Linda Bloodworth-Thomason, director of the award-winning documentary "Bridegroom" and write, director and producer of "Designing Women," spoke with GLAAD about "Bridegroom," the groundbreaking HIV/AIDS episode of "Designing Women" and how TV has played a role in social change.
Shane Bitney Crone, subject and producer of the documentary "Bridegroom," about the tragic, unexpected death of Shane's partner Tom Bridegroom and subsequent discrimination Shane faced from Tom's family afterward, spoke with GLAAD about "Bridegroom" and the journey he has been on for the past year and a half as the documentary's TV premiere draws near.
This Sunday watch the "Bridegroom" TV premiere and a special "Oprah's Next Chapter" with Wanda Sykes, Jesse Tyler Ferguson, Dan Bucatinsky on OWN. There will be special screening of "Bridegroom" with Q&A at Chicago's Wrigley Field before the TV premiere.
Tucker Carlson, best known as a Fox News commentator and former bow-tie enthusiast, managed to attack Media Matters, the group's founder, the gay community, and Hillary Clinton, in one fell swoop. It was as efficient as it was offensive.
Ari South, whose fashion line uses her former name, Andy South, was a top three finalist on season eight of "Project Runway." After transitioning from Andy to Ari, she now returns for a brand new season of "Project Runway: All Stars." We conducted an interview with Ari about the changes in her life and the goals she has for this competition.
On Monday, October 28 the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences will be hosting a panel in Los Angeles about the state of LGBT representation on television ten years after the publication of Stephen Tropiano's book The Prime Time Closet: A History of Gays and Lesbians on TV. RSVP now.
Yesterday I had the opportunity to stop by the Lifetime offices during Spirit Day and was overwhelmed by the support and dedication from the staff during the anti-bullying initiative. The whole staff was wearing purple!