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Gay Teens in Movie History: Some Highlights

Gay Teens in Movie History: Some Highlights | LGBT Movies, Theatre, FIlm & Music | Scoop.it

Prior to the recent boom in movies about queer kids, their struggles played out in boundary-pushing indie films and entertaining sidekick roles.

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BOYSTOWN Season Nine arrives in bookstores nationwide

BOYSTOWN Season Nine arrives in bookstores nationwide | LGBT Movies, Theatre, FIlm & Music | Scoop.it

The latest installment in Jake Biondi’s BOYSTOWNseries already has five-star rating on Amazon “Perhaps the best bookin the series.”“Your wait is over,” BOYSTOWN creator Jake Biondi told fans of his…

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Introducing our sixth Hero of Pride!

Introducing our sixth Hero of Pride! | LGBT Movies, Theatre, FIlm & Music | Scoop.it

In celebration of the NYC arrival of WorldPride 2019, The Mixx is honoring 12 individuals who are making a difference in the lives of the LGBTQ community. Our sixth Pride Hero is Meredith Augustin, talented singer & musician, and backbone of the LGBT community at the Church of Saint Francis

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Jenny Hval’s Queer Eden

Jenny Hval’s Queer Eden | LGBT Movies, Theatre, FIlm & Music | Scoop.it

In her debut novel, Paradise Rot, the Norwegian musician plays with themes that run throughout her rewarding discography.

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PBS Video: ‘Boy Erased’ explores the ‘self-hatred’ of gay conversion

PBS Video: ‘Boy Erased’ explores the ‘self-hatred’ of gay conversion | LGBT Movies, Theatre, FIlm & Music | Scoop.it

New film ‘Boy Erased’ explores the ‘self-hatred’ dealt by gay conversion programs

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'Torch Song' Revival Follows Young Gay Man's Fight For Love And Acceptance

'Torch Song' Revival Follows Young Gay Man's Fight For Love And Acceptance | LGBT Movies, Theatre, FIlm & Music | Scoop.it

Harvey Fierstein's Tony Award-winning "Torch Song Trilogy" is back on Broadway, renamed "Torch Song" and rewritten into two acts.

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Boston Gay Men's Chorus and Gay Men's Chorus of Los Angeles Face Off in World Series Challenge

Boston Gay Men's Chorus and Gay Men's Chorus of Los Angeles Face Off in World Series Challenge | LGBT Movies, Theatre, FIlm & Music | Scoop.it

Today, the Boston Gay Men's Chorus (BGMC) issued a World Series challenge to the Gay Men's Chorus of Los Angeles. If the Boston Red Sox defeat the Los Angeles Dodgers in the fall classic, the LA Chorus will perform Neil Diamond's "Sweet Caroline," a tradition at Fenway Park. If the Dodgers are victorious, BGMC will perform Randy Newman's "I Love LA" and make it available online. The winner will also make a donation to GALA Choruses, the North American association serving the LGBTQ choral moving, for its work supporting emerging LGBTQ choruses.

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Midnight for New York’s 1960s Gay Community?

Midnight for New York’s 1960s Gay Community? | LGBT Movies, Theatre, FIlm & Music | Scoop.it

A review of "Midnight at the Never Get," a play with a lot of history.

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The Gay Men's Chorus of Mexico City fought immigration scrutiny to bring their songs to LA

The Gay Men's Chorus of Mexico City, en route to L.A., hit a snag at the Houston airport while going through customs. A call to the Gay Men’s Chorus of Los Angeles cleared things up and now the group is ready to lift its voice at the Glendale Alex Theatre this weekend.

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This Brooklyn Theatre Company is Doing Some Sexy Sh*t 

This Brooklyn Theatre Company is Doing Some Sexy Sh*t  | LGBT Movies, Theatre, FIlm & Music | Scoop.it

Away from the lights and foot/vehicle traffic of Times Square, in a comparatively quiet corner of Brooklyn’s Bushwick neighborhood off the L train, a small but thriving theatre company is blending opera, circus acts, live music, burlesque and opulent sets into erotic and immersive performance pieces that have gained a strong local following since its founding in 2006 by choreographer Austin McCormick.

