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

Every Act of Life : the story of Terrence McNally the great American playwright

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  The celebrated 78-year-old playwright TERRENCE MCNALLY has enjoyed such a packed life with his roller-coaster career and a love life that itself could be the stuff that dramas are made off, so it was a tough challenge for filmmaker JEFF KAUFMAN to squeeze it all into 90 so minutes the length of his new profile.  The end result is an affectionate and … Continue reading

In the Family : what happened when a gay man was outed by his teacher

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  Some days if feels like the Lockdown has empowered people to create so many new online possibilities we may never want to leave our houses ever again. Today the Webby Award-nominated PBS Short Film Festival returns for a ninth year from Monday, July 13 – Friday, July 24 to all PBS and station digital platforms, including … Continue reading

Queerguru reviews NOLLY: the story of the once undisputed Queen of British Soaps

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  Although Russell T Davies’s new mini-series NOLLY is about a  quintessential British TV soap opera from the 1970s it is essential viewing for anyone who loves the melodramas that go on behind the scenes. Davies, responsible for such groundbreaking series as Queer as Folk and It’s a Sin. shows a genuine affection for both … Continue reading

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