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Bisexual Adults ‘Much Less Likely’ to Be Out
to Important People in Their Lives: Study

Bisexual Adults ‘Much Less Likely’ to Be Out to Important People in Their Lives: Study

A new study from the Pew Research Center has some
interesting findings on people who identify as bisexual.

Pew reports: “Bisexuals, who account for about four-in-ten LGBT adults in the United States, stand apart from gay and lesbian adults in many ways, such as the fact that they are less likely to view their sexual orientation as central to their identity.

Bisexual adults are much less likely than gays and lesbians to be ‘out’ to the important people in their lives, according to a new Pew Research Center analysis of recently released survey data from Stanford University. Only 19% of those who identify as bisexual say all or most of the important people in their lives are aware of their sexual orientation. In contrast, 75% of gay and lesbian adults say the same. About one-quarter of bisexual adults (26%) are not “out” to any of the important people in their lives, compared with 4% of gay and lesbian adults. Roughly half of those who are bisexual (54%) are out to some or only a few people.’

Some visualizations of Pew’s findings:

Stats on Bisexual Adults 1


 
More Stats on Bisexual Adults
Source: Towleroad.com


Female masturbation video:
Queer women share their funny stories

Female masturbation video: Queer women share their funny stories

Wanking, rubbing one out, flicking the bean—whatever you call it, female masturbation has long been a taboo topic.

To break the stigma, four queer women share their embarrassing stories and experiences trying sex toys in a video about female masturbation.

Sadie, Lyra, Heather and Shelley discuss how they first found out that female masturbation was actually a thing, and they review sex toys from LELO.

Watch the video below: 

Source: Pinknews.co.uk/Amy Ashenden


Open Casting Calls in Atlanta 


Music Video Casting Call in
Atlanta for Middle Eastern Actors

Middle Eastern
By Project Casting

Casting directors are now casting actors, models, and talent to work on scenes filming on Tuesday, June 25th in Atlanta, Georgia.

Producers are seeking the following types:

• Casting Middle Eastern men and women, ages 20-35 for a music video.

How to apply:

Casting Middle Eastern men and women, ages 20-35 for a music video on Tuesday, June 25 from 9am – 12pm.

Comp $45

Their role is to smile and laugh while listening to the music.

Shooting in midtown. If interested please send headshot to Castellanos.casting@gmail.com.


Upcoming Promo Shoot is Now Hiring Atlanta Actors
  

Upcoming Promo Shoot is Now Hiring Atlanta Actors Portrait of pretty blonde girl with short hair posing to the camera on the street in city. She wears gray checkered dress, glasses, hat and has purple lips. - Image

Casting directors are now casting actors, models, and talent to work on scenes filming on June 24th and 25th in Atlanta, Georgia.

Producers are seeking the following types:

• Blonde female 5’3 — 20’s to 30’s ideally with some stand-in experience

• Looking for some men and women 20’s to 50’s that look like tour roadies

How to apply:

Upcoming for a promo shoot next week we are looking for a stand in – blonde female 5’3 — 20’s to 30’s ideally with some stand in experience available both Monday 6/24 and Tuesday 6/25 — email a recent photo and all contact info to: ECApromos@gmail.com – 2 DAY STAND IN in Subject

Then for Tuesday 6/25 ONLY we are looking for some men and women 20’s to 50’s that look like tour roadies — any real ones are great but just really looking for that roadie look — email a recent photo and all contact info to: ECApromos@gmail.com – ROADIE in Subject

Source: Pinknews.co.uk/Amy Ashenden 





Jordan Peele’s “Lovecraft Country” Atlanta Casting Call for Featured Roles

Jordan Peele

By Project Casting

Casting directors are now casting actors, models, and talent to work on scenes filming in early June 2019 in Atlanta, Georgia.

Producers are seeking the following types:

  • Seeking African American Men and Women Activists
    Ages 18-35
  • Caucasian Men, age 50 and older
    Rich-looking; Can have facial hair
    Need to be willing to let us trim hair period correct / No shaved heads
  • Seeking men to portray policeman from 1950’s
    Must be willing to shave or be clean shaven
    Need to be willing to let us trim hair period correct / No shaved heads
  • Seeking men to portray reporters and photographer from 1950’s
    Must be willing to shave or be clean shaven
    Need to be willing to let us trim hair period correct / No shaved heads
    No visible tattoos
    Must shave
    Ages 18+
  • Seeking to find a pool of people that know how to drive
    older cars and work throughout our project
    June-December
    Come in for a fitting and also a TBD driving school date
    Ages 18+

About “Lovecraft Country”:

Lovecraft Country is an upcoming drama horror television series based on Matt Ruff’s novel of the same name. It is set to premiere on HBO. The series is produced by Monkeypaw Productions, Bad Robot Productions, and Warner Bros.

Lovecraft Country follows " Atticus Black as he joins up with his friend Letitia and his Uncle George to embark on a road trip across 1950s Jim Crow America in search of his missing father. This begins a struggle to survive and overcome both the racist terrors of white America and the terrifying monsters that could be ripped from a Lovecraft paperback.”

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Netflix’s “Ozark” Atlanta Casting Call for Casino Scenes

Ozark crew

Netflix’s OZARK season 3 is now casting extras for casino scenes in Atlanta, Georgia.

