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VideoOUT Seeks to Document LGBTQ Life in America: WATCH

This post originally published by Towleroad. Jordan Reeves, founder of Video Out. Growing up, Jordan Reeves was terrified that people in his hometown of Hueytown, Alabama would come know what he’d already come to terms with: he was gay. Now Reeves has founded and spearheads VideoOut, whose mission is “committed …

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Tim Murphy on How He Drew from His Queer and Arab Identities to Craft his Gripping New Novel

This post originally published by Towleroad. Tim Murphy’s new novel, Correspondents, like his last one, Christodora, is epic in scope. Author Tim Murphy photographed by Chris Gabello. Correspondents is reminiscent of works like Michael Cunningham’s Flesh and Blood, Jeffrey Eugenides’ Middlesex, and Michael Chabon’s The Adventures of Kavalier and Clay; it is truly a delight to read a writer …

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The LGBTQ History of Star Trek: WATCH

This post originally published by Towleroad. “When Star Trek Discovery first aired 2017, it also brought with it’s first ever explicitly gay main characters, says trans writer and YouTuber Jessie Gender (nee Earl), “It was a huge deal for the 50 year-old franchise, especially considering that the Trek has always …

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Marvel Studios is Seeking Gay Lead for ‘The Eternals’

This post originally published by Towleroad. Not too much is know about Marvel Studios 2020 tentpole, The Eternals, except this: they are seeking a gay lead for the film. “During the press coverage of Ant-Man and The Wasp last year, Marvel Studios President Kevin Feige stated that the studio was working towards bringing a …

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Donald Duck Will Get Its First Lesbian Character Due to the Appeals of a Ten Year Old Girl: ‘My Parents Are Gay. But in ‘Duck City’ It’s as If They Don’t Exist At All’

This post originally published by Towleroad. A ten year-old girl named Fenna, appearing on a popular children’s TV news show in The Netherlands called, Jeugdjournaal  asked why there are no same-sex attracted characters in the Donald Duck comics. Donald Duck Evolution  by CarlosMota ‘There are no gays or lesbians in Donald Duck. I’ve …

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Gay Couple Featured In Cottonelle Commercial

This post originally published by Towleroad. Cottonelle made the first gay toilet paper commercial. The message: If you’re going to meet your partner’s parents, you probably want a clean bottom. The Voice Over says, “Down there care from Cottonelle…down there because today you meet the parents. So before they sit …

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