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Review: ‘Call Her Ganda’ Explores the Murder of a Transgender Woman

Review: ‘Call Her Ganda’ Explores the Murder of a Transgender Woman | LGBT Movies, Theatre, FIlm & Music | Scoop.it

The documentary looks at the sadness and outrage caused by the 2014 killing of Jennifer Laude by American Marine Joseph Scott Pemberton in the Philippines.

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The OUTshine Film Festival’s announces its 10th Anniversary season in Fort Lauderdale with full film and event schedule

The OUTshine Film Festival’s announces its 10th Anniversary season in Fort Lauderdale with full film and event schedule | LGBT Movies, Theatre, FIlm & Music | Scoop.it

The OUTshine Film Festival is celebrating its 10th anniversary season in Fort Lauderdale this year with over 50 films, a red carpet and celebrity studded opening night, a week of parties, and exclusive panel discussions with up-and-coming directors, producers, and film talent from the LGBTQ community.

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The film festival’s 10th anniversary season will kick off on October 18th, 2018 with the Opening Night documentary film, “Studio 54”, which highlights nightlife entrepreneurs Ian Schrager and Steve Rubell as they recount the story of how they created one of the greatest clubs of all time. The film will be followed by the opening night party at a stunning private waterfront residence in downtown Fort Lauderdale.

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New Company National Queer Theater Launches With Reading Series

New Company National Queer Theater Launches With Reading Series | LGBT Movies, Theatre, FIlm & Music | Scoop.it

National Queer Theater (NQT) is delighted to announce its first presentation of new queer plays in New York City! Launched in 2018 by Adam Odsess-Rubin, National Queer Theater fosters and supports LGBTQ communities through social justice in the performing arts.

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30 Years of LGBT Film in New York: NewFest 2018

30 Years of LGBT Film in New York: NewFest 2018 | LGBT Movies, Theatre, FIlm & Music | Scoop.it

It’s a well-known fact marginalized populations experience a dearth of representation in media, including works that portray these groups but do so in a misrepresented or negative light. While some films from the past released nationwide do depict marginalized groups, including LGBT people, it is also the 21st century and their portrayals may not hold up to modern scrutiny (i.e. 1980’s Cruising or 1997’s In & Out).

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Entering its 30th year, NewFest, New York’s LGBT film festival, is a space for film buffs, LGBT travelers, locals with a love for the arts and everyone in between to view the latest and best of new works relating to the LGBT community.

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Revry Premieres First Original Reality Series, PUTTING ON with Instagram Influencer On Mekahel

Revry Premieres First Original Reality Series, PUTTING ON with Instagram Influencer On Mekahel | LGBT Movies, Theatre, FIlm & Music | Scoop.it

On November 30th, slip into Revry’s first original reality series “PUTTING ON” which follows Israeli born model, actor, entrepreneur and Instagram influencer, On Mekahel, as he prepares to debut his underwear brand, M.O. Underwear, with his ex-boyfriend. Season One of the IGTV reality series follows On’s journey of building his brand with his ex, dealing with manufacturing errors while navigating conflicting deadlines, a final product photo shoot, broken promises and the struggle of managing personal relations.

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Can You Ever Forgive Me? Leads a Way Forward for Queer Film

Can You Ever Forgive Me? Leads a Way Forward for Queer Film | LGBT Movies, Theatre, FIlm & Music | Scoop.it

Beneath its art-heist veneer, the movie delivers a classic but rarely seen romance between a bitter lesbian and a witty gay man.

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Gay Teens in Movie History: Some Highlights

Gay Teens in Movie History: Some Highlights | LGBT Movies, Theatre, FIlm & Music | Scoop.it

Prior to the recent boom in movies about queer kids, their struggles played out in boundary-pushing indie films and entertaining sidekick roles.

