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Transgender Miss Universe Contestant Jenna Talackova To Star In New Reality Show

Jenna Talackova, the Canadian transgender woman who was ejected from the Miss Universe pageant last year, is making headlines again. Since her famous snub made headlines around the globe, Miss Universe officials have changed the competition’s rules to allow transgender contestants to compete. That spotlight, according to Talackova, landed her in the hot seat with major television networks bidding for her to become their next big reality star.

Queerty
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May 23, 2013

LGBT actors, characters and inclusive series honored with Critics' Choice Television Awards nominations

Nominations for the 3rd Annual Critics' Choice Television Awards were announced this morning and several out actors, characters and LGBT-inclusive series were honored. The award recipients will be announced on June 10 at a ceremony at the Beverly Hills Hotel hosted by Retta (Parks and Recreation).

Celebs begin tweeting their support before Thursday's #BoyScouts vote

Next Thursday, 1400 members of the Boy Scouts' National Council will converge in Dallas to vote on a resolution critical to the Boy Scouts' longstanding ban on gay members. Celebrities such as Tegan and Sara, Jersey Shore's Snooki and Sammi and GLAAD's Wilson Cruz tweeted out their support for equality in the Boy Scouts. Look out for more in the coming week leading up to the vote on Thursday.

Network Axes Fall Hard on Gay Characters

It's been a rough end to what started out as a record-breaking season for openly gay characters on the small screen. After a 2012-13 season that featured a record number of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender characters on TV, this past week's wave of cancellations may drastically alter those statistics.

The Hollywood Reporter
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May 11, 2013

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