Kick your summer off right by catching the hottest LGBT films in a city near you at this year's LGBT Film Festivals! Support your city and its LGBT voices by attending one of the festivals in the 2013 line-up below.
GLAAD's Campaigns Intern, Katy Butler, writes a first-hand account of her visit to Washington Hill to share her work with the film BULLY. Her efforts to change the MPAA rating from R to PG13 earned her with a special award from GLAAD in 2012.
God Loves Uganda, a documentary directed by Roger Ross Williams follows American and Ugandan religious leaders that are fighting "sexual immorality" and missionaries that are trying to convince Ugandans to oppose LGBT people. The Unitarian Universalist Association will host a panel and reception around a special screening of God Loves Uganda.
It was the popular choice reflecting a hot-button political issue. The award of the Palme d'Or at the Cannes film festival to Blue Is the Warmest Colour, the French-produced film by a Tunisian-born director about a passionate lesbian relationship in modern-day Lille, was greeted with home-crowd cheers and a sense that it validated France's painfully achieved recent battle to legalise gay marriage.