Top 5 LGBT Documentaries of 2016

Gypsies, trans and documentaries… Phew, gurl. 2016 has been a year, hasn't it? In my opinion, 2017 can't come fast enough. I don't know what we did to make 2016 mad, but she came right out of the gate swinging … taking the lives of all manner of gay icons! There are only a few […]

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FOX’s ‘The Rocky Horror Picture Show’

Growing up in the Midwest, watching the annual telecast of "The Wizard of Oz" was a cherished event. We planned for it and never missed it, there were no such things as DVDs, VHS tapes or cable. I am a teacher, I have heard my current students making plans to watch television musical broadcasts together. […]

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Laverne Cox at the NY GLAAD Media Awards. (Getty)

VIDEO: Laverne Cox Previews Groundbreaking Role in CBS’s ‘Doubt’

That’s right, “Orange is the New Black“ star Laverne Cox is not finished breaking down walls (and she looks great doing it!). Last week, CBS picked up the one-hour drama, “Doubt,” which stars Katherine Heigl, Steven Pasquale, Dule Hill, Dreama Walker, Elliott Gould, Kobi Libii and, playing a transgender character, trans actress/activist Cox. The show will be the first […]

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What's Your Best of 2015 in LGBT Television? Tell Me!

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 […]

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GLAAD Media Awards: Photos From The NYC Event

Last night, the 26th Annual GLAAD Media Awards were held at the Waldorf Astoria Hotel in New York City celebrating the best in journalism and media representation. Anderson Cooper presented the Excellence in Media award to Kelly Ripa, Thomas Roberts received the Vito Russo Award from Lynda Carter and the host of the event was Ross Mathews. Here […]

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Are We Having a Lesbian Moment on Television? Top Critics Weigh In!

Last month, at the Television Critics Association Winter Press Tour, where the networks bi-annually bring stars and producers from their new and returning shows, Ellen DeGeneres was asked whether she saw a groundbreaking aspect to the new NBC sitcom, “One Big Happy.” DeGeneres is the executive producer of the new series, along with out writer/creator […]

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2014: What A Year: Laverne Cox

While Laverne Cox probably appeared on a lot of "Best Of" lists for 2013, I think it's safe to say that 2014 is the year she made an even bigger splash by simply being herself and also making herself ultra-present in spreading the word on what it means to be transgender. And she wasn't satisfied […]

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SAG And Golden Globes 2015: The LGBT-Ness Of Both Award Nominations

Coming up right after the holiday season is what those in 'the biz' like to call 'Awards Season.' Practically the minute the New Years ball drops, we launch in the People's Choice Awards (January 7th, CBS) and the Writers Guild Awards (February 14th) are notable award shows but two of the biggest are the Golden Globes […]

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