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NBC’s ‘Hairspray Live!’: The Iconic Classic Gets an Updo!

  It is a one of a kind phenomenon: A classic 1988 John Waters film became a hit Broadway musical, then became a successful movie musical and, on December 7, will make its live television debut. “Hairspray,” like no other story, has lent itself successfully to all of these media reincarnations. The original movie is a testament […]

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17 Horror Films Only LGBT People Understand

By: Daniel Reynolds, Editor, The Advocate Magazine Viewers in the LGBT community have a unique relationship with horror films. Since many of us have been demonized in our lifetimes, we have a special place in our hearts for the demons, monsters, and other outsiders who wreak havoc and revenge upon heteronormative society. But we also […]

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FOX’s ‘The Rocky Horror Picture Show’

Growing up in the Midwest, watching the annual telecast of “The Wizard of Oz” was a cherished event. We planned for it and never missed it, there were no such things as DVDs, VHS tapes or cable. I am a teacher, I have heard my current students making plans to watch television musical broadcasts together. […]

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Exclusive Clip: ‘Hollywood Medium’ Tyler Henry on Upcoming Season and the One TV Show He Watches

By Camille Young Overnight sensation and medium to the stars Tyler Henry sent an exclusive message to XFINITY LGBT! The 20-year-old—who’s taking Hollywood by storm with his incredible gift of clairvoyance—has said many times that he doesn’t watch much television, but when he does he’s watching the contestants of “RuPaul’s Drag Race” strut their stuff! “It […]

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Jazz Jennings, star of I Am Jazz, which returns for a second season on Wednesday, June 8. (Mark DeLong/TLC)

Transgender Teen Activist Jazz Jennings: ‘I’m OK Being Called a Badass’

It’s 11 am on Monday morning, and transgender activist and totally cool teenager Jazz Jennings is ensconced in a conference room at Random House headquarters in New York City. The 15-year-old knows she’s at her publisher’s office because the room is lined with books, including her new memoir, Being Jazz: My Life as a (Transgender) […]

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Jazz Jennings stars in the ground-breaking series I Am Jazz. (TLC)

I Am Jazz – Season 2 Preview

The first season of I Am Jazz on TLC showcased the courage, heart, and humor of 15-year-old Jazz Jennings as cameras documented her triumphs and struggles from the perspective of a transgender teen. Now, as the show returns for a second season, on June 8, Jazz is back with her supportive parents, Greg and Jeanette, […]

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