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Producers of 'Belushi' Order Script Revisions Over Concerns About Ellen Page

Ellen Page's latest production is hit by allegations of homophobia
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  • April 1, 2014 10:28 AM
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Is 'Dyke and Fats' The Best (Queer) SNL Sketch Ever?

Um? Yes. Next!
  • By Alice Lytton
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  • March 31, 2014 5:29 PM
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Say Goodbye to 'How I Met Your Mother' by Watching Neil Patrick Harris and Jason Segel Sing 'Les Miserables'

For the past 9 years "How I Met Your Mother" has been delighting/irritating/provoking/boring (delete as appropriate) audiences and tonight that all comes to an end.
  • By Alice Lytton
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  • March 31, 2014 3:43 PM
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Contest: Tell Us Why You Heart Divine and We'll Send You a Free DVD of Doc 'I Am Divine'

Wolfe Video is releasing the film on April 1st digitally and then on April 8th on DVD, but you can win the latter right here at /bent. Just tell us why you heart Divine by tweeting at us @thebentblog. We'll pick the 5 tweets we feel best serve Divine's legacy between now and Friday, April 4th, ask for address and send a DVD your way!
  • By Peter Knegt
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  • March 31, 2014 3:16 PM
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Severe Fabulosity Alert: Ellen Page To Present Laverne Cox

We've certainly made it clear on this blog that we're big fans of both Ellen Page and Laverne Cox, who have both made major contributions to public awareness of LGBT issues in the past year. So it pleases us to no end that the GLAAD paired them up for their April awards ceremony, with Ms. Page presenting the Stephen F. Kolzak Award to Ms. Cox.
  • By Jeremy Staley
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  • March 31, 2014 2:38 PM
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Watch Wong Kar-Wai's 'Happy Together' Right Now On SnagFilms

Watch Wong Kar-Wai's gorgeous, melancholic "Happy Together," which won best director at the Cannes Film Festival back in 1997 right now.
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  • March 31, 2014 1:07 PM
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Hays’d: Decoding the Classics — 'Suddenly Last Summer'

The Motion Picture Production Code, also known as the Hays Code after censor/stick-in-the-mud Will Hays, regulated film content for nearly 40 years, restricting, among other things, depictions of homosexuality. Filmmakers still managed to get around the Code, but gay characters were cloaked in innuendo, leading to some necessary decoding.
  • By Les Fabian Brathwaite
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  • March 31, 2014 12:38 PM
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How Do We Get More LGBT Stories On The Screen? Some Thoughts From The BFI's Ben Roberts

The British Film Institute's Ben Roberts discusses how to get more LGBT stories to the screen.
  • By Matthew Hammett Knott
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  • March 31, 2014 10:55 AM
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Is "Valentine Road" One of The Best Documentaries Ever Made?

Review of Marta Cunningham's "Valentine Road"
  • By Alice Lytton
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  • March 29, 2014 11:50 AM
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Ranking the House Down: Our Squirrel Friends in the Snatch Game (Drag Race Recap #4)

Snatch Game is the major event in every season of Rupaul’s Drag Race that clearly divides the fiercely talented queens from the basic amateurs. As Jinkx Monsoon once said of the event, “Snatch Game challenges your improv skills, your wit, and your impersonation skills. Without these three skills, a drag queen may as well not call herself a drag queen.
  • By Gregory Rosebrugh
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  • March 28, 2014 5:21 PM
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