Last Men Standing

It seems very apt that this highly emotional documentary that tells the poignant stories of 8 gay men who are long-time AIDS survivors is the work of The South Francisco Chronicle as it is Northern California’s largest newspaper and as such was always reporting more than most from the front line of the pandemic.  Since … Continue reading

Lady Peacock

A group of 20 year gay men are out clubbing one night when one of them, Conner, espies newbie Devin across the dance floor and promptly decides that he is the new object of his affections. Devin, who still has more than one foot firmly in the closet and is clutching on tightly to his … Continue reading

Lady Valor : The Kristin Beck Story

Chris Beck was a typical American jock.  An all-round sportsman and a brilliant student who always got A grades in school.  In 1990 he was one of the few applicants who was selected to join the SEALS the US Navy’s elite Special Operations and in the next 20 years he did 13 overseas tours and … Continue reading

Laerte-se

Laerte Coutinho is an extraordinary person, who despite some initial reluctance at the beginning of this documentary, is very happy to share her continuing dialogue about what it means to her to be a woman.  This 60-year-old extremely successful Brazilian artist and cartoonist was born a male,  and at the age of 57 decided to … Continue reading

L’Amour Fou

The best part of this disappointing mish-mash of a film is the opening sequence which is footage of Yves St Laurent announcing to the world that he is about to retire. In a highly dramatic speech that he stumbles through in which, amongst other things, he confesses to the demons (drink and drugs) he has … Continue reading

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