OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network announced today they will be creating a multi-part documentary series following Michael Sam's journey as he made history and became the first openly gay player to be drafted into the National Football League (NFL).
In the next few weeks Lifetime's GLAAD Media Award-winning series Drop Dead Diva, will air its final episode. The Advocate interviewed showrunner Josh Berman and took a look back at some of the LGBT-inclusive episodes.
Drop Dead Diva, the three-time GLAAD Media Award-nominated legal comedy, will air its penultimate episode on Sunday. Jane Bingum, portrayed by Brooke Elliott, will defend a transgender elementary school student in the episode "Identity Crisis."
"LGBT characters would make it unrealistic." I've heard this countless times from my friends and peers talking about their own writing or defending their favorite shows, but many shows, both past and present, have reminded viewers that LGBT people exist in all walks of life and that it's actually less realistic to erase our presence from the diverse communities that make up our world.
May marks Foster Care Awareness Month and FosterMore, a coalition of non-profit organizations seeking to increase awareness of the challenges faced by youth in the foster care system, has partnered with Disney | ABC Television Group to launch a Public Service Announcement Campaign to encourage viewers to support foster youth.