ABC is turning to an Oscar winner for its next miniseries. The network is teaming with Dustin Lance Black to develop an eight-hour scripted miniseries about the gay rights movement, The Hollywood Reporter has learned.
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!
I had high expectations for The Fosters when it debuted on ABC Family in June, the first mainstream drama to focus on same-sex parents and their kids. I’m happy to say it more than met those expectations, while also throwing in a few pleasant surprises. The show has meant a lot to me as a lesbian mom -- and to many others as well. I therefore invite you to join me, the Family Equality Council, and GLAAD this week by tweeting about what the show has meant to you. Use the #TheFosters hashtag and write something like, "#TheFosters has meant [....]"
We're at a point now where tokenism or generic representation isn't enough. What's special about this summer is the range of lesbian characters we're seeing on TV: from super femme to super butch, Kinsey sixes and Kinsey ones, monogamous and non-monogamous, young and old.