Bridget McManus Talks New Web Series Maybelle and LGBT Equality (AUDIO)

This week I talked with Bridget McManus about her new romantic web series "Maybelle" that premiers on on Sunday December 13th. The story is about Maybelle Garris (Bridget McManus) who must learn to live for herself as a gay woman in the South and address the fact that she is still...

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New Series Maybelle Brings Us Lesbians, Love, and Bridget McManus

For most queer women, the name Bridget McManus immediately rings a bell. You may recognize her from Logo’s Bridget McManus Presents: That Time of the Month, McManusland, Cowgirl Up, or as Queen Latifah’s sidekick on the first two seasons of The Queen Latifah Show.

McManus also hosted...

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"The Flannel Channel" deals with the drama of falling for your best friend

By Dana Piccoli on
October 30, 2015

Falling in love with your bestie…what queer girl hasn’t been there, amiright? Well that’s exactly what Jordan (Kaytra Parkman) is dealing with in the new Tello Films series, Flannel Channel. Jordan is newly out and totally smitten kittens with...

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The Flannel Channel comes to tello

One of the amazing things I am able to do as CEO of tello is support emerging artists (emerging lesbian artists that is!).  One such artists is the writer/director of our next show "The Flannel Channel" Jessica Nicholas.  Jessica sent me a short pilot about a year ago and I fell in love with her...

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"She's in London" follows a group of queer women as they try to save a SoHo lesbian bar

By Dana Piccoli on
September 24, 2015

She’s in London, a new web series from Tello Films and Planet M Productions, takes us across the pond to meet a group of ladies trying to save the LBT bar that is the center of their community. The bar in question is She Bar (naturally) and it’...

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Film Festivals and tello!

tello CEO Christin Baker will be at 2 film festivals this month!  The first, September 18-20 is the Palm Springs LGBT Film Festival.  She will be screening episode of Plus One and will also speak on a panel.  If you're near by please come and say hi!

Then she hops across the pond,...

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Jew(ish) Short film

This hilarious short is about a super cute couple getting ready for their wedding.  Only problem is one still has to meet the parents and isn't Jewish enough.  She sets out on a quest to embrace this for her fiancee and hilarity ensues!  This project stars Bridget McManus, Fran Nichols and Lily...

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Maybelle: In Production

We are tello are so excited to be working with Bridget McManus (Cowgirl Up S1 and S2, The Throwaways and McManusLand) on a new series called Maybelle.  Bridget...

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Queer Women Talking About the First Time They Kissed a Girl Is the Best Thing Ever

"I've never felt like this with a guy. Not once."

By Lane Moore

An awesome new documentary series by filmmaker Jen Sheridan, I Kissed a Girl, interviewed women about the first time they ever, well, kissed a girl, and this brief trailer for the series is so heartwarming and exciting...

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25 Queer Women Remember The First Time They Kissed A Girl

Take a minute and think about your very first kiss. What did it feel like? How did it happen?

“Kissing a girl for the first time is the exact moment many women confirm — or finally understand — who they are and who they are meant to be kissing,” reflects Jen Sheridan, the filmmaker behind...

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