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How 'Empire' Drew On Its Co-Creator's Firsthand Experience With Homophobia

The Huffington Post | Curtis M. Wong | Posted 02.25.2015 | Gay Voices

"Empire" co-creator Danny Strong spoke at length about his smash new series in an interview with HuffPost Live this week. During the chat, Strong ...

Lee Daniels Is Using 'Empire' To 'Blow The Lid Off' Homophobia In The Black Community

The Huffington Post | Cavan Sieczkowski | Posted 01.20.2015 | Gay Voices

Director Lee Daniels is using his new Fox series, "Empire," to shine a light on homophobia in the black community. Daniels was asked about the ant...

WATCH: Why Lee Daniels Wishes He Were Straight

HuffPost Live | Ryan Buxton | Posted 08.22.2013 | HuffPost Live 321

Director Lee Daniels said he is "deeply" hurt when people say he doesn't support African-American women, especially because of the intense connection ...

'Butler' Director Explains Why Gay Black Men 'Can't Come Out'

The Huffington Post | Cavan Sieczkowski | Posted 08.20.2013 | Gay Voices

Openly gay filmmaker Lee Daniels recently discussed his belief that gay men in the black community just "can't come out." The "Butler" director sa...