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Gay rom-com 'Bros' begins filming in NYC

Gay rom-com 'Bros' begins filming in NYC

  • by Jim Provenzano
  • Oct 9, 2021

Soon after gay Twitter calmed down about the Billy Eichner feature film project 'Bros,' which will feature an all-LGBT cast, costar Luke MacFarlane posted a few on-set tight T-shirt thirst-trap photos on his Instagram account.

Chris Kelly: 'The Other Two' co-creator on finding truth through gay comedy

Chris Kelly: 'The Other Two' co-creator on finding truth through gay comedy

  • by Jim Provenzano
  • Oct 5, 2021

"Fame is a mother," reads the tagline for 'The Other Two,' the acclaimed HBO Max comedy series. Whether or not you've seen the show, you've probably already laughed at the writing of the show's co-creator, Chris Kelly.

Chosen family viewing: The Lavender Tube on Pauli Murray, Nuclear Family, Clickbait

Chosen family viewing: The Lavender Tube on Pauli Murray, Nuclear Family, Clickbait

  • by Victoria A. Brownworth
  • Oct 5, 2021

Happy LGBTQ History Month, everybody! How better to celebrate than with some compelling new queer history? Amazon Prime, HBO and Netflix have some superb new offerings.

Oh, dear: 'Evan Hansen's major and minor misfires

Oh, dear: 'Evan Hansen's major and minor misfires

  • by Brian Bromberger
  • Sep 28, 2021

Adapting stage musicals for film is very tricky and the list of successful Broadway musicals that made poor films is legion. We can now add the misfire exploitative disaster 'Dear Evan Hansen' to that ignominious list.

Comic crushes: The Lavender Tube on 'The Other Two,' 'Work in Progress' and new 'L Word'

Comic crushes: The Lavender Tube on 'The Other Two,' 'Work in Progress' and new 'L Word'

  • by Victoria A. Brownworth
  • Sep 21, 2021

'The Other Two' returns to wacky comic touches in its second season; Abby McEnany's dyke-filled dark comedy's daring; 'The L Word: Gen Q's season 2 is smoother, sharper and a touch more emotionally relatable.

'Bloodsisters' - groundbreaking lesbian BDSM video re-released

'Bloodsisters' - groundbreaking lesbian BDSM video re-released

  • by David-Elijah Nahmod
  • Sep 21, 2021

Originally released in 1995, Michelle Handelman's documentary 'Bloodsisters: Leather, Dykes & Sadomasochism' educates and enlightens while preserving the history of San Francisco's lesbian BDSM community.

The Way of the Force: Q-Force's Gabe Liedman

The Way of the Force: Q-Force's Gabe Liedman

  • by Gregg Shapiro
  • Sep 14, 2021

Featuring the voices of a stellar cast of queer and queer-friendly actors, the hot new Netflix series 'Q-Force' takes spy capers to camp levels. Co-creator, writer and costar Gabe Liedman shares some behind-the-scenes stories and inspiration.

Eyes of Tammy Faye: dramatic adaptation of the televangelist documentary

Eyes of Tammy Faye: dramatic adaptation of the televangelist documentary

  • by David-Elijah Nahmod
  • Sep 14, 2021

Jessica Chastain stuns with mascara-eyed sincerity in the narrative adaptation of the acclaimed documentary, 'The Eyes of Tammy Faye,' about the rise and fall of televangelists Jim and Tammy Faye Bakker.

The Truman Show: 'The Capote Tapes' reveals the writer's lost legacy

The Truman Show: 'The Capote Tapes' reveals the writer's lost legacy

  • by Brian Bromberger
  • Sep 14, 2021

The new documentary about Truman Capote largely succeeds in telling the never-heard-before true story behind the headlines and gossip about a gay writer who paid a tremendous price for his gift.

Dystopian directions: The Lavender Tube on 'The Handmaid's Tale,' 'Queer as Folk's reboot & more

Dystopian directions: The Lavender Tube on 'The Handmaid's Tale,' 'Queer as Folk's reboot & more

  • by Victoria A. Brownworth
  • Sep 7, 2021

The nightmare of 'The Handmaid's Tale' plays out in real-life in Texas; 'Queer as Folk' gets a New Orleans reboot; LGBT shows get a nod, and Lance Bass wants a gay 'Bachelor.'

Fauci on film: documentary spans the virologist's work on two pandemics

Fauci on film: documentary spans the virologist's work on two pandemics

  • by Brian Bromberger
  • Sep 7, 2021

As he himself says in the new documentary made about him by National Geographic films, Dr. Anthony Fauci, known mostly for his work in the AIDS and COVID pandemics, "I represent the truth which makes people uncomfortable."

Fall film forum: anticipated autumn movies

Fall film forum: anticipated autumn movies

  • by Brian Bromberger
  • Aug 31, 2021

Whether viewing from home or daring to visit cinemas, movie fans are getting a feast of feature films to feast on this fall, from action and adventure to gay dramas and rebooted classic musicals.

Super. Human. The Lavender Tube on the Paralympic Games, 'AHS 10,' 'The Chair'

Super. Human. The Lavender Tube on the Paralympic Games, 'AHS 10,' 'The Chair'

  • by Victoria A. Brownworth
  • Aug 24, 2021

The Tokyo 2020 Paralympics (delayed a year) boast more out LGBTQ athletes (23) than the dozen who participated in Rio in 2016; an historic number. Also, 'American Horror Story 10' and Sandrah Oh in 'The Chair' are also must-watch TV.

Ema: Fire with fire

Ema: Fire with fire

  • by Gregg Shapiro
  • Aug 24, 2021

When a movie about a pyromaniac sociopath opens with a shot of the burning traffic-light she set ablaze and ends with her refilling a gas can at a petrol station, as Pablo Larraín's 'Ema' does, you know you are in for a scorching experience.