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Queer, Surreal ‘Steven Arnold: Heavenly Bodies’ Doc Streaming Free

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Social distancing during the Covid-19 pandemic has forced the postponement of life-as-we-know-it. One of the many setbacks is the cancellation of gatherings, such as film festivals. But into this gloom and doom comes one piece of good news. A documentary exploring the life and legacy of Steven Arnold, the groundbreaking, yet under-recognized queer multi-media artist…

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TransNation Film Fest To Feature Eclectic Programming, Cult Faves

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Even as AG/POS Jeff Sessions attempts to take down trans Americans because — well, it’s unclear why — there’s still enough general joy and togetherness within the trans community to make beautiful things like the TransNation Film Festival happen. Set for October 13 to October 15 at the Silent Movie Theater in West Hollywood (an…

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Sylvester Still Makes Us Feel Mighty Real

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Seventy years ago today, a beautiful baby was born in the Watts neighborhood of Los Angeles. The baby, named Sylvester James, Jr., would develop a love of singing in the gospel choir, although he’d become disillusioned with his church’s disapproval of homosexuality. In 1970 Sylvester moved to San Francisco and became a member of the…

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