GLAAD Media, Daytime Emmy Pre-Noms: ‘The Bold and the Beautiful’

In this series of stories, I break down some of the key nominations as well as omissions in this year’s GLAAD Media Awards and Daytime Emmy Awards. It’s no surprise that the daytime serial game has been diminished greatly over the past decade. What was once a plentiful landscape of soapy stories and heightened drama […]

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From the Set: Melanie Chandra & Shiri Appleby On Being Exes on ‘Code Black’

Nothing like the appearance of an ex to throw someone off their game, right? That’s what we’ll see in tonight’s episode of  “Code Black” when Dr. Malaya Pineda (Melanie Chandra) comes face to face with her ex-girlfriend (played by “UnReal” star Shiri Appleby). However, as I found out during a set visit while filming the episode of […]

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Who Scored Excellent? Who Didn’t? GLAAD Releases 9th Annual Network Responsibility Index

It’s that time of year again when GLAAD releases its annual Network Responsibility Index (its ninth) looking at how television is doing representing the LGBT community. The report looks at original primetime programming on the five broadcast networks (ABC, NBC, CBS, CW, FOX) and 10 cable networks (HBO, MTV, Showtime, ABC Family, TLC, History, A&E, TNT, […]

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‘Bold and the Beautiful’ Video: Karla Mosley Previews Maya’s Family Drama

You’d think now that Rick (Jacob Young) has made it clear to Maya (Karla Mosley) that he’s fine with her being transgender, that everything would be smooth moving forward on CBS’s “The Bold and the Beautiful.” You’d think wrong. Late last week, Maya’s mother (played by Anna Maria Horsford) showed up wanting to take Maya’s sister, Nicole […]

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Shocking Clip: Who’s The Trans Character on ‘The Bold and the Beautiful?

Unexpectedly, the long-running CBS soap opera, “The Bold and the Beautiful” grabbed headlines yesterday based on yesterday’s episode. The character of Maya (Karla Mosley), currently involved with Rick Forrester (Jacob Young) and has been on the soap for over 2 years, was revealed to be transgender. In a story that ran yesterday in USA Today, […]

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