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"Ender's Game" promotional photo

‘Ender’s Game’ studio: Anti-gay author’s views are ‘completely irrelevant’ to film

Friday, July 12, 2013
Lionsgate Entertainment, the studio behind the upcoming science-fiction epic “Ender’s Game,” responded Friday to an impending boycott of the film by gays rights advocates, and said the reasoning behind the effort is "completely irrelevant" to the film. [ Read more → ]
Harrison Ford (left) and Asa Butterfield in a scene from "Ender's Game."

LGBT group calls for boycott of ‘Ender’s Game’ over author’s anti-gay activism

Tuesday, July 9, 2013
NEW YORK -- Gay rights advocates are calling for a boycott of the upcoming release of the science-fiction film "Ender's Game," which is based on the 1985 novel by anti-gay activist Orson Scott Card. [ Read more → ]
Jordan Montgomery

Mormon parents who supported Prop 8, now fight on behalf of their gay son

Friday, June 21, 2013
A Mormon's family's struggle to reconcile its faith with full acceptance of their son's sexual identity is at the heart of the video "Families Are Forever," which premieres at Frameline 37: The San Francisco International LGBT Film Festival this weekend. [ Read more → ]
From left: Actress Lea Seydoux, director Abdellatif Kechiche and Adele Exarchopoulos pose with the Palme d'Or award for the film La Vie D'Adele ("The Life of Adele") following the awards ceremony at the 66th international film festival, in Cannes, southern France on Sunday.Lionel Cironneau, AP

Lesbian romance ‘The Life of Adele’ wins Cannes’ top honor

Monday, May 27, 2013
CANNES, France — The tender, sensual lesbian romance "Blue is the Warmest Color: The Life of Adele" has won the hearts of the 66th Cannes Film Festival, taking its top honor, the Palme d'Or. [ Read more → ]

How would you live if you couldn’t love? (Video)

Friday, April 26, 2013
Imagine a world where "gay" was "straight" and "straight" was "gay." [ Read more → ]

‘The Language of Love’ — a delicate take on first love and awakening sexuality

Tuesday, April 16, 2013
A new short film written and performed by Kim Ho tells the story of a 17-year-old gay teen who struggles to find the words to be true to himself… and his best friend -- a story that captures the feelings and emotions of gay kids who often feel alone and isolated because of their sexual orientation. [ Read more → ]
Shane Bitney Crone and Tom Bridegroom

BRIDEGROOM: A love story that was tragically, abruptly cut short (Trailer)

Friday, April 5, 2013
BRIDEGROOM, an upcoming film that tells the emotional journey of Shane Bitney Crone and Tom Bridegroom, two young men in a loving and committed relationship that was cut tragically short by a misstep off the side of a roof, has released its first trailer, and is set to premiere at the Tribeca Film Festival in New York on April 23. [ Read more → ]
Daniel Radcliffe from the film "Kill Your Darlings," poses for a portrait during the 2013 Sundance Film Festival at the Fender Music Lodge on Saturday, Jan. 19, 2013 in Park City, Utah. (Photo by Victoria Will/Invision/AP Images)

Daniel Radcliffe conjures brave new role as gay poet in ‘Kill Your Darlings’

Monday, January 21, 2013
As with his Broadway debut in "Equus," which also featured a nude scene, Daniel Radcliffe said his celebrity from the boy wizard franchise might draw in fans who would not have seen a film such as "Kill Your Darlings." [ Read more → ]
Alexandra Pelosi, left, director of HBO Documentary Films' "Fall to Grace," poses with the film's subject, former New Jersey Gov. Jim McGreevey, before a screening of the film at the 2013 Sundance Film Festival, Friday, Jan. 18, 2013, in Park City, Utah. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP)

Alex Pelosi’s Sundance debut ‘Fall from Grace’ profiles Jim McGreevey

Saturday, January 19, 2013
PARK CITY, Utah — Alexandra Pelosi was beaming: She had just made her Sundance Film Festival debut with the HBO documentary "Fall from Grace," about former New Jersey Gov. Jim McGreevey; her mother, Rep. Nancy Pelosi was on hand to witness it; and Sundance's founder... [ Read more → ]
Robert RedfordPhoto by Chris Pizzello, Invision/AP

Redford: Diversity reigns at annual Sundance Film Festival

Friday, January 18, 2013
PARK CITY, Utah -- Diversity is king at the Sundance Film Festival - and queen, too. For the first time, half of the films featured at the festival were made by women. Festival founder Robert Redford opened the event Thursday and said "diversity is the... [ Read more → ]

LGBT History Month profile: Billy Haines, popular 1930s film star

Friday, October 19, 2012
William “Billy” Haines was one of the most popular silent and talking film stars of the 1930’s. He left show business when he refused to deny his homosexuality. [ Read more → ]
Janet Jackson

