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    Que(e)ries: The Trouble With Representing HIV/AIDS In The Very Troublesome 'Dallas Buyers Club'

    I'll admit that I walked into "Dallas Buyers Club" looking for trouble. How couldn't I? One of a small handful of American cinematic representations about the onset of the AIDS in the 1980s, any film that tries to tackle a controversially neglected, remarkably devastating chapter in history is set t...

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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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    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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    Que(e)ries: Considering Tilda Swinton, The Activist

    A photo has hit the web and has become a viral phenomenon within 24 hours. It went from Facebook to Twitter and back, quickly popped up in gay interest news sites, and has by now been featured by the sites of The Independent, The Huffington Post, Le Figaro and Der Standard.

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    Que(e)ries: How The Little 'Gayby' That Could Soared On iTunes During a Very Big Week For LGBT Americans

    Clearly the biggest LGBT news in America last week -- which just so happened to also mark pride celebrations in gay meccas like New York and San Francisco -- was the Supreme Court's historical rulings on the Defense of Marriage Act and Prop 8. But in the midst of that came a notable success story in...

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    Que(e)ries: The Best Gay Indie Drama You've Probably Never Seen Is Out on DVD and Blu-ray Today

    When first-time filmmaker Patrick Wang's "In The Family" was initially released in theaters way back in November 2011 (after premiering at the Hawaii Film Festival a month earlier), it had a tiny limited showing in New York that was met with little fanfare (though it did get a rave in The New York T...

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    Que(e)ries: Considering How Gay Isn't Simply 'The New Black' in Yoruba Richen's Imperative New Doc

    As the LGBT rights movement moved to the clear forefront of the mainstream civil rights discussion in the United States, numerous media organizations were quick to reduce it to a loaded question: "Is gay the new black?"

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    Que(e)ries: Talking To The Directors Of 'Call Me Kuchu,' The Summer's Most Important LGBT Doc

    A few weeks back, we offered up this list of 10 LGBT films you should see on the film festival circuit this summer, but there's also a few heading to traditional release. Among them is Malika Zouhali-Worrall and Katherine Fairfax Wright's Ugandan LGBT rights doc "Call Me Kuchu," which is being rel...

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    Que(e)ries: It Was an Impressively Gay Cannes, But 'Behind The Candelabra' Ended Up Having Little To Do With That

    Last night in Cannes, Abdellatif Kechiche's "Blue Is The Warmest Color" (La Vie d'Adele) made history by becoming the first film centered on a same-sex relationship to win the Palme d'Or in the festival's 66 year history.  The film -- about a lesbian romance between two French teenagers (Lea ...

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    Que(e)ries: 10 LGBT Films You Should See On This Summer's Queer Film Fest Circuit

    While "Beyond The Candelabra" is currently gaying-up Cannes in a very big way (check out our report from the film's press conference here), most of us will be waiting until next Sunday night to watch the Liberace biopic on HBO. However, once Cannes comes to a close there will be all sorts of gay hea...

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