Casting directors are now casting actors, models, and talent to work on scenes filming on June 18th, 19th, 20th, 21st and the 24th in Atlanta, Georgia.

Producers are seeking the following types:

  • We will be search for gamblers, waitresses, pit bosses, dealers and more
  • All looks upscale and downscale
  • All Ethnicities / Age 21 and over

About Ozark:

New York, NY USA – July 20, 2017: Julia Garner, Jason Bateman, Sofia Hublitz, SkylarGaertner, Laura Linney, Jason Butler Harner attend Netflix Ozark New York Premiere screening at Metrograph (lev radin / Shutterstock.com)

Created by Bill Dubuque (“The Accountant,” “The Judge”), this drama series stars Jason Bateman as Marty Byrde, a financial planner who relocates his family from Chicago to a summer resort community in the Ozarks. With wife Wendy and their two kids in tow, Marty is on the move after a money-laundering scheme goes wrong, forcing him to pay off a substantial debt to a Mexican drug lord in order to keep his family safe. While the Byrde’s fate hangs in the balance, the dire circumstances force the fractured family to reconnect.

To audition for a role on Netflix’s OZARK check out the casting call breakdown below.

Netflix OZARK Season 3 Casting Call
DO YOU LOVE TO GAMBLE??
Did you love Season 2 of Ozark and can’t wait to see what aboard?

We will be search for gamblers, waitresses, pit bosses, dealers and more
All looks upscale and downscale
All Ethnicities / Age 21 and over

Rate: 75/8
Dates: 6/7 – Stone Mountain
June 18th, 19th, 20th, 21st, 24th – Norcross Stage
You will not work all dates

Subject: CASINO

 

PARTY GIRL
This is for a photograph and your face will not be seen
Must be comfortable with nudity

5’4″- 5’7″ and 100 pounds

Size 00 pant 0, 2

32B

Date: 5/28
Rate: 250/8
Location: Norcross
Subject: PARTY GIRL

Please email RLC@RoseLockeCasting.com for the above roles 
Include 3 pics (head, body and selfie holding a piece of paper with date from last two weeks written on it) age, ht, wt, all sizes and contact info.

Please list sizes in body of email


Please do not apply, if you are not local or if you do not fit the description.


The Conjuring 3” Atlanta Open Casting Call

“The Conjuring 3”


Casting directors are now casting actors, models, and talent to work on scenes filming in Atlanta, Georgia.

Producers are seeking the following:

· The 1980s types

· Period cars from the 80s or older

· Stand-ins

About “The Conjuring 3”:

In 2016, “The Conjuring” director James Wan said he would not be directing another movie in the franchise due to scheduling conflicts, “there could be many more [Conjuring] movies because the Warrens have so many stories”, acknowledging that “there are other filmmakers that I would love to sort of continue on the Conjuring world”.

James Wan stated the next film would take place in the 1980s, citing “American Werewolf in London” as inspiration. By June of 2016, it was announced a third sequel was in development. By 2017, James Wan said the movie was in development for a long time because he wanted it to live up to the quality of the previous two films.

In October 2018, Michael Chaves was announced as the film’s director, after previously directing a film being released by Atomic Monster Productions. Wan stated he was impressed while working with Chaves on The Curse of La Llorona, and that the filmmaker would make a great addition to the creative team. Wilson and Farmiga are set to reprise their roles as Ed and Lorraine Warren, with the plot reportedly revolving around a legal trial where the defendant claimed to have been possessed during the crimes of which he is accused.

How to apply:

The Conjuring 3 Casting Call

ALREADY 1980 
Did you love the ’80s so much that you kept your style! We want to hear from you! Please send us your current photo!
Please email and put “I AM 1980” in the subject box

PERIOD CAR
Do you have a car that is 1980 or older?
show us what you got!

Rate: 140/12 + 200 Car Bump
Please email and put “PERIOD CAR” in the subject box
 

 

Please email  RLC@RoseLockeCasting.com
Include 3 pics (head, body and selfie holding a piece of paper with date from last two weeks written on it) age, ht, wt, all sizes and contact info.

STAND-INS

 

LETI SI
African-American female / Light Skinned
5’6 / Thin framed

Work date: Run of Show- June to December
Rate: 154/12
Location: Atlanta
Subject: LETI
 

ATTICUS SI
African-American male / Med Skin Tone
6’0 / Fit Frame

Work Date
: Run of Show- June to December
Rate: 154/12
Location: Atlanta
Subject: ATTICUS

MONTROSE SI
African-American male / Dark Skin tone
5’11 / Fit Frame

Work Date
: Run of Show- June to December
Rate: 154/12
Location: Atlanta
Subject: MONTROSE

HIPPOLYTA SI
African-American female / Med Skin Tone
5’6 / thin frame

Work date: 
Run of Show- June to December
Rate: 
154/12
Location: 
Atlanta
Subject: 
HIPPOLYTA

RUBY SI
African-American female / Med Skin tone
5’9 / Thin Frame

Work date: 
Run of Show- June to December
Rate: 
154/12
Location: 
Atlanta
Subject: 
RUBY
 

GEORGE SI 
African-American male
6’0 / Fit Frame

Work Date
: Run of Show- June to December
Rate: 154/12
Location: Atlanta
Subject: GEORGE


LORRAINE SI 

Caucasian Female / Med Blonde blonde/Brown hair
5’7 – Thin Framed

Work Date: Run of Show- June to Mid-August
Rate: 150/12
Location: Many dates will be at Pinewood
Subject: LORRAINE SI

ED SI 
Caucasian Male / Brown Hair
6’0 / Fit Framed

Work Date: Run of Show- June to Mid-August
Rate: 150/12
Location: Many dates will be at Pinewood
Subject: ED SI

Please email  RLCasting@RoseLockeCasting.com for the following roles 

ALL STAND-IN SUBMISSIONS
Please see below example of a the photos required for a stand in submission for the 2 projects.

