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“Looking” Returns for Season 2 – Win a DVD of Season 1

Monday, January 5th, 2015

looking-500HBO is partnering with Purple Unions/Marriage Equality Watch to announce the second season of Looking, the gay drama set in San Francisco. We’re giving away ten copies of the Season 1 DVD – just post a comment below with your name and email address. We’ll draw the winners from all the entries received by 1/11

There’s more out there in the all new season of the hit HBO series LOOKING starring Jonathan Groff and Frankie J. Alvarez. LOOKING focuses on current gay life in the Bay Area and on themes that everyone, gay and straight, can relate to: falling in love, finding professional fulfillment, forging an identity in a complicated world, and searching for happiness. Don’t miss the season premiere Sunday, January 11th at 10pm/9pm Central, only on HBO.

And now is your chance to catch up before the premiere with Season 1, available to own now on Blu-ray, DVD and Digital HD:

The Case Against 8 Premieres Tonight

Monday, June 23rd, 2014

The Case Against 8HBO’s documentary “The Case Against 8” premiers tonight on HBO. The documentary covers the legal fight against Prop 8, and some have accused the documentary of being too one-sided.

HBO’s been on a bit of a gay tear lately, withBehind the Candelabra, The Normal Heart, and now this show.

Here’s the trailer:

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Marriage Equality Round-Up 6/23/14

Monday, June 23rd, 2014

Gay Wedding - HandsHere’s our daily quick round-up of the marriage equality and LGBT rights stories that don’t warrant a full posting on the blog, or that we just didn’t have time to add. We’re able to get more news and analysis to you this way every day – enjoy!

Russia: A new poll says Russians would rather see nudity in public than transgender people. full story

UK: The new head of the Football Association’s discrimination panel says homophobia is unacceptable. full story

USA: Senator Ron Johnson (R-WI) is urging the GOP to give up its focus on social issues, including gay marriage, in order to win elections. full story

USA, Florida: The Sun-Sentinel takes a look at the status of the marriage equality fight in the state. full story

USA, Indiana: Opponents of a proposed constitutional ban outspent supporters 2-1. full story

USA, South Carolina: Several Presbyterian churches in the state have indicated they will not try to leave the denomination over the Church’s acceptance of marriage equality. full story

USA, California: The Case Against 8 Trailer Released

Friday, May 2nd, 2014

Prop 8 OverThe new trailer for the Case Against 8 has been released.

Dot 429 reports:

“The Case Against 8” takes an inside look at the groundbreaking Supreme Court case that overturned Proposition 8, California’s ban on same-sex marriage. Five years in the making, with exclusive behind-the-scenes access to the powerhouse legal team of Ted Olson and David Boies, who previously faced off as opposing counsel in Bush v. Gore, along with the four plaintiffs in the suit, the film provides a definitive account of the battle that effectively ended marriage discrimination in California.

See the trailer here.

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USA, California: HBO Will Make Documentary About Prop 8

Wednesday, July 10th, 2013

HBO Documentaries LogoNow that the dust has settled on the Prop 8 case, HBO plans to make a documentary about it. Deadline Hollywood reports:

Ben Cotner and Ryan White are directing the pic which is currently in production by HBO Documentary Films. It tells the story of the people behind the historic Supreme Court case that overturned Proposition 8, California’s ban on same-sex marriage. “For the past five years, Cotner and White have had exclusive access to the work of the powerhouse legal team led by Ted Olson and David Boies as well as the four plaintiffs in the case”, Michael Lombardo, president, HBO Programming said today in a statement. The untitled feature will be completed by the end of this year for debut on the network in 2014.

Part of me doesn’t want to re-live this sordid chapter in California history, but part of me wants to see it now that I know the happy ending. Whatcha all think?

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Gay Marriage Featured on HBO’s True Blood

Tuesday, June 22nd, 2010

Denis O'HareDenis O’Hare says his gay marriage on HBO’s vampire drama True Blood is “well-traveled” and “a little frayed at the edges” but “there’s always an incredible deep affection at the base of it.”

True Blood, now in its third season, brings to life the Charlaine Harrris’ Southern vampire mysteries. The 48-year-old openly gay O’Hare made his debut Sunday as Russell Edgington, vampire king of Mississippi.

Edgington, a 2,800-year-old vampire, arrived with his partner of 700 years, Talbot (played by Theo Alexander). The handsome couple are certain to heat up an already hot show.

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