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Megan Mullally: Gay-Bashing Was 'Built In' To 'Will & Grace' Scripts

HuffPost Live | Ryan Buxton | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

Eight years after ending its iconic run on NBC, "Will & Grace" is still regarded as an essential cultural game-changer for the representation of gay c...

'How to Train Your Dragon' Character Will Come Out As Gay In Sequel

The Huffington Post | Curtis M. Wong | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

A beloved "How to Train Your Dragon" character will come out as gay in a sequel to the 2010 animated smash. Writer-director Dean DeBlois told E! N...

'Buffy The Vampire Slayer' Star Talks Playing Gay And Lesbian Following

Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

"How I Met Your Mother" star Alyson Hannigan spoke at length about her "Buffy the Vampire Slayer" days in an interview with HuffPost Live, recalling h...

Just My Type

Jake Silbermann | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Jake Silbermann

Am I afraid of being type cast as Gay? Depends what you mean. Am I afraid of pursuing roles where the characters challenge and fascinate me? Yes. I'm terrified. That's why I love what I do.

Is This 'The New Normal' for Family Sitcoms?

Molly Fosco | Posted 12.17.2012 | TV
Molly Fosco

Do these sitcoms have a hidden agenda to help rid America of homophobia? Or are these gay characters simply just funny to watch?

Invisible Men: Why It Matters That There Are No Black Male Couples On TV

Rob Stephenson | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Rob Stephenson

Gay couples on TV allow gay men to see themselves reflected in the larger culture, and normalize them to others. Where are the role models for African American gay male couples on TV?

We Need More Than 'Glee'

Amelia | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

When my 7-year-old son announced to us that he is gay, the last thing I thought about was television. But as he has continued to hold firm to this identity, I have become aware of the lack of gay characters in the television shows and movies he likes to watch.

Will Any Gay Characters Return To Mad Men?, From Jon Hamm (WATCH)

Posted 09.03.2013 | Home

Jon Hamm, star of the hit television show "Mad Men", talks about Bryan Batt and his character Sal Romano. And, he leaves us wondering, will we be seei...

Happy Endings and Gay PDA in Prime Time

Lelia Nebeker | Posted 04.10.2012 | TV
Lelia Nebeker

In case you hadn't noticed, America is still a little homophobic, and its homophobia is much more pronounced when it comes to PDA between gay men on TV than when it's between women.

LGBT-Inclusive Programs Hit Ratings High

Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

Fans of shows like "Glee," "Modern Family" and "The Good Wife" helped television broadcasters reach a new milestone, as a new Nielsen study revealed t...

Study: More Gay Characters On TV... See List...

Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

By Frazier Moore, Associated Press; Slideshow of gay characters by Huffington Post NEW YORK — The number of gay and bisexual characters on scripted...