Today, the stars of TLC have gone all out to spread the word about Spirit Day. Not just wearing purple, many are also tweeting, posting messages of support on Facebook, recording videos, and even giving away purple cupcakes.
Josh Dugger, the oldest of the Dugger kids from the TLC show 19 Kids and Counting is aspiring to a career in the anti-gay industry. Josh announced that he is being considered for a job at the Family Research Council.
GLAAD released its sixth annual Network Responsibility Index (NRI), a report that maps the quantity, quality and diversity of images of LGBT people on primetime broadcast and cable TV. For the first time TLC was included among the 10 cable networks tracked each year.
Following statements of outrage from transgender woman Carmen Carrera, her supporters and GLAAD over how an episode of Cake Boss depicted the performer as the punchline to a prank setup, TLC has pulled the episode from airwaves.