In 1968, way before Paris is Burning and the ubiquitous Drag Race, filmmaker Frank Simon shot his debut documentary about the 1967 Miss All-America Camp Beauty Pageant. This glorious piece of cinema verite that captured a group of drag queens vying to be the winner has been lovingly restored in 4K, and thanks to the … Continue reading
This short (written and directed by Oliver Mason) is a 12 minute reminder that if you are not on top of your gay admin you are not going to be getting much sex. If you can’t schedule the time to watch it you are probably in need of it. Currently only airing on BBC … Continue reading
To mark the 50th Anniversary of Stonewall Inn Riots, gay historian/academic and author of Welcome to Fairyland : Queer Miami before Julio Capó Jr. has curated a new exhibit at HistoryMiami Museum . Queer Miami : A History of LGBTQ Communities traces our community from its roots to the current day.
Queerguru took a trip to the Museum to check out this stunning exhibit during Miami Beach Pride Week and talked to Prof. Capo about what Queer Miami means to us all.
The interview was conducted by Roger Walker-Dack and filmed by Richard Bolton at History Miami Museum
Since writing about Brooklyn Historical Society’s new Exhibit On The (Queer) Waterfront which traces 150 years of queer history in their Borough, we have come across another couple of US Museums who are curating very similar exhibitions. The Oakland Museum of California (OMCA) is currently planning Queer California: Untold Stories the first-of-its-kind that will … Continue reading
For those of us in the LGBTQ community in the US who have recently been looking North enviously at the positive and refreshing liberating leadership of Prime Minister Trudeau may be shocked to discover that there is also long history of oppression that the Canadian authorities rigidly imposed on anyone suspected of being gay. … Continue reading