Include age, ht, wt and all sizes.
List all stand in experience as well
Please do not apply, if you are not local or if you do not fit the description.


34 TV Shows and Movies Filming in Georgia in June

By Project Casting

Actor Eddie Murphy Image (Nata Sha / Shutterstock.com)Actor Eddie Murphy Image (Nata Sha / Shutterstock.com)

Here is the full list of TV Shows filming in Georgia:

Bigger

Executive producer Will Packer is behind BET’s new comedy series Bigger, which has been in production in Atlanta since mid-April. The scripted, half-hour, single-camera show about five thirtysomethings looking for love in Atlanta was originally called Peachtree Place.


Brockmire Season 4

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According to Variety, Brockmire centers around Hank Azaria who plays a “veteran baseball announcer who returns to the booth for a minor league team 10 years after he suffered an on-air meltdown.”


Christmas on the Square

Netflix is now filming “Christmas on the Square” in Atlanta, Georgia. The new movie is Parton’s eight-episode series “Dolly Parton’s Heartstrings,” based on her songs, and a new Christmas musical titled “Christmas on the Square” are coming to the streaming service.


Coming 2 America

As Project Casting previously reported, the upcoming sequel will be released on August 7, 2020. The studio has reportedly hired the director of “Hustle & Flow,” Craig Brewer, to direct the project with Eddie Murphy expected to return as the star of the show.

It is essential to keep in mind, “Coming to America 2” has been in development for several years with director Jonathan Levine previously attached to direct the production.

Filming for the upcoming “Coming to America” sequel was set to film in California after the California Film Commission awarded Paramount a $13 million tax credit last April. However, Variety reports, they needed to start production within 180 days. That did not happen.


Conjuring 3

In 2016, “The Conjuring” director James Wan said he would not be directing another movie in the franchise due to scheduling conflicts, “there could be many more [Conjuring] movies because the Warrens have so many stories”, acknowledging that “there are other filmmakers that I would love to sort of continue on the Conjuring world”.

James Wan stated the next film would take place in the 1980s, citing “American Werewolf in London” as inspiration. By June of 2016, it was announced a third sequel was in development. By 2017, James Wan said the movie was in development for a long time because he wanted it to live up to the quality of the previous two films.

In October 2018, Michael Chaves was announced as the film’s director, after previously directing a film being released by Atomic Monster Productions. Wan stated he was impressed while working with Chaves on The Curse of La Llorona, and that the filmmaker would make a great addition to the creative team. Wilson and Farmiga are set to reprise their roles as Ed and Lorraine Warren, with the plot reportedly revolving around a legal trial where the defendant claimed to have been possessed during the crimes of which he is accused.


Couples Court with the Cutlers

Dana and Keith Cutler have been practicing law together for almost 30 years. They are legal experts and trial attorneys and are the first married couple to preside over a television courtroom. Dana and Keith are graduates of the University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Law, and their combined knowledge of the law will help them uncover the truth behind couples in need. Dana practices education law with a focus on charter schools, while Keith is a civil defense trial attorney. Together, they use technology, including cellphone forensics, GPS tracking, and DNA evidence among other things, to tackle relationship disputes.


Deadly Cult

“Deadly Cults” dives into unhinged murder cases in which investigators uncover and expose the dark world of cults that kill. These four-hour long episodes look at a variety of things, including a self-proclaimed prophet who convinces his followers to murder an innocent family, and a vampire coven searching for a sacrifice. The series explores how power and manipulation can lead to extreme actions. Each case is recounted through interviews with investigators, former cult leaders, and the family and friends closest to the victims. Look behind the eyes of cult leaders and the psychology behind them as they exploit fear and hatred in their followers’ minds and hearts.


Dish Nation

Personalities from the country’s most-popular radio shows in major markets present their takes on pop culture, celebrity scandals and the news of the day. “Dish Nation” focuses on the comedic side of the breaking entertainment news format. Memorable moments from the radio shows come alive with animation, images and video footage from the radio studios. The featured radio personalities include Rickey Smiley and Heidi Hamilton.


Don’t Be Tardy

Kim Zolciak made a name for herself as a member of the cast of “The Real Housewives of Atlanta,” which was how she met Atlanta Falcons defensive end Kroy Biermann, to whom she became engaged and eventually married in November 2011. This reality series follows Kim for the two months leading to the wedding as she prepares for the big day. To help her plan the event at her multimillion-dollar home, Kim hires celebrity event planner Colin Cowie. As the date approaches, problems quickly mount, including Kim’s mother refusing to attend the wedding.


