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In a New Memoir, the Miracle of Black Queer Self-Creation

In a New Memoir, the Miracle of Black Queer Self-Creation | LGBT Movies, Theatre, FIlm & Music | Scoop.it

In his memoir “Punch Me Up to the Gods,” Brian Broome explores the beauty of queer Black manhood.

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Lil Nas X, Clapback Champ

Lil Nas X, Clapback Champ | LGBT Movies, Theatre, FIlm & Music | Scoop.it

The rapper’s new single, video and sneaker were merely the prelude to a brilliantly orchestrated main event: a virtuosic performance on Twitter.

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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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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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Theater Alliance's heartrending 'This Bitter Earth' portrays two gay men in loving color 

Theater Alliance's heartrending 'This Bitter Earth' portrays two gay men in loving color  | LGBT Movies, Theatre, FIlm & Music | Scoop.it

Against a background of young black men shot dead, a black man and white man share a bed.

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Gay Black Men Helped Create EDM. Why Do Straight White Men Dominate It?

Gay Black Men Helped Create EDM. Why Do Straight White Men Dominate It? | LGBT Movies, Theatre, FIlm & Music | Scoop.it

In the underground clubs of the ’70s and ’80s, a marginalized community laid the foundation for today’s dance music. So why are straight white men reaping EDM’s rewards?

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New Show "Lake Winfield" Dares to Tackle Queerness During the Era of Slavery in the Southern US

New Show "Lake Winfield" Dares to Tackle Queerness During the Era of Slavery in the Southern US | LGBT Movies, Theatre, FIlm & Music | Scoop.it

“We know what you must be thinking,” explains Jared Walker, creator of "Lake Winfield." “Please, not another slave narrative.” Bawn TV disagreed and took on "Lake Winfield," an ambitious, adventurous period piece set in 1860.

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Outfest Announces Lineup for the 2018 Outfest Fusion LGBT People of Color Film Festival

Outfest Announces Lineup for the 2018 Outfest Fusion LGBT People of Color Film Festival | LGBT Movies, Theatre, FIlm & Music | Scoop.it

Tickets are now on sale for the 2018 #OutfestFusion LGBTQ People of Color Film Festival!

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Black, gay and fearless: how Louis CK’s Check It subverts expectations

Black, gay and fearless: how Louis CK’s Check It subverts expectations | LGBT Movies, Theatre, FIlm & Music | Scoop.it
A documentary about a gay street gang is the natural successor to Paris is Burning and Tangerine
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Lil Nas X Talks UGG Pride Campaign and New Song, “Sun Goes Down”

Lil Nas X Talks UGG Pride Campaign and New Song, “Sun Goes Down” | LGBT Movies, Theatre, FIlm & Music | Scoop.it

When Lil Nas X released his chart-topping March hit “Montero (Call Me by Your Name),” he penned a letter to his younger self. “I know we promised to never come out publicly,” he wrote on Instagram. “I know we promised to never be ‘that’ type of gay person, I know we promised to die with the secret, but this will open doors for many other queer people to simply exist.”

kiarah hayes's curator insight, July 27, 3:20 PM

in my opinion this is inspiring he's  taking a-lot of the punches for gay people in the future to be them selves and-not get punched as much 

 

bing that. msn is a regular new channel I would say th are reliable in the context of sharing with the world whats going on politically in an urban since. 

I dont believe that msn is a major source specifically for the studio music industry 

 

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Punkie Johnson Is First Out Black Lesbian to Join SNL Cast

Punkie Johnson Is First Out Black Lesbian to Join SNL Cast | LGBT Movies, Theatre, FIlm & Music | Scoop.it

With Punkie Johnson, SNL just got 100% more lesbian, for a record breaking two (lol, yes TWO!) lesbians in the cast at the same time.

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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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Lil Nas X: ‘I 100% want to represent the LGBT community’

Lil Nas X: ‘I 100% want to represent the LGBT community’ | LGBT Movies, Theatre, FIlm & Music | Scoop.it

He planned to hide his sexuality before his cowboy hit Old Town Road made him a superstar at 19. Now the rapper is ready to embrace life as a queer figurehead

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Black, Gay and Becoming Visible

Black, Gay and Becoming Visible | LGBT Movies, Theatre, FIlm & Music | Scoop.it

In Darnell L. Moore’s memoir, “No Ashes in the Fire,” he describes a brutal childhood in Camden, N.J., and the struggle to fully accept his identity.

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Former QVC Host Dale Guy Madison Spills the Tea About Making a Living as a TV Pitchman and Drag Queen

Former QVC Host Dale Guy Madison Spills the Tea About Making a Living as a TV Pitchman and Drag Queen | LGBT Movies, Theatre, FIlm & Music | Scoop.it

Hilarious Docucomedy “Life After QVC” Gains Official Selection in the Independent Filmmakers Showcase Film Festival The new, vérité-styled docucomedy “Life After QVC,” starring former QVC tv host D…

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Black, Gay and Losing Faith - The New York Times

Black, Gay and Losing Faith - The New York Times | LGBT Movies, Theatre, FIlm & Music | Scoop.it
In Uzodinma Iweala’s new novel, “Speak No Evil,” a young man’s journey of self-discovery runs into opposition from his parents and their church.
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'Saturday Church' Film Review: Character Study of a Young Black LGBT Man Feels Too Tentative

'Saturday Church' Film Review: Character Study of a Young Black LGBT Man Feels Too Tentative | LGBT Movies, Theatre, FIlm & Music | Scoop.it

First-time writer-director Damon Cardasis approaches his characters and their world at arm’s length

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Black, Baptist and gay: One man's journey from Mississippi to Hollywood

Black, Baptist and gay: One man's journey from Mississippi to Hollywood | LGBT Movies, Theatre, FIlm & Music | Scoop.it
Actor-playwright Giovanni Adams renders the hustler dad, stoic mom, religious grandmother and other colorful characters in an inspiring self-portrait.
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