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, September 8
The fall season is kicking in, with premieres of America's Next Top Model and Hellcats, which features lesbian cheerleader Patty!
Wednesday, September 8
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?
8:00 pm America’s Next Top Model, The CW (1 hr) SEASON PREMIERE
All of the gorgeous drama is back for more! This season, Vogue Italia editor Franca Sozzani joins the judging panel and critiques 32 model hopefuls, including lesbian waitress Kayla. Will she make the cut after the number is trimmed down in tonight’s episode?
9:00 pm Hellcats, The CW (1 hr) SERIES PREMIERE
Don’t miss the premiere of one of this season’s most anticipated new series that Entertainment Weekly’s Michael Ausiello describes as “Election meets Bring it On.” Also, meet Patty “The Wedge” Wedgerman, a lesbian cheerleader who is a fearless component to the team.
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