More than 1,500 New Yorkers gathered today in Manhattan to mourn the death of a 32 year-old gay man, who was shot down on Friday just blocks away from the historic Stonewall Inn in an apparent act of anti-gay bias.
What to Watch: Wednesday, August 18
Riley deals with his anti-gay teammates on Degrassi, and can the roommates have a drama-free St. Patty's Day on The Real World: New Orleans?
Wednesday, August 18
6:00 pm PT/ 9:00 pm ET Degrassi, Teen Nick (30 min) NEW
Gay jock Riley addresses his self-loathing and anti-gay attitudes, but will he realize it in time to win back Zane? Also features transgender student Adam.
8:00 pm Big Brother 12, CBS (1 hr) NEW
Tonight is the night for the Power of Veto competition! Who will be up for eviction? Will it be openly gay Ragan?
10:00 pm The Real World: New Orleans, MTV (1 hr) NEW
The roomies, including out roommate Preston, get together to celebrate St. Patty’s Day. But all of the festivities can’t take away Jemmye’s past.
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