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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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New Documentary Celebrates 1 Year Anniversary Of Same-Sex Marriage In Taiwan

New Documentary Celebrates 1 Year Anniversary Of Same-Sex Marriage In Taiwan | LGBT Movies, Theatre, FIlm & Music | Scoop.it

In the anniversary of same-sex marriage in Taiwan, three couples show us the importance of keep fighting in the documentary “Taiwan Equals Love” 

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For This Lesbian Romance, World War II Is Just One Complication

For This Lesbian Romance, World War II Is Just One Complication | LGBT Movies, Theatre, FIlm & Music | Scoop.it

Dola de Jong’s 1954 novel “The Tree and the Vine” is a portrait of two women dogged by issues too personal to be defined by political catastrophe.

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Monica Raymund on Playing an LGBT Character in Hightown: 'Any Time I Get to Represent My Community, I Jump On It'

Monica Raymund on Playing an LGBT Character in Hightown: 'Any Time I Get to Represent My Community, I Jump On It' | LGBT Movies, Theatre, FIlm & Music | Scoop.it

Raymund also weighs in on whether she'll return to Chicago Fire

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PBS Celebrates 'Pride Month' With Series on LGBTQ+ Identity in the South, 'Prideland'

PBS Celebrates 'Pride Month' With Series on LGBTQ+ Identity in the South, 'Prideland' | LGBT Movies, Theatre, FIlm & Music | Scoop.it

The Public Broadcasting Service (PBS), which receives over $300 million in federal funding each year through the Corporation for Public Broadcasting (CPB), is introducing a series to celebrate "Pride Month" in June that will examine LGBTQ+ life in the southern United States. 

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Gay Man Finds Confidence And Sheds His Toxic Masculinity On The Theater Stage. “For Once, You’re Seeing The Real Me.”

Gay Man Finds Confidence And Sheds His Toxic Masculinity On The Theater Stage. “For Once, You’re Seeing The Real Me.” | LGBT Movies, Theatre, FIlm & Music | Scoop.it

My name is Jack. I'm from Chicago, Illinois. So I came out of the closet when I was about 15 years old. I come from a very masculine, sportsy

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Where Did All the Lesbian Bars Go? Increasingly, They’re on TV

Where Did All the Lesbian Bars Go? Increasingly, They’re on TV | LGBT Movies, Theatre, FIlm & Music | Scoop.it

Most lesbian bars have vanished in recent decades — and that was before the pandemic. But three current TV shows offer their own fictional forms of wish fulfillment.

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Alice Wu’s Lesbian Rom-Com Was Influential, but Her Follow-Up Wasn’t Easy

Alice Wu’s Lesbian Rom-Com Was Influential, but Her Follow-Up Wasn’t Easy | LGBT Movies, Theatre, FIlm & Music | Scoop.it

When she made “Saving Face,” Wu didn’t expect to influence a generation of Asian-American actresses and directors. Her new Netflix movie arrives in a much different time.

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“All in My Family” Highlights the LGBT+ Asian American Experience

“All in My Family” Highlights the LGBT+ Asian American Experience | LGBT Movies, Theatre, FIlm & Music | Scoop.it

“All in My Family” documents the experiences of Hao Wu, a gay Chinese American film director, as he and his partner start a non-traditional family and learn how to raise children via surrogate mothers amid backlash from Wu’s conversative family. But this 40-minute documentary is also about the cultural and generational barriers gay people all over the world have to overcome.

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Gay Literature Is Out of the Closet. So Why Is Deception a Big Theme?

Gay Literature Is Out of the Closet. So Why Is Deception a Big Theme? | LGBT Movies, Theatre, FIlm & Music | Scoop.it

Until recently, gay literary characters had to hide their identities. But even now the closet — and the lies and concealment it implies — remains a surprisingly potent metaphor.

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Will Theater Come Back? What Will It Look Like When It Does?

Will Theater Come Back? What Will It Look Like When It Does? | LGBT Movies, Theatre, FIlm & Music | Scoop.it

From Broadway to black-box stages, theaters have shuttered for the foreseeable future. Playwright Matthew Lopez imagines the next act.

berto's curator insight, April 26, 4:22 PM
Not only movie theaters will take a hit from this pandemic. But music theatre and broadway are losing money every single day because they have to keep there doors shut. The live theatre and its musical performances require an audience of tens to hundreds per show. Because of COVID 19 broadway and other music theatre related business will most likely shut down if this prolongs any further.
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Netflix Documentary ‘Circus of Books’ Highlights LGBT, US History

Netflix Documentary ‘Circus of Books’ Highlights LGBT, US History | LGBT Movies, Theatre, FIlm & Music | Scoop.it

Karen and Barry Mason were an average couple living the 1980s Southern California dream — a humble home in West Hollywood, three healthy children, weekly services at a synagogue in the San Fernando…

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Drag's next act: We're Here, RuPaul, more bring 'money and momentum' to gay TV

Drag's next act: We're Here, RuPaul, more bring 'money and momentum' to gay TV | LGBT Movies, Theatre, FIlm & Music | Scoop.it

We're Here, RuPaul's Drag Race, NightGowns, Dragnificent, more set the stage for drag's evolution.