Dwight in Shining Armor Season 2

Dwight, a 21st century teen, falls into an ancient, underground chamber and lands lip-to-lip with Gretta, a gothic princess who has been magically sleeping for a thousand years. IMDB


Encore

The upcoming streaming service Disney+ will resurrect Encore!, a series in which Kristen Bell (Frozen, The Good Place) reunites castmates of high school musicals from yesteryear, getting them to recreate their original performances.


Fear Street

According to Screen Rant, “Fear Street” is an upcoming movie trilogy. The movie version of R.L. Stine’s “Fear Street” is reportedly geared towards teenagers. Kiana Madeira and Olivia Welcha will star in all three of the “Fear Street” films. Both will be playing teens in the 1600s and in the mid-1990s who are trying to main their relationship in the small town of Shadyside. The upcoming feature film stars Gillian Jacobs, Emily Brobst, and Ashley Zukerman.


Good Eats: The Return

A Food Network show by Alton Brown


Greenland

A disaster movie starring Gerard Butler.


Greenleaf Season 4

The Greenleaf family, which runs sprawling Memphis megachurch Calvary Fellowship World Ministries, appears to be a loving and caring clan. Beneath the surface, though, exists scandalous secrets and lies. Greed, adultery and sibling rivalry are among the issues that threaten to test the family’s faith and tear the group apart. The scandalous happenings are uncovered by Grace, the estranged daughter of church leader Bishop James Greenleaf, when she returns home after a 20-year absence. Oprah Winfrey has a regular role on the show as Mavis, Grace’s aunt.


Hillbilly Elegy

Hillbilly Elegy is an upcoming film directed by Ron Howard and based on the novel of the same name by J. D. Vance.


Holidate

Netflix’s new feature film “Holidate” is now hiring an experienced set designer to work on the movie as it films in Georgia. The new movie will star Emma Roberts. According to Variety, “The story follows Sloane (Roberts) and Jackson, two perpetual singles who hate the holidays since their continual lack of a significant other subject them to the judgment of their family members or stuck with clingy, awkward dates. After they meet, however, they pledge to be each other’s plus-ones for each holiday celebration over the course of one year.”


Insatiable

Debby Ryan stars in a story about a disgraced, dissatisfied civil lawyer-turned-beauty pageant coach takes on a vengeful, bullied teenager as his client and has no idea what he’s about to unleash upon the world.


Intolerable with Nancy Grace


Lauren Lake’s Paternity Court

Different from other court shows, “Lauren Lake’s Paternity Court” acts only on family issues. There are no battles over rent money or damages caused by a car accident. These emotional cases can have life-changing consequences for participants and sometimes new beginnings for individuals. While most suits relate to a child’s paternity — including deadbeat dads and DNA-test determinations — others involve things like grandparents fighting for visitation rights. Lake’s lengthy legal career has specialized in family law, making her a natural fit for this court.


Lovecraft Country

Lovecraft Country follows “Atticus Black as he joins up with his friend Letitia and his Uncle George to embark on a road trip across 1950s Jim Crow America in search of his missing father. This begins a struggle to survive and overcome both the racist terrors of white America and the terrifying monsters that could be ripped from a Lovecraft paperback.”


Married to Medicine Season 7

Bravo has one successful reality show about socialite women in Atlanta, so what’s next on its docket? A second reality show about socialite women in Atlanta, of course. The difference with this show is that all of the women featured are either doctors themselves or the wives of doctors. Cameras follow the ladies as they try to juggle their careers with family lives and their social calendars. The cast of Georgia peaches includes busy mom Toya, feisty Quad, and a couple of OB-GYNs, Jacqueline and Simone.


Ozark Season 3

Created by Bill Dubuque (“The Accountant,” “The Judge”), this drama series stars Jason Bateman as Marty Byrde, a financial planner who relocates his family from Chicago to a summer resort community in the Ozarks. With wife Wendy and their two kids in tow, Marty is on the move after a money-laundering scheme goes wrong, forcing him to pay off a substantial debt to a Mexican drug lord in order to keep his family safe. While the Byrdes’ fate hangs in the balance, the dire circumstances force the fractured family to reconnect.


P Valley

Follows the lives of strip club dancers working down in the Dirty Delta.


Robbie

An overzealous church-league basketball coach aspires to restore glory to his rural Georgia town by following in his father’s footsteps as the infamous coach who won two high school basketball championships in the nineties.


Saints & Sinners Season 4

The series centers around a Southern Baptist church and the community around it that are plagued with crime, lust, greed and lies. When a violent murder stirs the community, the well-hidden secrets may be revealed. The cast includes Vanessa Bell Calloway as Lady Ella Johnson, Gloria Reuben as Pamela Clayborne, Mayor of Cypress, Christian Kayes as Levi Sterling, Jasmine Burke as Dr. Christie Johnson, and others.


Say Yes to the Dress

Inside Kleinfeld Bridal, the Manhattan-based bridal salon that is arguably the world’s finest. More than 250 professionals, most of them veterans from the shop’s early days in Brooklyn, bend over backward to make each bride’s experience unforgettable. Part bridal story, part fashion makeover and part family therapy session, each “Say Yes to the Dress” episode looks at the personalities and craftsmanship that come into play as the Kleinfeld staff goes to sometimes extreme lengths to realize each bride’s dreams.


