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ApocaLGBTQ: The Lavender Tube on dystopian dramas and scary spices

ApocaLGBTQ: The Lavender Tube on dystopian dramas and scary spices

By Victoria A. Brownworth

Halloween looms. It's time for some scares. 'American Horror Story: Double Feature,' the 'Chucky' series adaptation, 'Big Sky's thrills, 'See' gets a lesbian romance, and 'Y: The Last Man's lesbian and trans characters are part of a world without men.

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By Brandon Judell | October 19, 2021

Attending the morning screening of 'Dune' at the New York Film Festival, I was hoping for an LGBTQ romantic comedy about the Pines on Fire Island. What I got was 'Star Bores.'

By Victoria A. Brownworth | October 17, 2021

No matter what Dave Chappelle and Netflix CEO Ted Sarandos tell you, violence against LGBTQ is real and giving cover for transphobia and homophobia presents a real world threat to LGBTQ people.


By David-Elijah Nahmod | October 12, 2021

HBO's docuseries 'We're Here' returns for a second season with a moving batch of episodes which celebrate small town LGBTQ life as Shangela, Eureka, and Bob the Drag Queen descend on a variety of small towns across America.

By Jim Provenzano | October 5, 2021

"Fame is a mother," reads the tagline for 'The Other Two,' the acclaimed HBO Max comedy series. Whether or not you've seen the show, you've probably already laughed at the writing of the show's co-creator, Chris Kelly.


By Jim Piechota | October 5, 2021

In her new memoir, actress Cassandra Peterson reveals the fascinating aspects of her private life, including her career as the more-sexy-than-scary Elvira, Mistress of the Dark, and a 19-year relationship with a woman.

By Gregg Shapiro | October 5, 2021

In Aneil Karia's deeply disturbing 'Surge,' out actor Whishaw delivers a devastating performance as a man descending into madness. Calling it difficult to watch is an understatement.


By Victoria A. Brownworth | October 5, 2021

Happy LGBTQ History Month, everybody! How better to celebrate than with some compelling new queer history? Amazon Prime, HBO and Netflix have some superb new offerings.

By Jim Provenzano | September 27, 2021

Cinema and television through five decades of 'Bay Area Reporter' coverage will be discussed by two prolific film writers, Brandon Judell and Brian Bromberger, on Oct. 7 at 6pm. Arts & Nightlife Editor Jim Provenzano moderates the online panel.


By Victoria A. Brownworth | September 21, 2021

'The Other Two' returns to wacky comic touches in its second season; Abby McEnany's dyke-filled dark comedy's daring; 'The L Word: Gen Q's season 2 is smoother, sharper and a touch more emotionally relatable.

By Jim Provenzano | September 16, 2021

1994 was a big year for LGBT arts. But perhaps the brightest —yet sadly briefest— star to shine was Pedro Zamora in Season 3 of MTV's 'The Real World,' set in San Francisco.


By Gregg Shapiro | September 14, 2021

Featuring the voices of a stellar cast of queer and queer-friendly actors, the hot new Netflix series 'Q-Force' takes spy capers to camp levels. Co-creator, writer and costar Gabe Liedman shares some behind-the-scenes stories and inspiration.

By Victoria A. Brownworth | September 7, 2021

The nightmare of 'The Handmaid's Tale' plays out in real-life in Texas; 'Queer as Folk' gets a New Orleans reboot; LGBT shows get a nod, and Lance Bass wants a gay 'Bachelor.'


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