Topics :: GLBT media depictions

1 thru 10 of 68 Stories

'Star Trek: Discovery' to Feature Female Lead, Gay Character

TELEVISION | By Lynn Elber | Aug 12
Following up a Comic-Con panel in July about "Star Trek: Discovery," executive producer Bryan Fuller shared details about the 13-episode series' setting, characters and innovations at a Television Critics Association meeting Wednesday.

'When We Rise' :: LGBT History Comes Alive in New ABC Series

TELEVISION | By David-Elijah Nahmod | Jun 5
Scheduled to air early in 2017, the ABC miniseries "When We Rise" will chronicle the history of the LGBT equality movement from the Stonewall Riots in 1969 through to the present day.

His Lola Adventure

THEATER | By Richard Dodds | May 1
He did not create the role of Lola in "Kinky Boots," but it sometimes seems like the role was created for him.

'The Real O'Neals' Noah Galvin :: Coming Out as Kenny

TELEVISION | By Joel Martens | Apr 2
Television has always forged a path when it comes to opening closet doors. Noah Galvin, who plays the gay, teenage main character Kenny on "The Real O'Neals," is one of the actors leading the "It's no big deal" charge.

Bisexuality is a Laughing Matter in New Film

MOVIES | By JW Arnold | Nov 7
"When it comes to politics or cultural identity or sexual identity, I needed people to understand that there are different shades of grey," explained actress, writer and executive producer Jezabel Montero.

Matthew McKelligon Slays in 'You're Killing Me'

MOVIES | By Tom Tietjen | Nov 7
"You're Killing Me" is this season's most talked-about slasher film. It takes a giant personality to stand out among such a talented cast, but newcomer Matthew McKellingon manages to shine like a mirror-polished knife.

Summer Movies Especially for Us

MOVIES | By Chris Carpenter | May 9
No matter how you categorize them, this summer's movies promise to be hot!

'The X-Men's' Iceman Comes Out as Gay

CULTURE | By Sean Piverger | May 9
Longtime X-Men member Bobby Drake (a.k.a. Iceman) is gay, and the storyline made its debut in Marvel's recently released "All New X-Men" #40 comic book.

Bold & Beautiful Character Maya Avant Outed As Transgender

TELEVISION | By David-Elijah Nahmod | Apr 22
Viewers of the popular daytime drama "The Bold and Beautiful" were no doubt surprised by the March 2015 revelation that the character of Maya Avant is transgender.

Authors Praise Rise in LGBT-Themed Kids' Books

NATIONAL | By Chris Hunqueriza | Apr 5
Twenty-five years ago, Leslea Newman published a book about a child and her two moms. Since then, many books have been released with LGBT themes or authored by out writers.

1 thru 10 of 68 Stories