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US: ‘I’m over it:’ Comedian Kevin Hart rules out hosting the Oscars

US: ‘I’m over it:’ Comedian Kevin Hart rules out hosting the Oscars

(Reuters) – The actor, Kevin Hart, ruled out hosting this year’s Oscars, because he no longer had enough time to prepare for the show, days after saying he was evaluating his December decision to step down over criticism of past homophobic comments. He told ABC that he was no longer willing to discuss the anti-gay […]

New Gay-themed Sitcom, The Real O’Neals, With LGBT Activist Dan Savage As Executive Producer

New Gay-themed Sitcom, The Real O’Neals, With LGBT Activist Dan Savage As Executive Producer

ABC’s new comedy The Real O’Neals is a fresh take on a seemingly perfect family, whose lives take an unexpected turn when their son announces he’s gay (purportedly based on LGBT activist and author Dan Savage’s early life, and Savage also acts as Executive Producer on the show). Instead of ruining their family, the honesty […]

Watch: Gov. Mike Pence Dodges Questions On Indiana’s New Law and LGBT Equality

Following Indiana Governor Mike Pence’s brutal interview recently on ABC’s This Week with George Stephanopoulos, the Human Rights Campaign has released its own new video that highlights the eight different times that he ducked, dodged, and declined to answer simple, straightforward questions about Indiana’s new law and whether discrimination against LGBT Hoosiers should be illegal.

GLAAD Releases TV Reports Rating LGBT Representation

GLAAD Releases TV Reports Rating LGBT Representation

GLAAD, the US lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) media advocacy organization,  released its two annual television reports – the 8th annual Network Responsibility Index (NRI) and the 19th annual Where We Are on TV report, on Wednesday last (1st).  The reports map the quantity, quality, and diversity of LGBT representation on television. While GLAAD’s […]

Watch: Putin Defends Anti-Gay Propaganda Law

Watch this abc This Week interview, as Putin defends Russia’s anti-gay propaganda laws, saying Russia has a “softer, liberal approach”. Also expressing their views are journalist and LGBT activist Marsha Gessen, who recently left Russia with her partner and their children, and Billie Jean King, former tennis champion and part of the US delegation to […]