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Why Buffy Slayed as a Gay Icon

“The hardest thing in this world is to live in it.” -Buffy Summers   This week marks the 20th Anniversary of “Buffy the Vampire Slayer’s” premiere episode. And while many of us have moved on from our high-school days, it would be unfair to look back at our formative years and not pay our respects to […]

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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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Xosha Roquemore Previews Laverne Cox Playing Cousin Sheena on ‘The Mindy Project’ Tonight!

Fox’s hit sitcom “The Mindy Project” is one of the best television series around that knows how to use a guest star well and tonight’s episode is no different. We’ve heard mention of Tamra’s cousin Sheena many times on the series but tonight we finally get to meet her and she’s played by none other than […]

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A New World With ‘New Girl’s’ Hannah Simone

By Neelanjana Banerjee We’ve come a long way from Apu on “The Simpsons,” who used to be the sole Indian on network television. South Asian actors are more visible than ever these days. From Aziz Ansari’s underachieving government official Tom Haverford on “Parks and Recreation” — whose ethnic identity doesn’t even come up until the second […]

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