Stargirl Season 1

Teenager Courtney Whitmore joins the Justice Society of America. Based on the character from DC Comics.


Personal Injury Court


Real Housewives of Atlanta Season 12


The Encounter


The Outsider

According to Deadline, HBO has given a series order to a new supernatural drama series called The Outsider. The movie will star Ben Mendelsohn. The show comes from The Night Of co-creator/executive producer Richard Price, director-producer Jack Bender (Mr. Mercedes) Jason Bateman’s Aggregate Films, Temple Hill Entertainment, and MRC. Ozark star/director/executive producer Jason Bateman is set to direct the first two episodes and may star alongside Mendelsohn in the show.

The novel centers around an investigation into the gruesome murder of a local boy leads a seasoned cop and an unorthodox investigator to question everything “they believe to be real, as an insidious supernatural force edges its way into the case”.


The Plath Family


The Walking Dead

Sheriff Deputy Rick Grimes wakes up from a coma to learn the world is in ruins, and must lead a group of survivors to stay alive.


Underground Railroad

The Underground Railroad is an upcoming American alternate history drama web television limited series directed by Barry Jenkins. The series is set to premiere on Amazon Video

Every Movie and TV show that has
wrapped production in Georgia

Left Behind: The Kids Movie (wrapped)

“Left Behind” started as a series of novels written by Tim LaHaye and Jerry Jenkins until the series became a movie franchise, creating four movies, graphic novels and a video game. The upcoming production, “Left Behind: The Kids” is based on 40 short books aimed at young adults.


Hindsight (Wrapped)

Centers on Becca who, as she nears 40, is about to embark on her second wedding to Andy Kelly, but her joy is tempered by the absence of her old best friend Lolly who’s a no-show, having dropped out of their relationship years ago.


Marvel’s Ant-Man (Wrapped)

Armed with a super-suit with the astonishing ability to shrink in scale but increase in strength, con-man Scott Lang must embrace his inner hero and help his mentor, Dr. Hank Pym, plan and pull off a heist that will save the world.


Alvin & the Chipmunks: Road Chip

Fox 2000 Pictures and Regency Enterprises announced a fourth installment, titled Alvin and the Chipmunks 4, scheduled to be released on December 11, 2015.


Bolden! (Wrapped)

A mythical account of the life of Buddy Bolden, the first Cornet King of New Orleans.


Constantine (Wrapped)

A man struggling with his faith is haunted by the sins of his past but is suddenly thrust into the role of defending humanity from the gathering forces of darkness.


Red Band Society (Wrapped)

A look at the lives of a group of teenagers living in a hospital.


The Nice Guys (Wrapped)

A private eye investigates the apparent suicide of a fading porn star in 1970s Los Angeles and uncovers a conspiracy.


Vacation (Wrapped)

Young father Rusty Griswold gears up to take his family on a vacation.


Powers (Wrapped)

Set in a world where humans and super heroes co-exist, a homicide detective is tasked with investigating crimes involving superhuman powers.


The 5th Wave

16-year-old Cassie Sullivan tries to survive in a world devastated by the waves of an alien invasion that has already decimated the population and knocked mankind back to the Stone Age.


Resurrection

The lives of the people of Arcadia, Missouri, are forever changed when their deceased loved ones return.


MTV’s ‘Finding Carter’ Season 2

“Finding Carter” centers on a teenage girl who was abducted at age three and finds herself reunited with her long-lost blood relatives.‘Skins’ actor Kathryn Prescott stars as Carter. Alexis Denisof, Milena Govich, Cynthia Watros, Anna Jacoby-Heron and Zac Pullam co-star in the new MTV series “Finding Carter”.


Rectify Season 3

‘Rectify’ centers on the story of a man released from prison after spending twenty years on death row. The series is created and written by Ray McKinnon from ‘Sons of Anarchy’ and is executive produced by the Emmy Award® winning producers behind Breaking Bad and the upcoming Halt and Catch Fire.


The Red Road Season 2

Revolves around a sheriff struggling to keep his family together while simultaneously policing two clashing communities: the small town where he grew up and the neighboring Ramapo Mountains, home of the Ramapo Mountain Indians. After a terrible tragedy and coverup occurs involving the sheriff’s wife, an unholy alliance is forged between the sheriff and a dangerous member of the tribe that will come back to haunt all involved.


The Game Season 8

A spin-off of “Girlfriends” featuring a group of women who all have relationships with professional football players.


Get Swank’d

Swank, a cutting- edge fashion boutique, owned by Emily Dees Boulden, first began in 2006 in Birmingham, Alabama’s prestigious area of Mountain Brook. National attention allowed Emily to open an additional location for Swank in Atlanta, Georgia at “The Shops Around Lenox” in the heart of Buckhead.


The Phenom

Features Ethan Hawke, Paul Giamatti, and Paul Sparks. The Phenom is written and directed by Noah Buschel.



