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Pariah Film

A Sister Outsider in Pariah

Irene Monroe | Posted 03.14.2012 | Gay Voices
Irene Monroe

Seldom do I see my image anywhere, and certainly not portrayed in non-stereotypical and non-heterosexist ways on the silver screen. But Dee Rees' semi-autobiographical Pariah gives me a glimpse of my younger self growing up in Brooklyn.

How Producing 'Pariah' Helped Me Open Up To My Parents About My Sexuality

Nekisa Cooper | Posted 02.26.2012 | Gay Voices
Nekisa Cooper

I didn't have the courage to sit down and talk to my parents about my deepest fears and joys about my relationships with women, but I knew Pariah could be a powerful tool to humanize and contextualize that struggle.

When Opportunity Meets Talent

Jason Stuart | Posted 02.26.2012 | Home
Jason Stuart

I have had 35 years of people telling me the limits of casting me because I am gay, when really the limits are in their own vision.

LISTEN: Director Dee Rees And Actress Adepero Oduye Talk 'Pariah'

Charlotte Robinson | Posted 02.19.2012 | Gay Voices
Charlotte Robinson

Pariah is writer/director Dee Rees' debut feature film, based on her award-winning 2007 short film of the same name. In Pariah, Alike, beautifully played by Adepero Oduye, is quietly but firmly embracing her identity as a lesbian.