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Hilarious Queer Stand-Up Specials to Stream While You Quarantine

Hilarious Queer Stand-Up Specials to Stream While You Quarantine | LGBT Movies, Theatre, FIlm & Music | Scoop.it

During times where it’s difficult to laugh, such as we’re in now, we find ourselves needing humor more than ever. Thankfully, we are living in something of a golden age for stand-up comedy, with streaming services offering access to specials new and old alike for your binge-watching pleasure. Here are some LGBTQ comedians with specials help you laugh your ass off while you sit it at home during quarantine.

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All-Star Live Stream Benefit Reading of Del Shores’ Play SORDID LIVES

All-Star Live Stream Benefit Reading of Del Shores’ Play SORDID LIVES | LGBT Movies, Theatre, FIlm & Music | Scoop.it

The Del Shores Foundation presents a one-night-only benefit reading of the original SORDID LIVES play by Del Shores for a #SordidLiveStream. The reading will be live streamed on YouTube and Facebook on Sunday, May 31 at 5pm Pacific/8pm Eastern, hosted and produced by Emerson Collins and Del Shores.

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IKEA takes a stand (again) supporting the LGBTQ+ community in Hungary

IKEA takes a stand (again) supporting the LGBTQ+ community in Hungary | LGBT Movies, Theatre, FIlm & Music | Scoop.it

In Celebration of Pride Month, IKEA unveiled the limited-edition Rainbow Shopping Bag in other countries in the past, but now the bags are available on IKEA’s Hungarian website too.

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Taiwan’s LGBTQ Streamer GagaOOLala Launches Worldwide

Taiwan’s LGBTQ Streamer GagaOOLala Launches Worldwide | LGBT Movies, Theatre, FIlm & Music | Scoop.it

LGBTQ-focused streaming platform GagaOOLala officially launched worldwide Friday in all territories except for China and North Korea.  The streamer is backed by Taipei-based Portico Media, one of t…

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Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt's Tituss Burgess: 'I’m the most boring of the rainbow of gay men'

Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt's Tituss Burgess: 'I’m the most boring of the rainbow of gay men' | LGBT Movies, Theatre, FIlm & Music | Scoop.it

The scene-stealing sitcom star on how Tina Fey rescued his career with a role in TV’s kookiest comedy, and what he’s really like behind the memes

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Eastsiders' Kit Williamson Says LGBTQ Characters 'Saved My Life'

Eastsiders' Kit Williamson Says LGBTQ Characters 'Saved My Life' | LGBT Movies, Theatre, FIlm & Music | Scoop.it

The Eastsiders creator-writer-star opens up about what the show means to him, why queer stories matter — and his dream to become "the gay male Phoebe Waller-Bridge"

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In virtual 'Borders,' the radical realism of a gay meetup on Grindr

In virtual 'Borders,' the radical realism of a gay meetup on Grindr | LGBT Movies, Theatre, FIlm & Music | Scoop.it

New York's Dirty Laundry Theatre live-streams a stage play with satisfying verisimilitude.

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Award-Winning Director Wendy Jo Carlton’s Love Triangle Feature Film Gets Digital Release

Award-Winning Director Wendy Jo Carlton’s Love Triangle Feature Film Gets Digital Release | LGBT Movies, Theatre, FIlm & Music | Scoop.it

Wolfe Video, the largest exclusive distributor of gay and lesbian films, today announced the early digital release of Wendy Jo Carlton’s critically acclaimed feature film, Good Kisser.

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How World On Fire Spotlights Previously Untold Queer History

How World On Fire Spotlights Previously Untold Queer History | LGBT Movies, Theatre, FIlm & Music | Scoop.it

World on Fire's Webster and Albert redefine queer identity in wartime dramas.

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Brian Michael Smith of '9-1-1: Lone Star' on mindful quarantine

Brian Michael Smith of '9-1-1: Lone Star' on mindful quarantine | LGBT Movies, Theatre, FIlm & Music | Scoop.it

A regular in Fox's '9-1-1: Lone Star,' Smith has gotten a lot of reading done as he waits out the pandemic in a friend's guestroom.

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Living your best LGBT life with Suzi Ruffell

Living your best LGBT life with Suzi Ruffell | LGBT Movies, Theatre, FIlm & Music | Scoop.it

The comic hosts an inclusive, intelligent podcast about queer lives. Plus: a double helping of quarantine comedy from duos including French and Saunders

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The Story Behind Netflix's Coming-Out Doc A Secret Love

The Story Behind Netflix's Coming-Out Doc A Secret Love | LGBT Movies, Theatre, FIlm & Music | Scoop.it

The upcoming film tells the story of Terry Donahue and Pat Henschel, who fell in love in 1947 but kept their romance a secret for more than six decades.

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'It's a triggering film': visceral South African drama Moffie

'It's a triggering film': visceral South African drama Moffie | LGBT Movies, Theatre, FIlm & Music | Scoop.it

The story of a gay conscript in the army in the 80s gave one critic a panic attack – but its director says it sheds light on the nation’s toxic masculinity

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