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Erin Whitney

Amazon's 'Transparent' Is This Year's Best New Show

HuffingtonPost.com | Erin Whitney | Posted 09.29.2014 | Entertainment

The urge to define Amazon’s newest original series, “Transparent,” as just a show about a transgender parent coming out to her family is strong,...

Erin Whitney

Natasha Lyonne Doesn't Want Us To Call 'Gay' Movies Gay

HuffingtonPost.com | Erin Whitney | Posted 09.05.2014 | Entertainment

These days, Natasha Lyonne is most loved for her portrayal of Nicky Nichols on Netflix’s “Orange Is the New Black." But 14 years ago, Lyonne playe...

Is Arnold Schwarzenegger's Character In 'Expendables 3' Gay?

The Huffington Post | James Nichols | Posted 08.18.2014 | Gay Voices

A recent interview with "Expendables 3" director Patrick Hughes has left the Internet wondering: does Arnold Schwarzenegger's character in the film sh...

'How to Train Your Dragon' Character Will Come Out As Gay In Sequel

The Huffington Post | Curtis M. Wong | Posted 05.21.2014 | Gay Voices

A beloved "How to Train Your Dragon" character will come out as gay in a sequel to the 2010 animated smash. Writer-director Dean DeBlois told E! N...

Why 'Two And A Half Men' Star Says Playing A Lesbian Is A 'Secondary Conversation'

Posted 09.19.2013 | Gay Voices

Amber Tamblyn may be playing a lesbian in the new season of "Two and a Half Men," but the actress says her role is not meant to be a political stateme...

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...

Non-Partisan Television: LGBT Stories Are Moving Into New Territory

Matt_Kane | Posted 10.31.2012 | Gay Voices
Matt_Kane

The History Channel posted the lowest percentage of LGBT-inclusive content of any network tracked in this year's NRI, with only 3 percent containing any kind of LGBT impression. It's a world of difference from TLC, where 20 percent of programming contained some kind of LGBT impression.

Adult Swim's 'Venture Bros.' Co-Creators Talk Gay Characters, The Upcoming Season And Gay Sex

Huffington Post | Kevin Burra | Posted 07.11.2012 | Gay Voices

At San Diego's Comic Con 2012, which kicks off tomorrow, Doc Hammer and Jackson Publick, the co-creators of Adult Swim's "Venture Bros.", will be spea...

In Honor Of The 2012 Electronic Entertainment Expo, 10 LGBT Video Game Characters

Huffington Post | Kevin Burra | Posted 06.07.2012 | Gay Voices

The 2012 Electronic Entertainment Expo (E3) is underway this week, which means millions of gamers around the world are salivating over industry update...

The Part That Movies Play

Peter DeWitt | Posted 06.27.2012 | Gay 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.

Lee Hernandez

WATCH: Glee's Naya Rivera On Gay Latino Roles On TV

HuffingtonPost.com | Lee Hernandez | Posted 03.26.2012 | Latino Voices

We caught up with half-Puerto Rican actress Naya Rivera backstage at the GLAAD Awards on Saturday night in New York City. The gorgeous and sweet actre...

The Preponderance of Flatscreen TVs Doesn't Mean LGBT Characters of Color Have to Flatline

Tina Mabry | Posted 02.18.2012 | Gay Voices
Tina Mabry

A string of TV series that portray well-rounded LGBT characters has helped challenge stereotypes and set the table for acceptance. Unfortunately, there have not been many TV series that portray LGBT African Americans.

PHOTOS: Which Networks Are The Most Gay-Friendly?

Posted 11.28.2011 | Media

The 2011-2012 television season is out, and Fox is leading the way with the highest number of LGBT characters of the major networks. According to ...