Janet Jackson to produce film on transgender lives, struggles for equality

Tuesday, June 5, 2012
NEW YORK -- Grammy award winning artist Janet Jackson has signed on to be executive producer of a documentary covering the lives and struggles of transgender people around the world. [ Read more → ]

‘Bully’ to be released with PG-13 rating without cutting crucial scene

Friday, April 6, 2012
LOS ANGELES -- After weeks of conflict with the Motion Picture Association of America, the controversial film "Bully" will be released with a PG-13 rating, in time for the film's April 13 expansion to 55 markets, according to an announcement by the Weinstein Company, the film's distributor. [ Read more → ]

The GLAAD Wrap: ‘Bully’ film opens, Matt Bomer on ‘Glee,’ Lambda literary awards

Friday, March 30, 2012
Every week, The GLAAD Wrap brings you LGBT-related entertainment news highlights, fresh stuff to watch out for, and fun diversions to help you kick off the weekend. [ Read more → ]

117 years since love dared to speak its name

Sunday, March 25, 2012
LGBTQ people only desire to realize their right to love each other, not impose it on others. Don't fool yourself, the mob rule of democracy will shift the discussion to a determination of what marriage means for the majority, rather than the protection of minority rights by judicial rule of law. This protection is inherent in the U.S. Constitution, but many religious followers do not understand this, or even when they do, they do not value it or accept it. [ Read more → ]

Filmmaker ‘disappointed, distressed’ over ‘R’ rating applied to bullying documentary

Saturday, February 25, 2012
LOS ANGELES -- The Weinstein Company has lost an appeal of the "R" rating given to upcoming documentary "BULLY" by the Motion Picture Association of America -- the film, an urgent and intimate look at America's bullying crisis by award-winning filmmaker Lee Hirsch is scheduled for nationwide release this Spring. [ Read more → ]
Brett Ratner

Director Brett Ratner, GLAAD team up for ‘famous faces’ for equality series

Wednesday, February 15, 2012
LOS ANGELES — Film Director Brett Ratner, whose homophobic slur last year resulted in a controversy that forced him to step down as co-producer of the 2012 Academy Awards broadcast, has teamed with the Gay and Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation (GLAAD) to direct and produce a LGBTQ supportive video campaign. [ Read more → ]

New documentary ‘We Were Here’ profiles earliest days of the AIDS crisis

Sunday, November 27, 2011
This year marked the 30th anniversary of the beginning of the AIDS Crisis. The 1980s was a turbulent decade for the LGBT community and especially for gay men, and marking the Crisis’ beginning has been difficult for the many who lived through it and lost friends, family and loved ones to the disease. [ Read more → ]
Brett Ratner

Film director Brett Ratner resigns as a producer of Academy Awards telecast following gay slur

Wednesday, November 9, 2011
LOS ANGELES -- Film director Brett Ratner on Tuesday resigned as one of the producers of the annual Academy Awards telecast after igniting a firestorm of criticism for using a gay slur, in which he said "rehearsal is for fags." [ Read more → ]

Zachary Quinto: ‘Living a gay life without publicly acknowledging it … is simply not enough’

Sunday, October 16, 2011
Actor Zachary Quinto, best known for his roles as Sylar on NBC's "Heroes," and as Spock in the 2009 film version of Star Trek, has publicly announced that he is gay. [ Read more → ]
Alan Cumming

LGBT History Month profile: Award-winning actor Alan Cumming

Monday, October 10, 2011
Alan Cumming is an award-winning film, television and stage actor. He has appeared in more than 100 films and television series, as well as major theatrical productions in London and on Broadway. [ Read more → ]
Dustin Lance Black

LGBT History Month profile: Screenwriter, director and producer, Dustin Lance Black

Thursday, October 6, 2011
Dustin Lance Black, Screenwriter b. June 10, 1974 “I heard the story of Harvey Milk and it gave me hope that I could live my life openly as who I am.” [caption id="attachment_36123" align="alignleft" width="250" caption="Dustin Lance Black"][/caption] Dustin Lance Black is a screenwriter, director... [ Read more → ]
Bavo Defurne, left, directs actor Jelle Florizoone on the set of North Sea Texas.

‘North Sea Texas,’ Belgium director’s debut film captures attention at Montreal festival

Sunday, August 21, 2011
North Sea Texas, a Belgian film about two teenage boys falling in love, has captivated audiences and critics alike at this year's Montreal World Film Festival. [ Read more → ]

Video short: ‘The Edge of Glory’

Monday, July 18, 2011
From the producers: "This video is for everybody. Who has ever loved. And has been loved in return. To those that think it never does or will get better. It does. It does get better, it becomes beautiful." [ Read more → ]
Making the Boys

Why are we still haunted by ‘The Boys in the Band?’

Monday, June 27, 2011
When The Boys in the Band opened off-Broadway in 1968, homosexuality was still classified as a mental illness. The play’s behind-the-scenes peek at gay men in their natural habitat was fascinating to audiences and greeted with enthusiasm from the gay community. [ Read more → ]
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