50 Years of Fabulous

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  For his documentary feature debut filmmaker, Jethro Patalinghug has turned his cameras on one of the oldest LGBT organizations in the country, the Imperial Council also known as the Imperial Court System.  Patalinghug takes a look at its glorious history as it celebrates its 50 year anniversary and now starts to question if there is still place for it in … Continue reading



San Diego Gay Bar History

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Filmmaker Paul Detwiler’s documentary on the history of gay bars in San Diego is a story that is very similar to that from many other urban areas in the US who have seen the rise and fall of their number of establishments in the past few decades. He starts his film in the aftermath of WW2 when … Continue reading



Manchester’s history of Queer Raving

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  For most queer men (and women) of a certain age(!) The Smiths were the definitive band of the 1980’s that started to really get the city of Manchester in the North of the UK noticed as a major force in music. In the same decade, the city also gave birth to other groundbreaking bands … Continue reading



When did queers become gay……and why?

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  Have you ever wondered how and why the LGBTQ community adopted the word ‘gay’ to describe ourselves?  Well, the PBS digital channel Origin of Everything dug deep to find out where the word originally came from, looking at the early uses, and when it evolved into something pertaining to sexual orientation.  So now you know.  Or you … Continue reading




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