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Looking out for the lesbians

Looking out for the lesbians

By Victoria A. Brownworth

We spent Black Friday watching several hours of "The Great Christmas Light Fight" while crocheting scarves for holiday gifts. We came away with a burning question: Where are the crafty lesbians?

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By Brian Bromberger | November 26, 2019

The acting redeems "The Chaperone"'s hokey but intelligent script to deliver an adroit movie about the 1920s that will resonate with today's #MeToo milieu.

By Victoria A. Brownworth | November 19, 2019

GLAAD released its annual "Where We Are on TV" report last week. The comprehensive forecast of the LGBTQ characters expected in primetime scripted programming in the 2019-20 television season is critical to charting where we are.


By Victoria A. Brownworth | November 5, 2019

In the Halloween episode of "Law & Order: Special Victims Unit" ("SVU"), the scares were all too real.

By Victoria A. Brownworth | October 22, 2019

It's difficult to find a scripted TV series as compelling as the devolution of the Trump presidency being live-streamed every day.


By Victoria A. Brownworth | October 8, 2019

Everybody's fave "Queer Eye" doyenne, Jonathan Van Ness, was on "The Jimmy Kimmel Show" explaining how the Trump administration's attacks "demonizing Planned Parenthood" forced them to reveal their HIV+ status.

By Victoria A. Brownworth | September 27, 2019

"SNL" hired its first Asian comedian in its 45-year history, and it fired its first conservative white-guy comedian before he ever went on air. As we say often under President Trump, what a time to be alive.


By Victoria A. Brownworth | September 10, 2019

The 45th season of the longest-running comedy show in TV history begins Sept. 28. "SNL" returns not a moment too soon, with the political satire we so desperately need to offset real-life political absurdities.

By Victoria A. Brownworth | August 27, 2019

TV has never, thankfully, been better. Not necessarily gayer, but definitely lit. There are some superb shows just waiting to debut, and others are soon to be at your streaming, binging fingertips on Netflix.


By Victoria A. Brownworth | August 13, 2019

Periodically people ask us why we continue to write for the queer press when we work in mainstream news. We always say the same thing: When mainstream media reports LGBTQ stories like they do straight stories, we'll stop writing for the queer press, too.

By David Lamble | July 30, 2019

The provocative new bio-doc "Mike Wallace is Here" (opening Friday) is an instructive guide to a chaotic universe.


By Victoria A. Brownworth | July 30, 2019

How is it already August? As we head into summer's last languorous lap, the dictate to Netflix, Hulu and Amazon, and chill becomes ever more resonant.

By Gregg Shapiro | July 30, 2019

You have to admit that it's more than a little strange to watch the third season of Netflix's "Stranger Things" while the strangest thing of all is living in the White House.


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