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‘Fantastic Woman’ Daniela Vega Will Make History As First Trans Oscar Presenter

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A Fantastic Woman may have only scored one major nomination at the Oscars this year (Best Foreign Language Film), but the Academy is making up for that in a major way. On March 3, Daniela Vega will become the first trans person to present at the Academy Awards. The charismatic star of A Fantastic Woman…

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‘Disobedience’ Trailer Features Forbidden Lovers Rachel McAdams, Rachel Weisz

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Disobedience, an upcoming film starring Rachel McAdams and Rachel Weisz, will explore a forbidden lesbian relationship in an Orthodox Jewish community. Still, it will feel familiar to queer, non-Orthodox male viewers. After all, a newly released trailer for Disobedience promises us a world full of clandestine same-sex make-outs, dramatic wig reveals, and lots and lots…

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‘Black Panther’ And 5 Other Films To See In February

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February is just around the corner. The major studios are offering everything from action-packed Marvel movies to camp/trash “erotic thrillers,” while the indies release thoughtful Oscar-nominated dramas and documentaries about poo. There’s something for every taste in theaters this month.   A Fantastic Woman – February 2 When 28-year-old transgender actress Daniela Vega first joined the…

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Flagrant’s Top And Bottoms: 7 Best, 2 Worst LGBTQ Films Of 2017

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It’s been about a year since Moonlight won Best Picture at the Oscars, and the effects of that historical moment have been palpable. Openly queer characters have popped up everywhere from romantic comedies to Marvel superhero spectaculars, and mainstream films with explicit gay sex and full-frontal male nudity have only drawn PG ratings. Even Disney…

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Golden Globe Nominations Announced: ‘Call Me’ Scores 3, Kevin Spacey 0

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The Golden Globe nominations are out, and Kevin Spacey is nowhere to be seen. In fact, the Globes have seemingly gone out of their way to censure the accused sexual predator by nominating his last-minute replacement in All the Money in the World, Christopher Plummer. The Globes have also nominated Michelle Williams for Best Actress…

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‘A Fantastic Woman’ Might Nab Oscar Nomination For Trans Actor

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Chile’s submission for the 90th Academy Awards might nab history’s first Oscar nomination for a trans performer. A Fantastic Woman, which recently began press screenings in the States, stars Daniela Vega as Marina, a gorgeous, captivating trans woman who fends off cruel and violent attacks from the family of her cis lover. While Marina’s gender…

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