The GLAAD Wrap - Ellen Page to star as lesbian marine in "Lioness," and Robin Williams' final film opens

The film Boulevard opens this weekend, marking Robin Williams' final feature film performance. Williams plays Nolan Mack, a man in a convenient marriage who must confront his sexuality and reevaluate his life when he meets Leo (Robert Aguire) on his ride home. Make sure to find a show time near you and check out the trailer for the film below.

Also opening this weekend is the Sundance hit Tangerine, which gained initial notoriety for being shot with an iPhone. The dramedy follows two transgender sex workers, Sin-Dee Rella (Kitana Kiki Rodriguez) and her best friend Alexandra (Mya Taylor) as they go on a quest for answers once Alexandra tells Sin-Dee that her boyfriend had been cheating on her while she was in jail. Check out Tangerine's Facebook page for more information on the film.  

If you’re more in the mood for a documentary, Do I Sound Gay?  also opens this weekend. Writer-director David Thorpe embarks on a journey to answer questions that include, is there such a thing as a "gay voice"? And why do some people "sound gay" but not others? Along with exploring these questions the film includes interviews with out celebrities such as Margaret Cho and Tim Gunn. Visit the film's website to find out more about a theatrical screening near you and watch the film's trailer below.

The film, Tiger Orange is now available on DVD. The film follows two estranged gay brothers, Chet (Mark Strano) and Todd (Frankie Valenti), who reunite and try to make amends in their small hometown in Central California after the death of their homophobic father. For more information about the film visit the film's website. To buy or rent the film check out WolfeOnDemand and watch the film's trailer below.  

Out actress, Ellen Page is set to star in the upcoming indie drama, Lioness. Page will play Leslie Martz, a U.S. Marine who was stationed in Iraq. The film will tell the true story of Martz who was the leader of a Female Engagement Team that dealt with gaining the trust of Afghan woman. Martz was hiding that she was a gay woman in the military, while dealing with a torn allegiance between her superiors and the Afghan women who she began to admire for their courage. The film is still in pre-production, but stay on the lookout for more news about the upcoming drama.

Out British actor and singer Olly Alexander (who you've might have seen on Showtime's Penny Dreadful) has just released his debut album, Communion, with his group Years & Years. The album features the group's two number one hits, "King" and "Shine." Visit the group's website to find out where you can buy the album and to learn more about their upcoming tour dates. Check out the music video for "King" below.

The documentary Normal Valid Lives is looking for funding to cover production and post-production costs. The film tells the story of a group of parents and students who supported the LGBT community and fought to eliminate the "neutrality policy" enacted in Minnesota's largest school district, Anoka-Hennepin. The filmmakers hope to show how this group of people won their case and eliminated the "neutral policy" in regards to sexual orientation in the school district. To support the film's campaign and for more information visit the film's Seed&Spark Page

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