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!! OMG, Halloween Essentials: Award-winning short ‘PYOTR495’ tackles Russia’s homophobic horror show (with a twist) !!

“Set one evening in present-day Moscow, 16 year-old Pyotr is baited by an ultra-nationalist group known for their violent abductions and attacks bolstered by Russia’s LGBT Propaganda Law, but Pyotr has a dangerous secret.”

What’s scarier than the reality so many LGBTQ people still face in certain parts of the world today!? Check out the award-winning Russian LGBTQ horror short with a twist, PYOTR495, which premiered today on SHORT OF THE WEEK and stars The Americans‘ and Orphan Black actor Alex Ozerov below. Add it to your Halloween playlist, cuz you’re in for a SCREAM!

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!! OMG, WATCH: New Doc looks into the uninvestigated death of LGBTQ icon Marsha P. Johnson !!

She was one of the icons of the gay rights movement in the 1960s, the self-described “street queen” of NY’s gay ghetto, and founded the Transvestites Action Revolutionaries with fellow luminary Sylvia Rivera. When Martha P. Johnson‘s body was found in the Hudson River in 1992, police called it a suicide and didn’t investigate. In David France’s new documentary, trans activist Victoria Cruz seeks to uncover the truth of her death while celebrating her legacy. Check out the trailer above!

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!! OMG, hell hath freezeth ovah! Piers Morgan rips into doctor who advises conversion therapy for reversing homosexuality !!

Who would have thunk that a piece of media garbage like Piers Morgan would have a brain fart kind enough to come to the defence of the gays? I wonder if it’s a PR move to deflect the shouting match he had with trans model Munroe Bergdorf last week? At any rate, glad he said something. But that guy didn’t expect it from him…

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!! OMG, quote of the day: Sharon Osbourne calls out Kim Kardashian’s feminism !!

“Kim says she’s doing everything in the name of feminism, but that’s not feminism! Those girls live off their bodies, half of LA has been through them, and everything they do from the sex tape to the plastic see-through dresses and the gym wear is about sex, not female progress. God bless them. If Kim wants to show off her body, fine. But that’s not feminism, that’s being a ho. And there’s nothing wrong with being a ho, but always remember what you are.”

Sharon Osbourne on Kim Kardashian‘s brand of feminism, in a recent interview with The Telegraph.

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