End Game Improv

February 25, 2015 in inQueery

LGBTQ Jam is a new improv group based in San Francisco. You can catch a performance at Stage Werx every first Wednesday of the month. Anyone and everyone is invited to watch and LGBTQ people are invited to play along on stage. They provide a safe, supportive space for experimenting.

InQueery News LIVE: Holiday and Movie Fun With a Side of Scandal

December 17, 2014 in inQueery

It’s holiday time and everything seems just that much busier and crazier. But the movie season and the year ahead seems to be improving, at least. The political climate is scattered and mixed, at best. Leo and Katie talk crazy children at restaurants, Hunger Games, the year of the Ass, trivia, anime, gaming, Looking Season 2 and more. News topics covered: The Gay Blood Ban continues, new gay bar opens in Oakland and the Human Rights Campaign Leader caught in sex scandal. #rainbowtrout

Trans* Representation in the Media

November 5, 2014 in inQueery

A hot topic these days is the representation of trans* people in the media. Some people claim that trans* is the new gay– now that gay rights have gained traction with the majority (60% of states have marriage equality) that it is time to focus on a more marginalized population of the LGBT community, transgender people.

50 Years of Gays in the Media & in the Streets: The 2000’s

July 16, 2014 in inQueery

The Gay Media and Movements series is sadly coming to an end with this piece on the previous decade in America. Read this most recent installment and revel in how much has changed in such a short time.

50 Years of Gays in the Media & in the Streets: The 1990’s

June 25, 2014 in inQueery

J.J Medina returns with another overview of a decade that’s upheld as the pinnacle of nostalgia by Millennials. But what about LGBT representation in the media and larger society? Read on to refresh your memory.

50 Years of Gays in the Media & in the Streets: The 1980’s

May 21, 2014 in inQueery

Many events came to pass in the 80’s that made it one of the most important decades of progress in our gay history. The LBGT community was dealt heavy blows from a myriad of sources, and struggled to reclaim its voice from setbacks in both cinema and society. While a few films lent themselves to lighter and more uplifting tones, others chose to demonize and damn the LBGT community in its entirety. Because of these bruises and the LBGT communities’ reaction to them, the 1980’s b…

SF State Student Film Sheds Awareness In Time For World AIDS Day

December 1, 2013 in inQueery

World AIDS Day is coming up December 1st this year and we’ve come a long way in terms of treatment, awareness and education. Dollii Williams, a student at San Francisco State University, recently made a short film exploring the stigma around HIV. Pacific Center’s Katie Tims learns the story behind the film and what the SF State community is doing to further education on HIV/AIDS.

Not Your Bigot’s Bible: Matthew Vines and the Reclamation of Bible Verse

November 13, 2013 in inQueery

Matthew Vines has dedicated himself to wiping homophobia out of Christian communities. What began as a research project became a call to activism. Watch his speech here as he refutes the Bible verses commonly used to justify prejudice against LGBTQ folks.

50 Years of Gays in the Media & in the Streets: The 1970’s

November 6, 2013 in inQueery

The long-awaited continuation of the Gays in the Media and in the Streets series is here! Read on to continue the history lesson on the representations of LGBTQ individuals in the media and the movements that accompanied them in the 1970’s.

OUT! at the Movies

July 31, 2013 in inQueery

This year’s Frameline was its 36th year in business and it was a good one! InQueery Blog staff Ben M. paints a picture for those of you who didn’t get a chance to make it out this year. Check out his reviews of films that were breaking ground, such as Homophobia and Kiss Me Softly.

Breaking the Girls: A Film Review

July 17, 2013 in inQueery

An edgy new lesbian film debuted at Frameline 2013. The film isn’t just about a sapphic love affair, but is also an intense ride full of murder, deception and desire. InQueery blog staff editor Jax reviews ‘Breaking The Girls.’ The film opens this August, be sure to check it out!

50 Years of Gays in the Media & in the Streets: The 1960’s

June 5, 2013 in inQueery

The 60’s were a trying time for the LBGTQ community with various movements under way and their respective images in the media. This article explores LBGTQ representations in the media and the movements that fought against discrimination from the law, harassment from peers, and unfair depictions of who an LBGTQ individual was and their driving motivations in the world.

We’re in this Together: Awareness and Passion can Make a Difference

March 14, 2013 in inQueery

Devon Yaffe was looking to spread the word about a documentary he had filmed for his Senior Project at Hollywood High titled Overcoming Adversities as a Gay Teen: One Generation at a Time. He found us and we are proud to present his story to you. Devon’s documentary consists of interviews with gay men from all different age groups and backgrounds. A lot of men had never shared these stories before and I expressed to him – and he agreed – how important this was. I believe this piece of both…

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