Tag Archives: Queer

The Imitation Game nails it for sure

cumberbatch the imatation gameThe Imitation Game, starring Benedict Cumberbatch, is probably one of the best films I’ve seen in a very long time.  As usual Cumberbatch was compelling in his performance and portrayal of the brilliant, and equally tormented, Alan Turing.  Turing was credited with leading the effort of cracking the Nazi secret code machine known as Enigma during War World II.  He was also a very closeted gay man.

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Harsh reality is better than false hope

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So I had a chance to get caught up on the current season of Downton Abbey over President’s Day weekend and wanted to post a blog on a snippet from Season 5:  Episode 6.  I’ve always been intrigued by the gay character Thomas Barrow and I wish they did more with him for sure.  If you’re not current on this episode you might not want to read my post.  **SPOILER ALERT**

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Echo the wolf shot dead in Utah


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This made me really sad.  What give Utah!?  Geesh.  Echo, a female gray wolf, who made a historic trip from the Gran Canyon last year was shot dead by a rancher in Utah who says he mistook her for a coyote.  Sad face.  :-(

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Naked As We Came


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I’ve been trying to work in more gay flicks in my Netflix rotation as of late.  Partly because I want to support and represent but it also gives me more content ideas and inspiration for Queer Landia.  This blog post is about Naked As We Came written and directed by Richard Lemay.

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Alabama becomes 37th state to allow same-sex marriage amid chaos

Gay and lesbian couples began receiving marriage licenses in Alabama Monday, following the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision to deny the state’s request for a stay of a federal ruling that struck down the state’s ban on same-sex nuptials. The action cleared the final hurdle for Alabama to become the 37th state – and second in the Deep South after South Carolina – where gay and lesbian couples can legally wed.

Or at least, it should have been the final hurdle.

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