Inside Out Film Festival

The Fight For LGBT Rights Isn't Won Yet

Andrew Murphy | Posted 07.21.2013 | Canada Impact
Andrew Murphy

Let's not let our fight for equal rights be clouded by the fact that LGBT people can get married across our great nation (and a number of U.S. states). In many countries, homosexuality is still illegal and punishable by imprisonment or death. People who are still fighting for basic rights and freedoms need our help.

Attention Getter: What Do You Love About Being Queer?

The Huffington Post Canada | Arti Patel | Posted 07.19.2012 | Canada Living

One question, 34 queers. When Toronto-based artist Vivek Shraya set off to make his latest film, "What I LOVE About Being QUEER,' the last thing ...

Inside Out Film Festival: Coming Out of the Gay Film Stereotype

Andrew Murphy | Posted 07.18.2012 | Canada
Andrew Murphy

The Inside Out Toronto LGBT Film Festival has just begun and this year marks a significant shift in queer filmmaking: a movement away from the simple "coming out" story, and away from films that play up gay stereotypes because it really is no longer "fine" if we do it ourselves. Films with LGBT content are becoming just that: films with LGBT content, versus "gay movies."