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What to Watch on TV This Weekend: December 16-18

December 16, 2011

Tonight catch all new episodes of Extreme Makeover: Home Edition, on Saturday an all new episode of Color Splash, and on Sunday the season finale and reunion of Survivor: South Pacific.

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December 15, 2011

LGBT Film Roles Prominently Represented Among Golden Globe and SAG Nominees

Nominations for the 2012 Golden Globes were announced in Hollywood today and, along with yesterday’s Screen Actors Guild Award nominations, show a number of actors being recognized for playing LGBT characters, even though the films they are featured in haven't received quite as much attention.

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North Carolina Shooting Range Removes Homophobic Billboard Ad

Outside of Winston-Salem, North Carolina, a billboard advertising the shooting range Pro Shots reads, "Converting Pansies Daily," referencing the stereotype of effeminate gay men in need of a 'masculine' activity in their lives. The ad, which contained an image of a pansy flower and a gun, has been removed following complaints from North Carolina advocates.

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December 15, 2011

The DL Chronicles Return, Need Funding Help

The groundbreaking miniseries The DL Chronicles, recipient of a GLAAD Media Award for Outstanding Television Movie or Mini-Series in 2008, is hoping to return for a long anticipated second season.Read More

Story to Watch: VA Board Allows Adoption Agencies to Discriminate Based on Sexual Orientation, Other Factors

Contrary to the will of the majority of Virginians, state-licensed adoption agencies will soon be able to legally discriminate against prospective adoptive and foster parents on the basis of sexual orientation, age, gender, disability, religion, political belief and family status. Meanwhile, nearly 6,000 Virginia children live in foster care.Read More