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5 LGBT-based Movies to Watch This Month

Lamar Dawson | Posted 06.03.2016 | Queer Voices
Lamar Dawson

We owe so much to the brave filmmakers and entertainers of today and yesteryear for telling queer stories. They raised awareness and garnered understanding of our struggle and helped us know ourselves along the way.

The Danish Girl is a Dazzling Novel

Lev Raphael | Posted 04.18.2016 | Books
Lev Raphael

When I see a movie that's utterly satisfying and is based on a novel, I often don't bother reading the book. I was so moved by Eddie Redmayne's per...

Watch Oscar Winner Shred A Lip Sync Talent Show At Age 8

The Huffington Post | Ron Dicker | Posted 02.29.2016 | Entertainment

You have to start somewhere. Alicia Vikander, winner of the Best Supporting Actress Oscar for her role in "The Danish Girl," savored a taste of show b...

The Creative Team Behind 'The Danish Girl' Share Their Experiences With The Story

The Huffington Post | Curtis M. Wong | Posted 02.21.2016 | Queer Voices

The creative team behind the Oscar-nominated movie, "The Danish Girl," open up about adapting the story of transgender pioneer Lili Elbe for the big s...

"Round Hole Square Peg" - Transgender Art as Part of a Trevor Project Auction Benefit Art Party!

Kathy Leonardo | Posted 01.31.2017 | Arts
Kathy Leonardo

Transgender awareness and its inclusion in mainstream media have been simmering on a steady boil since Jill Soloway's Transparent debuted on Amazon TV...

Jimmy Stewart, Hollywood's "It's a Wonderful Life" Archangel

Bonni Brodnick | Posted 01.25.2017 | Entertainment
Bonni Brodnick

During the Blizzard of 2016, my better half and I had plenty of hours to watch, debate, discuss and bicker about movies. We cast our own in-house vote...

Shopping For Happiness In The Oscar Race's Gorgeous Department Stores

The Huffington Post | Matthew Jacobs | Posted 01.13.2016 | Entertainment

Three unconventional stories of romance find an unlikely commonality in this year's Oscar contest. Beyond their crusades to score hardware amid the on...

My Journey With The Danish Girl

Jake Graf | Posted 01.12.2017 | Queer Voices
Jake Graf

In early 2015 I was proud to be a trans actor auditioning for a new film, The Danish Girl, which I was sure would advance the nascent dialogue about t...

A-Sides with Jon Chattman: It's a Bird... It's a Plane... It's Another Person Making Oscar Predictions!

Jon Chattman | Posted 01.04.2017 | Entertainment
Jon Chattman

I used to be obsessed with movies -- I arguably still am, though it's impossible to get to the multiplexes when you have two small kids. That said, ea...

2015 Trans Year in Review -- The Upside

Dana Beyer | Posted 12.28.2016 | Queer Voices
Dana Beyer

She changed the cultural landscape, for better and worse, and gave us all a platform we never had. We're not quite to the status of "just another American minority group," but we're on our way.

See Eddie Redmayne And Alicia Vikander In A Scene From 'The Danish Girl'

The Huffington Post | Matthew Jacobs | Posted 12.17.2015 | Entertainment

Eddie Redmayne and Alicia Vikander are in the thick of the Oscar derby for their performances in "The Danish Girl," a moving film directed by "The Kin...

Hollywood Falls for Stereotypes in 'The Danish Girl'

Erica Keppler | Posted 12.14.2016 | Queer Voices
Erica Keppler

If the filmmakers had taken enough time to get to know real transgender people prior to making this film, the depiction of Lili would have been one of a lucid, reasonable person trying to live honestly to herself in the midst of a world that wants to interpret and label her as crazy.

The Danish Girl's Alicia Vikander Steps Away from the Bourne set to Dish on the Red Carpet, Sexism and Equal Pay

Margaret Gardiner | Posted 12.08.2016 | Entertainment
Margaret Gardiner

Alicia Vikander, from Scandinavia, has had a breakout year nailing diverse performances in ways that make her almost unrecognizable in each role.

