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  SHOWBIZ Jerrod Carmichael, Alan Cumming, Andre Leon Talley, AIDS drama

Openly gay stand-up comic and recent Golden Globes host Jerrod Carmichael is set to star in a comedy documentary series for HBO, according to Entertainment Weekly. The yet-untitled series will center on Carmichael's personal life, following ...


 
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  SHOWBIZ Lil Nas X, Sam Smith, tennis items, Oscars, Queerties

Famed children's entertainers The Wiggles sent parents into a frenzy when they posted a photo with out rapper Lil Nas X to their Instagram account and wrote, "New collab in the wind?," according to LGBTQ Nation. ...


 
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  Director Lukas Dhont's Oscar-nominated drama gets 'Close' to audiences everywhere

Belgian director Lukas Dhont's new French-language film Close—a nominee for Best International Feature Film for the 95th Annual Academy Awards—tells the touching story of two 13-year-old best friends, Leo (Eden ...


 
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  Billy Masters: George Santos gets to be a real drag, and all the dish you need

"If you're an enemy of drag, you're an enemy of mine." —George Lopez criticizes Ron DeSantis' "War on Drag Queens." There are some stories I try to stay away from, and that includes George Santos—if I ...


 
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  SHOWBIZ 'Planet Sex,' Critics Choice Awards, Madonna, Theo James

The show Planet Sex with Cara Delevingne will debut on Hulu on Feb. 14 (Valentine's Day), Out noted. Planet Sex is a six-episode docuseries following the model/actress. "On this immersive journey, she puts her mind and ...


 
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  Controversial conversion therapy doc has its Chicago premiere

Chronicle Cinema presented the celebrated and controversial documentary film Conversion in its Chicago premiere on Jan. 12. The nearly sold-out premiere, which took place at the Landmark Century Centre Cinema, also featured a red-carpet experience and ...


 
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  SHOWBIZ Indigo Girls, LGBTQ+ films, GALECA nods, Jeremy Pope

Indigo Girls will perform at an opening-night celebration for the Sundance Film Festival on Jan. 19 in Park City, Utah, Variety reported. The Grammy-winning lesbian folk-rock duo are debuting their new documentary, It's Only Life After All, ...


 
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  Black LGBTQ+ film festival among Chicago NEA grant recipients

The Black Alphabet Film Festival—the world's oldest Black LGBTQ+-focused event of its kind—was part of the first round of grant recipients from the National Endowment of the Arts (NEA), receiving $20,000. In a press release, Black ...


 
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  SHOWBIZ Diversity report, Dave Bautista, Leslie Jordan, greatest singers

The USC Annenberg Inclusion Initiative's latest "Inclusion in the Director's Chair" report analyzes the gender and race/ethnicity of the directors behind last year's 100 highest-grossing movies in the country, while the San Diego State Center ...


 
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  SHOWBIZ Best in theater, TV, film and music; Obama's favorites; 'Glass Onion'

Deadline's Broadway critic revealed his picks for the best of 2022. Leopoldstadt topped his list, but other productions included Kimberly Akimbo, Some Like It Hot, Into the Woods, Hangmen, Ain't No Mo', A Strange Loop, Topdog/Underdog, ...


 
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  Billy Masters: All the retrospective you'll need to show 2022 the door

"He doesn't like gay people. Doesn't want them in Russia. And then he's got the wonderful basketball player and he won't let her out. Make up your mind! He's always acting so butch and strutting around. You know what that ...


 
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  SHOWBIZ Janelle Monae, Harvey Guillen, Whitney Houston, 'Drag Race,' Greg Berlanti

Janelle Monae has teased a new album, joking that they now has a "clone" for music who has been hard at work in the studio, NME noted. Monae—whose leading part as Helen Brand in the new Glass Onion: ...


