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New television ads for Chevrolet featuring same-sex couples aired during Friday and Saturday's  Olympics coverage.

Chevrolet plans Olympics TV ads featuring diverse cast, gay families

Friday, February 7, 2014
During the U.S. broadcast of the opening ceremony of the 2014 Winter Olympics on Friday, Chevrolet will join Coca-Cola in in running television advertisements with diverse casts that include gay families. [ Read more → ]
Justin BarthaPhoto: Matt Sayles, Invision/AP

‘The New Normal’ star Justin Bartha: An unexpected activist

Monday, April 1, 2013
LOS ANGELES — Justin Bartha never set out to make a political statement when signing on to play a gay, expectant father on NBC's "The New Normal." "It's interesting that television really has swayed the conversation," Bartha said of the same-sex marriage debate. "You're just trying to make entertainment." [ Read more → ]

Amazon releases new Kindle television ad with a gay twist (Video)

Wednesday, February 20, 2013
Online retailer Amazon has released a new television ad for its Kindle Paperwhite e-readers, this time with a gay twist. [ Read more → ]
Kevin Clash

Accuser retracts claim he had underage sex with Elmo puppeteer Kevin Clash

Tuesday, November 13, 2012
The man who accused "Sesame Street" puppeteer Kevin Clash of having a sexual encounter with him when he was 16, has retracted his statements. [ Read more → ]
Kevin Clash

Sesame Street’s ‘voice of Elmo’ accused of sexual relationship with minor

Monday, November 12, 2012
Kevin Clash -- the openly gay actor who voices Sesame Street's Muppet character Elmo -- has taken a leave of absence to fight accusations that he had a sexual relationship with an underage male. [ Read more → ]

Hal Sparks, from ‘Queer As Folk’ to real-life role as comedian, straight ally

Sunday, August 26, 2012
Hal Sparks burst into stardom while playing the role of Michael Novotney in “Queer As Folk” (QAF), the controversial but popular series that ran on Showtime from 2000 to 2005. He was one of the straight guys to be cast as a key gay character on QAF, and playing the role gave him a huge public platform to discuss why he is an outspoken straight ally of the LGBT community. [ Read more → ]
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