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“Nine’’ is Rob Marshall’s first musical since “Chicago’’ which won the Best Picture Oscar in 2003. “Nine” is based on the 1982 Tony-winning show starring Raul Julia, which was based on Marcello Mastroianni's portrayal of Federico Fellini in “8 1/2.’’ With a stellar cast of Daniel Day-Lewis, Judi Dench, Marion Cotillard, Sophia Loren, Nicole Kidman, Kate Hudson, Penélope Cruz & Fergie, you would think that this production would enjoy the same high accolades. Though this film is an enjoyable 1960’s Italian retro-ride it does fall short of the media hype. Definitely check it OUT. The cast is fabulous & the movie is entertaining...:)
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Happy Holidays from OUTTAKE MEDIA...:)

For All Our LGBT Community & Their Families....
Have A Fabulous Holiday Weekend!! In this audio byte we asked openly gay Lisa Krinsky, LICSW from the LGBT Aging Project what advice she has for our audience to get us through this time of year...:)

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Audio interview w/ Gay Ally David Zimmerman, Publisher of Boston Spirit magazine, the premier LGBT mag in the region, discusses how gay marriage effects his hetero marriage  @OUTTAKE VOICES™

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Gay Marriage Passes in Washington D. C.

Audio interview with Lisa Krinsky, Director of LGBT Aging Project in Boston talks about gay marriage being the law in Massachusetts & how this effects the rights & benefits for the state’s LGBT seniors....:) OUTTAKE VOICES™
Washington, D.C. city council voted Tuesday to pass legislation that extends marriage equality to gay couples in the District. The bill will now be sent to District Mayor Adrian Fenty, followed by the U.S. Congress. By law, Congress has 30 days to review & overturn laws created by the District's city council. “Gay & lesbian people in our nation’s capitol are today one step closer to the important legal protections that marriage affords & that all loving & committed couples deserve,” said Jarrett Barrios, President of GLAAD, the Gay & Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation. “Today’s vote affirms the commitment of so many gay & lesbian couples in the District & reflects the growing support for protecting people equally under the law.” Barrios added. Updates to Come...:)
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Gay Activist Lt Dan Choi Takes a Break 2010

Lt Dan Choi was admitted to the psychiatric ward at the Veteran's Administration Hospital in Brockton, Mass., telling supporters in an email that he had experienced a "breakdown & anxiety attack." He wrote on friend Pam Spaulding's website, Pam's House Blend, that he had been betrayed by "elected leaders & gay organizations as well as many who have exploited my name." This has been a very stressful time for all gay activists especially with the emotional rollercoaster ride of “Don’t Ask Don’t Tell”. We wish him the best...:) Updates to Come….
New Exclusive Audio Interview Montage on Stu Maddux new film Gen Silent addressing discrimination against LGBT Seniors

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This has been a whirlwind week for openlygay singer Adam Lambert. He has stuck to hisconvictions of “I am who I am. Deal with it…”We wish him & all our LGBT Jewish Communitya Fabulous & Happy Chanukah...:)
Bruce Vilanch, comedy writer: “I grew up gay & Jewish. I had a
grounding in guilt rich with lore.” ...:)
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Trevor Project Honors Neil Patrick Harris

Exclusive audio interview with openly gay author
Gregory Gerard about his memoir “In Jupiter's
Shadow” which chronicles a Catholic boy's struggle
with his sexual orientation

Neil Patrick Harris was awarded the Trevor Project 2009 Life Award @ the Wiltern Theatre in Hollywood, Sunday. Accepting the award Harris said, “Being the real, authentic me has turned out quite swell. Since I came out in 2006, I have since enjoyed the happiest and most successful years of my life.” Recounting stories he heard from volunteers working the phones @ the West Hollywood Trevor Project Call Center, Harris said, “What I do feels small compared to these volunteers.” AT&T Inc. received the Trevor Hope  Award. The Trevor Project, is the non-profit organization that operates the only nationwide, around-the-clock crisis & suicide prevention helpline for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender & questioning (LGBTQ) youth. The Cracked Xmas Event is its largest annual fundraiser. For Info: thetrevorproject.org

