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Protests and produce: The Lavender Tube on sports, 'Gossip Girls,' 'Unforgotten' and 'Banana' & Emmy noms

Protests and produce: The Lavender Tube on sports, 'Gossip Girls,' 'Unforgotten' and 'Banana' & Emmy noms

By Victoria A. Brownworth

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.

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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.

By Victoria A. Brownworth | June 1, 2021

LGBTQ-themed programming hits the airwaves in abundance as FX/Hulu, Lifetime, Revry and PBS share new and classic films, documentaries, concerts, and even a virtual reality nightclub party.

By Gregg Shapiro | May 18, 2021

Cohen's debut poetry collection 'God I Feel Modern Tonight: Poems from a Gal About Town' strikes a careful balance between the poetic ("I love sex and I love before it—/the double vodka soda leg touch") and the playful.

By Victoria A. Brownworth | May 18, 2021

Must-watch TV: FX's six-part 'Pride' series brings new perspectives on LGBTQ history, with interviews and rare footage; Asian American shows and characters get a to-view list, and Ellen DeGeneres imminent departure from her chat show made news.

By Jim Provenzano | May 11, 2021

San Francisco Museum of Modern Art's new retrospective of more than 200 works by celebrated multimedia artist Nam June Paik is not only absorbing and historic; it's also a lot of fun.

By Jim Provenzano | May 8, 2021

In six episodes made by six directors, FX's Pride Docuseries showcases six decades of stunning and deeply touching interviews and archival footage to visualize the more than half century of LGBTQ struggles and achievements.

By Victoria A. Brownworth | May 4, 2021

MSNBC's Stephanie Ruhle eviscerates West Virginia Gov. Jim Justice's inept anti-trans remarks, 'Pose's third and final season, Mare of Easttown stars Kate Winslet, Elliot Page's Oprah interview, and 'Crip Camp's Oscar loss are covered in our TV column.

By Jim Provenzano | May 2, 2021

The late playwright and AIDS activist Larry Kramer's 'The Normal Heart' presented a scathing critique of complacency and concern in the early years of the AIDS pandemic. An online staged reading on May 8 will benefit The One Archives in Los Angeles.

By Victoria A. Brownworth | April 20, 2021

Various forms of police and detective procedurals are the top-ranked series on TV and streaming services. How does that align with what is happening out in the real world to Black and brown, LGBTQ and disabled people—the primary targets?

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