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Jun 30, 2023 15 tweets 6 min read
SCOTUS deciding that it’s legal to discriminate against gay people has me thinking about Barney’s Beanery, the West Hollywood chili restaurant to at had this sign above the bar for decades.

🧵 1/x In 1970 — less than a year after Stonewall — the Gay Liberation Front organized a protest outside Barney’s Beanery. Filmmaker Pat Rocco was there to capture it, resulting in SIGN OF PROTEST (1970), a short documentary.

Some key points!

Dec 31, 2021 7 tweets 3 min read
I missed a lot of the big stuff this year, which is honestly fine by me. I’ll catch up eventually.

So, that in mind, here are my Top 10 favorite films of 2021! This year I got an actual job writing (!!!) so I didn't have as much time for freelance reviews, but I managed to write about half of these! Hopefully they're ones you haven't seen that I can convince you are worth your time, or at least are worth thinking about in a new way.
Jun 27, 2020 25 tweets 9 min read
I've been writing a lot more than normal during quarantine. Here's an ongoing thread of my recent film and TV reviews, articles, interviews, etc. so I can pin it to my profile! A review of #BreakingFast, a warm-hearted romcom about a gay Muslim man in West Hollywood finding love during Ramadan.…