Arts & Entertainment

GLAAD Accepting Applications for the 2019 Rising Stars Grants

The GLAAD Rising Stars Grant Program celebrates young people’s commitment to accelerating LGBTQ acceptance within their communities and culture at large. The grant, named after trailblazer and out country music star, Ty Herndon, is offered to support young people for their commitment to enhancing LGBTQ inclusion and representation in music. The recipient of the Ty Herndon Rising Stars Grant will receive $2,500(…)

Gay-themed Play Sweeps British Theatre Prizes

Productions about gay men in New York City, friendship after the Sept. 11 attacks and love in Mississippi dominated Britain’s prestigious Olivier Awards for best theatre on Sunday. In a distinctly American-themed night, “The Inheritance”, a play about the generation after the peak of the AIDS crisis, was joint overall winner with four awards: best(…)

The 24th Annual San Francisco Silent Film Festival May 1-5, 2019

The  San Francisco Silent Film Festival is pleased to announce the 24th Annual Silent Film Festival. 2This year’s program features many new film restorations, including one by SFSFF in partnership with Photoplay Productions, Clarence Brown’s The Signal Tower, 1924. Films from ten countries will be represented—Bali, Czechoslovakia, France, Germany, India, Italy, Japan, Sweden, US, and(…)