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PBS documentary ‘Growing Up Trans’ explores possibilities, unknowns facing transgender youth

Tuesday, June 30, 2015
This image released by PBS shows transgender teen Ariel in a scene from "Growing Up Trans", from the "Frontline" series airing on PBS on Tuesday, June 30, 2015. “Growing Up Trans” explores the transgender phenomenon as younger people than ever and their parents are now experiencing it.
"Growing Up Trans" explores the transgender phenomenon as younger people than ever (and their parents) now experience it: a frontier of possibilities and unknowns, and a minefield of high-stakes choices. ...

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Nick Cearley on playing Puck, LGBT pride month, The Skivvies

Saturday, June 20, 2015
Nick Cearley during a performance of "A Midsummer Night’s Dream," in New York.The actor-musician stars as the wise-guy sprite, Puck, in a more imaginative version of Shakespeare’s masterpiece that runs a little shorter, includes some razzle-dazzle, and adds music played by Cearley on ukulele and other instruments.
It seems like every summer there's a production of "A Midsummer Night's Dream," but Nick Cearley feels the one he's starring in nicely compliments LGBT pride month. ...

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‘Big Brother’ casts first openly transgender houseguest

Tuesday, June 16, 2015
Audrey Middleton
CBS has revealed the cast of "Big Brother 17, which includes the first-ever openly transgender contestant on the U.S. version of the popular summer series. ...

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Crowd gathers in Honolulu to celebrate Jim Nabors’ 85th birthday

Sunday, June 14, 2015
Jim Nabors and his friend and longtime collaborator in comedy Carol Burnett celebrate Nabors' 85th birthday with nearly 300 people at his home in Honolulu, Friday, June 12, 2015.
Friday marked not only Jim Nabor's birthday, but the start of his 40th year with his now-husband, Stan Cadwallader. ...

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‘Becoming Us’ captures a family’s journey when father comes out as transgender

Friday, June 12, 2015
From left: Sutton Crawford, Carly Lehwald, Ben Lehwald and Suzy Crawford from the ABC Family docu-series "Becoming Us." The series airs Monday at 9 p.m. EDT on ABC Family.
The ABC Family docu-series "Becoming Us" follows a 16-year-old dealing with the usual challenges of high school and encroaching adulthood - plus the recent news that his father is becoming a woman. ...

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Nick Jonas to replace Iggy Azalea at Pittsburgh LGBT pride concert

Thursday, June 11, 2015
Nick Jonas
The 22-year-old former Jonas Brothers frontman has a sizable gay following and plays a gay boxer on the DirecTV series "Kingdom." ...

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Ceding to pressure over past anti-gay tweets, Iggy Azalea cancels pride performance

Tuesday, June 9, 2015
Iggy Azalea
Iggy Azalea has canceled a performance at a Pittsburgh gay pride event after being criticized for making anti-gay and racist remarks on social media. ...

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Lesbian-themed ‘Fun Home,’ ‘Curious Incident’ big winners at Tony Awards

Monday, June 8, 2015
Kristin Caskey, center, along with cast and crew accepts the award for best musical for “Fun Home”at the 69th annual Tony Awards at Radio City Music Hall on Sunday, June 7, 2015, in New York.
The poignant and groundbreaking coming-of-age show "Fun Home" was named best musical at the Tony Awards on Sunday, one of five big trophies it won on the way to making history for its composing team. ...

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

Friday, May 22, 2015
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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