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‘Rafiki’: Kenya Banned Her Film for Its ‘Corrupt’ Lesbian Romance. So She Showed It Off to the World.

‘Rafiki’: Kenya Banned Her Film for Its ‘Corrupt’ Lesbian Romance. So She Showed It Off to the World. | LGBT Movies, Theatre, FIlm & Music | Scoop.it

Director Wanuri Kahiu’s joyous lesbian romance ‘Rafiki’ was banned in her home country of Kenya. So she sued the government—and showed it off to the world.

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Keila Snyder's curator insight, April 21, 10:28 PM
This is a touching piece on oppression of the community and I honestly cannot wait to see it. I admire that she fought just as hard for the film production and distribution as her characters are fighting for their love. Yes this is a credible source and no it is not widely used in the industry.
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‘The Inheritance’ on Broadway: An Epic Story of Gay Ghosts, for Good and Bad

‘The Inheritance’ on Broadway: An Epic Story of Gay Ghosts, for Good and Bad | LGBT Movies, Theatre, FIlm & Music | Scoop.it

One of the buzziest plays on Broadway, ‘The Inheritance’ spins epically and soapily through time to tell a powerful, if flawed, story about the power of LGBTQ history and healing.

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Filmmaker Scott J. Ramsey’s Erotic Queer Thriller “X” Gets San Francisco Premiere

Filmmaker Scott J. Ramsey’s Erotic Queer Thriller “X” Gets San Francisco Premiere | LGBT Movies, Theatre, FIlm & Music | Scoop.it

Filmmaker Scott J. Ramsey has a lot to be happy about these days. His directorial debut “X” is receiving its San Francisco premiere at Another Hole In the Head Film Fest on December 3rd, 2019.

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Season of Love Premieres December 2019

Season of Love Premieres December 2019 | LGBT Movies, Theatre, FIlm & Music | Scoop.it

The production team of Tello Films and DASH Productions are bringing something new and different this holiday season: “Season of Love” – the first ever Lesbian/Queer Holiday Rom-Com.

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Leonard Soloway's Broadway

Leonard Soloway's Broadway | LGBT Movies, Theatre, FIlm & Music | Scoop.it

An exciting insider's look at Broadway and the business of show business in a career spanning more than 70 years. Leonard Soloway's Broadway pulls back the curtain of one of the most admired and loved Broadway producers and general managers through interviews, photos and other archival material. Leonard's productions have collected more than 40 Tony Awards, 21 Drama Desk Awards and 3 Pulitzer Prizes.

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'Modern Love' With Anne Hathaway, Dev Patel and Andrew Scott

'Modern Love' With Anne Hathaway, Dev Patel and Andrew Scott | LGBT Movies, Theatre, FIlm & Music | Scoop.it

Amazon's adaptation of the "Modern Love" column from the New York Times boasts a big, interesting cast. The stories, on the other hand, aren't so great.

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HBO Max orders four-part LGBTQ history docuseries

HBO Max orders four-part LGBTQ history docuseries | LGBT Movies, Theatre, FIlm & Music | Scoop.it

Titled "Equal," the series will explore the true stories of leaders and activists in the movement, including Christine Jorgensen and Bayard Rustin.

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‘Bully. Coward. Victim. The Story of Roy Cohn’ Review: A Revealing Doc

‘Bully. Coward. Victim. The Story of Roy Cohn’ Review: A Revealing Doc | LGBT Movies, Theatre, FIlm & Music | Scoop.it

A second documentary about the infamous Roy Cohn, directed by the granddaughter of Julius and Ethel Rosenberg, is less authoritative but more anecdotally revealing than 'Where's My Roy Cohn?'

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Feature-Length LGBTQ Rom-Com, Analysis Paralysis, Now Released on Amazon, iTunes and Google Play

Feature-Length LGBTQ Rom-Com, Analysis Paralysis, Now Released on Amazon, iTunes and Google Play | LGBT Movies, Theatre, FIlm & Music | Scoop.it

From the writers & producers of THE PERFECT WEDDING: Boy wants to meet boy, but boy’s got a few issues… Award-winning writer, actor, and producer Jason T. Gaffney has a lot to be grateful for these days! His latest feature-length LGBTQ rom-com, Analysis Paralysis was just released on Amazon, iTunes and Google Play.

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Former U.S. Diplomat Bob J. Satawake Launches Digital Release of Bestselling Book BREAKING PROTOCOL: Forging A Path Beyond Diplomacy

Former U.S. Diplomat Bob J. Satawake Launches Digital Release of Bestselling Book BREAKING PROTOCOL: Forging A Path Beyond Diplomacy | LGBT Movies, Theatre, FIlm & Music | Scoop.it

History's First LGBTQ Diplomatic Spouse in the Western Hemisphere Shares Courageous Account of Controversial Term in Dominican Republic

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Listen to Queer South African Artist Nakhane's Summer of Pride Playlist

Listen to Queer South African Artist Nakhane's Summer of Pride Playlist | LGBT Movies, Theatre, FIlm & Music | Scoop.it

Listen to Queer South African Artist Nakhane's Summer of Pride Playlist

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Greyson Chance on Being Gay and Masculine

Greyson Chance on Being Gay and Masculine | LGBT Movies, Theatre, FIlm & Music | Scoop.it

Find out what singer and YouTuber Greyson Chance said about masculinity, coming out as gay, and how his sexuality and gender intersect.

