iOS app Android app

Gay Tv Characters

'Vampire Diaries' Goes Gay

Posted 12.29.2013 | TV

Five seasons in, but "The Vampire Diaries" is finally getting a gay character, reports E! Online. The supernatural drama has seen its share of just...

A Longer Look At 'Looking'

Posted 12.22.2013 | TV

HBO has released another look at "Looking." The latest trailer shows even more of the anticipated series that depicts the lives of young gay men in...

How Gay Couples On TV Are Ushering In An Entirely New Era

Agence France Presse | Sophie Laubie | Posted 02.06.2014 | Gay Voices

Married with two kids? How boringly 20th-century. Blended families and same-sex parents are increasingly vying for space with the nuclear family on th...

'Shahs Of Sunset' Star On Homophobia In The Middle East

Posted 11.07.2013 | Gay Voices

Gay "Shahs of Sunset" castmate Reza Farahan spoke at length about how Middle Eastern attitudes toward homosexuality prompted him to pursue reality TV ...

Are Gay TV Shows Slipping?

AP | LYNN ELBER | Posted 10.11.2013 | Gay Voices

LOS ANGELES -- LOS ANGELES (AP) — Fewer gay and bisexual characters are part of the new broadcast TV season following a record-setting year, while c...

Why Gay-Inclusive TV Shows Are On The Decline

Posted 10.11.2013 | Gay Voices

On the heels of a record-breaking 2012, representations of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) characters on TV are on the decline, accordin...

WATCH: Did Wentworth Miller Play Gay Before Coming Out As Gay?

The Huffington Post | Christopher Rudolph | Posted 08.22.2013 | Gay Voices

Actor and screenwriter Wentworth Miller came out as gay on Wednesday. As the "Prison Break" star settles into his new role as an openly gay man, w...

Curtis M. Wong

Meet The Gay Star Of The Hot NYC Series That's Taking The Web By Storm

HuffingtonPost.com | Curtis M. Wong | Posted 08.18.2013 | Gay Voices

From “Glee” to “Modern Family,” primetime television’s roster of gay characters has become an increasingly full house as of late. So when Dy...

'Real World: San Francisco' Star And AIDS Activist Dies At 44

Posted 08.08.2013 | Gay Voices

AIDS activist Sean Sasser, who shot to prominence in 1994 as the boyfriend of "Real World: San Francisco" housemate Pedro Zamora, has died at 44. ...

Queer Women in TV: Angela Robinson

Natalia Leite | Posted 09.17.2013 | Gay Voices
Natalia Leite

Blatantly advocating for anything inside the mainstream Hollywood paradigm is no easy task, so Angela Robinson (True Blood, D.E.B.S., The L Word, Hung), who champions gay rights while also charming audiences who enjoy pure entertainment, is like a superhero.

Eric McCormack On The Groundbreaking Gay Legacy Of 'Will & Grace'

Posted 07.15.2013 | Gay Voices

Actor Eric McCormack spoke at length about the long-lasting impact of "Will & Grace" in an appearance on HuffPost Live. Pointing to the series' in...

WATCH: 'True Blood' Lathers Up In Latest Gay Scene

The Huffington Post | Christopher Rudolph | Posted 07.08.2013 | Gay Voices

Last night's "True Blood" featured a close shave between Jason Stackhouse (played by Ryan Kwanten) and Ben, a faerie, who while both shirtless in the ...

Queer Women in TV: Jamie Babbit

Alexandra Roxo | Posted 08.18.2013 | Gay Voices
Alexandra Roxo

As two queer female filmmakers, we were interested in doing a series of interviews with queer women in the TV world. Over the next month we will be chatting with amazing women who have penned and directed your favorite shows. We decided to start with writer/director Jamie Babbit.

Eric McCormack Reveals What He Thinks Will From 'Will & Grace' Would Be Doing Today

The Huffington Post | Glennisha Morgan | Posted 06.11.2013 | Gay Voices

Eric McCormack recently chatted with Uinterview.com about his new role on TNT's "Perception". During the interview, the actor compared his charact...

'The Fosters' Star Discusses Playing A Lesbian And How Real Lesbians Have Reacted

The Huffington Post | Glennisha Morgan | Posted 06.12.2013 | Gay Voices

Sherri Saum of ABC Family's new sitcom, "The Fosters," which boasts Jennifer Lopez as executive producer, recently chatted with Elixher.com. Durin...

Randee Heller, Mad Men's Miss Blankenship, Played American Television's First Recurring Lesbian Role

Taylor Cole Miller | Posted 07.28.2013 | Gay Voices
Taylor Cole Miller

Before she was incensing Don Draper, Heller created controversy with a nine-episode arc of the half-hour hit '70s sitcom Soap as American broadcast's first recurring lesbian character, Alice. I had the opportunity to speak with Heller about the show and her part in it.

The Night Ellen Came Out on TV

Emma Tattenbaum-Fine | Posted 07.28.2013 | Gay Voices
Emma Tattenbaum-Fine

The night Ellen came out, I felt like my family got an invitation to the party. It hadn't occurred to me that we'd been excluded thus far, but now I saw it. The price of inclusion was noticing that all along we hadn't been included.

Anti-Gay Group Claims Responsibility For 'New Normal' Cancellation

Posted 05.16.2013 | Gay Voices

A conservative and notoriously anti-gay group is claiming responsibility for the cancellation of the NBC series "The New Normal." Joe. My. God cit...

Are You The Ultimate 'Golden Girls' Fan?

The Huffington Post | Christopher Rudolph | Posted 05.14.2013 | Gay Voices

Another lonely Friday night while all your friends are out galavanting on Fire Island or painting P-Town pink? Well don't get your granny panties in a...

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.

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

Posted 05.13.2013 | Gay 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...

'The New Normal' Star On The Show's Cancelation

The Huffington Post | Gustavo Heredia | Posted 05.13.2013 | Gay Voices

NBC's "The New Normal" was canceled on Friday. The comedy, starring Andrew Rannells, Justin Bartha, Ellen Barkin and NeNe Leakes, got the axe from th...

Sean Hayes To Return To NBC In New Gay Sitcom

The Huffington Post | Christopher Rudolph | Posted 05.10.2013 | Gay Voices

It looks as if Sean Hayes may have a lifelong contract with NBC. Since his Emmy-winning turn as Jack Macfarland on the hit sitcom "Will & Grace" e...

The Gay Internet Smash That's Taking Vietnam By Storm

Agence France Presse | Tran Thi Minh Ha | Posted 06.29.2013 | Gay Voices

Vietnam's first gay sitcom has become a YouTube sensation, racking up millions of views as support for legalising same-sex marriage strengthens within...

Definitely Not 'The Brady Bunch'

Posted 04.17.2013 | TV

One of ABC Family's upcoming series "The Fosters" is already earning a lot of attention. The series, executive produced by Jennifer Lopez, centers...