Liz Carmouche made history this past February when she became the first openly gay fighter and one of the first two female fighters in the history of the UFC. GLAAD spoke with Carmouche as she prepares to take on Jessica Andrade this weekend in her first match since UFC 157.
GaymerX, the first ever LGBT video game convention, is fast approaching. The convention, taking place August 3rd-4th in San Francisco, has had more than its fair share of publicity since reaching nearly four times its original Kickstarter goal almost one year ago. Today GaymerX and Logo TV have announced that they are joining forces to bring the little convention that could to an even wider audience.
The 65th Primetime Emmy nominations were announced this morning, with at least eight different out performers receiving nominations, as well as a number of LGBT-inclusive programs and films. Among this year's first-time nominees are Dan Bucatinsky, Zachary Quinto, HBO's Liberace biopic Behind the Candelabra, and the Chely Wright documentary Wish Me Away.
Orange Is the New Black, Netflix’s original series that debuted on July 11, is no prison TV show by way of Victoria’s Secret. Created by Jenji Kohan (the mind behind Weeds), the dramedy portrays with nuance its diverse cast of characters—prisoners, lesbians of color, poor people, and even WASPs. And, most shockingly, a transgender woman of color—played by a transgender woman of color.
This Sunday's episode of Lifetime's Drop Dead Diva, "Secret Lives," features a closeted baseball player arrested on suspicion of murder. Jane defends him in court as he struggles with the decision to come out. Catch Drop Dead Diva on Lifetime this Sunday, July 21 at 9:00 PM EST.
As CBS' "Under the Dome" continues to dominate the ratings, viewers are being drawn ever deeper into the mysteries of Chester's Mill and its beleaguered characters -- and there are few more beleaguered than Carolyn (Aisha Hinds) and Alice (Samantha Mathis), a married, interracial lesbian couple with a rebellious teenage daughter.