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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Laverne Cox at the NY GLAAD Media Awards. (Getty)

VIDEO: Laverne Cox Previews Groundbreaking Role in CBS’s ‘Doubt’

That’s right, “Orange is the New Black“ star Laverne Cox is not finished breaking down walls (and she looks great doing it!). Last week, CBS picked up the one-hour drama, “Doubt,” which stars Katherine Heigl, Steven Pasquale, Dule Hill, Dreama Walker, Elliott Gould, Kobi Libii and, playing a transgender character, trans actress/activist Cox. The show will be the first […]

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Michael Willett and Elliot Fletcher Tease Being Flirty on ‘Faking It’

Is love in the air on MTV’s hit comedy “Faking It?” In last week’s episode, Shane (Michael Willett) was clearly smitten with a singer, Noah (trans actor/singer Elliot Fletcher), who ended up competing against Shane and Karma (Katie Stevens) in a singing competition. There was definitely a flirty vibe between the two guys, so could it be […]

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8 Things To Know About ‘I Am Cait’ Season 2

This Sunday kicks off the second season of the E! network’s reality series “I Am Cait,” which you probably know follows the real-life adventures of Caitlyn Jenner, undeniably the most famous transgender person in the world. As Bruce disappeared, the first season was a lot of discovery by both Caitlyn and the viewer about this new […]

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GLAAD Media, Daytime Emmy Pre-Noms: ‘The Bold and the Beautiful’

In this series of stories, I break down some of the key nominations as well as omissions in this year’s GLAAD Media Awards and Daytime Emmy Awards. It’s no surprise that the daytime serial game has been diminished greatly over the past decade. What was once a plentiful landscape of soapy stories and heightened drama […]

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