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Subject: Share your top 3!
Date Posted: 8/9/2007 6:22 PM ET
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Hello everyone!

I am looking for recommendations, so if you would, please share your top picks for the following:

Top 3  LGBT books:

Top 3  LGBT Movies:

Top 3 LGBT Artists:

Top 3 LGBT Musicians:

Top 3 LGBT Websites:

Thanks a bunch, I really appreciate it!!

I thought of two more!!

Top 3 LGBT Vacation spots:

Top LGBT Magazines:



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Date Posted: 8/9/2007 7:15 PM ET
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Ooooh fun!  I'll do my best!

Top 3  LGBT books:

Valencia by Michelle Tea
Written on the Body by Jeannette Winterson
Tipping The Velvet or The Night Watch by Sarah Waters

Top 3  LGBT Movies:

But I'm a Cheerleader
Boys Don't Cry
Fried Green Tomatoes

Top 3 LGBT Artists:

KEITH HARING!!!!
Cara Taylor

Top 3 LGBT Musicians:

Alix Olson
Indigo Girls
Ani Difranco!

Top 3 LGBT Websites:

www.rainbowlaw.com (my favorite right now)

 

Date Posted: 8/9/2007 8:38 PM ET
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I'm going to start & then come back to this when I have time!  I can't wait to see what people like!

Top 3  LGBT books:

Top 3  LGBT Movies:

Princella: the Queen of Desert (I love the fact that the main character also is Mr Smith from The Matrix), If these Walls Could Talk 2, watched this when I was 'straight' and the first part of the movie still haunts me.

Top 3 LGBT Artists:

Annie Leibovitz

Top 3 LGBT Musicians:

Indigo Girls, Melissa Ethridge, K.D. Lang

Top 3 LGBT Websites:

OF course my favorite one: http://www.outcenter.org/  The Out & Affirmation  Center



Last Edited on: 8/14/07 1:24 PM ET - Total times edited: 1
Date Posted: 8/10/2007 7:04 AM ET
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Top 3  LGBT books: Luna or anything by Julie Ann Peters,

Top 3  LGBT Movies: Being at Home with Claude (depressing but well done), Better than Chocolate, Brokeback Mountain, or

Princella: the Queen of Desert


Top 3 LGBT Artists:

Keith Haring,

Top 3 LGBT Musicians:

Indigo Girls, Melissa Ferrick, Erin McKeown

Top 3 LGBT Websites:

  HRC, orphandoctor.com (website of Dr. Jane Aronson, international adoption doctor, and advocate for children across the world),

Thats all I can think of right now.  I'll edit later



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Date Posted: 8/10/2007 11:07 AM ET
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ooh, I'm gonna have to check out the orphandoctor.com website.  Sound intruiging!

Date Posted: 8/10/2007 6:42 PM ET
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Ok, don't know if this will help much, but here goes:

Top 3  LGBT books: 1) Fingersmith, Sarah Waters   2) Desert Hearts, Jane Rule   3) Curious Wine, Katherine Forrest  +(Anything by Sarah Waters)

Top 3  LGBT Movies:  1) Mulholland Drive  2) The Hours 3) Brokeback Mountain

Top 3 LGBT Artists:  1) Frida Kahlo  2) Gustav Klimt (not sure about sexual orientation, but he paints a lot of girl on girl action)   3) Egon Schiele (same for this guy)

Top 3 LGBT Musicians:  1) Le Tigre  2) Scissor Sisters  3) Neko Case

Top 3 LGBT Websites:  1) Datalounge: Awesome website.  As a matter of fact, right now, if you search the forum, there is a thread about good lesbian books with LOTS of responses. Good stuff.   2) Afterellen.com  3) ?

Date Posted: 8/11/2007 4:24 PM ET
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Whitney D,

News to me about Neko Case. Is she Out and about?

Anne J

Date Posted: 8/12/2007 1:22 AM ET
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Obviously, narrowing down to three selections is extremely difficult, but I hope the following is what's saught:

 

Top 3  LGBT books:  "Another Country" by James Baldwin, "Middlesex" by Jeffrey Eugenides, and "On Lies, Secrets, and Silence: Selected Prose 1966-1978," by Adrienne Cecile Rich.


Top 3  LGBT Movies:   "About my Mother," "Angels in America," and "TransGeneration."

Top 3 LGBT Artists:   Sir Francis Bacon, Keith Haring, and Tom of Findland (Touko Laaksonen).

Top 3 LGBT Musicians:   Elton John, Freddie Mercury, and Moby

 

Top 3 LGBT Websites:

Service Member's Legal Defense Network    http://www.sldn.org

365 Gay News    http://www.365gay.com/

Thousands of Free Twink Photos    http://www.boyreview.com/home.php?boys=nude_boys

 




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Date Posted: 8/12/2007 2:15 PM ET
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Top 3  LGBT books: When I Knew, Three

Top 3  LGBT Movies: Bob & Rose, Different for Girls, Bedroom and Hallways.

