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‘Queer as Folk’ creator launches new Logo series ‘Cucumber’ and ‘Banana’

Monday, April 13, 2015
The cast of 'Cucumber,' a new drama created by Russell T. Davies.
It’s been 16 years since Russell T. Davies created the original "Queer as Folk." When it came out in 1999 there were comparatively fewer gay characters on television. Eventhough the number of LGBT characters has grown, he believes there's still a lot of material not being explored. [...]

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Conservative groups attempting to kill prospective ABC show over Dan Savage influence

Thursday, April 9, 2015
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Conservative groups are trying to kill in the cradle a prospective ABC sitcom about a family upended when a teenage son comes out as gay because sex columnist and gay rights activist Dan Savage is involved in the production. [...]

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HBO cancels ‘Looking’

Wednesday, March 25, 2015
"Looking" cast members (from left) Frankie J. Alvarez), Jonathan Groff and  Murray Bartlett.
The move marks a rare early-run cancelation by HBO, which often lets modestly performing titles continue for years. Looking ran for two seasons and 18 episodes, with its second-season finale airing Sunday night. [...]

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The song is over, as ‘Glee’ ends its tuneful 6-season run

Friday, March 20, 2015
Cast of "Glee"
The "Glee" series finale delivered glorious news that William McKinley High School is being turned into an arts school and that Will Schuester, who started its glee club back in 2009, will become its principal. [...]

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TLC to air series about transgender teen activist Jazz Jennings

Thursday, March 12, 2015
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The 11-episode series will follow the lives of 14-year-old Jazz Jennings, her parents, siblings and grandparents. [...]

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‘Empire’ star Jussie Smollett on gay whispers: ‘I’ve never been in the closet’

Monday, March 9, 2015
Jussie Smollett (left) and Rafael de la Fuente in a scene from Fox's "Empire."
In a back stage interview with Ellen DeGeneres, Jussie Smollett said he has never been "in the closet," but stopped short of actually declaring himself to be gay. [...]

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‘The Fosters’ makes television history with youngest same-sex kiss

Tuesday, March 3, 2015
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A kiss between two 13-year-old male characters on the ABC Family show "The Fosters" is making waves for reportedly being the youngest same-sex kiss in American television history.
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Jonathan Knight on being outed and how ‘The Amazing Race’ helped his anxiety

Sunday, March 1, 2015
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New Kid on the Block Jonathan Knight, who appears on CBS' "The Amazing Race" with his partner Harley Rodriguez, opens up about how hiding his sexual orientation led to his struggle with stage fright and panic attacks. [...]

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Rosie O’Donnell says goodbye to ‘The View’ – again

Friday, February 13, 2015
Rosie O'Donnell
Rosie O'Donnell has ended her second stint on "The View" Thursday, her goodbye about as short as her tenure. Holding her toddler daughter, O'Donnell made her exit Thursday in a segment that lasted barely 40 seconds. [...]

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Laverne Cox cast as transgender lawyer in CBS legal drama pilot

Wednesday, February 11, 2015
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“Orange Is The New Black” star Laverne Cox, who was the first openly transgender actor to be nominated for an Emmy in 2014, has been cast in CBS’s legal drama pilot “Doubt.” [...]

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