Arts & Entertainment

Armistead Maupin, Chavela Vargas, Lena Hall, And More: Frameline41 Announces Opening, Closing, Centerpiece Films & 2017 Frameline Award Honoree Alan Cumming

Frameline, the world’s longest-running and largest showcase of queer cinema, is pleased to announce its first slate of high-profile programs and pre-sales for member tickets to the Opening, Closing, and Centerpiece films at Frameline41: San Francisco International LGBTQ Film Festival, which takes place June 15-25, 2017 in the San Francisco Bay Area. The complete Frameline41 program will(…)

School Pulls Book About Gender Non-Conforming Kid After Backlash

A pair of children’s authors is firing back after a North Carolina school district scrapped plans to incorporate their book about a gender non-conforming boy into its anti-bullying curriculum. Charlotte-Mecklenburg school administrators had been planning to use Jacob’s New Dress, about a young boy who likes to wear dresses, in first-grade classes as part of Child Abuse(…)