Matthew Lopez’s queer two-part epic The Inheritance nominated for 11 Tony Awards including Best Play

The Broadway production of Matthew Lopez's epic two-part queer play The Inheritance has received 11 Tony Award nominations, while Jeremy O. Harris' Slave Play featuring prominent queer characters has received 12 Tony nods, with both receiving Best Play nominations, alongside Grand Horizons and Sea Wall: A Life. The 2020 Tony nominees for Best Musical are... Continue Reading →

Queer The Vote: National LGBTQ Task Force Launches Month of Action “2 million people identify as LGBTQ+ & are not registered to vote”

Today the National LGBTQ Task Force Action Fund announced an on-going Queer the Vote multi-faceted campaign to inform, educate and mobilize LGBTQ+ communities as we approach the November 3rd 2020 elections. Tonight, Wednesday October 7th at 6:30pm ET / 3:30pm PT, there will be a Queer the Absentee Vote Text Party. The National LGBTQ Task Force... Continue Reading →

TIFF 2020 award winners announced

The 45th Toronto International Film Festival closed last night with a drive-screening of Mira Nair’s A Suitable Boy. “TIFF 2020 was a year we won’t soon forget,” said Cameron Bailey, TIFF Artistic Director and Co-Head. “Overthe last 10 days, we have experienced community in the truest sense. The pandemic hit TIFF hard and we responded... Continue Reading →

Madonna will direct, co-write & produce movie based on her life story “who better to tell it than me”

After Madonna teasing the project on social media in recent weeks, Universal Pictures announced today that the studio is developing an all-new untitled movie based on the "untold true story" of groundbreaking artist and LGBTQ ally and activist Madonna, who will direct the film and co-write the screenplay with Oscar-winner Diablo Cody (Juno, Tully). Oscar-nominee... Continue Reading →

When one of us shines, all of us shine! Schitt’s Creek wins big at LGBTQ Entertainment Critics’ inaugural Dorians TV Awards

The inaugural GALECA: The Society of LGBTQ Entertainment Critics' Dorians TV Awards were celebrated in style on Sunday night with a two-hour virtual event broadcast on LGBTQ+ streamer Revry: The Dorians TV Toast 2020. Hosted by talk radio personality and GALECA member Karel, the night included special guest appearances and acceptance speeches from the likes... Continue Reading →

Billy Porter, Janelle Monáe, Laverne Cox & Dan Levy among the stars set to appear at LGBTQ Entertainment Critics’ virtual first Dorians TV Awards Winners Toast

Janelle Monáe, Regina King, Billy Porter, Hugh Jackman, Annie Murphy and Dan Levy are among the nominees appearing in GALECA: The Society of LGBTQ Entertainment Critics’ inaugural Dorians TV Awards Winners Toast 2020, on LGBTQ+ streaming service revry this Sunday September 13th at 5pm PT/8pm ET. During the epic two-hour virtual event, hosted by Karel... Continue Reading →

GLAAD reports increase in LGBTQ+ movies, a decrease in diversity & no trans characters in 2019

GLAAD published its annual Studio Responsibility Index (SRI) on Thursday July 16th 2020. The study examined the 118 theatrical films released during 2019 by the eight top grossing US studios and their subsidiaries. 22 of those releases, or 18.6%, were considered by GLAAD to have featured explicitly identified LGBTQ characters, the "highest percentage of inclusive films... Continue Reading →

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