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Gay on TV: It’s All in the Family

At a time when gay rights are re-emerging as an election year issue — in part because of Vice President Joseph R. Biden Jr.’s stated support for gay marriage on Sunday — activists and academics say that depictions of gay characters on television play a big role in making viewers more comfortable with their gay, lesbian and transgender neighbors.

The New York Times
May 9, 2012

Ryan Murphy Comedy 'The New Normal' Picked Up By NBC

Deadline Hollywood is reporting that the Ryan Murphy and Ali Adler-created pilot, The New Normal, has recieved a series order from NBC. The show centers around a gay couple played by Andrew Rannells and Justin Bartha, and the woman who agrees to become their surrogate (Georgia King) and help them start a family.

Deadline Hollywood
May 7, 2012


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