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At first glance, Malaysian-born writer-director Yen Tan would seem to have little in common with his new film, Ciao, the story of grieving Texan Jeff (Adam Neal Smith), who learns that his late friend had an e-mail relationship with hunky Italian Andrea (Alessandro Calza). But Tan's art imitates life in unexpected ways.
Actor William Baldwin is half of one of TV's most groundbreaking couples -- his Dirty Sexy Money character is in love with a transsexual, played by Candis Cayne -- but it's one plot that may not get to play itself out, as the show is in danger of cancellation. Baldwin sat down with Advocate.com to talk about rumors that ABC is "de-gaying" its lineup, what the future holds for Money, and whether network heads ever interfered with his controversial story line.
When Rob Epstein released his 1984 documentary The Times of Harvey Milk, it didn't simply serve as a memorial to Milk -- it gave him new life. For more than two decades, filmmakers have tried to turn Milk's life into a major motion picture. Screenwriter Dustin Lance Black and Gus Van Sant finally made it work, and Epstein, who calls the film "beautiful," takes a look back at the man who inspired a movement and what's become of California's gay community without him.
One might expect a wealthy Hollywood player to be insulated from the financial crisis, but Jinks who produced American Beauty, says, "We've all been affected by it. Anyone who has anything in a money market or an IRA has felt the effects of it."
Nobody ever said marriage was easy, and in the wake of the California Supreme Court's May 15 decision to legalize marriage for same-sex couples, there arises a host of new legal questions that need answers. We went to Lambda Legal director Jon Davidson for the scoop and found out some surprising benefits (New Yorkers, you may want to book a trip out west) and pitfalls (divorce complications) related to this historic decision.
The new series Swingtown, on CBS, takes viewers inside the sexually provocative world of swinger couples in suburban '70s America. The show's creator, Alan Poul, knows a thing or two about pushing the limits of sexuality and tells us what we can expect from his latest.