Ellen DeGeneres is executive producing a new multi-camera comedy in development at NBC which will center on a lesbian lead and her straight male best friend.
Comcast and NBCUniversal went purple yesterday to spread the word about SpiritDay to show support for LGBT youth and stand against bullying. Stars from NBCUniversal networks and shows, as well as NBCUniversal employees, sported purple and shared Spirit Day on air and through social media.
Comcast and NBCUniversal are going purple this Thursday and getting the word out about Spirit Day to show support for LGBT youth and stand up against bullying.
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Today GLAAD and over 40 organizations call on journalists to improve their coverage of transgender people following Private Chelsea Manning's statement that she is female and using the name Chelsea and female pronouns. The immediate news coverage, as well as the follow up analysis, brought into sharp focus the national news media's frequently inaccurate and uninformed coverage of transgender people.
Hosts of Access Hollywood, E! News and CNBC, as well as the cast of Days of Our Lives and Telemundo's Al Rojo Vivo, are among those from NBCUniversal who will be going purple for #SpiritDay this Friday, 10/19.
Yesterday, NBC/Wall Street Journal released a poll showing that the majority of Americans say President Obama’s support for marriage equality will not affect their vote. The poll also matches one from ABC News/Washington Post released today. In finding that a majority of Americans believe marriage should be legal for all couples in their states.