This weekend Reel Affirmations Film Festival takes over the District. From November 1st through Sunday the 4th, DC’s International LGBT Film Festival will showcase some of the best films created by and about queers. In it’s 21st year, the 2012 festival features one of our very own filmmakers. “Over & Out” written by Kelsey Brannan, [...]
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Ever thought your life was so dramatic, so hilarious, so sexy and queer, it could be a scripted show? So did Tucky Williams. She took real characters and experiences from her life as a lesbian in Lexington, Ky., and wrote them into Girl/Girl Scene, a cheeky web series starring Williams, 27, as a swaggering hyena [...]
Call it boredom. Call it a much needed night in, which well, caused boredom. Call it wine. WHATEVER it was, something caused me to go through my DVD collection in an effort to find something to watch. As I skimmed over Ferris Bueller’s Day Off and Love Actually, the allure of a hefty box in it’s [...]
Tonight the GALA Hispanic Theater will host the DC premier of Miss Representation- a documentary that focuses on the under-representation of women in positions of power, and the role media often plays in supporting a specific view of women. The 2011 film, written and directed by Jennifer Siebel Newsom- actress turned activist—is being brought to DC [...]
Where The Girls Go founder Alexander Smith is a master networker, a soccer star and a party animal. He’s also a transguy. Check out our video clip of his transition story and share yours in the comments section or on our Facebook page!
Lights, camera, action! That’s right kids, it’s that time where we celebrate a year filled with movies, stars, and groping in the dark in the back row (do people still do that anymore?) THE OSCARS! I know you may be thinking that no one really watches this anymore, especially when even a super stoned James [...]
Bats and Cici dig deep into their mental reserves of film studies to bring you a dual take on this season’s much-hyped story about a young black lesbian finding her way in the world. SPOILER ALERT! Cici: on gender presentation Appearance and dress can present, literally and figuratively, life-or-death decisions for queer folks. In some [...]
I’ll admit: I was late to the whole Riot Grrrl thing. And when Le Tigre was formed in 1998, I was still an awkward eleven year old, very far from their world of feminist electroclash. But in 2004, all of that changed.