One thing you can trust every year is that just as the holidays are wrapping up, awards season kicks into high gear. That's no different here in 2016 as the "Golden Globes" are presented this Sunday in Los Angeles with host Ricky Gervais. Unlike the Oscars, the Golden Globes is one big party and the chance […]
You can't look at the year of 2015 and not talk about the Fox drama, "Empire." Soapy, sassy and full of great music, the series, created by Lee Daniels and Danny Strong, hit the air in January and in an unprecedented show of it's popularity, the ratings actually grew with every single first season episode. […]
Was it the romance and HIV storyline on "How To Get Away With Murder?" Was it seeing the increased visibility of transgender people like Caitlyn Jenner ("I Am Cait"), Jazz Jennings ("I Am Jazz) or "Orange Is The New Black" star, Laverne Cox? "Transparent" winning Emmys for star Jeffrey Tambor and creator Jill Soloway? Was it the storyline […]
While I hear myself regularly saying that we are everywhere on television and how I don't have to go far to find another example of LGBT characters and stories, GLAAD makes it a point to really break down the numbers and see what's good and what's not so good year after year. "Twenty years ago, […]
There's always something as well, Ellen and Portia are usually around somewhere. The 67th Annual Emmy Awards will be presented this Sunday with "Brooklyn 99" star Andy Samberg serving as host and just as LGBT characters have become a part of mainstream television, the nominees reflect that, too. In fact, with most of the show nominations, […]
On Saturday night, the legendary Carnegie Hall hosted the Season 2 Premiere of Fox's mega hit series "Empire" with the cast and producers present to talk what we're going to see in the season season. Of course, there was also music along with the screening of the season premiere. In attendance were series stars Terrence […]
It's that time of year again when GLAAD releases its annual Network Responsibility Index (its ninth) looking at how television is doing representing the LGBT community. The report looks at original primetime programming on the five broadcast networks (ABC, NBC, CBS, CW, FOX) and 10 cable networks (HBO, MTV, Showtime, ABC Family, TLC, History, A&E, TNT, […]
If mainstream America didn’t know the name Taraji P. Henson, it definitely does now.
What God has for you is for you. Whether you're a religious person or not, I think that saying's sentiment is pretty universal. And Taraji P. Henson is proof of that.
After last night's fabulously juicy first season of Fox's juggernaut series "Empire," we'll have some time to wait before the second season airs. But, two of the talented cast-Jussie Smollett and his on-screen brother Bryshere 'Yazz' Gray - are still around to grace us with their good spirit, humor and, of course, their music. The actors […]