“This show is downright irresponsible,” said GLAAD President & CEO Sarah Kate Ellis. “No one can change who they love, and, more importantly, no one should have to. By investing in this dangerous programming, TLC is putting countless young LGBT people in harm’s way.”
This year saw many famous faces coming out, including several in unexpected areas like sports and country music. Check out 11 celebrities who came out this year and influenced the national conversation on LGBT acceptance.
A handful of characters caught the eye of viewers and critics alike by telling stories rarely or never told before, here are some of the (mostly) new LGBT characters in 2014 that stood out from the crowd in film, documentary, TV comedy, TV drama, video games and comics.
ABC Family this morning announced a direct to series order for a new reality series My Transparent Life centered on Ben, a teenager who learns that his parents are getting divorced at the same time he learns that his father will be transitioning.