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Why A Video Game Blockbuster Will Finally Allow You To Be A Gay Man

In the video game adventures of Commander Shepard, being a gay man was neither a matter of biology nor choice. It was a matter of programming. And the programming of Shepard's first video game, 2007's Mass Effect, made being gay impossible. And then things changed. The programming changed. You can play Shepard as if he is a gay man in next month's Mass Effect 3. Why? The people who make the game wouldn't say it's because they are advocates. Not quite. They have another reason.
Kotaku
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February 28, 2012
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Aziz Ansari to Host Benefit for LGBT Youth

Aziz Ansari will headline a special night of comedy to benefit Justin's Gift, an organization that works to create safe zones where LGBTQ kids can be themselves in a bully-free environment.
Rolling Stone
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February 27, 2012
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February 26, 2012

Christopher Plummer Wins Oscar for Beginners

Actor Christopher Plummer finally added an Oscar to his trophy shelf Sunday night, when he won the award for Best Supporting Actor at the 84th annual Academy Awards for his role as an elderly gay man in the film Beginners.
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February 24, 2012

The GLAAD Wrap: Lightning Strikes Colfer and Tomlin's TV Return

Every week the GLAAD Wrap brings you LGBT-related entertainment news highlights, fresh stuff to watch out for, and fun diversions to help you kick off your weekend.
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"It Gets Better" Special Shares Real Life Issues Facing LGBT People

This week, MTV and Logo aired an "It Gets Better" special, anchored by one of the co-founders of the It Gets Better Project, Dan Savage. You can read a re-cap of the 60-minute special below.
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February 23, 2012

"Keep the Lights On" and "Call Me Kuchu" Receive Teddy Awards at Berlin Film Fest

Since 1987, the Berlin International Film Festival has singled out the best of the fest’s LGBT-inclusive cinema to receive their own trophies – the Teddy Award – and once again the festival has bestowed it on some truly great films
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Brandon Routh and Michael Urie, and Justin Bartha and Andrew Rannells to Play Gay in Pilots from 'Will & Grace', 'Glee' Creators

Book of Mormon's Andrew Rannells is starring in the new sitcom pilot The New Normal by Glee creator Ryan Murphy, and Michael Ausiello reports that Murphy has now found Rannels a husband: The Glee boss has tapped Hangover actor Justin Bartha to play Rannells’ better half in The New Normal, his single-camera sitcom pilot about a blended family made up of a gay couple and the surrogate helping them have a baby of their own. Georgia King has been cast as their surrogate, Goldie, and, as previously reported, Ellen Barkin co-stars as her glamorous grandma.
Towleroad
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February 23, 2012

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