Joanna Johnson is seen — though not often enough — as late-blooming lesbian Karen Spencer on CBS's The Bold and the Beautiful. But her main claim to fame these days is as writer-executive producer of the new ABC Family drama The Fosters(premiering Monday at 9/8c).
Charice Pempengco, the international recording artist who appeared in several episodes of Glee, came out as a lesbian over the weekend in an interview with the Filipino program The Buzz. "Yes, I am a tomboy," she said, using a common Filipino colloquial term for lesbian. "I don't know what's the problem with that. Because for me there isn't a problem with that."
ABC Family’s new drama The Fosters, about a “multi-ethnic family mix of foster and biological kids being raised by two moms,” premieres tonight at 9/8c. Tune in and livetweet with executive producer Jennifer Lopez.
In the wake of attacks by far-right activists on the new Hub show "Shezow" claiming that it will confuse children, author and GLAAD Board Member Jennifer Boylan responded on MSNBC, pointing out that the show is not about a transgender character but that "transgender people are superheroes" for the discrimination they face.
The Rev. Ed Bacon of the 4,000-member All Saints Church in Pasadena, Calif., told Oprah Winfrey this past Sunday that, if marriage equality were to become a dominant force in the United States, the institution of marriage would be "enriched" and not crumble, as some might fear.