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The Martini Lounge: Jack Plotnick

The Martini Lounge: Jack Plotnick | LGBT Movies, Theatre, FIlm & Music | Scoop.it
The Martini Lounge is a hot new podcast hosted by our friends Jonathan Shuffield and Sergey Grankin. Celebrity chat and a cocktail, this is uncensored entertainment at it’s best! This week it’s writer, director, actor and teacher Jack Plotnick. Jack has built a career as an award-winning actor, director and performance coach. He has performed in countless …
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On the New Season of 'Queer Eye,' Learning Goes Both Ways

On the New Season of 'Queer Eye,' Learning Goes Both Ways | LGBT Movies, Theatre, FIlm & Music | Scoop.it
Since the show's original Bravo incarnation, the conversation around gender and sexuality has evolved in fundamental ways—and in new episodes is refreshingly nuanced.
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Netflix’s ‘First Time I Saw Me’ Spotlights Transgender Celebrities

Netflix’s ‘First Time I Saw Me’ Spotlights Transgender Celebrities | LGBT Movies, Theatre, FIlm & Music | Scoop.it
Jamie Clayton and Elliot Fletcher are among the guests.
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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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OUTtv and Air Canada partner to bring Pride to In-Flight entertainment

OUTtv and Air Canada partner to bring Pride to In-Flight entertainment | LGBT Movies, Theatre, FIlm & Music | Scoop.it

World’s First LGBTQ+ TV network’s programming will be available to watch on board Summer 2018 - To celebrate Pride 2018, OUTtv and Air Canada today announced a partnership that will bring OUTtv content to Air Canada’s enRoute in-flight entertainment system for a summer of Pride themed programming.

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‘Unbound’ Shows Transgender Men Ripping Up Old Scripts

‘Unbound’ Shows Transgender Men Ripping Up Old Scripts | LGBT Movies, Theatre, FIlm & Music | Scoop.it
In her new book, the sociologist Arlene Stein follows four subjects connected by their experiences at a Florida clinic for gender affirmation surgery.
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Celebrate Pride Month With a Look Back at LGBTQ TV History

New shows like Pose and Star Trek: Discovery are breaking new ground on the small screen
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Chester's new LGBT chorus debuts at sell-out performance

Chester's new LGBT chorus debuts at sell-out performance | LGBT Movies, Theatre, FIlm & Music | Scoop.it

A Chester audience was ‘blown away’ by the choral line up at a recent event held in Chester. An award winning a cappella group from Germany, a highly sought after ensemble from Liverpool and a world premier performance from Chester’s new LBGT chorus, all of which had the audience on their feet, was some of the line up of a choral event hosted by the city’s famous ‘A Handbag of Harmonies’.

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A short history of the LGBTQ bookstores in the US

A short history of the LGBTQ bookstores in the US | LGBT Movies, Theatre, FIlm & Music | Scoop.it
In March, at Barnes & Noble's Union Square New York location there was a shelf just 50 ft. from the Fiction & Literature section marked "LGBT and Queer Identity." It's where you'd find Amanda Lepore's memoir, Doll Parts, Laura Jane Grace's Tranny, Audre Lorde's Sister Outsider, and interviews with Harvey Milk. There was also a sprinklin
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Old and gay: Doc aims to smash stereotypes, call out ageism and make you laugh

Old and gay: Doc aims to smash stereotypes, call out ageism and make you laugh | LGBT Movies, Theatre, FIlm & Music | Scoop.it
When an interview subject said this to Steen Starr, it just clicked for the Toronto-based filmmaker from Hanna, Alta. "I hadn't heard anybody say it so succinctly," Starr told The Homestretch. "I started to think about the film when I turned 50 when I started to think about aging
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A Teen Fumbles His Way Out Of The Closet In 'Alex Strangelove'

A Teen Fumbles His Way Out Of The Closet In 'Alex Strangelove' | LGBT Movies, Theatre, FIlm & Music | Scoop.it
While it's raunchier than Love, Simon - if less self-assured — writer-director Craig Johnson's film about a teen (Daniel Doheny) attempting to figure himself out is just as "deeply conventional."
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How illusionist Vitaly Beckman prepares to wow audiences with his magic

How illusionist Vitaly Beckman prepares to wow audiences with his magic | LGBT Movies, Theatre, FIlm & Music | Scoop.it
Vitaly. A magician who’s even made his last name disappear. Illusionist Vitaly Beckman: born in Russia, raised in Israel, lives in Vancouver, resembles Seinfeld, and debuts in New York’s Westside Theatre. June 13 “Vitaly: An Evening of Wonders” opens.
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From Noël Coward to Frank Ocean: the greatest LGBT songs for Pride month

From Noël Coward to Frank Ocean: the greatest LGBT songs for Pride month | LGBT Movies, Theatre, FIlm & Music | Scoop.it
Hidden meanings and crafty metaphors have evolved into a more open exploration of sexuality, as shown from these 30 far-ranging songs
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4 Korean Artists to Discover During LGBTQ Pride Month