There Are Many Reasons to Get Amazon Prime this Holiday Season and 'Transparent' Is One of Them

Mikki del Monico | Posted 12.04.2016 | Queer Voices
Mikki del Monico

What we see in the media matters. Narratives that include well-rounded transgender characters are important because they help us feel less alone and reveal more expansive endings than the ones we may previously have envisioned for ourselves.

Inside The Unconventional Romance Of 'The Danish Girl'

The Huffington Post | Matthew Jacobs | Posted 11.25.2015 | Entertainment

You know a Tom Hooper movie when you see one. Or at least that's what I said after seeing "The Danish Girl" for the first time at the Toronto Film Fes...

Michelle Rodriguez Can Have Several Seats When It Comes to Trans Narratives

Sidney Chase | Posted 11.06.2016 | Queer Voices
Sidney Chase

Not only does this put into the minds of Americans that transition is something external that is forced, but it also paints us as villains in a time where over 20 trans women have been killed this year.

Here's Where The 2016 Oscar Race Stands

The Huffington Post | Matthew Jacobs | Posted 10.07.2015 | Entertainment

Oscar season has begun, if you subscribe to the adage that the September film festivals -- Telluride, Venice and Toronto -- are what shift the movie c...

Amber Heard And Johnny Depp Seal Their TIFF Appearance With A Kiss

The Huffington Post | Julia Brucculieri | Posted 09.15.2015 | Entertainment

Johnny Depp and Amber Heard made sure to keep all eyes on them during their latest red carpet appearance. The couple attended the "Black Mass" premie...

At This Year's Toronto Film Festival, It's The Quieter Performances That Speak The Loudest

The Huffington Post | Matthew Jacobs | Posted 09.14.2015 | Entertainment

We tend to remember a film's showiest performance. Often, that center of attraction takes on the physicality of an ill character or the malevolence of...

The Phenomenal 'Danish Girl' Presents A Transgender Journey By Way Of A Tender Love Story

The Huffington Post | Erin Whitney | Posted 09.13.2015 | Entertainment

Early on in Tom Hooper’s “The Danish Girl,” Eddie Redmayne’s Copenhagen painter Einar Wegener models a pair of tights and heels for his wife, ...

The Venice Diaries 2015: Oh Gallow Lay, The Danish Girl, Rabin, the Last Day and Juries... I Disagree!

E. Nina Rothe | Posted 09.13.2016 | Entertainment
E. Nina Rothe

While I didn't watch all the winning films, I did watch other movies that in my humble opinion, are more current and relevant in their subject matter and themes.

12 Movies We're Most Excited To See At The 2015 Toronto Film Festival

The Huffington Post | Erin Whitney | Posted 09.09.2015 | Entertainment

The most enticing time of the year for movies has finally arrived. As the fall season approaches, a slew of what are bound to be 2015's best films are...

Fall Movie Season Promises A Johnny Depp Comeback, Another Pixar Outing And New Tarantino

The Huffington Post | Matthew Jacobs | Posted 09.08.2015 | Entertainment

Calling all superheroes: Take off your masks, hang up your capes and trust that no CGI cities will be razed over the next four months, because summer ...

The Danish Girl Could Bring Redmayne Another Oscar

Erin Spencer | Posted 09.01.2016 | Entertainment
Erin Spencer

Eddie Redmayne stars in his first major role since winning the Oscar for The Theory of Everything and it's clear he's going to make us break out the tissues again for this one and perhaps need to clear some more space on his award shelf.

See Eddie Redmayne As Lili Elbe In The First Trailer For 'The Danish Girl'

The Huffington Post | Erin Whitney | Posted 09.01.2015 | Entertainment

In the first trailer for Tom Hooper's "The Danish Girl," Alicia Vikander's Gerda Wegener sketches her husband, played by Eddie Redmayne, in bed as a w...