Next Thursday, 1400 members of the Boy Scouts' National Council will converge in Dallas to vote on a resolution critical to the Boy Scouts' longstanding ban on gay members. Celebrities such as Tegan and Sara, Jersey Shore's Snooki and Sammi and GLAAD's Wilson Cruz tweeted out their support for equality in the Boy Scouts. Look out for more in the coming week leading up to the vote on Thursday.
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Shonda Rhimes, the creator of such shows as Grey’s Anatomy, Private Practice and Scandal and winner of the 2012 Gold Gate Award, defended her decision to feature gay and lesbian characters on her shows after receiving a tweet asking why they were so prominent.
Josh Kilmer-Purcell and Brent Ridge, best known as The Faboulous Beekman Boys, won CBS’s The Amazing Race’s $1 million grand prize last night as the couple crossed the finish line in New York City.
Mexican American superstar Jenni Rivera, who was an ally for LGBT equality, died in a plane accident December 9.
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In the Life, the longest running television series highlighting LGBT issues and culture, this month airs their final episode “Beyond the Rhetoric,” as well as a farewell special highlighting their 20 years of programming.
Nominations for the 55th Annual Grammy Awards were announced during a live special that aired on CBS last night, and include several nods for LGBT artists, allies and inclusive programs.
Filmmaker Antony Osso’s award-winning LGBT-themed short film series, The Devotion Project, is now available online to Spanish-speaking audiences.
Screening in select cities tomorrow, Codebreaker sheds light on the incredible life and legacy of Alan Turing; a man criminalized for being gay who many also consider a father or modern computing.
Singer-songwriter Rufus Wainwright wed his partner of five years, theater producer Jorn Weisbrodt, Thursday in a New York ceremony officiated by transgender artist Mx. Justin Vivian Bond.
The starring couple of this week’s “Hit and Run,” Dax Shepard and Kristen Bell, have yet to say “I do” after a two-year engagement. But the pair recently told CNN that they do want to get married - it’s just that they’re intent on waiting to tie the knot when their gay friends have that right, too.
"Let's Have a Little Fun Today" pipes through Ellen DeGeneres' 300-seat theater on the Warner Bros. lot, which on this mid-May afternoon feels more dance party than soundstage.
For years, anti-gay epithets and sentiments in rap have largely been accepted, along with its frequent misogyny and violence, as part of the hip-hop culture – a culture that has been slow to change, even as gays enjoy more mainstream acceptance, particularly in entertainment. But while perhaps glacial, a shift appears to be on the horizon.
Glee actor Jonathan Groff says he was not fazed by Ramin Satoodeh’s article saying he was unconvincing as a straight character, in a new interview with the L.A. Times:
Freddie Smith is thrilled at the new storyline coming to the venerable daytime soap opera, “Days Of Our Lives” (DOOL) on NBC.
This Sunday, Drop Dead Diva takes on the 2005 FDA rule that precludes gay men from donating sperm.
This season Bring It On: The Musical is giving Broadway a jolt of bonafide cheerleading cred, with impressiv