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Best gay television of 2011

Since Ellen’s coming out episode in 1997 it has no longer been shocking to have a gay character on TV, but portrayals of LGBT characters in the new millennium can be all over the place. These are some of our picks for the gayest shows, the best shows with gay characters, the most interesting portrayals in a show, or just a show we’d like to highlight for some other gay ass reason. […]

Q Doc Sunday night film review: Becoming Chaz

Becoming Chaz - Chaz Bono and Jennifer Elia

Becoming Chaz – Chaz Bono and partner Jennifer Elia

Mostly famous as the daughter of Sonny and Cher, Becoming Chaz is the story of Chastity Bono’s transition to becoming Chaz Bono, more specifically, Bono’s decision to have top surgery and to come out publicly as a transman. In the process, we see Chaz deal with the difficulties in his relationship to partner Jenny, navigate the murky waters of his […]

QDoc: Queer Documentary Film Festival starts this Thursday

Joey Arias appearing in 'Arias with a Twist'

QDoc, the only Queer Documentary Film Festival in the US starts in P-Town this Thursday. For its 5th anniversary the fest will feature 11 screenings and an opening party with opening night film star and drag and performance art sensation Joey Arias accompanied by local musical genius Thomas Lauderdale of Pink Martini. After seeing opening film Arias with a Twist I […]

Q Doc Queer Documentary Film Festival is on its way (video trailer)

Q Doc is coming up quickly. The only queer documentary film fest in the US and only the second in the world, Portland has played host to Q Doc for 5 years now. There will be a whopping 16 films shown in only 3 days this June 2-5…quite a kickoff to Pride Season. And you can get a taste of what’s to come with the official 2011 trailer below.

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Breaking News: Chastity Bono announces gender transition

Chastity Bono, who has been out as a lesbian for almost two decades, announces their gender transition. Photo from WireImage/FilmMagic

Just in! A few news sources across the web are reporting that Chastity Bono, long known to friends and family as ‘Chaz’ has decided to start tranisitioning from female to male. Go Chaz! I applaud Chaz’ decision to be honest and to transition – especially in the public eye. […]