Larry King Live 3

KING: But it’s not in the Constitution. Jesus isn’t in the Constitution of the United States. So, we’re going to get into laws now. Guy Padgett, why do you want, I assume you want legalized marriage, if so why do you care? PADGETT: Well, that’s an interesting assumption on your part. I, you know, I…

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CNN LARRY KING LIVE 2

KING: Guy Padgett, have you seen the film? GUY PADGETT, OPENLY GAY FMR. MAYOR OF CASPER, WYOMING: No, I’m afraid not. The film only just came to Casper last week, so I haven’t had a chance to go see it. I’ve read the short story, which I found to be poignant, very touching, a very…

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CNN LARRY KING LIVE

Debate Over Gay Marriage Aired January 17, 2006 – 21:00   ET THIS IS A RUSH TRANSCRIPT. THIS COPY MAY NOT BE IN ITS FINAL FORM AND MAY BE UPDATED. (BEGIN VIDEO CLIP) UNIDENTIFIED MALE: And the Golden Globe goes to “Brokeback Mountain.” UNIDENTIFIED FEMALE: “Brokeback Mountain.” CLINT EASTWOOD, ACTOR: “Brokeback Mountain.” DENZEL WASHINGTON, ACTOR:…

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Out Magazine

January 2006 FILM MISSIONARY POSITION Chad Allen: teen heartthrob, actor, producer, gay activist …missionary man? Set in the 1950s, End of the Spear is based on the true story of a group of missionaries in the jungles of Ecuador who try to “civilize” an indigenous tribe. When the father (Allen) is killed by one of…

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The New York Times

Evangelical Filmmakers Criticized for Hiring Gay Actor By NEELA BANERJEE Published: February 2, 2006 WASHINGTON, Feb. 1 — Christian ministers were enthusiastic at the early private screenings of “End of the Spear,” made by Every Tribe Entertainment, an evangelical film company. But days before the film’s premiere, a controversy erupted over the casting of a…

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Showbiz Tonight

CNN’s Headline News February 2, 2006 And now time for a “Showbiz Newsmaker Interview.” Some Christians are outraged over the casting of openly gay actor Chad Allen in a movie produced by evangelicals. The movie, “End of the Spear,” is the true story of five American missionaries who were killed in 1956 in the jungles…

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DAVID LAMBLE’S CLAUDESPLACE.COM INTERVIEW OF CHAD ALLEN

David Lamble 24 min 44 sec – Jan 22, 2006 www.claudesplace.com David Lamble of ClaudesPlace.com interviews Chad Allen about the movie End of the Spear and his career. ClaudesPlace.com is a website with movie reviews and interviews with filmmakers and actors. The focus is on independent film from a gay perspective…

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Genre

PHOTOS BY GREG GORMAN CHAD ALLEN What happens when an openly gay actor stars in a Christian-funded film about missionaries? Chances are, not quite what you’d think. NICK BURNS | 1.1.2006 GENRE MAGAZINE CHAD ALLEN HAS CERTAINLY BEEN KNOWN to explore uncharted territory in his work of late. The openly gay actor recently starred as…

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Chad Allen’s not sorry

By Beth Schwartzapfel From The Advocate, March 14, 2006 The evangelical Christian blogosphere ricocheted with outrage in mid January. The casting of out actor Chad Allen as real-life Christian missionary Nate Saint in the film End of the Spear was “like Madonna playing the virgin Mary,” fumed the Reverend Jason Janz on his blog, SharperIron.com. Condemning…

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Variety

April 7, 2006 Chad Allen has some movie medicine for H’wood Thesp acknowledges difficulties after six-year run on ‘Dr. Quinn’ By JOSHUA L. WEINSTEIN Sometimes, people expect Chad Allen to be bitter aboutHollywood. They encourage him, in fact, to badmouth the place. When the otherwise accommodating 31-year-old does not oblige, they act surprised. After all,…

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