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There was plenty of tragedy to go around on last night's season five Game of Thrones finale. Just when you thought you were done with heartbreak, another one bit the dust, so to speak. You may want to sit down... Continue reading
Posted Jun 15, 2015 at Towleroad
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Looking back at the stir Adam Lambert caused with his flamboyant persona back in 2009, the media storm that followed the singer since his debut on American Idol seems like so long ago. The singing reality competition was still a... Continue reading
Posted Jun 13, 2015 at Towleroad
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In the criminal justice system on television, some portrayals of LGBT people are considered particularly heinous. One exception, however, is TNT's Major Crimes, a spin-off of the beloved series The Closer, created by openly gay writer James Duff. Major Crimes... Continue reading
Posted Jun 8, 2015 at Towleroad
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Fans of sci-fi mysteries and incredibly sexy Spanish men are in luck. Last Friday Netflix released all 12 episodes of its new series, Sense8. The wildly inventive story follows eight principle characters whose lives are mysteriously intertwined. And not just... Continue reading
Posted Jun 8, 2015 at Towleroad
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If last week’s episode of Game Of Thrones wowed viewers with spectacle, tonight’s installment, “The Dance of Dragons,” walloped the audience with an emotional death and, elsewhere, a hugely satisfying rescue. Did the show’s reputation for knockout ninth episodes hold... Continue reading
Posted Jun 8, 2015 at Towleroad
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We’ve seen many faces from RuPaul’s Drag Race season five winner Jinkx Monsoon. She’s been the quirky underdog of the beloved, bewigged competition. She can be the acid-tongued club queen, singing covers of Hi Fashion's “Amazing” and spanking unassuming audience... Continue reading
Posted Jun 3, 2015 at Towleroad
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Wow. After years of threatening “Winter is coming,” it feels like, tonight, she already done had hers. Tonight’s epic battle, which rivaled that of Blackwater or the attack on the Wall, was a visual bonanza of swords, blood and bone.... Continue reading
Posted Jun 1, 2015 at Towleroad
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Diver Matthew Mitcham may not have been the first openly gay Australian to make a splash at the Olympics (that honor would go to fellow diver Matthew Helm), but that didn’t stop him from making quite an impression at the... Continue reading
Posted May 30, 2015 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. — Nine seasons of America’s Got Talent down, and, to be honest, we’re... Continue reading
Posted May 25, 2015 at Towleroad
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Even if you can’t immediately place his name, you’ve definitely seen actor Alec Mapa pop up in any number of television shows and film roles. The Filipino-American actor has left his mark on series including Roseanne, Seinfeld and Friends. You... Continue reading
Posted May 23, 2015 at Towleroad
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It’s one thing to hear about Life Ball, the enormous charity extravaganza that takes over Vienna annually to raise support for HIV/AIDS charities, but it’s quite another to experience it first hand. The over-the-top affair, including palatial parties and star-studded... Continue reading
Posted May 22, 2015 at Towleroad
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Photo: Derek Storm At a press conference before last weekend’s Life Ball in Vienna, AIDS LIFE Chairman and Life Ball CEO Gery Keszler described the primary effect of the massive annual party: “We’re making a loud scream for awareness.” We’ve... Continue reading
Posted May 22, 2015 at Towleroad
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A graduation is at the center of season six’s finale of Modern Family, Wednesday at 9 p.m. Eastern on ABC. Within the typical Pritchett-Tucker-Dunphy family chaos, Mitchell (Jesse Tyler Ferguson) tries to conceal his recent unemployment from his husband Cam... Continue reading
Posted May 18, 2015 at Towleroad
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There wasn’t a lot of bloodshed in tonight’s episode of Game of Thrones, “Unbowed, Unbent, Unbroken,” but that didn’t make it any less brutal. You know it’s a rare wedding on this show that doesn’t include some of sort of... Continue reading
Posted May 18, 2015 at Towleroad
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Even though tonight’s Game of Thrones episode, titled “Kill the Boy,” had a few key revelations and surprises, it felt a little disappointing to not see any updates from King’s Landing. Also missed tonight, any scenes with young Arya Stark... Continue reading
Posted May 11, 2015 at Towleroad
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Early last year, actress Lily Tomlin married her partner Jane Wagner after being together for 42 years. Tomlin’s sexuality was something of an open secret that the comedian neither denied nor outwardly confirmed. She described the pressure she felt to... Continue reading
Posted May 9, 2015 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. — Legendary actresses Jane Fonda and Lily Tomlin unite for the new Netflix... Continue reading
Posted May 4, 2015 at Towleroad
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While the top of the heap on this season of RuPaul’s Drag Race may seem pretty locked, there’s quite a battle shaping up for the third spot in final three. Although our top two have seemed preordained for the last... Continue reading
Posted Apr 28, 2015 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. — Mark & Derek’s Excellent Flip, starring adorable Dancing With the Stars alums... Continue reading
Posted Apr 27, 2015 at Towleroad
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Last night's episode of Game of Thrones, "High Sparrow," may have lacked sword-clashing action, but it more than compensated with some great character moments. The brief exchange between Cersei (Lena Headey) and Margaery (Natalie Dormer) may be one of my... Continue reading
Posted Apr 27, 2015 at Towleroad
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And the twists keep coming! Just when you thought you knew what to expect from tonight's Drag Race, Mama Ru drops another surprise bomb all up in your face. No spoilers here before the jump, but we're spilling all of... Continue reading
Posted Apr 21, 2015 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. — Olympic legend turned reality-TV star Bruce Jenner bares all in an exclusive... Continue reading
Posted Apr 20, 2015 at Towleroad
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It doesn't take an MFA in fiction to unpack the symbolism in the title for tonight's jam-packed Game of Thrones episode, "The House of Black and White." Leaders all over Westeros and Essos were faced with difficult decisions, and, you... Continue reading
Posted Apr 20, 2015 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. — We’ve been waiting weeks for Snatch Game to hit RuPaul’s Drag Race,... Continue reading
Posted Apr 13, 2015 at Towleroad
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Welcome to our first Game of Thrones weekly recap! Before we get into tonight’s episode, let’s set some ground rules. Firstly, I haven’t read the books, and so I’m coming at this purely from the perspective of someone who has... Continue reading
Posted Apr 13, 2015 at Towleroad
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