The Sundance Channel , which has a strong history of diverse portrayals of LGBT people, just announced its slate of scripted series currently in development and includes T, the story of a young transgender man named Terrence who recently underwent gender reassignment surgery.
An October 29 poll conducted by The Hollywood Reporter (THR) in conjunction with Penn Schoen Berland has found that series with LGBT characters such as Glee, Modern Family and The New Normal are helping drive voters to historically unprecedented levels of support of marriage equality.
Isis King shot to fame -- and consequently became voice for transgender women -- when she competed in cycle 11 of hit reality TV show "America's Next Top Model." As the show's first trans competitor, King's brought mainstream attention to transgender issues, including the transitioning process and LGBT homelessness (King was in assisted living before the show), as the model openly shared her story with fellow contestants and the judges.
We love Ellen DeGeneres. And we love Sofia Vergara. When the two get together, it can be a lot of fun to watch. Today, DeGeneres dressed up as Vergara having a wardrobe malfunction, and the Colombian actress came on the show to give Ellen a piece of her mind, in English and Spanish.
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