 
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  WORLD Scottish pro-trans law, Ukrainian bill, trans activist, Olympics

On Dec. 22, Scotland's parliament approved disputed reforms that make it easier for trans people to change their legal gender, including removing the need for a medical diagnosis of gender dysphoria and lowering the minimum age ...


 
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  SHOWBIZ Best and worst films, Broadway, Adam Lambert, 'Proud Family,' women's hockey

IndieWire revealed its list of the best LGBTQ+ films and TV series of 2022. Just some of the selections included Benediction, Bros, Do Revenge, Fire Island, Everything Everywhere All At Once, The Inspection, Los Espookys, P-Valley, ...


 
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  SHOWBIZ Jerrod Carmichael, 'Heartstopper,' Lena Waithe, Gyllenhaal, Cher

Out comedian Jerrod Carmichael will host the 80th Annual Golden Globe Awards, Deadline reported. After a yearlong hiatus, the three-hour telecast will air on Tuesday, Jan. 10, 2023 from The Beverly Hilton in Beverly Hills on NBC and ...


 
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  WORLD Mexican report, Kristen Stewart, Elton John, Netanyahu

The Human Rights Campaign Foundation (HRCF) launched the sixth annual HRC Equidad MX: Programa Global de Equidad Laboral—a survey evaluating LGBTQ+ workplace inclusion within major Mexican businesses and multinationals, a press ...


 
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  'Art and Pep' documents the accomplishments by and love between Chicago activists

While giving a speech at a party early in the new documentary Art and Pep, activist and Sidetrack co-owner Arthur Johnston says, "The only ones we gay people can rely on is each other." Art and ...


 
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  Filmmaker reworks locally-produced holiday film Scrooge & Marley for upcoming stage reading

It's been 10 years since Chicago writer/musician/perfomer Richard Knight, Jr. co-directed and co-wrote the LGBTQ+ holiday film Scrooge & Marley. "One of the most memorable nights of my life was the premiere at the Music Box, ...


 
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  Actor Colby Minifie portrays an unfamiliar 'Homebody' in new film

Actor Colby Minifie inhabits a whole new 'Homebody' in new film By Matt Simonette The new film Homebody, featuring actor Colby Minifie (The Boys, Jessica Jones) and helmed by gay director Joseph Sackett, initially seems to ...


 
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  SHOWBIZ 'Bros,' awards, Bjork, video-game love story, 'White Lotus'

The gay rom-com film Bros started streaming on Peacock on Dec. 2, Out noted. Written by Billy Eichner and Nicholas Stoller (and directed by the latter), Bros was produced by Judd Apatow and starred Eichner along with an all-LGBTQ+ ...


 
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  Billy Porter receives star on Hollywood Walk of Fame

On Dec. 1, award-winning actor/director/singer/playwright Billy Porter received a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. "I'm just so blessed and so grateful to be here," he said, according to KTLA. "James Baldwin said, 'It's an ...


 
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  SHOWBIZ Elton John, Leslie Jordan, Joel Kim Booster, Janelle Monae

Elton John gave Los Angeles concluded a three-show run on Nov. 20 back inside Dodger Stadium, taking a final bow as part of his "Farewell Yellow Brick Road Tour," according to The Hollywood Reporter. The concert ...


 
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  SHOWBIZ Grammy nominees, Gabrielle Union, Trevor Noah, Brendan Fraser

Out Magazine compiled a list of some of the 2023 LGBTQA+ Grammy nominees. Among those on the list were Brandi Carlile (who earned another seven Grammy nominations this year, raising her career total to 25), Lady ...


 
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  Hong Kong lesbian romance premieres at local film festival

Hong Kong Lesbian Romance Premieres At Film Festival by Vernon Hester �As part of the semi-annual Asian Pop-Up Cinema Film Festival, which ran from September 10 through November 6, The First Girl I Loved had its ...