 

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“Lovecraft Country” Will Still Film in Georgia But Donate Profits To Fight “Heartbeat” Law

Jordan Peele’s HBO’s new TV series “Lovecraft Country” will continue to film in Georgia but they will donate profits to fight the “Heartbeat” law. According to reports, the upcoming J.J. Abrams and Jordan Peele HBO…


Production Companies Say They Will Not Film in Georgia Over “Heartbeat” Law

Two production companies say they will not film in Georgia over the “heartbeat” bill. In the last few years, Georgia has faced several threats of boycotts over controversial legislation, now the future of the state’s…


Hollywood A-Listers Threaten Boycott Over Georgia’s Anti-Abortion Bill

Hollywood’s A-listers have banded together to push Georgia Gov. Brian Kemp to veto the state’s highly controversial “heartbeat bill,”  legislation that would prohibit women from seeking an abortion after six weeks of pregnancy. Meanwhile,…


Third Production Company Says They Won’t Film in Georgia Over Anti-Abortion Law

Another production company chooses not to film in Georgia following the passing of the heartbeat bill. Following in the footsteps of Blown Deadline Productions and Killer Films, the Duplass Brothers Productions will not film in…




New Shaving Commerical Casually Includes Trans Man
Checking Beard in Mirror

Joining the wave of LGBTQ-inclusive commercials this year, Harry’s Shave Company quietly featured a trans man in its latest advertisement.

The commercial centers around the idea that everyone shaves (or doesn’t) for different reasons, based on the wide variety of lifestyles men have today.

“Back in the day, men couldn’t always shave,” the voiceover says. “Back in another day, men had to shave. Somewhere in between is a very nice thing: a choice.”

As the ad goes on to list a bunch of different ways and reasons why men shave, they feature models to go along with each moment.

At one point, a trans man — with top surgery scars fully visible — sits in front of a mirror in his bathroom.

“You can shave to feel like you,” the ad says over his moment.

And that’s it. No fan fare, no big deal made out of being inclusive, just…being inclusive.

The commercial comes several months after Gillette’s big campaign asking men to push back against toxic masculinity.

Check out the video below: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pyuX7-3xZzY&feature=youtu.be

Gilette has also pushed for inclusiveness this year by including teenage transgender model Jazz Jennings in its #MySkinMyWay campaign for its female-targeted Venus razors.

"I think trans representation and visibility is the most important thing because trans people face so much discrimination, and that comes from a lack of understanding of who they are," Jennings said in an interview about the campaign with Refinery29.

"It allows someone to see trans people, and realize we’re human beings too and that we’re just living their lives. And really, what's more human and normal than shaving?"

Source: Pride.com/RACHEL KILEY @RACHELKILEY


Metro Atlanta educator, grads to shine in Beyonce's documentary on Coachella

"Homecoming: A Film By Beyoncé" was released on Netflix on April 17. The singer became the first African-American woman to headline the California-based music festival. Her performance also became the most-viewed live performance on YouTube in Coachella's history with more than 458,000 viewers around the world at its peak, according to a news release from the site.

The singer paid homage to the culture of historically black colleges and universities in the U.S. during her set, backed with a full ensemble of dancers, a marching band as well as black fraternity and sorority life themes.

Some viewers in metro Atlanta may recognize several musicians on stage with 'Queen Bey.'

DeKalb County Schools Music Coordinator Don P. Roberts served as a consultant for the show. Roberts, a former band director for Southwest DeKalb High School and consultant for the Drumline movies, sat down with FOX 5's Marissa Mitchell to talk about his experience working with Beyoncé and her team.

He said, once on board with the project, he rounded up about 30 musicians who had experience playing in HBCU marching bands. The group rehearsed for nearly a month with the star in California.

"They already had the steak, we just brought the seasoning and the spice," Roberts said. "We made it with flavor and you got that true, authentic HBCU culture that came out at Coachella." 

He said all performers had to remain quiet about their involvement in the weeks leading up to the show. In fact, some didn't even know why they were traveling across the country until they got there.

"The biggest thing was keeping it a secret, especially in this day of social media ... I was told you cannot tell the band who it is until you get to California. So, we had to basically tell a few white lies," Roberts joked. "...It seeped to a few but, for the most part, the guys did not know that they were performing for Beyoncé until we got to L.A."

Since Coachella, Roberts continues to make music with his company, Drumline Live, which is a touring band and theatrical production.

Mitchell also spoke with musicians who worked with Roberts on Coachella, including DeKalb County-based grads, musicians and educators Kadeem Chambers, Matthew Ashraf, Wayne Westley and Rashaad Horne.

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Don P. Roberts on working with Beyonce's team and keeping the show a secret

Source: Fox5Atlanta


LGBTQ entrepreneur scores upset win
in Atlanta City Council race

Antonio Brown
(Bisexual entrepreneur Antonio Brown pulled off a surprise victory in the District 3 Atlanta City Council race, becoming the first-ever black openly LGBTQ member of the council.)

Brown, 34, beat former Atlanta Public Schools board member Byron Amos with 53 percent of the vote in an election decided by just 82 votes. He received 669 votes to 587 for Amos. The runoff on Tuesday was to fill the vacant seat of Ivory Lee Young Jr., who died in November.

“My campaign was really driven by the people, and I believe the people were tired, and they wanted their voices to be heard,” Brown told 11Alive. “And that is the reflection of the outcome today.”

