Celebrities Demand Pardons For 49,000 Convicted Of Same-Sex Relations In The UK

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  Entertainment and media’s biggest figures, including the stars of The Imitation Game, are coming aboard a worldwide movement to demand pardons for the estimated 49,000 men who, like Alan Turing, were convicted of consenting same-sex relations under UK anti-gay laws. Matt Breen, Editor-In-Chief of The Advocate and noted gay rights activist, started a petition centered around the cause at […]

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Ryan Seacrest to Produce Transgender Docu-Series ‘My Transparent Life’

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Ryan Seacrest is producing a new docu-series on ABC Family called My Transparent Life which will follow Ben who learns that his parents are divorcing and his father is going through a gender transition from Charlie to Carly. “At RSP (Ryan Seacrest Productions), we love family stories and we couldn’t be more excited that ABC Family is […]

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Michael Sam to Oprah ‘I’m Not The Only Gay Man In The NFL’

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During his 90-minute documentary that premiered on the Oprah Winfrey Network (OWN) Saturday, former NFL player Michael Sam said he is not the only gay man in the NFL. “A very few reached out to me,” Sam said. “[They] told me their gratitude and how they were thankful that I have the courage…They wish they had the courage to […]

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Martina Navratilova: ‘It’s About Time’ I Got Married!

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  In 1981 tennis player Martina Navratilova became one of the first athletes to come out. Now, she is a married woman. Nine-time Wimbledon winner Navratilova married her longtime girlfriend, model Julia Lemigova, at New York’s Peninsula Hotel on December 15. Navratilova spoke to the BBC an hour after marrying her wife. “I’m 58-years-old and I got married for the […]

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Transgender Character Added To ‘Grey’s Anatomy’ Roster

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  The second half of Grey’s Anatomy, which won’t premiere until the end of January, will be introducing a new character, Travis. “Travis, a male-to-female transgender person will begin to make the rounds at Grey Sloan Memorial [starting in January],” the website said. Details of the character, including who will be playing Travis, have been kept extremely […]

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Exclusive Interview: Faith Soloway of Amazon TV’s Transparent

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By Brandy Black From left to right- Jill Soloway, Hari (Jill and Faith’s Dad), and Faith Soloway I caught up with Faith Soloway, one of the writers of Amazon’s Transparent, a beautifully written, directed, and acted show on Amazon TV.  It follows a quirky Los Angeles family as they learn that their father, played by […]

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Duggars Inadvertently Raise $25,000 For LGBT Community

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The notoriously anti-gay stars of the TLC show 19 Kids and Counting accidentally helped raise over $25,000 for the LGBT community by appearing in an ad to help support Lucie’s Place. The ad shows a picture of Michelle and Jim Bob that says “The Duggars spent $10,000 to fight for ‘the right’ to fire gay […]

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The Trevor Project & Celebrities Take a Stand for LGBTQ Youth

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By Alexandra Temblador Sarah Hyland and Nolan Gould The stars descended on the Hollywood Palladium last night in Los Angeles for TrevorLIVE, the semi-annual charity event for the 16th year anniversary of The Trevor Project. As the nation’s leading organization for crisis intervention and suicide prevention for LGBTQ youth, The Trevor Project hosted TrevorLIVE which […]

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Sean Hayes Marries Partner Of Eight Years In Secret Ceremony

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Eight years after dating, Sean Hayes and his partner, music composer Scott Icenogle, have secretly wed. Hayes stirred the pot when he appeared on The Ellen DeGeneres Show wearing a silver band at the end of October. The former Will & Grace star confirmed his marriage on Facebook with a photo of the couple and a caption that read: “Here’s a […]

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Transparent, House Of Lies, The Fosters, Glee Cited in GLAAD TV Report

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By Megan Townsend, GLAAD’s Entertainment Media Strategist In the latest installment of its annual Trans Images on TV report released Tuesday, GLAAD finds some improvement over the previous year’s results when it comes to transgender representation on scripted television. This year, GLAAD reviewed 13 new scripted episodes with trans characters that have aired since November 2013. […]

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