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Laverne Cox responds to the death of transgender teen Leelah Alcorn

Sunday, January 11, 2015
Guest hosting on ABC's "The View" on Thursday, transgender actress Laverne Cox responds to the death of Leelah Alcorn, a 17-year-old transgender teen who died by suicide just days after Christmas. [...]

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‘Modern Family’ wins Emmy Award for best comedy series

Monday, August 25, 2014
Jesse Tyler Ferguson and Eric Stonestreet in a scene from ABC's "Modern Family."
"Modern Family" has done it again, winning the Emmy Award for best comedy series. It's the fifth year in a row the hit ABC series has bagged the big prize, tying a record winning streak set by "Frasier." Rivals were "The Big Bang Theory," ''Louie," ''Orange Is the New Black," [...]

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ABC confirms: Rosie O’Donnell returning to ‘The View’

Thursday, July 10, 2014
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NEW YORK -- Rosie O'Donnell is back on "The View" for a most unexpected second act. ABC said Thursday that O'Donnell will return to the daytime chatfest, whose couch is nearly empty with the on-air retirement of show creator Barbara Walters and impending departures of Jenny McCarthy and Sherri Shepherd. [...]

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7 years after calling co-star a ‘faggot,’ Isaiah Washington returns to ‘Grey’s Anatomy’

Sunday, March 9, 2014
Frank Micelotta, Invision (AP)Isaiah Washington
LOS ANGELES -- ABC says Isaiah Washington will return to "Grey's Anatomy" for a guest appearance in May, seven years after he was fired from the medical drama amid fallout over his use of the word "faggot." [...]

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‘Bachelor’ star apologizes for calling gays perverts, ABC issues swift rebuke

Saturday, January 18, 2014
Juan Pablo Galavis
The star of ABC’s “The Bachelor” has made anti-gay comments that drew a swift rebuke from the network and an apology from the bachelor himself. [...]

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‘The Bachelor:’ I respect gay people, but they’re not a good example for kids

Saturday, January 18, 2014
Juan Pablo Galavis
ABC's "The Bachelor" -- Juan Pablo Galavis -- says he's not interested in seeing a gay version of the popular reality series because gay people are not a good example for kids. [...]

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‘Good Morning America’ host Robin Roberts comes out as lesbian

Sunday, December 29, 2013
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Robin Roberts, the popular host of "Good Morning America" who for years has struggled with breast cancer and bone marrow disease, revealed Sunday that she is in a long term relationship with another woman. [...]

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Sam Champion leaving ABC News for The Weather Channel

Tuesday, December 3, 2013
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NEW YORK — "Good Morning America" weather anchor Sam Champion is leaving ABC News to join The Weather Channel. [...]

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ACLU: Time for TV’s ‘Modern Family’ gay couple to get married

Wednesday, May 15, 2013
Jesse Tyler Ferguson (left) and Eric Stonestreet, from ABC's sitcom "Modern Family."Photo: Peter "Hopper" Stone, Courtesy ABC
NEW YORK -- The American Civil Liberties Union is lobbying for the most prominent gay parents on U.S. television to get married. The campaign aimed at ABC's "Modern Family" comes as momentum for gay marriage builds in parts of the country. [...]

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‘Good Morning America’ weatherman Sam Champion weds partner

Tuesday, December 25, 2012
Rubem Robierd (left) and Sam Champion, in a photo Tweeted by Robierd.
ABC's Good Morning America weather anchor Sam Champion married his partner, artist Rubem Robierb on Friday, in an intimate ceremony in Champion's New York City apartment. [...]

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