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A New Era For LGBT Films At Sundance

Reuters | Posted 03.27.2014 | Gay Voices

By Piya Sinha-Roy LOS ANGELES, Jan 24 (Reuters) - While politicians and judges in Utah tangle over whether same-sex marriage should be...

Author Slams Lesbian Movie Based On Her Book Despite Top Cannes Honor

Posted 05.29.2013 | Gay Voices

"Blue Is The Warmest Color" may have taken home a top honor at Cannes Film Festival, but one person isn't fully satisfied with the film. Author Ju...

The Part That Movies Play

Peter DeWitt | Posted 06.27.2012 | Gay Voices
Peter DeWitt

When our LGBT youth watch television and movies, we want them to see characters they would be proud of, not tragic figures who are surrounded by negative circumstances. They deserve to see normal, everyday characters who happen to be gay.

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.

The Gay Carla

Jeffery Self | Posted 12.19.2011 | Gay Voices
Jeffery Self

America is ready for more than just gay best friends, gay assistants, gay relatives and gay hairstylists. It's time for a world where we're more than todays' version of Carla on Cheers, but the Sams and the Dianes, or even the Rebeccas.

A Whole New World for Gay Youth

James Peron | Posted 12.04.2011 | Gay Voices
James Peron

We now have a generation of gay kids who have always known they are not alone, and they can't go back into the closet; they were never there to begin with. Even before dealing with their own sexual orientation, they knew there were others.