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Bomb threat disrupts opening of St. Petersburg LGBT Film Festival

| Thursday, November 21, 2013
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ST. PETERBURG, Russia — Queer Russia is reporting that a bomb threat has delayed the opening of the St. Petersburg LGBT Film Festival.

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‘Ender’s Game’ tops weekend box office receipts despite calls for LGBT boycott

| Sunday, November 3, 2013
Harrison Ford (left) and Asa Butterfield in a scene from “Ender’s Game.”
LOS ANGELES -- Despite calls for a nationwide boycott due to the anti-gay views of the author on whose novel the film was based, "Ender's Game" scored the No. 1 slot at the weekend box office, earning $28 million in its opening weekend, according to studio estimates Sunday.

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McConaughey is magnificently ‘cringe worthy’ in ‘Dallas Buyers Club’

| Tuesday, October 29, 2013
Anne Marie Fox, Focus FeaturesMatthew McConaughey as Ron Woodroof in a scene from the film, "Dallas Buyers Club."
LOS ANGELES -- In 1986, Texan Ron Woodroof was diagnosed with HIV and given 30 days to live. When receiving the news, the rodeo-lover argued with the doctor, saying only homosexuals got such a disease-and he was as straight as they came.

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For all these reasons and for every season… equality matters: ‘Bridegroom’

| Saturday, October 26, 2013
Tom Bridegroom and Shane Bitney Crone
The year was 2005. It was a modern twist to the age-old fairy tales: boy meets boy and they fall in love. But unlike the fairy tales of old, this story had a very tragic ending...

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Out filmmaker: Growing up gay motivates his success

| Sunday, September 29, 2013
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Sean Robinson, an openly gay up-and-coming film director, admits that growing up as the youngest child in a family of five — in a “very loving but eccentric Christian household” — in the town alongside the North Carolina-Virginia border, left him with a sense of urgency to make his mark on the world.

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Report: Hollywood is less gay-friendly off-screen

| Saturday, September 28, 2013
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LOS ANGELES -- A new study suggests the proliferation of gay and transgender characters in films and television shows has not prevented gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender actors from experiencing discrimination in Hollywood.

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‘Matt Shepard is a Friend of Mine’ – The life and legacy of a young gay man

| Sunday, September 22, 2013
Matt Shepard, in a family photo carried in his father's wallet.
On this 15th anniversary of the murder of Matthew Shepard, filmmaker Michele Josue -- a high school classmate and close friend of Matthew's -- brings to the screen the story of the life, death, and lasting legacy of Matthew Shepard, a young gay man with aspirations to one day change the world.

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In heels and pounds lighter, Jared Leto plays transgender in new role

| Thursday, September 12, 2013
Chris Pizzello, Invision/APJared Leto[
Jared Leto’s return to acting started, as so many things do, with a flirtation. But the possibility of playing Rayon, a transgender person dying of AIDS for the film “Dallas Buyers Club,” came to him while he was on tour in Europe.

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Radcliffe evolves with bold new roles, adult themes, murder, homosexuality

| Wednesday, September 11, 2013
Chris Pizzello, Invision/APDaniel Radcliffe at the premiere of "The F Word" at the Toronto International Film Festival on Saturday, Sept. 7, 2013, in Toronto.
TORONTO — Not long ago, Daniel Radcliffe traded in his black-rimmed Harry Potter glasses for a bold acting choice. And he has never looked back. Now the 24-year-old actor's at the Toronto International Film Festival with three new films, each unique in its own way,...

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McConaughey earns accolades for portrayal of HIV+ homophobic rodeo cowboy

| Sunday, September 8, 2013
Evan Agostini, Invision/APActress Jennifer Garner, left, actor Matthew McConaughey, director Jean-Marc Vallee and actor Jared Leto at the premiere of "Dallas Buyers Club" on day 3 of the 2013 Toronto International Film Festival at The Princess of Wales Theatre on Saturday, Sept. 7, 2013 in Toronto. (Photo by
TORONTO -- The Toronto International Film Festival greeted Matthew McConaughey with a rousing standing ovation for his performance in "Dallas Buyers Club."

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