2015 Emmy Watch: The LGBT-ness Of The Nominees

The Emmy nominations came out last week and it was impossible to get very far in the list of nominees without finding representatives of the LGBT community both in fictional representation and the bona fide real thing. Seeing LGBT performers and shows that you might call LGBT-centric is not a new thing since awareness and […]

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Tika Sumpter on Playing Bessie Smith’s Lover in HBO Film: “People Are More Than Who They Sleep With”

This Saturday, HBO will be airing the bio pic, “Bessie,” which stars Queen Latifah (aka Dana Owens) as the legendary blues singer Bessie Smith. The film, directed by Dee Rees (“Pariah“), not only focuses on Bessie’s rise to prominence in the jazz and blues world but also her bisexuality and many romances with both men and […]

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GLAAD Media Award Nominees: ‘The Fosters,’ ‘HTGAWM’ ‘The Normal Heart’ ‘Looking’ and More!

Earlier today, GLAAD, the nation’s lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) media advocacy organization, released the list of nominees for its 26th Annual GLAAD Media Awards. The awards, once voted upon, will be announced at the Los Angeles Awards on March 21st and the New York Awards on May 9th.  In the motion picture category, nominees […]

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Matt Bomer’s ‘Monty Clift’ Bio Pic Finds Home At HBO

Matt Bomer is returning to HBO. After a successful turn as Felix in last May’s well-received “The Normal Heart“ film, Bomer will star as legendary (and closeted) movie star Montgomery Clift in a film called “Monty Clift” Yahoo reports. HBO has hired screenwriters Ira Sachs and Mauricio Zacharias (“Love Is Strange“) to rewrite a script penned by Christopher […]

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