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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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'Say I Do' Is Like 'Queer Eye' for Weddings - 'Say I Do' Hosts, Plot, Spoilers

'Say I Do' Is Like 'Queer Eye' for Weddings - 'Say I Do' Hosts, Plot, Spoilers | LGBT Movies, Theatre, FIlm & Music | Scoop.it

Netflix's new dating show 'Say I Do' is like 'Queer Eye,' but for weddings. Meet Jeremiah Brent, Thai Nguyen and Gabriele Bertaccini, the hosts making it happen.

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Theater companies turn to streaming for Pride Month offerings

Theater companies turn to streaming for Pride Month offerings | LGBT Movies, Theatre, FIlm & Music | Scoop.it

Pride Films and Plays, About Face Theatre and Playbill.com stream online play readings and adapted stage shows for Pride weekend and beyond.

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Donja R. Love and Carmen LoBue Are Bringing Black Queer Lives Center Stage and Changing Theater

Donja R. Love and Carmen LoBue Are Bringing Black Queer Lives Center Stage and Changing Theater | LGBT Movies, Theatre, FIlm & Music | Scoop.it

Black queer playwrights Donja R. Love and Carmen LoBue talk racism, joy, resistance, and why theater must be radically restructured to foster Black talent and tell Black stories.

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'We Were There, Too' to tell story of Black, Brown, LGBTQ 'outsiders'

'We Were There, Too' to tell story of Black, Brown, LGBTQ 'outsiders' | LGBT Movies, Theatre, FIlm & Music | Scoop.it

'We Were There, Too' is a coming-of-age film inspired by 1980 John Hughes movies, but focusing on "the Brown kids, the LGBTQ kids, the Black kids, the real outsiders, and not the Brat Pack cool kids." The project from Gloria Calderon Kellett and Natasha Rothwell will debut on HBO Max.

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Hulu’s ‘Love, Victor’ tells journey of a Latino gay teen

Hulu’s ‘Love, Victor’ tells journey of a Latino gay teen | LGBT Movies, Theatre, FIlm & Music | Scoop.it

The 2018 film, “Love, Simon,” brought a fresh perspective to the first love, coming-of-age genre through the eyes of a gay teen. Exploring love's innocence, isolation, and fear of rejection, the film showed that...

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Here TV Celebrates Pride Month 2020

Here TV Celebrates Pride Month 2020 | LGBT Movies, Theatre, FIlm & Music | Scoop.it

Here TV highlights an exclusive selection of social justice programming - Here TV, America’s first and largest LGBTQ+ video channel, is celebrating Pride Month 2020 with an exclusive selection of LGBTQ+ programming, documentaries and films...

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Boys’ Love: The Gay Romance TV Genre Taking Over Southeast Asia

Boys’ Love: The Gay Romance TV Genre Taking Over Southeast Asia | LGBT Movies, Theatre, FIlm & Music | Scoop.it

Some see it as a win for diversity, others fear problematic representations of the LGBTQ community.

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‘The Q Agenda’ Returns to LATV Networks for Pride 2020

‘The Q Agenda’ Returns to LATV Networks for Pride 2020 | LGBT Movies, Theatre, FIlm & Music | Scoop.it

LATV Networks will premiere season 3 of weekly Latinx LGBTQ+ talk show ‘The Q Agenda’ Thursday, June 4, at 8:30 p.m. ET/9 p.m. PT, making Pride month that much more festive come quarantine or high water

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Pride in Your Art: A Look at LGBTQ+ Representation in Media (Part 2)

Pride in Your Art: A Look at LGBTQ+ Representation in Media (Part 2) | LGBT Movies, Theatre, FIlm & Music | Scoop.it

In March of 1970, one year after the Stonewall Riots, director William Friedkin released a movie called The Boys in the Band. The movie, based on the play of the same name originally written by Mart Crowley, was seen as a landmark is ga

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Canada’s OUTtv Picks Up ‘They Them Us’ from New Indie Donut Films

Canada’s OUTtv Picks Up ‘They Them Us’ from New Indie Donut Films | LGBT Movies, Theatre, FIlm & Music | Scoop.it

Scriptwriter and journalist Jane Marlow and producer Virginia Orr have launched Donut Films, with the company’s first project, “They Them Us,” being picked up by Canadian LGBTQ+ television network …

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HBO’s ‘Legendary’ serves up loud, proud ballroom culture

HBO’s ‘Legendary’ serves up loud, proud ballroom culture | LGBT Movies, Theatre, FIlm & Music | Scoop.it

The series lifts the veil off the underground world of ballroom culture, in which historically black and Latino LGBT youths compete in elaborate performances on a runway.

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PBS to air gay-rights special for Pride Month

PBS to air gay-rights special for Pride Month | LGBT Movies, Theatre, FIlm & Music | Scoop.it

In the documentary, Dyllon Burnside (“Pose”) travels through his native South, viewing changed attitudes toward gays. Some early segments are fairly forgettable; then he meets Kennedy.

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Groundbreaking Book Details When Mafia Controlled Gay Bars

Groundbreaking Book Details When Mafia Controlled Gay Bars | LGBT Movies, Theatre, FIlm & Music | Scoop.it

In celebrating LGBTQ Pride this June when so much of the world has embraced equality it's difficult to imagine that illicit bars run by the Mafia once were one of the few gathering places for gays and lesbians.

