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Comedian Josh Thomas speaks with GLAAD about 'Please Like Me' and his US debut

August 1, 2013
Though he's still relatively unknown in America, comedian Josh Thomas has already made quite a name for himself back in his home country of Australia for his award-winning standup and acclaimed TV comedy series 'Please Like Me.' Now thanks to the newly-launched Pivot TV network, American audiences will get a chance to check out Josh's brand of clever/awkward comedy for themselves starting tonight. GLAAD spoke with Josh in advance of his show's premiere.Read More

TransParent documentary tells truth about Shelley Hilliard and Detroit trans community

This week, the $30,000 fundraising goal for activists Dream Hampton and Natasha Miller's documentary film TransParent was reached on Kickstarter.com.

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August 1, 2013

Lawsuit challenging Virginia's ban on marriage equality is filed by ACLU, Lambda Legal

A federal class action lawsuit was filed today by The American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU), the ACLU of Virginia, Lambda Legal, and the law firm Jenner and Block seeking marriage equality for the citizens of Virginia State.

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Marriage equality arrives in Rhode Island, Minnesota

Gay and lesbian couples across Rhode Island and Minnesota began exchanging 'I dos' on Thursday, as marriage equality laws took effect in both states at 12:01 am.Read More

 
August 1, 2013

What to Watch Thursday 8/1: Series premiere and marathon of Please Like Me, season premiere of Chef Wanted with Anne Burrell

Tonight catch all-new episodes of Please Like Me, The Winner Is..., Project Runway, Degrassi, Hollywood Game Night, and Chef Wanted With Anne Burrell.

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You're Invited! RSVP to the wedding of Stef and Lena from ABC Family's hit drama "The Fosters"

You're invited! RSVP on Facebook to the wedding of Stef and Lena from ABC Family's hit drama The Fosters and check out a sneak peek from next week's episode! Don't miss the wedding on the season finale of The Fosters next Monday, August 5 at 9/8 c on ABC Family!Read More