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XFINITY LGBTQ Community Recommendations: The Trevor Project

The Trevor Project is the only accredited national organization providing crisis intervention and suicide prevention services to LGBTQ people under the age of 25. Trevor offers a suite of crisis intervention and suicide prevention programs, including TrevorLifeline, TrevorText and TrevorChat, as well as a peer-to-peer social network called TrevorSpace. The Trevor Project also offers an education program with resources for […]

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Fists Under a Poncho: A Drag Origin Story as Told by Jack Plotnick

The increasing mainstream popularity of drag may be a fairly recent pop culture phenomenon. But make no mistake, the art form that is drag has been around for quite some time. The first recorded use of the term is credited to none other than everyone's favorite wordsmith, William Shakespeare, back in 1870 and was used […]

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‘I Am Jazz’: Transitioning from a Girl to a Woman

  Now in it's third season, the GLAAD award-winning series "I Am Jazz" follows transgender 16-year-old Jazz Jennings, who finds herself at the crossroads of making one of the biggest decisions of her life. Jazz looks to move forward with gender confirmation surgery, a decision which is made even more complicated when she receives the news that her surgical options […]

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XFINITY LGBTQ Celebrates Asian Entertainment

Instagram legend and makeup magician Kim Chi did the world a huge favor while filming "RuPaul's Drag Race" when she took a moment to educate Michelle Visage, and the show's thousands of viewers, on the impact homonormativity has on the Asian LGBTQ population. She talked candidly about how common it is to come across the phrase "no fats, fems or Asians" […]

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XFINITY LGBTQ Joins Watchathon

TV's biggest binge-watching week just got a whole lot gayer! XFINITY Watchathon Week is almost upon us! Returning for its fifth-straight year, Watchathon gives customers the chance to enjoy many of the hottest TV shows from broadcast, cable and premium networks-all free with XFINITY On Demand. This is the LGBTQ Film & TV Destination's first Watchathon, and […]

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Why Buffy Slayed as a Gay Icon

"The hardest thing in this world is to live in it." -Buffy Summers  This week marks the 20th Anniversary of "Buffy the Vampire Slayer's" premiere episode. And while many of us have moved on from our high-school days, it would be unfair to look back at our formative years and not pay our respects to […]

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Golden Globes Round-Up: Speeches By Winners Matt Bomer And Jeffrey Tambor For LGBT Roles

They say The Golden Globes are the precursor to the Academy Awards but maybe 'they' forget that the Golden Globes also give awards for great achievement in television and last night's 72nd Awards was no exception. While "The Normal Heart" failed to win Best Miniseries Or Motion Picture Made For Television and nominee Mark Ruffalo lost to […]

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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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