To celebrate Transgender Day Of Visibility 2021, we held a candid conversation with two transgender rising stars that we absolutely adore! Actor James Goldman of Two Sentence Horror Stories episode “Elliot” and Human Rights Campaign Foundation Youth Ambassador and TikTok influencer Ve’ondre Mitchell discuss the importance of pronouns, trans portrayal in media, ending transphobia and […]
You read that right, “Special” gets the Special Recognition Award from GLAAD! “Special” is about a gay man with mild cerebral palsy who decides to rewrite his identity and finally go after the life he’s always wanted. We are so honored to be recognized by GLAAD (Gay Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation) in their 31st Annual […]
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“I was writing Special, and I don’t mind making people uncomfortable. That was sort of the point. I have suffered through so many, like, stupid straight sex scenes. It’s your turn now, honey, buckle up”. Ryan O’Connell, writer and star of Stage 13 and Netflix’s Special, explains why it’s important to have not only gay sex […]
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Ryan O’Connell wins for Original Short Form Media at the Writers Guild Awards for ‘Special’, and Bess Fifer wins for Outstanding Achievement in Casting – Short Form Series at the Artios Awards for ‘It’s Bruno!’
In phone conversations with ET, two creators — also good friends in real life — discuss subverting TV norms, the constraints of telling a story in 15 minutes and what Emmy recognition would mean to them.
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This Netflix comedy series, based on writer Ryan O’Connell’s 2015 memoir I’m Special: And Other Lies We Tell Ourselves, puts a fresh new spin on what it means to be a Netflix comedy.
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This anthology series from Asian-American lesbian filmmaker Vera Miao features disturbing tales of horror inspired by the viral fan fiction.
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A Tom of Finland biopic, a short documentary exploring modern-day Mississippi’s queer culture, a Chinese lesbian horror film — the varied LGBT+ offerings at this year’s TFF represent the dynamism of the community itself.
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