Top 3 LGBT Artists: Joe Phillips, Howard Roffman, Kris Dresden

Top 3 LGBT Musicians: Freddy Mercury, Elton John

Top 3 LGBT Websites:

Will edit if I can think of any more.



Last Edited on: 8/12/07 2:16 PM ET - Total times edited: 1
Date Posted: 8/13/2007 5:18 PM ET
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I didn't expect to have so many answers already!!  Thanks a bunch to everyone who has posted!  I am familiar with some recommendations, others I need to google!

 

You all are GREAT!   Peace  = ) =) =) 

Date Posted: 8/14/2007 11:33 AM ET
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Top 3  LGBT books:  Oranges Aren't The Only Fruit, Jeanette Winterson; Middlesex, Jeffrey Eugenides,

Top 4  LGBT Movies: Prey for Rock and Roll, Kissing Jessica Stein, The Incrediable Adventures of Two Girls in Love, If These Walls Could Talk 2,

Top 3 LGBT Artists:  Alix Olsen, Frida Kahlo,

Top 3 LGBT Musicians:  Meg Hutchinson, Chris Pureka, Brandi Carlile

Top 3 LGBT Websites: hrc.org

Date Posted: 8/16/2007 10:05 AM ET
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Anne J,

I don't know if she's officially out, but I saw her in concert recently, and she was very open and into flirting with her female fans hard-core onstage.  Until then, I didn't think anything!

~Whitney D

Date Posted: 8/17/2007 6:22 PM ET
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Thanks Whitney,

I really love her music, but have never seen her live.

Anne J

Date Posted: 8/20/2007 2:44 PM ET
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She's great live.  Awesome is actually the word I would use. 

Date Posted: 9/20/2007 10:02 AM ET
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I just realized I never answered my own question!

Top 3  LGBT books:   I've only read one Rita Mae Brown

Top 3  LGBT Movies:

Top 3 LGBT Artists:

Top 3 LGBT Musicians:

Top 3 LGBT Websites:

Top 3 LGBT Vacation spots:

Top LGBT Magazines:

Date Posted: 9/20/2007 10:02 AM ET
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I just realized I never answered my own question!

Top 3  LGBT books:   I've only read one Rita Mae Brown

Top 3  LGBT Movies: 

Top 3 LGBT Artists:

Top 3 LGBT Musicians:

Top 3 LGBT Websites:

Top 3 LGBT Vacation spots:

Top LGBT Magazines:

Date Posted: 9/20/2007 10:02 AM ET
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I just realized I never answered my own question!

Top 3  LGBT books:   I've only read one Rita Mae Brown

Top 3  LGBT Movies:  

Top 3 LGBT Artists:

Top 3 LGBT Musicians:

Top 3 LGBT Websites:

Top 3 LGBT Vacation spots:

Top LGBT Magazines:

Date Posted: 9/20/2007 10:02 AM ET
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I just realized I never answered my own question!

Top 3  LGBT books:   I've only read one Rita Mae Brown

Top 3  LGBT Movies:   

Top 3 LGBT Artists:

Top 3 LGBT Musicians:

Top 3 LGBT Websites:

Top 3 LGBT Vacation spots:

Top LGBT Magazines:

Date Posted: 9/20/2007 10:02 AM ET
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I just realized I never answered my own question!

Top 3  LGBT books:   I've only read one Rita Mae Brown

Top 3  LGBT Movies:     Batter than Chocolate, Girl Play &  If These Walls Could Talk 2

Top 3 LGBT Artists:     

Top 3 LGBT Musicians:     Melissa Etheridge,

Top 3 LGBT Websites:

Top 3 LGBT Vacation spots:

Top LGBT Magazines:    The Advocate

I'm drawing a blank! I'll have to come back to it! =)



Last Edited on: 9/20/07 10:07 AM ET - Total times edited: 1
Date Posted: 9/21/2007 1:28 PM ET
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I thought I'd add a couple that I didn't see in other people's lists:

Top 3  LGBT books:  Dish It Up, Kristie Helms; Trash, Dorothy Allison

 

Date Posted: 9/26/2007 2:01 PM ET
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Well, I am new to all things LGBTQ but I do have a few faves...

Top 3  LGBT books: Fun Home: A Family Tragicomic (Bechdel) and Three Junes (Glass) Those are the ones that I have read recently and I am still looking for more good ones to read. This thread will help my search!

Top 3  LGBT Movies: Love Zerophelia, Philadelphia, Brokeback Mountain (did not like all the hubub associated with it though) and I love Judi Dench's character in Notes on a Scandal (very strange lady =p). Probably more but I will have to come back when I remember them.