 
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  SHOWBIZ Queer channel, gay actor dies, Jeopardy!, Luke and Chris Evans

Fuse Media—a Latino-owned, multiplatform entertainment company—announced that in partnership with OUTtv, it is expanding its suite of DEI FAST channels with the launch of the channel OUTtv Proud, per a press release. Set for a 2023 ...


 
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  Actress Rebel Wilson gets engaged, announces birth of first child [UPDATE]

Actress Rebel Wilson (Pitch Perfect) is engaged to girlfriend Ramona Agruma after dating for seven months, according to Page Six. ...


 
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  SHOWBIZ Nathan Lane, gala, Beyonce, Kevin Aviance, Henry Cavill, Shania

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Nathan Lane is returning to Broadway this winter to star in the debut run of Pictures of Home, per The Hollywood Reporter. Based on the photo memoir by Larry Sultan of the same name and adapted ...


 
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  WORLD World Cup, Ukraine president, purge survivors, Eddie Izzard

Fahad bin Mohammed Al-Attiyah, Qatar's ambassador to the UK, said LGBTQ+ couples visiting the country for the World Cup can "hold hands" but should be mindful of "public displays of affection," according to PinkNews. He told ...


 
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  Sheryl Lee Ralph producing HIV/AIDS documentary

Recent Emmy winner Sheryl Lee Ralph has signed on to produce Unexpected, a documentary short about women of color living with HIV in the South, Variety reported. Directed by Zeberiah Newman, the film will chronicle Masonia ...


 
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  The Chicago International Film Fest's OutLook Series: Bigger, better, bolder in 2022

The Chicago International Film Festival has presented moving pictures from around the world to the public for 58 years after being founded in 1964 by openly gay graphic artist Michael Kutza. During Oct. 12=23, cinephiles were ...


 
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  'Will & Grace' actor Leslie Jordan dies in car accident

Leslie Jordan—the openly gay actor who rose to fame on Will & Grace as the frenemy of Megan Mullally's Karen Walker and was immediately recognizable by his Southern accent—died in a single-car crash in Hollywood on ...


 
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  SHOWBIZ 'P-Valley,' Dan Levy, trans/non-binary panel, Christina Aguilera, Spirit Day

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Starz has renewed the show P-Valley (the network's most-watched series) for a third season, The Hollywood Reporter noted. The renewal for the series from creator/showrunner Katori Hall arrives more than two months after the sophomore season ...


 
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  Chicago History Museum to host 'Supreme Models' screening Nov. 4

The Costume Council of the Chicago History Museum will host the official Midwest screening of Supreme Models and an exclusive in-person celebration on Friday, Nov. 4, 5:30-9:30 p.m. at The Chicago History Museum, 1601 N. Clark ...


 
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  Spacey sobs on stand during trial, blames publicist for apology to Rapp

Two-time Oscar winner Kevin Spacey became visibly distraught in a New York City courtroom on Oct. 17, breaking down as he blamed his publicist for convincing him to publicly apologize to Anthony Rapp in 2017 after ...


 
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  WORLD Brittney Griner, Montenegro Pride, Nobel Prize winners, Brazilian film

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(NOTE: This week's news contains some graphic details. Please be advised.) Former U.S. ambassador to the United Nations Bill Richardson said that lesbian WNBA star Brittney Griner and former U.S. Marine Paul Whelan, who are being ...


 
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  SHOWBIZ 'Mean Girls' actor, Melissa Etheridge, asexual singer, Elton John, 'Glee'

Openly gay actor Jonathan Bennett (Mean Girls), in an Instagram video, reminded his followers of the importance of regular cancer screenings by documenting his experience getting a mammogram, according to ...


 
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  MOVIES 'Art and Pep' documents the accomplishments from and love between Chicago activists

While giving a speech at a party early in the new documentary Art and Pep, activist and Sidetrack co-owner Arthur Johnston says, "The only ones we gay people can rely on is each other." Art and ...


