Asian LGBTQ Films to Watch for Pride Month!

June is Pride Month, and we at XFINITY Asia have a number of excellent film recommendations for you to help celebrate and support our friends and family in the LGBTQ community. Check it out! “To Be Takei” – A documentary chronicling the epic life of George Takei, from a child in Japanese American internment camps, […]

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Jazz Jennings, star of I Am Jazz, which returns for a second season on Wednesday, June 8. (Mark DeLong/TLC)

Transgender Teen Activist Jazz Jennings: ‘I’m OK Being Called a Badass’

It’s 11 am on Monday morning, and transgender activist and totally cool teenager Jazz Jennings is ensconced in a conference room at Random House headquarters in New York City. The 15-year-old knows she’s at her publisher’s office because the room is lined with books, including her new memoir, Being Jazz: My Life as a (Transgender) […]

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Jazz Jennings stars in the ground-breaking series I Am Jazz. (TLC)

I Am Jazz – Season 2 Preview

The first season of I Am Jazz on TLC showcased the courage, heart, and humor of 15-year-old Jazz Jennings as cameras documented her triumphs and struggles from the perspective of a transgender teen. Now, as the show returns for a second season, on June 8, Jazz is back with her supportive parents, Greg and Jeanette, […]

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Reeve Carney as Dorian Gray on 'Penny Dreadful.' (Showtime)

‘Penny Dreadful’ Post Mortem: Reeve Carney on That Bloody Love Scene

[Spoiler Alert: Only read on if you have watched last night’s episode of “Penny Dreadful.” Plot points discussed ahead.] It’s a pretty normal thing with a show like Showtime’s “Penny Dreadful” to find your jaw resting on the ground with some of the things show creator, John Logan, comes up with and puts into his series. However, even […]

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From the ‘Black Sails’ Set, Toby Stephens, Zach McGowan & Jessica Parker Kennedy Tease Season 3

By the end of season two of the Starz drama, “Black Sails,” we had found out about Captain Flint’s past gay relationship and saw him devastated at the death of Miranda (Louise Barnes). We also saw that mischievous threesome Max (Jessica Parker Kennedy), Bonny (Clara Paget) and Rackham (Toby Schmitz) were seeing dollar signs (and the […]

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Review: ‘American Crime’ Raises the TV Drama Bar in Covering Teen Male Rape

If we’re in the new Golden Age of Television, one of the reasons is solid, thought-provoking, intelligent programming like the second season of ABC’s drama “American Crime.” With some returning actors from the first season playing new characters involved in a new crime, this season takes the action to Indianapolis, Indiana, where an upscale community is […]

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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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Caitlyn Jenner Talks Dating and Changes Her Mind on Marriage Equality on Premiere Week of ‘Ellen’

Caitlyn Jenner, Jimmy Fallon, P!nk and Hillary Clinton?  It must be premiere week for “The Ellen DeGeneres Show!” Ellen is back with a new season of fun, interviews, giveaways and surprises and will prove over and over again that she’s the Queen of Daytime TV and her impressive list of guests the first week proves it! […]

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