605: Ry Levey – Out & Proud In The Wrestling World

“And in this corner we have an out, proud, wrestler.” Wait, what? Wrestlers can be gay? Of course they can. We queers are everywhere, so let’s celebrate with Ry Levey, film maker.

His film Out In The Ring, showcases the hidden world of queer wrestlers and also parallels the nuances of the wrestling world imitate the queer world. From drag and performance art to the homoerotic costumes and positions. Nothing is left to the imagination when Queers invade the ring.

About Ry

Ry Levey is a 20+ year film industry professional who has publicized and or distributed over 100 Feature films, including award winning documentaries like Emmy Award winner MATT SHEPARD IS A FRIEND OF MINE, Oscar nominated THE INVISIBLE WAR, and films by documentary legends Frederick Wiseman and Steve James, Tony winning and Oscar nominated filmmaker/Theatre icon Julie Taymor and 2 time Oscar winner Sharmeen Obaid-Chinoy.

His documentary feature directorial debut, OUT IN THE RING was the recipient of 4 Intl. film festival awards.

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