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The Gay Best Friend Must Die

Tré Easton | Posted 02.27.2015 | Gay Voices
Tré Easton

No dear, I don't know why the guy you're into won't text you back. (I still haven't figured that out for my own purposes.) And, for the love of all that is good and HOLY: I am not -- repeat, NOT -- an honorary girl.

'Girls' Star On The Experience Of Shooting His First Onscreen Handjob

The Huffington Post | Curtis M. Wong | Posted 01.16.2015 | Gay Voices

Andrew Rannells recalled his experience shooting an onscreen handjob for a scene in a new episode of "Girls" during an interview with Seth Meyers this...

Lena Dunham-Liza Minnelli Mix-Up On E! Was Joke

The Huffington Post | Stephanie Marcus | Posted 01.14.2015 | Entertainment

UPDATE: It turns out that while E! News didn't actually confuse Lena Dunham for Liza Minnelli, they did mistake actress Shelby Steele for "Game of Thr...

From Dexter to Drag: Michael C. Hall Talks Broadway, Playing Gay Characters and His Childhood

Dustin Fitzharris | Posted 02.10.2015 | Gay Voices
Dustin Fitzharris

When you see Hall on stage, he's full of piss and vinegar, but as he sits in his dressing room, barefoot and in jeans, a T-shirt and painted nails, he's reflective and gentle. He chooses his words so carefully that you can't help but hang on to every one.

A-Sides with Jon Chattman: Hedwig Co-Creator Stephen Trask Turns Up the "Midnight Radio" With Exclusive Interview and Performance

Jon Chattman | Posted 01.24.2015 | Entertainment
Jon Chattman

My father is a Broadway junkie. He can't get enough, and it's been that way for decades. Often times when I go with him to a show, I know he's "into" ...

Andrew Rannells Gears Up To Replace NPH In 'Hedwig'

The Huffington Post | Curtis M. Wong | Posted 08.15.2014 | Gay Voices

Andrew Rannells discussed his forthcoming stint as an "East German transgender struggling rock star" in Broadway's "Hedwig and the Angry Inch" with Ji...

Here's Your Glorious, Sparkly First Glimpse Of Andrew Rannells As Hedwig

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 07.18.2014 | Arts

We didn't think anyone could possible take the place of the almighty force that is Neil Patrick Harris in his epic Tony Award-winning role as Hedwig i...

'Girls' And 'New Normal' Star Gets Back To His Musical Roots

The Huffington Post | Curtis M. Wong | Posted 03.25.2014 | Gay Voices

His fine work on "Girls" and the underappreciated "New Normal" might endear him to TV audiences nationwide, but Andrew Rannells proved he's still ever...

WATCH: Major LGBT Figures Talk Representation In The Media

Posted 01.23.2014 | Gay Voices

In conjunction with the upcoming announcement of GLAAD's 2014 media awards nominations, the "It Gets Better Project" and Google+ held a hangout with p...

How Marshall Met The Mother

Jessica Goodman | Posted 02.16.2014 | TV
Jessica Goodman

"Bass Player Wanted" opened what I'm hoping will be a door to a different kind of final season, focused on the mother, the gang and the big stuff. It was the last episode of 2013, the midseason finale, and it was lovely.

Hannah's Gay Ex-Boyfriend Is Staying Around

Posted 10.29.2013 | TV

Andrew Rannells is set to become a series regular on "Girls" if the series is picked up for Season 4, according to Deadline. Playing Dunham's gay e...

Watch Stars Mock Their Canceled Shows At The Tonys

Posted 06.10.2013 | TV

Many Broadway stars have made the transition to TV recently, but for the majority of them, it didn't exactly work out. At Sunday night's 2013 Tony ...

Do Stage Actors Have A Future On TV?

AP | MARK KENNEDY | Posted 07.15.2013 | TV

NEW YORK — The slow, lingering demise of "Smash" has felt more like a punch to the gut to the folks on Broadway. The TV series about the making...

May-day! TV's Big Gay Bloodbath

Derek Hartley | Posted 07.13.2013 | Gay Voices
Derek Hartley

Manhattan is awash with TV folks in town for the upfronts, the annual ritual in which the networks present their fall schedules to advertisers in hopes of wooing big bucks. It is too early to tell which network will be the big winner, but this year there is a clear loser: gay characters.

Bryan & David's 'Big Day'

The Huffington Post | Laura Prudom | Posted 04.01.2013 | TV

"The New Normal" is staging an hourlong season finale on Tuesday, April 2 (9 p.m. ET on NBC), which sees Bryan (Andrew Rannells) and David (Justin Bar...

Elijah's Coming Back To 'Girls'

Posted 02.28.2013 | TV

Andrew Rannells is coming back to "Girls." Rannells revealed Thursday that he would be returning for the HBO comedy's third season as Elijah after...

Girls Episode 4: "We're All Adults Here"

Margaret Wheeler Johnson | Posted 03.31.2013 | Women
Margaret Wheeler Johnson

"I don't know what the next year of my life is going to be like at all ... sometimes I just wish someone should tell me ... this is how the rest of your life should look."

Girls Season 2 Premiere on HBO: A Messy, Awkward Letdown

Wendy Widom | Posted 03.17.2013 | TV
Wendy Widom

Girls is one of the funniest, grittiest, and most endearing shows I have ever watched. Lena Dunham is my hero. And that is why it pains me to say this: The season premiere was a big, messy, awkward letdown.

Alex Moaba

So ... About That 'Girls' Sex Scene

HuffingtonPost.com | Alex Moaba | Posted 01.14.2013 | TV

While Lena Dunham and "Girls" were taking over the Golden Globes on Sunday night, the HBO comedy's second season premiered on HBO and wasted no time g...

'Are We Okay?'

Margaret Wheeler Johnson | Posted 03.15.2013 | Women
Margaret Wheeler Johnson

Season 1 left us with so many questions. The first episode of Season 2 couldn't begin to answer all of them, but it certainly gave us A LOT to discuss...

'The New Normal' Star Is A 'Purebred' Gay

Posted 01.12.2013 | Gay Voices

Andrew Rannells' character on the HBO series "Girls" might be interested in messing around with women, but Rannells himself is a "purebred" gay. I...

Alex Moaba

Andrew Rannells Leaving 'Girls'

HuffingtonPost.com | Alex Moaba | Posted 01.09.2013 | TV

Andrew Rannells has had a busy couple of years. He went from a Tony-nominated Broadway performance in "The Book Of Mormon" to being cast in the recurr...

Laura Prudom

Matt Bomer Talks 'The New Normal'

HuffingtonPost.com | Laura Prudom | Posted 01.08.2013 | TV

"The New Normal" is back (Tuesday, January 8 at 9:30 p.m. EST on NBC), and the Ryan Murphy comedy is certainly starting 2013 the right way with guest ...

The 'Girls' Guys Tease Cocaine, Romance & More In Season 2

Posted 12.18.2012 | TV

With Season 2 of "Girls" less than a month away, Hannah, Marnie, Jessa and Shoshanna aren't the only characters coming up in conversation. Series ...

First Look: Matt Bomer As Bryan's Ex On 'The New Normal'

Posted 12.03.2012 | TV

Thanks to the magic of Twitter, we've got our first look at Matt Bomer's guest spot on NBC's "The New Normal," courtesy of executive producer Ali Adle...