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Little Miss Westie

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  As part of Transgender Awareness Week, Queerguru reviews LITTLE MISS WESTIE an extraordinary new documentary by Joy E Reed and Dan Hunt that has just had its World Premiere at DOC NYC. It’s the story of the McCarthy family in Connecticut where both of their children are transgender.  The older sibling Luca came out … Continue reading




Boys

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  This French made-for-TV movie written and directed by Christophe Charrier is an intriguing tale of two incidents in young Jonas’s life that occured some 18 years apart and that are totally intertwined. When we first see him as a quiet  gameboy-obsessed 16 year old game boy in 1995,  Jonas ( Nicolas Bauwens) obviously has some demons to … Continue reading



El Angel

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  In Luis Ortega’ s dramatized intriguing take on the Argentinian real-life convicted murderer, rapist, kidnapper and thief Carlos Robledo Puch he uses all the unwarranted violence to glorify the teenage killer.  In the movie Carlitos, (Lorenzo Ferro) as he is called,  is a baby-faced curly-haired pretty high school-student who has already become something of … Continue reading



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