Category Archives: Arts/Entertainment/Media

Ellen Page’s gay rights film, Freeheld, banned from filming at Catholic school


Larissa Nicholson | The Age | October 22, 2014 An Ellen Page (left) and Julianne Moore movie about gay rights gets banned from a Catholic school. Photo: Getty Image A Catholic school withdrew permission for an Ellen Page and Julianne Moore … Continue reading

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Joan Rivers died after complication of lack of oxygen to brain while sedated with Propofol


Greg Hernandez | Gay Star News | October 17, 2014 Joan Rivers died from a lack of oxygen to her brain during a medical procedure last month to deal with changes to her voice as well as problems with acid … Continue reading

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Casting Producer- NOW CASTING: People Facing Tough Moral Decisions


Rob Krakower Punched in the Head Productions punchedinthehead.com (718) 422-0704 ext. 312 rob.krakower@punchedinthehead.com   Facing a Choice Between Right and Wrong? Are you currently facing a decision that challenges your morals, values and beliefs? Are you confronting a choice that’s … Continue reading

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Director Ben Steele dropped by HuffPost Live this week to discuss his new HBO documentary, “Hunted: The War On Gays In Russia.”


Curtis M. Wong | Huffington Post | October 2, 2014 Director Ben Steele dropped by HuffPost Live this week to discuss his new HBO documentary, “Hunted: The War On Gays In Russia.” “Anti-gay attitudes are widespread, unfortunately, in Russia,” he … Continue reading

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The Secret Antigay U.S. Money Behind The WCF and the Global Evangelical War on LGBT Rights


Bruce Wilson | Talk2Action | September 19, 2014 [note to readers: this is an excerpt from my first installment in a Twocare.org/Center Against Religious Extremism series that will examine extensive ties – both financial, organizational, and ideological – between the community … Continue reading

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20 Years After ‘It’s Perfectly Normal,’ What’s Changed?


KJ Dell’Antonia | New York Times | September 18, 2014 “It’s Perfectly Normal,” the go-to guide for teenagers and adults on adolescent sexual health and development, was first published 20 years ago, in 1994. Fifteen years ago, the author Robie H. … Continue reading

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MTV show to make LGBTI history


Joe Morgan | Gay Star News | September 17, 2014 MTV’s Faking It is about to make history by featuring one of the very few intersex characters on television. Lauren, a character played by the endosex (opposite of intersex) actress … Continue reading

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A Book for the People of Ferguson — And Oppressed People Everywhere


Peter Dreier | The American Prospect | September 16, 2014 Most residents of Ferguson, Missouri, have probably never heard of Fred Ross, Sr., but they could use his help now. Ferguson’s population is two-thirds African American, but the mayor, almost … Continue reading

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John Travolta Responds To Gay Rumors, Pending Lawsuit


Cavan Sieczkowski | Huffington Post | September 15, 2014 John Travolta is speaking out about gay rumors and a pending lawsuit filed against him by an alleged former lover. The Daily Beast recently spoke with Travolta about a 2012 lawsuit … Continue reading

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Village Playwrights Halloween “Queer Scare”


CALL FOR SCRIPTS The Village Playwrights will celebrate Halloween with “Queer Scare,” an evening of short play readings at the LGBT Community Center. Five to eight plays will be selected to be read from 8 pm to 10 pm on Wednesday, … Continue reading

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