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    Que(e)ries: Robin Weigert On Playing a Lesbian Housewife Gone Wild In 'Concussion'

    Robin Weigert is best known for her incredible role on the late, great HBO series "Deadwood" as drunken, foul-mouthed Calamity Jane. But fans of that series -- and anyone else, for that matter -- are about to see a very different side. Her bold, complex turn in Stacie Passon's "Concussion" w...

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    LGBT Actors Face Discrimination in Industry Weighted in Favor of Men and Masculinity

    Hollywood may be famous (or infamous, depending on your point of view) for its liberal politics, but according to a new report, LGBT actors continue to face discrimination in the movie business, even as they see conditions improving. To put it simply, Hollywood is weighted in favor of men and mascul...

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    'Out in the Dark': The Love that Dare Not Speak Its Name Dares to Challenge Borders

    Michael Mayer came to the topic of "Out in the Dark," his debut feature which had its world premiere earlier this month at the Toronto International Film Festival, through a combination of chance and unexpected passion. The Israeli-born filmmaker was eating dinner in Los Angeles with a friend from ...

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    Batwoman Writers Quit After DC Won't Approve Lesbian Wedding

    Even though Batwoman has proposed to long-time partner Maggie Sawyer twice, DC refused to allow the pair to finally marry in the comic in an upcoming issue. The writers behind Batwoman J.H. Williams III and W. Hayden Blackman announced that December's Issue 26 would be the last they would work on du...

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    LatinoBuzz: Filmmaker Vanessa Libertad Garcia's Last Blog Post, Says Goodbye to Family & Friends

    Sometime last week I came across an unusual Facebook post. It was a message of condolence to the family and friends of Vanessa Libertad Garcia. As I read through the comments and clicked through the links, I stumbled upon her blog. In a post titled, "All My Love, V" Vanessa says goodbye to her frien...

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    Que(e)ries: The Plight of a Brave LGBT Film Festival In Russia, and How To Support Their Mission

    In all likelihood, you're well aware that the situation regarding LGBT rights in Russia has reached a horrifying state. In large part thanks to the fact that the Olympics are being held there in 2014, a significant (though not significant enough) outcry has been mounting all summer and will surely c...

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    Indiewire Boycotts Russia, And Will Until LGBT Policies Change

    Indiewire receives many kind invitations to attend festivals and other film events, but this is the first time we've been moved to flat-out boycott a request for our coverage.

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    GLAAD Releases First Annual Studio Responsibility Index

    GLAAD, the nation's leading LGBT media advocacy organization, released their first annual Studio Responsibility Index, which looks at the quantity, quality and diversity of images of LGBT characters in films from the six major studios during 2012.

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    Qu(e)eries: Why Don't LGBT Movies Make Money At The Box Office Anymore?

    It is indeed rare for a film to feature lead gay or lesbian characters -- as "I'm So Excited" does -- to cross the $1 million mark, at least these days.

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    'Test,' 'Born This Way' Lead Outfest's 2013 Winners

    Outfest has announced the award winners of its 31st Los Angeles LGBT Film Festival.

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