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Here's Why 'What Outfit Do You Want to Be Buried In?' Is Something You Should Think About

The Huffington Post | JamesMichael Nichols | Posted 03.17.2015 | Gay Voices

What outfit do you want to be buried in when you die? It's a thought that we're not often culturally prompted to consider, though the implications ...

What Does It Take To Make A Long-Term Relationship Last?

The Huffington Post | JamesMichael Nichols | Posted 02.23.2015 | Gay Voices

In an age where immediate satisfaction and self gratification seem to permeate our culture, what does the long-term relationship look like in 2015? ...

New Film Explores Queer Experiences That Don't Always Make It Onto The Big Screen

The Huffington Post | James Nichols | Posted 01.27.2015 | Gay Voices

A compelling new film is in the works that takes a look at two very different types of queer experience. "JOHNNY" is the story of a young male pros...

New Film Takes A Look At The Personal Decision To Come Out As HIV-Positive

The Huffington Post | James Nichols | Posted 12.04.2014 | Gay Voices

A poignant new film is seeking funding for an authentic and realistic portrayal about what it means to live a life with HIV. "Pick Up" is a film fr...

What Is It Like Inside The Mind Of A Homophobe?

The Huffington Post | James Nichols | Posted 11.16.2014 | Gay Voices

What exactly is it like inside the mind of a homophobe? "The World According To Homophobes" from Director Schick Garcia is attempting to find out. ...

Coming Into Your Queer Identity... At The Spa?

The Huffington Post | James Nichols | Posted 10.21.2014 | Gay Voices

The coming out process is complicated and unique for everyone -- especially when there are familial or cultural tensions involved. What can the ex...

Here Are The Queer Films You Need To See This Year

The Huffington Post | James Nichols | Posted 06.12.2014 | Gay Voices

Already done binge-watching "Orange Is The New Black"? Fear not: your list of view-worthy things to watch just got a bit more extensive. Fandor ann...

Controversial New Gay Film Explores A 'May-December' Love Affair

The Huffington Post | James Nichols | Posted 04.10.2014 | Gay Voices

Director Bruce La Bruce's new film, "Gerontophilia," might be tamer than what you would expect from the controversial filmmaker. Still, the narrative ...

A Look At Historic Queer Art In LA

Posted 03.23.2014 | Gay Voices

On March 15, Los Angeles' ONE National Gay & Lesbian Archives opened its "EZTV: Video Transfer" exhibition, a screening series that explores the histo...

'The Football Players Used To Call Me Faggot And Queer'

The Huffington Post | James Nichols | Posted 03.09.2014 | Gay Voices

A new film currently engaged in a Kickstarter campaign asks the question: what would happen if the world persecuted and marginalized heterosexuals and...

Awesome Web Series Focused On 'Urban LGBT Scene' Set To Return

The Huffington Post | James Nichols | Posted 02.10.2014 | Gay Voices

Popular LGBT web series "NO SHADE" is back and seeking funding for a second season -- and you can help make it a reality. Based in New York City, ...

JamesMichael Nichols

WATCH: A Moving Look At An AIDS Memorial 50 Miles Long

HuffingtonPost.com | JamesMichael Nichols | Posted 02.01.2014 | Gay Voices

A new documentary is currently in production that explores the impact and legacy of the iconic AIDS Memorial Quilt. Originally conceived in 1987 as...

WATCH: Where All The Stories Are LOVE Stories

The Huffington Post | James Nichols | Posted 01.25.2014 | Gay Voices

There has never been a feature-length film documenting the story of gay marriage across America and one filmmaker is setting out to change that. D'...

WATCH: This Film Was Inspired By A Guy Measuring His Manhood With A Comb

Posted 01.25.2014 | Gay Voices

"33 Teeth" is a short film from Evan Roberts that explores the blossoming sexuality of a 15-year-old boy in the suburbs as he observes the day-to-day ...

This Gay Teen's Story Will Blow Your Mind

The Huffington Post | James Nichols | Posted 01.23.2014 | Gay Voices

Award-winning filmmaker Evan Roberts is back with a new film, "Arvind," that chronicles the experiences of a teenage boy as he embarks on a journey to...

Hollywood 'Daddy' Makes Indie Film

Gregory G. Allen | Posted 01.25.2014 | Gay Voices
Gregory G. Allen

After I caught actor/director Gerald McCullouch in the Web series Hustling, we struck up an online friendship. I also was able to catch him in a play in New York City this year, and now the openly gay actor has taken on a new project, and I needed to learn more.

Film Review: They Glow in the Dark

Laurence Ross | Posted 01.23.2014 | Gay Voices
Laurence Ross

What is most interesting is not Michael and Jim's health, home, or poverty but their relationship. The film is not so much a documentary as a portrait -- a diptych -- of two men living together with health issues, trying to make a living together selling clay dolls.

LOOK: 15 LGBT Films You Might Have Missed This Summer

The Huffington Post | Christopher Rudolph | Posted 09.02.2013 | Gay Voices

Finished binge-watching "Orange is the New Black?" Staring at your empty DVR counting the days until the season premiere of "Scandal?" If you'...

My Interview With Michael Iemma About His Film, Stitch, Part I

Michael Carosone | Posted 10.30.2013 | Gay Voices
Michael Carosone

I embrace a title such as this because "Hell Yeah! I am a gay filmmaker who is going to tell my stories about my life." Our community has been denied this freedom for far, far too long.

Getting Back In The Activism Game

Corey Scholibo | Posted 04.10.2013 | Gay Voices
Corey Scholibo

I stopped being an LGBT activist not because my beliefs changed, but for the same reason that someone who's worked at an ice cream parlor for years eventually can't stomach another scoop. So it was with some surprise that I found myself on the board of the Don Thompson Film Festival.

'Five Dances': Fear And Art

Alan Brown | Posted 03.26.2013 | Gay Voices
Alan Brown

When I approached two of my male dancers about shooting what I envisioned as a tender but very physical love scene, I expected resistance and came prepared with a speech about my personal commitment to portraying fully formed gay characters. Alas, the speech was unnecessary.

All About Outfest: Films Worth Coming 'Out' For (TRAILERS)

The Huffington Post | Kathleen Miles | Posted 07.14.2012 | Los Angeles

Many of the films at Outfest this year are about something everyone can relate to: dysfunctional families. The "family" theme in some of the movies...

Katherine Brooks Dishes On 'The Osbournes,' Celebrity Drug Use, Reality TV And 'Face 2 Face'

Tomas Mournian | Posted 09.11.2012 | Gay Voices
Tomas Mournian

When I spoke with Kat, she was by turns sweet, funny, and deeply empathetic. A remarkable film, Face 2 Face pulls no punches (and doesn't duck any); Brooks' personal journey of transformation becomes a comment on what it means to be human in our hyperconnected digital age.

The New New Queer Cinema

Kathy Wolfe | Posted 06.25.2012 | Gay Voices
Kathy Wolfe

Wolfe has been working behind the scenes on an initiative to secure an "LGBT" category heading as part of all digital distribution platforms. This undertaking is just the latest highlight in Wolfe's ongoing mission to facilitate the broadest possible access to our rich cinematic heritage.

Lights, Camera, Action! How Cinema Helped This Small-Town Gay Boy Realize He Wasn't Alone

Michael Varrati | Posted 06.17.2012 | Gay Voices
Michael Varrati

Velvet Goldmine was the first time I had seen people like that onscreen, people like me. From my seat in small-town America, the film served as a moment of recognition that I wasn't alone. There were other people out there who felt and desired the same things I was keeping to myself.