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Ryan Seacrest to produce transgender documentary series for ABC Family

Friday, December 12, 2014
Ryan Seacrest
"My Transparent Life," will follow Ben, a teenager who learns both that his parents are going to divorce and that his father, Charlie, is transitioning into Carly. [...]

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TRAILER: ‘Looking,’ Season 2

Friday, December 5, 2014
Looking
Season two of the HBO series "Looking" premieres Sunday, January 11. Here's a preview: [...]

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Archie Comics’ Kevin Keller returning in new series in 2015

Sunday, November 30, 2014
Kevin Keller
RICHMOND, Va. -- Dan Parent, creator of Archie Comics’ first gay character, Kevin Keller, says Kevin will return in a new series next year. Parent was at Virginia Comic Con on Nov. 23 and spoke about the history of Kevin Keller, and the controversy that ignited after the when the [...]

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Review: Cumberbatch shines as gay wartime codebreaker Alan Turing

Friday, November 28, 2014
Benedict Cumberbatch, center, appears in a scene from "The Imitation Game."
'Tis clearly the season for Oscar-worthy performances by British actors playing mathematical geniuses facing daunting personal odds. Sound overly specific? Consider: A few weeks ago we had "The Theory of Everything," starring Eddie Redmayne as the brilliant physicist Stephen Hawking. And now we have Benedict Cumberbatch in "The Imitation Game" [...]

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Inaugural poet Richard Blanco returns to Miami in new memoir

Friday, November 28, 2014
Richard Blanco, author of "The Prince of Los Cocuyos." Blanco, Barack Obama's 2013 inaugural poet, grew up in Miami, gathering experiences and stories as the son of Cuban exiles that would lay the foundation for his written work and inspire his new memoir.
MIAMI -- In Richard Blanco's Miami, memories linger outside coffee windows and in Cuban grocery store aisles. Barack Obama's 2013 inaugural poet grew up here, gathering experiences and stories as the son of Cuban exiles that would lay the foundation for his written work and inspire his new memoir, "The [...]

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Chris Colfer signs multi-book deal

Monday, November 24, 2014
Chris Colfer
NEW YORK -- Chris Colfer is planning many return trips to the Land of Stories. Publisher Little, Brown and Company said Monday the actor best known for "Glee" has a multi-book deal. Colfer has two more "Land of Stories" installments planned, the fourth and fifth of his best-selling middle grade series, [...]

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Sam Smith, the sad singer? Not really…

Thursday, November 13, 2014
Sam Smith
NEW YORK -- If you go to a Sam Smith concert, you'll probably hear his stories of unrequited love and how he's never been in a relationship. But he says that void has been slowly filled - partly thanks to meeting men and going on dates - but mainly because [...]

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Bravo host dishes the dirt in new book, ‘The Andy Cohen Diaries’

Wednesday, November 12, 2014
Andy Cohen
In his new book, "The Andy Cohen Diaries: A Deep Look at a Shallow Year," author and television host and executive Andy Cohen tries to explain to his rescue dog, Wacha, the luck of going from a West Virginia kill shelter to lunching at Jerry Seinfeld's estate in East Hampton, [...]

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Brandy Clark enjoying big buzz ahead of Country Music awards

Monday, November 3, 2014
Brandy Clark
NASHVILLE, Tenn. -- The year's most buzzed about new country artist is one most country fans may never heard on the radio. Brandy Clark, an openly gay artist who sings, among other things, about pot-smoking housewives, had almost given up on becoming an artist herself... [...]

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CBS’ ‘The McCarthys’ inspired by openly gay creator’s own modern family

Thursday, October 30, 2014
From left, Jack McGee as Arthur, Tyler Ritter as Ronny and Laurie Metcalf as Marjorie, in a scene from the CBS comedy, "The McCarthys," premiering Thursday, Oct. 30, 2014 (9:30-10:00 PM, ET/PT).
LOS ANGELES -- After the sitcom "Happy Endings" was, ironically, abruptly canceled, writer Brian Gallivan looked close to home for his next gig: his own family inspired "The McCarthys," a new CBS comedy about a sports-obsessed brood with one gay son. Fiction, he says, is funnier than fact. For one, [...]

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