Category Archives: film

Why It Gets Better: Our New Goal; Diversity within Diversity

With the release of the trailer for the movie Stonewall there has been much disappointment and discussion over the lack of representation of diversity within the characters. This mainly focuses on the lack of people of color and lack of transgender people … Continue reading

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Director To Launch LGBT History Documentary Starring You

Joe Jervis, blogger for Joe. My. God., reports that director Stu Maddix, who’s fims Include the documentary Gen Silent, is launching a new documentary project. The project, entitled Reel In The Closet, wants to trace Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender … Continue reading

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How ‘Hedwig and the Angry Inch’ Came to Be

Rolling Stone magazine has an extensive interview with numerous people who were involved with the creation, staging and filmmaking of Hedwig and the Angry Inch: Michael Mayer (Director, Hedwig on Broadway): John and I had done a play together at … Continue reading

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‘Do I Sound Gay?’ Documentary to Explore the Gay Voice; Literally

David Thorpe is producing a documentary to explore the tone of the gay male voice and if, in some people, it is a give away to sexual orientation. Confession: I’ve always been self-conscious about “sounding gay.” It’s one of the … Continue reading

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Throwback Thursday: Billy Ray Cyrus Circa 1999

Check out that hair. I use to think that Billy Ray Cyrus was one of the most attractive men in country music and it was mostly because of that hair. This cover is from a 1999 issue of Country Weekly … Continue reading

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Movie Review: ‘I Want Your Love’

If you are looking for a film with angst-filled, self-pitying, aimless characters, Travis Matthews’s I Want Your Love is the film for you. Jessie is spending his last weekend in San Francisco. He’s an artist and in his 30s (which … Continue reading

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Movie Review: Phoenix directed by Michael Akers

Excellent concept; okay execution. Phoenix tells the story of two men spurned by a mutual lover who find solace in each other’s arms. The concept has the potential to be sexy and psychological; an examination of how we rebound and … Continue reading

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LGBT Profile: Filmmaker Lee Daniels

I did not realize that Daniel’s had some high profile movies before The Butler. from Out magazines ‘Out100’ 2013: The narrative of Daniels’s hard-living, hard-working life is a movie in itself, and maybe one day he’ll make it. He watched … Continue reading

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LGBT History: ‘The Case Against 8’ Documentary

History as we lived it is the subject of a new documentary by Ben Cotner and Brian White. From The Huffington Post: Two gay couples who waged a five-year court battle to restore same-sex marriage in California are back in … Continue reading

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Meeting Transgender Kids Helped Jared Leto Understand His Character Rayon

Jared Leto turns in a fantastic performance as Rayon, a transgender woman, in the film Dallas Buyers Club. In the January/February 2014 issue of HIV Plus magazine, Leto talks about how he understood the character and how meeting some transgender … Continue reading

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