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Why We Should All Be Watching More Queer TV

Why We Should All Be Watching More Queer TV | LGBT Movies, Theatre, FIlm & Music | Scoop.it

In a year where ‘RuPaul’s Drag Race’ won an Emmy, it’s time to think about the next 15 years of LGBTQ+ representation.

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GALECA: The Society of LGBTQ Entertainment Critics Announces Timeline and Sets January 12th for Film & TV Dorian Awards

GALECA: The Society of LGBTQ Entertainment Critics Announces Timeline and Sets January 12th for Film & TV Dorian Awards | LGBT Movies, Theatre, FIlm & Music | Scoop.it

GALECA: The Society of LGBTQ Entertainment Critics, previously known as the Gay and Lesbian Entertainment Critics Association, has announced its voting timeline and ceremony date for its milestone 10th Dorian Awards. The group’s approximately 220 members will begin voting their choices for the best in film and TV in both mainstream and LGBTQ categories on Thursday, December 27, 2018, with final ballots due Thursday, January 3, 2019. Winners will be announced Tuesday, January 8, and will be celebrated at GALECA’s annual Dorian Awards Toast at a gala luncheon in Los Angeles the following Saturday, January 12, 2019.

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'A Star is Born' Billboard Becomes LGBTQ Meme

'A Star is Born' Billboard Becomes LGBTQ Meme | LGBT Movies, Theatre, FIlm & Music | Scoop.it

The billboard gives off LGBTQ vibes with its rainbow hue, and "ally" doubles in meaning as a straight person who supports the gay community.

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Desiree Akhavan interview: 'Bisexuality is taboo in both the queer and the straight world'

Desiree Akhavan interview: 'Bisexuality is taboo in both the queer and the straight world' | LGBT Movies, Theatre, FIlm & Music | Scoop.it

When Desiree Akhavan first dreamt up The Bisexual – a comedy-drama series about a lesbian who realises she’s also attracted to men – she pitched the idea to just about every network in LA. It didn’t go well. One told her that they already had Transparent, a show full to the brim with queer people, and thus had no need for another. The next said they already had a female, brown-skinned lead in The Mindy Project (never mind that Akhavan is Iranian-American, and Mindy Kaling is Indian-American). And on it went.

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My Parsifal Conductor - A Wagnerian Comedy by Allan Leicht

My Parsifal Conductor - A Wagnerian Comedy by Allan Leicht | LGBT Movies, Theatre, FIlm & Music | Scoop.it

Off-Broadway performances begin on September 25, 2018 at Marjorie S. Deane Little Theater at the West Side YMCA

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'the wild boys' is the queer arthouse movie you absolutely need to see

'the wild boys' is the queer arthouse movie you absolutely need to see | LGBT Movies, Theatre, FIlm & Music | Scoop.it

Featuring beach orgies and supernatural phallic plants, 'The Wild Boys' is a modern, gender-fluid 'Lord of the Flies.'

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Queercore: behind a documentary reliving the gay punk movement

Queercore: behind a documentary reliving the gay punk movement | LGBT Movies, Theatre, FIlm & Music | Scoop.it

As the origins of the radical subculture are explored in a new film director Yony Leyser and key figure Bruce LaBruce discuss its relevancy today

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The future of Russia’s one and only LGBT film festival

The future of Russia’s one and only LGBT film festival | LGBT Movies, Theatre, FIlm & Music | Scoop.it

New legislation will hit independent and controversial cinema in Russia. The organisers of this LGBT film festival are going to keep on fighting for their right to speak on “forbidden” topics. 

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‘All American’ Team on Portrayal of Class Differences, LGBTQ Community

‘All American’ Team on Portrayal of Class Differences, LGBTQ Community | LGBT Movies, Theatre, FIlm & Music | Scoop.it

The CW’s new drama “All American,” based on the real-life experiences of ex-NFL player Spencer Paysinger, centers on a a football player from South Central Los Angeles who transfe…

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