Brown (photo), who created the luxury menswear label LVL XIII, will return LGBTQ representation to the Atlanta City Council. There had been none since Alex Wan gave up his District 6 post to run for council president in 2017. Wan lost in a runoff.

Annise Parker, president and CEO of the LGBTQ Victory Fund, celebrated Brown’s win.

“His victory is important not just for Atlanta but for all of Georgia — a state where discrimination against LGBTQ people remains legal and anti-equality legislators continue to push policies that harm our community,” she said in a press release. “The Atlanta City Council has a proud history of LGBTQ council members, but for more than a year we have had no LGBTQ voice on the council. Thanks to Antonio, we are back.”

 


DC casts trans and deaf actor of color as their newest superhero

Representation and diversity to the rescue

Trans Actor

Chella Man and Jericho | Photo: Instagram/DC Wiki 

DC Entertainment is earning praise for their latest casting announcement. Chella Man revealed on Tuesday (19 March) on Twitter he’ll be playing the hero Jerico in DC’s streaming series Titans.

Man, 19, is a deaf and Jewish actor of color. He is also genderqueer and currently transitioning on testosterone.

Jericho will be Man’s acting debut. He expressed his excitement for the project and his role in his tweet.

‘As a trans, Deaf, Jewish POC, I have always reminded myself of the power in my differences,’ he wrote. ‘It’s a dream come true as I will now be able to showcase this power on the Titans.

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So, who are the Titans and Jericho?
Titans is a new series from DC Entertainment, which aired its first season last fall.

It follows the group of young superheroes known as the Teen Titans. The cast features the likes of Dick Grayson aka Nightwing, Starfire, Raven, and Beast Boy.

Man’s character Jericho is the son of villain Deathstroke aka Slade Wilson. DC recently cast Esai Morales as Deathstroke, who will be appearing in season two alongside his son.

Jericho is mute after assassins cut his vocal cords. He possesses the ability to control anyone simply by making eye contact. To communicate, the comics often depict him using sign language.

Doom Patrol, an upcoming spinoff series of Titans, features Matt Bomer as a gay superhero.

Filming for the second season of Titans is set to begin next month.

Source: GSN/Anya Crittenton


Gentlemen’s Ball founders opening restaurant in College Park

Gentlemen's Ball
(A gay-owned restaurant that celebrates the Gullah-Geechee culture is coming to downtown College Park in late spring.) 

 

Virgil’s Gullah Kitchen & Bar is the brainchild of Juan and Gee Smalls, co-founders of The Gentlemen’s Foundation. The non-profit is best known for The Gentlemen’s Ball, an annual fundraiser that celebrates black LGBTQ people in Atlanta. 

The couple, who are first-time restaurant owners, scouted locations for 18 months before finding the right spot in College Park. They are keeping the exact address under wraps for now.

“We’re just really excited to bring this to the community,” Gee Smalls (photo, right) told Project Q Atlanta. “Everything has been falling into place, so it hasn’t been a stressful process once we got the location settled on.”

Renovations on the 2,000-square-foot space started in March.

“We had to do a complete build out," Smalls said. "We had to build the kitchen and everything. It used to be a speakeasy, like an underground place where you had drinks, but no food or anything like that.”

There will be exposed brick and columns throughout the restaurant, Smalls said.

“We’ll be able to seat about 80-90 people, but we also have a standing room area where people can have drinks and socialize so they don’t just have to come to eat," he said. "The front part of the building in front of the bar will be a communal area where there will be tables for people to commune and hang out.”

The restaurant is named after Gee Smalls’ father, who died shortly before Juan and Gee met.

“I’m a very spiritual person and he’s been really guiding me and my steps since his passing, even bringing me and Juan together 11 years ago," Smalls said. "He has guided our community work and business ventures."

The couple will model the restaurant on Virgil Smalls’ Gullah-Geechee culture, which is most common among African Americans who live in the Lowcountry region of Georgia and South Carolina.

“It just made sense to put all [Virgil’s] favorite recipes in there and celebrate him and all he’s done for our lives,” Smalls said.

That culture will be reflected in the food and décor, Smalls said. The menu will be heavy on seafood and rice dishes, plus there will be a full bar and signature cocktail menu.

“One thing about Gullah-Geechee culture is we are really loving and accepting people,” Smalls said. “That’s the one thing that’s going to lead the restaurant is just acceptance and love for everybody.”

Source:  Patrick Saunders


Marvel’s first gay superhero may be The Eternals’ Hercules

Marvel is reportedly planning to make Greek demi-god Hercules its first gay superhero on film in upcoming blockbuster The Eternals.

The groundbreaking move, reported by news site MCU Cosmic, follows the news last month that Marvel was searching for a gay male actor to play the film’s lead.

The studio was looking to cast a man between the ages of 30 and 49 who is preferably open about their sexuality and able to “physically look like a superhero,” according to popular culture site That Hashtag Show.

Hercules

Hercules and Wolverine have got romantically involved in Marvel comics. (Marvel)


If Hercules does end up being queer in The Eternals, it would be backed up by Marvel’s comics. In 2013, Marvel strip “X-Treme X-Men” featured Hercules and Wolverine declaring their love for each other and kissing.

Fans are excited by the prospect of a gay superhero in Marvel’s The Eternalss

The idea of Marvel finally featuring an openly queer superhero has excited many fans of the cinematic universe.

