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50 years in 50 weeks: 1994, Pedro got real

50 years in 50 weeks: 1994, Pedro got real

By Jim Provenzano

1994 was a big year for LGBT arts. But perhaps the brightest —yet sadly briefest— star to shine was Pedro Zamora in Season 3 of MTV's 'The Real World,' set in San Francisco.

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By Gregg Shapiro | September 14, 2021

Featuring the voices of a stellar cast of queer and queer-friendly actors, the hot new Netflix series 'Q-Force' takes spy capers to camp levels. Co-creator, writer and costar Gabe Liedman shares some behind-the-scenes stories and inspiration.

By Victoria A. Brownworth | September 7, 2021

The nightmare of 'The Handmaid's Tale' plays out in real-life in Texas; 'Queer as Folk' gets a New Orleans reboot; LGBT shows get a nod, and Lance Bass wants a gay 'Bachelor.'


By Victoria A. Brownworth | August 24, 2021

The Tokyo 2020 Paralympics (delayed a year) boast more out LGBTQ athletes (23) than the dozen who participated in Rio in 2016; an historic number. Also, 'American Horror Story 10' and Sandrah Oh in 'The Chair' are also must-watch TV.

By Jim Provenzano | August 21, 2021

Broadway's return will be celebrated on August 29 with 'Wicked in Concert,' a musical event featuring the songs from one of the most successful musicals in Broadway history.


By Jim Provenzano | August 18, 2021

In contrast to his role as a human in the hit comedy vampire series 'What We Do in the Shadows,' Harvey Guillén is also the voice of a new character in Disney's 'Mickey Mouse Funhouse.' He shared his experiences developing diverse characters.

By Victoria A. Brownworth | August 10, 2021

In 'Hacks,' Jean Smart plays a legendary Las Vegas stand-up comedian and total diva who resists a comedic update from a much younger comedy writer. Also, 'Days of Our Lives' changes, 'Jeopardy' host shuffle and Russian bile over LGBT Olympians.


By Victoria A. Brownworth | July 27, 2021

After a year's delay, and continued health worries and protests, Tokyo's Olympic Games have begun, with the largest ever number of out LGBT competitors. Our TV columnist also focuses on some outstanding straight athletes of note.

By Victoria A. Brownworth | July 13, 2021

Our erudite TV columnist covers Olympic controversies, Valerie Bertinelli's slap-back to fat-shamers, the 'Gossip Girls' reboot, and Russell T. Davie's oh-so-gay 'Cucumber' etc. series refreshed for U.S. audiences.


By Victoria A. Brownworth | June 29, 2021

Our veteran TV columnist focuses on the Britney Spears documentary, 'Motherland: Fort Salem' and its powerful women, and various celebrity comings-out.

By Cornelius Washington | June 22, 2021

If you watched the new Netflix dramatized limited series, or the Amazon Prime documentary on fashion icon Halston, consider this rumination on those heady days when glamour created by a gay man ruled.


By Victoria A. Brownworth | June 15, 2021

June is such an exciting month on TV. Everybody remember that LGBTQ people exist. Ad campaigns include us... until June 30, at midnight, when we are shunted into the background again. Catch the LGBTQ programs while they're viewable.

By Jim Gladstone | June 15, 2021

Solo shows with men of color include Jomar Tagatac in 'Hold These Truths,' Rotimi Agbabiaka's 'Manifesto,' Brandon Kyle Goodman's 'The Latrell Show,' and Theatre Rhino's duo show, 'Pillow Talk,' all online, some in-person, too.


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