Laverne Cox

Laverne Cox

GALECA: The Society of LGBTQ Entertainment Critics Begins Voting Dec. 27

Entertainment journalist and critic John Griffiths founded GALECA in 2009.
Entertainment
The group’s approximately 220 members will begin voting their choices for the best in film and TV in both mainstream and LGBTQ categories on Thursday, December 27, 2018. ...
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Spirit Day 2018 Roundup: Ellen, Britney, Barbra, Laverne, Kellogg’s Purple Cereal Box

Kellogg's "All Together" Cereal for #SpiritDay
Entertainment
Britney Spears, who received the Vanguard Award at the GLAAD Media Awards for her LGBTQ allyship, will make a special appearance at a Spirit Day rally in Las Vegas. ...
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Ava DuVernay, Samira Wiley, Gloria Carter Receive Standing Ovations at GLAAD Media Awards

Lauren Morelli and Samira Wiley attend the 29th Annual GLAAD Media Awards at The Hilton Midtown on May 5, 2018 in New York City. (Photo by Jason Merritt/Getty Images for GLAAD)
Entertainment
GLAAD, the world’s largest LGBTQ media advocacy organization, honored Ava DuVernay, Samira Wiley, and outstanding LGBTQ images in film and television at the 29th Annual GLAAD Media Awards in New York. ...
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Jim Parsons to Receive Stephen F. Kolzak Award at the 29th Annual GLAAD Media Awards

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Jim Parsons will receive GLAAD’s Stephen F. Kolzak Award, which is presented to an LGBTQ media professional who has made a significant difference in promoting LGBTQ acceptance. ...
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All-Star Cast Spearheaded by Midler Brings Out the ‘Freak’ in All of Us

Trudie Styler/Patrick Demarchelier
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Freak Show will play at TWIST: Seattle Queer Film Festival at 7:00 p.m. on Friday, October 22 at AMC Pacific Place. The film has a run time of 91 mins. ...
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Bold, Creative, Adventurous – 22nd Annual TWIST: Seattle Queer Film Festival

Photo: Freak Show
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Three Dollar Bill Cinema announces the five gala film events for the 22nd Annual Twist: Seattle Queer Film Festival. This highly anticipated 11-day festival presents over 60 short showcases and feature length film programs at six locations around Seattle. ...
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GLAAD to Honor ‘Orange is the New Black’ Star Ruby Rose, Demi Lovato

Ruby Rose/GLAAD
Entertainment
Ruby Rose will receive GLAAD's Stephen F. Kolzak Award, presented to an LGBT media professional who has made a significant difference in promoting equality and acceptance. ...
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Laverne Cox to Play Frank-N-Furter in Fox’s ‘Rocky Horror’ Reboot

Laverne Cox
Entertainment
Laverne Cox will star in Fox’s remake of The Rocky Horror Picture Show as Dr. Frank-N-Furter, the “sweet transvestite from Transsexual, Transylvania.” ...
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New Infographic Details the Reality of Being Transgender in America

Health
The Movement Advancement Project’s (MAP) new infographic, “Snapshot: Transgender in America,” gives a quick look at state-level laws and policies that impact the lives of transgender people. ...
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Laverne Cox to Become First Transgender Woman Wax Figure at Madame Tussauds

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In honor of Pride month, Orange is the New Black’s Laverne Cox was chosen as the first transgender woman to be turned into a wax figure at Madame Tussauds. ...
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