While riding the subway the other day, I was seated next to a young girl, maybe 8 or 9 years old, and her father. “Twenty-eighth Street is next. And then 23rd. And then 18th,” she told me. Apparently, even she could tell I wasn’t a New Yorker.
Then, as the train came to a stop at the station (sure enough, 28th Street), her attention was drawn to a gay couple who boarded holding hands. She quieted.
“Do those men love each other?” she asked her father.
Opening this weekend in select theaters is the somewhat unconventional new romantic film, Musical Chairs, which is set in the world of competitive ballroom wheelchair dancing and costars transgender actress Laverne Cox.
On March 24, the University of Southern California will hold the 5th Annual Don Thompson LGBT Film Festival, with the film jury to include actor George Takei, director Randal Kleiser, and Laura McGinnis of The Trevor Project
Parents and teenagers who appear in the documentary "Bully" pleaded Thursday with former Sen. Chris Dodd (D-Conn.), now the head of the Motion Picture Association of America (MPAA), to change the film's R rating.
Robert L. Camina wasn’t at the Rainbow Lounge in the early morning hours of June 28, 2009, when police and state agents converged on the Fort Worth gay bar but, like many others, read about it hours later on Facebook.
“I had to read the posts a number of times just to make sure I really understood what was going on. It just seemed so absurd. ... These stories of just shock and trauma were being posted online,” said Camina, a Dallas filmmaker.