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Netflix, Transgender Film Center Launch Career Development Lab for Trans and Nonbinary Filmmakers (Exclusive)

Netflix and the Transgender Film Center (TFC) are teaming up to launch a new fellowship aimed at supporting promising transgender and nonbinary creators The Career Development Lab is a new, 12-week, intensive project through TFC and funded by Netflix’s Fund for Creative Equity. The fellowship, which aims to accelerate the careers of its participants, will […]

Guest Column: Trans Visibility Is More Important Than Ever

Growing up in Ecuador, the pop culture I consumed was mainly imported from the U.S. and other Latin American countries. The films and TV shows were often sexist, racist and homophobic. The limited portrayal of LGBTQ+ characters in my culture made it challenging for me to find relatable representation. For survival, I became skilled at […]

Daniel Radcliffe Moderates Trans and Nonbinary Youth Roundtable for The Trevor Project (Exclusive)

Daniel Radcliffe is continuing his allyship. As part of Sharing Space, a new video series from the nonprofit The Trevor Project that features roundtable conversations with LGBTQ youth moderated by adult allies, the Harry Potter alum is featured in the first episode, hosting a discussion with six transgender and nonbinary youth. The episode premieres on […]

J.K. Rowling Says Criticism Over Stances on Sex, Trans People “Hit Differently” Than Christian Conservative Backlash

J.K. Rowling says that when it comes to the backlash she’s received around her Harry Potter books and her personal stances on the rights and identities of trans people, criticism from her “allies” hit differently than conservatives claiming she was promoting witchcraft. “If it’s coming from people that you would, well, you would have thought […]

‘National Anthem’ Review: Charlie Plummer Leads a Tender and Timely Rural Queer Awakening Drama

A young New Mexico day laborer's world opens up when he's welcomed into a tight-knit community of rodeo-performing ranchers, falling in love with a transgender horsewoman.

Maren Morris, Sheryl Crow and More Set for Benefits Concert Amid Tennessee Anti-LGBTQ Laws

Maren Morris and Sheryl Crow are among several artists who are set to participate in Love Rising, an upcoming benefit concert in Nashville to support Tennessee-based LGBTQ organizations amid anti-LGBTQ bills that have been passed in the state. “Art & community are, and have always been, oppression’s medicine,” Morris wrote on Instagram on Tuesday, with the […]

‘Opponent’ (‘Motstandaren’) Review: Payman Maadi Brings Searing Intensity to Character Study of an Iranian Refugee in Sweden

Writer-director Milad Alami’s accomplished second feature weaves an emotional domestic drama around a wrestler torn between family and suppressed desires.

Berlin: LGBTQ+ Teddy Award for Nigerian Drama ‘All The Colors in the World Are Between Black and White’

All the Colours of the World Are Between Black and White, the debut feature from director Babatunde Apalow, has won the 2023 Berlin Film Festival’s Teddy Award for best LGBTQIA+ film at this year’s Berlinale. Apalow’s drama follows the story of two men, Bambino and Bawa, who meet in Lagos and immediately hit it off […]

‘Till the End of the Night’ (‘Bis ans Ende der Nacht’) Review: Queer Crime Romance Runs Afoul of Unsound Plotting

A gay undercover cop pairs up with a paroled trans felon to infiltrate a drug network and finds their liaison complicated by his love for the person she used to be.

Dorian Awards: ‘Everything Everywhere All at Once’ Sweeps LGBTQ Critics’ Prizes

Everything Everywhere All at Once swept the Dorian Film Awards, the winners of which were announced on Thursday morning by GALECA, the Society of LGBTQ Entertainment Critics. The A24 film picked up seven awards including film of the year. Writer-director duo the Daniels (Daniel Kwan and Daniel Scheinert) earned both the best director and best original screenplay […]

Raven-Symoné to Receive Icon Award at 2023 Truth Awards (Exclusive)

Raven-Symoné will be honored for her decades of commitment to kids and family programming, as well as LGBTQ+ visibility during the ninth annual Truth Awards. The event, produced in association with Emmy-winning actress Sheryl Lee Ralph’s D.I.V.A. Foundation and in partnership with Better Brothers Los Angeles, will take place at Hollywood’s Taglyan Cultural Complex on March […]

‘Love to Love You, Donna Summer’ Review: HBO’s Queen of Disco Bio-Doc Goes Heavy on the Personal but Undersells the Music

Co-directed by Roger Ross Williams and Brooklyn Sudano, Summer’s daughter, the film is an archive-based portrait of the artist whose ageless hits with producer Giorgio Moroder can still pack a dance floor.