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'Nashville' Actor Chris Carmack On Why He Wanted To Play Gay 'Right'

The Huffington Post | Kira Brekke | Posted 07.07.2015 | Gay Voices

It was a big moment when country star Will Lexington came out as gay in the season 3 finale of ABC's hit show "Nashville," and the actor behind the ro...

How Jennifer Beals' 'Intense Sense Of Otherness' Prepared Her For 'The L Word'

The Huffington Post | Curtis M. Wong | Posted 06.16.2015 | Gay Voices

"Proof" star Jennifer Beals looked back at her time on Showtime's groundbreaking lesbian and bisexual-themed series, "The L Word," in an interview wit...

How Playing A Gay Man On 'Modern Family' Changed Eric Stonestreet's Life

The Huffington Post | Curtis M. Wong | Posted 05.20.2015 | Gay Voices

Eric Stonestreet may not have known anyone who was openly gay during his adolescent years in Kansas, but his Emmy-winning "Modern Family" turn quickly...

Catch A Sneak Peek At Tonight's Steamy 'Cucumber' Episode

The Huffington Post | Curtis M. Wong | Posted 04.20.2015 | Gay Voices

New episodes of the gay-themed British companion shows "Cucumber" and "Banana" air tonight on Logo TV -- and we've got a sneak peek! Russell T. Da...

Why I'm Wild About Looking

Lev Raphael | Posted 05.25.2015 | Entertainment
Lev Raphael

It's official. HBO canceled Looking, which is bad news for fans of something different. The Season 2 finale typified everything I loved about this show: its subtlety. I think that's one major reason it flew under the radar and even garnered an amazing amount of invective and derision from some viewers.

Jonathan Groff Reveals The 'Looking' Scene That's Hardest For Him To Watch

The Huffington Post | Curtis M. Wong | Posted 03.24.2015 | Gay Voices

"Looking" star Jonathan Groff dropped by HuffPost Live this week, revealing (among other things) the scene in the HBO series which he finds most diffi...

Debi Mazar: 'Dumb' Dolce & Gabbana Remark May Have Been 'Lost In Translation'

The Huffington Post | Curtis M. Wong | Posted 03.18.2015 | Gay Voices

Debi Mazar said she feels "a responsibility to the gay community" in playing a lesbian character on TVLand's "Younger." The series, which also star...

'Walking Dead' Star Norman Reedus Says He Would've 'Rocked' Gay Storyline

The Huffington Post | Cavan Sieczkowski | Posted 03.06.2015 | Entertainment

Norman Reedus might not have the opportunity to play out a gay storyline on "The Walking Dead," but if he did, he'd rock it. The actor discussed h...

There's Controversy Over This Kiss Between Two 13-Year-Old Boys On ABC Family

The Huffington Post | Cavan Sieczkowski | Posted 03.05.2015 | Gay Voices

ABC Family made history when two 13-year-old characters shared a same-sex kiss on the show "The Fosters." However, with broken ground came angry tweet...

'Looking' Star Reveals What It's Like To Shoot Sex Scenes With Jonathan Groff

The Huffington Post | Curtis M. Wong | Posted 01.15.2015 | Gay Voices

"Looking" star Raúl Castillo shed some insight into the hit HBO series' steamy sex scenes in an appearance on HuffPost Live this week. Castillo, ...

Why Tyler Ritter's Gay Character On 'The McCarthys' Could Break New Ground

The Huffington Post | Curtis M. Wong | Posted 11.03.2014 | Gay Voices

Actor Tyler Ritter is following in his father's television comedy footsteps with "The McCarthys." Still, he hopes the CBS series' subtle treatment of ...

Why 2014 Is A Monumental Year For LGBT Characters On TV

The Huffington Post | Curtis M. Wong | Posted 10.02.2014 | Gay Voices

MTV, ABC Family and HBO officials have an extra special reason to celebrate today, as the three networks received "Excellent" ratings on GLAAD's Netwo...

