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GLAAD gives MTV high marks in fourth annual Network Responsibility Index

Thursday, July 22, 2010
MTV has been awarded high marks from Gay & Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation (GLAAD), earning an “Excellent” rating from the advocacy group for its portrayal of gay, lesbian and transgender people on television. [ Read more → ]
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GLAAD pressures ‘The View’ to correct statements on HIV, African Americans

Tuesday, July 13, 2010
Refusing to be ignored, GLAAD has teamed with the Black AIDS Institute and the National Black Justice Coalition (NBJC), and is calling on ABC's "The View," to correct misleading statements about the spread of HIV among African Americans. [ Read more → ]
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‘Today’ show opens annual wedding contest to gay couples

Friday, July 9, 2010
Just days after it was revealed that the Today Show‘s “Modern Day Wedding” contest excluded gay and lesbian couples, NBC — bowing to activist pressure — has opened the contest to same-sex couples, and is extending the entry deadline to allow gay couples time to participate. [ Read more → ]
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Playgirl hunk Levi Johnston calls for truce with Sarah Palin after appearing on Kathy Griffin’s ‘D-List’

Wednesday, July 7, 2010
Just days after appearing on an episode of Kathy Griffin’s “My Life on the D-List” reality show, where the hilarious comedian went to Alaska to visit her faux boyfriend Levi Johnston, the Playgirl stud is saying he wants to bury the hatchet with the Palin family. [ Read more → ]
Joe Manganiello joins 'True Blood' this season as Alcide

‘True Blood’ star Joe Manganiello smolders as werewolf Alcide

Wednesday, July 7, 2010
True Blood fans are in for a treat this season, with the addition of hunky Joe Manganiello as the werewolf Alcide. The cute, sensitive actor, best known for his work on One Tree Hill, beefed up for the role... [ Read more → ]
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GLAAD calls out ‘Today’ show wedding contest for excluding gay couples

Tuesday, July 6, 2010
NBC’s Today Show is taking applications for its “Modern Day Wedding Contest,” and will award the winning couple with a live wedding broadcast in October and an all-expense paid honeymoon -- but network rules deny gay and lesbian couples from participating. [ Read more → ]
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‘Real World 24′ — Ryan’s first (wink!) gay kiss: ‘I feel like killing myself’

Thursday, July 1, 2010
During the roomies’ first night out on 'Real World 24', an encounter at a gay bar leaves Ryan, 21, a "straight hairdresser" from Arizona, freaked when a guy kisses him on the neck. Watch the video. [ Read more → ]
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Christian news site: ‘Lesbian activist’ Ellen DeGeneres bringing down ‘American Idol’

Friday, June 4, 2010
A Christian news site is making headlines by claiming Ellen DeGeneres is responsible for the ratings erosion of Fox's American Idol. [caption id="attachment_8098" align="alignleft" width="270" caption="DeGeneres"][/caption] According to Gary McCullough, the director of Christian Newswire, Idol‘s decline can be directly linked to DeGeneres, whom he... [ Read more → ]
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Logo’s ‘Gay housewives’ cast revealed

Wednesday, June 2, 2010
[caption id="attachment_8054" align="alignleft" width="300" caption="Santiago and Lehmkuhl"][/caption] From Gawker: We got wind of the cast of Logo's new "gay housewives" show. And it's filled with just the fame-hungry, attractive, horrible people you could have imagined. They're all models! This is going to be a fantastic... [ Read more → ]
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Gay wrestler Chris Kanyon found dead of apparent suicide

Saturday, April 3, 2010
[caption id="attachment_7620" align="alignleft" width="200" caption="Kanyon"][/caption] Former WWE and WCW wrestler Chris Kanyon was found dead in his New York apartment Friday night, the victim of an apparent suicide. Kanyon, whose real name was Christopher Klucsaritis, ended his professional wrestling career in 2004, and was the... [ Read more → ]
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Cynthia Nixon, Joy Behar honored with GLAAD media awards

Sunday, March 14, 2010
Actress Cynthia Nixon, comedian Joy Behar and the series Brothers & Sisters are among those who received media awards on Saturday from the Gay and Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation (GLAAD). [caption id="attachment_6982" align="aligncenter" width="460" caption="Cynthia Nixon (left) and Joy Behar"][/caption] Nixon was honored for her... [ Read more → ]
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ABC: ‘One Life to Live’ ending gay storyline

Friday, March 12, 2010
The ABC daytime drama One Life to Live is pulling the plug on its gay couple, Kyle and Fish, or better know to gay fans as "Kish." The network confirmed this week that the couple, played by Brett Claywell (as Kyle Lewis) and Scott Evans... [ Read more → ]
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Seth MacFarlane on ‘Real Time’ on ‘Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell’

Saturday, February 20, 2010
[caption id="attachment_6357" align="alignleft" width="200" caption="MacFarlane"][/caption] Quote of the week... from Family Guy creator Seth MacFarlane, appearing on last night's season premiere of HBO's Real Time With Bill Maher: “If you’re sitting at home in your undershirt, watching TV, worried about terrorism, and at the same... [ Read more → ]
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‘Jersey Shore’ cast member posts apology for homophobic rant

