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Howard Director Don Hahn on Telling Howard Ashman's Story

Howard Director Don Hahn on Telling Howard Ashman's Story | LGBT Movies, Theatre, FIlm & Music | Scoop.it

'Howard,' the new Disney+ documentary from Don Hahn, looks at the all-too-short life of Howard Ashman, the lyricist and writer behind your favorite Disney movies.

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Pride All Year: LGBTQ Network Revry and Xfinity Present The Beltway Pride Screening Series

Pride All Year: LGBTQ Network Revry and Xfinity Present The Beltway Pride Screening Series | LGBT Movies, Theatre, FIlm & Music | Scoop.it

At Comcast, one of our top operating principles is diversity and inclusion. We believe that a diverse and inclusive company is a more effective company, leading us to approach diversity as a driver for business growth and innovation. We also celebrate Pride all year long and are excited to introduce

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GLAAD film report: More LGBTQ characters, but lack screen time

GLAAD film report: More LGBTQ characters, but lack screen time | LGBT Movies, Theatre, FIlm & Music | Scoop.it

Films have improved LGBTQ representation, but there's still a lack of transgender characters and people of color, according to GLAAD's annual report.

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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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Here TV Steps Back Into the Distribution Spotlight with All Rights Acquisition Deal

Here TV Steps Back Into the Distribution Spotlight with All Rights Acquisition Deal | LGBT Movies, Theatre, FIlm & Music | Scoop.it
Here TV, America’s first and largest LGBTQ+ video channel, has acquired all US rights for the feature film “Family Members” (Los Miembros de la Familia), nominated for Best Feature Film at the Berlin International Film Festival in addition to the Grand Jury Prize at Milan and Santiago.
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Theater companies turn to streaming for Pride Month offerings

Theater companies turn to streaming for Pride Month offerings | LGBT Movies, Theatre, FIlm & Music | Scoop.it

Pride Films and Plays, About Face Theatre and Playbill.com stream online play readings and adapted stage shows for Pride weekend and beyond.

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Donja R. Love and Carmen LoBue Are Bringing Black Queer Lives Center Stage and Changing Theater

Donja R. Love and Carmen LoBue Are Bringing Black Queer Lives Center Stage and Changing Theater | LGBT Movies, Theatre, FIlm & Music | Scoop.it

Black queer playwrights Donja R. Love and Carmen LoBue talk racism, joy, resistance, and why theater must be radically restructured to foster Black talent and tell Black stories.

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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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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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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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Boys’ Love: The Gay Romance TV Genre Taking Over Southeast Asia

Boys’ Love: The Gay Romance TV Genre Taking Over Southeast Asia | LGBT Movies, Theatre, FIlm & Music | Scoop.it

Some see it as a win for diversity, others fear problematic representations of the LGBTQ community.

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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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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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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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‘Dog Valley,' a documentary about a gay Utah student murdered in 1988, is streaming in online film festival

‘Dog Valley,' a documentary about a gay Utah student murdered in 1988, is streaming in online film festival | LGBT Movies, Theatre, FIlm & Music | Scoop.it

When writer Chad Anderson learned the harrowing story of Gordon Church, a Southern Utah State College student who was beaten, raped and killed by two parolees in 1988, he wanted to make a documentary honoring Church’s memory.

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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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Award-Winning Filmmaker Nicole Conn Launches Nicole Conn Films Global (NCFG)

Award-Winning Filmmaker Nicole Conn Launches Nicole Conn Films Global (NCFG) | LGBT Movies, Theatre, FIlm & Music | Scoop.it

Kicking off on June NCFG’s mission is to provide a digital space where artists, creators and financial investors can come together to create, network and build partnerships to develop new entertainment projects.

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‘Mucho Mucho Amor’ Trailer: Netflix Documentary on Gay Latinx Icon Walter Mercado

‘Mucho Mucho Amor’ Trailer: Netflix Documentary on Gay Latinx Icon Walter Mercado | LGBT Movies, Theatre, FIlm & Music | Scoop.it

The flamboyant Puerto Rican astrologer who enthralled the Latin world with his sequined capes and horoscopes gets a loving film treatment.

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With COVID-19, Much Like HIV, Stigma Kills Prevention Efforts

With COVID-19, Much Like HIV, Stigma Kills Prevention Efforts | LGBT Movies, Theatre, FIlm & Music | Scoop.it

Sean Strub founded the HIV publication POZ and the advocacy group The Sero Project. Now he's showcased in a documentary that tells the story of how he became the mayor of Milford, Pennsylvania.

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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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Rodney Hicks and Azure D. Osborne-Lee on ‘Pride Plays’ and Fighting for Black Queer Change in Theater

Rodney Hicks and Azure D. Osborne-Lee on ‘Pride Plays’ and Fighting for Black Queer Change in Theater | LGBT Movies, Theatre, FIlm & Music | Scoop.it

In the first of a two-part series on Black queer playwrights with work in the “Pride Plays” season, Rodney Hicks and Azure D. Osborne-Lee discuss racism, theater, and change.

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Innovative nationalist John Palmer helped Canadian theatre come into its own

Innovative nationalist John Palmer helped Canadian theatre come into its own | LGBT Movies, Theatre, FIlm & Music | Scoop.it

A co-founder of Toronto Free Theatre, he once directed a show called The Pits, with an improvised script and a roaming audience, that was 'way ahead of its time'

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How ‘Disclosure’ Director Sam Feder Brought His Trans Visibility Documentary to Life

How ‘Disclosure’ Director Sam Feder Brought His Trans Visibility Documentary to Life | LGBT Movies, Theatre, FIlm & Music | Scoop.it

In this interview with Sam Feder, the Disclosure director discusses his Netflix documentary, working with Laverne Cox, transgender representation, and more.

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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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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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