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GLAAD congratulates Melissa Carter, one of the one of the first openly gay radio personalities, on her return to morning radio on 98.5 alongside Jeff Elliott.
Last night, teens honored their favorites in pop culture at the annual Teen Choice Awards on Fox, this year hosted by Glee's Darren Criss and Pretty Little Liars' Lucy Hale, and winners included many LGBT performers and storylines in entertainment.
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In 1962 boxer Emile Griffith was in the ring against Benny Paret, when he seemed to explode with anger and pummeled his opponent with such force that, after getting knocked out, Paret died of his injuries. It was eventually revealed that before that some time before the fight Paret had called Griffith a "maricón."
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 the weekend.
A new play, The Anointed, was written for the African-American, religious, and spiritual communities about the intersection between spirituality and sexuality, the struggles associated within this reconciliation, and also to bring healing to many individuals within the African-American community who have endured similar experiences.
The upcoming 11th season of CBS' Two and a Half Men will see Amber Tamblyn appearing in a recurring role as Jenny, the long-lost daughter of the now deceased Charlie Harper (Charlie Sheen). Series creator Chuck Lorre has confirmed to E! that Jenny is bisexual, saying, "The idea that she loves women seems to be something that just felt right."
The 17th Annual New York International Fringe Festival – playing various locations in downtown Manhattan from August 9 to 25 – features 185 different shows, roughly three dozen of which include lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender characters and/or subject matter.