Tag Archives: Canadian Documentary

Pride House Vancouver Revisited

  We are very excited to be having another screening of Beyond Gay in Vancouver, commemorating its premiere here at Pride House during the 2010 Winter Olympics. This screening is taking place during the 2014 Winter Olympics on February 22nd at 9 PM and it is being hosted by Reel Causes and our friends at [...]

Russia, Boycotts the IOC and me.

It’s hard to believe it has been over five years since I was attacked on the streets of Moscow while filming a gay rights demonstration for my documentary Beyond Gay: The Politics of Pride.  It is the only time I have ever been physically gay bashed, so it’s no wonder the memory of those days [...]

Gayfest 2013, Reel Queer Cinema and more.

It’s been interesting watching the changing attitudes towards LGBT rights in recent years. We’ve had many successes, and then been disappointed with half measures and violent attacks. The Boy Scouts of America lifted their ban on gay youth, but failed to do the same with their employment practices that still explicitly exclude “avowed homosexuals.” The [...]

Pride 2012

Every year it seems Pride is here faster than the one before. It’s hard to believe that it has been four years since we took that epic journey from Sao Paulo to Moscow and experienced the scariest moments of our lives.  Even harder to believe that it seems like Pride in Russia, and LGBT rights [...]