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NBC’s ‘Hairspray Live!’: The Iconic Classic Gets an Updo!

  It is a one of a kind phenomenon: A classic 1988 John Waters film became a hit Broadway musical, then became a successful movie musical and, on December 7, will make its live television debut. “Hairspray,” like no other story, has lent itself successfully to all of these media reincarnations. The original movie is a testament […]

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17 Horror Films Only LGBT People Understand

By: Daniel Reynolds, Editor, The Advocate Magazine Viewers in the LGBT community have a unique relationship with horror films. Since many of us have been demonized in our lifetimes, we have a special place in our hearts for the demons, monsters, and other outsiders who wreak havoc and revenge upon heteronormative society. But we also […]

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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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