China Says 没有 To “Call Me By Your Name”

(Photo: Call Me By Your Name) The Beijing International Film Festival pulled Academy Award-winning gay romance Call Me By Your Name from its program, the movie’s distributor said this week The move reflects China’s checkered relationship with LGBTQ themes in the creative arts, reports NBC News. The film, which won an Oscar earlier this month…

VARIETY: Gay Senior Citizen Comedy “Silver Foxes” In Development From “Golden Girls” Team

Super Deluxe is teaming with writers and producers Stan Zimmerman and James Berg to develop the comedy series Silver Foxes, reports Variety exclusively. The half-hour, single-camera series is about two older gay men and one twink (their buddy’s young lover) that rescue a friend who’s been forced-back-in-the-closet at his homophobic assisted living facility. The producers hosted a table…

Top LGBTQ Oscar Moments

(Photo: Daniela Vega) LGBTQ Nation reports on LGBTQ highlights at the Oscars: “A Fantastic Woman” wins Best Foreign Language Film A story about a transgender woman, the role of Marina is played by Daniela Vega, who is transgender herself. Daniela Vega became the first transgender person to present an Oscar Vega presented the award for Best Original Song.…

Karamo Brown On “Over-Sexualization” In The Gay Community

Karamo Brown from the Queer Eye reboot chatted with Gay Times recently about everything that’s wrong with the gay community, starting with dating apps, reports Queerty. “I think they’re the worst,” Brown says. “I think they’re horrible. I do not own an app and never have. I think dating apps are keeping us apart.” Not just that, he says, but…

Paradise, Legendary Gay Piano Bar in Long Beach, Closing

After 30 years, Long Beach’s iconic Paradise Bar and Restaurant will close in April. According to LongBeachize, the neighborhood gay bar was purchased by the owners of Black, a quiet LA bar not far from the Hollywood Forever Cemetery, reports Eater Los Angeles. Paradise Bar is Long Beach’s oldest gay piano bar and has maintained…

Speak Truth To Power

The Trump administration wants to ban the word “transgender,” among others. The Los Angeles LGBT Center responds. In response to the Trump Administration’s mandate to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention  (CDC) to not use the words: diversity, entitlement, evidence-based, fetus, science-based, transgender, and vulnerable, the Los Angeles LGBT Center issued the following statement: “The Trump Administration’s effort to…