Live Poll: LGBTQ Filmmakers

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June is Pride Month, commemorating the 1969 Stonewall riots and asking all of us to remember how far gay rights have come since those dark times. Which of these screenwriters and/or directors who often tell LGBTQ stories do you think presents the most interesting films? 

List: http://www.imdb.com/list/ls068132661

Poll: http://www.imdb.com/poll/plOZ91NUvMo/
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Jen, Champion

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Posted 2 years ago

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Looks like a good list. There's a handful or so that I could vote for and some others I'd still like to explore.
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I could pick several of them, but today my vote goes to Ang Lee
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Great list, I'd be hard pressed to narrow it down below three. Probably Haynes or Van Sant.
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Jen,

I'm surprised that you did not include Lana Wachowski and Lilly Wachowski.

http://www.imdb.com/list/ls068132661/?view=grid
Also, please interchange choices #4 (Jamie Babbit) and #6 (Lisa Cholodenko). The image for Jamie Babbit does not crop well.
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The filmmaker(s) had to have directed at least three films with LGBTQ issues as the central theme to be included. The Wachowskis have not.
Joel Schumacher is gay but as far as I know he has never made a truly LGBTQ film. Same with Roland Emmerich and I'm sure there are more.
Conversely, Ang Lee himself is not gay but it on this list as he has made enough films centralized on LGBTQ themes to be included on this list.
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Live poll: http://www.imdb.com/poll/plOZ91NUvMo

One vote so far...for Todd Haynes. :)
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