Does ‘Lucifer’ Like Girls AND Guys? Tom Ellis Talks Sexuality with His Devilish Alter Ego

If you’ve checked out the first few episodes of FOX’s new drama “Lucifer,” you’ve surely seen that star Tom Ellis is more dreamboat than devil. And, going against type, this Lucifer wants to have a good time, maybe give people some pleasure and just forget the dark-world duties bestowed upon him by his father. But it […]

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Post-Shay, Will More LGBT Characters Come to ‘Chicago Fire’ or Other ‘Chicago’ Shows?

In the fall of 2014, the char acter of Leslie Shay died tragically on the job in the third season opener of NBC’s “Chicago Fire.”  The popular character (and equally popular actress Lauren German, who played her) didn’t fully get erased from the show even after a successful investigation to prove she was murdered that […]

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People’s Choice Awards 2015: What’s Gay About The Nominations?

There’s something special about the “People’s Choice Awards” mostly because they’re reflect exactly what the viewers out there are watching and loving. This is very clear from this year’s nominees, which were announced last week. There’s something great about seeing actors and shows that rarely get attention from Emmy or Golden Globe voters, right? So, while […]

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Killing Off Queer Women On TV: Response To “Arrow’s” Latest Character Death

[Spoiler Alert: If you have not watched the season premiere of “Arrow,” do not read forward. Major plot developments discussed here.] Shocking character deaths were all the rage last season with beloved, major characters like Will Gardner (Josh Charles) on “The Good Wife” or Zoe Barnes (Kate Mara) on “House Of Cards” meeting their demise in […]

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GLAAD’s ‘Where We Are On TV’ Report: 5 Things We Know About LGBT Representation

Recently, I talked with a group of television showrunners to find out how they approach LGBT characters and storylines. Producers Marlene King (“Pretty Little Liars“), David Goyer (“Da Vinci’s Demons,” “Constantine”), Hart Hanson (“Bones,” “Backstrom”), Jill Soloway (“Transparent”), Carter Covington (“Faking It“), Bradley Bredeweg (“The Fosters“) and Caroline Dries (“The Vampire Diaries“) all had much to […]

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Taylor Kinney as Kelly Severide, Jesse Spencer as Matthew Casey, Eamonn Walker as Battalion Chief Walter Boden in "Chicago Fire" (Photo by: Sandro/NBC)

NBC Turns Up the Heat in New Drama ‘Chicago Fire’

When you look back over the history of television series featuring first responders, there have been a multitude of shows with police as the central focus, but just a handful come to mind when you think of firefighters: “Emergency,” “Code Red,” “Third Watch,” “Trauma,” and “Rescue Me,” the latter being the most memorable for current […]

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