Emmys 2015: A Look at the LGBT Nominees and Nominated Role/Shows

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, […]

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2015 Emmy Watch: The LGBT-ness Of The Nominees

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 […]

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Tika Sumpter on Playing Bessie Smith’s Lover in HBO Film: “People Are More Than Who They Sleep With”

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 […]

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