Now that “Respect,” the Aretha Franklin biopic starring Jennifer Hudson, has been pushed back to early 2021, you may find yourself craving the cinematic story of a pop diva other than Elton John or Freddie Mercury. You are in luck as we now have Unjoo Moon’s “I Am Woman” (Quiver Distribution), the Helen Reddy biopic, available on-demand and in theaters.
Almost a half-hour into “The Nest” (IFC Films/FilmNation), the devastating second feature film from Sean Durkin (director of the acclaimed 2011 movie “Martha Marcy May Marlene”), one character says to another, “We take the good with the bad when we marry. Although, I think that’s changing.”
Just a few minutes into “The Danish Girl,” after coaxing her husband, Einar (Eddie Redmayne), into donning stockings and heels to pose for a painting and then noticing his longing gaze at the female garments, Gerda Wegener (Alicia Vikander) asks innocently, “Is there something you’d like to tell me? I’m your wife, I know everything.”
The late gay screenwriter and director Colin Higgins was the man behind a pair of early Dolly Parton movies.
WASHINGTON (AP) - Democrats appear to be rallying around Hillary Rodham Clinton after her command performance in the party's first presidential debate, with strong majorities viewing her favorably and more saying she can win the White House than any of her rivals, a new Associated Press-GfK poll shows.
“When it comes to politics or cultural identity or sexual identity, I needed people to understand that there are different shades of grey,” explained actress, writer and executive producer Jezabel Montero.
Truth is a paradox says Marshall Quinn Blackwell, Jr. as he discusses his novel, “Killing Miss Love.”
As the LGBT community basks in the recent victory for marriage equality, we should not forget the pioneers of the movement says Tracy Baim, author of a new biography of Barbara Gittings, 1932-2007.
You really didn’t want to talk about it.
Sometimes, you thought it might even be just a rite of passage: everybody endures name-calling at one time or another, right? Everybody’s bullied at some time.
“The Marriage Act: The Risk I Took to Keep My best Friend in America, and What It Taught Us About Love” by Liza Monroyc.2014, Soft Skull Press$16.95 / $20.95 Canada320 page
“’You Can Tell Just By Looking’ And 20 Other Myths about LGBT Life and People” by Michael Bronski, Ann Pellegrini, and Michael Amicoc.2013, Beacon Press$16.00 / $18.00 Canada190 pages
A little of this and a little of that.
You’ve planned for it, dreamed of it, wished it would happen. You imagined yourself with it and envied those who had it: family, vacation, money, success, a sibling, a pony. Whatever it was, it’s been your most fervent desire since forever.
Ok, pay attention.
Sometimes, that’s all you need: just someone to watch you, to hear what you’re saying or understand your feelings. A little attention can be a bad-mood squasher, a good-mood enhancer or just validation.
You always hold doors open.
That’s because your mama taught you to help others; you hold doors for stragglers, lend your ear, dispense advice, volunteer, donate and keep an eye on your neighbor’s house.
You used to need a map to know that info but these days a voice from a screen tells you where to go on your trip.
Sometimes, you wish you had a better memory.
Why do you stay with the one you love?
Throwing a dart at a board.
The phone call began another very long day.
More than 300 LGBT athletes featured in photo book
Good question – and once you learned that you could determine the answer by taking things apart, well, nothing was safe. The hidden parts, an object’s guts, were always more complicated and more interesting than what was on the outside.
Presents wrapped? Check.
Six degrees of separation.
Elbow, elbow, wrist-wrist-wrist.
Sometimes, you wonder how Grandma coped.
Veronica Lake had her “peek-a-boo.”
From the time you were old enough to communicate, you took to words like a duck to water. You’ve verbally hammed it up ever since.
Money does strange things to a fellow.
“You look great!”
When you’re dieting, there are no sweeter words. Losing weight is work, sacrifice, and lots of self-control. For sure, it’s not for wimps.
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