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Russia's Anti-Gay Law Will Impact Foreign Tourists, Possible Olympic Athletes: Report

Bad news for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) travelers hoping to visit Russia, as foreign tourists will now be subjected to the same "gay propaganda" fines and sentences as residents.<p>Travel site Skift reports that the new law, signed into law by Russian President Vladimir Putin on …

Do You Know How I Know You’re NOT Gay?

By Zaron Burnett III,<p>Comment<br>• FlagFlagged<br>• http://tcat.tc/1ap0ILq<p>Growing up, people often thought I was gay. Based on gay stereotypes, I could see why …

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Facebook’s “like” is on trial, so think twice before liking this article

There are many perils associated with Facebook faux pas (for example, “liking” an ex-girlfriend’s bikini photo or unfriending a former boss), but some are becoming more serious than others—and ending in legal battles. Turns out, seemingly innocuous Facebook clicks have deeper meanings.<p>In the <b>United</b> …

Guatemalan High Court Rewinds the Country's First Genocide Conviction

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>Guatemalan dictator José Efraín Ríos Montt, convicted of committing acts of genocide earlier this …

Microsoft’s new Xbox One is an Apple killer, in the living room

Microsoft today unveiled the Xbox One, the third generation of its popular gaming console and the first significant hardware upgrade since 2005. With it, Microsoft continues a quest to be king of the living room and remains, at least in this market, a more innovative and successful company than …

Gay marriage: Commons passes Cameron's plan

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/politics/980000/980282_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1534433170_6e6edf5f0b8a4dc9e6ceb323fed5786d<p><b>The House of Commons has voted to allow gay marriage in England and Wales, despite 161 MPs opposing the government's plans.</b><p>Several Tory MPs spoke …

Peace Corps opens up to same-sex couples

The Peace Corps will now start taking applications from same-sex partners who want to serve together overseas.<p>Peace Corps Deputy Director Carrie Hessler-Radelet said Tuesday opening up to same-sex domestic partners will diversify the pool of applicants for the volunteer force, which serves overseas …

Boy Scouts leaders will vote Thursday to lift ban on gay youth members

The Boy Scouts of America will vote on Thursday on whether to accept gay youth members, partially overturning a long-running ban on allowing gay …

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How to Find the Perfect Day Job

Each time I sit down to figure out what to write, I look back on my week of coaching and try to find a common theme that actors have been grappling …

4 Questions To Ask An Agent or Manager

I recently produced an industry showcase for unrepresented actors. Twelve very talented performers did what they do best - perform! I am proud to …

The Key to Meeting an Agent

The most important part of being an agent is deciding how much sin you can live with. Nah, I’m just kidding. It’s figuring out whom you’re going to …

5 Things To Know Before Heading to Hollywood

For a regional casting director, it’s tremendously fulfilling to midwife actors through their big move to Hollywood. But too often, actors take this …

10 Things To Do With Your Old Headshots

New headshots! Hooray! Is anything better than getting new pictures that perfectly reflect who you are as a performer? It’s an exciting – if …

2 Callback Traps To Avoid

Auditioning is its own art form, and while you may nail a first read—where the auditors might be looking simply for talent and ability—the callback …

Self-Taping For the Theater Actor

Are you a “theater actor”?<p>You know, someone who proudly eschews anything celluloid or digital. Someone who extols the virtues of the live medium over …

How To Know When You're Ready To Audition For a Pilot

What have you been up to the last seven years? Fallen in love a few times? Changed jobs? Broken up? Auditioned? Booked a job you didn’t expect to …

Why You Should Find a Day Job in the Industry

Acting is a tough business. While you are building up your chops and doing all those student films, you have to make a living somehow. You want a job …

8 Tips For Submitting Video Auditions

We are deep in the middle of pilot season! Many of you who do not live in Los Angeles are getting notices to submit video auditions. This allows …

How to Handle a Casting Director’s Bad Line Readings

A few weeks ago, I answered a letter from “Partner Problems,” who’d been paired up at an audition with a completely unprepared actor who couldn’t …

4 Magic Tips to Booking Commercials

Oh, commercials. The highly-coveted, well-paying, national-exposure-warranting field of commercials. Secretly, every actor is hoping to hit gold in …

The Secret To Great Film Acting

I believe the "secret" to film acting is telling the story as simply as possible. In the theater, a performance must carry to last row. In film, …

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12 Ways To Be a Proactive Actor

Why is he/she working and I am not? Why haven’t I had an audition? I was right for that role! Why didn’t I get a chance?<p>There is a reason the saying …

Sweeney Todd Protest: Residents Denounce Staging Of Violent Musical At Connecticut High School.. And More Arts News

A local staging of Stephen Sondheim's macabre musical, "Sweeney Todd," is causing a small but significant uproar in Woodbridge, Connecticut this week. A group of local residents and parents of students at Amity Regional High School have banned together to protest the the planned performance of …

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How to Survive—and Nail—Your Audition

“Those other actresses were falling apart. A lot of them really couldn’t cope with the auditioning process, and I could. That’s why I got the job, …

Don’t Get Placed in the ‘Why?’ Pile

During a casting session, pictures go in one of three piles: the “yes,” the “no,” and the “maybe” piles. However, there is another “pile” that isn’t …