tituss Burgess: 'I’m the most boring of the rainbow of gay men' | LGBT Movies, Theatre, FIlm & Music | Scoop.it

The scene-stealing sitcom star on how Tina Fey rescued his career with a role in TV’s kookiest comedy, and what he’s really like behind the memes

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Brian Michael Smith of '9-1-1: Lone Star' on mindful quarantine

Brian Michael Smith of '9-1-1: Lone Star' on mindful quarantine | LGBT Movies, Theatre, FIlm & Music | Scoop.it

A regular in Fox's '9-1-1: Lone Star,' Smith has gotten a lot of reading done as he waits out the pandemic in a friend's guestroom.

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