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Giovanni’s Room and the Fate of LGBT Bookstores in a Dying Industry

Giovanni’s Room and the Fate of LGBT Bookstores in a Dying Industry | LGBT Movies, Theatre, FIlm & Music | Scoop.it

Among the first four LGBT bookstores in this country, only Giovanni’s Rooms in Philadelphia remains.

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Filmmaker Nicole Conn World Premieres “More Beautiful for Having Been Broken”

Filmmaker Nicole Conn World Premieres “More Beautiful for Having Been Broken” | LGBT Movies, Theatre, FIlm & Music | Scoop.it

Multiple-Award winning filmmaker, Nicole Conn is world premiering her brand new film, “More Beautiful For Having Been Broken” at Frameline.

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‘And Then We Danced’ Returns Queer Film to Political Relevance With Global Impact

‘And Then We Danced’ Returns Queer Film to Political Relevance With Global Impact | LGBT Movies, Theatre, FIlm & Music | Scoop.it

Levan Akin's queer coming-of-age drama stoked protests in Tblisi, Georgia, and pushed the filmmaker to make his most impactful film yet.

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'Retablo' Director Was Surprised at How Peru Embraced His LGBT Story

'Retablo' Director Was Surprised at How Peru Embraced His LGBT Story | LGBT Movies, Theatre, FIlm & Music | Scoop.it

Alvaro Delgado-Aparicio tells TheWrap that he hopes his film can break the taboos surrounding homosexuality in Peru.

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What Generations of Gay Men Hand Down in ‘The Inheritance’

What Generations of Gay Men Hand Down in ‘The Inheritance’ | LGBT Movies, Theatre, FIlm & Music | Scoop.it

The professional and personal have blurred for young cast members of Matthew Lopez’s play, which offers a communion with victims of the AIDS crisis.

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Samantha Sidley makes bubbly, LGBTQ-friendly jazz-pop

Samantha Sidley makes bubbly, LGBTQ-friendly jazz-pop | LGBT Movies, Theatre, FIlm & Music | Scoop.it

The L.A. singer's quietly radical new album, "Interior Person," featuring "I Like Girls," was born from surviving both a serious illness and a sexual assault.

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Jozzy Interview: 'Old Town Road' Co-Writer Talks Being Out in Hip-Hop, Spirit Day & More

Jozzy Interview: 'Old Town Road' Co-Writer Talks Being Out in Hip-Hop, Spirit Day & More | LGBT Movies, Theatre, FIlm & Music | Scoop.it

For rapper and songwriter Jozzy, life is pretty sweet. She's always had an ability to attract talented artists — she got her start by writing for Timbaland and Missy Elliott, and has since written for the likes of Fergie and Tinashe, while collaborating with artists like Lil Wayne, G-Eazy and more.

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Nikiah Swartz's curator insight, October 20, 1:50 PM
She’s talented and an exceptional songwriter and artist. The source is very informative on pulling you in and letting you know who the artist is and what she does. A major informational resource for the industry.
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On Theater: Raunchy fun in South Coast Repertory's 'Canadians'

On Theater: Raunchy fun in South Coast Repertory's 'Canadians' | LGBT Movies, Theatre, FIlm & Music | Scoop.it

“The Canadians,” currently world premiering at South Coast Repertory, is a mildly outrageous new comedy from playwright Adam Bock, where anyone can play anyone, regardless of gender.

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Move over, Disney! Meet the woman leading the LGBT cartoon revolution

Move over, Disney! Meet the woman leading the LGBT cartoon revolution | LGBT Movies, Theatre, FIlm & Music | Scoop.it

A gay-eity in the geek world, Rebecca Sugar is shaking up animation with a gender-neutral hero, an army of non-binary women – and the first lesbian wedding on kids’ TV

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Gay performers shine with several wins at the Emmy Awards

Gay performers shine with several wins at the Emmy Awards | LGBT Movies, Theatre, FIlm & Music | Scoop.it

Gay performers shined at the Emmy Awards on Sunday with wins in several categories including best actor in a drama series, which went to "Pose" star Billy Porter as the first openly gay black man to take home the honor.

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GLOW season 3 and the evolution of queer storytelling

GLOW season 3 and the evolution of queer storytelling | LGBT Movies, Theatre, FIlm & Music | Scoop.it

GLOW season 3 addresses the queer and LGBT issues of the '80s that had been simmering in the background

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Inaugural Pride List 2019: See the Industry-Shaping LGBTQ Executives

Inaugural Pride List 2019: See the Industry-Shaping LGBTQ Executives | LGBT Movies, Theatre, FIlm & Music | Scoop.it

For Billboard’s inaugural Pride List, 40 executives who hail from every sector of the music business and self-identify as LGBTQ share their most recent professional achievements, why they’re optimistic in an era of unprecedented cultural change and their determination to see doors open wider -- for the benefit of the entire creative community.

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Singer/Songwriter Donovan Holden Releases New Album, A Brighter Day

Singer/Songwriter Donovan Holden Releases New Album, A Brighter Day | LGBT Movies, Theatre, FIlm & Music | Scoop.it

A Ohio native, Donovan Holden, began early on to write his own songs, in notebooks, vastly influence bu the radio tunes of the time: country, soul, rock n’ roll, pop, blues, jazz, gospel, and sacred music, which all seemingly co-existed together before the days of heavily formatted radio.

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Why 'Before Stonewall' Was Such a Hard Movie to Make

Why 'Before Stonewall' Was Such a Hard Movie to Make | LGBT Movies, Theatre, FIlm & Music | Scoop.it

Making a landmark documentary about LGBTQ Americans before 1969 meant digging through countless archives to find traces of a forgotten subculture.

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