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XFINITY LGBTQ Celebrates Black Cinema

“Moonlight,” for all its successes both in the film festival and awards ceremony circuits, has achieved something far greater: It’s deservedly brought media attention and an increased awareness to queer black culture. Far-reaching LGBTQ publications such as OUT Magazine and The Advocate are increasingly crafting editorial pieces that bring to light not only many of the hardships the black LGBTQ […]

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GLAAD Media Awards on XFINITY LGBTQ

It’s the most magical time of the year … awards season!   Break the popcorn out because awards season is basically the “American Gladiators” of shade throwing. With all the cameras about, subtle masters of the artform get to take center stage, flexing their eye-rolling muscles like bosses.   And let’s be honest with ourselves for a moment: […]

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Lily Tomlin to Receive SAG Life Achievement Award

“I always wanted to be somebody, but now I realize I should have been more specific.” – Lily Tomlin     Lily Tomlin, who is no stranger to feminist and gay-friendly films, is about to be awarded with the 23rd Annual Screen Actors Guild Life Achievement Award. It’s decidedly apropos that Jane Fonda and Dolly Parton will […]

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Quiz: Which LGBT Cult Classic Character Are You?

#BackToWorkBlues? Mama, the struggle is all too real. The first week back to work after the holidays can be brutal. In the words of the incomparable Chaka Khan, “I feel for you.” Whether you’re battling it out with Stacey in accounting who refuses to return any of your calls… Trawling through the never-ending backlog of emails in […]

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Binge on This: 10 LGBT Films to Kick Off the New Year

Whether you’re decompressing after the holidays or getting refueled before going back to work, here are 10 LGBT films to help you kick off 2017 with rainbows and a bang! “Appropriate Behavior” (2014) Desiree Akhavan writes, directs, and stars as Iranian-American bisexual Shirin in this fantastic feature set in Brooklyn. Cutting back and forth between […]

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Pre-Order the Movie Most Likely to Slay the Oscars

#OscarsSoWhite? Not today, Oscars. Not today.   The 2016 Academy Awards will forever be known as the most dramatic year in the awards show’s history—and that’s saying a lot considering this is the same broadcast that brought us the unforgettable, “You like me!” Sally Field moment. The public protestation over the lack of minority nominees in the running for […]

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Top 5 LGBT Love Stories of 2016

Everybody say, “Love!” I’ve been a firm believer in the recently popular sentiment that “if the love doesn’t feel like ’90s R&B, I don’t want it.” I mean, nothing says “love” quite like SWV’s “Weak.” Am I right? Sadly, my love for “The Boy is Mine” hasn’t exactly helped me find a boy of my own, but […]

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Top 5 LGBT Dramas of 2016

[Insert shady rattlesnake noise] Drama: She’s the plus-size model of the genre world. She can be funny, intense and even sassy. Sometimes she’s deathly serious, and other times she’s straight-up flying at your face with a knife and a high kick. Long story short, drama can be a number of things, but when you’re looking […]

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Top 5 LGBT Documentaries of 2016

Gypsies, trans and documentaries… Phew, gurl. 2016 has been a year, hasn’t it? In my opinion, 2017 can’t come fast enough. I don’t know what we did to make 2016 mad, but she came right out of the gate swinging … taking the lives of all manner of gay icons! There are only a few […]

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Top 5 LGBT Comedies of 2016

Because beauty fades, and dumb is forever. When it comes to comedy, nobody does funny like the gays. It’s not our fault that we were born with a veritable tap of witty candor and a penchant for over-the-top theatrics. I guess we’re just lucky (#HairflipEmoji). So, it should come as no surprise that when you get […]

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