Friday, February 19, 2010
I've spent more time on Jersey Shore and Ronnie Magro than I care to, but in the interest of equal time, here's is Magro's apology, posted Wednesday on Twitter. Earlier this week, TMZ.com released unaired footage of Magro in an altercation with an unidentified man... [ Read more → ]
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Italian-American group ‘fed up’ with ‘Jersey Shore’ for stereotyping, cast antics

Thursday, February 18, 2010
[caption id="attachment_6268" align="alignleft" width="200" caption="Magro (MTV photo)"][/caption] A national American-Italian group are considering legal action against MTV over their controversial hit Jersey Shore, according to RadarOnline.com. UNICO, the largest Italian American Service Organization in the U.S, said they have consulted attorneys because they are fed-up... [ Read more → ]
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BBC reporter admits to mercy killing of AIDS stricken lover (Video)

Tuesday, February 16, 2010
Award-winning documentary maker Ray Gosling, 70, revealed to TV viewers Monday night he once carried out a mercy killing on a former lover who was suffering from AIDS. Asked whether he had any regrets, he replied: "None whatsoever, I did the right thing." Gosling, 70,... [ Read more → ]
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‘Jersey Shore’ cast member spews gay slurs in homophopic tirade (Video)

Tuesday, February 16, 2010
[caption id="attachment_6127" align="alignleft" width="200" caption="Magro"][/caption]Ronnie Magro from Jersey Shore didn't just fight in front of the cameras -- he also went on a homophobic tirade and spewed anti-gay slurs during an altercation on the boardwalk . And the footage has finally come to light... Reports... [ Read more → ]

Maddow makes no apologies: ‘I can’t do the show as a non-gay person’

Monday, February 15, 2010
[caption id="attachment_6103" align="alignleft" width="200" caption="Maddow"][/caption]A new profile in The Washington Post examines Rachel Maddow's coverage of Don't Ask, Don't Tell and the fine line between activist and cable news host. Columnist Howard Kurtz profiled the openly gay MSNBC news anchor, paying close attention to how... [ Read more → ]
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CBS rejects gay-themed Super Bowl ads; GLAAD calls for explanation

Friday, January 29, 2010
The gay dating website Mancrunch.com is crying foul on CBS for rejecting a commercial that it had hoped would run during the Super Bowl on February 7. In a letter to ManCrunch.com, CBS Standards and Practices said it had reviewed the proposed ad, which would... [ Read more → ]
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Rosie O’Donnell’s new HBO documentary to focus on diverse families

Friday, January 29, 2010
In her new HBO documentary, Rosie O'Donnell brings together a diverse group of families, letting the kids offer their candid and humorous insights about what being a family means. Produced by O'Donnell, who also makes a brief appearance, A Family Is a Family Is a... [ Read more → ]
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‘Amazing Race’ cast includes lesbian couple, gay/straight brothers

Friday, January 22, 2010
A gay/straight brother team and a lesbian couple are among the 11 teams competing in the upcoming 16th season of CBS' The Amazing Race. Daniel and Jordan Pious are brothers from from Barrington, Rhode Island [...] [ Read more → ]
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Is Spike-TV’s ‘Blue Mountain State’ the next guilty gay pleasure?

Saturday, January 16, 2010
Move over "Jersey Shore," the new, original comedy series "Blue Mountain State," may soon boast an even bigger gay following. The football-themed series focuses on what it's like being a freshman at national champion Blue Mountain State, and follows three incoming freshman in a... [ Read more → ]
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ABC makes history with first gay sex scene on daytime television (Video)

Friday, January 1, 2010
[caption id="attachment_4593" align="alignleft" width="300" caption="Brett Claywell, left, and Scott Evans"][/caption] ABC made history this week by airing the first-ever gay sex scene on daytime television. One Life to Live characters Oliver and Kyle (portrayed by Scott Evans and Brett Claywell) engaged in an onscreen love... [ Read more → ]
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HBO’s ‘Big Love’ to explore gay storyline in season four

Saturday, December 19, 2009
Television polygamy drama Big Love returns for a fourth season in January with a gay storyline that is likely to stir up controversy in Mormon circles where homosexual relations are prohibited, reports Reuters. [caption id="attachment_4195" align="alignleft" width="300" caption="Matt Ross plays Alby Grant in 'Big Love'"][/caption]... [ Read more → ]
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Mike ‘The Situation’ is flattered by your big gay crush!

Sunday, December 13, 2009
[caption id="attachment_3999" align="alignleft" width="200" caption="Sorrentino"][/caption] MTV's new guilty pleasure reality show Jersey Shore star Mike Sorrentino (aka "The Situation") has no problem with the attention he gets from gay men. In an exclusive with Marc Malkin of "E!," Sorrentino says: "I'm very confident in being... [ Read more → ]
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