Charles Robbins, CEO, The Trevor Project
with some members of the GLEE cast
Among the night’s favorites were GLEE’s Chris Colfer, Cory Monteith, Kevin McHale & Jenna Ushkowitz, who all introduced a clip reel featuring Colfer’s gay character, Kurt....:)
Listen to this exclusive audio interview with Charles Robbins, CEO of the Trevor Project talks about the org & the Cracked XMAS Event
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Martha Coakley Wins Dem Primary...:)

1/20/10 UPDATE: Wake Up America, The Dems Need a Plan
Landslide for Martha Coakley, on to Election in January :) OUTTAKE MEDIA™ & the Massachusetts Gay & Lesbian Political Caucus endorses Attorney General Martha Coakley for the US Senate seat previously held by Ted Kennedy.... Martha Coakley has an exceptional track record of support for the LGBT community. In National Leadership on Marriage Equality, Coakley filed an unprecedented legal challenge to the federal Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA). On fighting for LGBT seniors, Coakley worked to pass legislation expanding health care protections for LGBT seniors in Massachusetts (MassHealth Equality). Her track record on Transgender Rights is OUTstanding. Coakley was an early supporter & the first statewide office holder to support the Transgender Rights bill pending in the Massachusetts legislature. When it comes to prosecutions of Hate Crimes, Coakley sought & obtained numerous civil rights injunctions to protect LGBT victims of hate crimes.

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Exclusive Audio chat w/ Arline Isaacson, Co Chair of the MGLPC
about the ramifications of the lawsuit Massachusetts Attorney General Martha Coakley has filed against the U.S. Government More Info @OUTTAKE VOICES™
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John Lennon Slain 30 Years Ago '10

On December 8th 1980 I was awaken by a phone call from my brother Paul that John Lennon had been assassination outside his apartment at the Dakota in New York City. At the time I was living on the Upper Eastside just across Central Park from where Lennon’s murder took place. Half asleep I remember saying ‘assassinated…how could that be?’ I quickly turned on the radio next to my bed to hear Lennon & McCartney music playing confirming the worst. The next day I dressed in leather & headed to the Dakota on my way to work at CBS News. The crowd had gathered & his music blared from a boom box. A producer at CBS later told me he lived across the street from the scene & had heard the shots. I had met John & Yoko on Madison Avenue the year before. We locked eyes as they approached & exchanged niceties. Thirty years later I can’t help think that it would be a better world if he were still with us.....
New Exclusive Interview with Tris Reid-Smith Editor-in-Chief, Pink Paper & the Gay Times in London, UK. In the UK gays & lesbians have openly served in the military since 2000. We talked about this & more @ OUTTAKE VOICES™
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P-Town Holly Folly Festival '09 ... :)

Holly Folly, The LGBT Holiday Festival has
begun with plenty of shopping & things to do...
There are Fabulous Events all Weekend!!
Just click here for more details... :)
It's a Perfect Day Trip or Stay @ a Cozy Inn....
For Accommodations Info: Provincetown Live
Have a Fabulous Weekend!!
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Meredith Baxter Comes OUT on Today...:)

Update: New York State voted down gay marriage by a vote of
38 to 24....
New Exclusive Audio Interview with Cathy Marino-Thomas, President of the Board, Marriage Equality, New York. With the constant buzz that New York may address Gay Marriage by the end of the year we thought we’d get her spin on the situation. @OUTTAKE VOICES™
TV mom ( Family Ties) Meredith Baxter looking stunning for breakfast television, revealed to Matt Lauer this morning on NBC’s "Today" that she's a lesbian. She felt it was important for LGBT civil rights to reveal her sexuality, so when people vote on our issues, perhaps they'll think of her & have a change of heart & mind. Baxter who has been married 3 times & mother of 5 children states “She is very happy.” FYI, Meredith Baxter's aunt was actress Anne Baxter, who starred in "All About Eve." Read More....:)

Cleve Jones on World AIDS Day (AUDIO)

Gay Activist Cleve Jones, has been an AIDS Activist for over 30 years. After working with Harvey Milk, Cleve conceived the idea of the AIDS Memorial Quilt. In this exclusive audio byte he talks about how AIDS effected our LGBT community.
A day dedicated to raising awareness of the AIDS pandemic caused by the spread of HIV infection. AIDS has killed more than 25 million people, with an estimated 38.6 million people living with HIV, making it one of the most destructive epidemics in recorded history. I have lost many friends & family to AIDS. It is important to take a moment & remember them & think about what a better world this would be if they were still around…..
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