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Hayley Kiyoko's Great Gay Pop Music Takeover

Hayley Kiyoko's Great Gay Pop Music Takeover | LGBT Movies, Theatre, FIlm & Music | Scoop.it
On the eve of releasing her debut album, the Disney actor turned quadruple-threat pop star is ready to take her unapologetically queer music to the mainstream.
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Writer and Musician Jennifer Juan Announces the Release of New Poetry Collection, "Kissing Boys, Just For The Thrill"

Writer and Musician Jennifer Juan Announces the Release of New Poetry Collection, "Kissing Boys, Just For The Thrill" | LGBT Movies, Theatre, FIlm & Music | Scoop.it
Writer and musician Jennifer Juan has announced the upcoming release of her fourth printed poetry collection "Kissing Boys, Just For The Thrill," following the success of her 2017 release "Hom
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Stars Of Starz Network's VIDA Set To Appear At LGBT Center's CINEARTE

Stars Of Starz Network's VIDA Set To Appear At LGBT Center's CINEARTE | LGBT Movies, Theatre, FIlm & Music | Scoop.it
CineArte, the 5th annual arts festival of the queer Latinx community presented by The Los Angeles LGBT Center, announces a special, red-carpet event and an advance screening of the first two episodes of the STARZ network's highly anticipated new original series Vida on Saturday, April 21, at The Village at Ed Gould Plaza, located at 1125 N. McCadden Place in Hollywood.
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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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How the Early ’80s Changed Gay Writing Forever

How the Early ’80s Changed Gay Writing Forever | LGBT Movies, Theatre, FIlm & Music | Scoop.it
‘Dancer From the Dance,’ ‘Angels in America’ — and the decade that brought queer literature to the fore.
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Outfest Helps Acquire 60-Plus LGBT Movies New to Amazon Prime

Outfest Helps Acquire 60-Plus LGBT Movies New to Amazon Prime | LGBT Movies, Theatre, FIlm & Music | Scoop.it

The streaming service is adding dozens of LGBT-themed films to its library including Howl with James Franco, G.B.F., and modern favorites about queer women like Loving Annabelle. 

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Richard Skipper Celebrates Peggy Lee, Liberace & Friends

Richard Skipper Celebrates Peggy Lee, Liberace & Friends | LGBT Movies, Theatre, FIlm & Music | Scoop.it

As we Celebrate (Russ' Birthday!), we celebrate Leanne Borghesi, David Maiocco (as Liberace), David Sabella, Jim Speake*, Chuck Sweeney (as Peggy Lee), AND Those Girls* (Karen Mack, Eve Eaton, Rachel Hanser, Wendy Anne Russell) Tickets are now on sale! Reserve TODAY and Let's Celebrate!

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Gay Choreographer Comes Out... As Comedian

Gay Choreographer Comes Out... As Comedian | LGBT Movies, Theatre, FIlm & Music | Scoop.it
Comically inclined choreographer Jamie Benson joins forces with Peoples Improv Theater (PIT) to present Gay Stuff on May 15, 2018, from 10-11pm ($8 tickets). Benson, and his outsider comedic team, are debuting 3 sketches, 2 stand-up sets, and some sassy/stupid walks for the PIT's Striker main stage. Gay Stuff will dissect internalized homophobia, oppressive bro prerogative, and marginalizing gay cliches, but like, with dick jokes.
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From Philadelphia to 120 BPM: the changing face of Aids in film

From Philadelphia to 120 BPM: the changing face of Aids in film | LGBT Movies, Theatre, FIlm & Music | Scoop.it
Rampant homophobia in the 80s meant that film-makers were reluctant to vent their anger at indifference to the HIV/Aids crisis. Not any more. But should directors of the past have been braver?
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Bo Burnham’s ‘Gay Kid and Fat Chick’ Moves Ahead at Paramount Players

