iOS app Android app

Gay Tv Characters

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

The Huffington Post | Gustavo Heredia | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer 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 02.02.2016 | Queer 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 02.02.2016 | Queer 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...

Valerie Harper's Landmark 'Gay' Move

Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

In a new interview, Valerie Harper shares her thoughts about being one of the first stars to utter the word "gay" on TV. Speaking on an episode of...

WATCH: Carson Kressley On The Cultural Impact Of 'Queer Eye'

Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

Fresh off his off-Broadway debut in "NEWSical The Musical," Carson Kressley nonetheless took time to look back on his "Queer Eye For The Straight Guy...

Meet The Teen Carrie Bradshaw's First Gay Pal

The Huffington Post | Glennisha Morgan | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

By the time she hit her 30s, Carrie Bradshaw had Stanford Blatch, her fabulous gay talent agent best friend in HBO's hit show, "Sex and The City." But...

WATCH: New Series Follows Lesbians Down South

The Huffington Post | Glennisha Morgan | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

“Girl Play TV” fills the void of leading fictional black lesbian characters with masculine-centered or identified women. The New Orleans-based sho...

Jaimie Etkin

This Week's 'Grey's Anatomy' Is 'Devastating' For Arizona

HuffingtonPost.com | Jaimie Etkin | Posted 01.25.2013 | TV

On this week's installment of "Grey's Anatomy," phantom limb syndrome takes over Arizona Robbins (Jessica Capshaw) and the pediatric surgeon -- who ha...

Curtis M. Wong

'The New Normal' Star Talks Same-Sex Parenting And Playing Gay On TV

HuffingtonPost.com | Curtis M. Wong | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

Justin Bartha will don a pink feather boa, make-up and even a tiara on a new episode of "The New Normal" which tackles the ever-relevant topic of stay...

WATCH: Is It The End Of The World On 'EastSiders'?

Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

A new web series is taking a dark, comic look at one gay couple's relationship. In "EastSiders," writer/director Kit Williamson stars as Cal, a ga...

BBC Impresses Need To Diversify Gay Characters

Posted 12.14.2012 | TV

A new study from the BBC has the network realizing the need to do more than just put gay characters on screen -- it needs to diversity them. The BB...

WATCH: 'Downton Abbey' Star Discusses The Show's 'Man-On-Man Action'

Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

Joy Behar grilled "Downton Abbey" star Rob James-Collier about participating in the show's gay love scenes during an appearance on "The View" this wee...

WATCH: A Sneak Peek At Logo's Latest Comedy Series

Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

"Vicky & Lysander" doesn't officially premiere until Dec. 19, but you can get a sneak peek at Logo TV's latest online comedy series exclusively on Huf...

WATCH: Gay 'Real World' Star Gets Steamy In New TV Series

Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

[Warning: The above video may not be suitable for viewing in sensitive/work situations.] The Logo series "DTLA" is wrapping up 2012 with a bang -- ...

Meet Hollywood's New Gay Villains

The Wrap | Tim Molloy | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

Meet the new gay villains of television and film: If their wrists are bent, it's probably to cut someone's throat. Far from their limp-wristed, lis...

LOOK: Bizarre 'Will & Grace' Complaint Letter From 'Ex-Gay' Pundit Emerges

Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

Twelve years after a controversial "Will & Grace" episode, a bizarre letter of complaint from a "former gay man" has emerged. Produced in 2000, th...

Gay TV Has Surprising Impact On Marriage Equality Views -- But It's Not All Positive

Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

The visibility of openly gay characters on hit TV shows like "Glee," "The New Normal" and "Modern Family" is having a direct impact on audiences' stan...

WATCH: Gay Sex Scene Planned For 'Days Of Our Lives'

Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

Things between gay "Days of our Lives" characters Will and Sonny are about to heat up. Fans of the show will be thrilled to learn that the pair w...

'Will & Grace' Actress Reveals Surprising Fact About Co-Star That Almost Changed The Show

Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

"Will & Grace" is often cited as a pioneering sitcom in terms of its portrayal of openly gay characters and relationships. But one of the show's stars...

The Most LGBT-Inclusive TV Network Is...

Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

Great news for "America's Next Top Model" fans: the CW was deemed TV's top broadcast network for LGBT-inclusive programming for the third year in a ro...

We Need More Than 'Glee'

Amelia | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Amelia

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.

Anti-Bullying Subplot And Gay Romance Coming To Popular Soap

Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

Iconic daytime soap opera "Days Of Our Lives" is set to break fresh ground with an anti-gay bullying storyline. San Diego Gay & Lesbian News repor...

Words and Images Do, In Fact, Matter

Lester Alemán | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Lester Alemán

As children become teens, we've prepared them with mixed messages of love and hate. Pair that with the complexity of identity development and we have the perfect recipe for bullying.

The Part That Movies Play

Peter DeWitt | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Peter DeWitt

When our LGBT youth watch television and movies, we want them to see characters they would be proud of, not tragic figures who are surrounded by negative circumstances. They deserve to see normal, everyday characters who happen to be gay.