Exclusive Interview: Peter Saji of ‘Black-ish’

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By Brandy Black We caught up with writer/producer Peter Saji from the show Black-ish on ABC. He tells us about the upcoming episode starring Raven Symone called “Please don’t ask, please don’t tell.” Raven is playing Dre’s sister who is gay and the family knows it but won’t talk about it.  He gives us some […]

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The Significance of Bruce Jenner Sharing His Transgender Identity

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By Alexandra Temblador Bruce Jenner, known in 1976 as “The World’s Greatest Athlete” when he won the decathlon in the Olympics, recently announced in an interview with Diane Sawyer that he is transgender and identifies as a woman. Bruce Jenner’s announcement that he is transgender could not have come at a better time for transgender […]

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In Response To Dolce and Gabbana: All Families Have The Right To BE

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By Stephanie Warren/ Fertility SOURCE Companies Controversy has erupted over comments made in an interview by openly-gay fashion moguls Domenico Dolce and Stefano Gabbana regarding the “classical” family. At this year’s Milan Fashion Week, the Italian designers revealed a celebration of motherhood featuring visibly pregnant or child-laden models. In the interview, Dolce and Gabbana stated […]

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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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