Bo Burnham’s ‘Gay Kid and Fat Chick’ Moves Ahead at Paramount Players | LGBT Movies, Theatre, FIlm & Music | Scoop.it
Paramount Players is moving ahead with Bo Burnham's teen comedy-drama "Gay Kid and Fat Chick," hiring TV director Amy York Rubin to helm.
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Rising Country Music Artists on Issues Like Gun Control, Gay Rights

Rising Country Music Artists on Issues Like Gun Control, Gay Rights | LGBT Movies, Theatre, FIlm & Music | Scoop.it
Country music's rising leaders are giving voice to new thoughts on such social issues as gun control and gay rights.
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“Love Is Love: Ideas and Inspirations: The LGBTQ+ Wedding Book” Celebrating Same-Sex Marriages Across the Country

“Love Is Love: Ideas and Inspirations: The LGBTQ+ Wedding Book” Celebrating Same-Sex Marriages Across the Country | LGBT Movies, Theatre, FIlm & Music | Scoop.it

This groundbreaking, emotional, and inspiring book includes more than 200 color photographs of real-life same-sex celebrations from across the United States. It is filled with inspiring stories, ideas, and creativity from the passionate planners, photographers, wedding professionals, and, of course, couples who are redefining the traditional American wedding.

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The Incredible Story of 'Passio,' the Gay Porno Starring Jesus

The Incredible Story of 'Passio,' the Gay Porno Starring Jesus | LGBT Movies, Theatre, FIlm & Music | Scoop.it
The 2007 film was billed as a "cockbuster jam-packed with unrepentant religious ecstasy."
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Seth Sikes: The Songs That Got Away at Feinstein’s/54 Below

Seth Sikes: The Songs That Got Away at Feinstein’s/54 Below | LGBT Movies, Theatre, FIlm & Music | Scoop.it
Seth Sikes will return to Feinstein’s/54 Below in The Songs That Got Away, an all-new show singing Judy Garland songs he hasn’t yet performed in his previous tributes to the legend, plus some that …
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‘Wyatt Cenac’s Problem Areas’ on Police Brutality of Transgender Women

‘Wyatt Cenac’s Problem Areas’ on Police Brutality of Transgender Women | LGBT Movies, Theatre, FIlm & Music | Scoop.it
The comedian's new late-night series for HBO tackles social issues through the lens of policing, with his unique blend of humor and heart.
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Tribeca 2018: The Best LGBT Films to See at This Year’s Festival, From ‘Disobedience’ to ‘Studio 54’ Documentary

Tribeca 2018: The Best LGBT Films to See at This Year’s Festival, From ‘Disobedience’ to ‘Studio 54’ Documentary | LGBT Movies, Theatre, FIlm & Music | Scoop.it
This year's festival launches Rachel Weisz and Rachel McAdams as Orthodox Jewish lesbians, and sees Alia Shawkat embracing her inner tomboy in "Duck Butter."
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Photo Flash: World Premiere of Joe Gulla's GAY.PORN.MAFIA at the New York Live Arts Theater

Photo Flash: World Premiere of Joe Gulla's GAY.PORN.MAFIA at the New York Live Arts Theater | LGBT Movies, Theatre, FIlm & Music | Scoop.it
Presented in association with The Downtown Urban Arts Festival, Joe Gulla's 'GAY.PORN.MAFIA', directed by Brian Rardin, had its World Premiere at the New York Live Arts Theater this past Saturday, April 14th.
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Here TV Incubator Launches “Work In Progress” Starring, Written and Directed by Tay Barrett

Here TV Incubator Launches “Work In Progress” Starring, Written and Directed by Tay Barrett | LGBT Movies, Theatre, FIlm & Music | Scoop.it

Here TV, America’s first and largest LGBTQ+ video channel, today announced the April 27th premiere of its Incubator co-production comedy “Work In Progress,” a new original series written, directed and starring Tay Barrett exclusively for Here TV. Tay Barrett is a multi-talented, 20-something, filmmaker, writer, actress, and LGBTQ+ activist. She first made her mark in TV when Here TV released her self-produced series “Tiny Nuts” on streaming service HULU.

