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Award show veteran Neil Patrick Harris to host Oscars in 2015

Wednesday, October 15, 2014
Neil Patrick Harris
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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‘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
Nate Berkus and Jeremiah Brent
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
Laverne Cox
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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‘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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‘The Talk’ host Sara Gilbert, rocker Linda Perry expecting (Video)

Tuesday, September 9, 2014
Linda Perry and Sara Gilbert
"Roseanne" alum and "The Talk" host Sara Gilbert announced Tuesday that she and her wife, rock songwriter-producer Linda Perry, are expecting their first child together. Gilbert told her "Talk" co-hosts that she would not be facing her fear of a cinderblock being broken on her stomach during their "Face Your Fears" week.

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Lily Tomlin to be first out lesbian recipient of Kennedy Center Honors

Tuesday, September 9, 2014
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Lily Tomlin will be one of five recipients of this year's Kennedy Center Honors, the national awards for influencing American culture through the arts. Tomlin, 75, said she was astounded to learn she will receive the honors. The Detroit native originally went to college to study medicine.

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Neil Patrick Harris, David Burtka get married in Italy

Monday, September 8, 2014
Neil Patrick Harris and David Burtka
Neil Patrick Harris and David Burtka married in Italy over the weekend, Harris announced on Twitter Monday. According to E! News, How I Met Your Mother producer and director Pam Fryman officiated the ceremony, which also featured a performance by Elton John.

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