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Goldman Sacks the Laughs

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Julie Goldman knows how to get straight to the point, which is to make you laugh. The comedian and Provincetown favorite has appeared on wildly varied shows like The Sopranos, RuPaul’s Drag U, Curb Your Enthusiasm, and The Big Gay Sketch Show, which gave her her big break. She took [...]

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My Gender, My Self

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The New Generation of Trans Kids by Rebecca M. Alvin “If you don’t identify as trans, you’re setting yourself up for failure if you think you’re going to be able to understand what it’s like to be trans, because I can’t understand what it’s like not to be,” declares Tony [...]

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Pulling Out All The Stops

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by Steve Desroches On a crisp autumn night deep into October, a large audience huddles inside, cozy and protected from the wind that is swirling dead leaves up to the door of the Unitarian Universalist Meeting House in the middle of Provincetown. The lights dim as a portable movie screen [...]

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Out in the Desert

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When Donna Deitch’s Desert Hearts came out in 1985, the topic of two women in love with each other was still glaringly uncommon in movies—not only American, Hollywood movies. Even in the art-house world of independent and foreign-language films, depicting lesbian romance in a way that didn’t solely cater to [...]

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Ask Me Where I’m Going

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Rediscovering Chavela Vargas by Rebecca M. Alvin For the documentary filmmaker, timing is everything. Of course, having a passion for your subject matter goes without saying, but when you hit on something, or someone, at a critical moment, that’s the basis for an unforgettable film. For filmmaker Catherine Gund, it [...]

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Have a Koch and a Smile

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by Steve Desroches When Lisa Koch sits down to write a parody song she revels in being a modern day court jester, speaking truth to power by pointing out the absurdity of a situation or of individuals in a gentle manner, but not so gentle that the point is lost. [...]

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