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Armistead Maupin says gay actors should play gay roles

Armistead Maupin says gay actors should play gay roles

Author Armistead Maupin has shared his delight that the new series of Tales of the City has a gay actor playing the character of Michael ‘Mouse’ Tolliver. Several different actors have played the character of the four series of the show, but in the new series Australian actor Murray Bartlett takes over the part, the first time […]

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Netflix reveals first look at Tales of the City revival

Netflix reveals first look at Tales of the City revival

Netflix has revealed the first look at their revival of the classic queer TV series Tales of the City, more than 25 years since the original aired in 1993. The mini-series, based on the novels of the same name by Armistead Maupin, tells the story of Mary Ann Singleton (Laura Linney) returning to San Francisco and returning […]

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Take a look at the rebooted ‘Tales of the City’ coming to Netflix

Netflix has released the first photos from the upcoming return of Tales of the City.  The groundbreaking series based on the books by Armistead Maupin first appeared on our screens back in 1993, way before shows like Queer as Folk, The L Word, and Looking  focussed on the chosen families of queer communities. The original mini-series starring Laura Linney […]

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40 Years of ‘Tales of the City’

40 Years of ‘Tales of the City’

Amistead Maupin’s ‘Tales of the City’ is celebrating its 40th anniversary this year. The book series was listed in our ’25 Great Gay Reads’ article back in 2014, and author Amistead Maupin has featured in OUTinPerth many times over our history. The ‘Tales of the City’ story of opens with Mary Ann Singelton deciding to […]

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