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After cyclone, transgender Tongans hope movie will help build acceptance

After cyclone, transgender Tongans hope movie will help build acceptance | LGBT Movies, Theatre, FIlm & Music | Scoop.it

A movie about transgender women fighting for acceptance in Tonga hopes to bring about change in the Pacific island nation - and help local activists start over after a cyclone smashed their main office, a leading gay rights campaigner said. Leitis in Waiting, which has its European premiere at the Festival of Commonwealth Film in London on Sunday, follows Joey Mataele, a prominent transgender activist, as she organizes a beauty pageant amid growing pressure from religious groups.Gay sex and cross-dressing are illegal under colonial-era laws in Tonga - one of 36 Commonwealth members that criminalize same-sex activity, according to the Commonwealth Equality Network.

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Play about silenced 1920s gay poet rivets Moscow theatre audiences

Play about silenced 1920s gay poet rivets Moscow theatre audiences | LGBT Movies, Theatre, FIlm & Music | Scoop.it
Play tells story of poet Mikhail Kuzmin who disappeared into official obscurity during Soviet era
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The Touching Gay Story At The Center Of This Year’s Raunchiest Movie

The Touching Gay Story At The Center Of This Year’s Raunchiest Movie | LGBT Movies, Theatre, FIlm & Music | Scoop.it
Though many raunchy comedies before it have relied on gay panic jokes, Blockers gives us a moving story about a gay teen and her father’s quest to help her accept herself. (Warning: spoilers!)
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All at once, Broadway is carrying a ‘torch’ for landmark gay plays of the 20th century

All at once, Broadway is carrying a ‘torch’ for landmark gay plays of the 20th century | LGBT Movies, Theatre, FIlm & Music | Scoop.it
What does it mean to have Kushner, Fierstein and Crowley back in the spotlight in 2018?
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Director Andrew Haigh on the State of Gay Cinema (Exclusive)

Director Andrew Haigh on the State of Gay Cinema (Exclusive) | LGBT Movies, Theatre, FIlm & Music | Scoop.it
The 'Lean on Pete' writer-director sits down with ET to talk about the challenges of making his latest movie and how his perspective of being gay is seen in all of his work.
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Bob Dylan Sings About Gay Love

Bob Dylan Sings About Gay Love | LGBT Movies, Theatre, FIlm & Music | Scoop.it
Six music artists including Mr. Dylan, Kesha and St. Vincent rerecord pop songs with a same-sex twist.
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VIDEO: LGBT Short film Mar - an erotic thriller set in the beautiful coastal town of Peniche Portugal

When a couple decide to spend their summer vacation in a small town on the coast of Portugal, they had no idea that they would be faced with a dark mystery that would lead to seduction and betrayal. Mar is an erotic thriller set in the beautiful coastal town of Peniche Portugal. It’s main characters Xavier (Lourenço Seruya) and Eduardo (João Santos Silva) visit a childhood friend Cristóvão (Diogo Tavares) who carries a dark secret that only his mother (Sylvie Rocha) knows. Sexual tensions rise until the shocking secret is revealed but only after someone’s fate is sealed.

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Epstein and Friedman, whose docs influenced LGBT history, get SFFilm honor

Epstein and Friedman, whose docs influenced LGBT history, get SFFilm honor | LGBT Movies, Theatre, FIlm & Music | Scoop.it

For the past 30 years, filmmaking partners Rob Epstein and Jeffrey Friedman have created some of the most dynamic and humane documentaries of our times. Their films have not only positively changed the trajectory of LGBT history, but also have helped influence later generations of documentarians from all walks of life, particularly in the realm of bringing narrative techniques to nonfiction work. Now they are being honored with the Georg

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