50 Years of ‘Eddie’s Father,’ Gay Films of the Past & More — Past & Curious

Links to the past, with relevance today:

As a dad, he was a catch! (Image via ABC)

DO YOU REMEMBER?: Fifty years of The Courtship of Eddie's Father.

Long-lost LGBTQ masterpieces (Images via Kino Lorber)

KINO LORBER: Available via Kino Marquee in virtual cinemas across the U.S. starting June 12 are several restored Pioneers of Queer Cinema, films with LGBTQ content from long before many film fans even realize such content existed. In particular, I would call your attention to Mädchen in Uniform (1931), an amazing German film. Michael (1924) is another landmark not to be missed.

YOUTUBE: Jane Elliott, now 87, trended on Twitter over a 1980s appearance on Oprah's show about racism. Her remarks are prescient:

And just this month, she demonstrated she hasn't lost a bit of her sharpness in an appearance on The Tonight Show:

Speaking of Oprah, watch this 1987 clip showing the racists of Forsyth, Georgia, who wanted to keep black people out of their town:

KENNETH IN THE (212): A flashback to Debbie Harry in 1988.

EW: Mark Hamill makes a healthcare worker's day!

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