*MAJOR SITE UPDATE IN PROGRESS* including LGBTQ+ Literature and Film. Thank you for understanding. February 2021: CELEBRATING *BLACK HISTORY MONTH*
LGBTQ+ literature encompasses 5,000 years, from the ancient epic of Gilgamesh (a profound same-sex love story), to such canonical authors as Plato, Shakespeare, Whitman, Wilde, Woolf, Baldwin, to today’s diverse Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, and Queer-Plus (LGBTQ+) writers working in every form: fiction, drama, poetry, non-fiction and astonishing experiments.
Explore the history, aesthetics, technology, and sociopolitical dimensions of film. Includes reviews, “Best” lists, a tribute to Robert Wise, more. Also a major section on LGBTQ+ film, from such foundational directors as Eisenstein, Murnau, and Cocteau, to Hollywood titans like George Cukor, and contemporary filmmakers including Chantal Akerman and Wong Kar-wai.
Fassbinder | Pasolini | Jarman
These three multi-talented gay artists – Rainer Werner Fassbinder, Pier Paolo Pasolini, and Derek Jarman – created provocative works that span film, literature, theater, painting, philosophy, and more. Their influence today, in art and politics, is stronger than ever.
Question: Why a LGBTQ+ Focus?
Resource: Start a Discussion Group (UPDATED).
All public domain books and films, throughout this site, link to FREE copies.
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