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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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New Book Tackles Complexity of Gender Transition in Family of Evangelical Pastors

New Book Tackles Complexity of Gender Transition in Family of Evangelical Pastors | LGBT Movies, Theatre, FIlm & Music | Scoop.it

Jonathan Williams was only three months into pastoring his conservative evangelical church plant when his father, also a pastor, came out as transgender. Paul became Paula and was immediately ousted from her community. Jonathan struggled, thinking: What is the right thing to do when a family member comes out as transgender? Torn between supporting Paula and her journey and his church’s position on transgender issues, Jonathan spiraled into drinking and depression.

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Your step by step article is very nice. Your content I like personally
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Revry is the queer streaming site you always needed in your life

Revry is the queer streaming site you always needed in your life | LGBT Movies, Theatre, FIlm & Music | Scoop.it

CEO Damian Pelliccione and COO Alia J. Daniels share their top picks on Revry, an entertainment streaming site by, for, and about the LGBTQ community.

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Cheddar EXCLUSIVE: Revry Joins Comcast’s Xfinity X1 as Newest Network

Cheddar EXCLUSIVE: Revry Joins Comcast’s Xfinity X1 as Newest Network | LGBT Movies, Theatre, FIlm & Music | Scoop.it

Revry CEO, Damian Pelliccione, was interviewed this morning on Cheddar Business, the millennial-minded financial and business network, to announce the queer streaming network’s upcoming expansion into the Comcast family.

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Featuring Fairy Swatter: 6 Short Gay Fiction Stories by Peter Melillo

Featuring Fairy Swatter: 6 Short Gay Fiction Stories by Peter Melillo | LGBT Movies, Theatre, FIlm & Music | Scoop.it

Fairy Swatter is a collection of six short gay fictions with murder often added to the mix. The stories range from contemporary settings about where we live now to historical events from the past that were often ignored or marginalized by the dominant society. Bold and outspoken the book depicts gay life in candid and unsparing terms.

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Jenn Colella Takes Us on a Walking Tour of BroadwayCon 2019

Jenn Colella Takes Us on a Walking Tour of BroadwayCon 2019 | LGBT Movies, Theatre, FIlm & Music | Scoop.it
Colella hangs out with fans and Broadway pals at this year's convention.
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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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Americana Musician and Equality Activist Molly Adele Brown to Perform at Vanderbilt LGBTQ Health Symposium

Americana Musician and Equality Activist Molly Adele Brown to Perform at Vanderbilt LGBTQ Health Symposium | LGBT Movies, Theatre, FIlm & Music | Scoop.it

The Vanderbilt Program for LGBTQ Health is excited to announce they will be hosting their Second Annual Southern LGBTQ Health Symposium on Saturday, March 2, 2019 from 9am-5pm. The symposium will engage providers, students, and community members throughout the region on a variety of topics to better serve sexual and gender minority patients and families.

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Charles Busch’s New Phase Isn’t Drag. It’s Green Paisley

Charles Busch’s New Phase Isn’t Drag. It’s Green Paisley | LGBT Movies, Theatre, FIlm & Music | Scoop.it

Busch’s latest cabaret show, “Native New Yorker,” brings a change of sartorial style and the music of the 1970s to Feinstein’s/54 Below.

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Pride in Music is a new network to help support LGBTQ artists and allies in British music

Pride in Music is a new network to help support LGBTQ artists and allies in British music | LGBT Movies, Theatre, FIlm & Music | Scoop.it

The new network will bring together LGBTQ professionals and artists – as well as allies – to help make positive changes in the music industry.

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I think it would create a safe space for the LGBTQ+ community!
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How Many ‘Gay Plays’ Can Broadway Sustain? Michael Urie is 'Sad and Baffled' Over ‘Torch Song’ Closing

How Many ‘Gay Plays’ Can Broadway Sustain? Michael Urie is 'Sad and Baffled' Over ‘Torch Song’ Closing | LGBT Movies, Theatre, FIlm & Music | Scoop.it

In a candid interview, 'Ugly Betty' star Michael Urie talks about why 'Torch Song' failed to find a big enough Broadway audience, taking it on tour, and why he waited to come out.

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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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