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Outfest's Union Effort Meets Employee Layoffs and Executive Director Takes Leave of Absence

Staff members faced unexpected job cuts as unionization move unfolds at the LGBTQ+ nonprofit.

The First Gay Film: 'Different From the Others' From 1919

The gay love story was co-written by early LGBTQ+ rights activist Magnus Hirschfeld.

'Mustache Mondays' Is a Testament to the Power of Queer Artistry

This deeply moving documentary is also a love letter to L.A.-based queer nightlife promoter Ignacio "Nacho" Nava Jr.'s life and legacy.

BLACK AS U R: A Powerful Look at Being Black & Queer in the BLM Era

Director Micheal Rice explores the intersectional lives of Black and Brown LGBTQ+ people who are struggling to find equality in their own communities in a time of great, radical upheaval.


7 Must-See Films About LGBTQ+ People of Color at Outfest Fusion 2022

Outfest Fusion is back for its 19th year of elevating the stories, artists, and experiences of QTBIPOC (Queer, Trans, Black, Indigenous, and People of Color) storytellers and it just might be better than ever — which is saying a lot.

Stop Talking Trans Representation & Watch Death and Bowling's Trailer

Lyle Kash's film, which has its world premiere at Outfest this week.

Largest Queer Film Fest Bestows Prestigious Award on Elliot Page

Page will be honored by Los Angeles's Outfest for both his legendary career and social activism. 

Outfest Announces Its Must-See Lineup of LGBTQ+ Cinema For 2021

The nation's biggest LGBTQ+ film festival celebrates its 39th anniversary.

Queer TV Festival Will Celebrate Shows From Noah's Arc to Veneno

The OutFronts will present panels on the state of LGBTQ+ TV, with some of the biggest queer names in television taking part.

The QTBIPOC Films of Outfest Fusion 2021

Catch a preview of the festival showcasting LGBTQ+ people of color.

Margaret Cho, Charlie Carver to Headline Outfest's Virtual Fundraiser

The nonprofit, which supports LGBTQ+ filmmaking, will throw a holiday variety show, 'Twas the Night Before Give-mas.

At Outfest Awards, Terrence McNally's Legacy Lights the Way

Joe Mantello, an honoree of the Legacy Awards, paid respect to the late playwright, whose spirit remains a guiding light during a difficult time.

Outfest Announces 2020 Winners and Surprise 'Encore Week'

Get one more shot at enjoying the films of the LGBTQ+ festival.

'The Obituary of Tunde Johnson' Fights the Cycle of Police Brutality

Director Ali LeRoi and writer Stanley Kalu discuss the drama about a Black gay teen who is forced to relive his death at the hands of law enforcement.

In 'Tahara,' a Black Queer Jewish Teen Tackles Grief and Toxicity

Director Olivia Peace discusses making her groundbreaking coming-of-age film and its themes of race, religion, and mourning.

The World Is Finally Ready for Trans Musical Genius Glenn Copeland

The director of Keyboard Fantasies discusses the extraordinary life and renaissance of the transgender artist.

Outfest's Drive-In Opening Weekend Was 'Strange and Beautiful'

The Los Angeles LGBTQ+ film festival launched "a new frontier" in filmgoing that included an app and a ranch.

Dramarama's Director Is 'Subverting the Coming-Out Film'

Jonathan Wysocki discusses his queer production about repressed theater nerds, which will screen at Outfest.

Outfest Announces Virtual and Drive-In Screenings of Over 160 Films

The Los Angeles LGBTQ+ film festival reveals its lineup and new format.