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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...

'New Normal' Star On Being An Unexpected Gay Activist

AP | NICOLE EVATT | Posted 06.02.2013 | Gay Voices

LOS ANGELES — Justin Bartha never set out to make a political statement when signing on to play a gay, expectant father on NBC's "The New Normal...

Valerie Harper's Landmark 'Gay' Move

Posted 03.11.2013 | Gay 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 02.13.2013 | Gay 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 02.05.2013 | Gay 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 01.30.2013 | Gay 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 10.04.2013 | Gay 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 12.21.2012 | Gay 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 12.13.2012 | Gay 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 12.05.2012 | Gay 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...