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Easy chemistry between James Franco, Zachary Quinto in ‘I am Michael’

Sunday, January 25, 2015
James Franco and Zachary Quinto in a scene from "I am Michael."
The film, which premiered Saturday at the Sundance Film Festival, is a sensitive, complicated and provocative story about a prominent gay activist who, in just a few years, denounces his homosexuality. [...]

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Billy Crystal hopes TV shows don’t shove gay sex scenes ‘in our face’

Monday, January 19, 2015
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Actor Billy Crystal, who in the 1970's played the first openly gay character to regularly appear on a network television show, says gay sex scenes are "just pushing it a little too far for my taste." [...]

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Lee Daniels says he wants to expose homophobia in Fox’s ‘Empire’ storyline

Sunday, January 18, 2015
The cast of Empire (from left): Trai Byers, Taraji P. Henson, Terrence Howard, Jussie Smollett, and Bryshere Gray.
The creator of Fox's prime-time soap "Empire" said he wants to "blow the lid off homophobia" in the African-American community with a depiction of the show's lead character's hostile relationship with his gay son. [...]

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‘Glee’ introduces transgender storyline in groundbreaking episode

Saturday, January 17, 2015
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Glee has introduced a new transgender storyline for Dot Marie Jones' character Shannon Beiste. In an emotional scene, the football coach reveals that she will be transitioning from a woman to a man. [...]

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Ellen responds to ‘Christian’ critic over her ‘gay agenda,’ celebrating ‘lesbianism’

Wednesday, January 14, 2015
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Ellen DeGeneres took a few moments at the start of her daily talk show on Wednesday to address a recent article in the Christian Post criticizing Hollywood for promoting a "gay agenda." [...]

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Matt Bomer wins Golden Globe award for ‘The Normal Heart’

Sunday, January 11, 2015
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Actor Matt Bomer has won the Golden Globe Award for Best Supporting Actor in a TV movie for his role in HBO's "The Normal Heart." [...]

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Big wins for ‘Transparent’ at Golden Globes, series creator dedicates award to Leelah Alcorn

Sunday, January 11, 2015
Jeffrey Tambor in a scene from "Transparent."
Jeffrey Tambor, who won Best Actor for his role in the series, thanked the Hollywood Foreign Press Association for helping to put "Transparent" on the map and dedicated his award to the transgender community. [...]

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Annie Proulx: ‘I wish I’d never written’ ‘Brokeback Mountain’

Monday, December 29, 2014
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Proulx says that ever since her 1997 short story was adapted into a film, too many people misunderstand its message. [...]

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Who’s behind this ‘leaked’ gay Taco Bell commercial? Taco Bell says ‘not us’

Friday, December 26, 2014
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The video appears to be professionally produced and carries all the “accoutrements of any other Taco Bell commercial.” But the fast-food chain says the ad is an impressive impostor. [...]

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Eminem ‘comes out’ as gay in controversial new film ‘The Interview’

Friday, December 26, 2014
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“When I say things about gay people, or people think my lyrics are homophobic — it’s because I’m gay,” he says while appearing as himself in a scripted interview in "The Interview." [...]

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