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Jan Corran  // Posts published by Jan Corran

06 Mar Posted by in • Jan Miller Corran | Comments

It All Started with Sappho

It All Started with Sappho

In November of 2019 I premiered my 100% straight play The Last Word in Los Angeles. After a show a group of lesbians came up to me and asked me if I’d consider turning the play into an lgbtq script and bring it to LA.   Within weeks I decided to tweak it and, yes, […]

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09 Dec Posted by in • Jan Miller Corran | Comments Off on The L-Word and it’s New Generation

The L-Word and it’s New Generation

The L-Word and it’s New Generation

I turned on the show and the first scene to jar me was a full on gratuitous sex scene between two of the new kids on the block.

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16 Nov Posted by in • Jan Miller Corran | Comments Off on Global Tragedies and Gay Rights

Global Tragedies and Gay Rights

Global Tragedies and Gay Rights

@2018 Jan Miller Corran It’s been many months since I’ve written an article for Epochalips. Between releasing my new film SNAPSHOTS and the daily drip drip drip of global tragedies, I’ve been pre-occupied. But last night it hit me. The news is reporting ad nauseam on the hair style of the President, the poor shoe […]

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Run, Don’t Walk to See ‘Leaving the Blues’

Run, Don’t Walk to See ‘Leaving the Blues’

LEAVING THE BLUES: A play with Music about Blues legend Alberta Hunter People in the Bay area and around the country know that incredible theater productions are oozing out of every corner of San Francisco. I love the theater and when I hear about a production I often hesitate. Parking is a bitch and getting […]

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07 Feb Posted by in • Jan Miller Corran | Comments Off on Watch Out for Alison Bechdel’s ‘Fun Home’

Watch Out for Alison Bechdel’s ‘Fun Home’

Watch Out for Alison Bechdel’s ‘Fun Home’

Last year I went to NYC for two reasons. First, Henrietta Hudson bar in Soho kindly held a fabulous fundraising event as I was in the midst of raising funds for my upcoming film SNAPSHOTS. Second, I went to Tribeca Film Festival to see the film AWOL starring Lola Kirke and Breeda Wool (directed by […]

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19 Dec Posted by in • Jan Miller Corran | Comments Off on LGBTQ Rights! We’re Never Going Back.

LGBTQ Rights! We’re Never Going Back.

LGBTQ Rights! We’re Never Going Back.

Today I was remembering that glorious month in 2004 when same-sex weddings took place between February 12 and March 11, 2004, after San Francisco Mayor Gavin Newsom directed the city-county clerk to issue marriage licenses to same sex couples. It was one month where we felt the freedom to love and be just like our parents and […]

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22 Nov Posted by in • Jan Miller Corran | Comments Off on What’s New in Lesbian Film: Me, Myself and Her

What’s New in Lesbian Film: Me, Myself and Her

What’s New in Lesbian Film: Me, Myself and Her

Billed as the first lesbian feature film from Italy, Me, Myself and Her directed by Maria Sole Tognazzi begs the question, “What took you so long Italy?” The film stars Sabrina Ferilli as Marina, a confident and beautiful woman in her 50’s. Her lover of five years is played by Margherita Buy as Frederica.  You see, […]

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15 Nov Posted by in • Jan Miller Corran | Comments Off on Make America Gay Again

Make America Gay Again

Make America Gay Again

I just listened to Senator Harry Reid, the Minority Leader address the Senate in regards to the enormous impact Donald Trump’s verbiage and actions have had on Americans who seemingly don’t fit the ideology, religion, ethnicity, race, or sexual orientation that Trump and his cohorts have adopted as their poster people. I know. Run on […]

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15 Aug Posted by in • Jan Miller Corran | Comments Off on Top LGBT Documentary Now Available

Top LGBT Documentary Now Available

Top LGBT Documentary Now Available

Each year I make it a point to watch the latest LGBT documentaries. Some of the most intriguing, informative and eye opening films emerge from the world of the documentary filmmaker. The best of 2016 will surely encourage all of us to get on Netflix, go to You Tube, check out Amazon and Wolfe Video.  […]

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25 Jul Posted by in • Jan Miller Corran | Comments Off on Films Give Us Hope in a Chaotic World

Films Give Us Hope in a Chaotic World

Films Give Us Hope in a Chaotic World

In 1944 war raged across Europe. Turmoil reigned throughout the world and America lived in fear and sorrow as the stories of ethnic cleansing and city destruction became our newspaper headlines. I start with this as my prelude to answering the question “Why support women and lesbians creating films when our world is in such […]

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