The Best Queer Films of 2020

The Best Queer Films of 2020 Being a year where everyone was trapped indoors glued to their screens meant, for moviegoers, that smaller films were able to sneak onto the radar, and that especially extended to queer storytelling ...

Outfest Holiday Benefit: Wilson Cruz and Margaret Cho Help Raise Funds for the Queer Film Organization

Outfest Holiday Benefit: Wilson Cruz and Margaret Cho Help Raise Funds for the Queer Film Organization Outfest’s holiday fundraiser “’Twas the Night Before Give-Mas” on Monday night featured appearances by prominent Lgbtqia+ leaders and creatives, including Wilson Cruz, Margaret Cho, Charlie Carver, ...

‘The Prom’ New Trailer: Streep, Kidman, and More Dazzle in Ryan Murphy’s Big Netflix Musical

‘The Prom’ New Trailer: Streep, Kidman, and More Dazzle in Ryan Murphy’s Big Netflix Musical The latest trailer for director Ryan Murphy’s “The Prom,” the star-stuffed movie musical adaptation of the beloved Broadway musical, has landed from Netflix. Meryl Streep, Nicole Kidman, Kerry ...

Outfest to Honor Joe Mantello and DreamWorks Animation at Legacy Awards Gala (Exclusive)

Outfest to Honor Joe Mantello and DreamWorks Animation at Legacy Awards Gala (Exclusive) Outfest announced that its annual Outfest Legacy Awards will take place at the Calamigos Ranch this year on Nov. 21 and honor Joe Mantello and DreamWorks Animation. The awards, which will be streamed ...

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‘The Boys in the Band’ Director Joe Mantello Leads Out100 Magazine Film Cover (Exclusive)

‘The Boys in the Band’ Director Joe Mantello Leads Out100 Magazine Film Cover (Exclusive) Joe Mantello, the “Hollywood” actor and director of “The Boys in the Band,” is the model for one of four magazine covers for the Out100, Out magazine’s annual list of today’s most influential LGBTQ+ ...

‘Bad Hair’ Director Justin Simien on Queer Acceptance: ‘We Still Have a Ways to Go’

‘Bad Hair’ Director Justin Simien on Queer Acceptance: ‘We Still Have a Ways to Go’ Justin Simien, writer and director of television’s “Dear White People” and the recent horror feature “Bad Hair,” spoke about the difficulties experienced by queer students during the Virtual Point ...

Point Foundation Virtual Event To Take Place On November 14th

Point Foundation Virtual Event To Take Place On November 14th Point Foundation, the nation’s largest lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer (LGBTQ) scholarship fund, today announced they will launch the Point Honors Los Angeles virtual event on November ...

Point Honors L.A. Gala to Honor Joe Mantello and Justin Simien

Point Honors L.A. Gala to Honor Joe Mantello and Justin Simien The Point Foundation has zeroed in on a pair of creatives to honor at its virtual Point Honors Los Angeles Gala on Nov. 14. Tony Award winner and director of The Boys In The Band Joe Mantello, who ...

Matt Bomer, Octavia Spencer and More Join Glsen for 30th Anniversary 'Respect Everywhere' Celebration

Matt Bomer, Octavia Spencer and More Join Glsen for 30th Anniversary 'Respect Everywhere' Celebration Today, Glsen, the leading education organization focused on ensuring safe and inclusive schools for LGBTQ+ students and respect for all in school, announced that its annual Los Angeles Respect Awards ...

Octavia Spencer, Matt Bomer and Antoni Porowski Set for Glsen’s Reimagined Respect Awards

Octavia Spencer, Matt Bomer and Antoni Porowski Set for Glsen’s Reimagined Respect Awards Due to the Covid-19 pandemic, Glsen announced today its annual Los Angeles Respect Awards event has been reimagined as Respect Everywhere, a digital experience that will feature between LGBTQ+ talent ...

‘The Prom’ First Trailer: Ryan Murphy’s Netflix Musical Confection with Streep, Kidman, and More

‘The Prom’ First Trailer: Ryan Murphy’s Netflix Musical Confection with Streep, Kidman, and More The first trailer for Ryan Murphy’s “The Prom,” the star-stuffed movie musical adaptation of the beloved Broadway musical, has landed from Netflix. Meryl Streep, Nicole Kidman, Kerry Washington, James ...

How Jim Parsons Got Good at Playing Bad

How Jim Parsons Got Good at Playing Bad It’s not easy outrunning an outsized character like Sheldon Cooper, the awkward theoretical physicist played by Jim Parsons for 12 seasons on the ratings hit “The Big Bang Theory.” But only a year ...

Seth Rogen, J.J. Abrams, and Over 100 Hollywood Stars Protest NBC’s Trump Town Hall

Seth Rogen, J.J. Abrams, and Over 100 Hollywood Stars Protest NBC’s Trump Town Hall Over 100 actors, directors, writers, and more have signed an open letter protesting tonight’s NBC town hall with Donald Trump. The event is scheduled to begin at 8pm Et and air in direct conflict with ...

‘Boys in the Band’ Producer Rejects Film Review Criticizing Latinx Casting Choice

‘Boys in the Band’ Producer Rejects Film Review Criticizing Latinx Casting Choice Surely the gayest out cast ever to be assembled in one room for a Netflix movie is in “The Boys in the Band,” Joe Mantello’s new vision of the iconoclastic Mart Crowley play about the tortured lives ...

Debating Diversity in Netflix’s ‘The Boys in the Band': Can a Revival Change Characters’ Race? (Guest Blog)

Debating Diversity in Netflix’s ‘The Boys in the Band': Can a Revival Change Characters’ Race? (Guest Blog) I can take a bad review, and I used to dish them out for a living. And the late, great Mart Crowley warned me all there’d be days like this and diatribes like that of Alonso Duralde, as there’ve been ...

‘The Prom’ First Look: See Meryl Streep and Nicole Kidman in LGBTQ Musical

‘The Prom’ First Look: See Meryl Streep and Nicole Kidman in LGBTQ Musical Since making the big move from FX to Netflix under his sweeping umbrella deal, gay media mogul Ryan Murphy has wasted no time populating the streamer with his distinct brand of bubblegum-flavored ...

Netflix's The Boys in the Band Gives Fans a Hopeful, If Open-Ended, Conclusion

Netflix's The Boys in the Band Gives Fans a Hopeful, If Open-Ended, Conclusion Netflix's adaptation of Mart Crowley's groundbreaking 1968 play The Boys in the Band follows a group of friends who gather for a birthday party that goes emotionally awry one night in New York City. ...

“The Boys In The Band” Can’t Escape Its Stage Limitations

“The Boys In The Band” Can’t Escape Its Stage Limitations There are plenty of hit Broadway productions that are aching to be translated to film. Conversely, there are tons of shows that really have no need for a cinematic adaptation. It’s the ones that fall ...

Matt Bomer on ‘The Boys in the Band’ and Why He Loves Bill Pope and Roger Deakins

Matt Bomer on ‘The Boys in the Band’ and Why He Loves Bill Pope and Roger Deakins With director Joe Mantello’s fantastic adaptation of The Boys in the Band now streaming on Netflix, I recently spoke to Matt Bomer about being part of the production. If you’re not aware, back in ...

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