Imagine the Hollywood pitch meeting: Producers try to convince cable television executives to green light a new series about a burned out Oklahoma City homicide detective named Grace. She smokes, drinks, swears, looks for love in all the wrong places, and is played by Holly
Read our interview with Tammy Faye’s son, Jay Bakker One of my heroes passed away this summer, on July 20, 2007. Tammy Faye Messner spent her years after the PTL Club scandal ostracized by many in the established church, and she said many times that
I must begin with a caveat. This is not a review, but simply an essay about a film. It’s meant to be enjoyed, like an after-dinner decaf, once you’ve already experienced the main attraction. I give away so much of what happens that you may
Herndon L. Davis, author of last year’s controversial book, Black, Gay & Christian, is at it again. Reaching into nearly 16 million households, he is debuting the world’s first black gay/lesbian, TV news/talk show on DirecTV channel 227 and on Comcast Cable TV101 Southern California.
A UCC-produced, feature-length documentary about a transgender seminarian’s struggle with faith, love and gender identity was among the top-attended films at two recent international film festivals. Call Me Malcolm – described as a “labor of love” by its creators and producers – debuted at the
I was beside myself with excitement. I fidgeted while I waited for the phone to ring. Had other lesbians known that I was waiting for Emily Saliers, one half of the lesbian icon musical duo the Indigo Girls, to call me I’d be the object
And that means everyone, even those you don’t like I’ve been getting Selma Massey’s hate mail. Ever since Focus on the Family decided to run a piece on their Website about Dr. Massey’s new TV show in Detroit, serendipitously called “Whosoever,” I’ve been deluged. The
It’s a typical parent’s dilemma. Their child comes home from a trip with friends with a whole new look. Shorter hair, different clothes, new attitude — it’s a combination sure to equal parental stress. “I had short hair before I left!” the daughter notes indignantly.
(Los Angeles, CA) Refusing to be intimidated by a rare winter thunderstorm, twenty-six Christian ministers and Jewish rabbis waded through the flooded streets of West Los Angeles on their cold, wet march to the international headquarters of the Fox Family Channel. “We’re seeking justice for
It’s Sunday night in Atlanta. Hundreds of people pack a popular place to hear some good gospel music. The organ music begins as the people chat with each other and make themselves comfortable. The music builds and the announcement is made, “Please welcome, Morticia DeVille