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Check out our weekly guide to make sure you're catching the big premieres, crucial episodes and the stuff you won't admit you watch when no one's looking. — Out TV personality and cancer-survivor Robin Roberts looks back at the year... Continue reading
Posted 2 hours ago at Towleroad
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If there’s a case to be made for nurture versus nature, I’d have to cop to Pee-Wee’s Playhouse Christmas Special playing at least a small role in my personal little gay development. The primetime special, initially aired December 1988, is... Continue reading
Posted 2 days ago at Towleroad
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Having released just three major films before he was tragically killed in a car accident in 1955, James Dean was able to leave an indelible mark on history. He was nominated for two Academy Awards following his death (the first... Continue reading
Posted Dec 13, 2014 at Towleroad
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Chaka Khan, a worldwide singing superstar who has sold an estimated 70 million records across the globe, may be the Queen of Funk, but she’s also a queen in the LGBT community. A singer, actress and activist, Khan has won... Continue reading
Posted Dec 6, 2014 at Towleroad
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Welcome back! After a short hiatus, American Horror Story: Freak Show has returned, and tonight's episode made up for lost time by bidding adieu to a couple major characters. (And showing more skin from Finn Wittrock.) Find out which characters... Continue reading
Posted Dec 4, 2014 at Towleroad
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Check out our weekly guide to make sure you're catching the big premieres, crucial episodes and the stuff you won't admit you watch when no one's looking. — It’s a big weekend for James Franco fans. The multi-multi-hyphenate hosts Saturday... Continue reading
Posted Dec 1, 2014 at Towleroad
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When it comes to comedy, there is one icon, one legend whose star will always burn brighter than the rest: Lucille Ball. As perhaps the most beloved television star of all time, Lucille Ball is permanently etched into the memories... Continue reading
Posted Nov 29, 2014 at Towleroad
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Check out our weekly guide to make sure you're catching the big premieres, crucial episodes and the stuff you won't admit you watch when no one's looking. — If you're biding your time until Magic Mike XXL, you could find... Continue reading
Posted Nov 24, 2014 at Towleroad
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Before Melissa Etheridge, before Ellen, before Rosie, there was k.d. lang. The Canadian singer-songwriter with one of the most moving voices on the planet kicked open the closet door in 1992 when she appeared on the cover of The Advocate.... Continue reading
Posted Nov 22, 2014 at Towleroad
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Oh, no. Have we reached that part of the season where American Horror Story starts to run completely off the rails? I think so. With the con artists, the twins, the rich psychopath and the strongman/bearded lady/"lobster boy" family dynamic,... Continue reading
Posted Nov 20, 2014 at Towleroad
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Check out our weekly guide to make sure you're catching the big premieres, crucial episodes and the stuff you won't admit you watch when no one's looking. — Soak in all the crazy on Thursday’s How To Get Away With... Continue reading
Posted Nov 17, 2014 at Towleroad
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To say the list of openly gay, black filmmakers is a short one would be a rather dramatic understatement. The most prominent, of course, is Lee Daniels. “Gay people see the world differently. As a black person, you see the... Continue reading
Posted Nov 15, 2014 at Towleroad
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OK, so a bit of a lull this week on American Horror Story, no? Some interesting pieces are being moved into place, but on its own, tonight's installment felt like a bit of a set-up episode. It was great to... Continue reading
Posted Nov 13, 2014 at Towleroad
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Check out our weekly guide to make sure you're catching the big premieres, crucial episodes and the stuff you won't admit you watch when no one's looking. — Get your fill of The Blacklist tonight at 10 p.m. Eastern on... Continue reading
Posted Nov 10, 2014 at Towleroad
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When legendary newswoman Barbara Walters looked back at her career, her biggest regret was an interview with Ricky Martin. "In 2000, I pushed Ricky Martin very hard to admit if he was gay or not, and the way he refused... Continue reading
Posted Nov 9, 2014 at Towleroad
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Check out our weekly guide to make sure you're catching the big premieres, crucial episodes and the stuff you won't admit you watch when no one's looking. — Politics makes strange bedfellows, but it also makes fantastic comedy. It’s the... Continue reading
Posted Nov 3, 2014 at Towleroad
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First off, the good news: In addition to Neil Patrick Harris and David Burtka joining the end of this season, American Horror Story vet Lily Rabe is returning. And! She's revisiting one of her previous roles in the series. But... Continue reading
Posted Oct 30, 2014 at Towleroad
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Comic book fans had lots to rejoice about yesterday when Marvel Studios announced its upcoming slate of new films. In addition to sequels for the critically and commercially successful Captain America and Guardians of the Galaxy films, Marvel is making... Continue reading
Posted Oct 29, 2014 at Towleroad
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Check out our weekly guide to make sure you're catching the big premieres, crucial episodes and the stuff you won't admit you watch when no one's looking. — Laurie Metcalf stars as the matriarch of this sports-obsessed Boston family on... Continue reading
Posted Oct 27, 2014 at Towleroad
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The year 2006 marked a sort of fevered pitch for celebrities being “pushed” out of the closet. Bloggers like Perez Hilton routinely posted about famous faces that had theretofore never disclosed their sexuality. Facing overwhelming pressure from the booming gossip... Continue reading
Posted Oct 25, 2014 at Towleroad
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In previous installments of American Horror Story, the Halloween episodes were some of the best offerings. But tonight's first half of this year's Halloween two-parter left a lot to be desired. For one, it lacked any real scares. Even our... Continue reading
Posted Oct 23, 2014 at Towleroad
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Check out our weekly guide to make sure you're catching the big premieres, crucial episodes and the stuff you won't admit you watch when no one's looking. — While there's still plenty to scrutinize about How To Get Away With... Continue reading
Posted Oct 20, 2014 at Towleroad
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“Maybe that’s what this place needs: a strong male presence.” That’s a line spoken by Jessica Lange’s character on last night's episode of American Horror Story: Freak Show, but it could just as well be said of the series as... Continue reading
Posted Oct 16, 2014 at Towleroad
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Check out our weekly guide to make sure you're catching the big premieres, crucial episodes and the stuff you won't admit you watch when no one's looking. — As the first trans woman on the cover of Time Magazine and... Continue reading
Posted Oct 13, 2014 at Towleroad
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There are always new icons in the making. Earlier this year, users of gay app Jack’d voted to select their top gay icons of 2014. Near the top of the list was R&B singer Frank Ocean (second only to Michael... Continue reading
Posted Oct 11, 2014 at Towleroad
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