So Fetch! 'Looking' Just Added A Great New Gay Star

The Huffington Post | Curtis M. Wong | Posted 08.28.2014 | Gay Voices

Best known for his role as "almost-too-gay-to-function" Damian in 2004's "Mean Girls," actor Daniel Franzese is joining HBO's gay-themed series, "Look...

Could A Beloved 'Walking Dead' Character Be Gay?

The Huffington Post | James Nichols | Posted 08.15.2014 | Gay Voices

Could speculation about a main "Walking Dead" character being gay be true? Fans of the popular AMC zombie show have long questioned the sexuality o...

'Modern Family' Star Reveals Whether His Gay Character Is A Top Or A Bottom

The Huffington Post | Curtis M. Wong | Posted 07.24.2014 | Gay Voices

Emmy Award-winning actor Eric Stonestreet dropped by HuffPost Live this week, where he sounded off on his gay "Modern Family" character, Cam Tucker. ...

LOOK: Iran Remade 'Modern Family' Frame By Frame But One BIG Thing Is Missing

The Huffington Post | James Nichols | Posted 07.02.2014 | Gay Voices

Well, this certainly is disheartening. Iranian TV has impressively remade American TV classic "Modern Family" essentially frame by frame -- except ...

'Vampire Diaries' Casts Its First Gay Lead Character

Posted 02.20.2014 | TV

It's a first for "The Vampire Diaries." After five seasons, The CW supernatural series is getting a prominent gay character, according to E! Online...

And The 2014 GLAAD Media Award Nominees Are...

Posted 01.30.2014 | Gay Voices

Honoring outstanding images of the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) community, the 2014 GLAAD Award nominees were announced to great fanf...

WATCH: Disney Channel's First Lesbian Moms Debut

Posted 01.27.2014 | Gay Voices

The Disney Channel just introduced its first-ever lesbian couple on the series "Good Luck Charlie." As TV Guide pointed out: In the storyline,...

On 'Homoignorance' and the Disturbing Novelty of Looking

DJ Louie XIV | Posted 03.29.2014 | Gay Voices
DJ Louie XIV

The first time through, as we reached one of the more sexually explicit scenes in the pilot -- a threesome between one of the leads, his boyfriend and a (male) (gorgeous) third party -- my sister turned to me and marveled, "Whoa, gay guys have threesomes?" I looked at her dumbfounded.

Weeklings!: Things No Gay Would Say (VIDEO)

Louis Virtel | Posted 03.24.2014 | Gay Voices
Louis Virtel

2014-01-23-weeklingslookingvidsmall.pngI'm so excited for the first season of Looking, HBO's new series about gay pals in San Francisco, that I've decided to help the writers out. I'm offering some tips on gay dialogue -- namely, how not to write it.

'Looking' at Relationships. How HBO's New Series Lays Bare Our Struggle to Find Sex and Love

Carl Sandler | Posted 03.24.2014 | Gay Voices
Carl Sandler

It's a process that all of us must ultimately figure out as we stumble headfirst into adulthood, leaving our conflicted younger selves behind, where they belong.

Why 'Looking' Isn't The Gay 'Girls' Or 'SATC'

Posted 01.25.2014 | Gay Voices

"Looking" stars Jonathan Groff, Frankie J. Alvarez and Murray Bartlett spoke at length about the hotly anticipated new HBO series in a revealing new i...

'Looking' Star Says He's Glad To Play Gay

Evening Standard, London | | Posted 03.10.2014 | Gay Voices

Russell Tovey, one of Britain’s few openly gay actors, has made a career of playing loveable straight blokes. He was waiting for a role that would m...

Why This Pundit Is Worried About The Effect 'Glee' Is Having On America's Youth

Posted 01.23.2014 | Gay Voices

"Glee" has angered a number of conservative groups and figures over the years, and now, one notoriously right-wing pundit is speaking out against the ...