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Award show veteran Neil Patrick Harris to host Oscars in 2015

| Wednesday, October 15, 2014
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LOS ANGELES -- Neil Patrick Harris is set to host the Oscars next year. The actor and author announced his latest gig online Wednesday. He posted a video on Twitter of him on the phone saying, "I'm in," showing a close-up of his bucket list and circling "Host the Oscars."

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Chelsea Handler on Netflix: Laughs, humiliation, full-frontal male nudity

| Saturday, October 11, 2014
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Chelsea Handler is no stranger to raunchy, offensive, and sometimes terrible jokes, and her new stand up special on Netflix is no exception. "Uganda Be Kidding Me," the hour-plus stand-up special (based on her best-selling book) brings Handler back before the cameras for the first time since her departure from E!’sChelsea Lately in August...

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GLAAD study finds increase in depictions of gay characters on TV

| Wednesday, October 1, 2014
This photo released by ABC Family shows, from left, Jake T. Austin, Lorraine Toussaint, Teri Polo, Sherri Saum, Hayden Byerly, and Maia Mitchell, in a scene from "The Fosters," on ABC Family.
LOS ANGELES -- Television has increased and improved its depiction of gay, lesbian and bisexual characters, with the edge going to cable and the Internet over broadcast networks, according to a study released Wednesday. Networks are promoting understanding of gay lives with some of the most inclusive programs yet, but should "strive to include ...

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Nathan Lane picture book out next fall

| Tuesday, September 30, 2014
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NEW YORK -- Nathan Lane's first book is no shaggy dog story. Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers announced Monday that the Broadway actor known for his starring role in "The Producers" has a deal for a picture book, "Naughty Mabel."

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‘Transparent’: Jeffrey Tambor in a new dramedy where Dad becomes Mom

| Wednesday, September 24, 2014
Jeffrey Tambor in a scene from "Transparent."
BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. --- Jeffrey Tambor is spiffed-out in jeans and a blue blazer and, as a further gesture, a shade of fingernail polish. What shade is it? "Mauuuve," he says with deadpan flourish. Tambor, an up-for-anything actor, has logged memorable TV roles as a comically corrupt industrialist on "Arrested Development" and before that...

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Newlyweds Nate Berkus and Jeremiah Brent are having a baby

| Wednesday, September 24, 2014
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Newlyweds Nate Berkus and Jeremiah Brent said Wednesday they are having a child together through surrogacy. Berkus, a designer and host of “American Dream Builders,” made the announcement in a post on his Facebook page...

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Laverne Cox to host MTV, Logo documentary about transgender youth

| Thursday, September 18, 2014
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NEW YORK -- Laverne Cox will host a documentary on MTV and Logo next month that profiles seven transgender youths. The special, "Laverne Cox Presents: The T Word," will air simultaneously on the two channels on Oct. 17. Cox, a transgender actress, was nominated for an Emmy Award for her role in Netflix's "Orange is the New Black."

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First look: ‘Paternity Leave’

| Sunday, September 14, 2014
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"Paternity Leave," directed by Matt Riddlehoover, is a romantic comedy slated for release in 2015: "Greg (Jacob York) finds out that he's pregnant with his partner Ken's (Charlie David) baby. Dumbstruck by the news, their relationship takes twists and turns through hardship and hilarity, while we're left wondering if they're going to make it through the most unexpected...

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‘30 Rock’ actor Cheyenne Jackson marries Jason Landau

| Sunday, September 14, 2014
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"30 Rock" and "Glee" actor Cheyenne Jackson married his partner, actor and entrepreneur Jason Landau, on Saturday evening. The couple exchanged vows and rings in an interfaith ceremony at a friend's estate in Encino, California, reports People magazine.

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Gay music legend Bob Crewe dead at 83

| Friday, September 12, 2014
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Bob Crewe, the veteran producer, singer and songwriter who penned a string of hits for the Four Seasons died Thursday at the age of 82. Crewe’s brother, Dan, confirmed the songwriter’s death, reports Rolling Stone:

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