‘Da Vinci’s Demons’ Series Post-Mortem: Does Leo’s Sexuality Come Up Again…or Not?

[Spoiler Alert: Do not read ahead unless you’ve watched all of the final season of “Da Vinci’s Demons.”] Last week, I posted final season interviews with “Da Vinci’s Demons” creator David S. Goyer and star Tom Riley where they previewed what we’ll see in the last episodes of the Starz drama. (I also touched on my own […]

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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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