One tweeted: “I just read a rumour that the lead for the new Eternals MCU series is Hercules and he’s going to be openly gay. Please be true.”

“I will be ecstatic (and frankly turned on) if they really make Hercules’ gay ass the leader of the Eternals, in the MCU.”
— @FleetwoodSnac

Another was extremely honest about their feelings, writing: “I will be ecstatic (and frankly turned on) if they really make Hercules’ gay ass the leader of the Eternals, in the MCU.”d sit in front section seats.

One person wrote: “I need an openly gay Hercules in my life tho.”

And another fan simply commented: “That would be AMAZING!!!”

Who are the Eternals?

Created by legendary Marvel writer Jack Kirby, the Eternals are enhanced genetic offshoots of early humanity.

Source: PinkNews.






Paris is Burning returns to movie theaters this summer
The cult documentary documented the New York City ballroom scene of the late 1980s and later inspired TV’s Pose.

Paris is Burning


Following a number of Latinx and African American participants, Paris is Burning documents the queer ballroom scene in New York in the late 1980s.

The movie is widely credited with bringing the ballroom scene and vogueing to worldwide attention. In recent years, the period has enjoyed a renewed interest following the success of the Ryan Murphy-produced show, Pose.




Turner Studios is now hiring in Atlanta, Georgia
 
Are you looking for a job? Turner Studios is now hiring freelance talent in Atlanta, Georgia. Turner Studios is now hiring talent for production and post-production.

Turner Studios is looking for talented filmmakers. to help create content for Turner Studios, which includes brands such as BS, TNT, Cartoon Network, Adult Swim, Boomerang, Super Deluxe, CNN, HLN, Great Big Story, Turner Classic Movies, FilmStruck, truTV, Turner Sports, Bleacher Report, and more.

Job Opportunities

  • PRODUCTION

o    Camera Operator
o    Lighting Assistant
o    Technical Director
o    EVS Operator
o    Audio Engineer (A1 & A2)
o    Graphics Operator
o    Scenic Production (Carpenter, Scenic Painter, Stagehand)
o    Front of House Audio
o    Production Assistant (PA)
o    Production Manager

  • POST-PRODUCTION

o    Editor
o    Sound Designer
o    Graphic Designer (print, web, motion, live environment, & more)
o    Art Director
o    Compositor
o    3D / CG Artist (Maya, Max, Houdini, Cinema 4D, ORAD, Ross)
o    Animator / Illustrator

According to the job posting, qualified talent has the following qualities, “Team spirit and a willingness to go above and beyond for our partners. A fanatical drive for whatever you do to be excellent. A passion for learning, growing and elevating your craft constantly. An itch to do things differently, because the same isn’t good enough. A track record of success (and a portfolio, reel, or CV to support it)”

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On the Red Carpet

Have you ever wanted to walk “The Red Carpet”? The GPS Experience will make it happen for you! From the entrance to the elevator lobby to our spectacular outdoor/indoor atrium, ‘The Red Carpet” has been rolled out, announcing your arrival!

Red Carpet

Our guests who are attending “Couples Dinner & Show” and those who come to check us out are welcome to trendy shops. We invite you to partake of our Grand Prize Bakery, Florist, Wedding Planning Boutique, and Gift Shop!

Once our shops are up and running smoothly, we have plans to open a men & women spas. Also, there are plans to have a nail shop for women and a Barber and nail shop exclusively for men.

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Grand Prize Singles Experience “Circle of Life”!

Grand Prize Singles Experience

So, what’s the meaning of Circle of life and how does it relate to Grand Prize Singles Experience? The circle of life is a symbolic representation of birth, survival, and death. Grand Prize Singles Experience may begin a birth of relationships, a place to celebrate along the way and feel resolute!

Every human being starts in the world alone and for most or many have support along the way. Whether it’s family, friends or both, many LGBT seek unconditional love in a relationship. First, you have to meet a person, find the things you have in common and the differences. If what you have in common outweighs what you don’t, you start the process of dating.

Grand Prize Singles Experience is a wonderful safe space to meet people in the LGBT community. Meet & Greets are held seven days a week with hosts to stimulate the crowds to interact with each other no matter if you’re a little bit shy or boldly likes to go where no man or woman wants to go! All you have to do is show up and we will show out by making sure you have a good and healthy experience.

Once you have chosen someone to get to know better then you are on your way to getting to know him or her better on your own time. At some point, you may want to take them on a special date, that’s where Couples, Dinner & show at Grand Prize Singles Experience comes into your plans. You may decide to publicly announce to the world, you’re an item (exclusive), just let us know and we will arrange something special for you. On the other hand, you might have already declared you being exclusive and just want to celebrate it!

After being in a relationship where you feel comfortable enough to take it to the next level, you may want to plan a wedding. Wedding Bells Blues at Grand Prize Singles Experience can assist you in planning your wedding nuptials. We have an onsite wedding boutique, wedding chapel and ballroom to accommodate your marital bliss!

Over the years, you may choose at Grand Prize Singles Experience
as a place make a wedding proposal to celebrating birthdays, anniversaries, adoptions or whatever event. And, you can just come in to enjoy an intimate dinner & show at Couples!