LGBTQ+ highlights at SXSW Online 2021

Ahead of tomorrow's SXSW Online 2021 launch, we take a look at some of the LGBTQ+ feature, short, episodic, VR, and panel discussion highlights at this year's virtual festival. SXSW Online 2021 runs Tuesday March 16th to Saturday March 20th. Explore the full festival lineup at Online.SXSW.com. SXSW Online 2021 LGBTQ+ Panels: Expanding Queer Cinema... Continue Reading →

Tonight amfAR’s virtual fundraiser A Gala for Our Time to honour Dr. Anthony S. Fauci & Glenn Close for their contributions to the fight against AIDS

Tonight's A Gala for Our Time is a free virtual benefit in support of amfAR, including its Fund to fight Covid-19 and will pay tribute to Dr. Anthony Fauci and Glenn Close. Live streaming on YouTube via amfarvirtualgala.org at 8pm ET on Thursday March 4th, Fauci and Close will be presented with amfAR’s Award of Courage. Julia Roberts will present the... Continue Reading →

LGBTQ+ highlights at virtual 2021 Athena Film Festival

The 11th annual Athena Film Festival (AFF) at Barnard College, a joint partnership between Barnard’s Athena Center for Leadership and the initiative Women and Hollywood, will take place virtually from March 1st through March 31st 2021. This year's virtual lineup includes film screenings, in-depth conversations with filmmakers and industry experts, a series of programs that... Continue Reading →

New York’s Leslie-Lohman reopens with major retrospective of lesbian photographer Laura Aguilar: Show & Tell

New York's Leslie-Lohman Museum of Art reopened earlier this month with two new exhibitions. Laura Aguilar: Show and Tell,​ marks the first comprehensive retrospective of the late American photographer’s ​candid portrayals of herself, her friends and family, and LGBTQ+ and Latinx communities. The museum's second exhibition, Dissolution​,​ ​features works created by the first two cohorts... Continue Reading →

All in the Queer Family: Circus of Books filmmaker Rachel Mason in conversation with Transparent creator Joey Soloway

This Thursday January 21st at 5:30m pm PST / 8:30pm EST, join Newfest and Emmy-nominated Circus of Books filmmaker and artist Rachel Mason and the Peabody and Emmy-winning creator of Transparent, Joey Soloway, in conversation. Rachel and Joey will discuss the importance and dynamics of LGBTQ families, Jewish identity, and the cathartic and complex art... Continue Reading →

LGBTQ+ highlights at Sundance 2021

This year's week-long Sundance Film Festival, which opens on Thursday January 28th, will run digitally via a custom-designed online platform (festival.sundance.org) alongside drive-ins, screenings at independent arthouses, and a network of local community partnerships. All films in the program will be available online in the United States, with certain titles opting for global availability. The... Continue Reading →

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