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‘Mucho Mucho Amor’ Trailer: Netflix Documentary on Gay Latinx Icon Walter Mercado

‘Mucho Mucho Amor’ Trailer: Netflix Documentary on Gay Latinx Icon Walter Mercado | LGBT Movies, Theatre, FIlm & Music | Scoop.it

The flamboyant Puerto Rican astrologer who enthralled the Latin world with his sequined capes and horoscopes gets a loving film treatment.

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With COVID-19, Much Like HIV, Stigma Kills Prevention Efforts

With COVID-19, Much Like HIV, Stigma Kills Prevention Efforts | LGBT Movies, Theatre, FIlm & Music | Scoop.it

Sean Strub founded the HIV publication POZ and the advocacy group The Sero Project. Now he's showcased in a documentary that tells the story of how he became the mayor of Milford, Pennsylvania.

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First LGBTQ+ Virtual Reality Channel Launches First Pride Event in VR

First LGBTQ+ Virtual Reality Channel Launches First Pride Event in VR | LGBT Movies, Theatre, FIlm & Music | Scoop.it

Revry Partners with VR Platform, Littlstar, for First Queer VR Channel and First VR Global Pride - Revry, the first LGBTQ+ virtual cable network, has teamed up with Littlstar, the premier livestreaming platform on the PlayStation®4, PlayStation® VR, and Android TV, to launch the first VR streaming channel for the queer community in time for this season of Pride.

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Rodney Hicks and Azure D. Osborne-Lee on ‘Pride Plays’ and Fighting for Black Queer Change in Theater

Rodney Hicks and Azure D. Osborne-Lee on ‘Pride Plays’ and Fighting for Black Queer Change in Theater | LGBT Movies, Theatre, FIlm & Music | Scoop.it

In the first of a two-part series on Black queer playwrights with work in the “Pride Plays” season, Rodney Hicks and Azure D. Osborne-Lee discuss racism, theater, and change.

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Innovative nationalist John Palmer helped Canadian theatre come into its own

Innovative nationalist John Palmer helped Canadian theatre come into its own | LGBT Movies, Theatre, FIlm & Music | Scoop.it

A co-founder of Toronto Free Theatre, he once directed a show called The Pits, with an improvised script and a roaming audience, that was 'way ahead of its time'

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How ‘Disclosure’ Director Sam Feder Brought His Trans Visibility Documentary to Life

How ‘Disclosure’ Director Sam Feder Brought His Trans Visibility Documentary to Life | LGBT Movies, Theatre, FIlm & Music | Scoop.it

In this interview with Sam Feder, the Disclosure director discusses his Netflix documentary, working with Laverne Cox, transgender representation, and more.

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Frameline, Inside Out, NewFest, and Outfest Join Forces

Frameline, Inside Out, NewFest, and Outfest Join Forces | LGBT Movies, Theatre, FIlm & Music | Scoop.it

Several major North American LGBTQ film festivals are forming an alliance so that they can continue to highlight the works of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer filmmakers during the co…

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Book review of The Deviant's War: The Homosexual vs. the United States of America by Eric Cervini

Frank Kameny spent a lifetime changing American attitudes, Eric Cervini writes.

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CSUF News Center - Titan Filmmaker Expands the Boundaries of Queer Storytelling in Dream Job

CSUF News Center - Titan Filmmaker Expands the Boundaries of Queer Storytelling in Dream Job | LGBT Movies, Theatre, FIlm & Music | Scoop.it

Alumnus Damien S. Navarro shares his unconventional journey from aspiring film student to his current role as Executive Director of Outfest, a media and entertainment nonprofit that supports, develops and empowers LGBTQIA+ artists.

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The story of queer country music – and its message of hope

The story of queer country music – and its message of hope | LGBT Movies, Theatre, FIlm & Music | Scoop.it

As LGBTQ+ country artists like Orville Peck and Lil Nas X blaze a trail, Addison Nugent looks at the surprising and little-known tradition of queer country music that preceded them.

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This article from bbc radio speaks on the musician Lil Naz X and his outward expansion it to territory uncharted and how it makes the way for others to do so no matter their sexuality. I believe this is a message not wide speared enough and to have it spread by BBC Radio is fantastic.
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Beyoncé has empowering message for LGBTQ grads: 'Your queerness is beautiful'

Beyoncé has empowering message for LGBTQ grads: 'Your queerness is beautiful' | LGBT Movies, Theatre, FIlm & Music | Scoop.it

As part of the Obamas' "Dear Class of 2020" livestream, the pop star delivered an uplifting message to grads: "Never stop being yourself."

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'Cheer' Star Jerry Harris on Becoming a Gay Icon: 'I Want to Be Someone That’s Fearless'

'Cheer' Star Jerry Harris on Becoming a Gay Icon: 'I Want to Be Someone That’s Fearless' | LGBT Movies, Theatre, FIlm & Music | Scoop.it

Jerry Harris, the fan favorite of Netflix’s “Cheer,” can’t help thinking that his late mom is watching over him as he has become one of this year’s most beloved pop culture phenomenons. “I feel like she’s very, very happy and excited for everything that’s been going on, and she’s really loving it,” Harris, whose mother

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