4 Korean Artists to Discover During LGBTQ Pride Month | LGBT Movies, Theatre, FIlm & Music | Scoop.it
Despite cultural taboos, a handful of LGBTQ+ artists have been able to carve out spaces in South Korea's music scene.
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PBS’ ‘Man in an Orange Shirt’ movingly explores challenges, changes of gay life across the decades

Robert Lloyd reviews Patrick Gale's "Man in an Orange Shirt," in which two love stories, set decades apart, reflect the changes and ongoing challenges of same-sex relationships in 20th and 21st-century Britain.
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LGBTQ Artists on Their Pride Inspirations

LGBTQ Artists on Their Pride Inspirations | LGBT Movies, Theatre, FIlm & Music | Scoop.it
LGBTQ artists reveal who they are inspired by, turned on by and listening to.
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Burning Bright: Torch Songs on Pride Weekend

Burning Bright: Torch Songs on Pride Weekend | LGBT Movies, Theatre, FIlm & Music | Scoop.it

A Drag Cabaret Benefitting the NYC Gay Men’s Chorus - FEINSTEIN’S/54 BELOW, Broadway’s Supper Club, presents Burning Bright: Torch Songs on Pride Weekend. An evening of Pride, love, desire and song hosted by Mama Mela and Ellia J. Garlands. These drag queens will be reinterpreting what a Torch Song is and means in 2018 through a uniquely queer lens. Under the musical direction of James Horan, the talented cast also includes PhilEsha De Lox, Gigi St. Croix and the newly crowned Miss Gay United States, Aaliyah Martinez. Also joining the cast is a very special guest: NYC pop recording artist & transgender superstar, Mila Jam! There’s no better way to live out loud this Pride than with the queens of the NEW YORK CITY GAY MEN’S CHORUS!

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VIDEO: A Letter to Harvey Milk - Theatrical Talkback

Join us to learn some of the back story, as well as production stories, from the cast of A Letter to Harvey Milk.

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2018 Outfest Los Angeles LGBTQ Film Festival Announces Complete Lineup

2018 Outfest Los Angeles LGBTQ Film Festival Announces Complete Lineup | LGBT Movies, Theatre, FIlm & Music | Scoop.it

Celebrating its 36th Anniversary, Outfest – the Los Angeles-based nonprofit organization promoting equality by creating, sharing, and protecting LGBTQ stories on the screen – today announced the complete programming lineup for the 2018 Outfest Los Angeles LGBTQ Film Festival presented by HBO. The nation’s leading LGBTQ festival will be held July 12-22, 2018.

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The second episode of ‘Pose’ sheds light on transphobia in the gay community

The second episode of ‘Pose’ sheds light on transphobia in the gay community | LGBT Movies, Theatre, FIlm & Music | Scoop.it

Though 'Pose' is set in the 1980s, the second episode tackles something all too familiar in 2018.

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Kentucky author pens Tennessee-set novel about LGBT, faith

Kentucky author pens Tennessee-set novel about LGBT, faith | LGBT Movies, Theatre, FIlm & Music | Scoop.it
"You don't ever see a story about gay people and faith,' said Silas House, who is now an Episcopalian.
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Sons of an Illustrious Father: Gay Pride Month Love Letter (Exclusive)

Sons of an Illustrious Father: Gay Pride Month Love Letter (Exclusive) | LGBT Movies, Theatre, FIlm & Music | Scoop.it
For Gay Pride Month, Billboard asked numerous pop culture luminaries to write 'love letters' to the LGBTQ community.
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Hayley Kiyoko and Kehlani: a conversation between two young queer icons

Hayley Kiyoko and Kehlani: a conversation between two young queer icons | LGBT Movies, Theatre, FIlm & Music | Scoop.it
Watch a behind the scenes video for Hayley Kiyoko and Kehlani's collaboration, What I Need.
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San Domino review at Tristan Bates Theatre, London - 'fascinating slice of queer history'

San Domino review at Tristan Bates Theatre, London - 'fascinating slice of queer history' | LGBT Movies, Theatre, FIlm & Music | Scoop.it

Fuelled by Mussolini's obsession with maintaining a pure and healthy race, known and suspected homosexuals were rounded up and sentenced to exile on islan

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Adam Lambert Talks Coming Out In New Speech

Adam Lambert Talks Coming Out In New Speech | LGBT Movies, Theatre, FIlm & Music | Scoop.it
Adam Lambert told his story of coming out at the Mosaic LGBT Youth Center in London on May 31.
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Imagine Dragons Singer Says 'Devastating' Incident Pushed Him Toward LGBTQ Causes

Imagine Dragons Singer Says 'Devastating' Incident Pushed Him Toward LGBTQ Causes | LGBT Movies, Theatre, FIlm & Music | Scoop.it
Dan Reynolds tells Ellen DeGeneres the experience helped him "identify, to some degree," with queer youth.
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