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A Fantastic Woman Makes Trans History at Oscars

A Fantastic Woman has made LGBT history at the Oscars. The production is the first film with a main transgender storyline, and…
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Imagine Dragons singer hopes film about LGBT Mormons inspires real change by religion’s leaders

The Mormon frontman of the Imagine Dragons rock band hopes the Sundance Film Festival documentary that follows his journey to…
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‘Call Me by Your Name’ let down LGBTQ cinema, should have included sex scenes

Luca Guadagnino’s new film, “Call Me by Your Name,” does everything it is supposed do — well, almost everything. Based…
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Leo Adef Drapes Queer Punks in Saint Laurent for ‘The Other Side’

There’s something exhilarating about finding yourself in a new city alone. You’re out of your element, disoriented, and swept into…
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Taraji P. Henson to Star in Gender-Flipped Remake of What Women Want

Taraji P. Henson has been confirmed for the Mel Gibson role in a new, gender-flipped version of Nancy Meyers’s What Women…
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Muriel’s Wedding is a feminist masterpiece and more relevant than ever

How would you classify Muriel’s Wedding? The “romantic comedy” genre is one I love and respect, but it’s a little…
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‘Dream Boat’ Documents Cruising on the High Seas

“Dream Boat,” Tristan Ferland Milewski’s documentary about a weeklong European cruise for gay men, quickly gets its audience into a vacation…
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Queers’ Starry Untold Stories

The love that dare not speak its name finds voice multiple times in Queers, a new star-studded short-film series curated by Sherlock co-creator Mark…
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‘Erin’s Guide to Kissing Girls’ Leaves the Tragic Coming Out Narrative Behind

Erin Hallard is fearlessly herself and, in middle school, that character trait doesn’t come easily. What’s usually a period of…
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Academy Award-winning playwright shares experiences as black, queer artist

One day after watching Thursday’s premiere of the Northwestern student production “In the Red and Brown Water,” Academy Award-winning playwright…