Actor Asia Kate Dillon relishes role in new ‘John Wick’ movie

By : Brian T. Carney of the Washington Blade, Courtesy of the National LGBT Media Association
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The creative team on “John Wick: Chapter 3 — Parabellum,” out Friday, May 17, liked actor Asia Kate Dillon’s trademark neck tattoo enough to let it be seen in their role as the Adjudicator. It’s so prominent, Dillon is used to covering it when they act.

The character is all business but the tattoo, which says “Einfühlung,” (German for empathy), perhaps adds a layer of insight that wouldn’t otherwise have been there. Non-binary actor Dillon has been a pioneer in bringing queer representation to Hollywood. They also play non-binary character Taylor Mason on Showtime’s “Billions.” 

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Parkland shooting inspires new calls for gun reform. Will it be enough?

By : Chris Johnson OF THE WASHINGTON BLADE, COURTESY OF THE NATIONAL LGBT MEDIA ASSOCIATION
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ABOVE: Gay candidates are seizing upon the energy for gun control after the Parkland shooting. Screen capture courtesy of ABC News YouTube.

In the aftermath of America’s most recent mass shooting — a tragedy at a high school in Parkland, Fla., that left 17 dead — gun control has emerged as a defining issue ahead of the congressional mid-term elections and LGBT candidates are among those bringing it the forefront.

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