Posts by Matt Kane

'The Fosters' actor Tom Phelan talks to GLAAD about playing one of TV's new trans characters

February 3, 2014

ABC Family's The Fosters already stands out as one of television's most inclusive and popular shows, but now with the introduction of transgender teen Cole this season, they've set the bar even higher.

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January 31, 2014

GLAAD Media Awards nominees highlight out LGBT athletes

Yesterday GLAAD announced the nominees for its 25th Annual GLAAD Media Awards, and several of the nominees are about out LGBT athletes as the mainstream media is paying more attention to the changing culture in professional sports, more high-profile athletes are coming out, and events like the Olympic games in Sochi are throwing a spotlight on global treatment of LGBT people.

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January 30, 2014

Bruce Jenner, transitioning or not: You're reporting it wrong

Jezebel's Kat Callahan explains why tabloid speculation around Bruce Jenner's appearance isn't just baseless, but offensively framed.

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January 23, 2014

'The Foxy Merkins' director Madeleine Olnek talks Sundance, weirdos, and the freedom of filmmaking on the cheap

Director Madeleine Olnek is back in Park City with new comedy feature 'The Foxy Merkins,' which follows two friends as they attempt to navigate the world of lesbian prostitution.

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January 7, 2014

GLAAD interviews 'Pit Stop' director Yen Tan

One of the standout films from the 2013 Sundance Film Festival was the drama 'Pit Stop' from director Yen Tan, who spoke with GLAAD about the film (available on VOD today) and his dream to adapt Alison Bechdel's 'Fun Home.'Read More

December 13, 2013

Vanity Fair interviews GLAAD President Sarah Kate Ellis, Board Co-Chair Jennifer Boylan, and VP of Communications Rich Ferraro

Vanity Fair's Bruce Handy sat down with the trio discussed GLAAD's work, LGBT roles in films, and how much remains in the movement for equality.

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December 10, 2013

'Kidnapped For Christ' to premiere at Slamdance Film Festival; raising funds to finish film

A new film examining faith-based "rehabilitation" camps is premiering at the 20th annual Slamdance Film Festival, and needs to finish raising post-production costs.

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December 3, 2013

'Blue is the Warmest Color' and 'Dallas Buyers Club' among New York Film Critics Circle winners

Winners for the New York Film Critics Circle awards were announced today, and among those recognized were the French film 'Blue is the Warmest Color' and actor Jared Leto.

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