May 28, 2017

“Word is Out: Stories of Some of Our Lives” a must see documentary

By Greg Hernandez

HollywoodNews.com: Really want to get the word out that Word Is Out: Stories of Some of Our Lives is now available on DVD. You must see this movie.
You must!
A restored version of this landmark documentary was screened at Outfest in LA in summer 2008 and was the most moving theatrical experience I had all year.

It features 26 people who opened up in front of the camera about their lives; their struggles, their quiet triumphs. What an eclectic group – wonderful group. All so different from each other.

Some of the stories were chilling: the man who was sent to an institution and given shock therapy after he confessed to his wife that he was gay; the woman who lost custody of her children because she was living with her lover; the woman who willingly spent four years as a teenager in a mental hospital in an effort to not be gay, and on and on.

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About Greg Hernandez

Greg Hernandez has written about the entertainment world for more than a decade. He is a veteran of covering many Academy Awards shows (plus Emmys, Grammys and Golden Globes) as well as film festivals, movie premieres and philanthropic events. Hernandez founded the popular Out In Hollywood blog while a writer and columnist for the "Los Angeles Daily News." He’s also a former staff writer at the "Los Angeles Times" and "The Hollywood Reporter" and has been a contributing writer to "The Advocate." Greg is the founder and editor of Greginhollywood.com

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