On the Red Carpet…GLAAD Media Awards in Los Angeles! ‘The Fosters!’ ‘HTGAWM!’ ‘Looking!’

The 26th annual GLAAD Media Awards were held Saturday night in Beverly Hills and the stars turned out to support and celebrate the LGBT messages we see in our  media today. Tig Notaro was at the helm as host, and there was some definite star power during the event with film star Channing Tatum presenting the Stephen […]

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The TV Showrunners: Sexuality, Mistakes and Audience Perceptions (Part Two)

In the first part of the TV Showrunners feature, I talked with both gay and straight showrunners to find out how they approach creating LGBT characters and writing LGBT stories. What they shared was that while we have definitely made strides towards more and better representation, there’s still some room to grow in many areas. […]

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The TV Showrunners: Creating LGBT Characters, Telling LGBT Stories (Part One)

The year was 1977 and even without the Internet to spread the word on controversy I knew that there was something freaking people out about with this new sitcom called “Soap.” The show was supposedly racy, sexual and bawdy like no other show had been before and among its regular cast, it also had a […]

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TCA Awards Honor Series With LGBT Characters And Storylines

The stars came out on Saturday as the 30th Annual Television Critics Association Awards were handed out at the Beverly Hilton in Beverly Hills. Host Terry Crews (“Brooklyn 99“) brought his A-game with enthusiasm and excitement and special guest Miss Piggy, who sang a song with him about being a television critic. While the awards are not televised […]

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‘The Fosters’ Season 2 Premiere Tonight! Creators And Jake T. Austin Talk What’s Coming

We’ve been counting down to tonight’s second season premiere of “The Fosters” since last week and new episodes finally start tonight on ABC Family. The series, which focuses on a family grounded in love more than biology, has been a favorite of critics and fans alike since premiering last year and despite a little dust […]

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