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Jan Corran  // Posts tagged as "Jan Corran"

14 Apr Posted by in • Jan Miller Corran | Comments Off on Lesbian Filmmakers We Love: Jan Dunn

Lesbian Filmmakers We Love: Jan Dunn

Lesbian Filmmakers We Love: Jan Dunn

I discovered British writer and director Jan Dunn when Jenni Olson of The Royal Road fame told me about Jan’s new film project, Sacred Country starring Brenda Blethyn, Shirley Henderson, Jaime Winstone and other notable cast. She is multi-award winning screenwriter and film director whose roots began as an actress. Following the release in 2006 […]

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19 Mar Posted by in • Jan Miller Corran | Comments Off on Jane Clark Makes Films Lesbians Love

Jane Clark Makes Films Lesbians Love

Jane Clark Makes Films Lesbians Love

In 1999, Jane Clark played a recurring nurse on Chicago Hope. This lead to a role on Ally McBeal. Her part- a nurse. Then came Grey’s Anatomy and Private Practice where, yes, she played… the nurse. Obviously not a woman to be pegged as the actress who plays a nurse on “that show”, she has […]

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23 Feb Posted by in • Jan Miller Corran | Comments Off on Why We Love Glee’s Lesbian Couple ‘Brittana’

Why We Love Glee’s Lesbian Couple ‘Brittana’

Why We Love Glee’s Lesbian Couple ‘Brittana’

As a person who grew up listening to the songs of Broadway musicals and going to NYC at least once a year to take in four musicals in three days, I was drawn to GLEE like a voyeur to the world I dreamed of and I had buried deep inside. Yes, I have always wanted […]

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Lesbian Filmmaker Lauren Fash

Lesbian Filmmaker Lauren Fash

Lauren Fash began her film career in 2007. She has held a variety of film crew positions from production assistant to writer to director. I became aware of Lauren when I watched her award winning film Quiet in 2012. Quiet is the story of a woman named Ali who is denied the right to make […]

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29 Dec Posted by in • Jan Miller Corran | Comments Off on Lesbians! Don’t Be Afraid of ‘Vagina Wolf’

Lesbians! Don’t Be Afraid of ‘Vagina Wolf’

Lesbians! Don’t Be Afraid of ‘Vagina Wolf’

Last night I curled up on the sofa with my chenille comforter and pot of tea and watched Elizabeth Taylor scream at Richard Burton in the Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf? Well what better way to get that image out of my mind than to download Who’s Afraid of Vagina Wolf? from Wolfe Video. And […]

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The Conundrum of the ‘Femme’ Lesbian

The Conundrum of the ‘Femme’ Lesbian

Since I came out as a lesbian twenty-five years ago I have had a plethora of statements and questions about me that no one ever would have stated when they assumed I was straight. In the beginning, I got the proverbial, “I never would have guessed you were a lesbian” and the “Gee, you don’t […]

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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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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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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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Lesbian Sex in the Cinema

Lesbian Sex in the Cinema

Okay, ladies. Be honest. You go to see an independent lesbian film because the only thing that matters is the story. Right? Okay, I’ll confess story actually does matter. But, what do we talk about? The Sex Scenes. Was it hot or not? The question should be focused on whether it felt real. Honestly, just […]

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