 
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  MOVIES 'Beyond Ed Buck' to kick off Black Alphabet Film Festival on Nov. 5

Black Alphabet—a nonprofit committed to promoting equity awareness on behalf of the Black LGBTQ+ community through the use of media and the arts—announced the 9th Annual Black Alphabet Film Festival (BAFF) will kick off with the ...


 
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  MOVIES Reeling Film Festival announces award recipients

Reeling: The 40th Chicago LGBTQ+ International Film Festival announced the winners of the Best Narrative and Documentary Feature Jury and Audience Awards, recognizing artistic achievements in global LGBTQ+ independent ...


 
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  Black Public Media launches gender affirming doc series during LGBT History Month

-- From a press release

NEW YORK (October 5, 2022) — Black Public Media (BPM) is going beyond the gender binary and weighing in on the pronoun debate with a short film series — part of its latest BE HEARD! social ...


 
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  Chelsea Manning, Jessica Lange and more are part of CHF's fall slate

This fall, the Chicago Humanities Festival (CHF) is bringing some of the biggest names in film, politics, music, literature and activism to stages across Chicago for conversations addressing the theme of "PUBLIC" and how people are ...


 
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  SHOWBIZ 'Black Panther,' 'Horror Story,' Beyonce, video game

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I May Destroy You actress Michaela Coel will play Aneka in Black Panther: Wakanda Forever, according to Out. In the comics, Aneka is a Wakandan warrior who identifies as queer and has a relationship with Ayo ...


 
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  Kevin Spacey's sexual-misconduct trial starts Oct. 6

Actor Kevin Spacey is the defendant in a lawsuit filed by Anthony Rapp, the actor who in 2017 made the first in a string of sexual-misconduct allegations, MassLive noted, citing the Associated Press. The trial, expected ...


 
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  Velma officially a lesbian in new 'Scooby Doo' movie

Confirming what many in the LGBTQ+ community already knew, the animated character Velma has officially come out as lesbian. Clips from the brand-new Prime Video movie Trick or Treat Scooby-Doo! that show the Mystery Inc. member ...


 
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  MOVIES 'Bros' stumbles at box office

The Billy Eichner/Luke Macfarlane same-sex romantic-comedy film Bros made history with its LGBTQ+ cast being in a big-budget movie—but, unfortunately, it fizzled at the box office. The Paramount horror movie Smile debuted to a sizzling $22 ...


 
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  SHOWBIZ Hallmark film, Oprah, Janelle Monae, 'Dahmer,' Met Gala

As a part of its "Countdown to Christmas" event, Hallmark Channel announced its first holiday movie that focuses on a gay romance, according to Out. The Holiday Sitter will be released on Sunday, Dec. 11, on ...


 
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  WORLD Fertility strategy, trans youth charity, French PM, Mexican spots

The British government committed to a 10-year strategy to end discrimination against "female same-sex couples" seeking fertility services, according to Human Rights Watch. The first-ever Women's Health Strategy for England ...


 
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  More special guests announced for Chicago International Film Festival

-- From a press release

CHICAGO, Illinois (September 28, 2022) — Today, the Chicago International Film Festival announced new guests and details for its 58th edition, running October 12 - 23, 2022. Film screenings and programs will take place at theaters ...


 
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  REELING Billy Eichner and Luke Macfarlane on their big-budget LGBTQ+ movie 'Bros'

The new movie Bros could prove to be a very important movie in LGBTQ+ culture this year. This gay romantic comedy is directed by Nicholas Stoller, who co-wrote the script with Billy Eichner. Stoller and Eichner ...


 
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  SHOWBIZ Cardi B, Sam Smith, 'Wednesday' series, Sean Hayes, Serena

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Cardi B clapped back at someone on Twitter who declared her a celebrity who "came out as bisexual but never dated someone of the same gender," per Out Magazine. The tweet,—featuring pictures of Cardi, Grimes, Lady ...


