Are you Proud? Watch this before saying yes

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  Have you ever been in a heated conversation about the factions in our community? A conversation that has questioned why another letter has or has not been added to the LGBTQI+ acronym? This documentary directed by  Ashley Joiner is an ambitious attempt to connect the dots, differences and intersections we live and love with. … Continue reading

ASK ANY BUDDY : a compilation of gay porn from the 60’s to the 80″s

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  Usually when we come across documentaries that cover an aspect of gay history they  are about the evolution of our community.  Or possibly a profile of a iconic queer who has furthered the cause for equal rights, or was an out-performer who made their mark entertaining us  ASK ANY BUDDY is about none of … Continue reading

Before Homosexuals : a prequel to Before Stonewall

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  This is the prequel to filmmaker John Scagliotti ‘s Emmy Award Winning ‘Before Stonewall’ (which he produced with Greta Schiller, Robert Rosenberg), which with After Stonewall  now completes the trilogy.. Scagliotti explains that Before Stonewall was made 35 years ago and in that documentary they only went back as far as 1929 because nothing pre-dating … Continue reading

Before Stonewall : a look back at early LGBTQ roots

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  The Emmy Award Winning Documentary ‘Before Stonewall; made in 1984 has been restored and is about to enjoy a theatrical run in June as part of the celebrations to mark the Anniversary of the Stonewall riots considered the pivotal turning point for the LGBTQ community. Directed by Greta Schiller and Robert Rosenberg,  this look … Continue reading

CURED : the story of the LGBTQ activists who fought back against American Psychiatry : reviewed by Queerguru’s Ris Fatah

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“Cured” is a must-see. An award-winning documentary that takes viewers inside the campaign that led to a pivotal yet largely unknown moment in the struggle for LGBTQ+ equality: the very influential American Psychiatric Association’s 1973 decision to remove homosexuality from its list of mental illnesses.  Early US gay rights activist groups – such as the … Continue reading

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