Joeippolito

Author's details

Name: Joe Ippolito
Date registered: 04/05/2011

Latest posts

  1. Turning 5 never felt so good! — 03/25/2015
  2. Gender Reel turns five in 2015! — 10/24/2014
  3. A festival committed to accessibility! — 09/01/2014
  4. And what an amazing 2014 list it is!!! — 08/04/2014
  5. FIVE FABULOUS FALL FESTIVALS, are just around the corner! — 07/14/2014

Author's posts listings

Jun 27

In Trouble with Courtney!

  Gender Reel's Founder & Chair, Joe Ippolito, had the pleasure of interviewing one of queer porn's most notorious diva's, Courtney Trouble. Courtney, who started creating queer porn in 2002, did so in response to the lack of queer representation in more mainstream porn. At the time, her site IndiePornRevolution.com (then called NoFauxxx), to her surprise, soured in popularity, which immediately inspired …

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Jun 04

Gender Reel kicks it in 2013!

Gender Reel, is the fist and only film and performance art festival dedicated to enhancing the visibility of gender non-conforming and transgender people, experiences and images, to take place in four cities across the nation. Gender Reel, was started by a group of Philadelphia based activists in 2010 and has since expanded to include three addtional cities across the …

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Apr 06

The 2013 Gender Reel Film and Performance Art Festival honors filmmaker Christopher Lee

Gender Reel, will feature two of Christopher Lee's films at the upcoming festival in September. Known for his transgressive filmmaking, Christopher Lee (48) died by suicide on December 22, 2012, after suffering for years with bouts of depression and mental illness.  Lee, served in 2002 as the first female-to-male grand marshal in the San Francisco LGBT Pride Parade. He is also …

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Apr 04

Gender Reel and the Philadelphia Trans-Health Conference do it again!

On June 14, 2013, Gender Reel, will showcase four amazing films from it's previous years event at the Philadelphia Trans-Health Conference. PTHC is entering it's 12th year and is known to be the largest transgender conference in the country, drawing over 2500 people from all parts of the world to the event.    According to Gender Reel Founder and Chair, Joe Ippolito, the goal of …

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Feb 06

Gender Reel supports the power of Black Transmen and their 2013 conference!

The 2nd Annual Black Transmen, Inc Transgender Advocacy Conference takes place March 13-17, 2013 in Dallas Texas. This years conference is entitled, "The Power of You," and is an empowering compilation of education workshops and lively entertainment that will empower attendees to become their own agents of change.  The 1st Annual Conference, themed ” Stepping Up and Stepping Out,”  was the prologue …

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Jan 11

Gender Reel expands to cities across the U.S.

The 2013 Gender Reel festival is expanding. The two-year-old, East Coast based multi-media festival is scheduled to take place in various cities across the United States. The festival originated in Philadelphia, PA in 2011. However, it is now set to take place in Minneapolis, MN and Philadelphia, PA, in Sept 2013, with plans to add Oakland, CA, and Portland, OR, to the list of places where the 2013 festival film and performance art …

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