After a successful awards show in Los Angeles last month, it's time for the GLAAD Media Awards to take on the Big Apple TONIGHT!. What exactly are the GLAAD Media Awards? Per the GLAAD website, "The GLAAD Media Awards recognize and honor media for their fair, accurate and inclusive representations of the lesbian, gay, bisexual and […]
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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, […]
The Emmy nominations came out last week and it was impossible to get very far in the list of nominees without finding representatives of the LGBT community both in fictional representation and the bona fide real thing. Seeing LGBT performers and shows that you might call LGBT-centric is not a new thing since awareness and […]
Earlier this week, this LGBT site featured interviews with two actresses from the HBO biopic, "Bessie," which premieres Saturday on HBO. First up, Khandi Alexander talked playing the sister to Queen Latifah's Bessie Smith. Then, Tika Sumpter talked the differences in playing a prominent lover in Bessie's life as well as her character in the wild […]
This Saturday, HBO will be airing the bio pic, “Bessie,” which stars Queen Latifah (aka Dana Owens) as the legendary blues singer Bessie Smith. The film, directed by Dee Rees (“Pariah“), not only focuses on Bessie’s rise to prominence in the jazz and blues world but also her bisexuality and many romances with both men and […]
Whether you know her from stage work in shows like "Chicago" or "Dreamgirls," sitcom work like "Newsradio" or dramas like "Treme" and "CSI: Miami," or scaring the pants off of us as Kerry Washington's mother on "Scandal," Khandi Alexander always manages to stand out. This weekend, she takes on the role of the sister to Queen […]
If I haven’t already said this, let me say it now: I am here for HBO’s new film “Bessie.”