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TLC yanks ’19 Kids’ from schedule amid Josh Duggar molestation confession

Friday, May 22, 2015
TLC
Sources familiar with the situation tell TMZ, the fate of the show is uncertain, but there's now so much heat in the wake of Josh Duggar's molestation confession ... the network had to make the decision. [...]

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Kelly Ripa, John Oliver, Thomas Roberts among recipients of GLAAD awards

Sunday, May 10, 2015
Kelly Ripa accepts the GLAAD Excellence in Media Award, Saturday, May 9, 2015, as presenter Anderson Cooper (right) looks on.
The awards honor those who further GLAAD's mission of ensuring that stories of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people are heard through media outlets. [...]

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Original ‘X-Men’ character Iceman outed as gay

Wednesday, April 22, 2015
X-men
He's been part of a wildly popular superhero team since its very beginning. But there's something we never knew about Bobby Drake, aka Iceman of the X-Men... Bobby is gay. [...]

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GLAAD study finds studio movies lagging in LGBT roles

Wednesday, April 15, 2015
Chris Rock in a scene from "Top Five," which GLAAD says was among the worst offending films in 2014 to present outdated, defamatory stereotypes of LGBT individuals.
An annual study by GLAAD has found that Hollywood studios continue to lag in producing films representing gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender people, despite a slight improvement over the last year. [...]

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‘Queer as Folk’ creator launches new Logo series ‘Cucumber’ and ‘Banana’

Monday, April 13, 2015
The cast of 'Cucumber,' a new drama created by Russell T. Davies.
It’s been 16 years since Russell T. Davies created the original "Queer as Folk." When it came out in 1999 there were comparatively fewer gay characters on television. Eventhough the number of LGBT characters has grown, he believes there's still a lot of material not being explored. [...]

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7 lies about LGBT musicians we need to stop telling immediately

Saturday, April 11, 2015
Sam Smith accepts the award for best new artist at the 57th annual Grammy Awards on Sunday, Feb. 8, 2015, in Los Angeles.
When Sam Smith offhandedly told a U.K. tabloid that he doesn't like Tinder or Grindr as a way to meet men, the media wrecked him. Gawker came to the absurd conclusion, via thinly veiled homophobia, that since he doesn't personally use those apps, Smith's gay conservatism is a clever ruse [...]

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Conservative groups attempting to kill prospective ABC show over Dan Savage influence

Thursday, April 9, 2015
Dan Savage
Conservative groups are trying to kill in the cradle a prospective ABC sitcom about a family upended when a teenage son comes out as gay because sex columnist and gay rights activist Dan Savage is involved in the production. [...]

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Rock band Wilco reverses decision to cancel Indiana concert

Friday, April 3, 2015
Wilco
Chicago-based rock band Wilco says it's going ahead with a May concert in Indianapolis now that Indiana lawmakers have tweaked a state law to address concerns that it would allow discrimination against LGBT individuals. [...]

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‘Indiana: A great place to be a bigot’

Sunday, March 29, 2015
‘Indiana: A great place to be a bigot’
Clip description: "If you love covered bridges and discriminating, book your trip to Indiana today." ("Paid for by the Indiana Board of Terrible People.") [...]

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HBO cancels ‘Looking’

Wednesday, March 25, 2015
"Looking" cast members (from left) Frankie J. Alvarez), Jonathan Groff and  Murray Bartlett.
The move marks a rare early-run cancelation by HBO, which often lets modestly performing titles continue for years. Looking ran for two seasons and 18 episodes, with its second-season finale airing Sunday night. [...]

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