 
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  National AIDS Memorial releases 'The Black Community & AIDS'

The National AIDS Memorial has released its latest mini-documentary, "The Black Community & AIDS," the seventh film in its oral history project. "The Black Community & AIDS" chronicles the personal stories of nearly two dozen survivors ...


 
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  REELING Producer, co-director talk about the 'International Male' documentary

Back in 1976, Gene Burkard (influenced by what he saw in Europe) created and sold the "Jock Sock" out of his San Diego shop. That sartorial invention led to the emergence and popularity of International Male—a ...


 
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  MOVIES 'Scrooge & Marley' coming to digital, 10th-anniversary DVD

On digital for the first time, and available in a 10th-anniversary DVD, the classic Chicago-made LGBTQ+ holiday comedy Scrooge & Marley is coming this October from Dark Star Pictures. An adaptation of Charles Dickens' 1843 novella ...


 
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  MOVIES 2022 Reeling Film Festival reviews

Universal Pictures must have felt guilty about opening Bros, touted as "the first gay rom-com released by a major studio," i.e., aimed at a general audience (What about The Birdcage or In and Out?) opposite the ...


 
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  AIDS organization honors actors Farrell, Ralph and Theron

On Sept. 15, The Elizabeth Taylor AIDS Foundation (ETAF) honored actors Sheryl Lee Ralph, Charlize Theron and Colin Farrell with the Elizabeth Taylor Commitment to End AIDS Award at The Elizabeth Taylor Ball to End AIDS ...


 
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  SHOWBIZ 'Watermelon Woman,' 'Dragula,' Indigo Girls, 'Dahmer' series

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Cheryl Dunye shared a photo on Facebook confirming that her 1996 groundbreaking lesbian-themed film Watermelon Woman is now officially part of the National Film Registry Library. According to the library's website, some of the other movies ...


 
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  WORLD Malta PM, Kenya official, Kharkiv Pride, sex-education campaign

Malta Prime Minister Robert Abela has promised reforms for the country's LGBTQ+ community, including free gender-affirming surgery for trans people, according to PinkNews. In an interview with ONE Radio, he said, "I believe that social reform ...


 
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  Actress/singer/advocate Lynda Carter honored at National Museum of Mexican Art

On Sept. 17, iconic actress, award-winning producer and accomplished singer Lynda Carter received the prestigious Sor Juana Legacy Award from the National Museum of Mexican Art. In a sold-out lunch and interview program held in the ...


 
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  Chicago International Film Festival founder talks about memoir, coming out at event

Michael Kutza—who founded the Chicago International Film Festival almost six decades ago—told stories about his long, award-winning career in the film industry Sept. 14 at Center on Halsted and signed copies of his new memoir, Starstruck. ...


 
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  HBO documentary about Dustin Lance Black to debut Oct. 18

The HBO documentary Mama's Boy, directed by Laurent Bouzereau (HBO's Natalie Wood: What Remains Behind), will debut Tuesday, Oct. 18, during LGBTQ History Month. The film will debut on HBO and be available to stream on ...


 
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  Artemis Singers/Reeling Fest screening lesbian mockumentary, 'Vulveeta,' Sept. 23

-- From a press release

CHICAGO─Artemis Singers, www.artemissingers.org, Chicago's lesbian feminist chorus, is a Community Partner of Reeling: The 40th Chicago LGBTQ+ International Film Festival for their screening of Vulveeta, a mockumentary about the reunion ...


 
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  SHOWBIZ Religion movie, Laverne Cox, 'Will & Grace,' Jeopardy!, Elton John

The LGBTQ+ film Wonderfully Made—LGBTQ+R(eligion) will have its New York premiere at the Woodstock Film Festival on Thursday, Sept. 29, following its world premiere at Out in Film in Atlanta on Saturday, Sept. 24, per a ...


