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• Jan Miller Corran  // Jan Miller Corran is a film producer, screenwriter, playwright and author who lives in the San Francisco Bay Area. Her most recent film is multi-award winning ‘Snapshots’ (2018) which she wrote and produced. In 2019 she premiered her first play in a few decades The Last Word at the Garry Marshall Theatre in Los Angeles. Scheduled to premiere the LGBTQ play The Last Chapter starring Cathy DeBuono in April, the play is postponed until the health crisis ends. Past projects include ‘Anatomy of a Love Seen’, I”ll See You in My Dreams’, ‘AWOL’, ‘Times Like These’, and more. Upcoming will be the films ‘Turn Left’ and ‘Buried Truths’.

13 Aug Posted by in • Jan Miller Corran | Comments Off on When We See Our Lives on Film

When We See Our Lives on Film

When We See Our Lives on Film

A few weeks ago I was Facebook messaging with Shauna MacDonald who co-wrote and stars in the award winning film Tru Love. I was telling her how I resonated so strongly with the story because it was my story twenty years ago. Shauna conveyed that she had heard from dozens of women who felt exactly […]

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Nude is Art but Naked Ain’t

Nude is Art but Naked Ain’t

Every morning I slowly climb the stairs in my house to the floor that contains eye opening coffee, a gluten free muffin and a wall of framed photographs of nude women. I know you just raised an eyebrow. These are not JUST photos of nudes, but gorgeous nude art that includes, i.e., one by Judy […]

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22 Jun Posted by in • Jan Miller Corran | Comments Off on LGBTQ Elders Reach Multi-Million Mark

LGBTQ Elders Reach Multi-Million Mark

LGBTQ Elders Reach Multi-Million Mark

George and Chuck have been together for nearly forty years. As Chuck said, “We’ve been through it all as gay men in San Francisco.” From meeting each other at the baths to watching dozens of our friends die from AIDS. These lovely men have incredible stories to tell. Now they add to that list the […]

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Don’t Miss ‘Breaking Through’ Documentary

Don’t Miss ‘Breaking Through’ Documentary

In 2001, Karla Drenner became a member of the Georgia state House of Representatives. I looked her up on Wikipedia and one descriptor states, “A lesbian, Drenner was the first openly gay member of the Georgia State Assembly.” Today she is one of four LGBT members, alongside Reps. Simone Bell and Keisha Waites, all Atlanta […]

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The Juicy Lesbian Novel from Days Gone By

The Juicy Lesbian Novel from Days Gone By

Gone Are the Days of Flashlight, Sheet Over Head and that Juicy Lesbian Novel. Yes, ladies, we have come a long way from pulp lesbian novels like I Prefer Girls by Jessie Dumont to The Girls in 3-B by Valerie Taylor. Crest Books brought us some of the campiest stories of forbidden love and, if […]

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What Watching Lesbian Films Taught Me

What Watching Lesbian Films Taught Me

Acknowledging ones lesbianism is not like smacking yourself on the head and saying, “gee, I could’ve had a V-8”.  For some of us its that gnawing feeling that you know you just aren’t like the rest of the girls who giggled and pined over the high school quarterback.  You pined over the homecoming queen. You […]

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02 Mar Posted by in • Jan Miller Corran | Comments Off on Arizona’s Awkward Realization About Gays

Arizona’s Awkward Realization About Gays

Arizona’s Awkward Realization About Gays

In 1947 Gregory Peck starred in the movie Gentleman’s Agreement as Phillip Green. Peck is sent to cover a story about anti-Semitism. To do so, he takes on the persona of a Jewish man to cover this story. He discovers the shocking depth of anti-Semitism.  And remember this film debuted just as the world was […]

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Do Lesbians Know How to Sing & Dance?

Do Lesbians Know How to Sing & Dance?

A few years ago I got hooked on the web series Girl Trash. It was geared to a young “Lip Service” kind of audience who had fallen in love with the dynamic and love struck sterile couple called Spashley on South of Nowhere.  I was curious to see what Angela Robinson would do with her just released […]

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In 2014, I Will Watch Every Lesbian Film!

In 2014, I Will Watch Every Lesbian Film!

Every year I make a set of New Year’s resolutions. And here it is December 2013 and as far as I can tell, I did not get taller or thinner. I did not go on an Olivia cruise, read the Diary of Miss Anne Lister, religiously peruse every Epochalips article nor did I watch all of the […]

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Lesbian Sex and Relationships in Film

Lesbian Sex and Relationships in Film

What was the Casting Director Thinking? I am someone who has been in love with movies of all kinds since the moment I saw Anne Bancroft straddle the bar stool and finger her earring in The Graduate. That same year (1967) the extraordinary film The Fox starring Anne Heywood, Sandy Dennis and Keir Dullea was […]

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