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2021’s Most Anticipated LGBTQ Films, TV Shows and Books

MOVIES EVERYBODY’S TALKING ABOUT JAMIE Amazon releases the musical drama, based on the stage show of the same name about a teenage boy (played by Max Harwood) who dreams of being a drag…

Why It’s Time for All Awards Shows to Ditch the Binary Acting Categories (Guest Column)

Best actress. Best actor. These are the labels generations of starry-eyed performers have dreamed of claiming. But what if neither of those is actually capable of describing who you really are

Amid Scarce Representation, ‘Rutherford Falls’ Co-Creator Reveals the Characters She Connected With (Guest Column)

I am the showrunner of Rutherford Falls, a new comedy on Peacock. According to TV critics and my mom, the show is a game-changer for Native American representation. While doing press, I was…

‘Younger’ Actress Molly Bernard: “Playing a Pansexual Character Changed My Life” (Guest Column)

I thought for a time that I was bisexual. But I think I am likely pan and I think I only understand that because I embodied a pansexual person on Younger for more than half a decade. I feel…

How Gay Bars Are Bouncing Back in L.A. Post-Pandemic Restrictions

After 15 months of pandemic restrictions that have kept Los Angeles’ gay bars partly or completely closed, nightlife owners like The Abbey founder and CEO David Cooley are finally seeing the light…

Next Big Thing: Leyna Bloom Makes Big-Screen Debut With ‘Port Authority’

Leyna Bloom made history in 2019 when she became the first trans woman of color to lead a film at the Cannes Film Festival. “That was such a magical moment. It was an out-of-body experience…

‘Paris Is Burning’ Emcee Junior LaBeija on ‘Pose,’ RuPaul and Why He Never Let Hollywood Tell His Story

If you’ve ever seen the 1990 documentary Paris Is Burning or even encountered the phrase “The category is …” or “Tens, tens, tens across the board!” — you’re familiar with the artistry of…

Pride 2021: Hollywood’s 10 LGBTQ Changemakers

Featuring activists and actors, a news anchor and a rapper, The Hollywood Reporter celebrates Pride with a focus on those who pushed progress (and boundaries) by booking jobs previously reserved for…

‘Bob Hearts Abishola’ Co-Creator Gina Yashere on How Moving to America Prompted Her to Come Out: “F*** it. I’m in the Land of the Free”

In her thoroughly entertaining and moving new memoir Cack-Handed (a British term for being left-handed), comedian Gina Yashere — co-creator and a castmember of CBS’ Bob Hearts Abishola — writes…

7 LGBTQ Nonprofits to Support Now

A guide to various organizations, from GLAAD to GLSEN.

Netflix’s ‘Special’ Creator Reflects on Man-on-Man Sex on TV

Ryan O'Connell, who adapted his memoir to create the series, applauds TV's new embrace of depicting penetrative male sex onscreen: "It can be painful, pleasurable, awkward, sexy and so not sexy."

Greg Berlanti Looks Back: Making ‘Love, Simon’ Fulfilled “A Desire to Have Characters That Represent All of Us in Movies”

Decades after his 'Broken Hearts Club' played in about 100 cinemas, the prolific creator shares his journey: "I got the satisfying film ending I always wanted."