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Amazon's 'Transparent' Is Officially Getting A Second Season

The Huffington Post | Erin Whitney | Posted 10.09.2014 | Entertainment

Our dreams have come true: Amazon has renewed Jill Soloway's "Transparent" for a second season. The new series, which debuted its first full season...

Erin Whitney

We Need To Talk About 'Transparent'

HuffingtonPost.com | Erin Whitney | Posted 10.03.2014 | Entertainment

We fell in love with the pilot of Amazon's "Transparent" when it aired back in February. We then raved about it and implored you to binge-watch it whe...

Meet Two of the Trans Minds Behind the Groundbreaking New Show 'Transparent'

Diana Tourjee | Posted 09.26.2014 | Gay Voices
Diana Tourjee

Transparent is an early triumph for the transgender community in film. It is a bridge between worlds, where the tender underbelly of culture has been upturned. Without a careful hand in its creation, it is a story that could never have been told.

Amazon's 'Transparent' Finally Has A Trailer, And It's Amazing

The Huffington Post | Erin Whitney | Posted 08.27.2014 | Entertainment

You may have heard about "Transparent," the new show from Amazon Studios starring Jeffrey Tambor. Back in February, Amazon released a handful of or...

Could A Beloved 'Walking Dead' Character Be Gay?

The Huffington Post | James Nichols | Posted 08.15.2014 | Gay Voices

Could speculation about a main "Walking Dead" character being gay be true? Fans of the popular AMC zombie show have long questioned the sexuality o...

LOOK: Iran Remade 'Modern Family' Frame By Frame But One BIG Thing Is Missing

The Huffington Post | James Nichols | Posted 07.02.2014 | Gay Voices

Well, this certainly is disheartening. Iranian TV has impressively remade American TV classic "Modern Family" essentially frame by frame -- except ...

Is 'Transparent' The Next 'Orange Is The New Black'?

Erin Whitney | Posted 04.09.2014 | TV
Erin Whitney

From creator Jill Soloway ("United States of Tara," "Six Feet Under"), "Transparent" is a half hour dramedy about a transgender parent. From the pilot alone, it's clear that it has the potential to be the best show of 2014, to adopt a huge following similar to "Orange Is the New Black," and even change LGBT television in a bigger, bolder way than "Orange" has.

WATCH: Things Get Dicey In The Season Finale Of 'Whatever This Is.'

Posted 12.18.2013 | Gay Voices

The team behind the acclaimed, queer-friendly web series "Whatever this is." is capping off 2013 with an explosive season finale. The sixth episod...

WATCH: Actor Who Plays Trans Character On 'Glee' Has A Few Words For Bill O'Reilly

The Huffington Post | James Nichols | Posted 11.22.2013 | Gay Voices

Alex Newell, the actor who plays the groundbreaking transgender character Wade "Unique" Adams on "Glee," sat down with Fusion's Alicia Menendez this w...

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.

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 ...

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.

'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...

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...

LGBT Television Characters At Record High, Report Finds

AP | FRAZIER MOORE | Posted 12.05.2012 | Gay Voices

NEW YORK — The number of gay and bisexual characters on scripted broadcast network TV is at its highest-ever level in the season ahead, accordin...

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.

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.

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.

The Gay Carla

Jeffery Self | Posted 12.19.2011 | Gay Voices
Jeffery Self

America is ready for more than just gay best friends, gay assistants, gay relatives and gay hairstylists. It's time for a world where we're more than todays' version of Carla on Cheers, but the Sams and the Dianes, or even the Rebeccas.

A Whole New World for Gay Youth

James Peron | Posted 12.04.2011 | Gay Voices
James Peron

We now have a generation of gay kids who have always known they are not alone, and they can't go back into the closet; they were never there to begin with. Even before dealing with their own sexual orientation, they knew there were others.

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 ...