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XFINITY LGBTQ Community Recommendations: NCLR

The National Center for Lesbian Rights (NCLR) is a national legal organization committed to advancing the civil and human rights of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people as well as their families through litigation, legislation, policy and public education. Founded in 1977, NCLR serves as a nonprofit, public-interest law firm that litigates precedent-setting cases at the […]

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XFINITY LGBTQ Community Recommendations: PFLAG

PFLAG is the nation's largest organization uniting families, allies and people who are lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer. The organization is committed to advancing equality through its mission of support, education and advocacy, and has more than 400 chapters and 200,000 supporters crossing multiple generations of American families in major urban centers, small cities and […]

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Frameline Distribution Adds 15 Titles to the LGBTQ Collection

When it comes to pioneering queer cinema, one name comes to mind for having changed the landscape of what LGBTQ faces look like on screen. Frameline Distribution has been distributing LGBTQ films for over 35 years, focusing primarily on those most underserved by mainstream media-youth, elders, people of color and transgender and gender-expansive people. In the Bay Area, […]

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XFINITY LGBTQ Celebrates Asian Entertainment

Instagram legend and makeup magician Kim Chi did the world a huge favor while filming "RuPaul's Drag Race" when she took a moment to educate Michelle Visage, and the show's thousands of viewers, on the impact homonormativity has on the Asian LGBTQ population. She talked candidly about how common it is to come across the phrase "no fats, fems or Asians" […]

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‘Landline’: Who Says Queer and Baseball Don’t Mix?

  I recently picked up the phone to chat with Matthew Aaron and Bruce Fretts about landlines, the normalization of queer characters in entertainment and their new film. "Landline" follows PR executive Ted Gout (Matthew Aaron), who, after losing a big promotion to a technology-savvy college graduate, embarks on a low-tech, old-school journey to find himself. With […]

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AdvocateBlog

XFINITY LGBTQ Community Recommendations: The Advocate

The oldest and largest gay magazine in the United States, The Advocate, is the world's leading source of LGBTQ news and politics. The historic magazine, which was inspired by a police raid of a Los Angeles gay bar, has grown to become a prominent voice for topics related to the gay, lesbian, bisexual, and transgender […]

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XFINITY LGBTQ Joins Watchathon

TV's biggest binge-watching week just got a whole lot gayer! XFINITY Watchathon Week is almost upon us! Returning for its fifth-straight year, Watchathon gives customers the chance to enjoy many of the hottest TV shows from broadcast, cable and premium networks-all free with XFINITY On Demand. This is the LGBTQ Film & TV Destination's first Watchathon, and […]

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Let’s Have a ‘Kiki’

  In New York City, LGBTQ youth of color gather out on the Christopher Street Pier to practice a performance-based art form, Ballroom, which was made famous in the early 1990s by Madonna's music video "Vogue" and the documentary "Paris Is Burning." Twenty-five years after these cultural touchstones, a new and very different generation of LGBTQ youth have […]

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BlackQueerBlog

XFINITY LGBTQ Celebrates Black Cinema

"Moonlight," for all its successes both in the film festival and awards ceremony circuits, has achieved something far greater: It's deservedly brought media attention and an increased awareness to queer black culture. Far-reaching LGBTQ publications such as OUT Magazine and The Advocate are increasingly crafting editorial pieces that bring to light not only many of the hardships the black LGBTQ […]

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