LGBT Characters

LGBT Characters

Kevin Hart: I Will Not Play Gay Characters Because of My Own Insecurities

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Comedian Kevin Hart told a reporter recently that he doesn’t have an issue with gay people, but he himself will not play a gay man on screen. ...
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Tuc Watkins: ‘Modern Family’ Couple is the ‘Gay Equivalent of Blackface’

Modern Family stars Eric Stonestreet and Jesse Tyler Ferguson
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Not everyone is pleased with Eric Stonestreet’s Emmys on Modern Family, or that Jesse Tyler Ferguson has been nominated five times for his character. ...
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Tyler Ritter Plays Gay Character in CBS’ New Show ‘The McCarthys’

Tyler Ritter, son of the late Emmy-award winning actor Josh Ritter, will be playing a gay man in the new CBS comedy The McCarthys.
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Tyler Ritter, son of the late Emmy-award winning actor Josh Ritter, will be playing a gay man in the new CBS comedy The McCarthys. ...
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Portia de Rossi Recalls a Time Before ‘Ellen’ at the Paley Center

Betty DeGeneres and Portia de Rossi (l-r) at the Paley Center Gala.
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Portia de Rossi, Jason Collins, Katherine Moennig and Jesse Tyler Ferguson got together at the L.A. Benefit Gala to celebrate LGBT equality on television. ...
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MTV’s ‘Faking It’ Returns for a Second Season (and Why It’s Important)

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MTV is known for and often pushed aside because of their reality shows and teen dramas, but sometimes they really hit the mark. ...
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BBC’s New Trans Sitcom ‘Boy Meets Girl’ Breaks All the Rules

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The romantic comedy show follows Leo, a 26-year-old man whose feelings for Judy, a 40-year-old transgender woman, develop. ...
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Steve Carrell to Star Alongside Julianne Moore, Ellen Page in LGBT Biopic

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Steve Carell will play Steven Goldstein, real-life founder of Garden State Equality, an LGBT organization that was an advocate for the change. ...
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Nathan Lane: Mark Ruffalo Did a ‘Fantastic Job’ on The Normal Heart

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Actor Nathan Lane thinks actors picked for gay roles shouldn’t be based on their real-life sexuality, but their talent instead. ...
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George Takei Tried to Get Star Trek Creator to Include Gay Storyline

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George Takei said he tried to get Star Trek creator Gene Roddenbery to write an episode about homosexuality, but Roddenbery put the kibosh on the idea. ...
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Paramount, Warner Brothers Fail GLAAD’s LGBT Studio Responsibility Index

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Both Paramount and Warner Brothers received "failing" grades for including only minor and offensive portrayals of LGBT people in their 2013 releases. ...
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