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Why the queer press & queer TV matter

Why the queer press & queer TV matter

By Victoria A. Brownworth

Periodically people ask us why we continue to write for the queer press when we work in mainstream news. We always say the same thing: When mainstream media reports LGBTQ stories like they do straight stories, we'll stop writing for the queer press, too.

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By David Lamble | July 30, 2019

The provocative new bio-doc "Mike Wallace is Here" (opening Friday) is an instructive guide to a chaotic universe.

By Victoria A. Brownworth | July 30, 2019

How is it already August? As we head into summer's last languorous lap, the dictate to Netflix, Hulu and Amazon, and chill becomes ever more resonant.


By Gregg Shapiro | July 30, 2019

You have to admit that it's more than a little strange to watch the third season of Netflix's "Stranger Things" while the strangest thing of all is living in the White House.

By Victoria A. Brownworth | July 16, 2019

America now has an unofficial queer ambassador to the world in Megan Rapinoe. The co-captain of the USWNT, winner of the FIFA World Cup soccer championship and MVP of the World Cup is all over the tube, and OMG are we ever here for it.


By Victoria A. Brownworth | July 2, 2019

What an exciting miniseries the Democratic debates were! With 25 candidates, five of whom didn't make the cut for the stage, we expected a free-for-all for ascendancy. We were not disappointed.

By Victoria A. Brownworth | June 18, 2019

We've compiled a list of series that you can watch to make the rest of your Pride and Stonewall 50 the queerest, right from the comfort of your own home, phone and TV.


By David Lamble | June 4, 2019

Over nearly three-quarters of a century, North Carolina-born and -raised author Armistead Maupin has cultivated a large and loyal following as the author, screenwriter, TV and film producer of multiple versions of his award-winning "Tales of the City."

By Victoria A. Brownworth | June 4, 2019

Happy World Pride, dear readers. Happy 50th anniversary of the Stonewall Rebellion and Days of Rage. Happy gayness, lesbianity, biness, transness and queerness.


By Victoria A. Brownworth | May 21, 2019

Four hours. That's how long we were riveted to CSPAN watching the debate over the Equality Act on May 17. It was an extraordinary event of historic proportions.

By Brian Bromberger | May 14, 2019

"All in My Family," a new documentary from Netflix, began airing on May 3 and is continually available for streaming. It deals with a culture, mainland China, not often examined in an LGBTQ context.


By Victoria A. Brownworth | May 7, 2019

We've been thinking about CBS' new series "The Red Line" since it debuted.

By Victoria A. Brownworth | April 23, 2019

In the same week we got new brilliant Beyoncé, a new Madonna, one head-swiveling episode of "Ru Paul's Drag Race," "Pose"'s luminous Indya Moore as one of the Time 100, and the redacted Mueller Report dropped.


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