 
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  George Michael is the focus of the new film 'Portrait of an Artist'

On Christmas Day 2016, the world awoke to shocking news. George Michael, one of music's brightest stars since the 1980s, had died suddenly in his sleep at age 53. So many were left reeling—people who felt ...


 
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  SHOWBIZ Lady Gaga, VMAs, Emmys, daytime soap, anti-trans comments

Lady Gaga might perform a virtual concert on the popular online video game Fortnite sometime soon, according to Out Magazine, citing Kotaku. In a previous press release by Fortnite developer Epic Games, the studio announced that ...


 
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  WORLD Trans activist killed, abduction, BlueCity, OutRight, trans golfer

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The murder of a prominent transgender activist in Argentina has sparked outrage across the country, The Washington Blade reported. Clarín, an Argentine newspaper, reported Alejandra Ironici, 45, was found dead in her home in Santa Fe. ...


 
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  Hollywood medium Tyler Henry talks tour, coming out and celebrity readings

Odds are that someone you know is familiar with the name Tyler Henry. Henry, star of the Netflix series Life after Death with Tyler Henry, continues to be the most sought-after clairvoyant medium both in the ...


 
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  MUSIC Chicago Philharmonic to perform 'Ghostbusters' on Oct. 8

The Chicago Philharmonic Society and the Auditorium Theatre will present "Ghostbusters Live in Concert" on Saturday, Oct. 8, at 7:30 p.m. at the Auditorium Theatre, 50 E Ida B Wells Dr. The full Ghostbusters film will ...


 
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  Real-life-based gay military movie 'The Inspection' coming out Nov. 18

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The movie The Inspection—based on director Elegance Bratton's own life—will be out in theaters on Friday, Nov. 18. In Bratton's film inspired by his own story, a young, gay Black man—rejected by his mother and with ...


 
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  SHOWBIZ Ariana DeBose, trans child model, 'Take Me Out,' 'Feud'

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Prime Video and Blumhouse Television announced the upcoming psychological thriller House of Spoils, starring queer Academy Award winner Ariana DeBose, per a press release. The film (directed by Bridget Savage Cole and Danielle Krudy from their ...


 
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  Reeling Chicago LGBTQ+ International Film Fest coming Sept. 22 - Oct. 6

-- From a press release

The 40th edition of the Reeling Chicago LGBTQ+ International Film Festival will run from Sept. 22 to Oct. 6, 2022, two weeks of powerful filmmaking with over 100 films from LGBTQ+ filmmakers all over the world. ...


 
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  Actor Ezra Miler seeking treatment for mental-health issues

After troubling behavior that has included charges of harassment and felony burglary, as well as allegations of assault and abuse, non-binary actor Ezra Miller (Justice League; The Perks of Being a Wallflower), said they are seeking ...


 
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  Billy Masters

"Steven Spielberg recently remade West Side Story and bent over [backward] to respect ethnicities and ended up pleasing nobody. And it's too bad, because the original musical was written by Stephen Sondheim, Arthur Laurents and Leonard ...


 
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  SHOWBIZ 'The L Word,' drag queens, Tanya Tucker, Wanda Sykes, David Bowie

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Showtime announced that Grammy and Emmy nominee Margaret Cho, Joey Lauren Adams and Emmy nominee Joanna Cassidy will guest-star in the third season of the series The L Word: Generation Q, along with previously announced Grammy-nominated ...


 
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  Five Worth Finding: Movie short, 'Kaepernick,' ice cream and more

—Fraud: Non-binary director Zen Zadih Pace's debut narrative short, Fraud—starring trans actress Dana Aliya Levinson (STARZ's American Gods) and Babak Tafti (Showtime's Super Pumped)—was selected for ...


 
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  Actress Anne Heche dies at age 53

Anne Heche—the actress who starred in a string of high-profile late '90s movies including Six Days Seven Nights, Donnie Brasco and Wag the Dog as well as Emmy-winning TV shows such as Men in Trees and ...


 






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