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CNN talk show host Piers Morgan brought Janet Mock, a writer and transgender woman, back to his show on Wednesday night to follow up on their discussion the night before. Don't miss Janet Mock's new Metro Weekly interview (Photo by Aaron Tredwell) After their pre-recorded interview was broadcast, Mock took to Twitter to express some dissatisfaction with the innacurate, on-screen title card ... [Read]

YouTube star "Fred" tells the world he is gay

Posted by JD Uy
August 20, 2013 10:53 PM |
Lucas Cruikshank came out today on his YouTube channel. If the actor's name is not familiar, his goofy alter ego "Fred" likely crossed your computer or TV screen at some point. Fred Figglehorn, a squeaky voiced, turbo-charged character who appeals to children has had nearly one billion views on YouTube. His fame has been broadcast to a wider audience through two movies, ... [Read]

Update Nov. 8, 2013(Episode 16): The final episode of America's Next Top Model began with an improptu elimination among the three remaining challengers -- Jourdan, Cory and Marvin. Unfortunately, Cory's chance at becoming the first gay, male Top Model came to a quick end. He responded by saying: "I know that, now, I can just be myself out on the ... [Read]

GLAAD reports that BET released the following statement about an "unfortunate" incident regarding the feminine attire of celebrity blogger B. Scott that took place during the BET Awards Pre-Show this past Sunday: "BET Networks embraces global diversity in all its forms and seeks to maintain an inclusive workforce and a culture that values all perspectives and backgrounds. The incident with ... [Read]

A TV news anchor in Minneapolis, Minnesota flubbed the word "flag" this week, uttering the anti-gay slur "fag" instead. In a video that is circulating online, he is shown promoting upcoming stories. At first, he is seen talking about an issue related to the Pledge of Allegiance, then talks about a different story involving the Twin Cities Pride celebration. The anchor, ... [Read]

''I don't think of dying. I think of being here now.'' Actress Valerie Harper, 73, as quoted by People magazine regarding her diagnosis of terminal brain cancer.  Harper is best known for her role as the 1970s TV character Rhoda Morgenstern on the Mary Tyler Moore Show and its spin-off, Rhoda. In the mid-1980s she starred in the family sitcom Valerie, and since ... [Read]

'Gomer Pyle' actor Jim Nabors married to male partner after 38 years

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January 30, 2013 1:07 AM |
Hawaii News Now reports that actor Jim Nabors married his partner, Stan Cadwallader, in Seattle two weeks ago. "I'm 82 and he's in his 60s and so we've been together for 38 years and I'm not ashamed of people knowing, it's just that it was such a personal thing, I didn't tell anybody." Nabors is famous for his work in ... [Read]

UPDATE (Tuesday, Nov. 13,  9pm):  Kevin Clash released a statement to the press which, in part, confirmed that he is gay: "I am a gay man. I have never been ashamed of this or tried to hide it, but felt it was a personal and private matter." The unnamed accuser later withdrew his earlier accusation. He confirmed that the relationship with Clash was ... [Read]

UPDATE (Wed., Nov. 14, 1:35 pm): Despite President Obama's press conference cutting into the East Coast broadcast, Will and Sonny did have their big moment today.  After the tasteful, non-explicit event, the pair of new lovers cuddled (under carefully placed bedsheets), kissed, held hands, and spoke quietly about how "perfect" the sex was. That moment echoed, perhaps purposefully, a conversation Will ... [Read]

"The 64th Primetime Emmys" aired on Sunday night, and the broadcast featured a number of out gay celebrities and comedy clips. The first award given was for Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series. Several of the actors from "Modern Family" were nominated, including Ed O'Neill and his gay TV son, Jesse Tyler Ferguson. The winning actor, however, was Eric Stonestreet, ... [Read]

Tennis superstar, breast cancer survivor, and gay rights activist Martina Navratilova was not able to conquer the ballroom on ABC's "Dancing With the Stars" this week and was the first to be sent home. Her first dance was a fox trot with male partner, Tony Devolani. In her introductory sequence, Navratilova joked about having to wear high heels, and then ... [Read]

''Well, I went over to him [and] say, what's going on here?...And you know, I was ready to punch one of them with my left hand, but that didn't happen, thank God.'' Mike Brady, a surprise participant in ABC's undercover investigation show, ''What Would You Do?'' In this past Friday's episode, the network set up a camera to capture ... [Read]

Actress Betty White supports gay marriage

Posted by JD Uy
October 29, 2010 7:02 PM |
''I don’t care who anybody sleeps with. If a couple has been together all that time -- and there are gay relationships that are more solid than some heterosexual ones—I think it's fine if they want to get married. I don’t know how people can get so anti-something. Mind your own business, take care of your affairs, and don't ... [Read]

''We've always reached out to a variety of actors and athletes and celebrities to appear on the show, and our programming has always appealed to adults as much as children... Honestly, the idea that anyone would interpret (this season) that way never crossed our minds.'' Ellen Lewis, described by UPI as the Sesame Street Workshop's vice president of corporate ... [Read]

''I was nervous about it but I’m glad I’ve done it and I can now move forward and get on with the rest of my life. I wasn't pressured into doing it. It was all my own decision.... Just talk about it when you feel ready. When you make that decision, just go for it.'' Joe McElderry, the teenage ... [Read]

''[I’ve] come to realize through experience that ultimately I really do have a lot of power in terms of the way I relate to the public or to people outside of my intimate circle of friends and family. Boundaries are very important to me.... The fact that these things are such hot-button issues right now, socially and politically, I ... [Read]

''When I was a little baby, I always used to be a girl. But my mom and dad didn't know that. So, I couldn't talk then, but when I was old enough that I could talk, I dressed up into a girl. And my mom said, 'Why are you dressed up as a girl?' And I said, 'Because I'm ... [Read]

Dr. Rachel Maddow questioning the ex-gay promoter Richard Cohen on his ties to the upcoming bill in Uganda which in part calls for the imprisonment and/or execution of gay people. Cohen and his ridiculous "International Healing Foundation" have had close relations with the top proponents of the "kill the gays" bill, as have other ex-gay proponents, and many other ... [Read]

''It means a lot for us to be here and represent the gay community. And say to people, 'We are all the same, we're all different.' Some of us are this, some of us are that. Some of us get Second Place on 'The Amazing Race.' Some of us are brothers, some of us are father and son -- you ... [Read]

''I think that you have to be married to know how different it is than just being together with someone.... It feels like a very relaxing, calming thing.... Because of that commitment, I just feel like we're more of a team. More kind of working for the common goal of us.... No of course the word [marriage] is not ... [Read]