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Laverne Cox To Play Lawyer in New CBS Drama

NATIONAL | By Winnie McCroy | Feb 12
Transgender actress Laverne Cox, who was nominated for an Emmy for her performance in the comedy series "Orange is the New Black," is trying her hand at drama in the new CBS legal pilot, "Doubt."

Dolly Parton Signs Development Deal With NBC

TELEVISION | By EDGE | Feb 9
NBC has signed a development deal with Dolly Parton, one of the most honored female country musicians of all time and an American icon.

"Glee" Character Comes Out as a Trans Man

TELEVISION | By Winnie McCroy | Jan 23
In the sixth and final season of "Glee," the show once again dealt with transgender issues, as football coach Shannon Beiste, played by out actor Dot-Marie Jones, came out as a transgender man.

Ellen Says You'll Love Her New Sitcom, Because There's a Lesbian!

TELEVISION | By Winnie McCroy | Jan 21
Talk show host and celesbian Ellen DeGeneres is totes psyched about "One Big Happy," the new NBC sitcom she's producing, and she says you'll be jazzed, too, because it's got a lesbian in it!

The Best LGBT TV of 2014

TELEVISION | By Victoria A. Brownworth | Dec 20
It wasn't the gayest year on TV, but 2014 was still superb for good, better, best TV. Stellar series, incomparable acting, great writing -- it was all there.

Winter TV Preview

TELEVISION | By Mike Halterman | Dec 20
Set a date with your DVR and watch at least one of these twelve new offerings. Also, I've got the dish on eight of your returning faves.

Holiday Gift Ideas :: TV DVDs and Blu-rays

TELEVISION | By Gregg Shapiro | Dec 13
Have a videophile on your Holiday gift list? Here's a sampling of what's out there to stock stuffings and keep the Blu-ray player humming.

Smithsonian Channel Screens "Rise of the Killer Virus"

AIDS | By EDGE | Dec 1
On World AIDS Day, the Smithsonian Channel investigates the true origins of a global epidemic with "Rise of the Killer Virus," a documentary that spotlights the first mass outbreak in Africa in the 1960s.

Out There :: Smoking the Good Stuff

CULTURE | By Roberto Friedman | Nov 22
"High Maintenance" is a web series that follows the adventures of a pot home-delivery man, unnamed and referred to only as "My Guy," played by series co-creator Ben Sinclair, on his rounds through NYC.

The Paley Center Honors Television's Impact on LGBT Equality

TELEVISION | By Chris Carpenter | Nov 9
The Paley Center for Media's annual Los Angeles gala celebrates the critical role television has played in advancing LGBT equality over six decades.

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