New York's Tribeca Film Festival will
premiere director Kirby Dick's new documentary on the outing of gay
and lesbian politicians.
Outrage looks at the lives of
gay politicians who remain deep in the closet and actively support an
anti-gay agenda and the damage they have inflicted on the gay and
The film includes interviews with
prominent members of the gay community, including Congressman Barney
Frank, former New Jersey governor Jim McGreevey, gay rights activists
Larry Kramer, radio personality Michelangelo Signorile and prominent
blogger Mike Rogers.
Jim McGreevey stepped down from
politics soon after his public admission of being a “gay American.”
He now lives an openly gay life and is studying at a monastery.
Mike Rogers is the man behind
a blog with a single purpose: the outing of gay politicians
unfriendly to gay rights.
Producers of the film call it: “[A]
searing indictment of the hypocrisy of closeted politicians who
actively campaign against the LGBT community they covertly belong to.
Boldly revealing the hidden lives of some of the United States' most
powerful policymakers, Outrage takes a comprehensive look at the harm
they've inflicted [by] keeping
Outrage premieres May 1 at the
Film Festival in New York City.
On the Net: The film's website can be
found at www.outragethemovie.com.